Ologwagdi and the Art of Protest, Mar. 20-28

Panamanian artist to visit TCU for lecture and weeklong residency Armando Díaz Rivera (Ologwagdi) is one of Panama’s leading indigenous artists and a longtime veteran of the country’s labor and social protest movements.  From March 20-28, the artist will be at TCU on a visit made possible by Discovering Global Citizenship, the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan to… Read more »

Neeley School of Business announces Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments

Dr. Paul Irvine, an expert in capital markets, investments, investment banking and market microstructure, has been appointed the Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments at TCU’s Neeley School of Business. This new endowed chair in finance, provided by the generosity of John and Marsha Kleinheinz, supports a distinguished teacher and scholar… Read more »

Frost Foundation Lectureship features two notable women March 2 and 3

A notable National Geographic photographer and an expert on women and democratic transitions will be speakers at this year’s Frost Foundation Lectureships on Global Issues 2015. The March 2 and 3 events are sponsored by the Center for International Studies and TCU’s Women & Gender Studies program. Jodi Cobb, National Geographic’s first female photographer, will… Read more »

TCU wins award for Innovation in International Education

It was announced in New York City today that TCU’s Discovering Global Citizenship program is the winner of an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. The Institute of International Education sponsors the annual competition to recognize outstanding initiatives in international higher education among its 1,400 member campuses. IIE will present the award at… Read more »

Preeminent Islam scholar will speak on campus Monday

Dr. Aminah McCloud will speak on “Islam in America” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in the Moudy Bldg. 141N. She is professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University and director of its Islamic World Studies Program. The program is free and open to the public. Dr. McCloud is the founder DePaul’s Islamic Program and… Read more »

French film series on campus Jan. 27-March 3

The 2015 Tournées French Film Festival will be held at TCU Jan. 27-March 3, thanks to a professor in its Dept. of Modern Languages Studies. Joshua Blaylock applied for and received a three-year grant from the French-American Cultural Exchange. The festival is sponsored by the Face Foundation and by the Cultural Service at the French… Read more »

Yuan Xiong Lu: Building Bridges Through Music

Since his arrival at TCU in 2008, Yuan Xiong LU has not only brought international recognition to the university’s School of Music, but he has also developed an outstanding double bass program and festival that attracts world-class artists to Fort Worth. Yuan is a dreamer. Born in Shanghai, Yuan displayed a real aptitude for the… Read more »

Fogelson Honors Forum presents Dr. Shibley Telhami on Jan. 21

The 2014-2015 Fogelson Honors Forum, presented by John V. Roach Honors College, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 in Ed Landreth Auditorium. This year’s guest is Dr. Shibley Telhami, speaking on what is at stake between America and the Middle East, also the subject of a book he published a decade ago. He… Read more »