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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 »

Business students marketing goods crafted by women in Ethiopia

How do you build opportunity out of abject poverty? Students in Dr. David Gras’ values-centered entrepreneurship class are learning by doing. They are designing and marketing jewelry, headbands and soap for Ethiopian women to create so they can support their families. Each student is a pro-bono consultant for the Adera Foundation, which improves the lives… Read more »

New housing option offers students language immersion lifestyle

TCU has recently opened a new immersion residence that offers students an opportunity to practice and refine their foreign language skills. Known collectively as the Language Houses, the residence includes four suites in Mabee Hall in Tom Brown/Pete Wright Residential Community for students currently studying French and German. Students who elect to live in a Language… Read more »

Study abroad this summer with the College of Education

The TCU College of Education recognizes the importance of international experiences and the value of learning about education systems outside of the United States. This summer, the College of Education is offering study abroad courses that will explore higher education and counseling in Great Britain or international education in various countries in Europe. Please read… Read more »