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More Recess Improves Students’ Focus

While that seems impossible, that’s what Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for Health Sciences and Research, has found in her research with the LiiNK Project.The mission of the LiiNK (Let’s inspire innovation ‘N Kids) Project is to bridge the gap between academics and social, emotional and healthy well-being for children, parents, educators… Read more »

Nutritional Sciences Students Help Educate Families about Healthy Eating Habits

The Department of Nutritional Sciences has teamed up with the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) to better the community through various initiatives that educate low-income families about healthy eating habits. Lyn Dart, associate professor and food management program director, cultivated the relationship with TAFB nearly 15 years ago and formed the Supervised Practice Experience program,… Read more »

TCU Commencement featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Texas Christian University featured prominently among the universities across the nation in NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’s Salute to the Class of 2017. Watch to see glimpses of our history-making graduates Carson Huey-You and Caylin Moore, along with the celebratory graduates in nursing and one of the service dogs who crossed the stage May… Read more »

Two history-making graduates among largest graduating class

Two history-making students, part of the largest graduating class in Texas Christian University’s history, participated in Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13. Carson Huey-You, 14, received a bachelor’s degree in physics, and is TCU’s youngest graduate. Caylin L. Moore, who received a bachelor’s degree in economics, earned the distinction of being TCU’s second Rhodes Scholar. In… Read more »

Kinesiology professor leads concussion research

Nestled away deep in the basement of the Rickel Building lies the Kinesiology Department’s Exercise & Sport Performance Lab which, upon first glance, may not appear to be a lab at all. With racks, weights, and lifting platforms filling the expanse of the space, you might think you’d accidentally stumbled into the football team’s weight… Read more »

New M.D. School will bring economic and social benefits to Fort Worth

The TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine is expected to positively impact the North Texas community by addressing Texas’ growing physician shortage, providing new opportunities for employment and boosting the local economy, according to a report by Tripp Umbach, the leading provider of economic impact analysis for academic health centers in the nation. The new… Read more »

Melanie Harris awarded ACE Fellowship

The American Council on Education has awarded Melanie Harris a 2017-18 ACE Fellowship. The ACE Fellows Program is the longest-running leadership development program for higher education in the United States. Harris is one of 46 university leaders selected this year. She is the founding director of African American and Africana Studies and associate professor of… Read more »

Michael Bachmann uses predictive analytics to prevent child abuse

In 2014, Tarrant County reported more than 6,000 cases of child abuse or neglect – more than in any other county in the Lone Star state. And those are just the known cases. “Data suggests that the underreporting rates of crimes against children is exceedingly high,” says Dyann Daley, executive director of Cook Children’s Center… Read more »

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 academic year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. The Fulbright Program is one of the… Read more »