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Altering Antibiotics

Student in TCU high school program works on medicines of tomorrow. (This article by Nicholas J. Ferrandino originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) Fascinated by medicine and eager to take part in her elementary school’s science fair, Afeefah Khazi-Syed designed a project on the health benefits of proper etiquette. “My first… Read more »

KinderFrogs Overcome Developmental Delays

Preschoolers with Down syndrome prep for traditional classrooms. (October is Down syndrome awareness month. This article by Caroline Collier originally appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Nya Johnson’s parents did not pursue genetic testing before her birth in 2011. In the delivery room, her mother noticed right away that their child had… Read more »

Jim Chadwell is Taking the Lead on Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters—we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands don’t… Read more »

Straight From the Heart

Therapeutic art programs help people transform their lives. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) As a first-year elementary school art teacher in Shreveport, La., Amanda Allison struggled to connect with her students who had disabilities. But that ongoing challenge shaped her professional journey. While teaching future art… Read more »

Mike Slattery is Taking the Lead On Discovery

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters, we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands… Read more »

Professor Patrick Flynn Named Research Exemplar

Patrick M. Flynn, Saul B. Sells Chair of Psychology, director of the Institute of Behavioral Research and professor of psychology, was recently selected as a research exemplars in the STEM sector by the Professionalism & Integrity in Research program. Flynn’s research has included studies of national treatment outcomes, intervention trials, treatment costs, organizational functioning, implementation… Read more »

Saving Premature Babies

A doctor’s invention saves babies in the developing world (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” By anyone’s reckoning, Thomas Hansen ’70 has earned a retirement filled with long walks along the shore, late nights at the theater and invigorating travel. Yet upon stepping down as Seattle… Read more »

Leaders Heed the Call of Their Community

Throughout their junior year, students in the BNSF Neeley Leadership program undertake important projects that have a meaningful impact on the community. “When I think about giving back to the community, I think about service,” said Marilyn Loubier, supply and value chain management major. “The ability to use my business skills? I don’t think I… Read more »

Bringing the TCU Brand to Life

What is a brand? It may be easier to define what a brand is not — it’s not a tagline, not a color, not a logo. It’s not even a marketing campaign. Those are all aspects of a brand, but a well-articulated brand is much bigger than these individual elements. Ultimately, a brand represents a… Read more »

Debbie Rhea is in the Running to Present at SXSW EDU

Your support is needed and appreciated. Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for health sciences and research in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has applied to present at the SXSW EDU conference March 5-8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Thousands of participants attend from around the world to learn, network and be… Read more »