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Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies program to launch this spring

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, commonly referred to as CRES, is an interdisciplinary initiative aimed at establishing the study of diverse cultures as a key component of TCU’s curriculum and in all aspects of university life. The program, launching this spring, will explore race and ethnicity as active social, political, historical and cultural processes. According… Read more »

TCU graduated 779 Saturday at Fall Commencement

August and December degree candidates participate in ceremony TCU today bestowed degrees on 779 students at its Fall Commencement, graduating students from 34 states, including Texas, and 16 foreign countries in a formal ceremony held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini,… Read more »

More than 700 scheduled to graduate Saturday

Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School will present degrees to 779 students during two Fall Commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, 2900 Stadium Dr. on the TCU campus. Students will receive their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. The Chancellor also… Read more »

TCU Institute of Child Development updates name to honor late founder

The TCU Institute of Child Development announced this morning that it is changing its name to the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development in honor of late founder and director Karyn Purvis, effective immediately. Purvis devoted her life to healing “children from hard places,” a term she coined to describe children who have experienced some… Read more »

TCU Teach, new master’s and certification program, launched

TCU’s College of Education has launched an innovative program for new college graduates and working professionals looking to transition to a career in education. The TCU Teach Master’s Program offers individuals the opportunity to earn a master’s degree and teaching certificate for grades 6 through 12 in less than one year. “The TCU Teach program… Read more »

Election 2016: What’s next?

Texas Christian University alumnus Bob Schieffer will be on hand for a post-election, pre-inauguration Q&A session as he examines the voter frustrations of the 2016 presidential campaign and discusses Washington’s ability to change. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in Room 141 of the J.M. Moudy Visual Arts and Communication Building North, 2805 South… Read more »

Caylin Moore named 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Texas Christian University senior Caylin Moore is one of 32 recipients across the United States to receive the opportunity to study next fall at Oxford University, where he will complete his graduate studies in public policy and business administration. Moore overcame a number of obstacles to earn an academic scholarship at TCU. His life story… Read more »

TCU receives grant to work toward 100 percent tobacco-free campus

Grant from the CVS Health Foundation to support efforts to advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free policies Texas Christian University was awarded a $20,000 grant as part of the American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation’s Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI), a $3.6 million multi-year program intended to accelerate and… Read more »

TCU student-athlete is Rhodes Scholar finalist

His life story reads like the jacket of a book: a young boy who comes from a poverty-stricken and abusive family in a gang-infested neighborhood achieves success both academically and athletically through hard work and perseverance. But, like any good story, that’s just the beginning. Caylin Moore also is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar finalist. Scheduled… Read more »

Bob Schieffer College of Communication is first Campus Consortium partner in Texas

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Texas Christian University’s Bob Schieffer College of Communication are pleased to announce that the Schieffer College’s Department of Journalism has become the Pulitzer Center’s first university Campus Consortium partner in Texas. The partnership was announced Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C., at the Pulitzer Center’s 10th anniversary festivities. “Our… Read more »