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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 »

Darron Turner named Chief Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator

As part of TCU’s ongoing emphasis on enriching our culture and ensuring a welcoming environment for all faculty, staff and students, Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. today announced the creation of a Chief Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator position and appointed Dr. Darron Turner, formerly associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs, to the role…. Read more »

THINK GLOBAL: Global implications of the U.S. Presidential Election

Sept. 27, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom Reception at 5:30 p.m., panel discussion at 6 p.m. FREE, open to the public KERA’s Krys Boyd will moderate a discussion with top scholars, journalists, and policy makers on global affairs. With the first presidential debate scheduled for the prior evening, this Think Global event promises to be lively and… Read more »

Mayor Price speaks to College Advising Corps

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price visited Texas Christian University on Thursday, July 21, to welcome the TCU College Advising Corps’ 24 new advisers and to thank them for “encouraging kids to go to college, inspiring them to dream big and giving something back to our community.” Price spoke about Fort Worth’s initiatives to support education, including SPARC,… Read more »

Six years running as a “Great College to Work For”

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Chronicle of Higher Education has again selected Texas Christian University as one of the top universities honored in its 2016 “Great Colleges to Work For” list. This is TCU’s sixth year to be recognized, and the university again earned recognition in all 12 areas of distinction, a feat no other… Read more »

New podcast series investigates the state of journalism

Last month, in its “State of the News Media 2016” report, the Pew Research Center shared that two-thirds of U.S. adults said they learned about the presidential election from digital sources, including news sites, apps and social networking sites. By comparison, Pew reported, in 2012, just 17 percent of U.S. adults said they turned to… Read more »

Shaping the future of health care

Harris College launches collaborative institute to shape the future of health care Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences is pleased to announce the formation of the Health Innovation Institute at TCU (HIIAT), a collaborative institute that houses four related centers: the Center for Translational Research; the Center for Collaborative Practice; the Center for Oncology… Read more »

TCU graduated 1,873 Saturday at its spring Commencement

Texas Christian University bestowed degrees on 1,873 students at its spring Commencement in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus May 7. The number is significant, as 1873 is the year TCU was founded, and it is the second consecutive spring that number of students graduated. Students… Read more »