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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 »

College of Education wins national award

Texas Christian University’s College of Education Language & Literacy Program, received the Wisniewski Teacher Education Award, an honor presented annually to recognize an outstanding teacher education program at a college or university. College of Education Dean Mary M. Patton accepted the award during the Society of Professors of Education (SPE) annual meeting in Washington, D.C…. Read more »

‘Think Global’ discussion addresses local and global impact of sex slavery

THINK GLOBAL: Sex Trafficking April 4, 6 p.m., Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom [map] FREE, open to the public Around the world, and right here in Dallas-Fort Worth, countless women are forced, coerced or tricked into sexual servitude. A complex web of economic, social and political factors leave these women dependent on their traffickers and deprived of other options…. Read more »

Her name is Hope

Learn about the TCU Rhino Initiative and the rhino crisis through the eyes of a TCU student. The College of Science & Engineering, in conjunction with the College of Fine Arts, announce the grand opening of the TCU Rhino Exhibit, “Her name is Hope.” The exhibition features artwork and photography by senior studio art major… Read more »

TCU and UNT Health Science Center select dean for new M.D. school

Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., says new school will impact health care in Texas for generations Texas Christian University and UNT Health Science Center have selected Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, as the founding dean of the new M.D. school the two institutions are establishing in Fort Worth…. Read more »