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TCU and UNT Health Science Center to create new medical school

MD program will strengthen team model of education UPDATE (March 17, 2016): 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. Learn more. Texas Christian… Read more »

Toad to Omaha: TCU Baseball bound for College World Series

Via GoFrogs.com TCU walked-off with a thrilling 5-4, 16-inning victory over Texas A&M to advance to its second straight College World Series Monday night in front of 7,294 fans. Garrett Crain worked a 10-pitch lead-off walk to open the 16th. With two out and two on following a walk to Connor Wanhanen, Evan Skoug stepped… Read more »

TCU MBA team wins Texas Real Estate Challenge

TCU MBA students came away with a first-place finish and $5,000 at the 2015 Texas Shoot-Out real estate MBA challenge, a case study competition sponsored by the North Texas chapter of NAIOP, the association for commercial real estate development. For the first time in the competition’s 10-year history, two schools tied for first place, TCU… Read more »

Dr. Molly Weinburgh named a 2015 Piper Professor

Dr. Molly Hand Weinburgh, professor of science education in the TCU College of Education, has been selected as a Piper Professor for 2015. The honor was announced today by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio which, each year since 1958, honors 10 Texas professors for their superior teaching. She joined the TCU faculty… Read more »

San Diego State wins TCU’s Values & Ventures Competition

College students from 49 universities across the U.S. and around the world came to TCU April 10-11 to present plans that demonstrate a societal or environmental need to be filled, as well as the profitability of the business. More than 80 business leaders served as judges and mentors, to provide a solid base of knowledge… Read more »

Suzy Lockwood named Center for Connection Culture Hero

For her steadfast commitment to maintaining and strengthening a relationship-based culture at TCU, Suzy Lockwood has been selected as the Spring 2015 Center for Connection Culture Hero. Lockwood is director of undergraduate nursing studies in the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, as well as a nursing professor and the director of the Center for Oncology Education &… Read more »

April focus on prevention of child abuse

The month of April has been designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month and TCU’s College of Education and Dept. of Social Work have teamed with Alliance for Children to help raise awareness of the importance of preventing child abuse. April 14: Stewards of Children Training Stewards of Children is a training program that educates… Read more »

Entrepreneurial students from 49 universities coming to campus April 10-11 for annual values-based business competition

Combine making a profit with doing something meaningful, and you get brilliant ideas from students around the world for TCU’s 5th annual Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition. (www.neeley.tcu.edu/vandv) This year, students from a record 49 universities are coming to TCU April 10-11 to compete for more than $70,000 in total cash prizes…. Read more »

COE professors selected co-editors of literacy journal

TCU’s College of Education faculty members have been selected to serve as the editorial team for The Reading Teacher, the International Literacy Association’s leading peer-reviewed journal for education of literacy learners up to age 12. Jan Lacina and Robin Griffith will serve as co-editors of the journal for the next six years. Their appointment begins… Read more »