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Professor studies how technology is used in human trafficking cases

Vanessa Bouché, assistant professor of political science, in partnership with THORN: Digital Defenders of Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to driving technology innovation to fight child sexual exploitation, recently released a significant report. Based on a yearlong study, the document reveals the ways in which traffickers leverage various technology platforms to recruit, groom and sell domestic… Read more »

Schieffer Symposium panelists announced; tickets available starting March 6

The 11th annual Schieffer Symposium will be held in Ed Landreth Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on April 8. Tickets to the event will go on sale at 5 p.m. CST on Friday, March 6, at SchiefferCollege.tcu.edu. Around 300 complimentary tickets are available to TCU students; however, spots must be reserved by emailing schieffercollegeRSVP@tcu.edu.    About This… Read more »

Andrews Institute receives grant to continue outreach to local teachers

The TCU Andrews Institute of Mathematics and Science Education has received a $257,437 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a professional development program for 32 middle and high school biology teachers. Molly Weinburgh, professor and director of the Andrews Institute, and Cecilia Silva, professor of education, will lead the program. Throughout… Read more »

Neeley School Marketing Department ranked 6th in nation

In a recently released ranking of university marketing departments across the U.S., TCU’s Neeley School of Business ranked 6th in the U.S. out of 39 ranked schools, based on the number of articles faculty members have had accepted and published in the Journal of Marketing over the past five years. “This ranking is especially impressive… Read more »

Frost Foundation Lectureship features two notable women March 2 and 3

A notable National Geographic photographer and an expert on women and democratic transitions will be speakers at this year’s Frost Foundation Lectureships on Global Issues 2015. The March 2 and 3 events are sponsored by the Center for International Studies and TCU’s Women & Gender Studies program. Jodi Cobb, National Geographic’s first female photographer, will… Read more »

Welcome new executive director of the Tandy Center for Executive Leadership

By Elaine Cole In his new role at the Tandy Center, Roach is responsible for overall strategic direction to develop innovative executive development programs and services, and build educational partnerships and relationships with businesses and alumni. “I’ve spent 20-something years on both sides of the executive education relationship. I have lead projects in several large… Read more »

Feb. 13 Leaders in Media Conference to address TV marketing and promotion

The third annual Leaders in Media Conference, hosted by the Film-Television-Digital Media (FTDM) Department, will take place Friday, Feb. 13 in the Kelly Center. The conference is free to all TCU students and faculty, and limited seats are available to the public. This year’s topic is Marketing and Promotions for Television. Garen van de Beek, executive… Read more »

Max Krochmal: Preserving oral histories from the Civil Rights Movement

From chronicling the stories of African American and Mexican American freedom fighters to traveling to key civil rights landmarks with his students, Max Krochmal, assistant professor of history, makes the important struggles of the past inform the policies and social events of the modern day. Max is a doer. While many perceive Texas as a… Read more »

TCU wins award for Innovation in International Education

It was announced in New York City today that TCU’s Discovering Global Citizenship program is the winner of an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. The Institute of International Education sponsors the annual competition to recognize outstanding initiatives in international higher education among its 1,400 member campuses. IIE will present the award at… Read more »