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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 »

Partnership with UNTHSC and Debbie Rhea honored at HealthCare Heroes

Fort Worth Business presented the 2016 Healthcare Hero awards Wednesday night at the Fort Worth Club. Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s partnership for the new M.D. school was honored with the Vision Award. The HealthCare Heroes Vision Award is given to individuals or institutions that provide a new… Read more »

Professor studies anti-human trafficking efforts

New research released on effectiveness of anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States After more than two years of data collection and analysis, a team of researchers from Colorado College, Northeastern University and Texas Christian University have published the first-ever report on the effectiveness of anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States. This National Institute… Read more »

Juniors participate in inaugural White Coat Ceremony

The School of Nursing in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences held its inaugural White Coat Ceremony for junior nursing majors Jan. 14 in the Robert Carr Chapel. June Marshall ’97 (DNP ’11), nurse scientist at Texas Health Resources, spoke at the ceremony. Recent TCU nursing alumni assisted with presenting the white coats. The… Read more »

Online Nursing Graduate Program rises in rankings

U.S. News & World Report today announced that Texas Christian University’s online graduate nursing program has been ranked 20, up 24 spots from 44 last year. Program rankings consider student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, student services and technology and admissions selectivity. “I attribute this increased recognition to the dedication of our faculty… Read more »

More than 700 scheduled to graduate Saturday

Degrees from Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School will be presented to 782 students during Fall Commencement ceremonies at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students will receive their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. The Chancellor also will deliver the Commencement address…. Read more »

The neurobiology of aging

TCU professors join forces to fight Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease steals its victims’ memories and robs their families of invaluable time with loved ones. On a national scale, the brain disease gobbles more than $220 billion each year just in caregiving costs. Of the six leading causes of death in the U.S., the neurodegenerative disorder… Read more »

Research shows more recess improves learning outcomes

Recess is so much more than monkey bars and freeze tag, and Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology, associate dean for Health Sciences and Research and director of the LiiNK Project, is leading the movement to add more mandatory recesses for a half-dozen schools in North Texas. Learn more about the LiiNK Project in this story… Read more »

DanceTCU fall concert features Halloween tricks and treats

From Romantic ballet to cutting edge contemporary dance, the TCU School for Classical and Contemporary Dance (SCCD) presents its annual fall concert, featuring choreography by faculty and guest artists, this Halloween weekend. “We’re thrilled to present world-class performance here at TCU,” said director Elizabeth Gillaspy. “This presentation of talented students, faculty and special guests represents the collaborative spirit that exists… Read more »