Best-selling author, medical expert to give Green Honors Chair lecture

Art, Assassination, and America: How Transparency Disrupts an Industry and Changes a Nation Dr. Marty Makary, an advocate for transparency in medicine and common-sense solutions to health care’s problems, will present the Green Honors Chair lecture Nov. 5. A reception and book signing begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the presentation in the… Read more »

America’s school system topic of 2015 Fogelson Honors Forum

“Successful nations with top-performing school systems have a handful of things in common. They do not have charter schools or offer vouchers. Schools are funded equitably. Teachers are treated with respect. Districts recruit motivated people and see teachers as career professionals. And they ensure kids are healthy and ready to learn.” So summarizes a speech… Read more »

Chemistry colors our world

Members of the TCU Chemistry Club and education majors at Texas Christian University will team with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to celebrate Chemistry Connections: National Chemistry Week from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily Oct. 20-24. They will join student chemists from across North Texas to lead and demonstrate science activities in the… Read more »

Harris College appoints assistant deans

Susan Weeks, dean of the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has announced the appointment of two new assistant deans. Hylda Nugent, associate professor of professional practice, has accepted a three-year appointment as the assistant dean for Administrative and Clinical Affairs. Chris Watts, professor and director of the Davies School of Communication Sciences &… Read more »

TCU Forensics team to debate SB 11, Campus Carry

Opportunity to hear both sides of the “Campus Carry” law and its implications for TCU Four members of Texas Christian University’s Forensics team will debate Senate Bill 11, the “Campus Carry” law, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Brown-Lupton University Union ballroom. The debate is free and open to all members of the… Read more »

Civil rights oral history project receives NEH grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities on Tuesday announced that the Civil Rights in Black and Brown Oral History Project, a collaborative research initiative led by Assistant Professor of History Max Krochmal, has received a $200,000 grant from the agency. The grant to TCU, which includes $100,000 in outright funding and $100,000 in federal matching… Read more »

TCU School of Music celebrates new generation of music at second annual Festival of American Song

Event showcases TCU talent and Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown Texas Christian University’s School of Music kicks off its second annual Festival of American Song this month to celebrate a new generation of great American music. This year’s distinguished guest artist is Jason Robert Brown – lyricist, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, director, performer and Tony… Read more »

TCU and TCC sign articulation agreement

The chancellors of Tarrant County College and Texas Christian University signed an articulation agreement at TCU July 20 to facilitate the transfer of TCC graduates to TCU. The two higher education institutions signed the agreement as part of TCC’s ongoing commitment to student access and success. For TCU, it is a way to increase what… Read more »

TCU repeats as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For”

The University is the only college recognized in all 12 categories The Chronicle of Higher Education has again selected Texas Christian University as one of the top universities honored in “Great Colleges to Work For.” Since the university scored well in more than four categories, it was once again named to the Honor Roll. “It… Read more »

Chris Watts named a Fellow by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Dr. Christopher Watts, professor and director of the Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders, was recently named a Fellow by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Fellowship is one of the highest honors the organization bestows. “I am honored and humbled by this recognition,” said Watts. “The list of those who have been recognized as ASHA Fellow is… Read more »