University News

Female Equality in STEM Fields

(This article originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of TCU Magazine.) by Makenzie Stallo Themes of lauded film Hidden Figures linger as conversations about gender bias continue, especially in STEM fields. Sitting in the middle of a Midwest college classroom with books on the desk and pencils sharpened, Diane Snow was unprepared for what… Read more »

Football player named to watch list for community service

The pre-season is filled with announcements of football players landing on watch lists for various trophies and awards. One talented Texas Christian University football player is on the watch list for his strong efforts off the field. TCU wide receiver Shaun Nixon (junior, Austin, Texas) has been named to the watch list for the Wuerffel… Read more »

TCU’s LiiNK Project helps Little Elm ISD find balance

By Audrey Henvey, Little Elm Journal Two children sit in a boat. The sun shines over the clear waters as they embark on their latest aquatic adventure. The sea is as green as grass. In fact, it is grass. The boat is a bench in a school playground, and the children are enjoying one of… Read more »

TCU Researchers Part of Group Working to Boost Horned Frog Numbers

Phrynosoma cornutum, better known in these parts as the horned frog, is the official reptile of Texas, in addition to its duties as Texas Christian University’s beloved mascot. Texas has included the species on its endangered list since 1977 along with red harvester ants, which is its main source of food. The San Antonio Zoo… Read more »

Fort Worth’s Future Doctors Experience Junior Medical School

The inaugural class of 60 TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine students isn’t expected to arrive until summer 2019, but medical school was in full swing June 12-16 with 27 eager scholars spending their days on the TCU and UNT Health Science Center campuses. Students logged time in the anatomy lab, learned emergency medical procedures… Read more »

Heath Einstein Named Dean of Admission

Texas Christian University announces that Heath Einstein has been appointed dean of Admission. The announcement came following a national search to identify top-quality candidates to serve in this role. Einstein, who most recently served as interim dean of Admission, has worked at TCU since 2012, playing a central role in managing national recruitment efforts for… Read more »

TCU Dedicates Dan Jenkins Press Box

Press box named in honor of alumnus and long-time sports writer, Dan Jenkins ’53. On May 30, TCU dedicated the 132-seat press box in honor of alumnus and writer Dan Jenkins ’53. The room spans a long portion of the W.A. “Monty & Tex” Moncrief Field inside of Amon G. Carter Stadium. “Hopefully the people… Read more »

Leaders Heed the Call of Their Community

Throughout their junior year, students in the BNSF Neeley Leadership program undertake important projects that have a meaningful impact on the community.  [Excerpt from Neeley Magazine] – “When I think about giving back to the community, I think about service,” said Marilyn Loubier, supply and value chain management major. “The ability to use my business… Read more »

More Recess Improves Students’ Focus

While that seems impossible, that’s what Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for Health Sciences and Research, has found in her research with the LiiNK Project.The mission of the LiiNK (Let’s inspire innovation ‘N Kids) Project is to bridge the gap between academics and social, emotional and healthy well-being for children, parents, educators… Read more »