University News

Smithsonian Curator Chronicles Remarkable Life of Sally Ride

The collection highlights the achievements of the first American woman in space. This article by Mary Ann Kurker is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Sally Ride asked her parents for a telescope when she was a girl. Gazing up at the heavens from her front yard in California, she likely missed the spot… Read more »

Katherine Spillar ’75 Fights for Feminism

Activist helps lead the charge for gender equality. This article by Lisa Martin is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Feminism is enjoying a moment. Katherine “Kathy” Spillar ’75 could say the same. As executive editor of Ms. magazine and executive director of the Feminist Majority Foundation, Spillar has spent her entire career advocating… Read more »

Community Scholars Bring New Perspectives

Scholarship program opens up a world of possibilities to North Texas’s underserved elite students. This article by Caroline Collier ’98 (MLA ’17) is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Learning to play golf doesn’t often lead to an academic scholarship, but that’s what happened for Courtland MacQueenette ’16. One afternoon in 2003, the then-10-year-old… Read more »

The Davies School Will Offer a Free Summer Speech & Language Clinic

The clinic will focus on improving language and literacy skills. A recent gift from Fort Worth Scottish Rite recently the Davies School will allow up to 20 children (pre-school children through those who will enter third grade) to receive free services during a three-week clinic at TCU’s Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders in… Read more »

Ronald C. Parker Awarded TCU Neeley’s Bob Bolen Civic Leadership Award

Parker, former president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council and retired senior vice president for PepsiCo, is honored for his service to the community. For his esteemed legacy of business acumen and community service, Ronald C. Parker was awarded the Bob Bolen Civic Leadership Award by the TCU Neeley School of Business. “Ron has… Read more »

Joint Training Exercise Wednesday and Friday

Active shooter training has become an important topic of discussion in recent years for universities and workplaces across the country.   As part of ongoing emergency preparedness efforts, TCU Police, MedStar Mobile Healthcare, the Fort Worth Fire Department and Fort Worth Police Department will conduct joint training using an active shooter scenario from 8 a.m…. Read more »

TCU Graduated 1,957 at Spring Commencement

Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School today bestowed degrees on 1,957 students from 44 states, including Texas, and from 31 foreign countries in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., who also delivered the commencement address…. Read more »

Keeping Schools Safe

The following is an opinion piece by Eric Wood, Ph.D., LPC, associate director of counseling and mental health at Texas Christian University. The recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – one of the deadliest such attacks in American history – has renewed the debate over how best to keep our schools safe…. Read more »

Sales and Customer Insights Center Opens at TCU Neeley School of Business

The new Sales and Customer Insights Center at the TCU Neeley School of Business will help businesses develop, grow and manage the buyer-seller relationship, which is vital to the success of any organization. The center will connect TCU Neeley’s marketing experts with the business community for the latest research, offer opportunities for collaboration, and provide… Read more »

The Classroom (R)evolution

Active learning has been in place at TCU for years. But with multidisciplinary Rees-Jones Hall now open, students and professors have a new technology-rich, 21st century place to learn together. This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of TCU Magazine. Twenty minutes into Keith Whitworth’s 10 a.m. section of Introductory Sociology, the American… Read more »