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TCU Hurricane Harvey Response FAQs

Hurricane Harvey has affected thousands in the coastal communities of Texas, and hundreds from our TCU community. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers. We will add more information and resources over the next few days as we have more information, so please check back. Updated Sept. 1, 2017, 8:23 a.m. What are current… 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. “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 skills? I don’t think I… Read more »

Bringing the TCU Brand to Life

What is a brand? It may be easier to define what a brand is not — it’s not a tagline, not a color, not a logo. It’s not even a marketing campaign. Those are all aspects of a brand, but a well-articulated brand is much bigger than these individual elements. Ultimately, a brand represents a… Read more »

Eclipsing Research

TCU astronomer Kat Barger shines a light on the Milky Way’s origins About 4 1/2 billion years ago, at cosmic distances that are difficult to fathom, a star collapsed in on itself and exploded. Within 20 minutes of the core’s collapse, a shockwave streamed through the star’s surface in a burst of light that shone… Read more »

Debbie Rhea is in the Running to Present at SXSW EDU

Your support is needed and appreciated. Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for health sciences and research in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has applied to present at the SXSW EDU conference March 5-8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Thousands of participants attend from around the world to learn, network and be… Read more »

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in the Campus Commons Aug. 21

A partial solar eclipse will be visible between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Fort Worth Monday, Aug. 21. The College of Science & Engineering, the Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education (College of Education) and Student Affairs have joined together to throw a viewing party in the Campus Commons. Members of the TCU… Read more »

LT Adds Gold Jacket to his Wardrobe

He is TCU’s all-time leading rusher. He is the winner of the 2000 Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top running back. He is an NFL Most Valuable Player and the Walter Payton Man of the Year for 2006. He served as a studio analyst for NFL network programming and is a co-founder of the… Read more »

iEngage Encourages Civic Participation

Fifty middle school students will convene on the TCU campus next week to learn about the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship in a free civics camp. TCU is only the second university to host the iEngage Summer Civics Institute, which is funded by a grant from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation and by TCU’s College… Read more »

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 »