University News

Jim Chadwell is Taking the Lead on Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters—we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands don’t… Read more »

Power and Protests

Rhetoric scholar revisits the militant revolutions of the 1960s (This article by Caroline Collier originally appeared in the 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) Brad Lucas was born right after the Days of Rage, a 1969 spectacle in Chicago where frustrated protesters from the hippie counterculture staged a violent confrontation with police. Even though the associate… Read more »

Straight From the Heart

Therapeutic art programs help people transform their lives. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) As a first-year elementary school art teacher in Shreveport, La., Amanda Allison struggled to connect with her students who had disabilities. But that ongoing challenge shaped her professional journey. While teaching future art… Read more »

ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to TCU

ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to TCU and broadcasting from Campus Commons at the University Union on Saturday, Oct. 7, ahead of TCU’s showdown with West Virginia. The show will air from 8 a.m. CT to 11 a.m. CT. All information regarding the show can be found here. Go Frogs!

Latin American Music Festival honors influential composer

The School of Music at Texas Christian University will present the 11th Latin American Music Festival Oct. 9-12, paying homage to the life and music of Roque Cordero, the most influential Panamanian composer and one of the most prominent Latin American composers of the 20th century, on the 100-year anniversary of his birth. All concerts… Read more »

Mike Slattery is Taking the Lead On Discovery

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters, we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands… Read more »

Professor Patrick Flynn Named Research Exemplar

Patrick M. Flynn, Saul B. Sells Chair of Psychology, director of the Institute of Behavioral Research and professor of psychology, was recently selected as a research exemplars in the STEM sector by the Professionalism & Integrity in Research program. Flynn’s research has included studies of national treatment outcomes, intervention trials, treatment costs, organizational functioning, implementation… Read more »

Mary Uhl-Bien Honored with Leadership Quarterly’s Decennial Award

You could call it the research of the decade. Uhl-Bien’s work on complexity leadership has earned accolades for having a substantial impact for 10 years and counting.  When research makes an impact that lasts 10 years, it deserves an award. Leadership Quarterly announces the first Decennial Award for an article that has had and continues… Read more »

College Athletics and Fashion Merchandising – An Odd Couple that Works

This spring, TCU Athletics, through its trademark licensing program, partnered with the university’s Department of Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising on a design competition that awarded a TCU student a VIP experience at New York Fashion Week: The Shows. TCU senior Anna Kindred from Olathe, Kansas, put together three winning looks that earned her the VIP experience at… Read more »

Saving Premature Babies

A doctor’s invention saves babies in the developing world (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” By anyone’s reckoning, Thomas Hansen ’70 has earned a retirement filled with long walks along the shore, late nights at the theater and invigorating travel. Yet upon stepping down as Seattle… Read more »