University News

Paschal connection counts

The connection between TCU and Paschal is as close as the two campuses, especially in the Paschal Mathematics Department. Student teaching supervisor Dick Allie has worked in education for nearly 50 years, yet he noticed that he has never seen something like eight TCU alumni working in a Paschal math department of 21 faculty. Department… Read more »

TCU Commencement featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Texas Christian University featured prominently among the universities across the nation in NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’s Salute to the Class of 2017. Watch to see glimpses of our history-making graduates Carson Huey-You and Caylin Moore, along with the celebratory graduates in nursing and one of the service dogs who crossed the stage May… Read more »

New data visualization maps degree completion in the U.S.

Kyle Walker, assistant professor of geography and director of the Center for Urban Studies at Texas Christian University, has created a new data visualization, Educational Attainment in America,” which takes stats from the National Historic Geographic Information System to map out degree completion data from the U.S. Census. Walker’s map shows sharp contrast between educational attainment… Read more »

Assistant professor finds sheriffs to be enthusiastic about enforcing U.S. immigration law

Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science, co-authored with Mirya Holman (Tulane University) an article in The Washington Post in The Monkey Cage, a compelling forum to connect political scientists and political conversation. In “Sheriffs are enthusiastic about enforcing U.S. immigration law. That makes a big difference.,” Farris and Holman shared their research that shows… Read more »

Trinity Shakespeare Festival opens June 13

The critically-acclaimed Trinity Shakespeare Festival opens its ninth season, performing Richard III and Measure for Measure in repertory June 13-July 2. Performances of Richard III are in the Marlene and Spencer Hays Theatre and performances of Measure for Measure are in the Jerita Foley Buschman Theatre, both in Ed Landreth Hall, 2800 S. University Dr…. Read more »

PianoTexas brings renowned pianists to campus

The 36th annual PianoTexas International Academy & Festival, presented by the TCU School of Music in collaboration with The Cliburn, brings world-renowned pianists to TCU’s campus through June 17. The complete schedule of events and highlights of performers are available at PianoTexas. Admission is free and open to the public. Designed to integrate the music profession, the… Read more »

Two history-making graduates among largest graduating class

Two history-making students, part of the largest graduating class in Texas Christian University’s history, participated in Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13. Carson Huey-You, 14, received a bachelor’s degree in physics, and is TCU’s youngest graduate. Caylin L. Moore, who received a bachelor’s degree in economics, earned the distinction of being TCU’s second Rhodes Scholar. In… Read more »

Kinesiology professor leads concussion research

Nestled away deep in the basement of the Rickel Building lies the Kinesiology Department’s Exercise & Sport Performance Lab which, upon first glance, may not appear to be a lab at all. With racks, weights, and lifting platforms filling the expanse of the space, you might think you’d accidentally stumbled into the football team’s weight… Read more »

New M.D. School will bring economic and social benefits to Fort Worth

The TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine is expected to positively impact the North Texas community by addressing Texas’ growing physician shortage, providing new opportunities for employment and boosting the local economy, according to a report by Tripp Umbach, the leading provider of economic impact analysis for academic health centers in the nation. The new… Read more »

At 30, Fellowship still making an impact

Ask a student like Ronald Ivy to put a value on the importance of the Juanita Cash Fellowship for Graduate Education in his life, and you’ll receive an answer that amounts to “priceless.” The science education doctoral student is one of many who have benefited from the award for minority students seeking advanced education degrees…. Read more »