University News

Native American and Indigenous Peoples Day Symposium: Matika Wilbur

Photographer who works to remedy Native American stereotypes to speak at TCU Matika Wilbur, a Swinomish and Tulalip photographer from Seattle, Washington, who is working to photograph citizens from every federally-recognized tribe in the United States, will work with students at the second annual Native American and Indigenous Peoples Day Symposium Oct. 2. She will… Read more »

Exhibiting Talent

Andrea Karnes ’01 MA found her calling – and the rest is art history. (This article by Melody McDonald Lanier originally appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Fresh out of college with a degree in art history, Andrea Karnes landed a receptionist job at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. It… Read more »

Diverted on 9/11, TCU Alumna Beverley Bass’s Story Landed on Broadway

(This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) A lifetime of pursuing her passions put Beverley Bass ’74 on course for breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and making history, even though she never set out to do any of those things. The retired pilot instead credits the significant events… Read more »

TCU’s Interior Designers Set the Tone

In-house interior designers are décor-minded gatekeepers of the TCU look. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) From shared office space at the Physical Plant, Lisa Murrell Aven ’79 and Stephanie McPeak ’03 use wood, metal, carpet, upholstery, paint and lighting to tell the story of TCU…. Read more »

Message from the Chancellor regarding DACA

Dear Campus Community – Yesterday’s announcement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created a great deal of uncertainty for members of the higher education community, including Texas Christian University. TCU has a longstanding history of encouraging global awareness and cultural understanding – with programs designed to advance knowledge, broaden perspectives and make a… Read more »

Hurricane Harvey Update: Mobilizing Horned Frogs

Dear Campus Community: Over the past few days, we have watched Hurricane Harvey devastate large parts of our state on an unprecedented scale. As ethical leaders and responsible citizens, we feel a sense of duty to help those affected by the storm. To all Horned Frogs and their families who have been directly affected by… Read more »

Message from the Chancellor: Hurricane Harvey Response

Dear Campus Community: Over the past few days, devastation from Hurricane Harvey has left thousands homeless, businesses destroyed and livelihoods uncertain along the Texas coast. At this point, no one can predict the full magnitude of the damage the storm will leave in its wake. We continue to closely monitor developments and stand ready to… Read more »

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 »