Research Apprentices Program offers early start in science

In astronomer Kat Barger’s research group you’ll find the usual mix of undergraduate and graduate students ¾ and one very bright 11-year-old. “I try to attract diverse students to our lab as much as possible,” she says. Cannan Huey-You, a high school senior, is the youngest of more than a dozen high school students who… Read more »

Four individuals win Ferrari Award

Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. has selected four winners for this year’s Michael J. Ferrari Award for Distinguished University Service and Leadership. Michael Butler, Chuck Dunning and Ebony Rose (nominated as a team) and Victoria Herrera share this year’s award spotlight. Butler, associate professor of economics and associate dean of the AddRan College of Liberal… Read more »

Dallas exhibition provides unique opportunity to TCU community

TCU students, faculty and staff have the unique opportunity to experience the México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco and the Avant-Garde, currently at the Dallas Museum of Art. Students can see the key works they are studying that were created in Mexico during the first half of the 20th century, a crucial… Read more »

TCU Neeley School of Business Awards $79,700 to Student Entrepreneurs in the 2017 Values and Ventures® Competition

The top 18 student teams out of 51 universities won cash and in-kind prizes in the unique competition that rewards plans for businesses that make a profit while making a difference. College students from 51 universities came to TCU April 21-22, 2017, for the seventh annual Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition, to pitched plans… Read more »

Helping parents cope with raising a child with autism

Join TCU on Facebook at noon CT on April 25 for a live “Ask the Expert” with Naomi Ekas. Parents with children recently diagnosed with autism often have a single-minded focus on the needs of their child. “When we talk to families, they’ll often say, ‘Oh, don’t waste your time on me. Focus on my… Read more »

Melanie Harris awarded ACE Fellowship

The American Council on Education has awarded Melanie Harris a 2017-18 ACE Fellowship. The ACE Fellows Program is the longest-running leadership development program for higher education in the United States. Harris is one of 46 university leaders selected this year. She is the founding director of African American and Africana Studies and associate professor of… Read more »

Michael Bachmann uses predictive analytics to prevent child abuse

In 2014, Tarrant County reported more than 6,000 cases of child abuse or neglect – more than in any other county in the Lone Star state. And those are just the known cases. “Data suggests that the underreporting rates of crimes against children is exceedingly high,” says Dyann Daley, executive director of Cook Children’s Center… Read more »

Paul Dorman establishes generous scholarship for Fort Worth’s first class of MDs

Pharmaceutical executive, business investor and entrepreneur Paul Dorman has provided a generous gift to help make the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine a reality for this community – and a dream-come-true for future students. The H. Paul Dorman Charter Scholarship Program will provide full first-year tuition to the inaugural class of M.D. students at… Read more »

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 academic year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. The Fulbright Program is one of the… Read more »