THINK GLOBAL: Borders and immigration

March 27, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, 6 p.m. FREE, open to the public KERA’s Krys Boyd will moderate a discussion with top scholars, journalists, and policy makers on global affairs. PARTICIPANTS Krys Boyd, moderator Host and managing editor of Think, KERA Bio Boyd began her career along the U.S.-Mexico border, working simultaneously at radio and television stations… Read more »

TCU receives 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

Texas Christian University is one of seven colleges and universities selected to receive the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Awards for Campus Internationalization. True to the legacy of the late Senator Paul Simon of Illinois, for whom NAFSA’s Simon Awards are named, the seven U.S. colleges and universities that were selected have demonstrated remarkable innovation and… Read more »

TCU Jazz Festival celebrates 40 years

Jazz is a type of music characterized by improvisation, modification and a powerful rhythm. Regularly featuring brass and woodwind instruments as well as piano, the genre is said to be the best music to represent America as “there is no better example of democracy: individual freedom but with a responsibility to the group.” In other… Read more »

Where Business Savvy Meets Social Responsibility

Kamryn Schropp went to Ethiopia for her summer internship to work with people who are passionate about alleviating the conditions of poverty. “I met people who use business as a means to do good.” This trip was not a typical summer internship. As they landed in Ethiopia, Kamryn, Hunter, Olivia, Jack, Cami, Caroline, Eva, Nguyen,… Read more »

Business as a Force for Good: Making Bad Guys Good Again

“We are helping people who are invested in making themselves better for society and their families,” Michele Gagne EMBA ’03 said of her volunteer work with the Prison Entrepreneurship Program. [Excerpt from Neeley Magazine]  –  When dozens of TCU Neeley undergrads went to prison as part of Dr. Garry Bruton’s strategy class, two EMBA alumni… Read more »

Score! TCU MBAs Win First Place in MIT Sloan First Pitch Sports Competition

Their creative virtual-reality approach to a major sports organization’s audience challenge set them up for a perfect goal to win the day. The competition was tough: Dartmouth. Texas. TCU. The list of past winners was impressive: Harvard. Chicago. MIT. Dartmouth. McGill. But when it came time to elevate the game, TCU MBA Horned Frogs Mitch… Read more »

“Back to Class” is back!

Five faculty members in TCU’s AddRan College of Liberal Arts will present “Back to Class,” an evening of timely and thought-provoking mini-lectures on Thursday, March 30. The reception for this biannual event begins at 6 p.m. and classes start at 7 p.m. in the Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, 2901 Stadium Drive. The event is open… Read more »

TCU alum provides backdrop for “Manchester by the Sea”

Manchester by the Sea, the story of a man who tries to comfort his nephew while coping with a tragedy from his past and the death of his older brother, was a 2017 Oscar nominee for Best Picture. The all-star cast includes Casey Affleck, who was named Best Actor for his role, Michelle Williams and Matthew… Read more »

RAWIYA: We Do Not Choose Our Dictators

The Art Galleries at TCU presents social justice photography exhibition March 4 to May 13 “We Do Not Choose Our Dictators” is a selection of photographic works by RAWIYA, a collective focused on human rights and social justice. Translated from Arabic as “she/he who tells a story,” RAWIYA originally was formed in 2009 as an… 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 »