Broadcasters bring information, excitement and Latin spice to the airwaves on game day (This story by Caroline Collier originally appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of TCU Magazine.) Miguel Cruz was among the thousands of people sitting in the Rose Bowl, stunned by TCU’s 2011 triumph over Wisconsin. But he and Elvis Gallegos ’07 had… Read more »
New managing director Rodney D’Souza leads the institute’s campus-wide emphasis on all TCU students’ entrepreneurial endeavors and sharing faculty research to benefit entrepreneurship and small businesses. In answer to the demand from TCU students and the entrepreneurial community, the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center is now the TCU Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The new designation… Read more »
Marketing professor and former interim dean Bill Moncrief steps into the new position to promote excellence in teaching and research. Out of several exceptional candidates, Bill Moncrief, the Charles F and Alann P Bedford Professor of International Business, was appointed senior associate dean for academic affairs for an initial three-year term beginning August 1, 2018…. Read more »
The political science professor talks about media bias during the Donald Trump presidential campaign. Adam Schiffer, associate professor of political science, defines media bias and how that differs from media balance, and discusses other hot topics such as “fake news” with host James Creange ’17 in this TCU Magazine podcast.
Oncor has confirmed that a tree fell across a primary power line, which caused the power outage in the TCU area. Oncor has re-routed the power around the break, but have asked everyone to minimize their power load until they get the area stabilized and can make permanent repairs.
In 2016, TCU hosted its inaugural Indigenous Peoples Day Symposium, and the positive feedback that followed helped launch a dedicated, ongoing effort to acknowledge Native American people and communities. As part of this effort, the university has installed between Jarvis Hall and Dave C. Reed Hall a bronze plaque commemorating the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes… Read more »
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). The test will take place in two parts: the WEA portion starting at 1:18 p.m. CT, followed by the EAS portion at 1:20 p.m…. Read more »
A capstone class in journalism taught by Jean Marie Brown, assistant professor of Professional Practice and director of Student Media, has met with top experts on cybersecurity and the Russians use of social media as a propaganda tool. The students participating in this class are Grace Amiss, Katie Carter, Griffin Conboy, Richard Edgemon, Corinne Hildebrandt,… Read more »
In an opinion piece titled, “The right of women to choose their own futures,” Rosemarie Fike, economics instructor at TCU, says economic freedom is the key to overcome the gender disparity that exists in Saudi law and worldwide. She writes, “With greater economic freedom, women can choose whether and how to contribute to the economy… Read more »
Claire Nguyen, Eric Ngo, Anna McGraw and Iris Yang won third place in a Deloitte SAP competition, and walked away with job offers. Some students just don’t quit for the summer. They compete, win and get hired before their senior year even begins. Claire Nguyen, Eric Ngo, Anna McGraw and Iris Yang came together to… Read more »