Debbie Rhea is in the Running to Present at SXSW EDU

Your support is needed and appreciated. Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for health sciences and research in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has applied to present at the SXSW EDU conference March 5-8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Thousands of participants attend from around the world to learn, network and be… Read more »

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in the Campus Commons Aug. 21

A partial solar eclipse will be visible between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Fort Worth Monday, Aug. 21. The College of Science & Engineering, the Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education (College of Education) and Student Affairs have joined together to throw a viewing party in the Campus Commons. Members of the TCU… Read more »

LT Adds Gold Jacket to his Wardrobe

He is TCU’s all-time leading rusher. He is the winner of the 2000 Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top running back. He is an NFL Most Valuable Player and the Walter Payton Man of the Year for 2006. He served as a studio analyst for NFL network programming and is a co-founder of the… Read more »

iEngage Encourages Civic Participation

Fifty middle school students will convene on the TCU campus next week to learn about the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship in a free civics camp. TCU is only the second university to host the iEngage Summer Civics Institute, which is funded by a grant from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation and by TCU’s College… Read more »

Three Reasons Salespeople Leave, and How to Prevent It.

Losing an up-and-coming salesperson? It might be due to their coworkers as much as their performance. Research by Sarang Sunder, assistant professor of marketing, shows how you can predict when and why salespeople quit. It’s better to retain a good or even average salesperson than hire a new one. Keeping a salesperson is better for… Read more »

KinderFrogs Benefit from Adapted Physical Education, including Bike Riding

Twenty KinderFrogs took part in the first Strider Cup Race held in Texas last month. The race was a part of the national Strider Cup racing series, an event in which kids ages two to five, including children with special needs, put their bicycle skills to the test. Strider Bikes are specially designed to allow… Read more »

Female Equality in STEM Fields

(This article originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of TCU Magazine.) by Makenzie Stallo Themes of lauded film Hidden Figures linger as conversations about gender bias continue, especially in STEM fields. Sitting in the middle of a Midwest college classroom with books on the desk and pencils sharpened, Diane Snow was unprepared for what… Read more »

Football player named to watch list for community service

The pre-season is filled with announcements of football players landing on watch lists for various trophies and awards. One talented Texas Christian University football player is on the watch list for his strong efforts off the field. TCU wide receiver Shaun Nixon (junior, Austin, Texas) has been named to the watch list for the Wuerffel… Read more »

Values and Ventures Honored with Innovative Achievement Award

Already internationally known for innovation and inspiration, the Values and Ventures® Competition at TCU of by the Southwestern Business Dean’s Association. In 2010 the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center founded the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition to reward college students for profit-making business ideas that impact society in meaningful ways. Values and Ventures has awarded more… Read more »

TCU’s LiiNK Project helps Little Elm ISD find balance

By Audrey Henvey, Little Elm Journal Two children sit in a boat. The sun shines over the clear waters as they embark on their latest aquatic adventure. The sea is as green as grass. In fact, it is grass. The boat is a bench in a school playground, and the children are enjoying one of… Read more »