TCU Researchers Part of Group Working to Boost Horned Frog Numbers

Phrynosoma cornutum, better known in these parts as the horned frog, is the official reptile of Texas, in addition to its duties as Texas Christian University’s beloved mascot. Texas has included the species on its endangered list since 1977 along with red harvester ants, which is its main source of food. The San Antonio Zoo… Read more »

Fort Worth’s Future Doctors Experience Junior Medical School

The inaugural class of 60 TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine students isn’t expected to arrive until summer 2019, but medical school was in full swing June 12-16 with 27 eager scholars spending their days on the TCU and UNT Health Science Center campuses. Students logged time in the anatomy lab, learned emergency medical procedures… Read more »

Heath Einstein Named Dean of Admission

Texas Christian University announces that Heath Einstein has been appointed dean of Admission. The announcement came following a national search to identify top-quality candidates to serve in this role. Einstein, who most recently served as interim dean of Admission, has worked at TCU since 2012, playing a central role in managing national recruitment efforts for… Read more »

TCU Dedicates Dan Jenkins Press Box

Press box named in honor of alumnus and long-time sports writer, Dan Jenkins ’53. On May 30, TCU dedicated the 132-seat press box in honor of alumnus and writer Dan Jenkins ’53. The room spans a long portion of the W.A. “Monty & Tex” Moncrief Field inside of Amon G. Carter Stadium. “Hopefully the people… 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.  [Excerpt from Neeley Magazine] – “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… Read more »

More Recess Improves Students’ Focus

While that seems impossible, that’s what Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for Health Sciences and Research, has found in her research with the LiiNK Project.The mission of the LiiNK (Let’s inspire innovation ‘N Kids) Project is to bridge the gap between academics and social, emotional and healthy well-being for children, parents, educators… Read more »

Nutritional Sciences Students Help Educate Families about Healthy Eating Habits

The Department of Nutritional Sciences has teamed up with the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) to better the community through various initiatives that educate low-income families about healthy eating habits. Lyn Dart, associate professor and food management program director, cultivated the relationship with TAFB nearly 15 years ago and formed the Supervised Practice Experience program,… Read more »

Research Finds Prisoner Re-entry Programs Essential, but in Need of Greater Cooperation

New research finds that prisoner re-entry programs are integral to a successful return to society, but they can be exceedingly difficult to navigate, especially for those who need the services most. However, it also finds that long-term partnerships and coordination between re-entry service providers can help make the process more efficient and less confusing. “People overcome a… Read more »

Paschal connection counts

The connection between TCU and Paschal is as close as the two campuses, especially in the Paschal Mathematics Department. Student teaching supervisor Dick Allie has worked in education for nearly 50 years, yet he noticed that he has never seen something like eight TCU alumni working in a Paschal math department of 21 faculty. Department… Read more »

TCU Commencement featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Texas Christian University featured prominently among the universities across the nation in NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’s Salute to the Class of 2017. Watch to see glimpses of our history-making graduates Carson Huey-You and Caylin Moore, along with the celebratory graduates in nursing and one of the service dogs who crossed the stage May… Read more »