Richard Gipson to Receive Lifetime Achievement in Education Award

This month Richard Gipson will receive the Percussive Arts Society’s highest honor awarded to an educator—the Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement in Education Award. The award, established in 2002, recognizes the contributions of the most highly regarded leaders in percussion education. Recipients of the award have demonstrated the highest ideals and professional integrity in percussion… Read more »

PepsiCo Awards $15,000 to Winning MBA Students at TCU Neeley Case Competition

MBA students from across the country came to TCU Oct. 27-28 with crisp, smooth, refreshing ideas for PepsiCo in the third annual MBA business case competition. PepsiCo executives poured on the heat, and MBA students from 14 universities took the challenge. In the 2017 PepsiCo MBA Invitational Business Case Competition at the TCU Neeley School… Read more »

Commentary: Confederate Monuments Debate Suggests Unfinished Business With The Past

(This commentary by Jodi Campbell, TCU professor and chair of history, first aired on KERA 90.1 FM.) As Dallas considers changes to monuments, streets and schools named for Confederate leaders, the city of Austin has joined a growing movement to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People Day. TCU history professor Jodi Campbell finds the debates… Read more »

‘Think Global’ Discussion Addresses Personal Responsibilities Regarding Climate and Sustainability

Discovering Global Citizenship and the Bob Schieffer College of Communication are pleased to announce the Fall 2017 topic in our Think Global series, a program of recurring events aimed at addressing urgent global issues. The topic for this fall’s event is “Think Global: Weathering Climate Conversations.” Nov. 1, 2017 at 6 p.m. Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom [map] This event is… Read more »

Eclipsing Research

TCU astronomer Kat Barger shines a light on the Milky Way’s origins (This article by Rebecca Boyle previously appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” About 4 1/2 billion years ago, at cosmic distances that are difficult to fathom, a star collapsed in on itself and exploded. Within 20 minutes of the core’s… Read more »

Preparing Teachers for Urban Settings

Michelle Bauml helps lead the way in best practices for multicultural education (This article by Rachel Stowe Master ’91 originally appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) While many beginning teachers have concerns about teaching in urban schools, the available jobs are often in large metropolitan cities. If the fears of young educators… Read more »

AddRan Alumna Honored with Milken Educator Award

TCU alumna Jennifer Fuller was awarded a Milken Educator Award and $25,000 cash prize last week during the Milken Family Foundation’s national tour, which honors outstanding educators each year. Fuller earned a bachelor’s degree in English from TCU in 2001, followed by a Master of Education from the University of Texas at Arlington, and currently teaches… Read more »

Nursing Student Makes Her Mark in D.C.

By Holly Farason Senior Rachel Kellogg is not your typical nursing student. She came to TCU with aspirations of becoming a pediatric nurse, but found she could better assist others outside of a hospital setting. “I started to think outside the box and I felt like there was a lot more I could do for people before they… Read more »

Altering Antibiotics

Student in TCU high school program works on medicines of tomorrow. (This article by Nicholas J. Ferrandino originally appeared in the 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) Fascinated by medicine and eager to take part in her elementary school’s science fair, Afeefah Khazi-Syed designed a project on the health benefits of proper etiquette. “My first science… Read more »