TCU welcomed the second-largest class of freshmen in university history at the Chancellor’s Assembly in August. With 1,853 members, the Class of 2016 was chosen from a university record 19,400 applicants. Forty-eight percent of them are from Texas. Forty-one percent of them are men and 59 percent are women. Most were born in 1994. Not
Pulitzer Prize finalist Nicholas Carr says today’s constant bombardment of information both helps and hurts the human mind. The Internet especially builds new strengths in visual-spatial intelligence, but it weakens people’s ability for mindful knowledge acquisition, critical thinking and imagination. Carr’s book The Shallows was selected as the Common Reading text this fall, and the
At the 140th University Convocation, Chancellor Boschini asks students, faculty and staff members to discuss university’s greatest strengths and challenges.
The William Luther Lewis Collection’s letters between Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley chronicles romantic poet rivalry.
Original score by emeritus music Professor Robert Garwell was the highlight of a concert in China in July.
February’s news of a campus drug bust and the subsequent backlash didn’t sit well with Student Government Association President Brent Folan and fellow campus leaders. So in the spring, the 33-member body and Intercom — a group of student organization leaders — hashed out an 18-word student creed, which passed in April. It reads: As
New Beyond Boundaries program pairs international students with faculty and staff mentors.
Nursing professor Lavonne Adams helps victims of Colorado fires
Center for Urban Education wins national recognition for preparing teachers.