Nine Questions that Could Change the World
Former chancellor Michael R. Ferrari
TCU’s Institute of Ranch Management sends graduates abroad to improve the world’s agricultural practices.
Congressman for all the people
Forget South Padre. Spring Break has become an intensified mini-mester of out-of-classroom learning, often overseas.
February 8, 2018
The studio’s steampunk rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream features students from a collaborative apprentice program.
January 26, 2018
Despite a disappointing start to the conference season, men’s basketball regained life with a historic upset over West Virginia.
December 12, 2017
With six years of experience at TCU, the new AD plans to continue building momentum and serving student-athletes.
Campus News: Alma Matters
TCU engineering students build a bone-processing machine to speed up the extraction of DNA from human remains.
Caitlin McAteer traveled to Béziers, France and volunteered at a migrant-serving organization to better understand the complex issues of transnational migration.
In September 1962, Allene Parks Jones was a registered nurse. She was working at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in south Fort Worth when she learned TCU planned to integrate. Dressed in a short-sleeved yellow dress and heels the color of straw, 29-year-old Jones was older than most students. While a few stole glances
The longtime professor named dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences. She is also director of the Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research: A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute.
Hawaii teacher Justin Brown ’09 and his robotics program students are helping NASA test technology to repel lunar dust.
Joselin Barajas learned from an illness in her family that cancer care is not always a culturally sensitive affair. Her pain management research could improve outcomes for Mexican-Americans, especially for her father.
As digital production becomes central in hospitality, event planner Amy Shackelford ’00 says the job is the same — to provide great experiences.
The English major wrote several undergraduate research projects, called the activity “being in a long-term relationship with your mind.”
Sharra Blair-Kucera left a 20-year career in manufacturing to study water conservation and resource management. She found that Texas is running out of groundwater.
Ashlyn Lisner ’15 wanted to find which communication techniques would encourage people to seek answers to genetic uncertainties.
The TCU Alumni Association recognized these recipients at Leadership Weekend in April.
Lauren Getz is working to coat pancreatic islet cells in hopes of improving treatment of Type 1 diabetes.
Martha Roper is considered one of the nation’s foremost teachers of sex education.
What was your most memorable summer experience during your college days?
Donning a velvet purple suit and hat every December, Howard Payne was TCU’s Santa Claus, spreading cheer before finals, to a generation of Horned Frogs from the 1980s to 2010s. He died in June at the age of 90. Alongside wife Mildred Erby Payne, who portrayed Mrs. Claus, he made his annual entrance at the
Are spiders a missing link as toxic mercury moves from water onto land?
Carlos “Chuck” Gonzalez ’63 (MS) ’67 (Ph.D.), a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve in Vietnam, defended one of the first doctoral dissertations in chemistry at TCU. He died in January after battling lung cancer. The research chemist and professor was the son of Spanish immigrants. He grew up in Manhattan, near the edge of
Buffalo Bills star Jerry Hughes ’10 made the first of what will be an annual $15,000 donation to support his former teammate Joseph Turner ’10, who recently took over head coaching duties at Fort Worth’s historic North Side High School.
Kevin Claunch ’14 postponed medical school to do research in microbiology. His work might lead to medicines able to disarm anthrax or even common staph infections.
Wesley Lacson ’15 conducted research on the Silk Road marketplace from a business perspective.
Eight faculty members answer the question.
Brite Divinity School anniversary stained glass window
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