They may be separated by more than 8,000 miles, but TCU and Rwanda are growing closer every day. Kurk Gayle, director of TCU’s Intensive English Program (IEP), says the ties that stretch from campus to the east-central African nation, go back many years and involve people from all over campus. “I’m excited because this really
Features | Topics: Discovering Global Citizenship
Part of German East Africa from 1894 to 1918, Rwanda came under Belgian rule after World War I, along with neighboring Burundi. Both the Germans and Belgians favored the minority Tutsi, awarding them access to education and government posts. This angered the Hutus, who made up 85 percent of the population. In 1959, Hutus rebelled
Even in an age of computers, theater professor LaLonnie Lehman ’73 (MA ’75) still considers costume design largely a hand-made pursuit.
Features | Topics: Alumni
As a child in Rwanda, Yannick Tona survived genocide to become a tireless promoter of tolerance and cross-cultural understanding.
Features | Topics: Discovering Global Citizenship,study abroad
Graduate and undergraduate students are studying the relationship between how we eat and hormones that affect appetite and what we eat and hormones that control blood glucose.
Campus News: Alma Matters | Topics: Research
During World War II, TCU was home to the U.S.S. Jarvis and the U.S.S. Clark.
Mem’ries Sweet | Topics: Mem'ries Sweet
TCU researchers study how eating speed affects calorie consumption.
Features | Topics: Research
With a taste for LA living, Kirbie Johnson ’09 has become a California mainstay, serving as host and producer for POPSUGAR Beauty.
Alumni | Topics: Alumni,Notables
In recent issues, we asked readers to share the most valuable lesson learned during their time at TCU. Whether a person, a class, a professor or an event, the examples shared by alumni inspired us.
Recollections | Topics: Your Own Words
Since 1980, the U.S. Hispanic population has grown from 14.6 million people to nearly 52 million, and TV ratings and circulation figures are showing the impact.
Campus News: Alma Matters | Topics: Research & Discovery