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September 2018 e-newsletter

Dean’s Message

Phil Hartman

Child development students make a difference in China

In May, students from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development participated in experiential learning at Maria’s Big House of Hope in Luoyang, China, which is a medical care center for children run by Show Hope.




Leaving a Legacy: It’s in the family

Like father, like son, Frank Jr. ’63 and Frank “Trey” Moore III ’87, cherish their memories as former pre-health students at TCU. For more than 100 years, TCU has offered rigorous coursework for students like Trey and Frank who are seeking careers in health professions.







Back to school: A new math and science workshop prepares non-traditional students for success

The College of Science & Engineering recently hosted a workshop aimed toward veterans and transfer students ages 25 and older. Beginning on July 30 and running through August 17, the Inaugural Foundations of Math and Science workshop featured multiple workshop classes taught by TCU professors from the College of Science & Engineering.


James Comer: 38 years at TCU

After nearly 48 years of teaching computer science, 38 of those at TCU, longtime department chair and faculty member James Comer is preparing to say goodbye to a university that changed his perspectives and opened his eyes to the meaningful impact of teaching.



Teaching Whiskey to College Students

For 15 weeks, I meet twice a week with a dozen students to talk about whiskey. We grind grain and mash grist, ferment it to yield alcohol, practice distillation, and examine bourbons, Scotches and other whiskeys. They learn a little mixology: The course requires them to distinguish a Manhattan, Sazerac and Old Fashioned.

New Faculty and Staff – September 2018

News Briefs – September 2018

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