Kayla Green, associate professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at TCU, conducts research that could lead to a greater understanding and treatment of Alzheimer’s. She answers questions about recent scientific breakthroughs.
In a reception on Monday at Brown-Lupton University Union, renowned Western artist, Woodrow Blagg, unveiled his massive mixed-graphite drawing, “The Rescue.” It masterfully captures a team of TCU students on the Amakhala Game Reserve assisting in rhino procedures performed by South African wildlife vet, Will Fowlds. The 16-foot, hyper-realistic artwork was commissioned by TCU Alumn Larry Brogdon after a trip to South Africa where he had a life-changing rhino experience.
According to the USDA’s Economic Research Report, the cost of beef is up nearly 20%, putting a considerable strain on family grocery budgets. Jeff Geider, director of TCU’s Institute of Ranch Management, has an extensive background not only in agriculture, but also in marketing and economics. He breaks down the reasons for the soaring cost of beef and predicts when carnivores can expect relief.
Associate professor of biology, Marlo Jeffries, and co-PI Dalton Allen (M.S. Biology 2021, Ph.D. Biology 2024) were awarded a $10,164 grant from the American Association of Laboratory Animal Sciences (AALAS) to support portions of Allen's dissertation work that aims to determine whether toxicological tests that feature marine fish embryos or invertebrates can replace those that use marine fish larvae.
TCU is a location host this year to the growing GIS Day. The worldwide celebration is centered around discovering the world through geographic information systems, a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data.
The 2022 TCU STEM & Culture Symposium will focus on the theme “Your Voice Matters: STEM Scholars as Community Advocates.” The virtual event will be held Friday, April 8 from 2 - 4 p.m. CST via Zoom and is open to students, faculty, and staff.
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