Honors Students Level Up Their Knowledge as Museum Curators

November 2022

Wendi Sierra, Ph.D., associate professor of game studies, bridges her personal identity as an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin with her course “Video Games and Representation” — where students explore Native American representation in video games. Specifically, they learn about tropes, cultural inaccuracies, stereotypes and myths commonly used to portray Native Americans […]

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New Honors Course Challenges Students to “Read” City

October 2021

A brand-new Honors Colloquium, “City as Text: Fort Worth,” doesn’t require any physical or digital textbooks. Instead, Honors professors Wendy Williams and Frederick Gooding, Jr., who teach separate sections of the course, encourage their students to “read” the city of Fort Worth to understand it as they would any useful textbook. The City as Text […]

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Dr. Wendi Sierra prepares for an online semester with unique virtual experiences for her students

August 2020

Honors’ newest faculty member, Dr. Wendi Sierra, comes to TCU with multiple years of experience teaching online and feels ready for the fall semester. She designed her course, “Games and Learning” to provide students with a unique virtual experience that she hopes will keep them both enthused about and engaged in the material. Sierra plans […]

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Dr. Ron Pitcock Honored with Fort Worth Business Press Corporate Philanthropy Award for His Work with Honors Course, “Nature of Giving & Philanthropy”

October 2019

Each year, the Fort Worth Business Press presents its Corporate Philanthropy Awards, which honor community-minded companies and individuals who are philanthropic leaders in their organizations and communities. This year’s award recipients included a familiar face – Assistant Dean, J. Vaughn & Evelyne H. Wilson Honors Fellow, Director of Prestigious Scholarships, and Honors Professor Ron Pitcock. […]

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TCU Honors Course Goes Global

July 2018

One of the world’s most popular games has made its way into a TCU Honors course. This past spring, Dr. Ze-Li Dou incorporated Go, a strategy game that originated in ancient China, into his Honors Colloquium, “Asian Cultures on the Go.” Go has remained popular in East Asia over the past 2500 years and is […]

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