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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Honors Professor Reflects on the Historical Importance of Information Spread and Human Connection

August 2020

Dr. Juan Carlos Sola-Corbacho is a historian with a passion for equity and an avid interest in the dissemination of information across time. Born in Spain, he grew up in a culture where he notes, “the situation of women was terrible.” He remembers, “There were maybe three or four limited roles that women could play […]

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Honors Professor Sets Up In-Home Studio for Virtual Lectures

July 2020

When TCU was forced to pivot to online courses because of the global coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Mikio Akagi, assistant professor of the history and philosophy of science, decided to set up a makeshift studio in his living room – equipped with a tripod, tripod mounts for his phone and computer, a lavalier microphone, wireless earbuds […]

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Meet Honors’ Newest Faculty Member: Assistant Professor of Game Studies, Dr. Wendi Sierra

July 2020

Wendi Sierra has been a gamer for as long as she can remember. In fact, her earliest memories included playing video games with her parents. The family was fond of World of Warcraft, and Sierra recalls, “When I was a broke grad student, I actually got my parents in-game presents because I couldn’t afford to […]

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The Big Picture: Storytelling and Identity in an Honors Course

January 2020

TCU’s Coordinator of Special Projects, Dr. Whitnee Boyd, has taught Honors College Life and Identity for two semesters. Sharing identity through storytelling—in and outside of TCU—has been the core of her class. “There’s so much more depth and breadth of people and experiences out there in Fort Worth,” Boyd said. Boyd hopes to expose students […]

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