The John V. Roach Honors College Hosts Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Fogelson Honors Forum

February 2020

He’s probably most well-known for being the all-time leading scorer in the NBA, a six-time champion, and the league’s only six-time MVP, but there is so much more than basketball to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He’s also a regular contributing columnist for international publications like The Guardian and The Hollywood Reporter, a best-selling author (both in fiction […]

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A Taste of Honors: A Recap

March 2018

On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, the John V. Roach Honors College welcomed over 250 guests to its inaugural fundraiser, “A Taste of Honors.” This year, our esteemed keynote speakers included TCU alum, Dr. James I. Cash, Jr. and Doug McMillon, president and CEO of WalMart Inc. The evening began with a meet and greet session […]

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‘Serial’ Creators to Visit TCU for Fogelson Honors Forum

April 2016

TCU’s John V. Roach Honors College will welcome the Peabody Award winning creators of the “Serial” podcast, Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, for the 2016 Fogelson Honors Forum Oct. 26. Koenig and Snyder’s presentation, “Binge-Worthy Journalism,” will provide a behind-the-scenes look into how they created the acclaimed podcast, which has been downloaded more than 175 […]

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Student Debt: Public Good or Private Problem?

January 2016

By Hayley Zablotsky / John V. Roach Honors College Over the last 25 years, the cost of a four-year college education has risen 440 percent. This is four times more than the rate of inflation during the same amount of time. Because of this trend, college students face more and more debt — currently more […]

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Fogelson Forum Recap: Diane Ravitch Warns of Dangers Facing Education System

October 2015

By Nick Pauszek / TCU 360 The John V. Roach Honors College welcomed Diane Ravitch as the guest speaker of the Fogelson Honors Forum to talk about the state of public education in America Thursday night. Ravitch, the former assistant secretary of education, addressed the crowd in the Brown Lupton Ballroom. She spoke about the danger that public education is […]

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