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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2020 Senior Spotlight: Honors graduate starts educational non-profit aimed at combatting systemic oppression

May 2020

Honors graduate Ali Carter knows the power of education – he’s experienced it firsthand. He grew up in Oklahoma City, where he remembers watching athletes play football through the fence on the fields of an elite college preparatory school, Heritage Hall, until police shooed him away. Carter eventually attended Heritage Hall, where he was able […]

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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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