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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Honors Students Help Secure $50,000 in Funding for Nonprofit at National Conference

July 2021

TCU Honors seniors Meg Wilhorn and Jack Sewell represented TCU, the John V. Roach Honors College and the nonprofit, Communities in Schools, at The Philanthropy Lab national conference held in June. The goal of the conference was for representatives to learn more about giving and to participate in debates that awarded three $50,000 grants. The […]

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Honors Student Spotlight: Kynnedi Rone

March 2021

Junior Honors student Kynnedi Rone strives to pursue intentionality, honesty, and authenticity as she excels both in and out of the classroom. Kynnedi is pursuing University Honors, as well as a double major in Psychology and Strategic Communication, and hopes to enter the field of lifestyle and brand management for high profile athletes after graduation. […]

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Honors professor reflects on experience abroad, importance of a global perspective

March 2021

Wendy Williams grew up in Texas and attended Baylor University. “Everyone said that’s where smart people go so that’s where I applied!” she reflected with a laugh. After grad school, Williams left the comfortable confines of her home state – and country – and spent six years teaching in Japan, an experience that completely shifted […]

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Honors professor builds connections with students in and outside of the classroom

November 2020

Honors professor of humanities Dr. Dan Williams’ work with the College (then the Honors Program) began in the early 2000s when he worked to schedule Honors courses with Dr. Peggy Watson (the director of the Honors Program from 2003 until 2009, when she became the founding dean). Though he worked closely with Watson for a […]

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