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 Professor Dan Williams Publishes New Book of Poetry

October 2021

Lamar University Literary Press recently announced the publication of Dan Williams’ newest book of poetry: Dan Williams is a teller of lost tales that surprise, entertain, shock, and invite us to ponder meaning. Meet Oviedo author of Historia, one of the earliest literary works from the Americas. Then meet Las Casas, who denounced Oviedo as […]

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Honors Professor, Mikio Akagi, Receives Teaching Excellence Award at Convocation

September 2021

A joyful tradition at TCU, Fall Convocation marks the beginning of a new academic year, recognizes new full-time faculty, and bestows several coveted university awards. At this year’s celebration, Honors assistant professor of the history and philosophy of science, Dr. Mikio Akagi, received the Maryrose Short Teaching Excellence Award. The Maryrose Short Teaching Excellence Award […]

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Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., named inaugural holder of the Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professorship in Humanities in the John V. Roach Honors College

September 2021

Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Texas Christian University, is pleased to announce the Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professorship in Humanities in the Honors College at TCU has been awarded to Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., associate professor of African American studies in the John V. Roach Honors […]

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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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