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Isabella Marrin

Senior Isabella Marrin Receives US Fulbright Award to Vietnam

Isabella Marrin is the recipient of the 2024-25 Fulbright U.S. Student English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award to Vietnam — the first TCU student to win an award to the Southeast Asian country.

Mikio Akagi, Ph.D. teaching from home

Honors Professor Sets Up In-Home Studio for Virtual Lectures

Posted on Jul. 30, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

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 and three soft box lights.

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Wendi Sierra, Ph.D.

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

Posted on Jul. 18, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

Wendi Sierra's courses at TCU will cover a variety of topics associated with gaming, including educational games, the health uses of games, gamification and consumer loyalty programs, representation in gaming and more.

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Tori Short and Dr. Proffitt Leyva stand in front of Short’s research poster.

2020 Senior Spotlight: Honors graduate takes the lead on evolutionary psychology research

Posted on May. 15, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

Honors graduate Tori Short came to TCU as a pre-med student with an interest in neuroscience.

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Honors graduate Alham (Ali) Carter, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Foundation for Liberating Minds

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

Posted on May. 06, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

Carter and a group of friends to start a non-profit organization, Foundation for Liberating Minds (FLM), to combat racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, and other systems of oppression. According to its mission statement, FLM is dedicated to “enabling minds to promote open-mindedness without the exclusion rendered by our society.”

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Hannah Thornton

Honors Student Spotlight - Hannah Thornton

Posted on Mar. 04, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

Hannah Thornton is pursuing University Honors along with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

Posted on Feb. 17, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

In October 2019, the John V. Roach Honors College welcomed Abdul-Jabbar to TCU as the keynote speaker for the annual Fogelson Honors Forum.

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Grant Lattanzi presenting at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

Honors Student Brings Improvisation Into Research

Posted on Feb. 12, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

Grant Lattanzi came to TCU with aspirations of an acting career. However, after his experience conducting an independent research project, his dream changed course. “My career trajectory has completely changed from career actor to aspiring professor,” he said.

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Whitnee Boyd

The Big Picture: Storytelling and Identity in an Honors Course

Posted on Jan. 06, 2020, by Ryann Swanson

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.

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TCU Gives Day Honors Challenge

Posted on Nov. 08, 2019, by Ryann Swanson

TCU Honors alumnus Greg Beauchamp is offering a special bonus gift of $5,000 if the John V. Roach Honors College can reach 200 individual gifts on TCU Gives Day.

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