TCU Names New Dean for Neeley School of Business

by | Mar 22, 2024
Most recently, Craig Crossland was senior associate dean for academic programs for the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
TCU’s Coast-to-Coast Art Campaign Comes Home to Fort Worth
by | Sep 22, 2023
Texas Christian University unveiled a new mural in Fort Worth, capping off a nationwide public art project celebrating the school's 150th anniversary. The mural was designed by 2023 TCU graduate Natalie Neale and envisions the university's impact over the next 150 years.
To the Lake and On the Water: Fetii Partners With GetMyBoat in DFW and Austin
Calling itself “the Uber for large groups," Austin-based Fetii expanded to Dallas-Fort Worth late last year. Already popular at universities across North Texas, the 15-passenger ride-sharing service has now teamed up with San Francisco-based GetMyBoat to make partying on the water a breeze. Fetii CEO Matthew Iommi tells Dallas Innovates why the waves beckoned—and how he's planning for national expansion.
TCU Mural in L.A. Celebrates ‘NCIS’ Writer Alum’s Inspiring Life Story
by | Feb 10, 2023
Katherine Beattie, a 2008 graduate of Fort Worth's Texas Christian University, has lived a life story worth telling. Now TCU has helped celebrate it with a huge mural in Los Angeles—one of a series of murals nationwide highlight alumni who are "leading on" in extraordinary ways. Beattie has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy, a condition that makes walking extremely difficult and led to her need for a wheelchair. But that hasn't slowed down her career as co-executive producer of CBS' "NCIS" and her achievement of being the first woman on earth to land a backflip in a wheelchair.

The Last Word: Hypnotoad Creator Eric Kaplan on TCU’s Viral Mascot

Millions are mystified by how the unranked TCU Horned Frogs have made it all the way to tonight's College Football Playoff National Football Championship game against the No. 1-ranked Georgia Bulldogs. But ask many TCU fans and they'll say the answer is obvious: Hypnotoad. 
The Last Word: TCU’s Guy Golan on Why Sharing Online Articles Doesn’t Make People Experts
Researchers at UT Austin published a study in July called "I share, therefore I know? Sharing online content—even without reading it—inflates subjective knowledge." The study, published by the Society for Consumer Psychology, explored how sharing online content affects what people think they know. Turns out, they think they know a lot—which isn't necessarily the case at all.
The Last Word: TCU Chancellor Victor Boschini Jr. on Ringing the NYSE Closing Bell Today
TCU's 150th anniversary kicks off January 23, 2023, but the university isn't waiting to ring out in celebration. Today Boschini—joined by Neeley School of Business Dean Daniel Pullin, and other TCU leaders, students, and alumni—rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
Sound Check: TCU Auditory Perception Lab Gets GRAMMY Museum Grant
by | Jun 30, 2022
The Centanni Lab at TCU has received a $10,000 grant from the GRAMMY Museum for a study exploring connections between musical instruction and brain improvements that might help with dyslexia. "We've found in the last few years that there may be some overlap here—a really interesting way of using our knowledge about musical training to learn some more about what's happening in the brain in individuals that have dyslexia," Dr. Tracy Centanni told Dallas Innovates.

TCU Neeley School of Business Wins Major GCEC Award for Third Straight Year

by | Oct 25, 2021
The TCU Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation received top honors at last week's Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Awards for best entrepreneurship programs—becoming the first university to receive a major GCEC award three years in a row.
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Dallas-Based Health Food Brand Rollin’ n Bowlin’ Launches Grant Program for College Entrepreneurs
by | Aug 18, 2021
TCU alums Sophia Karbowski and Austin Patry opened their own healthy food truck on TCU's campus. Now, the business that became smoothie and açaí brand Rollin’ n Bowlin’ is paying it forward with a mentorship and grant program designed to boost student founders.

Meet the three picks for the first cohort for "Bowls n Goals."
Dialexa’s Mentorship Program Provides Innovative Experiences for Students During Pandemic
by | Jul 28, 2020
Dialexa EDU helps college students hoping to gain experience with problem solving and product design, while connecting them to the Dallas-Fort Worth technology and engineering community.
A New Fort Worth Startup Uses Tech to Monitor Law Enforcement Animals’ Health
by | Jun 18, 2020
Animal Cloud Connectivity, launched in April, has signed a software licensing agreement with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to repurpose a platform used by military field medics.

DFW Universities Rank Among Nation’s Top Online Educational Programs

by | Jan 31, 2020
North Texas universities ranked in the U.S. News & World Report's top 100 online educational programs in multiple categories.
UTD and TCU Rank Among Top 50 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs
by | Nov 15, 2019
The Princeton Review's 14th annual survey named UTD 13th and TCU 15th. Each North Texas university houses an institute for entrepreneurship studies within the business school.
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Discovery: UTSW Teams Up on Cystic Fibrosis Breakthrough; TCU Prof’s Book Examines Birth Control’s Effects on Women
by | Nov 1, 2019
Also in this weekly roundup of research and development news, you’ll find out how $500,000 in grants is helping a UTA research team study bridges’ effects on stream ecology and safety during floods.
DI People: TCU’s Neeley School of Business, CBRE, AMN Healthcare Make Leadership Moves
by | Apr 16, 2019
You’ll also find news from Alacura Medical Transportation Management, Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, First Financial Bank, Match Group, U.S. Concrete, and Associa in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas.