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Year: 2019

How Two Recent Grads Followed Their Values to Start a Seven-Figure Business

Nik Hall and Garrett Adiar, Neeley grads and co-founders of Vitafive

 Garrett Adair ’16 and Nik Hall ’16 believe that the way to improve the future is through businesses that make life better. As students they founded a customized vitamin delivery service, Vitafive, and won cash to support it in TCU’s Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition. Read More The Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and… Read more »

See how Kyle Walker uses maps to solve problems

Kyle Walker, associate professor of geography and director of the Center for Urban Studies

  Kyle Walker, Ph.D., director for the Center for Urban Studies and an associate professor of geography, has loved maps ever since he was a child. Today, he uses maps, data visualization and geographic information systems (GIS) to help solve societal and organizational problems. Walker specializes in the study of demographic trends in U.S. metropolitan… Read more »

How to lead with persistence, integrity and civility

L. Michelle Smith, speaker, writer and Bob Schieffer College of Communication alumna. Photo courtesy of L. Michelle Smith.

As a graduate student in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication, L. Michelle Smith learned how important it is for organizations to tell their stories authentically and inclusively. Now, as a director of public relations for AT&T Global Marketing Organization, her work gives voice to diversity and helps the company speak to nine diverse segments,… Read more »