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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 »

What would you do if you had $100K to give to charity? A unique class gives students that opportunity

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Ron Pitcock, assistant dean of the John V. Roach Honors College, takes the lead on giving back in his Nature of Giving class. His unique course provides students with $100K to give to selected charities. It’s up to the students to research diligently, think analytically and debate passionately about how to divide the funds among… Read more »

What is media bias, and how can you identify it? Adam Schiffer explains

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  In a podcast for TCU Magazine, political science associate professor Adam Schiffer talks with host James Creange ’17 about media bias versus media balance in campaigns. Listen to hear Schiffer’s thoughts on these and other questions: How do you define media bias? How can you spot media bias? How is “fake news” related to media… Read more »

How can college students help bridge cultural differences on campus? Tips from Ebony Rose

Ebony Rose, TCU Student Development Services

Growing up in a multicultural family in a small Texas town, Ebony Rose wasn’t sure where she fit in. Today, she’s found her place at TCU. In her former role in student affairs and her new role as senior learning & development consultant in human resources, Ebony helps Horned Frogs speak confidently about themselves and… Read more »

How can you get involved and make the most of your college experience? Abbey Widick shares

Abbey Widick, TCU student government

    Abbey Widick loves being involved. Since coming to TCU, she’s been part of Frog Camp, study abroad, her sorority and the Chancellor’s Leadership Program. Abbey is dedicated to championing social issues and representing the voices of her fellow students through her leadership role in Student Government.