The race is on to save the rhino March 24

TCU will host a 5k Race March 24. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. in Lot 3 (north of Amon G. Carter Stadium) and runs through a designated route in Colonial Hills. There will be approximately 300 runners, and we expect the event to culminate by 11:30 a.m. We do not anticipate any parking issues as participants… Read more »

Dates set for permanent road closures as university prepares for new Administration Building

Pre-demolition activities in the former HR and Opera/Percussion buildings on Rogers Avenue are complete, and demolition of the buildings will begin this week in preparation for the new Administration Building. Also, Wabash Avenue between Berry Street and Bellaire Drive North will permanently close Feb. 18, and Bellaire Drive North, from Rogers Avenue to South Drive, will… Read more »

Testing and training

TCU to test emergency notification system Feb. 6 During the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 6, TCU will test the TCU Alert emergency notification system, which includes phone, text and email communication, as well as indoor and outdoor loudspeakers and emergency lighting on campus. These tests are routinely conducted to ensure the system functions as intended… Read more »

Police training exercises planned Jan. 22-25

As part of ongoing emergency preparedness efforts, TCU Police and members of Fort Worth Police Department SWAT will conduct joint training exercises inside Tomlinson Hall (in Worth Hills) Jan. 22 to 25 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The training will include tactics for breaching doorways, rescuing hostages and working with individuals who have barricaded themselves from… Read more »

A bowl game, then a break

Armed Forces Bowl The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be held at TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium Dec. 22. A military flyover is planned just before kickoff at 2:30 p.m. A test flight is scheduled at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 21. TCU Parking lots will open five hours before the game and remain open… Read more »

Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, Ph.D., selected as TCU’s next provost

Texas Christian University announced today that Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, Ph.D. has been selected as its next provost and vice chancellor of Academic Affairs. Dahlberg has served as dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University since 2015, and is expected to start March 1, 2019. Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. said,… Read more »

On the road again

Beginning Dec. 1, various lanes are being shut down on both Stadium and Bellaire drives as utility work necessary for the new Administration building, set to break ground in February, continues. This utility work is expected to be complete by the middle of December and signage will mark all detours. Facilities and Campus Planning teams… Read more »

TCU to host OSU this weekend

TCU’s last home football game this season is Nov. 24, and TCU faces Oklahoma State University. Game time is 7 p.m. at Amon G. Carter Stadium. TCU parking lots will open five hours before kickoff and remain open for up to 90 minutes after the game. There will be fireworks presentations during the performance of the Star-Spangled Banner,… Read more »

Neighborhood News: It’s a date, er, dates

Dates of interest The Thanksgiving holiday for students begins Nov. 21, and classes resume at 8 a.m. Nov. 26. Final exams are the week of Dec. 10, and Commencement is Dec. 15 in Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena. The university will close Dec. 24, 2018, and reopen Jan. 2, 2019. Classes will resume Jan. 14,… Read more »

Holiday festivities, football and forward-thinking

Holiday Market Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping? The Brown-Lupton University Union will host its annual holiday market Nov. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop dozens of vendors, including jewelry, clothing, accessories, home décor and more, and check items off your holiday gift—or wish—list. Horned Frogs vs. Wildcats TCU’s… Read more »