From perspectives on race relations now and in the past, to feminine imagery in literature, here is the latest roundup of TCU faculty and alumni in the news.
Honors professor Frederick Gooding Jr. offered his insights on current racial tensions in the United States in a historical context. Within the first 18 hours since publication, the story was picked up by more than 250 news outlets in 10 countries, with 11,414 associated media interactions, for a potential reach of 273 million.
In a different era, one of TV’s biggest and most stable audiences faithfully tuned in to the evening news as a sort of daily ritual. As more people stay at home due to the pandemic, a sense has emerged that the format is serving modern audiences in a similar way. “I think we are seeing a revival with the evening news,” says Bob Schieffer ’58, the longtime CBS News anchor who led both CBS Evening News and Face The Nation for periods of time. “It’s kind of a touchstone for people.”
Neeley alumnus Mac Fadra discusses his role in the beauty tech industry and how it can be integrated into our daily lives.
A dozen students from Arlington Sam Houston High School were among those named TCU Community Scholars.
Noted author Sue Monk Kidd ’70 (Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences), who received a Doctor of Letters, honoris causa in 2016, discussed her newest novel, The Book of Longings. Keep an eye on TCU Magazine for a future profile on Kidd.