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Reginald A. Wilburn Named Dean of School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at Texas Christian University, has appointed Reginald A. Wilburn, Ph.D., dean for the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, beginning December 31, 2021. “Dr. Wilburn’s experience in visionary strategic planning, collaborative leadership, transparency, entrepreneurial thinking and shared governance, combined with the high regard in which he is… Read more »

Welcome Idea Factory’s Newest Executive Designer in Residence

A warm welcome to Idea Factory’s newest Executive Designer in Residence Jesse Herrera. The Founder and Executive Director of CoAct implements design thinking skills to attempt to tackle some of our world’s most crucial social issues. Mr. Herrera’s degree in architecture from the University of Texas, Arlington and his expertise in human centered design allows… Read more »

It’s Time to Stop Stigmatizing Menstruation – Period.

By Amanda Peterson “Why are you acting so crazy? Is it that time of the month?” So much stigma surrounds menstruation. Periods are seen as gross and dirty, and people on their periods are considered overly emotional or irrational. These conceptions certainly make periods a sentence stopper. When we think of period shaming, we think… Read more »

Idea Factory Workshop Series

This semester Idea Factory has begun offering workshops to spread Human Centered Design  and Life Design awareness around TCU’s campus. The most popular of these workshops has been Design Your Horned Frog Experience, a one and a half hour student-led life design experience geared towards first-years and transfer students. This workshop uses human centered design… Read more »

A Day With(out) Art 2021: Enduring Care

A World AIDS Day Event Wednesday, December 1, 2021 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Drop-in) Moudy 132 In recognition of World AIDS Day 2021 on Wednesday, December 1, TCU WGST is proud to partner with Visual AIDS* to present Enduring Care, a video program highlighting strategies of community care within the ongoing HIV epidemic. The… Read more »

The Life and Death of Roe v Wade

By Amanda Peterson Texas Senate Bill 8 went into effect on the 1st of last month, officially restricting a person’s access to abortion. The new law, also known as the “heartbeat bill,” bans abortions after just 6 weeks of pregnancy, making no exception for cases of rape or incest. Notably, the six-week mark exists in… Read more »