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Faculty in the News

Dr. Debbie Rhea was recently featured in Education Week with her Op-Ed piece “Give Students Time to Play” Click here to read. Click here to read her previous article “Learning Through Play” featured in TCU Magazine

To see more about The Liink Project click here 

Dr. Meena Shah’s research on exercise needed to burn calories on menus has been featured in two great articles.
For more information, click here & here.

Award/Grant News


Dr. Meena Shah- Dean’s Research Award Winner announced at spring, 2014 graduation

Dr. Jonathan Oliver – DSM Nutritional Products, LLC, grant award $50,000.  Project Title: “Algal Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation in American Football Athletes: Effect of Different Dosing Strategies on Biomarkers of Concussive injury”

Dr. Jonathan Oliver – Increnovo LLC, grant award $50,367. Project title: “A Novel Form of Curcumin: Effects on Markers of Muscle Damage and Performance Following Exercise Induced Muscle Damage”

Dr. James Petrovich – Grant subaward with University of North Texas Health Science Center, funded by True Worth Place. Project Title: “True Worth Place Implementation Support Services”

Dr. Danielle Brimo – American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHA Foundation) Grant to enhance her research focus.

Danielle Walker & Sharon Canclini – American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Grant. Project Title: “Impact Evaluation of the Safe Routes to School Partnership”

Click here to view current faculty grant awards



Jennifer Bouquet- HCNHS Student Travel Grant Award, Project Title: “Daily Adapted Physical Eduation and Fundamental Motor Skills in Children With Down Syndrome” NAFAPA

Jessica Dinsmoor- HCNHS Student Research Grant Award, Project Title: “Lexical-Semantic Organization of Children with Cochlear Implants” CI 2014

Whitney Ground- HCNHS Student Travel Grant Award, ASHA National Conference

Holly Mason- HCNHS Student Travel Grant Award, Project Title: “The Effects of Increased Semantic Information on Rapid Word Learning in Children With Hearing Loss”

Congratulations to the 2014 Student Research Symposium Undergraduate Winners:
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Instructional Development Grant
Call for proposals
Due by Friday, December 12th 2014
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TCU Research and Creative Activities Fund (RCAF)
Call for proposals
Due by Thursday, January 29th 2015 5pm
Click here for more information and forms

Junior Faculty Summer Research Proposals (JFSRP)
Due by Thursday, January 29th 2015 5pm
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Call for Student Research and Travel Grants
Due by Monday, Feb 2nd
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Spring 2014 Research Seminar Series

January 23, 2015
12:00-1:30pm Kelly Alumni Center, Cox C
Dr. Kathy Baker, Dr. Suzy Lockwood, & Dr. Lisa Bashore (NURS) – Experiences of Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

February 13, 2015
12:00-1:30pm Kelly Alumni Center, Cox A
Phil Esposito – Health and wellness in children & adults with  intellectual disabilities

March 20, 2015
12:00-1:30pm Kelly Alumni Center, Cox A
Dr. Emily Lund – Maternal Input, Responsiveness and Word Learning in Children with and without Cochlear Implants

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