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Dance movement training may ease symptoms of cerebral palsy.

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Steve Przymus, Assistant Professor of Bilingual/ESL at TCU, is researching how using video games can help develop community for transnational children.
IT’S A BLAST TO BLEND IN
Video games give transnational students a boost in a new land. Steve Przymus spent 20 years teaching English to immigrant and refugee students in U.S....
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Carol Howe, assistant professor of nursing,
CLOUDED JUDGMENT
Addressing childhood obesity can become especially challenging if parents are blind to it. American children are getting heavier and heavier. Since th...
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Jessica Zeller, assistant professor of dance (Fine Arts), is an expert on the art of teaching ballet. Her 2016 book, Shapes of American Ballet, explored training methods employed before George Balanchine, the "father of American ballet" transformed the way the country embraced the dance form during Hollywood's golden era. She posed for photos with student Ludvina Theodor (class of 2020, dual major in ballet and accounting) in Erma Lowe Hall on the TCU campus on May 23, 2018. (photo by Joyce Marshall)
MODERN DANCER
A new approach to ballet instruction calls for greater reflection and student input. Championed in the U.S. beginning in the 19th century by philosoph...
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Amina Zarrugh sitting in a chair in an office
INDISCRIMINATE FEAR
Anxieties about terrorism influence the way Americans — and policymakers — view immigration. On Oct. 22, 2018, President Donald Trump posted a twe...
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Eunseon Kwon looking to the sky
BRAND AMBASSADORS
A recent study explores social media and consumer advocacy. Eunseon “Penny” Kwon ventures beyond social media “likes” to examine how consumers...
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TCU geology professor Dr. John Holbrook looking into a river
A RIVER RUNS UNDER IT
Geologist John Holbrook’s knowledge of Earth’s interior is part of the puzzle of a clean-energy future. Rivers are the lifeblood of human civiliza...
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Seamless pattern of a crowd of many different people profile heads. Vector background.
TAKING CONFLICT PERSONALLY
The strength of relationships plays a key role in reactions to arguments. From a teenager’s snide asides to a plate-hurling fight with a spouse, con...
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