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Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

From top: Benjamin Ireland tracked down what is likely the only extant photo of Tatsuji Terada; an urn holds Terada’s remains outside a mausoleum in Japan; Benjamin Ireland (right), Terada’s son Aimé Terada Arawa and Aimé’s granddaughter, Aurélie Filimoehala, who translated for her grandfather in conversations with Ireland, meet in New Caledonia.
HEALING THROUGH HISTORY
Benjamin Ireland sheds light on a little-known WWII tragedy and reunites a family in the process.   Benjamin Hiramatsu Ireland’s passion for history...
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Babette Bohn, professor of art history, published a recent book: Women Artists, Their Patrons and Their Publics in Early Modern Bologna. She is photographed in her home with a portrait of a female saint painted circa 1630 by Giovanni Luigi Valesio in Bologna, Italy. Photo by Rodger Mallison, October 2021
BOLD STROKES
Bologna opened studio doors to women artists long before other European cities did. MIDWAY BETWEEN VENICE AND FLORENCE, THE ITALIAN CITY OF BOLOGNA is known...
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When the spiky Covid-19 virus enters the body, it triggers an immune-system response. But sometimes the immune system goes into overdrive, triggering a cytokine storm that does the body more harm than good
SHELTER FROM THE STORM
A monoclonal antibody used as an anti-rejection drug may help patients suffering from a severe Covid-19 infection.   In January 2021, Jeff Walburn met...
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INFORMED OPINIONS
Academic research helps lend credibility, transparency and accountability to U.S. Supreme Court rulings.   In criminal court cases, bigger is considered...
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Jean Rivera Perez, Emily Lund, Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic at TCU
LEARNING FROM DORA AND DIEGO
Dual-language kids’ TV programs can be an effective teaching tool, professors’ study finds.   WHEN EMILY LUND HEARD HER 3-YEAR-OLD SAY THE WORDS...
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Maggie Peterson photographed with a pride flag, October 22, 2021.
COMING TO TERMS WITH COMING OUT
Tee Tyler explores the family dynamics between LGBTQ children and their parents.   When LGBTQ children come out to their parents, the experience is not a...
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TEACHING FUTURE TEACHERS
TCU’s College of Education is integrating the science of learning into undergraduate teacher education. In 2020, TCU joined Deans for Impact, a national...
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STEERING PAST TROUBLE
Danica Knight employs trust-based interventions to help troubled youth. Talk about tempers and trouble. Soon after two youths at a residential juvenile justice...
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TO TELL THE TRUTH
TCU professors seek ways to improve communication between civic leaders and Black constituents. On Oct. 12, 2019, Atatiana Jefferson was playing video games...
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Ariane Balizet, associate professor and associate chair of English at TCU, poses on the stage of the Hip Pocket Theatre. Balizet researches the way Shakespeare in film, TV, young adult fiction and web series articulates ideas of girlhood. The work of Shakespeare lives on in places like the open air Hip Pocket Theatre, which has produced ShakespeareÕs plays and adaptations of his stories.
TO BE OR NOT TO BE STEREOTYPED
Shakespeare adaptations still portray girls as the weaker sex. Classrooms of teenagers across the world are still soaking up Romeo and Juliet, whether in...
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CLOSING THE COVID VACCINATION GAP
Jackie Zhuang researches ways to persuade more Black Americans to get inoculated. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Jie “Jackie” Zhuang has been puzzled...
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Dongwoo Kim, assistant professor of economics in TCU's AddRan College of Liberal Arts, discusses his research into correlations between public employee pension plans, salaries and employee retention. Photo by Leo Wesson, October 19, 2021
DOING THE MATH
Dongwoo Kim studies how retirement plans can help schools retain teachers. EVEN BEFORE COVID-19 BURNOUT PROMPTED SOME TEACHERS TO RETIRE EARLIER THAN THEY’D...
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Joseph Harrison, assistant professor of strategy in the Management and Leadership department of TCU's Neeley School of Business, photographed in the Neeley Building boardroom. Harrison's current research looks at how a CEO's personality influences investors and affects stock prices.
PUTTING STOCK IN A CEO
Extrovert or introvert? Joseph Harrison finds personality traits often matter to investors.   WHETHER QUIET AND CONSCIENTIOUS OR EXTROVERTED AND...
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