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Get Your Nerd On: FrogCon 2020

FrogCon 2020
Saturday Feb 22 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Mary Couts Burnett Library presents:

Panel discussions
Vendors
Board gaming
Demos
Pop culture & academia.

For more information: https://library.tcu.edu/frogcon

Get your nerd on.

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Save the Date: Friday 15 November 2019

You’re invited to the TCU Public Health Nursing Capstone Poster Presentations on Friday, 15 November 2019, in the TCU Library, Gearhart Room.

Learn how TCU public health nursing students collaborate with community members to create healthy conditions in
which populations can thrive.

Posters will be on display from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Student presentations are from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

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Brown Bag Lunch: Cliburn Documentary May 22 and 24

It’s the first documentary in the Cliburn “Remember When” brown bag series presented by the Music/Media Library and the Cliburn Archive. Bring your lunch and join us in the Screening Room at noon on the dates listed below as we view highlights of our favorite past Competitions through the documentaries of the Cliburn Foundation.

May 22 (Part 1) and May 24 (Part 2)
Virtuosity (2013 Cliburn)
A beautifully produced introduction to the modern Cliburn just before the current Competition begins.

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Cliburn & Competition

A thrilling hour of suspense, surprises, nostalgia and superb artistry… with a PB&J in one hand and a glass of milk in the other! It’s the Cliburn “Remember When” brown bag series presented by the Music/Media Library and the Cliburn Archive. Bring your lunch and join us in the Screening Room at noon on the dates listed below as we view highlights of our favorite past Competitions through the documentaries of the Cliburn Foundation. It’s excellent information for the Cliburn newbie and fun nostalgia for the Cliburn veteran. See how the Competition has changed over the decades. Experience the highest highs and the lowest depths as budding artists make their mark on the classical music world. It really is all that and a bag of chips!

Dates and Showings (Most films will require 2 days to complete):

May 22 (Part 1) and May 24 (Part 2)
Virtuosity (2013 Cliburn)
A beautifully produced introduction to the modern Cliburn just before the current Competition begins.

June 1 (Part 1) and June 2 (Part 2)
The Seventh Van Cliburn Competition (1985 Cliburn)
The Competition nearest and dearest to TCU. Come see one of our favorite artists take his first step into greatness. (Note: These showings were rescheduled from previously-announced dates of June 5 and 6.)

June 7 (Pt. 1), June 8 (Pt. 2) and June 9 (Pt. 3)
Playing on the Edge (2001 Cliburn)
We saved the best for last. With no daytime current Competition offerings, come watch the highlights of one of the most thrilling and artistically amazing Competitions in Cliburn history – a nail biter ending and the launch of some of the most active careers in the piano world.

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TCU Forensics Debates The Irish Times at Library on March 30

TCU Forensics will be hosting a parliamentary-style public debate against The Irish Times championship debaters. The debate will feature three members of TCU Forensics against the three champions of The Irish Times national debate tournament. The resolution for the debate is as follows: This house believes that a melting pot is preferable to a tossed salad.

The debate will be held on March 30, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Reading Room of the Mary Couts Burnett Library. Refreshments will be provided following the event.

Full biographies on the TCU debaters are on the TCU Forensics website. They will be debating against Dara Keenan and Aisling Tully of University College Dublin, as well as Leah Morgan of Solicitor’s Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland (SADSI).

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