The Fort Worth Police Department, along with the Arlington and Grand Prairie police departments, are in the beginning stage of creating a program to deter underage drinking and driving, specifically for this time of year, a Fort Worth police sergeant said.
Sgt. Rodney Bangs of the Fort Worth Police Department said motorists driving under the influence and traffic fatalities are more frequent throughout the country this time of year.
Ever wonder what presidents do outside the White House?
Presidents in the 19th century were interested in hunting and fishing, but 20th century presidents loved golf, a former professor and best-selling author said Wednesday.
Paul F. Boller Jr., best-selling author and TCU emeritus professor of history, explored the hobbies of America's 43 presidents at an interview symposium Wednesday called "Presidents at Play: Observations by Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr."
Boller said hobbies have been essential to the health and well-being of presidents.
Although many students have expressed mixed feelings about the new plus/minus grading system, research shows its implementation had little effect on students' average GPAs.
Cathy Coghlan, assistant director of institutional research, said the average GPA from 2006 freshmen without the plus/minus system was 2.87, and the first-year average of the fall 2007 class with the plus/minus system was 2.94.
Chancellor Victor Boschini will be named chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities' board of directors today during a year of immense change, the association's vice president of public affairs said.
With the changes a new president will bring to Congress this year, the association will be dealing with the different dynamics of a new administration, said Ronald King, the association's vice president for public affairs.
The winner of the Democratic primary in Missouri and the spelling of Brian Young's name were updated at 10:53 a.m. Wednesday.
The honors program is initiating a new option for its second-year students to gain honors elective hours, the program's assistant director said.
Ronald Pitcock, assistant director of the honors program and assistant professor of English, said The Contemporary Reading Symposium will meet on three different nights throughout the semester, and participants will meet with an honors professor and discuss the professor's chosen text.
Julie O'Neil's title was corrected Jan. 23 at 9:45 p.m.
A proposed a change to the name of the advertising/public relations major will better reflect the nature of the program, said the advertising/public relations division chair.
Julie O'Neil, division chair and associate professor in the Schieffer School of Journalism, said the new name will bring only a few changes to the curriculum.
Shawn Kornegay, assistant director of communications, said AISD approached Harris College a year and a half ago about the partnership and soon after they started working on the program.