TCU News gets a refresh

TCU News is getting a makeover. Launching this month, the newly redesigned page features more front-page news, social media share buttons, improved search and archives, and more.

TCU News is the premier source for breaking news from TCU. Over the past few years it has grown to cover a range of news, features, announcements and events impacting horned frogs. TCU News articles are generally accessible through channels such as TCU today and buzzing frog and shared on TCU’s social media platforms. Content categories cover everything from research and academics to campus life, inclusion and alumni.

TCU News’ traffic has grown more than 900% in the past two years, and the number of stories published per year has increased by nearly 800%. The growth is attributed to two factors: increased demand for information on campus due to the pandemic and the intentional strategic goal to grow TCU’s academic reputation by creating engaging content for academic achievement and on-the-job experience. campus.

More news on the front page and easy sharing on social networks

Every story on TCU News now has easy share buttons at the top of the page to allow the reader to share the story on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or via a direct link.

This creates a seamless way for faculty to elevate their work and that of their colleagues, for enthusiastic admissions and students to spread their enthusiasm, for alumni to stay connected and more.

Faculty experts and horned frogs in the news

The TCU News page also serves as a resource for local and national media seeking expert faculty who can provide commentary on the latest local and national news and events.

The regularly featured “Horned Frogs in the News” tracks top faculty experts, students, alumni and more featured in the media.

Access to college and school news and announcements pages

TCU News now provides direct links to college and school news pages for the latest news and events happening at eight TCU colleges and schools. These pages are an exceptional resource for prospective students and families, employees, alumni and community stakeholders to find out what is happening in their particular area of ​​interest.

Extensive research and archives

The extended content comes with a more advanced search and archive function. The archive now reveals stories dating back to 2018, quick filtering options are available by category and year, and the more robust and comprehensive search function uses natural language processing and machine learning to adapt search results according to depending on how users of the site interact with it.

This search engine, combined with the new content-rich layout, helps improve the TCU News user experience for everyone.

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