Reflections on a New Beginning

Yesterday, Cockrell-McIntosh Commons had its inaugural Opening Ceremony.  Less than an hour before lining up for Convocation, students came together in Dallas Hall to commemorate the beginning of a new year, and a new Commons. The highlight of the program was when Dallas community leader Jason Roberts shared his experiences getting involved in the Dallas […]

Jason Roberts

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First Night at Cockrell-McIntosh FiR Apartment

It is 5:00 a.m. and there is a full moon outside.  It is very quiet.  I wonder what 5:00 a.m. will sound like when Cockrell-McIntosh is full of our 200 residents. Lone Star and I moved into the C-M FiR apartment yesterday.  I am thankful to RCD Jon Hess for helping me move my furniture and […]


Beth Wheaton: FiR Summer

Sometimes people ask me what I did over the summer and are surprised that I wasn’t teaching classes or locked in my office doing research. While many professors do these duties, summer is also a time for professors to work on other projects, travel to conferences, and travel for leisure. I have had an exciting […]