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Texas A&M University System facility to manufacture potential COVID-19 vaccine

Texas A&M University System facility to manufacture potential COVID-19 vaccine

07/27/2020
The U.S. government announced Monday afternoon that a potential COVID-19 vaccine will be manufactured in Brazos County.

Academic Success Center Program Coordinators Recognized for Innovative Advising

Academic Success Center Program Coordinators Recognized for Innovative Advising

07/15/2020
Tutoring and supplemental instruction program coordinators creatively implement technology to support online learning during COVID-19

Texas A&M Fall 2020 Course Frequently Asked Questions

Texas A&M Fall 2020 Course Frequently Asked Questions

07/14/2020
Update to the campus community regarding fall courses, new information on face coverings, and enhanced safety procedures for campus

"Prize Patrol" Celebrates Advising Award Recipients

06/26/2020
With university events being rescheduled due to COVID-19, representatives from the University Advisors and Counselors executive board and the Office for Student Success organized a “Prize Patrol” and car parade to honor the recipients of the 2020 Advising Awards in place of the annual banquet.

Texas A&M Face Covering Frequently Asked Questions

Texas A&M Face Covering Frequently Asked Questions

06/23/2020
As we return to campus over the summer and in the fall, the health and safety of all Aggies (students, faculty, and staff), especially of vulnerable individuals, is of paramount importance.

Texas A&M University at Qatar Dean Reappointed

Texas A&M University at Qatar Dean Reappointed

06/17/2020
I am pleased to announce that I am reappointing Dr. César Octavio Malavé as dean and chief operating officer of Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ). The reappointment is for five years, effective July 1, 2020, through Aug. 31, 2025.

2020 University Professorships Awarded

2020 University Professorships Awarded

06/10/2020
The award carries the opportunity for honorees to name their professorships for living or deceased faculty members who have been instrumental mentors and influences.

Change in Scheduled Classes for Monday, June 8th in recognition of George Floyd

Change in Scheduled Classes for Monday, June 8th in recognition of George Floyd

06/05/2020
In recognition of the public viewing for George Floyd on Monday and the Texas A&M University System full-day release of non-essential personnel, all scheduled class activities for Monday, June 8th at Texas A&M University will not be held.

Texas A&M Faculty Senate - Resolution on Confronting Racism

Texas A&M Faculty Senate - Resolution on Confronting Racism

06/03/2020
Texas A&M Faculty Senate - Resolution on Confronting Racism: June 3, 2020

Doctoral Student Conducts International Relations through Coffee

Doctoral Student Conducts International Relations through Coffee

05/29/2020
In early 2021, pandemic-permitting, Horticultural Sciences doctoral student Sarah Brinkley will travel to Colombia on a Boren Fellowship to conduct research and advance causes about which she is passionate.

By Rob Dixon, Texas A&M Office of Graduate and Professional Studies

Dr. John August Named Interim Dean Of College Of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Dr. John August Named Interim Dean Of College Of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

05/26/2020
Dr. John August Named Interim Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. August previously served as professor, dean of faculties, associate provost, and interim dean of the School of Public Health.

Texas A&M Selected for National Initiative, Scaling Instructional Excellence for Student Success

Texas A&M Selected for National Initiative, Scaling Instructional Excellence for Student Success

05/07/2020
Texas A&M University faculty members will be invited to participate in Scaling Instructional Excellence for Student Success, a strategic initiative aimed to promote quality instruction and student success. This cohort-based program targets core curriculum and gateway courses.

Record Number Of Aggies Earn Diplomas This Spring

Record Number Of Aggies Earn Diplomas This Spring

05/06/2020
Texas A&M University is expected to award a record 10,796 degrees as the Spring 2020 semester comes to a close this week.

 Texas A&M Announces 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients

Texas A&M Announces 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients

04/30/2020
Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have selected 24 outstanding members of the university’s faculty and staff to be honored with 2020 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Doctoral Researcher Makes Breakthrough to Help Fight Infections

Doctoral Researcher Makes Breakthrough to Help Fight Infections

04/29/2020
As bacteria become more resistant to antibiotics, Kunze Award Winner and May doctoral graduate Akshi Singla has discovered a promising solution. 

Employees of Undergraduate Studies Rally to Support Students Amidst COVID-19

Employees of Undergraduate Studies Rally to Support Students Amidst COVID-19

04/17/2020
More than 450 employees deploy alternative versions of 45 programs
 
By Anna Transue, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Studies


 

Open Educational Materials Awards Recognize University Faculty

Open Educational Materials Awards Recognize University Faculty

04/14/2020
The Texas A&M University Libraries partnered with the Student Government Association (SGA) to recognize faculty members who promote or contribute to a culture of using open access materials. The SGA Open Educator Award and the SGA Open Education Champion Award, established in 2016, honor faculty members who go above and beyond in adopting and demonstrating use of Open Educational Materials (OEM).

Greg Hartman Selected To Lead Texas A&M Health Science Center

Greg Hartman Selected To Lead Texas A&M Health Science Center

04/13/2020
The new SVP and COO will also retain a dual role with The Texas A&M University System.

Implementation of Canvas by Summer 2021 to Come in Waves

Implementation of Canvas by Summer 2021 to Come in Waves

04/13/2020
Texas A&M University has begun implementation of the new Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas, and we anticipate it being available for piloting for faculty teaching during the second summer session.

Texas A&M’s Quick Move To Online Courses Deemed A Success

Texas A&M’s Quick Move To Online Courses Deemed A Success

04/09/2020
Provost says it will have a long-term transformational effect on teaching.
By Lesley Henton, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications

Texas A&M Announces Winners of Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Texas A&M Announces Winners of Distinguished Dissertation Awards

04/03/2020
Awards go to doctoral students whose dissertations make outstanding contributions to their disciplines 

Texas A&M College of Nursing Allowing Seniors To Fast-Track Graduation To Enter Workforce

Texas A&M College of Nursing Allowing Seniors To Fast-Track Graduation To Enter Workforce

03/31/2020
Students will be able to pursue an early conferral of their degrees as college responds to Gov. Greg Abbott’s waiver of certain licensing rules to support nursing workforce during COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas A&M Names New Dean of the School of Public Health

Texas A&M Names New Dean of the School of Public Health

03/23/2020
Texas A&M University Provost and Executive Vice President Carol A. Fierke has announced Shawn Gibbs as the incoming dean of the School of Public Health.

Open Resource Textbooks at Texas A&M Will Save Students Millions, Provost’s Office Says

Open Resource Textbooks at Texas A&M Will Save Students Millions, Provost’s Office Says

03/05/2020
University hopes to cut the costs of college for thousands of students each semester with free books and learning materials by faculty and library experts.

University Names Faculty Members As University Distinguished Professors

University Names Faculty Members As University Distinguished Professors

02/26/2020
Texas A&M University awards seven faculty members with University Distinguished Professorships

Provost Announces Inaugural Academic Professional Track Teaching Awards

Provost Announces Inaugural Academic Professional Track Teaching Awards

02/14/2020
The Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) will honor 10 outstanding Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty members this month with the inaugural Provost Academic Professional Track Teaching Excellence Awards. The new award encourages, recognizes, and rewards faculty recipients for exceptional teaching
practices that create meaningful learning experiences for students. It illustrates both the impact of an effective teaching approach and the value of student-centered learning. Recipients of this award will receive a $5,000 cash stipend, generously gifted by the Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation, and will hold this award title for life.

University Names Faculty Members As University Distinguished Professors

University Names Faculty Members As University Distinguished Professors

08/23/2019
The award is the highest honor that can be given to a Texas A&M faculty member

Texas A&M Provost Honored With Mildred Cohn Award

Texas A&M Provost Honored With Mildred Cohn Award

07/23/2019
The 2020 Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry recognizes Texas A&M Provost Dr. Carol A. Fierke’s scholarship, scientific contributions and mentorship.

Texas A&M Awards Inaugural University Professorships

Texas A&M Awards Inaugural University Professorships

07/04/2019
Five Texas A&M faculty members will be recognized for accomplishments in their respective disciplines

New York Academy of Sciences Names Texas A&M’s Murray A National Blavatnik Finalist

New York Academy of Sciences Names Texas A&M’s Murray A National Blavatnik Finalist

05/29/2019
With the goal of honoring the nation’s foremost young scholars for the quality, impact and promise of their research, the New York Academy of Sciences has designated Texas A&M AgriLife researcher Seth Murray as finalist for the 2019 Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists

Agreement Brings Texas A&M and Chambers Of Commerce Together

Agreement Brings Texas A&M and Chambers Of Commerce Together

05/14/2019
An agreement between Texas A&M University and Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) will offer the opportunity to credential, train and develop up-and-coming chamber leaders nationwide. 

President Young Names 2019 Presidential Professors

President Young Names 2019 Presidential Professors

01/17/2019
Professors Dr. Paul Busch and Dr. Rick Giardino were recognized for providing transformational learning opportunities to Texas A&M students.

‘Aggies In Italy’ Study Abroad Partnership Renewed

‘Aggies In Italy’ Study Abroad Partnership Renewed

11/20/2018
The commitment to offer Texas A&M University students educational and cultural experiences abroad remains a top priority.

Aggies Reach out to Help, Heal Smaller Towns Ravaged by Harvey

Aggies Reach out to Help, Heal Smaller Towns Ravaged by Harvey

09/07/2018
When Hurricane Harvey lined up to maul the Texas coast one year ago, the massive storm drew a bullseye on Rockport, Texas.

2018 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients Announced

2018 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients Announced

03/21/2018
Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have selected 24 outstanding members of the school’s faculty and staff to be honored with 2018 Distinguished Achievement Awards.