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Texas A&M Ranks No. 1 Again for Students Abroad

11/16/2020
For the fifth consecutive year, the university is the top public institution for the number of students participating in international experiences 

2020 Gathright/Dean’s Excellence Award Winners

11/12/2020
Chapter 053 of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is proud to announce the 2020 cohort of freshman and sophomore Gathright and Dean’s Excellence Award winners!

Koufteros, Moreno-Conteno and Sparks each receive a UPUTE

11/10/2020
Three members of the Texas A&M faculty were honored with the University Professorships for
Undergraduate Teaching Excellence. The award is conferred upon the most distinguished instructors of
undergraduate students at Texas A&M and underscores their uncommon excellence and devotion to
teaching. Recipients are lauded for their innovations in pedagogy, exploring new teaching methods and
skills for engaging students.

Texas A&M University Announces 2020 Presidential Impact Fellows

11/10/2020
Eleven eminent Texas A&M University faculty have been honored among the 2020 Presidential Impact Fellows. The fourth class of Presidential Impact Fellows joins more than 65 colleagues recognized in prior years with one of the most prestigious scholarly impact awards presented to Texas A&M faculty. The award was initiated by President Michael K. Young to recognize rising stars in their respective fields, and those who embody the university’s commitment to advancing knowledge through transformational learning, discovery, innovation and impact for Texas and the world.

A&M’s new learning center houses innovative tech for students

10/31/2020
More space for group work, 360-degree projection screens that wrap around classrooms and a multimedia production suite are just a handful of the features that make Texas A&M University’s new Innovative Learning Classroom Building stand out from other areas of campus.

Frank Ashley Receives Educator Hall of Fame Award

10/29/2020
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – Dean Mark Welsh has announced that Dr. Frank Ashley has been selected as one of four outstanding educators to be inducted into the University of Alabama’s College of Education Hall of Fame in 2021. The Hall of Fame is sponsored by the College’s Board of Advisors, and inductees are chosen because of their contributions to the education profession.

2020 Academic Affairs Tradition of Excellence Award Winners and Presentation

09/07/2020
Twelve Texas A&M University Academic Affairs staff members and one staff team are being honored with 2020 Tradition of Excellence Awards. Award presentations will be made by video September 16, 2020, at 3:30 p.m.

Well-Rounded Education

09/01/2020
Modern steel design and construction help Texas A&M University’s new 21st Century Classroom Building live up to its name

Texas A&M to randomly test students for coronavirus

08/22/2020
More than 5,000 Texas A&M students living both and off the College Station campus have been randomly selected for COVID-19 testing and subsequent contact tracing should a positive result be returned. While the testing is voluntary, Provost Carol Fierke said testing could be mandatory in the future.

Fall 2020 Explanatory Absence Form

08/17/2020
As approved by the Texas A&M University Faculty Senate for Fall 2020, students may use the Explanatory Statement for Absence from class in place of a note from their medical provider. The COVID-19 syllabus addendum is located here

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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).

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.