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Doctoral Student Conducts International Relations through Coffee

Doctoral Student Conducts International Relations through Coffee

5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM
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.

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM
Updates from Provost Carol Fierke.

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

5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

5/6/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/29/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/13/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/13/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

3/23/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
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

8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
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

7/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
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

7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
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

5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
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

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM
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

1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
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 12:00:00 AM
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

9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM
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

3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
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.