The Right Stuff
Sep 20, 2019Texas A&M senior chemistry major Oscar Gonzalez '20 is one of two students selected as the university's latest recipients of $10,000 scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership in science and technology by supporting the nation's best undergraduate students pursuing STEM majors.
Jun 28, 2019As a graduate student in astronomy at Texas A&M University, Taylor Hutchison '22 studies some of the most distant galaxies ever found, using some of the largest telescopes on Earth to do so. Learn more about her passion for science and the stars as well as the exhilarating potential of living a dream come true.
Apr 23, 2018Every spring since 2003, Texas A&M has hosted the Physics and Engineering Festival, attracting thousands of science enthusiasts for a free, daylong celebration of all things scientific, technological and fun. Despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather, this year's event drew record numbers.
Food for Thought
Nov 29, 2019Texas A&M statistics major Alex Peters ’21 thought he was like every other young person in college — hungry to learn, hungry for adventure and hungry to embark on a major life milestone. Then he realized that some of his peers were just plain hungry, prompting him to get involved in First Year Eats and a yearlong research project to determine how adequate food intake can affect academic retention and GPR in freshmen.
Nov 26, 2019In research reported in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences," Texas A&M biologists have found genetic evidence linking circadian clock genes and clock-regulated molecular pathways to the Monarch butterfly's uncanny ability to sense changes in day length that trigger their annual migration and the reproductive dormancy they exhibit during it — a clock-controlled seasonal response the biologists prove is clearly connected to the vitamin A pathway in the iconic insect's brain.
Crucible of Curiosity
Nov 11, 2019Chemist Sarbajit Banerjee and biologist Gil Rosenthal are among the 10 campus-wide faculty unveiled November 5 as Texas A&M University's inaugural class of Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows — mid-career faculty who are making significant marks in their disciplines and on track for membership in national academies or national and international awards.
Nov 08, 2019Mathematician Simon Foucart and physicist Rupak Mahapatra are among 20 campus-wide faculty unveiled November 5 as Texas A&M University's third class of Presidential Impact Fellows, a coveted title recognizing the development of and excellence in one of the university's greatest strengths — its faculty.
A Visionary Life and Legacy
Nov 04, 2019"Texas Monthly" writer-at-large and former "Houston Chronicle" business columnist Loren Steffy '86 will visit Texas A&M University Thursday to deliver a free public lecture and book-signing regarding his latest work, a biography on 1940 Texas A&M distinguished petroleum engineering graduate, businessman and philanthropist George P. Mitchell.
Aggie Ingenuity in Action
Oct 30, 2019A joint effort between Texas A&M's Colleges of Science and Engineering to improve delivery of fundamental required courses for future Aggie engineers has resulted in the campus-wide debut of an entirely new engineering physics sequence featuring not only a new set of introductory physics service course laboratories but also a novel method of delivery: state-of-the-art laboratory stations custom-made by Texas A&M physicists to revolutionize the learning experience.