Jul 31, 2019Experimentation is the heart of scientific discovery, a process often limited only by drive, imagination and opportunity. Dozens of undergraduate students from across the nation recently seized theirs, spending the past two months at Texas A&M immersed in all things academic research while exploring their potential for graduate study, courtesy of a signature National Science Foundation program, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU).
May 03, 2019Texas A&M Science Ph.D. students Rajat Maji, Shubhadeep Chakraborty and Agustin Millet are among 15 selected university-wide to receive 2019 Distinguished Graduate Student Awards recognizing excellence in research, teaching and mentoring.
Let the Games Begin!
Apr 29, 2019For the 18th consecutive year, nearly 1,000 middle and high school students from across the state will visit the Texas A&M University campus this weekend for a Texas-sized science and engineering competition, the 2019 Texas Science Olympiad.
Apr 23, 2019April 7 marked the passing of longtime Texas A&M biochemist and former Dean of Science John Mack Prescott, who earned renown during his time as dean (1969-1977) and Vice President for Academic Affairs (a role now known as Provost) for recruiting talented academics in many fields as well as top students who helped transform Texas A&M into the world-class institution it is today. Read more in this 2016 feature from the Eagle's Brazos Valley veterans series.
Preparing Texas Teachers
Apr 10, 2019As a child, Mary Kate Wilkin '19 pretended she was a teacher, using her aunt's old overhead projector and lesson plan books. In May, she will graduate from Texas A&M with a degree in chemistry and a certification to teach science subjects in grades seven through 12, thanks to the aggieTEACH Program and scholarship support from the Jim and Betty Sitton Award for Aggie Science Teachers.
Evolution :: Faith
Val Johnson, Dean of Science
Apr 08, 2019Dr. Valen E. Johnson, University Distinguished Professor of Statistics and head of the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University, has been named Dean of Science at Texas A&M University and holder of the Richard H. Harrison III/External Advisory Council Endowed Dean’s Chair in Science, effective May 1. Johnson’s appointment was announced Monday (April 8) by Texas […]
Excellence in Aggieland
Apr 05, 2019A record-tying six faculty representing four of the college's five departments are among the university's 24 recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award recognizing exemplary efforts in teaching, research, student relations, administration, extension and outreach, staff and graduate mentoring.
Top Texas A&M Staff
Mar 29, 2019Three College of Science staff members have been honored by Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students with the 2019 President’s Meritorious Service Award, Texas A&M’s highest recognition for staff. Jennifer Holle, chief of staff in the College of Science Office of the Dean; Curtis Lee, facilities coordinator III in the Department of Chemistry; and […]
A Season for Celebrating
Mar 19, 2019The Texas A&M University College of Science is making final preparations this week for one of its most time-honored spring traditions, celebrating two new members of its Academy of Distinguished Former Students and 150 current scholarship winners at the college’s annual Spring Recognition and Awards Dinner, set for Thursday (Mar. 21), at Pebble Creek Country Club. In […]
Mar 10, 2019Texas could see up to 300 million Monarch butterflies this season following an upward trend in numbers of the state insect of Texas, according to Texas A&M Center for Mathematics and Science Education researcher and butterfly expert Craig Wilson.
Feb 21, 2019Debbie McLean and Mike Dishberger both arrived on the Texas A&M campus in fall 1975 -- Debbie '79 majoring in geophysics and Mike '79 studying chemistry. Present day, the Dishbergers have endowed $1 million in gifts to help undergraduate and graduate students in Texas A&M Science and Texas A&M Geosciences for generations to come.
Science of Inspiration
Jan 31, 2019If experience truly is one of life's most effective teachers, now's your chance to learn from some of the best in the STEM professions and Aggieland at the 27th Annual Women In Science & Engineering Conference, "Investing in Your Career," set for Saturday, Feb. 23, at Texas A&M.
Spheres of Influence
Jan 25, 2019For the fifth consecutive year, Texas A&M mathematician Ronald DeVore and chemist Hongcai Joe Zhou are featured in Clarivate Analytics' annual Highly Cited Researchers 2018 list of elite scientists and social scientists identified through analysis of highly cited papers across a decade.
Honoring an Energy Pioneer
Dec 28, 2018The late Texas A&M distinguished petroleum engineering graduate George P. Mitchell '40, a global visionary, legendary philanthropist and generous benefactor of both Texas A&M University and Texas A&M Science, is one of four 2019 inductees into the Petroleum Museum Hall of Fame in recognition for pioneering the technology that made the viable extraction of shale energy possible.