Evolution :: Faith
Feb 19, 2020The Trotter Prize and Endowed Lecture Series, set this year for Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building, seeks to illuminate connections between science and religion, often viewed in academia as non-overlapping if not rival world views.
Honoring Teaching Excellence
Feb 14, 2020Chemist Holly Gaede and biologist Andrew Tag are among the 10 campus-wide faculty celebrated February 27 as Texas A&M University's inaugural cohort of Provost Academic Professional Track Teaching Excellence Award recipients honored for exceptional classroom teaching that fosters meaningful learning experiences.
Science of Inspiration
Jan 30, 2020If 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 28th Annual Women In Science & Engineering Conference, "Women Evolving in STEM," set for Saturday, Feb. 22, at Texas A&M.
Jan 08, 2020Texas A&M construction science professor and Center for Health Systems and Design Fellow Dr. Zofia Rybkowski will present the 2019-2020 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Lecture, set for noon on Friday, January 17, in the Langford Architecture Center.
Crucible of Curiosity
Nov 26, 2019Thanks and gig 'em to The Association of Former Students for contributing $75,000 toward the Texas A&M College of Science during the past academic year -- whoop! Read about the people, programs and progress that generous support helps make possible in the cover story from the November-December 2019 issue of "Texas Aggie" magazine.
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.
Celebrating ScienceTexas A&M Science celebrated 12 faculty, staff and student award recipients, not to mention another year of overall achievements and progress as part of the college's annual Faculty-Staff Meeting and Awards Presentation, held November 6 in the Stephen W. Hawking Auditorium.
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.
Data Science Debuts
Sep 30, 2019Texas A&M University will serve as the host site for a first-of-its-kind international data-science-driven event, the October 19-20 TAMU Datathon, a 30-hour, student-run showcase in which hundreds of students from freshmen to Ph.D. will solve real-world challenges in data science and compete for a variety of prizes.
Sep 20, 2019Three of the nine Hagler Institute for Advanced Study 2019-20 Faculty Fellows will be affiliated with Texas A&M Science, including a world leader in quantum metrology and dynamics of entanglement, an astronomer who helped discover the accelerated expansion of the universe and a pioneer in analytic low-dimensional dynamics of recursive maps.
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.