Novel Neuroscience Training
Apr 27, 2022The Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience has received a five-year, $1.25 million National Institutes of Health grant to build a comprehensive student training and research program aimed at promoting diversity efforts across the neuroscience community and broader campus by expanding on its recent success in replacing the traditional one-on-one research mentoring model with a team-based approach centered on assets and leadership.
A Distinguished Honor
Apr 11, 2022Congratulations to Texas A&M astronomer Robert C. Kennicutt Jr., one of six faculty campus-wide appointed as 2022 University Distinguished Professors, a perpetual title representing the highest level of faculty achievement at Texas A&M.
Best Graduate Schools
Mar 29, 2022Two Texas A&M Science graduate programs along with four specialty programs are listed among the nation's top 10 for public institutions in the U.S. News & World Report's "2023 Best Graduate Schools" report, the publication's first national survey of graduate programs in the sciences since 2019.
Excellence in Aggieland
Mar 25, 2022Three College of Science faculty are among the university's 24 recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recognizing exemplary efforts in teaching, research, student relations, graduate mentoring, administration, staff, and extension/outreach/continuing education/professional development.
Honoring Teaching Excellence
Feb 28, 2022Chemist James Pennington and mathematician Oksana Shatalov are among 10 campus faculty unveiled February 28 as Texas A&M University's third cohort of Provost Academic Professional Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award recipients honored for exceptional classroom teaching that fosters meaningful learning experiences.
Feb 26, 2022Texas A&M statistician Branislav Vidakovic has been elected as a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, where he will help advise stakeholders in government, academia, industry and nonprofit organizations on statistics and data science.
Jan 31, 2022Texas A&M chemist Andy Thomas has been appointed as an inaugural member of Thieme Chemistry's Science of Synthesis Early Career Advisory Board intended to help promote young talented chemists and provide opportunities to network with internationally renowned chemists.
In Service of Science
Jan 26, 2022Biologist Deborah Bell-Pedersen and statistician Valen Johnson are among seven Texas A&M University faculty members recognized as 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Quantifying Quantum Optics
Dec 22, 2021Texas A&M physicist and Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering member Girish Agarwal is part of an international effort to quantify wave-particle duality in photons that has been selected as a "Physics World" Top 10 Breakthrough of 2021.
Rising Research Star
Dec 09, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Sarbajit Banerjee, who has been selected by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas to receive the 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Science, one of four such annual awards celebrating rising stars in the Texas research community and their pioneering achievements.
Basic Turned Breakthrough
Nov 30, 2021More than 40 years after helping to create a compound now being used to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma in Japan, Texas A&M Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Ralph Zingaro is set to be recognized for his basic-turned-breakthrough research success by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp at a December 9 Community of Faculty Retirees Chancellor's Luncheon on the Texas A&M campus.