Jul 31, 2020Branislav Vidakovic, a professor of statistics at Georgia Tech and the current program director for statistics in the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, has been appointed as head of Texas A&M Statistics, effective August 15.
Jun 29, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M mathematician and lead undergraduate advisor Heather Ramsey '02, one of two 2020 recipients of the John J. Koldus III Faculty and Staff Achievement Award presented annually by the Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs to honor deserving individuals for their strong interest in overall student development and success.
Jun 12, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M physicist and Cyclotron Institute member Ralf Rapp, one of four faculty named to Texas A&M's 2020 class of University Professorship holders, a distinction established in 2019 to recognize, elevate and amplify faculty achievement and impact.
May 28, 2020A Texas A&M-sized thanks and gig 'em to Texas A&M chemist Ganesa Gopalakrishnan, the organic chemistry artist affectionately known as "G.G.," who is retiring May 31 after four decades of educating, encouraging and inspiring an estimated 25,000 Texas A&M students.
May 20, 2020Twelve research projects — including four led by Texas A&M Science faculty — have been chosen for funding as part of The Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office’s multi-element program to increase engagement between researchers from the A&M System and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
May 17, 2020May 14 marked the untimely passing of Texas A&M Regents Professor and Distinguished Professor of Statistics Cliff Spiegelman, a leader in statistical and environmental forensics and a champion for the use of statistics and its many applications to help free innocent people, reevaluate history and develop sharper analytical tools to benefit society.
Excellence in Aggieland
May 01, 2020Three College of Science faculty are among the university's 24 recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award recognizing exemplary efforts in teaching, research, student relations, administration, extension and outreach, staff and graduate mentoring.
Apr 29, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M University's latest National Academy of Sciences member, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Karen Wooley — the most recent faculty member to earn the prestigious accolade while at Texas A&M since fellow Distinguished Professors Marcetta Darensbourg and Ron DeVore were elected to the Academy in 2017.
Apr 27, 2020A distinguished professor in the College of Science, Dr. Clifford Spiegelman has used statistics to challenge forensic methods, exonerate the innocent and bring new light to the past. His expertise was even used during an investigation into President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
Mar 30, 2020Texas A&M biologist Gil Rosenthal has been appointed as associate dean for international programs in the College of Science, where he will work to strengthen and expand the international experiences of undergraduate students and faculty members across all departments and the broader Texas A&M campus.
Mar 18, 2020March 13 marked the untimely passing of Texas A&M physicist Melanie Becker, a world-respected expert in string theory described as one of the outstanding physicists of her generation and an international leader in theoretical particle physics who made many important contributions, including developing models for superstring compactification.
Going Big by Going Home
Feb 28, 2020Twelve years after earning her bachelor's in biochemistry at Texas A&M, biologist Jennifer Dulin '05 got the full-circle chance to return to Texas A&M, where she's pursuing her life's work of making the best of one of the worst situations currently affecting the lives of more than 300,000 people in the United States alone — spinal cord injury.
Feb 27, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M biologist Richard Gomer and Texas A&M mathematician Edriss Titi, two of seven faculty campus-wide appointed as 2020 University Distinguished Professors, a perpetual title representing the highest level of faculty achievement at Texas A&M.
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.
The Human Element
Feb 13, 2020Professors get their fair share of requests from their students. Last spring, Texas A&M chemist Simon North received his most unique to date when two former students in his freshman chemistry course, Julia Santell '19 and Josiah Day '19, asked him to officiate at their August 17 wedding. The rest, as they say, is history — er, chemistry.