Trash to Treasure
May 20, 20221990 Texas A&M chemistry Ph.D. graduate Carl McAfee is leading an innovative effort through his Kennedale-based company, McAfee Consulting LLC, to turn recycled rubber and scrap plastics into various composite materials poised to make a major impact across economic, environmental and national security sectors.
May 02, 2022Texas A&M astronomy Ph.D. candidate Addy Evans ’21 is one of 80 recipients nationwide of a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program Award — the third Texas A&M student and first in astronomy to earn selection thus far in the program’s eight-year history.
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.
Apr 14, 2022Texas A&M Science Ph.D. students Priyanga Ganesan '22 and Asim Maity '18 are among 18 selected university-wide to receive 2022 Distinguished Graduate Student Awards recognizing exemplary achievement in teaching or research.
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.
Science of Inspiration
Feb 08, 2022Join Texas A&M University in celebrating 30 years of the annual Women In Science and Engineering Conference and learning from some of the best in the STEM professions and Aggieland as part of this year's upcoming virtual event, "Beyond the Screen: Reconnecting With STEM," set for Saturday, February 26, via Zoom.
Science of Inspiration
Jan 20, 2022On Jan. 8, Texas A&M served as the host site for judging for the eighth annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, a national contest that challenges teams of K-12 students and educators to test their scientific abilities in determining who can grow the biggest, most beautiful crystals while experiencing a bit of the beauty and symmetry intrinsic to the field of chemistry.
Leaders in Isotope Science
Dec 10, 2021A Texas A&M-led consortium has been awarded a two-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to establish a first-of-its-kind traineeship program in isotope research and development, production and processing that aims to develop the future isotope production workforce for the nation and the DOE Isotope Program.
Postdoc With Potential
Dec 02, 2021Texas A&M biology postdoctoral research associate Elizabeth Brown has been selected as one of 32 inaugural Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) K99 Fellows in recognition of her research promise and compelling commitment to diversity in the biomedical sciences.
Nov 30, 2021More than two dozen chemistry majors from Prairie View A&M visited the Texas A&M Department of Chemistry before the Nov. 20 Texas A&M-Prairie View A&M football game for a firsthand look at the chemistry graduate program and related research opportunities in a unique twist on pregame preparation with the potential to unite two chemical research enterprises and create a new pipeline for traditionally underrepresented students interested in achieving a graduate education.
Nov 29, 2021While microbe-produced secondary bile acids have long been viewed as a key protector in preventing C. difficile infection, new research led by Texas A&M biologist Joseph Sorg shows that treatments instead should focus on the microbes that compete with C. diff for the nutrients which fuel the deadly bacterium’s growth.
Aggies of Impact
Nov 22, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemistry bachelor's and Ph.D. graduate Atashi Mukherjee Bell '08 '14, one of 12 former students named to the 2022 cohort of the Texas A&M University 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight recognizing Aggies who have graduated within the past 12 years and are leading by example in both business and service.
Climate of Opportunity
Nov 05, 2021Texas A&M chemistry doctoral students Gabrielle Risica '22 and Tiffany Sill '22 are among 10 students nationwide selected by the American Chemical Society to attend the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, where they hope to use social media to promote climate science literacy and education among college and university students.
Oct 18, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemistry doctoral student Asim Maity '18, one of four Texas A&M students selected to receive the 2021 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Award recognizing scholarly excellence — Texas A&M Science’s 12th recipient in the last decade.