May 13, 2022Texas A&M senior biology major and University Scholar Annabel Perry '22 has made the absolute most of her innate curiosity, research opportunities and faculty mentorship during her four-year undergraduate career in Aggieland that culminates Saturday in a bachelor's degree with honors en route to the Ph.D. program in human evolutionary biology at Harvard this fall.
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.
Mar 30, 2022Texas A&M junior biology major Joseph Chen ’23 has been named a 2022 Goldwater Scholar by the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and research potential -- one of 54 Texas A&M students selected to date for the prestigious honor since the initial scholarship was issued in 1989.
Excellence in Aggieland
Dec 21, 2021For the second consecutive year, the Texas A&M Society of Physics Students chapter has been recognized by the association's national office for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physical sciences organization among the hundreds of chapters located at colleges and universities across the United States and internationally.
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.
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.
Creating a Physicist
Sep 29, 2021A team of physicists and learning scientists at Texas A&M and the University of Texas at Austin surveyed more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students involved in presenting multiple physics outreach programs at Texas A&M, determining that students gain as much from their experiences as their audiences do, namely positive effects on their identities as science professionals that can offer invaluable insight into their persistence and retention in STEM and preparation for 21st century careers in science and other areas.
Long Live Camp Toback
Aug 31, 2021After being honored as Fish Camp namesakes in 2013, Texas A&M physicist Dave Toback and his wife Katherine '88 '00 were inspired to create an endowed Toback Fish Camp Scholarship aimed at supporting future Aggies interested in participating in what for many Texas A&M freshmen is their first tradition with lifelong impact — whoop!
First Gen Support
Jul 30, 2021First-generation students are front and center as the cover story for the most recent issue of the Texas A&M Foundation's "Spirit" magazine, which features first-person perspective from Science Leadership Scholars Program academic advisor Victor Castillo '13 and Texas A&M biologist and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Student Success Dr. Tim Scott '89, as well as a profile on Texas A&M mathematics major and Regents Scholar Lizzett Tapia '23.
First Gen SupportFirst-generation students are front and center as the cover story for the most recent issue of the Texas A&M Foundation's "Spirit" magazine, which features first-person perspective from Science Leadership Scholars Program academic advisor Victor Castillo '13 and Texas A&M biologist and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Student Success Dr. Tim Scott '89, as well as a profile on Texas A&M neuroscience major and Science Leadership Scholar Jaden Borders '22.
The Right Stuff
Jun 24, 2021Senior applied math and statistics major Cosmas Kravaris '22 and senior biology major Ryan Rahman '22 have been selected as Texas A&M's latest recipients of $10,000 scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership in science and technology by supporting the nation's best undergraduate students pursuing STEM majors.
May 04, 2021Sophomore physics major Connor Bowerman '24 has been selected as one of two 2021-22 Texas A&M Beckman Scholars, a prestigious award intended to recognize and support exceptional undergraduate students in chemistry, biological sciences or interdisciplinary combinations thereof at selected universities across the United States.
Apr 19, 2021Texas A&M sophomore chemistry major Brianna Bishop '23 and junior biology major Ryan Rahman ’22 have been named 2021 Goldwater Scholars by the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and research potential. Bishop and Rahman are among 52 Texas A&M students selected to date for the prestigious honor since the initial scholarship was issued in 1989.
Feb 28, 2021A team of Texas A&M Physics and Astronomy researchers analyzed both the midterm exam scores and final grades of more than 10,000 students enrolled in four introductory physics courses at Texas A&M across more than a decade, finding no evidence that male students consistently outperform female students in these courses.
Excellence in Aggieland
Jan 29, 2021The Texas A&M student chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics has been recognized nationally with the organization's 2020 Award in Community Outreach honoring its outstanding work in reaching out to both external and internal mathematical communities.