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!
COVID-19 Game Changer
Aug 26, 2021A discovery by Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and his research group leads to an agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company to develop a drug that could be the most effective treatment yet for patients with COVID-19, including more aggressive variants of the virus such as Delta and others.
Degrees of Distinction
Jul 30, 2021Texas A&M Science takes great pride in celebrating three of its finest — Kathy Ensor '86, Brig. Gen. (Ret) James Mobley '69 and Robert Williams III '79 — as the college's most recent inductees into its Academy of Distinguished Former Students.
Leading Detector R&DTexas A&M physicists led by Rupak Mahapatra have been awarded a three-year, $1.27 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy in support of their world-leading detector research and development work that continues to play a key role in the SuperCDMS dark matter search experiment and other major projects at the forefront of new physics.
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 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.
Jul 28, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Andy Thomas, one of 35 recipients of the 2021 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award recognizing his research achievements and untapped career potential.
Jul 19, 2021Texas A&M astronomer and Associate Dean for Undergraduate and International Programs Lucas Macri is one of four emerging faculty leaders across the campus selected as Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows for 2021-2022.
Jun 28, 2021A worldwide audience can virtually explore the past, present and future of material transformation along with its potential in green chemistry and sustainability, thanks to a new Google Arts & Culture-featured exhibit developed by the Science History Institute in partnership with Texas A&M's National Science Foundation-funded Center for the Mechanical Control of Chemistry.
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.
Jun 02, 2021Texas A&M chemistry Ph.D. candidate Jezrielle Annis ’22 is one of 32 recipients nationwide of a U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship — the second chemist and third overall honoree among the current Texas A&M student body within the past four years.