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.
Physics Fest Fun!Make a date for free family fun and experience the many wonders of science and technology at the Texas A&M Physics and Engineering Festival, set for Saturday, April 2, and featuring both in-person and livestreamed demonstrations, keynote talks, Q&A sessions with scientists and a legendary Texas-sized five-barrel depth charge!
CAREER ImpactTexas A&M biologist Kira Delmore has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of rising faculty with the potential to become academic leaders in both research and education and the first-ever awarded in the Department of Biology.
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.
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.
Jan 31, 2022Texas A&M mathematician Patricia Alonso Ruiz has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of rising faculty with the potential to become academic leaders in both research and education.
Targeting Transcriptional RepressionIn research reported in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences," Texas A&M biologists have found that a newly identified player, the heat shock protein 68, interacts with period gene proteins to affect transcriptional repression that drives the daily rhythms of gene expression in monarch butterflies — a discovery with possible implications for human health.
International InfluenceTexas 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.
Math & Stat Fair 2022
Jan 26, 2022Texas A&M is gearing up to host hundreds of students and their families Saturday, February 26, in the John R. Blocker Building for some free math- and stat-inspired fun in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the annual Mathematics and Statistics Fair.
In Service of ScienceBiologist 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.