Updated: 08/22/2013 - Texas forestry officials have urged caution during Labor Day outings to avoid starting wildfires like a disastrous blaze two years ago blamed on strong winds.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - Researchers at Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) are nearing completion of the first human Brucella vaccine aimed at combatting the Brucella bacteria that cause brucellosis, a chronic disease that causes high fever and incapacitation. If left untreated, the disease can induce neurological symptoms and cross the blood-brain barrier to inflict more damage.
Updated: 08/21/2013 - Longtime Easterwood Airport head John Happ has retired from his post after holding the Director of Aviation position since 2000. He joined the airport staff in 1996, according to his bio on Easterwood's website, which still lists him as director as of Wednesday morning.
Updated: 08/20/2013 - The Southeastern Conference will release its 2014 football schedule Wednesday, with LSU to play Kentucky as its second opponent out of the SEC East and Texas A&M on the final weekend of the regular season, a source familiar with the situation said.
Updated: 08/20/2013 - Undergraduate Convocation, a special welcoming program at Texas A&M University for entering freshmen and transfer students, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 25) at Reed Arena as a prelude to the start of fall semester classes the following day.
Updated: 08/19/2013 - Texas A&M University biologist Xiaorong Lin draws from ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" to explain the mission of her research on fungal pathogens: "If you want to win the battle," she says, "you have to know not only yourself, but also the enemy."
Updated: 08/15/2013 - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) with devastating consequences.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Texas A&M University has completed its purchase of the private Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth.
Updated: 08/12/2013 - Texas A&M fans will have the opportunity to share their Aggie spirit with the world as the university prepares to participate in the second annual College Colors Day Spirit Cup competition.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Aggies by the thousands will soon return to the Texas A&M University campus in preparation for the beginning of fall classes on Aug. 26, and university officials have designated Sunday (Aug. 18) as Residence Hall Move-In Assistance Day.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Almost 1,800 Texas A&M University students are scheduled to receive their degrees during Texas A&M’s summer graduation activities that kick off Thursday (Aug. 15) with a commencement convocation address by Head Softball Coach Jo Evans, whose 672 Aggie wins are the most for any currently active Texas A&M coach—and her 985 coaching wins are among the most nationally.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Many members of "The Greatest Generation" had the unique experience of flying in the B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft during World War II, and now that aircraft will be part of the first Texas A&M home football game flyover on Saturday, Aug. 31.
Updated: 08/12/2013 - Bidding begins today for the coveted 12th Man License Plate.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Susan Alexander, a science teacher at Comanche High School, has been selected to receive the Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education. Her award will be presented during the university's commencement ceremonies Friday, Aug. 16.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Stephen Hawking delivered a eulogy for George Mitchell via video tape on August 8th at Mitchell's memorial tribute in The Woodlands. The following is a transcript of the eulogy.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin, who has announced plans to rejoin the faculty and resume his teaching and research career, effective Jan. 13, 2014, has been honored by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents with adoption of a formal resolution expressing appreciation for his outstanding leadership and dedicated service.