Posted: 4:58 PM Dr. Marlan O. Scully, distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University and professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University, has been selected to receive the 2012 Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus Quinn Prize, the highest award of the Optical Society (OSA) recognizing overall distinction in optics.
Posted: 10:46 AM The idea of the “Tiger Mom,” illustrated in Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has catapulted the issue of parenting styles across cultures into public consciousness, but a Texas A&M education professor questions whether an overly authoritative approach is in the best psychological wellbeing of the child.
Posted: 4:04 PM Members of the Texas Aggie Storm Chasers, a group of about 60 Texas A&M University students, are prepped and ready to jump in their cars and spot some severe storms — and with recent record-high temperatures as the trigger, they may get their wish.
Posted: 10:22 AM Later this month, the 100th anniversary of one of history’s most tragic events will occur – the sinking of the Titanic – and the question often asked is: Could such a disaster happen again?
Posted: 9:20 AM Texas A&M University has once again gained national attention for something that just comes naturally to Aggies – selfless service. Texas A&M’s newest such high-level acknowledgment is inclusion on the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll/.
Updated: 5:32 PM Back in November, we told you about a Texas state representative's efforts to get the Texas A&M-University of Texas football series back despite the Aggies' move to the Southeastern Conference and an apparent lack of desire by the Longhorns to continue it.
Posted: 10:17 PM The Texas A&M Corps of Cadets will honor seven former cadets at its annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony, but it's the honorary recipient in this year's class that is the biggest name of them all.
Posted: 2:40 PM Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Sweet 16 list of top-producing volunteer university chapters throughout the nation. This elite group is considered the best of the best when it comes to fundraising and overall chapter strength.
Posted: 4:17 PM Kirsten Pullen, associate professor of performance studies and Ray A. Rothrock '77 Research Fellow at Texas A&M, has been appointed director of the Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts at the university.
Posted: 11:47 AM Two prominent Texas A&M University former students — one, a leading expert in statistics, analytics and data mining, and the other one of the university’s own pioneering synthetic organic chemists — have earned selection by the Texas A&M College of Science for its highest alumni honor, induction into the college’s Academy of Distinguished Former Students.
Posted: 4:04 PM Texas A&M University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Karan Watson is featured in the March issue of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine as one of the nation's top 25 extraordinary women leaders who are “making a difference” in higher education and beyond.