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Ocean Treasure Stored At Texas A&M’s IODP Repository

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Priceless treasure from the bottom of the sea is locked away at Texas A&M University, stacked on floor-to-ceiling racks and kept secure in 15,000 square feet of refrigerated space.

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Former A&M System Regent Huffines Dies

Updated: 01/07/2009 - J.L. Huffines, an Aggie grad, longtime Dallas businessman and former member of the Texas A&M System board of regents, has died according to his family. He was 85.

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Texas A&M To Open Costa Rica Center Through Generosity Of Houston Graduate, Family

Posted: 01/06/2009 - The international teaching, research and outreach of Texas A&M University takes on an added dimension early this year with the start of operations at the new Soltis Center for Research and Education (Costa Rica Center), thanks to the generosity and environmental commitment of an Aggie, Bill Soltis, and his family.

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Nominate Your Student Employee; Winners Honored with a Scholarship

Updated: 01/07/2009 - It is no secret that Texas A&M’s campus and the surrounding community depend on the contributions of student employees every year. There are actually more student employees than faculty working at Texas A&M. Students also assist in countless offices and businesses throughout the area. Bryan/College Station employers have an opportunity to note these efforts through the 11th Annual Student Employee of the Year recognition.

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Texas A&M Earns Top Ranking in Survey

Posted: 01/05/2009 - Texas A&M University now ranks No. 1 in "Smart Money" magazine's national ratings for "payback ratio"-the earnings levels of an institution's graduates compared to what they paid in tuition, fees and related costs for their undergraduate educations.

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Report Delayed on A&M Sailboat Accident

Updated: 01/01/2009 - Texas A&M officials want more information from the Coast Guard about its investigation of the fatal capsizing of the sailboat Cynthia Woods.

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Texas A&M Chalks Up Historic, Record-setting Year

Posted: 12/23/2008 - It has been an historic year for Texas A&M University, with 2008 starting with Dr. Elsa A. Murano becoming the first woman and first Hispanic-American to serve as president of the state's first public institution of higher learning. It concluded with President George W. Bush speaking at the inaugural commencement convocation in one of his final major public addresses.

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Historic, Rare Shipwreck Items On Display In NY’s Met Museum of Art

Posted: 12/22/2008 - Hundreds of items from the world’s oldest-known seafaring ship – believed to be from around 1,300 B.C. – discovered off the coast of Turkey and excavated by members of Texas A&M University’s Institute of Nautical Archeology are on display in a first-of-its kind showing at New York City’s legendary Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Men, Women Give To Charity Differently

Posted: 12/19/2008 - To whom would you rather give money: a needy person in your neighborhood or a needy person in a foreign country? According to new research by Texas A&M University marketing professor Karen Winterich and colleagues, if you’re a man, you’re more likely to give to the person closest to you  that is, the one in your neighborhood  if you give at all.

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A&M Conducts Active Shooter Exercise

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Shootings at schools have unfortunately become an all-too-real possibilty, and in the wake of major campus incidents, Texas A&M officials took steps today to make sure they were ready.

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Male Dinosaurs May Have Been Prehistoric Babysitters, Study Shows

Updated: 12/19/2008 - Those ferocious Hollywood meat-eating dinosaurs you’re used to seeing in the movies very possibly had a much softer side: the males might even have been sort of prehistoric babysitters, according to a far-flung study conducted by a Texas A&M University researcher.

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Barbara Bush Fund Awards Disaster Recovery Grants to Texas Literacy Programs

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Barbara Bush Texas Fund for Family Literacy (BBTFFL), working with the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) at Texas A&M University, awarded nine Texas adult and family literacy programs with grants to assist in recovery from recent natural disasters affecting the state, including Hurricanes Ike and Dolly and the Rio Grande flooding.

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More Honors For A&M President Elsa Murano

Posted: 12/15/2008 - Texas A&M President Elsa Murano is among 10 finalists for The Dallas Morning News ’ designation as “Texan of the Year” for 2008—and the first to be featured in the paper’s series of editorials leading up to announcement of the overall honoree on Dec. 28.

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Exercise to Test Emergency Response on Thursday

Posted: 12/15/2008 - An “active shooter” exercise involving local and state law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services and hospital personnel will be conducted at Texas A&M University Thursday.

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Aggie Women Defeat Texas State

Updated: 12/13/2008 - COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Tyra White scored 15 points, including 10 during the decisive first half of No. 4 Texas A&M's 94-45 victory against Texas State on Saturday night.

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Aggies Pull Out Win in Tuscaloosa

Posted: 12/13/2008 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Josh Carter scored 23 points and Texas A&M defeated Alabama 86-78 in overtime on Saturday night. In the overtime, the Aggies (7-1) held Alabama (5-3) without a field goal as Demetrius Jemison made three free throws and Alonzo Gee hit two for the Crimson Tide.

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Security Tight for Presidential Visit

Updated: 12/12/2008 - As you might imagine, when the leader of the free world comes calling, there's a bit of security surrounding him. But it's not just the Secret Service and military members that are on hand. There was plenty of local security help.

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Bush Addresses A&M Graduates

Updated: 12/12/2008 - It was a first-family reunion Friday at Texas A&M University as President Bush joined his father and mother for fall commencement exercises.

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