December 07, 2009
Small businesses face many challenges, yet some small business owners remain unaware of the real threat posed by hackers, who can break into computer networks to obtain sensitive information vital to these businesses, notes a Texas A&M University professor who heads a project focusing on cyber security.
September 30, 2009
The State of Texas Education Research Center at Texas A&M (ERC) was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to establish the Texas A&M Educator Preparation Collaborative for Enhancing College and Career Readiness in Texas Schools (A&M Collaborative).
March 23, 2009
As one of 107 National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), Texas A&M University has committed to the Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative (SMTI). Developed by NASULGC, SMTI is devoted to increasing the quantity and quality of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers across the country.
March 01, 2009
The Texas A&M Water Project, under the leadership of Associate Professor B. Stephen Carpenter in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, was granted space by the Webb County Commissioners Court to build a point-of-use ceramic water filter production and education center at the Highway 359 Self Help Center in Laredo.
September 04, 2007
Three education faculty in the College of Education and Human Development, Mary Alfred, Fred Bonner and Chance Lewis, will be partnering with two engineering faculty at Prairie View A&M University to identify and evaluate the factors that contribute to the success of academically gifted African-American students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines who are enrolled at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU).
February 13, 2007
A 2006 study by the National Council on Teacher Quality found that among the nation's universities almost all failed to incorporate the science of reading instruction into their teacher preparation programs.