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February 06, 2011

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded $576,677 to fund a Texas A&M University program designed to transform family reunions into venues for teaching African-American Texas families about cancer prevention.

January 26, 2011
Two faculty members from the College of Education and Human Development received grants through Texas A&M University’s Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities, which provides funding awards for significant research projects, scholarly publications and artistic presentations.
January 26, 2011
A faculty member from the department received grant a through Texas A&M University’s Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities, which provides funding awards for significant research projects, scholarly publications and artistic presentations.
January 12, 2011
Merna Jacobsen, director of the Women’s Resource Center, received the NASPA’s Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation of the Year Award for her dissertation, “Leadership Strategies Dealing with Crisis as Identified by Administrators in Higher Education.”
January 10, 2011
Department Looking for Professor in Aging Research
January 04, 2011

Erin McTigue, assistant professor of reading education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, is the inaugural recipient of the 2010 Lynda Brown Faculty Fellowship.

October 10, 2010
.The Aggie BNL Team has been cleared for planned experiments at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY.
September 24, 2010

With National Preparedness Month in full swing, a research paper co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor suggests that children - particularly children with disabilities - are especially vulnerable to the effects of disasters.

September 20, 2010
With National Preparedness Month in full swing, a research paper co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor suggests that children -- particularly children with disabilities -- are especially vulnerable to the effects of disasters.
August 24, 2010
Disaster Responses Should Address Needs of People with Disabilities
August 24, 2010

Thanks to advanced battlefield medicine, more service members in Iraq and Afghanistan are surviving injuries that would have been lethal in previous wars.

August 12, 2010
A $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable the Center on Disability and Development in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University to continue and expand its research and services for people with disabilities and their families.
August 10, 2010
Taken very literally, not all students are created equal -- especially in their math learning skills, say Texas A&M University researchers who have found that not fully understanding the "equal sign" in a math problem could be a key to why U.S. students underperform their peers from other countries in math.
July 29, 2010
Two Texas A&M University researchers are trying to understand factors that contribute to young children's emotional eating and later obesity or eating disorders.
July 20, 2010

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has awarded Dr. Richard Kreider, head of the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University, the 2010 NSCA Nutrition Research Achievement Award.

July 08, 2010

Family pressure on African-American college students to maintain their cultural identity while attending a predominantly white university increases the amount of stress experienced by these students, recent research suggests.

June 24, 2010
Caring for a child with a disability can be challenging, but many of these challenges are due to a lack of necessary environmental supports, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Texas A&M University Center on Disability and Development.
May 06, 2010

Awards honoring faculty, students and staff were given out at the HLKN General Meeting today. For the first time, awards for outstanding graduate students were presented.

April 27, 2010

The Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) selected graduate students Alicia Friday, Quinita Ogletree and Juana Vasquez as the 2010-2011 Barbara Bush Fellows.

April 16, 2010

Conventional wisdom has indicated a person's IQ is a dominant factor in determining career success, but new research at Texas A&M University is now showing that a person's emotional intelligence may be equally or even more important.

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).

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