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August 15, 2017
For Dr. Robert Capraro, co-project director of Aggie STEM, increasing the number of STEM teachers in Texas schools is a top priority. But he is not just focused on students at Texas A&M, he is also focused on those already in the teaching profession through a new certificate program.
August 09, 2017
Dr. Kelly Wilson explained some of the complexities regarding maternal mortality following the passing of a number of Texas bills.
August 01, 2017
Senate Bill 3, which faces opposition in the House, has become one of the most contentious issues state government has battled with in recent years.
July 27, 2017
The Department of Health and Kinesiology welcomes Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore ‘87 who will succeed Dr. Richard Kreider on Aug. 1.
July 25, 2017
The first Thomas Gaddis Girls’ STEM Camp was held this summer, providing 60 middle school girls the chance to get hands-on experience in different STEM areas.
July 18, 2017
Shirley and Joe Swinbank ’74 have committed $200,000 to the College of Education and Human Development to establish the Shirley and Joe Swinbank ’74 Sprint Waste Dean’s Education Scholars Award.
July 18, 2017
Sue Ellen ’81 and Phillip T. Miner, III ’84 committed $225,000 over the next three years to establish the Problem Posing for Pre-Service Elementary Math Teachers gift.
July 18, 2017
In an effort to strengthen teachers in high-need fields, an anonymous donor contributed $100,000 to establish the Transforming Lives Dean’s Education Scholars Award.
July 18, 2017
Sheryl ’87 and Robert Holton ’84 have generously donated $50,000 to establish the Robert and Sheryl Holton Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship.
July 18, 2017
With the start of the Texas Special Session, many agenda items showcase the challenges Texas schools face.
July 13, 2017
With the support of a federal grant, Dr. Kuo and her team offer a four-week summer program that introduces Chinese and Korean languages and cultures to elementary school children. The mission of the federal grant is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critical-need foreign languages.
July 10, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the special education program, along with programs at nine other universities, will receive $50 million in scholarship funding for students committed to a career in teaching, along with technical support for the teacher preparation program.
July 06, 2017
With the goal of bringing more attention to Texas A&M and improving the impact the College of Education and Human Development has on the human performance field, Debbie and Mike Hilliard ’73 have committed $2 million to the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance.
June 28, 2017
Dr. Daniel Bowen was awarded a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) that furthers the efforts in measuring arts enrichment-related programs.
June 27, 2017
The report, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, focuses on adult perceptions of black girls and finds adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers.
June 27, 2017
Joshi has taught high school physics in various international schools in India. He found his students were losing interest in the classroom and looked for new ways to teach. He saw a student playing with a slingshot and had an idea.
June 19, 2017
As part of the advisory board for the ISSN, Dr. Kreider and a team of researchers conducted a review of over 200 published studies regarding creatine.
June 09, 2017
Ten Aggies have been selected as the 2017 recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
June 05, 2017
Three students from diverse backgrounds with a common goal – make life better for people with disabilities. That’s the idea behind the Graduate Fellows Program with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M.
May 30, 2017
When it comes to helping young students become confident readers, our four-legged friends may be the key. That is the theory behind PAWS (Physical Activity With Shelters) for Reading.

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