April 18, 2011

A healthier lifestyle doesn't have to mean radical changes in diet and exercise. It can be as simple as taking the stairs instead of the elevator or regularly lifting a 10-pound bag of sugar, notes comedian Kevin Hughes.

April 14, 2011

Courtesy NBC DFW A U.S. Olympic volleyball player from Burleson was among those injured when a bus carrying a Brazilian women's volleyball team crashed on its way to a match.

April 11, 2011
The Brazos Valley has gained a valuable community resource for people with disabilities and their families — the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (BVCIL), which is established with a five-year, $1.55 million grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The BVCIL is a non-profit organization associated with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University and is part of a network of such centers across the state and nation.
April 04, 2011

The miniature green tractors lining the shelves behind Dr. Jim Kracht’s desk provide a clue to his passion. Kracht is a farmer.

March 10, 2011

Next to parents, teachers are the individuals most responsible for helping young people chart a course for their life’s journey.

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 03, 2011

As Texas A&M University prepares to face off against Louisiana State University in the 75th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, 12 Aggies are preparing to get real-world experience in the business of big-time college sports.

January 03, 2011

The Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) announces the availability of up to $100,000 in Barbara Bush Fellowships for the 2011-2012 academic year.

December 15, 2010
August, Reta Haynes honored her late husband, Harold J. "Bill" Haynes '46, and fulfilled her passion for education with a gift of more than $900,000 to endow programs supporting the College of Education and Human Development, Corps of Cadets and Singing Cadets.
December 14, 2010

The College of Education and Human Development honored outstanding faculty, staff and alumni at its fall college awards ceremony.

December 14, 2010
One of the most important lessons parents will ever teach their children is how to relate to others, notes a Texas A&M University school psychology professor.
December 14, 2010
Two Texas A&M University psychologists are working to reduce suicide number as they research mental health issues affecting veterans and suicide prevention.
December 13, 2010

African-Americans are underrepresented in hiring decisions as college football coaches, according to a new study co-authored by a Texas A&M University researcher.

October 11, 2010
Mary Alfred, associate professor of adult education in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, edited a new book entitled Learning for Economic Self-Sufficiency: Constructing Pedagogies of Hope Among Low-Income, Low-Literate Adults.
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.

August 25, 2010

When Carolyn Lohman was a home economics teacher, her final exam consisted of handing students a bag filled with groceries and telling them to create a dinner using only those ingredients.

August 10, 2010
Texas A&M University has six core values: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect and Selfless Service.
July 13, 2010
Margaret Foster from the Texas A&M Libraries is here to help undergraduates, grad students, faculty and staff in their research and writing needs.
May 28, 2010
For Pat Goodson, her work as a professor of health education in the College of Education and Human Development is a dance between teaching and learning -- a conversation that reaches out of the classroom. "I like teaching because the one thing I love in life more than anything else is to learn," Pat says. "They say if you want to learn something, teach it. And some of the best teaching happens in the hallway.
May 20, 2010

Courtesy of the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs

May 13, 2010

Recently, school children in Navasota, Texas, learned from scientists halfway around the world, thanks to Kate Lambert.

May 12, 2010
During the spring semester, the Reading Clinic pairs local students needing extra reading help with graduate students who are studying reading education.
May 05, 2010
Forty-two area-wide K-12 science and mathematics teachers will be honored this week for their dedication to leadership in education by the Texas A&M-College Station Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching with a brunch Saturday (May 8) at the Royalty Pecan Café in Caldwell.
April 28, 2010

"To whom much is given, much is required." And no one lives by these words more than former elementary education major Cassie Grant '03, who wanted to take what she'd been given in life and give back to her students - both in Texas and in South Af


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