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Anthropology professor finds new species related to humans

Darryl de Ruiter

By Heather Rodriguez Darryl de Ruiter Darryl de Ruiter, professor in the Department of Anthropology and program coordinator for Biological Anthropology, was part of an international team of scientists that uncovered a new species related to humans in South Africa. Named the Homo naledi, de Ruiter said the species featured a trunk, hands, feet, and […]

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A&M professor featured in National Geographic


Mike Waters, anthropology professor and director for the Center for the Study of First Americans, is featured in the January 2015 issue of National Geographic magazine for his research on pre-Clovis humans. Begin transcript: The first face of the first Americans belongs to an unlucky teenage girl who fell to her death in a Yucatán […]

Fresh Minds Festival offers a new artistic perspective

Jeff Morris

By Heather Rodriguez Jeff Morris The Fresh Minds Festival, a presentation of professional audiovisual art pieces, will kick off the evaluation round of their fourth season by screening third-season finalists October 6-10 in the Black Box Theatre of the Liberal Arts and Humanities building. Jeff Morris, an associate professor with the Department of Performance Studies […]

Liberal Arts professor among first discoverers of new species of human relative

Darryl de Ruiter

Darryl de Ruiter Texas A&M University professor Darryl de Ruiter was among an international group of scientists who announced Thursday morning they have discovered a new species of human relative in South Africa. Remains of the new species — named Homo naledi — were discovered in September 2013 in a chamber of the Rising Star […]

New media implications on geopolitics to be discussed at Fallon-Marshall Lecture


Associate Professor Randy Kluver By Tyler Webb Randy Kluver, associate professor in the Department of Communication, will discuss the geopolitical impacts of new media in the annual Fallon-Marshall Lecture on April 24. In his lecture, titled “Crowd-sourced espionage? There’s an app for that… The Geopolitics of New Media,” Kluver will focus largely on social media—especially […]

Pamela R. Matthews named new dean of College of Liberal Arts

Dean Matthews

Dean Pamela R. Matthews By Heather Rodriguez The Board of Regents of Texas A&M University on Wednesday named Dr. Pamela R. Matthews the new dean of the College of Liberal Arts, effective immediately. A Professor of English, she has been serving as the college’s interim dean since July 2014. “It is an honor and a […]

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What does it mean to be human? Why do we think and feel the way we do? Where did we come from, and where are we going? These are some of the questions that shape the liberal arts experience. The College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University is committed to teaching the essential, timeless […]

A new literary journal has landed

Davis Land

By Tyler Webb Davis Land An experimental new literary journal, run by two Texas A&M Liberal Arts students, is serving as a medium for the local artistic minds. The editor-in-chief is Davis Land, a junior telecommunication media studies major, who, along with managing editor and senior English rhetoric major James Leaf, founded Alien Mouth in […]