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Alumna’s job polling difficult-to-reach populations

Samantha Chiu at Pentagon

Research Analyst, Samantha Chiu ’09 Sometimes, things just all come together. Such is the case for the career of Samantha Chiu, a graduate from the Department of Political Science, who now works in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area at D3 Systems, a polling firm that conducts survey research around the world with a specialization in […]

Liberal Arts student strives to reduce response time to gun violence


By Sebastian Maldonado Philosophy student Luke Neese is leading a multidisciplinary group of students to produce a cost-effective acoustic gunshot detection system, aptly named “Acoustic Shield.” Neese presented the idea at a three-day start-up event hosted by Startup Aggieland, a student-designed campus business accelerator for entrepreneurial endeavors. The team behind the effort includes Luke Neese, […]

Faculty to meet with Owen Williams of the Folger Institute


By Heather Rodriguez Owen Williams, the Folger Institute Consortium’s Assistant Director for Scholarly Programs, will give a presentation of exciting research opportunities to Texas A&M University faculty and students on April 27. His talk, “Scholarly Collaboration and Research Opportunities at the Folger Shakespeare Library,” will take place in Glasscock 311 at 3:30 p.m. The consortium […]

World-renowned conference to honor political science professor

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By Sebastian Maldonado One of the biggest political science organizations in the world, the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), will offer a new paper award in honor of Kenneth Meier of the College of Liberal Arts. Ken Meier Meier is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the Project for Equity, Representation & Governance with the […]

Political Science graduate appointed to Texas A&M Foundation board

Otway Denny Jr. '71 was recently appointed to the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees. (Photo Courtesy of Texas A&M Foundation)

By Kim White Political Science graduate Otway Denny Jr. ’71, of Bryan, was appointed to the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1. Otway Denny Jr. ’71 was recently appointed to the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees. (Photo Courtesy of Texas A&M Foundation) Denny, who holds a Juris Doctor from Baylor Law […]

Liberal Arts graduate students to be honored

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By Heather Rodriguez The Association of Former Students will honor 14 students with the Distinguished Graduate Student Award on April 27—and half of the recipients are from the College of Liberal Arts. At the ceremony, each student will receive a framed certificate and custom gold watch from the Association. The program will be part of […]

Liberal Arts alumnus finds his dream job in Aggieland

Dallas Shipp

By Tyler Webb As a journalism graduate from Texas A&M University and sports editor for The Battalion, Dallas Shipp ’03 envisioned a future as a writer.  It wasn’t until he opened up an insurance agency in 2008 with another colleague that Shipp realized he had a different passion. Shipp is currently the Director of Marketing […]

Liberal Arts cadet named student regent

Gabriel Pereira

Gabriel Pereira Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed political science major Gabriel Pereira’16 of College Station as student regent for the Texas A&M University System. “Receiving the appointment as student regent for the Texas A&M University System is an honor and a privilege, carrying with it the significant responsibility of representing the entire student body of […]

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 […]

Anthropology professor finds new species related to humans

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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 […]