New study explains different nose shapes in humansTexas A&M University anthropology graduate student Lauren Butaric is part of a team of scientists involved in a study that answers questions about the shape of the human nose.
Phi Beta Kappa to induct 72 College of Liberal Arts graduatesPhi Beta Kappa, the oldest academic honor society in the United States, will induct 83 Texas A&M University graduates on Thursday, May 9.
Grand opening scheduled for new A&M arts and humanities building The new Liberal Arts and building, which broke ground in 2010, is now complete, and will have a grand opening on Friday, April 19, at 2 p.m.
Texas A&M professor composes chamber opera for Houston Grand OperaAssistant Professor of Music Martin Regan’s newest work, a chamber opera entitled “The Memory Stone,” will premiere April 9-11 at the Asia Society Texas Center in Houston. This one-act opera was commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) as part of the HGOco’s “Songs of Houston: East + West”
New anthropology course revolutionizes graduate study with interdisciplinary emphasisAssociate Professor Wayne Smith from the Department of Anthropology and Professor Dan Reece from the Department of Nuclear Engineering have collaboratively launched a new graduate course at Texas A&M University that fuses nautical archaeology and nuclear science.
Liberal Arts students experience public policy through internships in D.C.Junior Psychology major Esteffania Lezama and senior Political Science major Cassandra Silva spent their last summer vacation interning on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. as two of 13 students selected to participate in Texas A&M University’s Public Policy Internship Program (PPIP)
HISP grad students travel diverse pasts toward bright futuresFrom physics to social entrepreneurship, these are the stories of just a few graduate students in Hispanic Studies that have successfully integrated their area of interest with the study of Hispanic cultures of the world.
Assistant professor and film scholar investigates identity in film genres Daniel Humphrey, an Assistant Professor of both Women’s and Gender Studies and Film Studies, investigates the queer nature of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman in his upcoming book, Queer Bergman: Sexuality, Gender, and the European Art Cinema.
Professor’s challenge on "breast is best" receives support from breastfeeding motherDespite its repeated reinforcement by pediatricians, authors, and even U.S. government organizations, the touted advantages of breastfeeding are continuously contested by researchers and, more importantly, mothers who have had to choose between breast or bottle feeding.
Twin brothers translate shared love of German history into new researchMatthew and Marshall Yokell are known for being a couple of characters around the history department at Texas A&M. Not only are they twin brothers, but Matthew and Marshall also share the same enthusiasm for Germany and the Imperial Period.
Philosophy prof works to improve animal bioethics teaching across disciplinesGary Varner, professor and head of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a three-year USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant to develop course materials on animal bioethics for use in college-level classes.
Anthropologist couple gains valuable insight from first international experienceThough Greg and DaLisa Owens are “unconventional” undergraduate students at 43 and 48 years old, they decided it was never too late to go back to school and study abroad in Transylvania.
Love conquers all in academicsWith the guidance of his academic mentor, Jane Sells, and support of his wife, Melissa, Dr. Tony Love has been able to accomplish his academic goals, even if sometimes in unconventional ways.