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  • Photo of newspaper with headline says "Lady Mathematician Played Key Role in Glenn Space Flight," along with NASA badge of Katherine Johnson.

    Why the Pulitzer Prize committee keeps ignoring women’s history

    Women's work hasn't been hidden. It just hasn't been seen.

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    Aggie blood

    Senior economics major Jack Milligan embodied the Aggie value of selfless service when he helped save the life of a stranger as a blood donor.

  • Sail away to shipwreck weekend

    For 28 years, the Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA), in partnership with the Nautical Archaeology Program from Texas A&M University, has opened its doors to the Bryan-College Station community for Shipwreck Weekend to introduce the public to nautical archaeology and showcase their important research.

  • Board of Regents takes Initiative

    Texas A&M University’s Board of Regents has approved the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture to be rebranded as the Center for Digital Humanities Research (CoDHR), with Dr. Laura Mandell serving as director.

  • Texas A&M names five faculty members Distinguished Professors

    Texas A&M University today recognized five of its most outstanding faculty members with one of its highest honors: the title of University Distinguished Professor.

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    Texas A&M Study: Spear Points Prove Early Inhabitants Liked To Travel

    Researchers found that early settlers in the emerging ice-free corridor of interior western Canada were traveled north to Alaska, not south from Alaska, as previously interpreted. The study shows that early humans in western Canada and Alaska were descendant of Clovis (the first settlers of North America) and they used the same type of weapons to hunt for food.

  • P4C summer campers re-stage the scene in Italian Renaissance artist Raphael’s painting, “School of Athens.”

    Texas A&M Facilitates Philosophy For Children Movement Among Youth, Teachers

    Undergraduate and graduate students of professor of philosophy Claire Katz’s Philosophy for Children (P4C) class and laboratory are helping to lead thoughtful philosophical discussions and interactive activities among youth in local schools, after-school programs and summer camps.

  • Today’s Special: Charles Puryear Professor of Liberal Arts, William R. Clark

    What are you currently researching? My primary research is on the politics of monetary policy. I am interested in understanding how politics affects the behavior of central banks, and most recently that’s meant a focus on the Federal Reserve System in the US. Did you grow up wanting to become a political scientist? Jazz performance […]

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    2018 College of Liberal Arts Fallon-Marshall Lecture Series

    Please join the College of Liberal Arts on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in Rudder Forum for the concluding event of our year of “hidden figures.” We began exploring the “hidden figures” theme for the academic year by distributing Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story […]

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    The quiet “riot”

    Amy Earhart heads a project documenting the 1868 race riot in the small town of Millican, Texas.

  • Oscar-bound with “Mudbound”

    For 90 years, film’s biggest stars have flocked to the red carpet for the most important night of the year: the Academy Awards. This year’s carpet will feature the fresh face of a woman who has already made quite a name for herself: Rachel Morrison, who is the first woman in history to receive an Oscar nomination for best cinematography.

  • Today’s Special: Distinguished Professor Michael Waters

      What are you currently researching? My area of research focuses on the first people to enter the Americas during the last Ice Age, some 15,000 years ago or more. Currently, I’m working on a number of different projects. This summer, I excavated at a cave site in Central Texas with several undergraduate and graduate […]

  • New York Times features associate professor of history (again!)

    Olga Dror, an associate professor at Texas A&M University, has published a study and translation of Nha Ca’s “Mourning Headband for Hue.” She is the author of the forthcoming monograph “Making Two Vietnams: War and Youth Identities, 1965-1975.”

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    Against the grain

    Remembering the first African American dean at Texas A&M University--Woodrow "Woody" Jones Jr.

  • Montage of photos of Presidents FDR, Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, JFK, Lincoln, and Ronald Reagan

    Words from the White House

    Why are some presidential remarks more memorable than others? We talked to presidential rhetoric expert Leroy Dorsey to find out.

  • Kiss and tell

    Anthropology professor Vaughn Bryant knows more about "honey" than just pollen. Here, he gives us insight into the history of the kiss.

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    After the Agora: Marquee Lecture with Dr. Stephen Hartnett

    On Monday, February 12, 2018, the Aggie Agora hosted a Marquee Lecture with Dr. Stephen Hartnett. Dr. Hartnett is a professor at the University of Colorado Denver and Immediate Past President of the National Communication Association. The title of the Marquee Lecture was “Trumpism, Amnesia, and the Politics of ‘New Fascism’ Rhetoric”. The speaker began […]

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    Regents approve humanities research center for A&M’s College of Liberal Arts

    Facility will be devoted to digital research, President Michael K. Young says

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (C) presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democrat members of Congress, including (L-R) Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL), House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in the Cabinet Room at the White House January 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Polling Experts Discuss the Effects Of Immigration, Nativism On Contemporary Politics Feb. 12

    Cliff Young, President of Ipsos U.S. Public Affairs, the leading global public opinion research organization, will host a panel discussion featuring recognized experts in polling, politics and economics on the rise of nativist sentiment and its meaning for contemporary politics at Texas A&M University on Monday, Feb. 12, 3:30-4:45 p.m. The discussion titled “Immigration, Nativism & […]

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    FIGuratively speaking

    Dennis Segers ‘75 shared his story with a class of the College of Liberal Arts’ Freshmen Innovation Group (FIG)—a high-impact academic program dedicated to students who are the first in their families to attend a four-year college or university.

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    After the Agora: Friday Lecture with Dr. Robert Jensen

    On Friday, February 2, 2018, Dr. Robert Jensen delivered the Aggie Agora Friday Lecture on the hidden figure of patriarchy in society and its interactions with radical feminism. Dr. Jensen is a professor at the University of Texas and the author of several books, most recently: The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men. The […]

  • New York Times features associate professor of history

    Olga Dror is an associate professor of history at Texas A&M University and the author of the forthcoming book “Making Two Vietnams: War and Youth Identity, 1965-75.” This article draws on material that will appear in an essay in the spring 2018 issue of the Journal of Cold War Studies.

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    Texas A&M conservation efforts reveal new details about Alamo cannons

    Texas A&M conservators have revealed new details about two cannons used during the Texas Revolution’s 1836 Battle of the Alamo.

  • Researchers at work in Rising Star cave.

    Anthropology Researcher Makes List Of Discover Magazine Top Stories For 2017

    A research team that included a Texas A&M University anthropologist who determined the fossil remains discovered last year in a South African cave almost certainly coexisted with early Homo sapiens has been named one of Discover magazine’s “Top 100 Stories for 2017.”

  • Breaking bad…habits

    How to kick off a great year of kicking bad habits.

  • Making the Makers: Pilot program, developed by A&M, gives kids at Neal Elementary tools to pursue STEM

    Dr. Schlegel is using psychology to change how local children see themselves - as scientists and engineers!

  • Photo of Evie and Tori one year before Evie's diagnosis

    Her sister’s keeper

    Sometimes, we all need a push to keep going. For upcoming anthropology graduate Victoria (Tori) Gochnour, that push often came in the form of her sister, Evie Wells.

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    Brazos County Juvenile Services to get rehabilitation help from Department of Psychology

    Brazos County approves plan to allow doctoral students to do psychological assessments.

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    Sexual assault endured by domestic workers overlooked in national conversation

    “Women at or near the bottom, in terms of pay, in terms of standing are among those most frequently harassed,” said Mindy Bergman, a professor in the Department of Psychology and Sciences told The Washington Post.

  • The Buzz on Pollen

    A Q&A with Dr. Vaughn Bryant, one of the world's prominent palynologists.