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  • The burial mound at the Anzick site.

    Montana Burial Site Answers Questions About Early Humans

    By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Marketing And Communications Scientists have shown that at the Anzick site in Montana – the only known Clovis burial site – the skeletal remains of a young child and the antler and stone artifacts found there were buried at the same time, raising new questions about the early inhabitants […]

  • Two female researchers with cannon as it arrives at the Conservation Research Laboratory

    CRL taking a shot at cannon restoration

    The Conservation Research Laboratory (CRL) at Texas A&M University is restoring cannons from the Castillo de San Marcos—the oldest masonry fort built in the continental United States.

  • Let freedom ring

    Juneteenth, a merger of "June nineteenth," commemorates the abolition of slavery in Texas and much more, according to college's history professor.

  • Cover of Time magazine's special edition, "Great Scientists," with Stephen Hawking photo

    George Bass: It’s about “Time”

    George Bass, professor emeritus and pioneer of nautical archaeology, was recognized by Time magazine in their recent special edition, “Great Scientists."

  • Photo of Reuben May in front of Academic Building

    Minnie Piper, huge recognition

    Reuben A. Buford May, a Presidential Professor in sociology, was recently given the distinguished recognition of a Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

  • Follow along

    Do you read the news on your phone? Department of Communication professor, Johanna Dunaway thinks you might not be retaining information as well as you think.

  • Something to Tweet about

    In the wake of social trends, the Department of Communication is adding a new social media course and certificate this fall.

  • Headshot of Jason Lindo

    Just say “no” to closing rehabilitation facilities

    Jason Lindo from the Department of Economics is researching drug-induced mortality rates—exactly when we need it the most.

  • Professor Jose Luis Bermudez standing in a shaded area outside the YMCA building on Texas A&M's campus

    Uncovering a new frame of mind

    Professor of philosophy, José Luis Bermúdez, has been named a 2018 ACLS Fellow and is a recipient of an NEH summer stipend.

  • Headshot of Abigail Peralta

    A family affair

    Abigail Peralta's parents came from the Philippines in the 1980s to receive their Ph.D.'s from Texas A&M University. Years later, she followed in their footsteps.

  • Liberal Arts student studying abroad in Peru

    Study Abroad While Broadening Study

    The No. 1 public university for study abroad poises its students to be active in a global society.

  • 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.

  • Photo of Jack Milligan in Aggie shirt

    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 […]

  • Photo of Amy Earhart in her office

    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.”

  • Impage of Woodrow Jones Jr., with the text "Dr. Woodrow Jones Jr., Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, 1994-2000

    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.

  • Prof. Stephen Hartnett, speech communications, unit for criticism

    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 & […]