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  • 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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    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 & […]

  • Photo of Dennis Segers at a conference table with students

    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.

  • 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.

  • Ohoto of two men pushing the cannon on a dolly.

    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.

  • Photo of two sets of hands touching.

    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.

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    Texas A&M to Host 2017 Nobel Prizes Symposium Nov. 3

    Faculty from Texas A&M's Colleges of Liberal Arts, Medicine and Science will collaborate to present an exclusive educational opportunity for audiences across Aggieland -- a Texas A&M take on the 2017 Nobel Prizes.

  • View of the Rio Grande, which flows along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    A tale of two grants

    Sonia Hernandez, an associate professor in the Department of History, has received two prestigious grants—one from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as an internal Tier One Grant.

  • author Margot Lee Shetterly at the Agora

    After the Agora: Coffee Hour with Margot Lee Shetterly

    Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the #1 New York Times Bestselling book, Hidden Figures, joined us for an Aggie Agora Coffee Hour on October 3. She shared about the process of writing and publishing her history of the African-American women “human computers” who worked at NASA, her experience with newfound fame, and her book’s impact. […]

  • Photo of an astrolobe, a 500-year-old navagation tool

    New discovery rocks the boat

    Luis Filipe Viera de Castro, a professor of nautical archaeology at Texas A&M University, spoke to National Geographic about the navigation tool found aboard the ship that belonged to explorer Vasco da Gama.

  • Reuben May rapping in front of the Academic Building

    A rap session with Reuben May

    In honor of Black Poetry Day, we talk to sociology professor Reuben May aka Reginald S. Stuckey, the #rappingprofessor.

  • Photo of Vaughn Bryant in his hospital room studying pollen

    A spoonful of honey helps the medicine go down

    Anthropology professor and leading pollen expert Vaughn Bryant continues his work while battling cancer.

  • Stock photo of word diabetes, syringe, and stethescope

    Bill of health

    Department of Psychology professor Sherecce Fields will participate in a consortium to address the economic burden of overcoming diabetes and heart disease.

  • After the Agora – Fact Checking

    Communications professor Jen Mercieca held a workshop on media literacy.

  • Fearless on every front: Fighting PTSD

    In honor of Fearless Month, the College of Liberal Arts would like to shine a spotlight on Steve Maren, a researcher committed to studying PTSD—a disorder marked by intense fear and anxiety that affects nearly 8 million adults a year.

  • Rev. Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert

    After the Agora: Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert Kicks Off “Hidden Figures” Series

    Reverend Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert kicked off Aggie Agora’s series on “Hidden Figures” on Friday, September 22 with an important first lecture on the impact of lesser-known religious leaders in American history. Gilbert, an Associate professor of Homiletics at the Howard University School of Divinity, sought to tell the story of, sought to bring to light […]

  • Book cover of Hidden Figures

    Finding Common Ground with Hidden Figures

    Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race, will speak as part of the 2017 Common Ground Reading Initiative.

  • Screen shot of a first-person shooter video game featuring anti-drinking and driving posters

    Gaming the system

    Can anti-DUI posters embedded in video games help prevent drunk driving?

  • Photo of Grace Tsai posing with the barrels of food in a lab.

    Dining on the high seas

    How did 17th-century sailors survive on salted meats and oatmeal? That's the question doctoral student Grace Tsai is trying to answer.

  • Headshot of Claire Katz, curly auburn hair and green eyes.

    Curiosity and the Katz

    Philosophy professor Claire Katz is the first woman to receive the Murray and Celeste Fasken Chair in Distinguished Teaching.

  • New student hacks

    First-year college student? Here's what you need to know.

  • It’s aMAIZEing what food can reveal

    Heather B. Thakar, instructional assistant professor of anthropology, uses food remains from archeological sites to learn about the past.