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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.

  • 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.

  • Breaking bad…habits

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

  • 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.

  • The Buzz on Pollen

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

  • Image of Nobel Prize

    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.

  • 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.