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Category: The College at Work

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.