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Cheyenne Stowers, a master’s student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a fellowship from the Environmental Engineers of the Future program. The purpose of the program is to encourage students to obtain a master’s degree and increase the numb…


BUILD, a student-led organization that is aimed at unifying the student body through a physically uniting effort, is making waves across the Texas A&M University campus for its innovative and aspirational endeavors. The organization, which also aims to connect students from all different types o…


<https://www.youtube.com/embed/Av_D5JG-P60> Between track practices, student athletic advisory committee meetings, Kappa Alpha Psi activities and working in the office of the Board of Regents, Kohl Anderson has little time to ponder the opportunities that arise. The senior in the Department…


Paul Taele, Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected to serve as the 47th president of the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Previously, Taele served as the communications off…


More than 100 Texas A&M University engineering students spent a Saturday learning how to become better leaders during the Accenture Leadership Symposium hosted by the Student Engineers’ Council (SEC).  “The Accenture Leadership Symposium is a perfect opportunity to develop the skills necessary …


Gordon England, former secretary of the Navy, spoke to students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University on the importance of ethics in engineering and business. England spoke to Dr. Ben Zoghi’s Engineering Leadership – Emotional Intelligence class on Nov. 19. “He has d…


David S. Zachry ’85, former student and advisory council co-chair of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected 2015-2016 chairman by the members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).  Zachry, chief executive officer …


Dr. James Kaihatu, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Center for Teaching Excellence Curriculum Fellow. Kaihatu was selected in recognition of his exceptional leadership in the area of curricular redesign and in appreciatio…


With two years of intense planning and dedication, the 2015 ANS student conference was successfully executed April 9-11. The conference theme was “Powering Tomorrow Together,” and aimed to highlight the growing globalization of the nuclear and health physics industries. The conference provided atten…


After serving for several years on the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering's Advisory Council, Brent Lyon was recently elected chair.  Lyon has been with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth, Texas for 28 years and currently holds the position of senior manager of industrial engin…


Outreach plays a vital role in the recruitment of a future generation of engineers, as well as provides exposures to different types of career paths that middle and high school students may not have considered on their own. Every winter, the Rio Grande Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosts a ca…


The children’s social networking website KidGab was created by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering Ph.D. student, Stephanie Valentine, who works in the Sketch Recognition Lab led by Dr. Tracy Hammond, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. …


Two professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Krishna Narayanan (left), professor, and Dr. Mark Weichold (right), Regents Professor and dean and CEO of Texas …


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering Peer Teacher Program connects students who have a passion for helping others succeed and students who are driven and excited about learning. The peer teachers in the program are knowledgeable undergraduate students that have been selected as mentors…


On Thursday, May 8, Richard Vega, former undergraduate and soon-to-be graduate student of nuclear engineering, received Outstanding Thesis Award for the Undergraduate Research Scholars program as representation of the best undergraduate research thesis in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at…