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The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual Student Paper Contest on Saturday (Jan. 28). Junior, senior and graduate petroleum engineering student swill give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This year, 401 students w…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Nov. 4 at the 7th Annual "Aggie 100" program, sponsored by the Mays Business School's Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University. The "Aggie 100" focuses on growth as an indicator …


The Drexel University School of Public Health recently welcomed Dr. Shannon Márquez as the new director for global and public health initiatives at the school Sept. 6. Márquez also serves as the School of Public Health’s interim associate dean for academic affairs and joins the faculty as an associ…


George Hickox ’80 (left), Janeen Judah ’81 (center) and Tim Leach ’82 (right) were inducted into the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering's Academy of Distinguished Graduates during the Fall Industry Board Dinner Sept. 15t.The academy was developed by the Industry Board as a means to rec…


Dr. José Manuel Cabrera Sixto, who obtained his master’s (1990) doctorate (1993) at Texas A&M in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, has been named president (rector general) of the University of Guanajuato, overseeing the development and administration of its five campuses in that state in…


Ask any educator and you’re likely to hear that it’s the respect and regard of students, especially in the years aftertheir graduation, that mean the most. Former students of Dr. Carroll J. Messer have translated their high regard into a graduate fellowship in his honor at Texas A&M University.…


Texas A&M University is buzzing with potential students visiting the campus this summer from near and far. But few have traveled as far as Fayez T. Kharbat (center) and two of his sons, Yazan (right) and Abdurrahman (left). They’ve flown halfway around the world from Saudi Arabia to College Sta…


Leland Snow was an engineering entrepreneur who shaped the evolution of agricultural aviation. Now his family will endow a memorial scholarship to benefit aerospace engineering students at Texas A&M University. Snow was founder and president of Olney, Texas-based Air Tractor, which produces the…


Bobby G. Jones, senior vice president with Houston-based Jones & Carter Inc., and his wife Myra have endowed a scholarship for high-achieving civil engineering upperclassmen at Texas A&M University. The Bobby ’75 and Myra ’74 Jones Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering will be awarded th…


George K. Hickox Jr., who holds two degrees from Texas A&M University, will begin serving on the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1. The Texas A&M Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that raises money to support academics and student leadership programs at …


Faculty, students and a fewstudents from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering raked in the honors at the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Research Conference held in Reno, Nev., in May.Professor Sila Çetinkaya and he former student Xingchu Liu won the Scheduling and Logistics…


Joseph H. Snow '42, a former student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the recipient of the Dr. George H. Bahder Memorial Award from the Insulated Conductors Committee (ICC) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).…


Ray A. Rothrock '77 was named the first Distinguished Former Student of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at its annual banquet April 28.Rothrock (left with Department Head Raymond Juzaitis) also delivered the keynote address as part of the department's Nuclear Technology and Society Invited Spe…


Rayford G. Anthony, Perry Schwierzke and James Turner each has been honored with the title of distinguished alumnus by the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The three Texas A&M chemical engineering graduates are the newest members of the department…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University has honored Tom Cogan as the second recipient of the department's Distinguished Alumnus Award. Cogan was selected for his significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace engineering profession, the commercial aviation industr…