Archive for STEM

A recruitment program of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University that focuses on enhancing diversity has achieved success in its five years of operation. The program, E 12, has yielded results: 75 percent of participants applied to the Look College and 60 percent of those…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will host the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) Math & Science Competition on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m.


The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University invite audiences across Texas to get up-close and personal with science and technology next month at the 2013 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertaining and informative weekend scient…


The mother of a three-time graduate of Texas A&M has given $1,000 to The Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TAMUS LSAMP) program.  Jeanette Rodriguez of San Antonio donated through the Texas A&M Foundation as a memorial to her parents. The LSA…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University continues to explore new ways to keep its engineering student pipeline filled with highly-motivated and capable new students.


The Dwight Look College of Engineering and College of Science at Texas A&M University hosted more than 100 high school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers from across Texas to participate in the sixth annual Teacher Summit.


The role of research universities in nuclear science, energy and policy was the topic of a Texas A&M-sponsored panel and reception Dec. 11 in Washington, D.C., where panelists and speakers recognized the importance of higher education to ensuring the U.S. remains a global leader in nuclear resea…


Among the most effective ways for Texas A&M University to help build the educational pipeline in Texas is through outreach, which is especially critical in the high need STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). One proponent of the outreach and recruitment model is Dr. Joseph Mo…


Dr. Jorge M. Seminario, holder of the Fox Professorship and a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, was recognized at the 2012 HENAAC Conference, powered by Great Minds in STEM. Seminario was recognized for outstanding technical achievement in academia. He was cited fo…


Pictured above: Westover’s students explain the overall design of the project and embedded control software design to Texas A&M undergraduates Mickie Byrd (seated) and senior Akeem Whitehead (standing) during their visit to League City Oct. 26.    Students from the Dwight Look College of …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station have been selected to participate in a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) outreach program administered by the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA).


Dr. Robert Balog, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, offered a unique opportunity to a group of high school science teachers from A&M Consolidated High School: a chance to tour the solar installation at the Netum Steed Building on campus. The solar pro…


Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced recently that Texas A&M University was one of three Texas universities that were awarded a total of $5.1 million in graduate fellowships and research grants to train and educate the next generation of leaders in America’s nuclear industry. The awards und…


A new collaboration for the Dwight Look College of Engineering brought 300 high-achieving students from all over Texas to Texas A&M University for a daylong competition. The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering is a non-profit organization that provides high-achieving K-12 students with…


More than 100 high school teachers from across the state participated in the 2012 Teacher Summit hosted by Texas A&M University’s College of Science and Dwight Look College of Engineering. The Look College and the College of Science have hosted the annual event for the past five years. Teachers…