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  • Madeleine Albright On Democracy’s Future: ‘I’m An Optimist Who Worries A Lot’

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright takes questions from Bush School professor Gregory Gause. (Mark Guerrero/Texas A&M Marketing & Communications) By Sam Peshek, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright may have left office 17 years ago optimistic about the…

  • Charities Need To Prepare For The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act, Texas A&M Expert Says

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act leaves many wondering whether nonprofits will begin seeing significant decreases in their funding. (Getty Images) By Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service Staff Many people make charitable giving decisions in November and December—or at least they used to. With…

  • How Electric Vehicles Can Supply Power Back To The Grid

    Texas A&M doctoral student Qin Yan’s research could hopes to return energy generated by electric vehicles back to the power grid. (Getty Images) By Rachel Rose, Texas A&M University College of Engineering Without electricity that the power grid supplies, we wouldn’t be able to work in the office or…

  • Texas A&M Professor Identifies New Brain Region That Suppresses Fear

    Dr. Stephen Maren, University Distinguished Professor of psychological and brain sciences and Claude H. Everett, Jr. ’47 Chair of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University. A study conducted at Texas A&M University has identified a new area in the brain involved in inhibiting fear, a discovery that holds potential…

  • UTA And Texas A&M Create Texas Genomics Core Alliance

    (Getty Images) By the Office of Research Communications and Public Relations Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Arlington have established The Texas Genomics Core Alliance (TGCA) to increase access to and decrease costs of cutting-edge, high-throughput genomics sequencing technologies. “By reducing costs and speeding up the…

  • In Case You Missed It — Week Of October 15

    Trending On Texas A&M Today 1. Texas A&M Grad Student Christine Figgener Receives TIME Magazine ‘Next Generation Leader’ Honor 2. Texas A&M’s Parsons Mounted Cavalry To Ride In 130th Rose Parade On Jan. 1 3. Being Reveille’s Handler Is A Non-Stop Job 4. Texas…

  • Aggies In The Amazon

    A team of nursing professors and students traveled to Quillabamba, Peru to provide health care services and supplies. (Texas A&M College of Nursing) By Christina Lynne Davies, Texas A&M University College of Nursing Highlights A team of nursing professors and students led traveled to Quillabamba, Peru to provide health…

  • Texas A&M Professor Documenting Historic Black Settlements In Texas

    Andrea Roberts, assistant professor of urban planning in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, is standing in front of the digital map of Texas where more than 550 freedom colonies are plotted. She is helping to pioneer comprehensive documentation of the historic black settlements located in Texas…

  • As Life Expectancies Rise, So Are Expectations For Healthy Aging

    Healthy aging is a new norm, researchers say, with older adults having a new name and attitude. (Shutterstock) By Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University; Basia Belza, University of Washington; Matthew Lee Smith, Texas A&M University, for The Conversation The Fountain of Youth may still be a myth, but…

  • Texas A&M Expert: State Experiencing Record Low Numbers Of Tornadoes

    A multi-vortex tornado touches down over plowed farmland, near the town of Patricia, south-east of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas. (Getty Images) By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications Rains may have eased Texas’ drought situation in recent days, but the big weather story may be the lack…