Campaign Stories

Growing The Gardens

Texas A&M University will soon be home to a 40-acre garden that will educate and rejuvenate Aggies for generation to come.

Endowment Supports Graduate Program in Meat Industry

A contribution from a Texas Aggie and businessman to the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University has ensured a successful start and promising future for a program designed to prepare students for a career in the meat industry.

Coffee Research Center to Protect International Coffee Industry

Texas A&M University administrators and researchers are stepping up efforts to protect a worldwide multibillion dollar-a-year industry.

Level Up - LIVE Lab

Visualization students develop educational video games in an immersive lab experience.

Constructing Opportunities

Construction science professor Ben Bigelow ’05 uses fellowship funding to support student endeavors.

Distinguished Alumnus Endows Architecture Scholars Program

A scholarship program established by William Merriweather Peña ’42, a former Texas A&M architecture student, World War II hero, and renowned architect, will help generations of aspiring Aggie architects receive an education.

Young Former Student Gives Back

A planned gift from Benjamin Hayford ’14 will create a joint fellowship and study abroad scholarship at The Bush School of Government and Public Service.

A New Kind of Warfare

The Bush School of Government and Public Service grooms students for cybersecurity careers.

Home of the Brave

A new veteran scholarship initiative will provide assistance for American heroes like Ray Dilworth ’18.

The New Quad

Renovations to the Quad reflect a changing and growing Corps of Cadets.

Academics on the Quad

The first in a four-part series on the Corps of Cadets explores cadets’ academic standing.

College of Dentistry Researchers Receive $1.8 Million to Study Fam20B

Who knew omitting a gene necessary for cartilage development could cause extra teeth to form?

Championing Champe Fitzhugh

An overseas leadership seminar gives high-achieving incoming freshmen a comprehensive introduction to Texas A&M.

Creating a Welcoming Environment

ExCEL Helps Aggies from Under-Represented Communities Find Their Place on Campus.

Regaining Life

Researchers at the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity helped Caldwell resident Dan Roper breathe again.

Improving Content Area Reading Comprehension

Dr. Kay Wijekumar knows the solution to the nation’s literacy problems starts with our elementary students.

Put Me In, Coach!

The Texas A&M University Coaching Academy provides valuable resources for current and aspiring coaches to make a difference on and off the sidelines.

Scholarship Helps Student Achieve Dreams

Dominic Johnson '19 received a Foundation Excellence Award from the Hamill Foundation. As a chemical engineering major, he's blazing new trails in the classroom.

Student Finds Affordability, Quality, Through Engineering Academies

When Zahra Parkar '18 was mapping out her higher education plans, she found what she needed through Texas A&M University's Engineering Academies and the Zachry Leadership Program.

Mentoring Program Reaches Out to First-Generation College Students

As part of the College of Engineering's effort to enhance the educational experience of its students through its 25 by 25 initiative, the college has launched the First-Generation Engineering Student Mentoring Program.

Ike Dike to the Rescue

A proposed plan by two Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers to protect Texas coasts could prevent billions in hurricane damage.

Wave of Change

A new Academic Complex will enrich the marine learning environment at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Galveston Grad Heads Completed Panama Canal Expansion Project

The $5.2 billion Panama Canal Expansion Project was completed on June 26th under the direction of a Texas A&M University at Galveston graduate.

Testing the Waters

Aggies tackle the global water crisis.

On the Footwalls of Faults

An intensive summer camp gives teachers the geology experience of a lifetime.

Red Tide Crusader

Dr. Lisa Campbell keeps shellfish eaters safe through early detection of harmful phytoplankton in the Gulf Coast.

"Why not us? Why not me"

Jon Hagler '58 gives $20 million to fund the future.

Great Minds

A $20 million gift from Jon Hagler ’58 names the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study and fuels Texas A&M’s best and brightest thinkers.

Cream of the Crop

Institute For Advanced Study Brings The Brightest Academic Stars To Texas A&M.

The Verdict Is In

Judge Joe Spurlock II ’60, professor of law, discusses judiciary systems and what constitutes a democracy.

Legislative Success: Professor Helps Push Through Fair Property Rights Reforms

Legislation that a Texas A&M University School of Law Professor has championed for years was unanimously passed in the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Major Gift Paves the Way for Improvements in Humanities Technology

What if reading no longer meant looking at words on a page? What if, instead of staring at a physical test, you could interact with it through touch, sight and sound?

Core Values Drive Former Student to Create Scholarship

Lyle and Andrea Eastham '94 believe giving back is an important part of being an Aggie.

The Big Picture

Gifts from Susanne and Melbern Glassock ’59 promote the humanities at Texas A&M.

Vet Print

Funds from a professorship enable a Texas A&M librarian to put the Medical Sciences Library and its historical veterinary literature collection on the map.

Working Together to Leverage Resources for Students

Texas A&M provides a world-class education at a reasonable price, as seen year after year in rankings by Kiplinger’s, U.S. News & World Report, Money magazine and many more.

Ask the Archivist: Texas A&M During World War I

This series explores Texas A&M history. In honor of the centennial of the U.S. involvement in World War I, we take a journey back 100 years to what life was like on campus during this tumultuous time.

Pressing On

Funding for the Texas A&M University Press enhances its reputation as a respected book publisher.

A New Energy Alliance

Two Aggie engineers finance an unprecedented collaboration between the colleges of business and engineering to ensure that Texas A&M graduates remain leaders in the energy sector.

Mays Business School Receives $25 million from the Mays Family Foundation

The contribution, the largest single commitment in the school's history, supports several areas of innovation.

Lead Gifts Given to Name Department of Accounting

The Texas A&M Foundation has received two lead gifts to name the Department of Accounting in honor of James J. Benjamin in Mays Business School.

$1 Million for Medicine

A planned gift of life insurance marked the first $1 million gift from former students to the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

St. David’s Foundation Provides Scholarships for Medical Students

St. David’s Foundation gives scholarships totaling $525,000 for Central Texas students.

Healing for Her

In the face of loss, a nursing scholarship honors the life of a special individual.

Nurse Practitioners Fill Gap in Rural and Underserved Populations

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program in the Texas A&M College of Nursing allows registered nurses to enrich their practice through further training as an educator or as a family nurse practitioner.

Forensic Nursing: Advancing Health, Advocacy and Justice

The forensic nursing program trains nurses to help treat individuals who have been the victim of a crime and require medical care.

Texas A&M To Open A New Facility For Drug Development, First Of Its Kind In Area

Good manufacturing practice laboratory will allow faculty to turn promising chemicals into products for human clinical trials.

How One Drug Could Affect Pain, Memory and Nicotine Addiction

Texas A&M researchers work to develop a drug to enhance the function of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors to ease pain, slow cognitive decline and to make it easier for people to stop smoking.

Public Health Prowess

EpiAssist, a program in the Texas A&M School of Public Health, provides much-needed disaster and emergency preparedness services to local, regional and state health departments.

Sharma Applies Novel Approaches to Sanitizing Water

Iron is a naturally occurring element that is abundant in our environment. Due to the research of a Texas A&M environmental chemist, supercharged iron, or ferrate, may prove to be key in not only purifying surfaces in health care settings, but in water that is contaminated.

Dream Chaser

Oscar Gonzalez ’18 finds his home in Aggieland as a Science Leadership Scholar.

The Driving Force

Ahmed Mahmoud ’87 ’90 transformed his love of physics to become a leader in the IT world and an innovator at General Motors.

Statistician Honored with Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Dr. Bani K. Mallick, distinguished professor of statistics at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive a Fulbright Distinguished Chair for 2017-2018.

Aggie Team’s Lunar Rover Prototype Impresses NASA Scientists

A Texas A&M University undergraduate capstone design team named Enclave Electronics International recently presented their internet of things (IoT) lunar rover prototype to scientists at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Pioneering Stem Education in Qatar

Nearly 50 Qatari high school students have spent two summers at Texas A&M at Qatar for a STEM program known as the Summer Engineering Academy.

On a Mission

Texas A&M’s Veterinary Emergency Team impacts the state, nation and world through disaster response and relief efforts.

Rochelle Gift of C-Arm

Rochelle family funds gifts for Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences in memory of their beloved boxer.

Dr. Stacy Eckman: Primary Care, Emergency Care, and All-Around Care

Dr. Stacy Eckman touches the lives of many through her work at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.