Chancellor also discusses next steps for Texas A&M as it prepares to manage U.S. nuclear arsenal COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp introduced the incoming director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory to a crowd in Austin during an event Tuesday. The introduction of Dr. Thom Mason came during a […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System will join a consortium of higher education institutions and state agencies that will offer expertise, research and innovations in support of the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) in Austin, the U.S. Army announced Friday from the Pentagon. During a press conference, Army officials said the effort leverages […]
Also, Chancellor To Introduce New Lab Director What: A conversation with Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp and Carlos Sanchez, the News and Politics editor at Texas Monthly. Chancellor Sharp will talk about how the Texas A&M System secured the $2.5 billion annual contract, which also includes the University of California and Battelle Memorial […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Triad National Security LLC, which includes The Texas A&M University System, has received official notice to proceed toward managing the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The National Nuclear Security Administration notified Triad today to begin the four-month transition. “This is a significant milestone in the history of […]
By John Sharp
Texas does not need another veterinarian school to train rural veterinarians. Texas needs to find a way for more rural veterinarians to make a living.
In a Dallas Morning News column on Wednesday, Jay Leeson, a radio talk show host and columnist in Lubbock, perpetrated a false narrative, cherry-picking facts to champion the idea taxpayers should pay for a Texas Tech University vet school.
Texas A&M University Builds Mach 15 Wind Tunnel
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Once thought impossible, supersonic speeds have been easy to achieve for decades. Now, the race is on to lead the hypersonic era.
Texas A&M University has answered the call of the U.S. Air Force, and Aggies are working every day to better understand hypersonic speeds, which are defined as anything faster than 3,709 miles per hour, also known as Mach 5.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Texas A&M University System and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) on Thursday announced a new pilot program focused on supporting and improving higher education success for young adults in extended foster care. This is the first such partnership between DFPS and a university system. Through this […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M leaders welcomed the public last week to the opening of The Leach Teaching Gardens, which debuted as the colorful and thoughtfully designed centerpiece of Texas A&M University’s AgriLife complex. Regent Tim Leach and his wife Amy led the fundraising effort for the project that provides several enhancements to Texas […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Blake R. Decker, the former Assistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Data, and Analytics at West Texas A&M University, has joined The Texas A&M University System in College Station, System officials announced Wednesday. In his new position as Assistant Vice Chancellor in Academic Affairs for Data Science, Dr. Decker will report […]
WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) announced today it has awarded Triad National Security, LLC the management and operating (M&O) contract for the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Triad National Security, LLC is a limited liability company, which consists of Battelle Memorial Institute, the Regents […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — It is now officially hurricane season, and the men and women of Texas’ elite search and rescue organization are ready. Texas Task Force 1, which operates under The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, has been training for months ahead of the 2018 hurricane season that began June 1. Texas A&M University […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Ervin Bryant of Spring has been appointed the next student regent for The Texas A&M University System by Governor Greg Abbott. He replaces the outgoing student regent, Stephen F. Shuchart of Houston. Bryant is the first student regent ever appointed from Prairie View A&M University, where he is a third-year student […]
On Tuesday, Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp joined Texas A&M University-Kingsville President Steven Tallant and Premont Independent School District Superintendent Steve VanMatre to celebrate the successful alliance between the university and the school district, which has experienced an unprecedented turnaround. Five years ago, when the Chancellor and officials from the Texas Education Agency […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Dr. Shonda Gibson, the Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Research at Texas A&M University-Commerce, will join The Texas A&M University System on July 2 as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, System officials announced Thursday. A former executive at Sara Lee Corporation, Dr. Gibson will report to Dr. James […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — They won first place in the Formula-style SAE competition last year, and now members of the Texas A&M University’s mechanical engineering racing team say they are ready for this year’s Collegiate Design Competition, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Chancellor John Sharp recently visited the team. View a video of […]