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From a first date gone wrong to more than 60 years of marriage, Sheila and Al Simmons ’64 have lived a rewarding life that they’re sharing with future Aggies.
From artificial intelligence and space flight to education and aging, Texas A&M University researchers tackle 12 questions about our future.
Every year, Jordan Maywald ’22 orchestrates more than 250,000 twinkling Christmas lights on his family’s 3.5-acre Austin property to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Step inside the curious world of faculty and staff who have made their offices uniquely their own.
Texas A&M University design students are continuing a nearly two-decade legacy of service to nonprofits in Cambodia.
Barbie and Fred Patterson ’79 established the Texas A&M Heritage Building Endowment to ensure that historically significant buildings remain part of Aggieland.
How I learned that biology was not in my DNA.
These three graduate students are researching innovative technologies to build a brighter future for all communities.
Benjamin Knox ’90 has spent his life capturing the Aggie Spirit on canvas, painting history as it happens. Today, he’s investing in future Aggies.
See how you can “pass it back” this year by volunteering your time and expertise on campus to make a difference in the lives of students.
Renowned writer, political correspondent and true crime podcaster Robert Riggs ’71 has spent his life telling stories that illuminate and inspire.
The Alan Stacell Student Creativity Fund honors the late Alan Stacell, a beloved architecture professor and champion of student ideas.
Creating a matching opportunity or utilizing matching funds provided by other donors is a powerful way to double your impact at Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M University’s Center for Heritage Conservation works to conserve historic sites by utilizing new technologies and community engagement.
Di Honey plans a gift in memory of her beloved brother, Tom Merritt '71 '74, to support future Aggie architects.
Read what deans and leaders across campus are resolving to do in 2021 to increase opportunities for Aggieland's students, faculty and staff.
Four construction science graduates, led by Joseph “Jay” Vaughn III ’19 and Stefan Gresham Jr. ’18, relive their journey to building Opifex.
...that Texas A&M visualization graduates are taking over Hollywood?
Hollywood architect David Applebaum ’80 makes his living drawing up homes for clients from the silver screen.
Passionate about coin collecting and bringing buildings to life, Luke Benignus ’22 is drawing up plans for his construction career with the help of an Endowed Opportunity Award scholarship.
Fully-immersive event showcased four high-impact research and academic initiatives by Texas A&M University students and faculty.
Stacy and Rick Mobley ’81 establish a living trust to support future generations of Aggies in the College of Architecture.
Texas Target Communities, a partnership program in the College of Architecture, assists small communities in developing plans for their future.
After a distinguished career in architecture, including serving as the project manager for designing President John F. Kennedy’s gravesite, Harold Adams ’61 returns to Texas A&M University as a professor of practice.
Couples establish gifts for the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, the Bush School of Government and Public Service, and the College of Architecture; Chilifest gives endowed scholarship.
Class of 1969 dedicates Spirit Plaza; new initiative launches for students with disabilities; Sea Aggies fundraise for Aggie ring statue; music and math converge in engineering program.
Betty and Frank Thurmond ’51 express their love for Texas A&M University through four charitable gift annuities and multiple other endowments.
Meet Dr. Junuthula Reddy and five other Texas A&M faculty and staff members who are shaping the university they call home by giving back.
Veterinarians perform first dolphin spinal tap; researchers discover the oldest weapons in North America; team creates 3D models to investigate spine disorders.
New program encourages cadets to pursue military medicine; StoryCorps compiles Aggie stories; I-Week brings world cultures to campus; students build vertical garden.
From Aggieland to the fantasy world of Westeros in “Game of Thrones,” Derek Spears ’91 has journeyed on the cutting edge of digital effects.
The Schob Preserve, a gift of land willed from the late Dr. David Schob, gives students hands-on opportunities for design and research projects.
Patti and Tom Owens ’73 are helping Texas A&M University architecture students build their dreams, one scholarship at a time.
Laurie Hagemaier reflects on her late father’s legacy of generosity as his planned gift takes effect.
Researchers improve human-elephant relations in Botswana; virtual reality tools may help public speaking anxiety; team studies infant opioid addiction.
Endowment fuels training cruises; doctor honors late wife’s legacy; gift for Sales Leadership Institute; former student supports the Corps of Cadets.
Aggie lawyers go global; submarine team sinks competition; visualization graduate students create animated short films.
Susan Rodiek ’98, associate professor of architecture, researches how simple acts like gardening can positively impact the elderly.
From learning about winemaking to exploring the world's craziest pandemics, here are five Texas A&M classes we wish we could take.
First scholarship for EnMed; gift supports Women’s Resource Center; students establish Barbara Bush memorial scholarship.
Shack-a-Thon raises money; undergraduate journal celebrates anniversary; new Living Learning Community connects Aggie autism community.
Virtual reality technology helps firefighters train for emergency situations.
Automated transportation research; kinesiologists study relationship between genetics and activity levels; new reading technology for blind individuals.
Construction science students study in England; researchers restore Alamo cannons; Aggie Replant coordinates annual tree planting day.
Meet Kirk Kelley ’82, the creative mastermind behind famous commercials for brands like M&M’s and Chipotle.
Couple supports new dentistry facility; gifts fund Mays Innovation Research Center; Aggie Parents of the Year establish construction science scholarship.
Students design prototypes through Aggies Invent; Rudder Radio launches at Texas A&M at Galveston; Warrior-Scholar Project expands.
A chair is being funded in honor of George J. Mann, a professor who's spent 50 years preparing students for the health facilities design industry.
Meet the Aggie behind the design of AT&T Stadium and some of the world’s most impressive sporting arenas: Bryan K. Trubey ’83, FAIA.
Team discovers three new bird species in Africa; student studies Antarctic ecosystem; researchers use spice painting therapy with dementia patients; artist creates emotional map of Bryan-College Station.
Computer tool corrects pronunciation in second-language learners; engineering major develops 3-D campus map to aid visually impaired students; energy-efficient freight system will move goods across the state.
Camp BUILD hosts future engineers; Texas A&M creates coffee research center; new bike lanes illuminate campus; mobile app fights Zika virus.
Construction science professor Ben Bigelow '05 uses fellowship funding to support student endeavors.
Triseum, an educational video game development company, has established the $1 million Triseum Endowed Chair of Visualization.
Visualization students develop educational video games in an immersive lab experience.
Construction begins on The Gardens at Texas A&M; new life for Riverside Campus; philanthropy course teaches students about nonprofits; architecture majors design mockups for Dallas Mavericks' practice facility.
Freshmen visualization majors create 3-D mythical sculptures in a design course.
Shakespeare’s First Folio travels to campus; agronomy society plants educational corn maze; engineering students create Hyperloop prototypes.
Four former students from the College of Architecture made generous commitments, creating three professorships and a new fellowship.
Aggie yearbooks go digital; abstract sculptures come to campus; Zachry Group creates engineering leadership program; architecture students assist Austin homeless.
Bob Segner ’69, a distinguished Texas A&M professor of construction science, is retiring after a stellar 46-year teaching career.