Research Around the World

Texas A&M University students and faculty conduct unique and impactful research on all seven continents.

Interpreting Success

Mike ’55 and Pete Miesch ’55 ’62 ’63 share a brotherly bond that has helped them overcome a lifetime of obstacles.

Eye of the Storm

Texas A&M University College of Geosciences students and professors are gathering data to analyze storm patterns.

Scoreboards and Scholars

From an old Kyle Field scoreboard in their backyard to the scholarships they created, Angela ’85 and Kerry Stein ’85 root for Aggieland.

We Asked: What is Your New Year's Resolution?

Read what deans and leaders across campus are resolving to do in 2021 to increase opportunities for Aggieland's students, faculty and staff.

Destination DOD

With a Texas A&M University academic foundation, Erol Morey ’84 was ready for anything—including a career in satellite imagery.

Drilling Into the Past

Through a combination cash and estate gift, Ken Williams ’45 has helped position Texas A&M as a national leader in geosciences and climate science.

Under the Radar

From high above campus, the Aggie Doppler Radar provides unparalleled opportunities for meteorology students to survey the skies.

Give a Gift, Match a Gift

Members of the ExxonMobil A&M Club have utilized ExxonMobil’s matching program to commit nine endowments supporting Aggies.

Lab Work: Research at Texas A&M

Veterinarians save Sybil the camel; engineers study earthquake-resistant bridge designs and human-robot interactions; researcher explains what makes us hangry.

New Gifts: Recent Gifts to Texas A&M

Planned gift will support African wildlife study abroad; Women’s Resource Center gets a boost; Lawrences back Formula SAE Team; new scholarship for aggieTEACH program.

Fueling Future Geologists

Cyd and Tom Kelly ’53 ’55 use a planned gift to enhance their current support for the College of Geosciences.

Rock-Solid Generosity

Debbi ’74 and Dr. Gregg Dimmick ’74 use an annuity to impact future Aggies by honoring a professor who forever changed their lives.

Lab Work: Research at Texas A&M

Scientists develop an oil spill prediction model, a bioabsorbable wound dressing and a new spacesuit design; neuroscience professor explains the underlying causes of déjà vu.


How the GeoX summer camp program inspires high school students and became the College of Geoscience’s most reliable recruiting tool.


Up, up and away! Students discover the keys to weather observation by flying a blimp on campus.

Breaking Ground

Dr. Frederick Chester ’83 explains the science behind earthquakes and how his research helps us better understand the Earth’s movements.

A Hint of Salt

Ronnakrit Rattanasriampaipong ’22, the recipient of a scholarship from the late Dr. Carol Litchfield ’69, carries on her legacy as an advocate.

The Benefits of Retirement Gifts

Check out these three retirement gift methods to see if they might be right for you!

A Scientific Summer to Remember

How the GeoX summer camp program inspires high school students and became the College of Geoscience’s most reliable recruiting tool.

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Aggie lawyers go global; submarine team sinks competition; visualization graduate students create animated short films.

Promising Outlook

Through two planned gifts, Elliot B. “Ben” Vaughn ’74 honors classmate and friend Patty Holyfield ’74

Lab Work: Research Developments

Automated transportation research; kinesiologists study relationship between genetics and activity levels; new reading technology for blind individuals.

Forecasting the Future

A planned gift from the late Joan Griffiths honors Texas’ first state climatologist and supports three students studying atmospheric sciences.

New Gifts: Recent Gifts to the Foundation

Accounting department naming underway; Pilgrim’s Corp. funds poultry feed mill renovation; Cathy and Bill Davis ’75 endow student conference; Nobel laureate David Lee supports quantum studies.


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

Ask Professor X

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

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Camp BUILD hosts future engineers; Texas A&M creates coffee research center; new bike lanes illuminate campus; mobile app fights Zika virus.

Planned Gift Supports Female Graduates from the College of Geosciences

Ben Vaugn '74 designated a planned gift from his life insurance policy to establish an endowed scholarship for women studying geology and geophysics.

New Gifts: Recent Gifts to the Foundation

Powells establish gift for geosciences field camp; Couple and son fund fellowship for Texas Panhandle business students; siblings endow scholarship to honor parents.

Lab Work: Research Developments

Researchers unearth a new human species; wearable device interprets sign language; alcohol consumption affects brain neurons; photos reveal Mars’ wet past.