The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University debuts June 15

Pavilion, thematic gardens, Earth-Kind flower varieties showcased Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University, a multi-million-dollar centerpiece on west campus…

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 13, to discuss a massive Martian dust storm affecting operations of the agency’s Opportunity rover and what scientists…

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 11, to discuss a number of science investigations launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX…

The media and public are invited to ask questions during a live discussion at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 7, on new science results from NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover. Source:…

Producer participant study meeting set June 7-8 in Waco

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Alex McIntosh, 979-84-8525, w-mcintosh@tamu.edu WACO – Researchers from Texas A&M University’s soil and crop sciences, agricultural economics and sociology departments are meeting…

Measures to improve school safety include increased school security and addressing mental health issues Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  (CARROLLTON) – Representative Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton) commended Governor Greg Abbott’s…

Experts remind Texans to protect children from vehicular heat death

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Bev Kellner, 979-862-1782, bkellner@ag.tamu.edu Johnny Humphreys, 512-422-7085, humphreys.johnny@gmail.com COLLEGE STATION — With summer temperatures climbing to triple digits, now is a good time to…

Netkids

Children today are completely at home in the digital space. They use digital diaries and textbooks at school, communicate via instant messaging, play games on mobile devices (not to mention…

Texas A&M AgriLife Research mourns loss of Dr. Erik Mirkov

Researcher was renowned plant pathologist worldwide Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Kranthi Mandadi, 956-969-5634, kkmandadi@ag.tamu.edu WESLACO – Dr. Erik Mirkov, plant pathologist at the Texas A&M AgriLife…

NASA invites media to learn the latest about its national campaign to test and refine its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies at 10 a.m. PDT Wednesday, June…

25 business professionals selected for Texas agricultural leadership program

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Twenty-five agriculture professionals have been selected for the Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership, or TALL, Program as Cohort…

Texas A&M AgriLife Research director to step down June 1

Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Craig Nessler, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research since 2009, will return as a faculty member in the department of…

NASA will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, June 4, on the agency’s mission to explore Earth’s ionosphere and the processes there that impact life on Earth’s…

64th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 6-8 in College Station

Writer/Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu   Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu    COLLEGE STATION – The 64th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 6-8 at Texas A&M…

Based on the amount of media attention they’re getting, the worms might work to bring attention to the upending of ecosystems by invasive species. Source: Science News

Spam and phishing in Q1 2018

Quarterly highlights Data leaks Early 2018 will be remembered for a series of data leak scandals. The most high-profile saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US Congress, with many…

Texas A&M Summer Horsemanship Schools enter 46th year

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu  Contact: Chelsie Huseman, 979-845-5264, chelsie.huseman@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – More than 100 former Texas A&M University Summer Horsemanship School instructors gathered as part of a…

Media will have the opportunity June 4-5 for tours, interviews and photographs of NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) as it prepares to leave Vandenberg Air Force Base in California for…

Elysian Fields ISD students receive Junior Master Gardener certificates

Students close out program year with Texas A&M, horticulture department tour Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Randy Seagraves, 979-845-3107, seagraves@tamu.edu Lisa Whittlesey, 979-845-8096, l-whittlesey@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A…

Cleere, Bracher, Winters inducted into Texas A&M agricultural economics honor registry

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu    COLLEGE STATION – Kirk Cleere (’81), Paul Bracher (’78) and David Winters (’64) have been inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry…