Proposed Center on Conflict and Development unveiled at Texas A&M

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Drawing on its vast research expertise and pool of students eager to study and develop problem-solving solutions, Texas A&M University was recently selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development to partner in its new Higher Education Solutions Network designed to develop innovative solutions to global development […]

Corrie Bowen receives Vice Chancellor’s Award

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Corrie Bowen, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Wharton County, has received a Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award. Bowen, who has been with AgriLife Extension for 14 years, received the award in the county agent category during the Jan. 8 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference […]

Gonzales, Mazurkiewicz honored with Regents Fellow Service Awards

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – George Gonzales and Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz have received Texas A&M University System Regents Fellow awards. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently designated 11 professors and seven fellows within the system as Regents Professor or Regents Fellow for 2011-12. “We have so many outstanding people […]

Texas A&M AgriLife specialists, students receive Texas Plant Protection Association Awards

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRYAN – Texas A&M AgriLife specialists, researchers and industry agriculture professionals received awards during the recent 2012 Texas Plant Protection Association Conference in Bryan. “These individuals have made special contributions to the Texas Plant Protection Association, the annual conference and Texas agriculture,” said Dr. Ron Lacewell, association board member and […]

Texas A&M department head and scientist makes history

Dr. Jack Elliot named Senior Fellow by both national, international agricultural education organizations COLLEGE STATION  –  For only the second time in the history of the profession, Dr. Jack Elliot, a senior scientist at the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and department head for Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, has been named Senior Faculty […]

Borlaug Institute To Help Build Burundi’’s Agriculture

COLLEGE STATION – The Norman E. Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University, as a member of a special consortium, has been awarded a program to expand agricultural capacity and opportunity in Burundi. Development Alternatives Inc. leads the consortium that includes universities, private firms, agricultural industry groups and non-governmental organizations, said Linda Cleboski, […]

U.S. Agriculture Secretary: Guatemala Project Shows Borlaug’’s ‘Feed the World’ Vision

GUATEMALA CITY – The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, part of the Texas A&M University System, will expand the efforts of its Food for Progress project in Guatemala beginning Oct. 1. The project was initiated two years ago to help improve the quality of life for Guatemalan farmers, said Johanna Roman, coordinator for Latin American […]

Extension Leader Honored as Agricultural Visionary

AMARILLO – Dr. Bob Robinson may be retired from his position with Texas Cooperative Extension, but he’s not through collecting honors for the work he did during his 37 years within the agency. Epsilon Sigma Phi, the national Extension professional organization, recently recognized Robinson as its Southern Region Visionary Leadership Award winner during its convention […]