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March 2017

Dr. Susan Roberson, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Interim Women and Gender Studies Director, earned $99,755 for a project entitled, “Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists” from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists will study the underrepresented voices of women writers and artists from South Texas. “We propose to articulate a paradigm by which to discuss and...Read more  

The Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society at Texas A&M University-Kingsville received the Student Chapter of the Year award at the state conference held recently in San Antonio. This is the 13th time in 16 years the Texas A&M-Kingsville chapter has brought this award home. The plant ID team placed second with members Joey Cortez, Roma; Logan Standiford, Lago Vista; Alejandro Trevino, Laredo; Dillan Drabek, Schulenberg; Peyton Cody, Coleman; Jeremy Scholl, Houston; and Kai Johnson,...Read more  

Dr. Catherine Ming Tu, assistant professor of music education, was selected by the campus NOW organization as Person of the Year for 2017. Tu teaches music education methods classes that are designed to train music teachers and to promote and improve music education in children from early childhood to middle school. Her research centers on infant and toddler music behaviors and their interactivity with the iPad; music and autism; and the early impact of music on general intelligence and...Read more  

One Texas A&M University-Kingsville student represented the spirit of Javelina Nation at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. Feyisayo Edalere, a senior studying Biomedical sciences was selected to present her research entitled “Study of behavioral defects in Drosophila melanogaster through courtship” on March 28, 2017 at Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Texas Undergraduate Research Day showcases the experiences of undergraduate students engaged in...Read more  

Texas A&M University-Kingsville was one of only 65 colleges and universities in the nation to be recognized a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll which recognizes the top four-year colleges and universities for creating dynamic pathways to support community college transfer students.  Winners were selected based on engagement, collaboration, impact and achievements related to the transfer of community college students as well as partnerships, support, admissions...Read more  

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