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KINGSVILLE (May 22, 2024) — Dr. Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, associate professor of English in the Department of Language and Literature at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) has received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Outstanding Service from the South Asian Literary Association (SALA). Mukhopadhyay serves SALA as vice president and web manager of the organization's website southasianliteraryassociation.org. His research interests include...

BRYAN, COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System today took its first steps toward creating a peaker power network on land it owns across the state to help stabilize the Texas power grid during peak demand. There are several sites in the Coastal Bend area under consideration, including the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus. Peaker power plants, also known simply as "peakers," are power plants typically used to provide...

KINGSVILLE (May 22, 2024) — When the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ensures its research is backed by the best available science over the next two to three years, it will not be without the input of Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Associate Professor of Animal Science and Ruminant Nutrition Dr. Natasha Mast. Last week, Mast was one of 10 members appointed to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory...

KINGSVILLE (May 20, 2024) — The online Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) has moved up the ranking and now sits at 32nd in the Fortune magazine poll. In 2023, the same program was ranked only 92nd and in 2022, it was 65th. “The Texas A&M-Kingsville College of Business Administration continues to represent the state of Texas and South Texas in an exemplary fashion,” said Dr....

KINGSVILLE (May 15, 2024) — The Texas A&M University Kingsville (TAMUK) Baja Racing Team competed in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Baja California event from April 25-28 at the Quail Canyon Special Events Arena in Lebec, California. It was the first time that TAMUK competed in an SAE Baja event since May 28, 2013 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. The TAMUK Baja Team is comprised of Zane Strickland, Eric Perez,...

KINGSVILLE (May 10, 2024) — Graduates from Texas A&M University-Kingsville walked the stage Friday, May 10, in three commencement ceremonies held in the Steinke Physical Education Center. Prospective undergraduates from the College of Business Administration, the College of Education and Human Performance and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering crossed the stage at 10 a.m. Students with the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and...

KINGSVILLE (May 9, 2024) — A little over two years ago, two prospective students came to campus for a visit to see if they wanted to continue their social work education. The campus was Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) and the students were Erica Esquivel and her daughter, Abigail Alexis Hernandez-Meza, both from San Benito. Both graduate from TAMUK at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, with bachelor’s degrees in social work. “During one of...

KINGSVILLE (May 9, 2024) — The department of health and kinesiology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) has achieved a significant milestone as the exercise science program has been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). It is currently the only public institution in Texas that has a CAAHEP-accredited exercise science program. “Being at the forefront, at least in Texas, of this...

KINGSVILLE (May 8, 2024) — With its latest collaboration, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) Career Engagement office is demonstrating that ‘Once a Javelina, Always a Javelina’ is more than just phrase. TAMUK Career Engagement has partnered with the world’s No.1 job site and hiring platform Indeed to provide alumni with skills and knowledge required for successful job searches. The Indeed Job Search Academy, a free virtual training...

KINGSVILLE (May 3, 2024) — When mental health issues arise in children, parents or even teachers are not the first to notice. Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the King Ranch Family Trust, TAMUK’s Institute for Rural Mental Health Initiatives (IRMHI) will be training local school personnel how to recognize when a child may be in trouble. The program called “First Contact” is an innovative professional development with non-educator professionals in...

KINGSVILLE (April 29, 2024) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) associate professor of environmental engineering Dr. Lucy Mar Camacho was issued a United States Patent in March for a method that recovers rare earth elements (REE) by utilizing electrodialysis metathesis (EDM). The patent is titled Recovery of Rare Earth Metals and Other Metals from Natural Liquid Sources by Electrodialysis Metathesis and was invented by Camacho and TAMUK PhD student Mohammad U....

KINGSVILLE (April 24, 2024) — High schools from across the state displayed their works from the past year all the way up University Boulevard as they took part in the 2024 Agriculture Mechanic Show hosted by the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Texas A&M University-Kingsville on Tuesday, April 23. This was the event’s 10th year and was one of the largest turnouts as it featured 41 schools from near the Dallas Fort...

KINGSVILLE (April 23, 2024) — The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) is featured in 2023-24 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad School Rankings as one of the best graduate engineering schools in Texas. The TAMUK College of Engineering is ranked No.15 among all Texas universities and No. 12 among public schools. “Being recognized among Texas's Top 15 engineering colleges for graduate education...

KINGSVILLE (April 22, 2024) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) has been ranked in the top 29 percent of universities worldwide by the Study Abroad Aide (SAA) World Best Value University Rankings for International Students 2024. The rankings are determined on the metrics of academic quality and cost of education.Listed in the rankings are more than 8,000 universities from 69 countries. SAA ranks schools to encourage international students and offer them insights to...

KINGSVILLE (April 17, 2024) — The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Javelina Cheerleading team competed in the National Cheerleaders Association College Nationals and placed second in the Division II Spirit Rally cheer contest last week in Daytona Beach, Florida. Javelina Cheer posted a Raw Score of 96.3 in the finals and a 96.2 in the preliminary round. Both performances also “hit-zero,” meaning the routine was executed without deductions resulting...

KINGSVILLE (April 16, 2024) — Run don’t walk to Jones Auditorium at Texas A&M University-Kingsville for two performances of Super Flute!, a parody of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Take a leap back to the 1980s when Mario and Luigi were masters of the double jump and enjoy Super Flute! as performed by members of the Opera and Musical Theater Workshop in the School of Music. Super Flute! will be presented at two performances, at 7:30 p.m....

KINGSVILLE (April 16, 2024) — The School of Music at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host Flute Day, Saturday, April 20. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. with the event running from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. “The event is open to flutists from beginner to advanced, so we welcome middle school students, high school students, college students and adult amateurs,” said Dr. Elizabeth Janzen, professor of flute. “Our events are all...

KINGSVILLE April 15, 2024) — Taylor Pena, Student Health and Wellness assistant, is the 2024 Texas A&M University-Kingsville Student Employee of Year. She has been working with Student Health and Wellness since September 2021. She is a computer science major from Skidmore who will graduate in May. Pena received a monetary award from the President's Office for this achievement. Her nominators highlighted the professionalism, teamwork, and critical...

KINGSVILLE (April 12, 2024) — Fruitful relationships with regional school districts and the offering of the Financial Aid for Swift Transfer (FAST) Program have led the way in cultivating success for Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s (TAMUK) dual enrollment program in recent months. The program experienced a 99% enrollment increase in the Fall of 2023 and currently is involved with partnerships with 15 high school districts throughout the region. Partnerships are...

KINGSVILLE (April 5, 2024) — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has chosen Texas A&M-Kingsville to host their Distracted Driving Campaign Talk. Text. Crash. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Pavilion at the Memorial Student Union Building. Texas A&M-Kingsville was the first choice for a college campus tour of the campaign during April. During April, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the exhibit will...

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