Mark A. Barteau has been appointed Texas A&M University’s vice president for research, ending a seven-month search for the position and giving the university’s Division of Research a new leader who will collaborate with administrators and faculty from across A&M’s 16 colleges and schools, as well as its branch campuses, health science center and university libraries.

Mark A. Barteau has been appointed Texas A&M University’s vice president for research, ending a seven-month search for the position and giving the university’s Division of Research a new leader who will collaborate with administrators and faculty from across A&M’s 16 colleges and schools, as well as its branch campuses, health science center and university libraries.

Guest speaker: Author and cultural commentator Kevin Powell discussed leadership and education during the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast, hosted by the Woodson Black Awareness Committee.

Erin Schneider, MPH, director of student affairs at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Student Services Excellence Award. As the recipient, Schneider will receive complimentary…

Military role models: Corps Commandant Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Joe Ramirez discusses speaking at schools across Texas as part of Mission: Readiness, an advocacy group that aims to give students exposure to role models in the military.

Former White House Director of Asian Affairs Victor Cha said during a Wednesday lecture at the Bush School of Government and Public Service that although China is fast becoming a dominant force in the East Asian region, he believes the U.S. remains one of the most relevant and important states involved in the area.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Michael Sarraille, a former lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy and a member of the storied SEAL teams, began working at the Texas A&M University System on Dec. 1 to lead the Veterans Support Office and make sure students who have served in the armed forces get…

Men's basketball tonight: The Aggies take on Ole Miss at 8 p.m. at Reed Arena. Richard Croome writes that it's the first time since SEC play began that coach Billy Kennedy will send out the starting five he envisioned when the Aggies were working their way to a No. 5 ranking.

Jan. 16, 1917: The A&M basketball team defeated Southwest Conference foe Rice in Houston. As a post-victory celebration, A&M cadets stole Rice's unattended mascot, a 6-foot-tall canvas owl. The owl weighed about 200 pounds and was stuffed with sawdust, according to a January 2000 art…

Although many students throughout the Brazos Valley may have had their first day back to school canceled, there are some Texas A&M University students who are using the wintery day as an opportunity to take their studies into the real world.

• Tuesday trash routes in Bryan will be collected on Friday, with brush and bulky collection on Saturday. Wednesday and Thursday routes will run as normal.

Sumlin heads to Arizona: Former Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin was hired by Arizona on Sunday. Sumlin is expected to sign a five-year contract, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents. An introductory news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.

The Reynolds Gallery, located on the second floor of the Memorial Student Center on Texas A&M University's campus, will soon host a new art exhibit that emphasizes unity and acceptance of Muslim students and aims to increase understanding of Islam, Islamic organizations and Islamic art.

Women's basketball team takes down Tennessee: Junior Danni Williams hit three free throws with 7.8 seconds left in overtime to lift the Aggies to a 79-76 victory over the sixth-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols on Thursday at Reed Arena.

Cancer research: Texas A&M researchers Deborah Bell-Pederson and David Earnest and their teams are studying how human health -- specifically a common and deadly form of brain cancer -- might benefit from using biological clocks in concert with therapeutic treatments.

Jan. 11, 1956: Texas A&M graduate Robert Earl Keen was born. The Houston native is a beloved singer-songwriter, with songs including The Road Goes On Forever, Merry Christmas From the Family, Gringo Honeymoon, Feelin' Good Again and his collaboration with his friend and fellow Aggie Lyle…

Puberty is awkward, and there’s no denying it. Between the voice changes, hair growth and acne, the change can be overwhelming for middle schoolers. However, for many American children, the average age of puberty is closer to the elementary school years, and it has been decreasing for decade…