Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Stock Horse Team wins National Championship

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

By Victoria Pilger LOVELAND, CO – The Texas A&M Stock Horse team was named the 2014 National Champion Collegiate Stock Horse Team at the American Stock Horse Association (ASHA) Intercollegiate Show in Loveland, CO. On April 11 and 12 the Aggies dominated the competition earning the highest scores in every overall division as a team […]

Hale awarded the Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Acting Vice Chancellor and Acting Dean Bill Dugas announced Friday, March 7th, that Dr. Dan Hale has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award at the University Level for Extension, Outreach, Continuing Education and Professional Development. We are all very aware of Dan’s valuable contributions to the […]

2014 NAMA Scholarship Recipients

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Writer: Lauron Early,, The NAMA Scholarship Foundation was pleased to announce last week the undergraduates chosen as recipients of scholarship grants for the 2013-14 academic school year. The awards were presented during the NAMA Meat Industry Management Conference on March 21, by Foundation President Ron Gustafson. Frank DeBenedetti Scholarship: Daniel Neely, Kansas State […]

Wool team wins Houston, named National Champions

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

By Victoria Pilger HOUSTON – The Texas A&M University Wool Judging Team won their final contest of the season at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Collegiate Wool Judging Contest on March 17, 2014. The Aggies swept the contest with both teams placing first and second, followed by two teams from Texas Tech and […]

Savell named university distinguished professor

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Jeffrey Savell, a faculty member in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, was recently named university distinguished professor. The title, which is bestowed in perpetuity, is one of the highest honors given to Texas A&M University System faculty. Savell is a Regents Professor and E.M. “Manny” Rosenthal Chairholder […]

Valdez, Bell, Mehall receive Edwards Graduate Teaching Award

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

COLLEGE STATION – Three graduate students in the Department of Animal Science are recipients of the 2013 Ronnie L. Edwards Graduate Teaching Award, in recognition of their important contributions as graduate students to the undergraduate student experience. Raul Valdez, Natasha Bell and Lindsey Mehall were presented the award during the department’s Christmas luncheon held Dec. […]

Faculty honored for years of service

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Each December, the Department of Animal Science recognizes faculty and staff for their years of service to the department. On Dec. 17 at the department’s annual Christmas Party and Holiday Luncheon four faculty members were recognized for either 25 or 30 years of service and presented lapel pins. This included Drs. Gordon Carstens, Rhonda Miller, […]

Three Texas A&M Students named to All-American Meat Judging Team

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

By: Olivia Norton DAKOTA CITY- Three members of the Texas A&M Meat Judging Team were selected for the Senior Division All-American Meat Judging Team at the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest held Nov. 18, 2013, at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Neb. Each year the American Meat Science Association recognizes students for their performance in […]

Student Profile: Fox wins AQHA World Title

Monday, November 25th, 2013

By Olivia Norton OKLAHOMA CITY-The American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show, held in Oklahoma City each year, could be considered a pinnacle event in the horse showing industry, complete with all the glitz and glamor a show of this magnitude would be expected to include. Luckily for senior animal science major Katie Fox, from […]

Texas A&M And Missouri Professors Share Wolf Prize In 2003 – Go On To Pursue New Discoveries

Monday, November 25th, 2013

What is the connection between the protein that regulates the development of an embryo in cows and sheep and the prevention of chronic inflammatory diseases in humans? To answer that question, let’s go back to 2003, when Fuller Bazer, distinguished professor of animal science at Texas A&M University and Michael Roberts, curator’s professor of animal […]