Author Archives: Stormy Kretzschmar

NEW! Parnell Faculty Fellowship Created

An endowed fund to create the Dr. Calvin B. Parnell Faculty Fellowship in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department has been established by the Wesson Family Foundation.  David Wesson, AGEN ’82, wanted to honor Dr. Calvin Parnell, who was an important mentor to David as an undergraduate. The Wesson Family Foundation entered into an agreement with the Texas A&M Foundation to make gifts that establish the Parnell Faculty Fellowship as well as a Wesson Family Foundation Matching Fund.  The Matching Fund was created to encourage others who value… Read More →

Study Food Engineering and Technology in Spain

Click here to apply. The proposed global engagement initiative is designed to provide 21st century education to students in Engineering, Food Science, and Agricultural Business Management fields. The Mission is to provide valuable experiences to TAMU students focusing in part on the future domains of Food Science and Engineering education. Through culture awareness and creativity, our students will  improve technical and soft skills essential to compete in a globally integrated society. The students will learn the most recent advances in food engineering and technology in the area of enginomics,… Read More →

Undergraduate Summer Research Application NOW OPEN

Roll up your sleeves. Become a researcher! Program dates: May 26, 2020 — July 31, 2020 Are you an undergraduate engineering student who wants to discover innovative solutions to problems? The Undergraduate Summer Research Grant Program (USRG) at Texas A&M University will take your academic career to the next level. USRG provides an exciting and unique opportunity for undergraduate students to immerse themselves in research under the guidance of College of Engineering faculty, postdoctoral fellows and advanced graduate students. Click here to apply!

President Young: The State Of Texas A&M Is Strong, Vibrant

2019 State of the University Address from Texas A&M MarComm on Vimeo. By Sam Peshek, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications | OCTOBER 10, 2019 Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young reflected on a year of successes and announced more than $91 million worth of new investment priorities and grants during his 2019 State of the University Address at the Memorial Student Center. “Because of your efforts and contributions, the state of the university is strong and vibrant. That is not to say that we are without… Read More →

Southwest Dairy Day rescheduled to Nov. 11 in Snyder

Weather forced a delay of the Southwest Dairy Day, but it has been rescheduled to Nov. 11 at the T&K Dairy near Snyder. The event is being hosted by the Will Collier family and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The new hours for the event will be from 1-4 p.m. with tours and speakers. Booth setup will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for exhibitors. Admission is free. The dairy is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 84 East and County Road 1673 east of Snyder. “We are so… Read More →

Dr. Calvin Parnell Retirement Biography

Written by Whitney Steinmann Dr. Calvin Parnell, Regent’s Professor and beloved and long standing faculty member, is retiring after 42 years in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department. His contributions and presence in the department greatly impacted the cotton industry and agricultural air quality controls. Dr. Parnell was born in 1941 in New Mexico to cotton farmers. His parents, though not wealthy by any means, were able to fund their three children’s college education for their first two years. He attended New Mexico State University where he received… Read More →