Post date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 2:58pm

Capitalizing on videoconferencing and internet opportunities, a Texas A&M University-led team is providing mental health services to rural residents who might not otherwise have such vital assistance because of their remote locations.

The program, called Telehealth, is operated by the Department of Educational Psychology in Texas A&M's College of Education and Human Development in cooperation with other Texas A&M and local...

Post date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 7:00am

Capitalizing on videoconferencing and internet opportunities, a Texas A&M University-led team is providing mental health services to rural residents who might not otherwise have such vital assistance because of their remote locations.
The program, called Telehealth, is operated by the Department of Educational Psychology in Texas A&M's College of Education and Human Development in cooperation with other Texas A&M and local...

If children are at risk for reading difficulties, it's easy for them to fall behind given the pace and amount of learning required in school, says Texas A&M University professor Deborah Simmons.
"It's really difficult to catch a moving target, and that's what is happening in the early grades for at-risk students," says Simmons, professor of special education in the College of Education and Human Development. "The curriculum is...

Post date: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 7:00am

Seven researchers – representing Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service — received grants totaling more than $2.7 million Tuesday (March 29) from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute (CPRIT) of Texas.
The awards are for research projects that involve prevention of cancer or ways to fight the disease, which kills an average of 100 Texans every day, or...

3/29/11
Fredrick Nafukho, professor of human resource development, recently co-authored a book entitled "Management of Adult Education Organisations in Africa."
His co-authors include Nelson Wawire of Kenyatta University in Kenya and Penina Mungania Lam of Talents Ascent in Canada.
The book relies on African perspectives of managerial leadership to illustrate the urgent need to recognize the important role played by...

Post date: Monday, March 28, 2011 - 7:00am

In its first year as a major at Texas A&M, faculty and students from the Texas A&M Dance Program are already setting new standards in the dance world.
“Bound,” a dance work choreographed by faculty members Christine Bergeron & Carisa Armstrong, was selected to perform in the South-Central Regional gala at the American College Dance Festival.  This marks only the second time that Texas A&M’s work has been selected for...

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