A vision that began as part of a self-directed study at Texas A&M University by Sterling Leija ’03 has now served more than 550 children with disabilities throughout Texas.
Leija’s vision, Camp LIFE, a fully supported camp for children with disabilities, is now in its seventh year of operation. In less than a month, another set of eager campers will embark on a fun-filled weekend at...
Texas A&M University fares well in several key areas of U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 graduate school rankings, with its Dwight Look College of Engineering moving up to 12th in its category overall and retaining its seventh-place ranking among public institutions.
The largest jump among Texas A&M’s academic units was registered by the Bush School of Government and Public...
From helping you create healthy grocery lists to acting as your own personal trainer, there really is an app for that. As part of a technology-focused project in her health education class, Texas A&M University instructor and Director of the Office of Health Informatics Amber Muenzenberger asked her students to present their favorite health-related apps.
“At the touch of a screen,...
Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced earlier this month that Texas A&M University's Center on Disability and Development will receive $225,000 for the first year of a five-year grant from the Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) to develop an inclusive postsecondary education program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
“As Chair of...
It’s a common practice for new parents to question whether or not their infant is developing on target with other children. To eliminate envy on the playground among parents, researchers from Texas A&M University created an easy-to-use assessment tool for parents to determine if their home is equipped for a positive learning environment.
Carl Gabbard, director of the Motor...
Fire fighting is a job that requires extreme bouts of physical activity, often under severe conditions. It’s no surprise that the cardiovascular system of a firefighter is pushed to the limit when fighting a blaze. In fact, studies reveal that more than 50 percent of on-duty deaths are attributed to heart disease, making it the leading cause of death among firefighters.
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