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See the Texas A&M University College of Arts and Sciences stories from January 2022.

Texas A&M anthropology professor Darryl de Ruiter is part of a team that discovered a child’s skull believed to be up to 250,000 years old in a South African cave.

Dr. Ya Wang, holder of the Leland T. Jordan Career Development Professorship in Texas A&M's J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering, will present the 2021-2022 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Lecture, set for 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, in Room 440 of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex.

Biologist Deborah Bell-Pedersen and statistician Valen Johnson are among seven Texas A&M University faculty members recognized as 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Texas A&M is gearing up to host hundreds of students and their families Saturday, February 26, in the John R. Blocker Building for some free math- and stat-inspired fun in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the annual Mathematics and Statistics Fair.

Texas A&M mathematician Patricia Alonso Ruiz has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of rising faculty with the potential to become academic leaders in both research and education.

In research reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Texas A&M biologists have found that a newly identified player, the heat shock protein 68, interacts with period gene proteins to affect transcriptional repression that drives the daily rhythms of gene expression in monarch butterflies--a discovery with possible implications for human health.

Texas A&M chemist Andy Thomas has been appointed as an inaugural member of Thieme Chemistry's Science of Synthesis Early Career Advisory Board intended to help promote young talented chemists and provide opportunities to network with internationally renowned chemists.

On Jan. 8, Texas A&M served as the host site for judging for the eighth annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, a national contest that challenges teams of K-12 students and educators to test their scientific abilities in determining who can grow the biggest, most beautiful crystals while experiencing a bit of the beauty and symmetry intrinsic to the field of chemistry.

Adam Seipp, a professor in the Department of History, shares what we should remember on the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Professors from the College of Liberal Arts address how the release of the CDC’s new guidelines could have been executed better and why these guidelines are so important.

King often discussed how racial equality cannot be achieved without structural change.

Before we can achieve the dream Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of in his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, we must first address inequalities heightened in the criminal justice system.

Daniel Humphrey from the Department of Performance Studies discusses the life and legacy of one of America's greatest actors: Sidney Poitier.

Tiarra Drisker ‘25 shares her experience as an Aggie in the College of Liberal Arts.

The first day of classes in 2022 falls on National Winnie the Pooh Day. To celebrate, we’re imagining the silly old bear and his friends as College of Liberal Arts students.

A professor in the Department of Communication analyzes how political rhetoric has changed since last year’s riot at the capitol.

With the help of scholarship funding, English major Nathanael Van Soest ‘22 is pursuing his dreams of becoming a writer and director.

Storm specialist Dr. Christopher Nowotarski says tornadoes can occur in winter months in Texas, but they are rarely intense.

Jepson is an internationally recognized water security researcher.

People who experience a series of disasters are likely to suffer a significant drop in their mental-health scores.

Department of Geology and Geophysics Professor Dr. Andreas Kronenberg explains why the recent Tonga eruption was one of the strongest ever recorded.

The state climatologist says last month was the warmest December since 1889.