Tag Archives: Borlaug Institute

International Collaboration in the Desert: A new Aggie Tradition

 By: A-Micah Mills and Tobin Redwine Texas A&M University is fond of tradition. The old saying goes: if it is done once, it is an accident; twice, a tradition. Henceforth, a new A&M tradition was started this summer – a tradition of traveling 8,000 miles around the world into a sea of sand at the Gobabeb Research and Training Centre. From this tradition, an international collaboration was born. The partnership between the ALEC department and the Gobabeb Research and Training Centre will be on display when Mary Seely,… Read More →

ALEC Graduate Students Recognized in Borlaug Photography Contest

    By: Mollie Lastovica Orry Pratt and Kevin Fath, graduate students in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications have been recognized as winners of the 2012 Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture’s International Experience Photo Contest. The annual contest is intended to promote international experiences to students across campus and is judged by attendants of the Brazos Valley Worldfest. “The contest was started to promote study abroad to students so that they could not just see pictures of other countries, but see pictures of where… Read More →

USAL Student Encourages Her Peers to Study Abroad

By: Mollie Lastovica The push for international experiences across college campuses is higher than ever before. Subsequently, students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and ALEC Department are encouraged by administrators, faculty and even their peers to study abroad. The COALS Study Abroad Information Session will be held Jan. 29 in AGLS 129. Students interested in or curious about studying abroad are encouraged to stop by the informational between 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. to learn about the 25 plus study abroad programs offered through the college,… Read More →