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Rutherford Honored with Regional USDA Teaching Award

By: Meagan Johnson Tracy Rutherford, Ph.D., has been presented with the United States Department of Agriculture Regional Teaching Excellence Award. This award is given to recognize educators who go above and beyond in instruction, dedication to students, and the advancement of academia. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in animal science from Cornell University, Rutherford earned her master’s in speech communication and her doctorate in agricultural education, both from Texas A&M University. She was an assistant professor at Kansas State University and then returned to Texas A&M University as an… Read More →

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 →