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Bertulani to Chair Texas APS

Dr. Carlos Bertulani has been elected 2018 chair of the Texas Section of the American Physical Society (APS). The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organ...
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Regents Return from Europe

The Regents’ Scholars just returned from their study abroad trip in Europe. This group of 20 students stayed in Bayeux, France; Paris, France; Munich, Germany; and London...
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Alumnus helps battle Ebola

Recent graduate Kerry Hendricks was honored by the Xenex Corporation, where he currently works. He flew to Dallas after the first Ebola case and disinfected the hospital using th...
Touch to Talk: Dr. Lucy Pickering

Touch to Talk

In a dialogue-driven world, Dr. Lucy Pickering, director of the Applied Linguistics Laboratory, is working to improve the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) de...
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Saving Citrus

In the study “An Analysis of the Potential Economic Impact of Huanglongbing on the California Citrus Industry,” assistant professor of agribusiness, Dr. Jose A. L...
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Is This a Dream or Is It Real?

A place comprised of the perfect mesh of the “real world” and a virtual reality created by computer programmers is currently under construction. Dr. Shulan Lu, asso...
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The Line Up

At nearly 50, Texas leads the nation in the number of convictions overturned as a result of DNA evidence, where 80 percent of those wrongful convictions were, in part, the result of...
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Miracles of the Heart

Dr. Larry Lemanski’s interest in embryonic cardiac development initiated his study of the Mexican axolotl, an aquatic salamander with a cardiac lethal mutation that can...
Detecting Danger: Dr. Sirakov background 'GUN'

Detecting Danger

For many people, conversations over coffee are for small talk—the weather, dinner plans, the humdrum details of daily life. For Drs. Nikolay Sirakov and Salvatore Attard...
Plasma on the Rise: Dr. Jang and student

Plasma on the Rise

Dr. Ben Jang holds the distinguished honor of being the first person in A&M-Commerce’s history to receive a U.S. patent for his work with RF non-thermal plasma techniq...
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Language of Learning

According to the Texas Education Agency, more than two-thirds of the instruction English Language-Learners (ELL) in Texas receive is delivered by individuals not certified to...
Hayley Hasik with Sergeant James McIlroy

In Search of Heroes

Taking notes in history class and reading a textbook are not enough for the six original student interns of the East Texas War and Memory Project (ETWMP). They are passionate about...
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Fearless Investigation

When you think of research, you may have a mental picture of a cloistered library, a pile of musty books and the card catalog. But the truth is that even library research is a digital w...
Dr. Will Newton

Here On Earth

Dr. William G. Newton—assistant professor of physics—spends his time researching nuclear physics, astrophysics and the connections between the two. He is also a...
Dr. Shonda Gibson

Dr. Shonda Gibson

Dr. Shonda Gibson, the Executive Director of Global Learning, Quality Enhancement Planning Coordinator and professor of Psychology and Management, has recently worked with t...
Betty A. Block

Betty A. Block

Betty A. Block, Department Head and Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, was awarded the 2012 National Distinguished Administrator Award from the Natio...
Carlos Bertulani

Professor Carlos Bertulani

Professor Carlos Bertulani is a new member (2012-2015) of the Committee of Education of the American Physical Society. The committee oversees physics education-related effor...
Dr. Maria Hinojosa

Dr. Maria Hinojosa

Dr. Maria Hinojosa, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, received the Distinguished University Faculty award at the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Educat...
Nikolay Sirakov

Nikolay Sirakov

Nikolay Sirakov “Dermoscopic diagnosis of melanoma in a 4D space constructed by active contour extracted features” has been accepted by the Journal of Computeriz...
Dr. Brittany Hott

Dr. Brittany Hott

Assistant Professor of Special Education, received the Teacher Education Division Research Roundtable Award for “Effects of Response Methods on the Mathematics Perfo...
Dr. Madeline Justice

Dr. Madeline Justice

Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership—and who also received the Emotional Intelligence Personal Achievement award last year—made two presenta...
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KETR

KETR received four first-place honors in the 2012 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters awards. Matt Meinke won first and second place in actuality-production. First place in th...

Dr. Chuck Arize

Regents Professor in the Department of Business Administration and MIS, recently received the College of Business and Entrepreneurship Dean “STAR” Award for out...
Dr. Melinda Schlager

Dr. Melinda Schlager

Dr. Melinda Schlager, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, recently authored Rethinking the Reentry Paradigm: A Blueprint for Change. This text explores th...
Jennifer Flanagan

Dr. Jennifer Flanagan

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and MIS, received the Silver Wheaton Best Paper Award for “Online VS Live Taught: Analysis of Gender and Course Format in U...
Jiaming Sun

Dr. Jiaming Sun and Scott Lancaster

Dr. Jiaming Sun and Scott Lancaster authored Chinese Globalization: A Profile of People-Based Global Connections in China published by Routledge and released in February. The...
Jay Garrett

Jay Garrett

Assistant Professor of Business Law Studies, recently traveled to India and made two presentations. He was also invited to Punjabi University as the guest of honor at an internat...

Ginger Cook

Ginger Cook, a second year graduate student in the Master of Fine Arts’ program, represented the university and the Fine Arts program in several national and internationa...

Dr. Srinivas Nippani

Professor of Finance, recently had work abstracted by the Chartered Financial Analyst Review which is the top financial practitioner periodical in the profession. In addition...
Barbara Frey

Barbara Frey

Barbara Frey, Art Professor, has been awarded the 2013 National Council for Education of the Ceramic Arts Excellence in Teaching Award. According to NCECA, “Recipients o...

Dr. Sonia Taneja

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Management, won the spring 2012 Student Recognition Award for Teaching and 2012 Junior Faculty Research Award for outstanding and innovat...

Vaughn Wascovich

Vaughn Wascovich, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art, participated in four exhibitions across the country with his work, Welcome to the Hard Times: Photographs of Eas...
Mildred Pryor

Dr. Mildred Golden Pryor

Professor of Management and Faculty Mentor, won an outstanding research award from the International Academy of Business and Public Disciplines for an article entitled &ldquo...

Nick Thomas and Lucy Giron

Nick Thomas and Lucy Giron, A&M-Commerce Visual Communications seniors, received merits at the annual “One Show” Young Ones Competition in New York City....
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Tina Lancaster

Instructor of Management Information Systems and MIS Advisor, completed the SAP TERP10 course during August 2012. This course led to her certification as a SAP Associate Consul...
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Professor Matt A. Wood

Professor Matt A. Wood arrives as the new Department Head for Physics and Astronomy. Dr. Wood received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Iowa State University, and his...
Dennis Pitalua

Dennis Pitalua

(BBA/MIS 2012) Dennis Pitalua was one of the first students to receive the SAP University Alliances Certificate of Completion, which the Department of Business Administration...
Dr. Henry H. Ross

Dr. Henry H. Ross

Instructor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, was recently chosen as the President-Elect for the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation...
Dr. Curt A. Carlson

Dr. Curt A. Carlson

Dr. Curt A. Carlson, of the Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education, is a cognitive psychologist, and he conducts experimental research in the area of eyewi...
Dr. Barbara Hammack

Dr. Barbara Hammack

Dr. Barbara Hammack, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was selected into the Chancellor’s Academy of Te...
Zachary Shirley and student Antonio (T.J.) Davis

AAMMPing Up the Involvement

Zachary Shirley, Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, is a stranger to no one. His outgoing personality and exuberance for his role at A&M-Commerce are truly...
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Volcano Wascovich

By Roberta Vassallo Vaughn Wascovich’s passion for photography started when he was 13 years old. At that time he was interested in building Second World War plastic models...
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Cooked!

Ginger Cook, a second year graduate student in the Master of Fine Arts program at A&M -Commerce, represented the University and the Fine Arts program in three venues last year...
Dr. Jerry Lytle

A Living Legacy

by Ashley Johnson | Photos by Paul Bryan Dr. Jerry Lytle never had a choice of whether or not to attend college-his parents made it for him. Never able to attend college themselves, L...
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