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PVAMU students win first-place in 2019 National MANRRS Quiz Bowl

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) brought home the first-place trophy in the National MANRRS Quiz Bowl Competition. The Panthers defeated the University of Maryland in the final round of competition. The contest took place at the National MANRRS Career Fair and Training Conference in Overland Park, [...]

PVAMU alumnus and county agent talks vertical planting on Great Day Houston

Though a new concept to many, vertical planting is becoming more popular in urban communities that offer minimal space for farming. Jeremy Peaches '15, Prairie View A&M  University alumnus and Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) county agent is doing his part to teach and inform youth on proper techniques to grow food in the city with [...]

2019 Founders’ Day and Honors Recognition Convocation

The Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences will host the 2019 Founders’ Day and Honors Recognition Convocation in the William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Building (Baby Dome) on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 10 a.m. The theme for the occasion is "Growing Ideas, Impacting Lives."  The observance publicly recognizes students’ academic success [...]

PVAMU Aids in Construction of Community Greenhouse, Garden for Prairie View

Students at H.T. Jones Elementary in Prairie View returned from their holiday break to a massive surprise at their school. Community leaders broke ground on a new greenhouse and community garden on the school’s playground. The collaboration known as the NextGEN (gardening, education, nutrition) Project, a partnership between Jones Elementary, the City of Prairie View [...]

PVAMU 4-H County Agent introduces coping skills for healthy living

Prairie View A&M University’s Extension Agent (Fort Bend), Amber Foster has provided an hour-long yoga session for more than 40 students from diverse backgrounds-Asian, Middle Eastern, African, African American, and Hispanic, for nearly a year. The students learned the importance of yoga practices, how it leads to healthy living habits and relieve everyday stressors from [...]

PVAMU team participates in Houston Mayor’s Trade Delegation to Bahamas

A team of representatives from PVAMU recently participated in a trade delegation from the City of Houston that visited The Bahamas from Dec. 5-8. Due to the events surrounding the passing of President George H.W. Bush, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had to cancel his plans to lead the delegation. The delegation ultimately included Vice Mayor [...]

PVAMU is Taking the Lead on Tackling Food Insecurity

Prairie View A&M University is about to embark on something monumental, as it seeks to find a cure for the real-world problem of food insecurity. Food Insecurity is the lack of access to healthy and nutritious food, especially in underserved communities. PVAMU's Endowed Professor of Food Systems, Dr. Deland J. Myers Sr. has been awarded [...]

PVAMU’s Vet Link App Research, Recognized and Published at IEEE Tech Conference

Technology has greatly enhanced our abilities to communicate and continuously evolve in developing more efficient ways to solve problems. A team of Prairie View A&M and Texas A&M University researchers led by Dr. Paul Johnson is developing a better way for rural communities to communicate with veterinarians and provide better care for their animals with [...]

Research Reveals Dairy Options That May Be Easier to Digest

Having a glass of milk for many people doesn’t seem like a daunting task. For individuals whose bodies digest milk differently, the excitement of enjoying dairy products is very short-lived. A Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientist is doing his part to make sure everyone is able to have dairy options that are easy to digest [...]

Students Win Big During Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium

Nine Prairie View A&M University students took home awards at the Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium, which was held November 1-2 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Graduate deans from each member institution host the annual event. “Prairie View A&M University students have consistently presented competitive and intriguing research during [...]