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CARC Research Publishes New Research in Geocarto International Journal

December 2 - Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to use satellite images to retrieve soil moisture from the topsoil surface at agricultural land. Along with his colleagues Drs. Kishan Singh and Sudhir Singh, this team of researchers focused on investigating the methods to estimate soil moisture using satellite images (e.g., Landsat and Sentinel-1), models [...]

CAHS Student Researchers Make Their Mark at the 2019 TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium

December 2 – Twelve student researchers attended the 16th Annual Pathways Research Symposium on the campus of Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas November 7-8, 2019.  Students who engage in high impact practices, like research activities,  have increased ability to work independently, are more self-reliant and develop a greater tolerance for obstacles that would [...]

CAHS Student Speaks At Future Careers Workshop

November 11 - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students continue to break the mold when it comes to showcasing their great talent and dedication. Sophomore Nutrition major Kristina Edwards exhibited this when she gave a presentation for a recent conference workshop at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas. The Healthy [...]

4-H Engages Texas Parents and Youth in a College Preparation Workshop

November 11 – Although most people agree that college is an investment in a student’s future, more than 50% of families borrow money to cover the costs of enrolling in a college or university after high school (Sallie Mae, 2019). The National 4-H Strategic Plan has an outcome of preparing youth for college and career. [...]

Dr. Godson Osuji Gives Outstanding Presentation at Global Conference

November 11 – Prairie View A&M University broke new frontiers as a ‘University of The First Class’ at the global level as Dr. Godson O. Osuji, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Research Scientist, received the ‘phenomenal and worthy recognition’ award at the 4th Edition of Global Conference on Plant Science and Molecular Biology held [...]


November 12 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences would like to congratulate Cooperative Extension Program Leader Jimmy Henry and Program Specialist Bridget Ross on the new $800,000 grant awarded to the Community and Economic Development unit by the U.S. Department of Commerce! Read more about this great achievement as highlighted by the university [...]

The Prairie View Farmers’ Market

October 28 -The all-new Prairie View Farmers’ Market is off to a great start! With its recent debut on the Prairie View A&M University campus, it is sure to have continued success in the coming months. The first two Prairie View Farmers’ Market events have attracted more than 100 attendees from the University community, including [...]

Congratulations to the 2019 USDA/1890 National Scholars

October 14 - This school year, the United States Department of Agriculture has selected a new team of Prairie View A&M University students to the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. Traditionally, all scholars selected to the program from PVAMU have been College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students. But this year, not only were four CAHS [...]

Dallas County 4-H Celebrates Imagine Science Day

October 14 - Having the opportunity to explore the various avenues of academia is something that can be limited for students who don’t have the proper access to certain resources. Thanks to Imagine Science Day, students in many Dallas underserved communities are being given the chance to explore new areas of learning. Imagine Science Day [...]

4-H Engages Youth in Water Careers Activities

October 14 – To stress the importance of education and career pathways, National 4-H Headquarters’ strategic plan has an outcome of preparing youth for college and career. This outcome was created to promote first-generation college access; to provide exposure to college and career opportunities; and to offer youth engagement in college and career readiness activities [...]