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Spacecraft Carrying PVAMU Payload Launches into Space

A team from Prairie View A&M University developed a payload that launched into Earth’s polar orbit on October 29. The payload is riding aboard the Ten-Koh spacecraft built by the Kyushu Institute of Technology-Japan (KIT) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). “We designed and developed the payload, SHARP-CPD (Solar and Heliospheric Assessment of Radiation [...]

Digital Media Arts Team Wins in Game Jam Competition

Seven students from Prairie View A&M University’s digital media arts program won the popular vote in Chillennium 2018, the largest student-run game jam in the world. College students from more than a dozen universities across the nation traveled to Texas A&M University October 12-14 to participate in the competition, which involved creating a video game [...]

Students Put Research on Display for Annual Symposium

The Biology Department hosted its annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on October 26. The event showcased students at PVAMU while encouraging other students to conduct research and share knowledge. “When students engage in research as an undergraduate, it deepens their learning. It also makes them much more competitive when applying to professional and graduate schools,” said [...]

Students Win Big at 15th Annual TAMUS 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 [...]

Faculty Member Honored at Annual Nursing Conference

Pamela Brandy-Webb, a clinical assistant professor in PVAMU’s College of Nursing, was recognized at the Institute for Spirituality and Health’s 2018 Spirituality in Nursing Awards on October 12. Receivers of the award show spirituality – an awareness of the value of spirituality in healthcare; compassion – empathy with regard to all levels of diversity in [...]

Interdisciplinary Team from PVAMU, TSU Receives $1 Million NSF Award

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and Texas Southern University (TSU) are collaborators on a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project is called Excellence in Research: Collaborative Research: Strengthen the Foundation of Big Data Analytics via Interdisciplinary Research among HBCUs. “Our teams have joined forces to enhance the research capabilities [...]

Students Place First in Phillips 66 Competition

An interdisciplinary team of students from Prairie View A&M University took home the top prize in Phillips 66’s (P66) Black Employee Network (BEN) Case Competition. A total of 10 students from PVAMU and 15 students from Texas Southern University (divided into teams of five) participated in the competition on September 14 at P66’s headquarters in [...]

New Internship Gives Students Opportunity to Reverse Gender Violence

Prairie View A&M University’s Title IX Office and Relationship and Sexual Violence Program (RSVP) are getting a boost from PVAMU’s sociology department. Students now have the opportunity to intern with Title IX and RSVP to help change the culture of relationship and sexual violence on campus. “Last fall, I taught a family violence class, and [...]

Students Interning on Capitol Hill

This fall, two Prairie View A&M University students are interning in Washington D.C. Roman Zepeda, a senior Political Science major and a member of PVAMU’s NROTC program, is interning in Congressman Pete Olson's office through the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (read more here). Samuel Parada, another senior Political Science major, is interning in Congressman Ruben Gallego's [...]

Business Student Takes Part in Several High-Profile Programs

Romaine Knight, a senior Finance major from Kingston, Jamaica, tackled some major projects over the summer. “I was an accounting/finance intern at CUNA Mutual Group. I also went through the Emerging Leaders Seminar at Yale University, Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp, Herring Cup at CUNA Mutual Group, and I was a headline presenter for the African-American Credit [...]