College of Arts and Sciences Archives - Academic Affairs

Students Perform at HBCU National Band Director’s Consortium

A group of students from Prairie View A&M University performed at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities National Band Directors Consortium. The conference was held March 27 to 31, 2019, at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. All students attending had to audition for the convention for music faculty and the consortium’s judges. Students participating from [...]

Department of Mathematics Publishes Special Issue of AAM

Special Issue No. 4 (March 2019) of Application and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM) is available to view online. The issue contains 13 papers from writers across the globe. Dr. Aliakbar Haghighi, professor and head of the Department of Mathematics at Prairie View A&M University, serves as Editor-in-Chief of AAM. Special Issue No. 4, [...]

Accreditation Renewed for Department of Music and Theatre

The accreditation of Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Music and Theatre was renewed by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the primary U.S. accreditor for higher education in music. In its accreditation report, NASM commended PVAMU’s music program for its thoroughness of self-study and responses. The next full review of the program [...]

Healthcare Research Team to Present at National Conference

On May 9, Dr. Mark Tschaepe, associate professor of philosophy at Prairie View A&M University, Christian Farley, graduating senior honors student at PVAMU, and Michael Zhou, junior at Cypress Ranch High School, will present the research session "How Did This Become a Medical Desert?" at the National Rural Health Association's 42nd Annual Conference in Atlanta, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Professor Leads Talk at Medical School in Houston’s TMC

Dr. Mark Tschaepe, associate professor of philosophy at Prairie View A&M University, led a talk on Diminishing Microaggressions in the Clinic and Beyond at McGovern Medical School in the Texas Medical Center on November 6. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at McGovern invited Tschaepe to speak as part of their Diversity Days Program for [...]

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 [...]

Professor Infuses Technology into Curriculum

Michael Nojeim, also known as Dr. Mike to his students at Prairie View A&M University, received the 2017-2018 President’s Teaching Award. The program coordinator and associate professor of Political Science teaches a wide range of classes including American Government, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Relations, and Middle East Politics, to name a few. “Some students say [...]

Biology Major Fulfills Medical Internship in Kenya

“Going to Africa changed my life. It is impossible to go to that continent, experience the culture, meet the people, and leave as the same person.” Those are thoughts from Asia Williams, a junior biology major from Shreveport, Louisiana, who spent her summer in Mombasa, Kenya working a medical internship. “While in Kenya, I conducted hygiene [...]