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Dr. Deland Myers On How Community-Focused Solutions Are Essential to Improve Food Security

Dr. Deland Myers is taking on a big task: trying to solve hunger in Texas. Luckily, he’s not alone. Thanks to the way Prairie View’s Agriculture Department is structured, he’s able to work with researchers in areas ranging from soil science to sociology to develop a holistic approach to keeping people fed. He explained how [...]

PVAMU research details African Red Dust’s rising threat to health and environment

A conversation with Dr. Richard Griffin can give you a whole new way of thinking about dust, and not the kind you sweep and remove from homes, apartments and offices. Specifically, Dr. Griffin studies the red dust of West Africa that can carry toxins while travel-ing right across the Atlantic Ocean in the high winds [...]

PVAMU to host inaugural Research Week

Prairie View A&M University will host its first ever Research Week on April 10-12. Initiated by the Office of Research, Innovation, and Sponsored Programs, in partnership with the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center (under the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology), the event will feature research work done by faculty members, scientists, and undergraduate and [...]

PVAMU wins HBCU Battle of the Brains during SXSW

Prairie View A&M University Panthers won this year's HBCU Battle of the Brains competition in Austin on March 10, 2019, during South by Southwest (SXSW). PVAMU’s team conquered well-known HBCU rivalries battling it out, winning $25,000 – and bragging rights. The event's mission is to promote the talented business and STEM students within the African American [...]

PVAMU professor directs robotic scout for Bechtel

Stories about robots doing the work of human beings have almost become routine. But some jobs are truly made for robots — and unquestionably not for humans. One clear example can be found at Prairie View A&M University’s College of Engineering, where intensive research will soon lead to robots going where no human body would [...]

PVAMU healthcare research team to present at health conference

On May 9, 2019, 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, [...]

PVAMU Professor Receives A&M System’s Regents Professor Award

Dr. Lijun Qian, AT&T Endowed Professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award. Along with Qian, the Board of Regents designated 14 other faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents [...]

PVAMU’s Research Partnership Wins National Science Foundation’s HBCU Collaboration Grant

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 of PVAMU [...]

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 [...]