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Sold Out Cornel West Lecture will be available on Live Stream

Prairie View A&M University welcomes prominent activist Dr. Cornel West to campus on Friday, January 18 at 4:00 pm, for a Symposium: Scholars' Voices Series,  African American Culture and History. The symposium will take place in the Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center, Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium. Cornel West is an American philosopher, political activist, social [...]

PVAMU Alumna Melanye Price appointed as Endowed Professor of Political Science

Prairie View A&M University is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanye Price ‘95 as Endowed Professor of Political Science and principal investigator for the Mellon Foundation African American Studies Initiative. Price's research and teaching interests include black politics, public opinion, political rhetoric, and social movements. Her most recent book, "The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama [...]

PVAMU Band Students Participate in 369th Band for Armistice Centennial in D.C.

As the nation honored its veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces during the recent Veterans Day weekend, several PVAMU students played a major role in remaking history in Washington, D.C. as part of the festivities. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice, a recreation of the 369th Regimental [...]

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 [...]

PVAMU to Perform in the Concert for Humanity

This weekend, the Boniuk Institute at Rice University will present the “Concert for Humanity,” celebrating the United Nations’ International Day for Tolerance with performances of music by Arthur Gottschalk and Paul English and combined efforts of choirs from the University of Houston and Prairie View A&M University, the Axiom Quartet, pianist John Cornelius, and other local [...]

Biology Student 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.

PVAMU to Host International Tech Conference

Academic researchers, industry professionals, and scholars from more than 13 countries across the world are headed to Prairie View A&M University for the 29th Annual Conference of the International Information Management Association (IIMA) and the 5th Annual Conference of the International Conference on Information and Economic Development (ICITED) October 8-10, 2018. Attendees will be a [...]

Professor Takes New Approach to Engaging Students

Michael Nojeim, also known as Dr. Mike to his students at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), 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. “Some students say my classes are [...]

African-­American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-­‐American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous donor pledged an added [...]

This Week on The Hill: Maduforo Eze’s HBCU Competitiveness Scholarship

Be sure to check out the YouTube video series 'This Week on The Hill', where the faculty, staff, and students of Prairie View A&M University share their adventures and accomplishments. Our first feature is PVAMU Student Government Association President Maduforo Eze, a senior Political Science major from New Brunswick, New Jersey. Prairie View A&M University's [...]