Monthly Archives: April 2013

Aggie Interns Vital to Success of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

By: Mollie Lastovica For most, Spring means warmer weather, bright colors and eager anticipation of summer. However, for the city of Houston, the Spring represents a step back in time and rebirth of western heritage through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. With that comes a  longstanding relationship with Texas A&M University. Over 100 students within the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications worked as interns for the Show between Feb. 25 and March 17. “We have been partnering with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo since… Read More →

Undergraduate Research Reception Gives Students Insight on Research Opportunities

By: Mollie Lastovica In order to expose undergraduate students to the myriad research opportunities available in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, Assistant Professor Theresa Murphrey, Ph.D., coordinated the ALEC Undergraduate Research Reception that took place March 19. “The reception aimed to foster an opportunity for students to learn more about the research process and to expand working relationships with faculty,” Murphrey said. Graduate Research Assistant Orry Pratt worked with Murphrey to promote the event. He believes that the reception was a great opportunity for undergraduate… Read More →