A team of six Angelo State University civil engineering students is one of only eight teams nationwide that has been invited to compete in the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Blue Sky Competition at the 2019 ASCE Student Conference June 6-8 in Melbourne, Fla.
Angelo State University’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has received an Outstanding Award from the national ACS Committee on Education for the chapter’s activities during the 2017-18 academic year.
Dr. Micheal W. Salisbury, chair of the Angelo State University Department of Agriculture, has been appointed the new dean of ASU’s College of Graduate Studies and Research, effective June 1.
The Angelo State University Agriculture Department’s student Wool Judging Team claimed the 2019 Collegiate National Championship by placing first at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Collegiate Wool Judging Contest earlier this month. This marks the second national championship for ASU in the last three years.
For a record ninth time, Angelo State University’s Epsilon Sigma chapter of the Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) national biological honor society has been named the recipient of the Lloyd M. Bertholf Award as the top chapter in the nation for the 2017-18 academic year.
Angelo State University’s Registered Angus Program brought home a host of awards, including two championships, after showing its cattle on Feb. 28 at the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
The Angelo State University Agriculture Department’s student Wool Judging Team took first place and had two individuals place in the top five at the 2019 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Collegiate Wool Judging Contest on Feb. 9 in San Antonio.
Virginia Jaquish of Granville, Ohio, a graduate student in the Angelo State University Biology Department, won the top prize for her research presentation at the annual meeting of the Texas Society of Mammalogists (TSM) Feb. 8-10 at the Texas Tech University Llano River Field Station in Junction.
Texas Tech University System Chancellor Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell recently recognized 13 faculty members from the TTU System’s four institutions as recipients of the 2019 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards. These awards recognize excellence in academics and research, and are the most prestigious honors given to faculty members within the TTU System.
Dr. Loren Ammerman, a professor of biology at Angelo State University, has joined with three ASU alumni and two other researchers to publish the first-ever comprehensive field identification guide for all 51 species of bats that currently inhabit the U.S.
The ASU Biology Department’s Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) is prominently featured in a research article published in the December 2018 issue of the Journal of Mammalogy, the flagship publication of the American Society of Mammalogists.
Travel to an obscure country – check. Shadow world-renowned surgeons – check. Eat too many gelatos – check. Get a leg up on medical school – check. It’s all in a summer’s work for Angelo State pre-med student Ashton White.
Angelo State University’s new Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) degree program received final approval today (Oct. 25) from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in Austin.
Dr. Robert Dowler, a professor of biology at Angelo State University, has been awarded a three-year, $421,611 contract by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (TCPA) to conduct a research project dealing with plains spotted skunks in East Texas.
A prominent exhibit of preserved specimens from the Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) is now on display and open for free public viewing in the Stephens Central Library in downtown San Angelo.
A group of 14 Angelo State geology students traveled more than 3,000 miles through five states over five weeks this summer for the experience of a lifetime known as Field Camp.
Angelo State University alumnus Dr. U. Shivraj Sohur has been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society.
Dr. Greg Krukonis of the Angelo State University biology faculty has been awarded a $39,174 grant by the National Park Service (NPS) for a research project that may lead to new methods of preserving wooden structures in national parks and other historic sites.
Three Angelo State University biology students won top prizes for their research presentations at the national meeting of the Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) national biology honor society held May 30 – June 1 in Monterey, Calif.
The Angelo State University Society of Physics Students’ (SPS) Peer Pressure Team recently completed its 13th annual “Physics Road Tour” after spending six days performing educational physics demonstrations at elementary and high schools in Central and South Texas.
In addition to their academics, ASU undergraduate students are encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities like research, community service, studying abroad or joining student organizations. Senior mathematics major Emily Vidal has done them all.
Angelo State University’s Epsilon Sigma chapter of the Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) national biology honor society was named the Outstanding Chapter in District 2 for the 2017-18 academic year at the Tri-Beta South Central Regional Convention held April 6-8 at the Mt. Lebanon Camp in Cedar Hill.
Angelo State University’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has received a Commendable Award from the national ACS Committee on Education for the chapter’s activities during the 2016-17 academic year.
Angelo State University’s College of Science and Engineering has added ASU’s first scanning electron microscope (SEM), which was recently donated by the Hitachi Ltd. worldwide technology company.
Three Angelo State University biology students won top prizes for their research presentations at the annual meeting of the Texas Society of Mammalogists (TSM) Feb. 16-18 at the Texas Tech University Llano River Field Station in Junction.
When Dr. Kenneth Carrell was a grade-schooler in nearby Mertzon, he came with his class to tour the ASU Planetarium. Little did he know that one day he would be running the place.
The Angelo State University Biology Department’s Terry C. Maxwell Endowment in Natural History has reached its long-term fundraising goal of $100,000 following a recent final push for donations and a matching pledge from an anonymous benefactor.
Dr. Andrea Robledo, formerly the academic advisor for ASU’s David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering, has been promoted to be the director of STEM HSI programs at ASU.
The Angelo State University Biology Department’s Terry C. Maxwell Endowment in Natural History is nearing its long-term fundraising goal of $100,000 and is conducting one final push for donations with the help of an anonymous benefactor.
Dr. William Kitch, chair of the David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering at Angelo State University, has been tabbed as the lead principal investigator for a project funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the purpose of conducting a regional conference for stakeholders in undergraduate Hispanic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
For the 16th straight year, Angelo State University’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has received an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Council for the chapter’s activities during the 2016-17 academic year.
With no active volcanos in West Texas to show her geology students, Dr. Heather Lehto decided to take them to the great white north.
The ongoing Range Reclamation Project conducted by Angelo State University’s Department of Agriculture and Department of Physics and Geosciences was recognized with the 2017 Bruno Hanson/Midland College Environmental Excellence Award by the Midland College Petroleum Professional Development Center (PPDC) on Nov. 6 at the Executive Oil Conference in Midland.
Evelyn Burch, a senior in the Angelo State University Honors Program, has been named a 2017-18 Presidential Fellow by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC), and she is currently attending the center’s annual Fall Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., through Oct. 28.
Angelo State University has been awarded a five-year, $2.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) to support the implementation of ASU’s proposed new mechanical engineering program.
Drs. Azadeh Bolhari and Daniel Castaneda of the Angelo State University engineering faculty, along with former faculty member Dr. Alex Mejia, have been awarded a $99,997 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a new research project on community water quality.
Angelo State University hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the new Hunter Strain Engineering Laboratories on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the main entrance of the new building at 2225 Vanderventer St. on the east side of the ASU campus.
The ASU Society of Physics Students (SPS) has the right idea – take a road trip every spring right after graduation.
An increasing number of Texas high school students are learning vocational agriculture skills from teachers who graduated from the ASU Agriculture Department.
For Concho Valley schoolteachers, summer is a chance to be students again as they find both professional development and inspiration at ASU through a variety of grant-funded programs.
Now is a great time to be a student interested in a career in the agriculture industry.