Spirit Archives

Spirit is published three times per year by the Texas A&M Foundation, which manages major gifts and endowments for the benefit of academic programs, scholarships and student activities at Texas A&M University.

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Why I Give

Donors share why they’ve given to Texas A&M during the Lead by Example campaign.

It Takes a Village

Ecologist Dr. Leslie Ruyle creates innovative solutions for conservation, conflict and development.

Student Impact:

Howdy, Sumner Johnson ’19

He’s an Aggie Bandsman, Ross Volunteer and the recipient of the David M. Britt ’51 Sul Ross Scholarship.

Virtual reality technology helps firefighters train for emergency situations.

Best Lecture

From learning about winemaking to exploring the world's craziest pandemics, here are five Texas A&M classes we wish we could take.

From Surviving, To Thriving

Texas A&M’s Telehealth Counseling Clinic combines university expertise with local community capacity to provide quality mental health services.

The Project Houses

Texas A&M’s response to a student housing shortage in the 1930s.

From Ashes to Art

Artist Rosemarie Fiore creates a large-scale art piece for the new Zachry Engineering Education Complex.

On Campus

Aggie Research Changes the World

How research at Texas A&M impacts the state, nation and world.

A Financial Buoy for Galveston’s Sea Aggies

Jere and Jack H. Smith ’64 create a testamentary unitrust to benefit Galveston’s Sea Aggies.