The Texas A&M Foundation Magazine
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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Texas A&M ergonomist Dr. Mark Benden ’90 ’92 ’06 creates workspaces and school desks that keep us on our feet.
From Aggieland to the fantasy world of Westeros in “Game of Thrones,” Derek Spears ’91 has journeyed on the cutting edge of digital effects.
Texas A&M celebrates 30 years of being named a land-, sea- and space-grant institution. How Aggie programs and researchers are fulfilling the mission.
How I went from being a NASA aerospace engineer, to a motivational speaker turned comedian, to a professor of practice at Texas A&M.By Shayla Rivera '83
As a Science Leadership Scholar, first-generation student Marlisa “Marly” Marquez ’21 found a home at Texas A&M University that she never thought possible.By Taryn Woody '19
A new Clinic and Education Building will help the Texas A&M College of Dentistry expand its educational and service reach across North Texas.By Kara Bounds Socol
Meet Dr. Junuthula Reddy and five other faculty and staff members who are shaping the university they call home by giving back.
The Texas A&M Foundation honors three couples with the 2019 Sterling C. Evans Medal award.By Chrystal Houston
A poem by Courtney Kiolbassa ’18 explores how parents feel when children leave the nest.
Bernard Sbisa fed thousands and lived to see his name immortalized on Texas A&M’s campus.By Bailey Payne '19
It’s a longstanding tradition to place pennies on the statue of Sul Ross, but what happens to them afterward?By Morgan Knobloch '20
Inspired by a life of travel, Kari Lervick and John West ’87 support study abroad programs by creating a bequest to supplement their current scholarship.By Morgan Knobloch '20