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First Gen

How Texas A&M University is helping first-generation students wear their status as a badge of honor.

Architect to the Stars

David Applebaum ’80 makes his living drawing up homes for clients from the silver screen. But it is creativity, not celebrity, that drives him to master his craft.

Saddle Up

Through its robust scholarship program, the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo prepares students to shape the future of Texas agriculture.

Book Smart

Dr. Kay Wijekumar’s web-based approach to teaching reading helps struggling K-12 students change their academic trajectory.

Paving a Path

A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program is opening doors to higher education for rural Texas students.