Fantastic Faculty
Annual Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Awards Ceremony
2 VERO Awards 2022
Stellar Students
WT Attebury Honors Students
Attebury awards
Stellar Students
Climate Science Society Outreach
Climate Science Society Outreach
Stellar Students
WT Agricultural Media & Communication competes at North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
Ag Comm Awards
Stellar Students
WT well-represented at Texas Society for Microscopy Conference
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Trending Topics
WTAMU Upward Bound Program
Upward Bound Program 2
Stellar Student
Smart plays on and off the court!
Alivia Lewis Basketball
Stellar Students
Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Conference
Southern Agricultural Economics
Stellar Students
Student Success Panel
Student Success Q&A Panel
Stellar Students
Interning with Advanced Eye Care
Emily Coulter Internship
Trending Topics
WT Meat Science Participated in DFV-AAMP Quality Competition for Sausage & Ham
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Stellar Students
WT Students Attend Kansas State University Feedlot Management Bootcamp
Sebastian & Jadyn at feedlot bootcamp
Amazing Alumni
Brennen George
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Stellar Student
The American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting and Student Conference
Adriana Rademacher
Stellar Student
Outstanding Research Presentation Award in the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium
Duncan w/ award
Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences welcome two new faculty.
Welcome to the College!
Welcome to the College
A letter from Dr. Pond
Reflection on 2021
Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences
Attebury Honor Recipients December 2021
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Stellar Students
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
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WT Horse Judging Team First at Nationals & Highly Ranked at World Championships

West Texas A&M University’s horse judging teams successfully closed out their season with high rankings at national and world championships this month! One WT team was named champion at the National Reining Championship on Nov. 1 in Oklahoma City, OK. At the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship on Nov. 7, WT’s teams ranked third and sixth overall, topping teams from near and far.

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2021 Horse Team at Nationals
2021 Intern of the Year Nominees

On Behalf of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences Intern of the Year Nominees

Thank you to employers who proved the internship opportunities to our students.

Thank you to the faculty and staff who worked to provided knowledge and skill to set students up for internship success.

Thank you to students for commitment to positive representation of your respective department and WTAMU!

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WT Ranch Horse Tea Dominates at Stock Horse of Texas

The Ranch Horse team dominated at the Stock Horse of Texas competition.

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Congratulations, and well done, Buffs!

National Scholarship Month
John Phillip Notestine Geology Scholarship

November is National Scholarship Month! For this year, the John Phillip Notestine Geology Scholarship was recognized. This scholarship was established in 2002 by John and Gail Notestine in honor of their son, John Phillip, who graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology.

Cristian Campos is the 2021-2022 recipient of this scholarship. He is a Junior Environmental Science major with a minor in Pre-law.
John and Gaile Notestine
McNair Scholar Presented Research Findings

Lizbeth Lopez, SR. Biology presented on “Preparation of Cast Resins from Plant-Based Starting Material”. Lizbeth was supported by her adviser, Dr. Maha Shrestha, Assistant Professor of Chemistry.


Now accepting applications for the 2022 McNair Scholars Program.

2021 Little International Showmanship

The 2021 Little International Showmanship Contest (fondly known as Little I) was held October 11-12 in the Bain Event Center. Students enrolled in ANSC*1319, Principles of Animal Science, participated in contests learning how to handle and show animals. Students enrolled in AGRI*4305, Supervised Agricultural Experience Program, served as student team leaders, with various graduate students assisting in supporting roles. The annual event included over 200 students.

Learn About Earning a Degree in Agriculture Education

Wildlife Society Inspiring Future Biologists

What kind of animal is that?

What is it like to be a wildlife biologist?

How do animals adapt to changing environments?

Read More about Becoming a Wildlife Biologist

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Chemistry Faculty Making a Difference in Breast Cancer Research
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2021 Ultrasound Guidelines Council (UGC) Field Certification Program
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The gift of The Gerdsen Family Centennial Ranch
Land Legacy

The Gerdsen ranch has been given to the WTAMU Foundation through the estates of siblings Phyllis Gerdsen, Rosemary Gerdsen Prichard and her late husband Stanley, and the late Hank Gerdsen. “The Gerdsen Family Centennial Ranch will provide an irreplaceable location for hands-on training in agricultural technologies, practical ranch land management, wildlife integration, plant science research and emerging technologies,” said Dr. Kevin Pond, dean of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences.

Pictured: (L to R) Siblings Rosemary Gerdsen Prichard and Phyllis Gerdsen

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Alumni and Community Supporting WT
2021 AG Day Reunion

Grateful to the Ag Development Association for hosting another successful Ag Day Reunion. The 21st Annual Ag Day & Celebration raised a record setting $268,000 this year to support recruiting efforts for WT AG!!

It was great to see returning alumni and community members come together to support WT AG.
Thank you for an outstanding day!
WT Meat Science attends American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meat Conference
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