Season 3

The red cockaded woodpecker is an endangered species that has found refuge in the urban ecosystem of the W.G. Jones State Forest. Their champion is Donna Work, a Texas A&M Forest Service Biologist who climbs 40-foot pine trees to check on the birds. Also, the team at the Texas A&M Tele-behavioral Care Program is using virtual counseling to help communities and schools across the Brazos Valley.

Around Texas - Season 3 Episode 9

You will meet Dr. Rob Ambrose, a former NASA scientist, who now is training the next generation of robotics experts at Texas A&M. Also on the show, we will introduce you to Texas A&M Football’s head equipment manager, a man who has worked with Aggie football since he was a student in the 1990s.

Around Texas - Season 3 Episode 8

A unique center at Texas A&M teaches students the management, handling, behavior and veterinary care of exotic and wildlife species. Also, meet an instructor of the Humanities in Medicine at Texas A&M, as he transforms an elective course into a documentary series about history, medicine and the lessons from our past.

Around Texas - Season 3 Episode 7

The REACH Project was created to help “invisible Aggies,” the essential workers of the Texas A&M campus who care for the students, faculty and facilities. Also, a forester with the Texas A&M Forest Service explains how to use wood instead of steel to build multi-story buildings.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Dance Director Jilissa Cotten broke her neck while boogie-boarding and had to re-learn how to walk and how to teach dance. Also, the Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M has served the coastal community for over 50 years through outreach and research.

Each semester, students in the vet tech program at Texas A&M - Kingsville work with – and often adopt – local strays from the pound that are brought into the program. Also, Dr. Katherine Brown of Tarleton State University is one of the nation's top researchers when it comes to criminal justice and working with police departments.

Please view and enjoy these 30-minute episodes of Around Texas with Chancellor John Sharp. You also can find individual 8-minute segments under the Segments tab.