Broadening Faculty Reward Systems to Support Societally-Impactful Research

Academic reward systems often evaluate a faculty member’s scholarly impact primarily using citation counts and publication metrics, and fail to sufficiently recognize their contributions that impact society, for example through policy outcomes, community development, and technological innovation.

10 Students, One Quarter, Two Inventions

Not long after Quarter at Aggie Square launched in fall 2020, students quickly found success through the immersive, undergraduate academic experience. This year, one team of undergraduates found success by creating not one, but two innovations as a result of their Experience last fall.