5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of June 12

1. Two Aggie Veterans Selected As 2017 Tillman Scholars 

The Pat Tillman Foundation announced that Texas A&M University student-veterans Jarrod Romine and Anthony Dolomisienwicz have been selected as 2017 Tillman scholars.

2. Five New Names Added To Roll Of Aggies Lost In World War One

Texas A&M University has long recognized the loss of 55 former students in the First World War, but recent research by members of the Brazos County World War I Centennial Committee has uncovered five additional students who died during the conflict, but whose names have never been included on any memorial.

3. Texas Housing Running Low On Fuel

Texas’ housing market is low on fuel. Buyers keep pushing the accelerator, but the housing economy is running on fumes. Researchers for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University say “market imbalances” are to blame, specifically the lack of homes priced less than $200,000.

Dr. David Toback.

4. Fermilab CDF Collaboration Publishes 700th Paper

When Texas A&M University physicist David Toback was elected three years ago as co-spokesperson for the CDF collaboration at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), he had one primary goal: to help the group’s 400-person active author list publish the collaboration’s important legacy papers and final results.

5. Texas Sea Grant Awards $38,000 To 21 Graduate Students For Research Projects

The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University awarded $38,000 in research grants to 21 graduate students at three Texas A&M University System institutions.


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