5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of Jan. 30
The Texas A&M Foundation has named three recipients of its Partner in Philanthropy Faculty Award for 2017: Janet Bluemel, professor of chemistry; her husband John A. Gladysz, distinguished professor of chemistry and holder of the Dow Chair in Chemical Invention in the College of Science; and M. Edward Rister, professor and holder of the M. Edward Rister ’74 Chair in Rural Entrepreneurship in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Texas A&M Invents for Intelligent Future will challenge three student teams to dream, design and develop technology that will make an intelligent future a reality. Students, this is your chance to be on-stage at SXSW creating, innovating and presenting! Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity.
The newest exhibition to open at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Worlds Imagined: The Maps of Imaginary Places Collection, showcases maps involved in fantasy literature, leading the way into imaginary worlds. The exhibit will run from February 9 through October 6, 2017.
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and KBTX-TV will host the award-winning KWTX News 10 documentary “We Can’t Forget: Vietnam” Feb. 9. The screening will be followed by a Vietnam panel discussion featuring General Barry McCaffrey, Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, and renowned photojournalist David Burnett.
It’s the Chinese Year of the Rooster starting on Jan. 28, and that means it’s time for a refresher course on the familiar birds, which are of course male chickens.