5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of March 27
The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University invite audiences across Texas, the nation and even the world to get up-close and personal with science and technology this spring at the 2017 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertaining and informative weekend scientific extravaganza for all ages.
Family Weekend, formerly known as Parents’ Weekend, an annual spring celebration honoring Aggie families since 1919, is Friday through Sunday, April 7-9, at Texas A&M University.
“Unravelling of International Order: The Coming Crises America Will Face” will be the topic of a lecture at Texas A&M University on the existing world power structure and the stress faced by traditional Cold War alliances.
Silver Taps will be held at Texas A&M University Tuesday, April 4, to honor the memory of two Aggies who died recently.
Being honored are Michael Brennan Hopper, a political science major from Dallas who died of unknown causes on March 17, and Rex Jackson Leddy IV, an electrical engineering major from College Station who died Feb. 27 in a motorcycle accident.
Student artists and technologists will team up and match wits in a 36-hour competition to create dazzling technology-based art for GigaJam, an inaugural competition staged March 31 – April 2 by the Texas A&M student chapter of AMC SIGGRAPH, a group of computer graphic and digital interactivity enthusiasts.