5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of April 10

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Scholar Who Discovered Walt Whitman’s Lost Novel To Speak At Texas A&M

While most know of Walt Whitman as a poet and journalist, a recent discovery of an early published novel, Life and Adventures of Jack Engle, shows a completely different side of Whitman’s literary career. The graduate student at University of Houston who found the lost work, Zachary Turpin, will be speaking on the discovery at an event on April 12.

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Mays Business School Receives Largest Single Commitment In School’s History From Mays Family Foundation

In support of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Foundation has received a commitment of $25 million from the Mays Family Foundation, the largest single commitment in the school’s history.

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Former Sen. Phil Gramm Presents Awards To Doctoral Students At Texas A&M

Citing his long affinity for graduate students and the role they have at a major university, former U.S. Sen. Phil Gramm presented eight Texas A&M University doctoral students with the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Awards during a ceremony Thursday on campus.

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Texas A&M Selected For General Motors, SAE-Sponsored Competition To Develop An Autonomous Vehicle

General Motors (GM) and SAE International announced last Wednesday that Texas A&M University has been selected as one of eight North American universities to compete in the AutoDrive Challenge over the next three years.

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Teal Out Texas A&M April 13

Stand with the entire Texas A&M community in creating awareness and action in an effort to prevent sexual harassment and sexual violence on our campus, in our community and throughout our country.


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