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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of May 1

May 2, 2017


1. Professor Named Official Statistician Of The Texas Holocaust And Genocide Commission

Dr. Clifford H. Spiegelman was unanimously accepted and approved by the commissioners of the Austin-based organization at the group’s April 20 quarterly meeting, held just days prior to Monday’s official Holocaust Remembrance Day.


2. Myles Garrett Becomes Aggie Football’s First No. 1 Overall NFL Draft Pick

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett became the program’s first No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick when the Cleveland Browns selected him with the first pick of the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday evening.

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3. CVM, AgriLife To Collaborate In Medical Technology Development

Established in May 2016 within Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Center for Global Health & Innovation is establishing collaborative activities between the Texas A&M University System and Royal Philips that will result in cutting-edge health and medical technologies.


4. University Press To Host ‘Live From Aggieland’ Celebration May 4

The Texas A&M University Press will be celebrating the Brazos Valley’s music heritage and toasting the launch of the new book “Live from Aggieland: Legendary Performances in the Brazos Valley” with author Rob Clark. Live music from Leavenworth, Joey McGee, and Gabe Wootton will offer tribute to the greats at the Grand Stafford Theater in Downtown Bryan.

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5. ’76 Aggie Named To Lead U.S. Secret Service

President Trump has selected Randolph Alles ’76, a retired Marine Corps general and acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, to lead the Secret Service.

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