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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of May 8

May 9, 2017

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1. Texas A&M Meeting Its Commitment To Texas, Set To Graduate Over 10,000

Texas A&M University is projected to award more than 10,000 degrees this month during 14 commencement ceremonies held across Texas and at its branch campus in Doha, Qatar.


2. Two Texas A&M Faculty Members Elected To National Academy Of Sciences

Two faculty members in the Texas A&M University College of Science — Dr. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Dr. Ronald A. DeVore, distinguished professor of mathematics — have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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3. Growing Threat Of Global Pandemics Addressed In Scowcroft Institute White Paper

When examining epidemics or pandemics like the 2014 Ebola outbreak, senior policy analysts at Texas A&M University say they are able to pinpoint breakdowns in the system that have catastrophic consequences if left uncorrected.

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4. New ScottsMiracle-Gro Facility For Lawn And Garden Research Opens At Texas A&M

The ScottsMiracle-Gro Facility for Lawn and Garden Research, located at 3100 F&B Road in College Station, officially opened May 3. The new facility is part of a long-term agreement among ScottsMiracle-Gro, Texas A&M AgriLife and the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.


5. Center For Population Health And Aging Opens, Formalizes Texas A&M Collaborations

Texas A&M has established a Center for Population Health and Aging, which brings together efforts from across the university and multiple partner organizations.

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