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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of July 3

July 5, 2017

1. Texas A&M Joins Three Universities In ‘VETTED’ Partnership To Transition Vets Into Workforce

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in conjunction with the Texas A&M Mays, University of Texas McCombs, and Rice University Jones Business Schools, have assisted in the development of a comprehensive, innovative new transition platform, the Veteran Accelerated Management Program (VAMP), for senior service members entering the workforce.

2. Registration Now Open For Chillennium 2017 Game Jam

Student video game designers vying for coveted prizes will design games from scratch in just 48 hours at Chillennium 2017, an Oct. 13-15, 2017 event hosted by the Texas A&M Department of Visualization.

3. Texas A&M Matches SEC Record With 108 Honor Roll Recipients

Texas A&M matched its own school record established in 2016 with 108 recipients among a total of 1,245 student-athletes who were named to the 2017 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

4. Texas A&M Summer Enrollment Totals 23,851 Students

Enrollment figures for summer school sessions at Texas A&M University total 23,851, which includes undergraduate, master’s degree and doctoral students.

5. Chemistry Grad Student Visits Germany For Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Summer is the season for travel, and one Texas A&M University student is on the trip of a lifetime this week in the company of some of the world’s scientific elites. Chemistry graduate student Shengda Ding ’16 arrived Saturday, June 24, in Lindau, Germany, for the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which runs through Friday, June 30, and is dedicated to chemistry.

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