5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of July 31
1. Oldest Living Aggie Turns 107
Texas A&M University’s oldest living graduate – Tom C. “Ike” Morris — turned 107 Aug. 1 and it’s an event that is giving a big Aggie thumbs-up to former students across the globe.
2. Late Math Professor, Letter Inspire First Gaddis Girls’ STEM Camp
When it comes to women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, there is an obvious shortage. In fact, women only make up about 30 percent of the STEM workforce.
3. Thomas W. Mitchell Named Interim School Of Law Dean
Thomas W. Mitchell, J.D., LL.M., professor of law and co-director of the Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the Texas A&M University School of Law.
4. 10th Class Of Veterans Graduate From Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
The 24 veterans who completed a week of small business management training with Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School left Saturday armed with information, enthusiasm and commitment.
5. Mays Women’s Executive Leadership Conference Set For Oct. 20
Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School will explore “Strategies for Navigating the Path to Executive Leadership” in its semi-annual Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) conference on Oct. 20 at Texas A&M University.