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5 Things You Need To Know— Week Of Sept. 11

September 12, 2017

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1. Constitution Day & Citizenship Week Sept. 16-24

In honor of the 230th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787, Texas A&M University is joining thousands of citizens, teachers, and students nationwide in celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Week.

In this NASA handout image, Hurricane Harvey is photographed aboard the International Space Station as it intensified on its way toward the Texas coast on August 25, 2017. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

2. Bush School To Begin New “What’s Next?” Series With Hurricane Harvey Discussion

Presented by the Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service, a new series called “What’s Next?” aims to answer that question by addressing the major events and issues that grab our attention. The first program in this series will be “Hurricane Harvey: The Road to Recovery” which will be held Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Memorial Student Center, Room 2401, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.



3. Texas A&M University Opens Fund For Aggies Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Texas A&M University has announced a student and employee disaster relief fund to help with small-but-essential, one-time immediate needs. The university is calling on the power of the Aggie Network to assist by contributing to the fund to help fellow Aggies.

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4. Study Abroad Fair Set For Sept. 20

The Study Abroad Fair brings together colleges, faculty, and affiliated providers to showcase the many opportunities available to study, intern, research, and volunteer abroad.

Chris Ginter wades through deep floodwaters on September 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Houston resident Chris Ginter has been taking local residents to their flooded homes in his monster truck which can drive through waters up to 4 feet deep. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

5. Rainfall From Harvey Shattered Every Record

Hurricane Harvey was billed as a once-in-every-500-year event, and it more than lived up to its billing. It produced rainfall amounts that will re-write the weather books in Texas and the United States, says a Texas A&M University expert.

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