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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of Sept. 25

September 27, 2017

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1. Renowned Violence Prevention Scholar, Activist Dr. Jackson Katz To Headline SISU Speaker Series

At a time when issues of gender, race and violence are part of a national discussion in news and media, Texas A&M University will host one of the most trusted voices on those topics to lead the first “Step In. Stand Up. Speaker Series” Oct. 4-5.


2. Q&A: ‘Hidden Figures’ Author Discusses Inclusion Ahead Of Oct. 2 Common Ground Event

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” will speak as part of the 2017 Common Ground Reading Initiative of the Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts at Rudder Theater Oct. 2 at 7:00 p.m.

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3. Mays Full-Time MBA Program Remains In Forbes Top 10 

Mays Business School’s Full-Time MBA program ranked in the top 10 among U.S. public programs at 7th among U.S. public schools and 20th overall in the 2017 Forbes “Best Business Schools” ranking. This reflects an improvement of four positions in the overall rankings and two positions in the U.S. public universities from the ranking in 2015.


4. Chillennium 2017 Set For Oct. 13-15

Chillennium, a 48-hour event in which students compete for prizes by planning, designing, and developing a video game from scratch, will be held October 13-17, 2017 in the Memorial Student Center. The annual event is hosted by the Department of Visualization.

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5. Tuition Hearings For 2018-2019 Set For Oct. 2 And Oct. 10

Under state law, universities are required to hold hearings to discuss proposed changes to tuition and fees.

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