5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of Oct. 16
Carrie L. Byington, MD, dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine, senior vice president of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center and vice chancellor for health services at The Texas A&M University System, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
James E. Johnson, believed to be the first African-American to earn a doctorate from Texas A&M University, died at the age of 91 on Oct. 6, according to his family.
The Texas A&M University Division of Student Affairs is leading a project to construct a new $42.6 million, 95,000-square-foot Student Services Building on Military Walk where Bizzell Hall now stands.
The Texas A&M University System AGEP Alliance—Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Prairie View A&M University—will receive a $2.8 million grant over 60 months from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop, implement and study a new model for advancing underrepresented minority doctoral candidates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to careers in academia.
The 20th anniversary celebration of the Bush Library and Museum in College Station includes a pair of panel discussions and family-friendly events the weekend of Oct. 20-21.