5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of Nov. 13
Mark Ward, Director of the Syria Transitioning Assistance and Response Team at the U.S. Department of State and an expert on disaster preparedness, will discuss the situation facing those trying to provide assistance in this troubled region. Ward’s presentation is sponsored by the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University Nov. 16.
The Texas A&M Foundation announced that it will make $90.8 million available to Texas A&M University as a result of donations by former students and other supporters during the past fiscal year. The funds are a combination of this year’s gifts intended for immediate use as well as endowment earnings from gifts of previous years.
A statewide effort to address chronic health problems and improve Texans’ health and quality of life through preventative education of elementary students kicked off recently in East Texas.
Texas A&M University statistician Clifford H. Spiegelman is one of a handful of world-renowned JFK assassination experts who will be offering their pro bono services for a two-day mock trial, State of Texas v. Lee Harvey Oswald, set to play out November 16 and 17 in Garrett-Townes Auditorium on the campus of Houston’s oldest law school, South Texas College of Law Houston.
Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew, a physician-scientist and internationally recognized leader in biomedical imaging and bioengineering, will join Texas A&M University to lead Engineering Health (EnHealth), the nation’s first comprehensive educational program to fully integrate engineering into all health-related disciplines.