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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of Feb. 19

February 21, 2018

National Science Foundation Program Director Victor Piotrowski; U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Director Daniel Ragsdale, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Assistant Director Paula de Witte

1. Texas A&M Lands $4.4 Million NSF Cybersecurity Grant

News about cybersecurity is rarely good. Whether it’s individuals, hacker groups or even foreign adversaries attempting to interfere with the democratic process, it can feel like the United States is struggling to keep up on the cybersecurity front.


2. ‘Advancing Science In Today’s Political Landscape’ Set For Feb. 22

Thursday Feb. 22, the Texas A&M University research community is invited to a seminar on “Advancing Science in Today’s Political Landscape.” The event will be held in Rudder Tower 401, from 8:50 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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3. Degree Offerings For Texas A&M University Higher Education Center At McAllen Formally Approved

Texas A&M University has announced formal approval of the initial degree programs to be offered through its Higher Education Center at McAllen. Working with the region’s industry leaders, K-12 education and the institution’s own legacy of academic strengths, seven distinct degree programs will be available to students in McAllen when the fall 2018 semester begins in late August.

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4. Texas Sea Grant Awards $1.7 Million In Research To Support Texas Coast

The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University is announcing new grants totaling $1.7 million for seven two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies.

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5. Call For Poster Presentations: Able Active And Adaptive Conference

The Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) Climate and Diversity Committee is pleased to announce the call for poster presentations for the inaugural HLKN conference focused on diversity and inclusion. The conference theme for 2018 is “Able, Active, and Adaptive: Healthy Living Across the Lifespan.”

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