5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of March 19

March 21, 2018

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1. Daily Show Correspondent, Comedian Hasan Minhaj To Perform At Texas A&M March 27

Hasan Minhaj, an actor, writer and comedian best known for his work as a correspondent for The Daily Show, will headline “Made in America: An International Experience” at Rudder Auditorium on the campus of Texas A&M University Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m.

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2. 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients Announced

Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have selected 24 outstanding members of the school’s faculty and staff to be honored with 2018 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

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3. First Year Of T3 Program At Texas A&M Closes With 100 Interdisciplinary Projects Selected For Funding

The first initiative in the 10-year, $100 million President’s Excellence Fund—T3: Texas A&M Triads for Transformation—recently closed the first round and 100 innovative interdisciplinary projects were randomly selected for funding. The fund will invest approximately $3 million annually in T3 projects.



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4. Texas A&M Improves In U.S. News Grad School Rankings

Texas A&M University has made impressive improvements in several academic areas in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate schools, with the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, the College of Engineering, Mays Business School, the Bush School of Government and Public Service and the Texas A&M University School of Law all faring well.


5. Business Honors Junior Amy Sharp Elected As 2018-19 Student Body President

After serving as the Class of 2019 president three years in a row, Mays management junior Amy Sharp readily steps up as the next Texas A&M University Student Body President. She received 66.03 percent of the votes.

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