5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of April 2

1. Step In Stand Up Campaign Presents Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

Organizations across Texas A&M University are partnering with the university’s Step In Stand Up campaign to bring Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) programming and events to campus throughout April.

Author Jeff VanderMeer attends the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Annihilaton' at Regency Village Theatre on February 13, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

2. ‘Annihilation’ Author Jeff VanderMeer To Discuss Books’ Film Adaptation April 9

Cushing Memorial Library & Archives’ Halbert W. Hall Speakers Series on Science Fiction and Fantasy welcomes Annihilation writer Jeff VanderMeer. VanderMeer’s talk is titled “Annihilation Book to Film: Narrative Choices and Reader Interpretations” and will be presented in Rudder Theater on April 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Daryl Davis attends the TDI Awards during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

3. ‘Accidental Courtesy’ Star Daryl Davis To Discuss Race Relations April 10

The Texas A&M University Libraries Diversity Advancement Committee will host author, musician and activist Daryl Davis on Tuesday, April 10. Davis’s talk is titled “Klan We Talk” and will be presented in Evans Library Room 204E from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

4. Texas A&M Names Five Faculty Members Distinguished Professors

Texas A&M University has recognized five of its most outstanding faculty members with one of its highest honors: the title of University Distinguished Professor.

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5. EnMed Obtains LCME Approval, Can Begin Recruiting Inaugural Class Of Students

Engineering Medicine (EnMed), Texas A&M University’s innovative engineering medicine track at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, is now included in the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation of the Texas A&M College of Medicine’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) program.


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