5 Things You Need To Know – Week Of July 9

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1. Texas A&M Is State’s Only Public College To Make 2019 Fiske Rankings

Once again, Texas A&M University is the only public college in Texas to make the “Best Buys” list in the 2019 Fiske Guide to Colleges, which cites the best colleges that offer a superior education for the most affordable cost.

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 2. Hot, Dry Summer Has Scorpions In Texas Heading Indoors

With rising Texas summer temperatures, humans aren’t the only lifeforms trying to find a cooler place.

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3. NNSA Awards $10 Million Center Grant To Texas A&M-Led Consortium

A Texas A&M University-led consortium has been awarded a five-year, $10 million Stewardship Science Academic Alliances (SSAA) Center of Excellence program grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) to establish and implement the Center for Excellence in Nuclear Training And University-based Research (CENTAUR).

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4. Texas A&M Game Design Program Ranked No. 7 Among Public Schools Nationwide

Texas A&M University is ranked among the top video game design schools in the nation, according to new ratings by Animation Career Review, an online career resource for aspiring animators, game designers and digital artists.

the Texas A&M University Formula SAE team brought home the championship cup from the SAE International competition in Lincoln, Nebraska, for the second year in a row.

5. Texas A&M Formula SAE Team Brings Home Championship For Second Consecutive Year

Living up to the high expectations set by their predecessors, the Texas A&M University Formula SAE team brought home the championship cup from the SAE International competition in Lincoln, Nebraska, for the second year in a row.


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