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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of November 26

November 28, 2018

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1. Texas A&M System Showcases Ways It Can Help Army Futures Command

Students, researchers and professors from The Texas A&M University System, including those at the flagship campus in College Station and at the nearby 2,000-acre RELLIS campus, recently showcased a wide range of work and projects that could help the U.S. military in its quest for modernization.

Vice Provost and Chief International Officer Michael Benedik (left) met with Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy Mayor Mario Agnelli. (Texas A&M Provost)

2. ‘Aggies In Italy’ Study Abroad Partnership Renewed

The commitment to offer Texas A&M University students educational and cultural experiences abroad remains a top priority. Aggies have been gaining international experiences in Italy for more than three decades at the 500-year-old former convent and chapel of Santa Chiara in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy.

3. Texas A&M Joins Land-Grant Effort To Award More Degrees By 2025

Texas A&M University is one of the 238 universities and systems that compose the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and the group has announced a massive new effort to increase college access, close the achievement gap and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.

4. Astronaut Aboard International Space Station To Join Texas A&M-Sponsored Panel

NASA Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, M.D., will join a panel discussion, Live From The International Space Station: Human Health Risks Of Spaceflight, hosted by Texas A&M University via live downlink from the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Rosenthal Meat Center retail store customers purchase more than 2 tons of prime rib from the during the holiday season. (Dr. Jeff Savell/Texas A&M AgriLife Research)

5. Rosenthal Meat Center Offers Seasonal Specialty Meats For The Holidays

‘Tis the season to order traditional holiday favorites from the Rosenthal Meat Center at Texas A&M University.

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