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  • Economist: Keeping Rehab Facilities Open Is Worth The Investment

    Economics professor Jason Lindo said the investment in rehabilitation facilities is worthwhile for counties hit by the drug abuse epidemic. (College of Liberal Arts) By Heather Rodriguez, Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts Here are some sobering facts: In the United States, drug-induced mortality has become the leading cause…

  • How One Student’s Battle With A Rare Disease Led Her To Public Health

    [metaslider id=”75646″] By Zach Kluver, Texas A&M University Health Science Center Clarisa Medina was in seventh grade and about to have her tonsils removed when her family found out she had hemophilia. “The doctors said that there was a 50 percent chance of dying from the removal surgery, and my…

  • AACSB Reaccredits Mays Business School And Department Of Accounting

    By Kelli Levey Reynolds, Texas A&M University Mays Business School Mays Business School at Texas A&M University received its five-year accreditation renewal this week from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The renewal includes a separate accreditation of the Department of Accounting, making the college one of…

  • Mining For Gold With A Computer

    By Elizabeth Thomson, Texas A&M University College of Engineering Engineers from Texas A&M University and Virginia Tech report important new insights into nanoporous gold–a material with growing applications in several areas, including energy storage and biomedical devices–all without stepping into a lab. Instead of conducting any additional experiments, the…

  • Beaches Are Becoming Safer For Baby Sea Turtles, But Threats Await Them In The Ocean

    Juvenile Kemp’s ridley turtle equipped with a miniature solar-powered satellite transmitter to track its movements. (Florida FWC) By Pamela T. Plotkin, Texas Sea Grant, Texas A&M University, for The Conversation On beaches from North Carolina to Texas and throughout the wider Caribbean, one of nature’s great seasonal events is underway.

  • Architecture Grad Student Places In Prestigious International Design Competition

    By Sarah Wilson, Texas A&M University College of Architecture For his innovative design reinventing a small Canadian city’s downtown with a massive, 130,000-square-foot market and community space, Panwang Huo, a Texas A&M Master of Architecture student, placed third in the prestigious 2018 Lyceum Fellowship Competition, an annual international design…

  • Texas A&M Foundation Welcomes 11th Class Of Maroon Coats

    The Texas A&M Foundation welcomed 23 students into its 11th class of Maroon Coats during a coating ceremony on Sunday, April 15 at the Jon L. Hagler Center. (Texas A&M Foundation) By Dunae Crenwelge, Texas A&M Foundation The Texas A&M Foundation welcomed 23 students into its 11th class of Maroon Coats…

  • Texas A&M Campus Muster Ceremony Set For Saturday, April 21

    By Sam Peshek, Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications Editor’s note: Texas A&M University officials announced Wednesday, April 18 that the Campus Muster ceremony Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. will proceed as scheduled. Reed Arena doors will open for attendees at 6 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. Thousands…

  • Texas A&M Surpasses $3 Billion Milestone In $4 Billion Lead By Example Campaign

    By The Texas A&M Foundation As of March 31, Texas A&M University’s Lead by Example campaign has raised more than $3 billion of its $4 billion goal. The news comes six months ahead of campaign projections, which forecasted that the university would meet the $3 billion mark in late…

  • Spear Point Study Offers New Explanation Of How Early Humans Settled North America

    Spear points  with fluted edges prove that early inhabitants traveled all over North America. (Heather Smith) By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications Highlights Researchers found that early settlers in the emerging ice-free corridor of interior western Canada were traveled north to Alaska, not south from Alaska, as…