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6 hrs ago | Chron

Texas A&M won't lose license over unattended nuclear reactor

Texas A&M University's nuclear engineering program has two nuclear reactors. See the other U.S. locations which house nuclear reactors and learn more about their programs ... Which is scarier - the fact that a nuclear reactor sits less than 100 miles from downtown Houston or that someone at Texas A&M University left it inadequately monitored for a ... (more)


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, College Station, TX

16 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Doctors Can Go Back To Tech School - InformationWeek

Texas A&M-Dell academy to launch later this year aims to train medical pros on the latest healthcare technology -- and serve doctors moving into IT roles.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Medicaid

22 hrs ago | Pravda

For Nigerian girls, education is the key that opens doors to progress

Raised in Nigeria, Nnenna Agba gained popularity when she went on the widely watched television show America's Next Top Model.


Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WT names new VP of business affairs

Sherri Bays, who recently served as vice president of business affairs at Western New Mexico University, will take on the same position at West Texas A&M University in September, pending the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents' approval.


Related Topix: Western New Mexico University, West Texas A&M University

WT campus minister receives servant leader award

After decades of service in campus ministry, a servant leader award in honor of Jim Brinkerhoff was established at the Campus for Christ Conference held July 24 through Sunday at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., and the first recipient was a campus minister at West Texas A&M University.


Related Topix: Lipscomb University, West Texas A&M University, Auburn University, Rutgers University

Universe Today

Hubble Spots Farthest Lensing Galaxy Yet

These Hubble Space Telescope images reveal the most distant cosmic lens yet found, a massive elliptical galaxy whose powerful gravity is magnifying the light from a faraway galaxy behind it.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Astronomy, Science

The Victoria Advocate

Years ago for Sunday, Aug 03, 2014

Aug. 7 - The Victoria National Bank received a telegram from a bank in San Antonio about three o'clock this afternoon stating that 13 cents was being bid for cotton today in Liverpool.


Related Topix: Victoria, TX, Palacios, TX, Camp Hulen, TX


First Fish Camp Session Set to Depart Friday From Reed Arena

Two milestones will mark Texas A&M University's Fish Camp for 2014 - this is the 60th anniversary for the institution's unique orientation program and it will be attended by a record 6,500 Aggie freshmen.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

Cost of college an elusive target

Every financial advice and money management publication and website seems to have its own take on which colleges and universities in the U.S. give the biggest bang for the buck - something every parent sending a kid to college wants to know.


Related Topix: Babson College, Webb Institute, University of Florida


7/31/2014 - Texas AgriLife Research Scientists Study Drought-Stricken Trees

Three AgriLife Research scientists in the Texas A&M University ecosystem science and management department in College Station have been approved for a three-year, $347,426 grant under the Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science program operated by NASA.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, College Station, TX

The Wilson County News

Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 4-6

Post a comment Contributed Cattle operations require good fences, and learning how to build and carry out their maintenance will be one of several featured demonstrations at the 60th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 4-6, on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station.


Related Topix: College Station, TX

Wed Jul 30, 2014


National Hurricane Center's Message for the Brazos Valley

Chief Meteorologist Shel Winkley joined the KBTX weather team in October of 2009.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Meteorology, Science, Bryan College, Tornado

Business Journal

Rice University is the top school in Texas, Forbes and Money say

Rice University in Houston ranked No. 32 on Forbes' seventh-annual "Top Colleges" list and No.


Related Topix: Texas, Rice University, University of Houston


Texas A&M Practices Active Shooter Simulation For Emergency Preparedness

More than 100 first responders, students and Texas A&M employees played a part in an active shooter simulation at the College of Veterinary Medicine where a gunman opened fire.


Cleveland Daily Banner

Dorman to deliver address at Lee: Commencement set to start at

Dr. Steve Dorman, president of Georgia College & State University, will deliver the commencement address at Lee University's summer commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 2, in Conn Center.


Related Topix: University of Georgia Georgia College, State University, AR, Lee University, University of Florida, University of Tennessee

The Washington Post

Opinion: SOCOM chiefa s move to university life inspires veterans

Editor's note: On occasion, Checkpoint will feature work from U.S. service members and veterans.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Hurlburt Field, FL, US Air Force, Columbia University, University of Texas at Austin, Opinion

Texas Tribune

Gates: McRaven "a Great Appointment" for UT

As Admiral William H. McRaven prepares to become the next chancellor of the University of Texas System after three years as the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, few can understand his situation as well as Robert Gates.


Related Topix: Texas, Robert Gates, George Bush, Osama bin Laden, University of Texas at Austin

Whidbey News-Times

Admiralty anchor arrives in Texas

Researchers at Texas A&M University are now examining an anchor recovered from Admiralty Inlet last month to see if it is, as believed by those who recovered it, the anchor that broke off a ship in Capt.


Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Port Townsend, WA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The SA Rocks Blog

Elora & Gasoline Alley

"Teen Stars Elora & Gasoline Alley are in Corpus Christi, Texas working with Chica's Rock Music Summer Camp at Texas A & M University from July 27 - Aug 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Corpus Christi, TX, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Southwest Farm Press

Searcy elected to Texas Plant Protection Association board

Dr. Stephen Searcy, head of the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the Texas Plant Protection Association board of directors Dr. Stephen Searcy, head of the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the Texas Plant Protection ... (more)


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science