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Texas Forests Provide $93 Billion In Environmental Benefits Each Year

Posted: 10/09/2013 - It’s easy to figure out how much a tree is worth when it is harvested for lumber, paper or firewood. But what about when it’s still standing tall in the forest, providing shade on sunny days, giving homes to woodland animals and helping clean the air you breathe and the water you drink?

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Texas A&M Scientists Celebrate Nobel Prize For Higgs Discovery

Posted: 10/08/2013 - A group of physicists from Texas A&M University are basking in the worldwide glow of big science, based on their critical supporting role along with thousands of scientists across the globe in the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded Tuesday by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert to recognize their work developing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, credited for giving elementary particles mass.

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A&M Students 'BUILD' New Campus Tradition

Updated: 10/12/2013 - Texas A&M students are not only building a house, but hope to build a new Aggie tradition. A new Texas A&M organization named BUILD has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to build a house for one Bryan family.

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Profiles In Student Leadership: Joseph Puente, Texas A&M Student Senate

Posted: 10/08/2013 - As Aggies celebrate 50 Years of Inclusion − recognizing the formal admission of women and African-Americans into Texas A&M University − Aggie Joseph Puente, a student senator and executive director of the Hispanic Presidents' Council, reflects on the university's diversity efforts, what leadership means in today's society and his hopes for future Aggies.

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Texas A&M Student Carries On Father’s Legacy After Helicopter Crash On Campus Claimed His Life

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Texas A&M University student Caitlyn Mitts says the feeling is bittersweet whenever she passes by Duncan Field, a grassy area on the south side of campus where the Corps of Cadets drills. It was there on Jan. 12, 2009 at about 3 p.m. that a Black Hawk helicopter flying a training mission crashed shortly after takeoff. Five people were inside the chopper when it went down, including Mitts’ father, 42-year-old Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Charles Mitts, who died from his injuries at a Houston hospital two days later.

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Texas A&M System joins the College Credit for Heroes Initiative

Updated: 10/08/2013 - COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 8, 2013 – The Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) College Credit for Heroes initiative reached a milestone today when TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Ronny Congleton and Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp jointly announced that the A&M System has joined College Credit for Heroes, a statewide program that seeks to maximize the award of college credits to veterans and service members for their military training. The announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the 5th Annual Military Friendly Symposium, hosted by Texas A&M University in College Station.

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Texas A&M To Add Medal Of Honor Recipient To Hall Of Honor In November

Updated: 10/08/2013 - COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 8, 2013 – Clarence E. Sasser, who was presented the Medal of Honor in 1969 for his service in Vietnam and subsequently attended Texas A&M University on a scholarship offered by then President James Earl Rudder, will have his name and likeness added to the university’s Medal of Honor Hall of Honor.

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StoryCorps Catalogs Aggie Veterans' Experiences

Updated: 09/26/2013 - Members of the Texas A&M family that have served their country have been taken part in a nationwide effort to record first-hand accounts of their experiences.

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G. Rollie White Bricks on Sale

Updated: 09/25/2013 - G. Rollie White Coliseum came tumbling down in recent weeks. Now, Aggies and Aggie fans have the chance to own pieces of it.

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Study Abroad Celebrates Historic 3,000-Plus Students In 2012-2013

Posted: 09/23/2013 - More than 3,000 Texas A&M University students registered for international experiences in 2012-13 ̶ breaking an historic milestone – and setting a new record for the university as officially tracked by the Study Abroad Programs Office. According to Pamela R. Matthews, vice provost for academic affairs, that is a record worth celebrating.

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A&M Celebrates 'Hallmark' Anniversary

Updated: 09/14/2013 - It's a milestone finally reached for Aggies; celebrating 50 years of inclusion at Texas A&M. Living and learning at a university that no longer defines people by what they look like.

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