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Bernanke reappointment likely, predicts Texas A&M economist

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke most likely will be reappointed when his term expires Jan. 31, predicts Thomas Saving, economics professor at Texas A&M University and director of the Private Enterprise Research Center.

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Lightning Strikes Everywhere, Especially In Houston, Texas A&M Prof Says

Posted: 06/04/2009 - It’s hardly a shocker, but it’s true: lightning can be a killer. With about 1,800 thunderstorms pounding Earth at any given moment, it means that lightning is striking somewhere about 50 times every second. And Houston still remains the lightning capital of Texas, averaging about 20 strikes per square mile and about 1,700 strikes just between June and August, says Richard Orville, an atmospheric sciences professor at Texas A&M University who has studied lightning for more than 30 years.

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Texas A&M’s Transportation Services Wins Prestigious International Award

Posted: 06/04/2009 - Texas A&M University and its Transportation Services department have been named the “Parking Organization of the Year” by the International Parking Institute (IPI), marking the first time a university has been recognized for this prestigious international award

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Murano: A&M Fares Well in Texas Legislature

Updated: 06/04/2009 - COLLEGE STATION, June 4, 2009 – In contrast to reports of financial challenges in higher education elsewhere around the nation, Texas A&M University and other public institutions of higher learning in Texas fared well in funding during the legislative session.

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Texas A&M hosts Czech heritage conference

Posted: 06/03/2009 - Texas A&M University is hosting the 2009 Regional Conference of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU) June 5-7, 2009 at the Memorial Student Center.

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Texas A&M History Prof Wins Baseball Writing Award

Updated: 06/02/2009 - David Vaught, professor of history at Texas A&M University and an expert on baseball and its origins, has been selected as one of this year’s winners of the McFarland-Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) Award for an essay he wrote in a 2008 book, "Baseball in America and America in Baseball," published in 2008 by Texas A&M University Press.

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Gov. Perry Appoints New Student Regent for A&M System

Posted: 06/02/2009 - Hunter Bollman of Katy has been appointed by Gov. Rick Perry as the newest student regent for The Texas A&M University System, effective today. Bollman is the fourth student to serve on the Board of Regents since the governor created the position in 2006. He replaces Anthony Cullins of Dallas.

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A&M Study: Climate Change Will Increase Hurricane Flooding on TX Coast

Updated: 06/01/2009 - (Galveston)Leading Texas A&M University engineering researchers have released a new, peer-reviewed study finding that climate change will markedly increase hurricane-related flooding and storm damages on the Texas coast in the city of Corpus Christi.

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Aggie Fans Show Team Spirit in Fort Worth

Updated: 05/30/2009 - If the BCS community seems a little less crowded this weekend, it may be because many of the Aggie faithful are in Fort Worth supporting the baseball team.

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Former A&M Lecturer Accused in Scheme

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A former adjunct professor at Texas A&M is accused of taking part in a trading scheme that authorities say defrauded investors out of more than $19 million.

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Tuition Rates Up for Discussion at A&M, Austin

Updated: 05/21/2009 - The great tuition rate debate is underway, both in Austin and College Station. Thursday, the Texas A&M System Board of Regents began hearing needs from all its campuses.

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A&M Professor Appointed To Department Of Interior

Updated: 05/21/2009 - Texas A&M professor Dr. Robert G. Stanton was appointed as the deputy assistant secretary of the policy, management and budget for the U.S. Department of the Interior Thursday.

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