Posted: 11:28 AM COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 25, 2013—Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that the annual economic impact of the A&M System in the Bryan/College Station area has surpassed the $4 billion milestone for the first time—and has almost doubled in a decade. For calendar year 2012, the estimated Texas A&M impact on the entire Research Valley was $4.3 billion, an increase of more than $540 million from 2011 levels and $2.2 billion more than 2002, a 95.7 percent gain.
Updated: 9:19 AM 25 by 25 is a transformational program to increase access for qualified students to pursue engineering education at Texas A&M University to an enrollment of 25,000 engineering students by 2025.
Posted: 11:50 AM Three hundred ninety-seven miles of beaches; an abundant source of vacation activities; ample fishing, waterfowl hunting, and birding; major ports that are the economic engine of the community; commercial fisheries—this is the Texas Gulf Coast, an abundance of natural resources with an economic interplay critical to the state of Texas.
Posted: 11:38 AM Two Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center organizations will offer Aggies an innovative way to begin the spring semester – donating blood or a book to the Half Blood Prints Drive scheduled for Jan. 22.
Updated: 1:05 PM To show how different MBA programs use social media to attract new students, the business organization Online MBA Page.com has published a list of the 100 most social friendly MBA schools. While these students were mastering business administration, they were also mastering social media.
Posted: 9:46 AM The Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs at the George Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, will host a lecture and discussion of a new book, Into the Desert – Reflections on the Gulf War edited by Jeffrey A. Engel on Jan. 30.
Updated: 2:53 PM COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 17, 2013 – Carla A. Hills, who served as United States Trade Representative from 1989-1993 under President George H.W. Bush, will speak at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on Jan. 28.
Posted: 1:32 PM COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 17, 2013 – Texas A&M University-- specifically its Department of Health & Kinesiology (HLKN) – has been named the “most visible research institution” during the last 20 years by the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
Updated: 11:56 AM A portion of the funding for Kyle Field's massive redevelopment includes a plan to increase the hotel/motel tax rate in Brazos County, an increase once reserved for a now-shelved College Station project, a source tells News 3.