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Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
May 2013 Newsletter
 

Congratulations to our 2013 College Awards Recipients!

As the academic year wraps up, our schedules have been packed with awards ceremonies and end-of-the-year banquets. This year has proven to be a monumental year for the college, as we've been extremely well represented in all awards categories, campus-wide! Here are some of our 2013 award recipients for faculty, staff and student awards. Congratulations to all!

Student Awards
All-University Awards
Senior Merit Awards

Faculty and Staff Awards
Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award at the University Level
College of Engineering Faculty Fellows
The Gail W. and David P. Marion ’65 Teaching Award
Honor Professor Award
Presidential Advising Awards

Making Headlines

Join in the Discussion on LinkedIn

In the last newsletter, we asked for your thoughts on the Grand Challenges - and the response was so great, we started a LinkedIn Group to continue the discussion!
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Gonzalez receives national honor

Dr. Carlos F. Gonzalez received the 2013 Legend Award from the National Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences.
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Farmers vs. cities in the war for water

Dr. Ronald Kaiser speaks to Marketplace about water laws in the West, which often give priority to who used a water source first, often farmers.
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What's New

Molly Jahn 


DuPont Pioneer leader encourages students to ‘spread the word’

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Texas A&M students recognized as Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars

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Metcalf 

Texas A&M aquaculture facility celebrates 40 years of service

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From horticulture to foreign policy: Davies to serve as Jefferson Science Fellow

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Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendar

May 6
Join us for a Blue Bell Lecture on Food policy and trade by Robert L. Thompson of Johns Hopkins University

May 23
Join in the Grand Challenges Discussion

May 24
Nominate a faculty member, staff member or student for the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards! Nominations are due May 24.

May 24
Nominate someone you know for the Aggie 100! Nominations are due May 24.

Now Thru July 5
Exhibit: "Genome: The Secret of How Life Works"

June 10-14
The 2013 Texas 4-H Roundup will be on campus! Check it out at texas4-h.tamu.edu/roundup.

October 17-19
The Fall COADC meeting will take place in College Station. To learn more, visit agrilife.org/coadc.

October 19
The 3rd Annual College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Tailgate will be taking place here on campus, so mark your calendar and get ready to BTHO Auburn!

Photo of the Month

A Visit with Clayton Williams, Jr.
Clayton Williams, namesake of the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center, and students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences gig ‘em during his visit on February 27.

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