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Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
August 2012 Newsletter

Welcome Back!

We’re kicking off the start of the semester with big news and big plans, so grab your calendar, this is going to be a busy year! We’re welcoming new and returning students, faculty and staff on August 29 with an ice cream social. Then, we’ll be honoring our outstanding faculty and staff on September 12 at our first ever college awards ceremony. And it doesn’t end there, the second annual tailgate is coming up on September 29, and we hope you’ll be there to help support the Aggies as we take on the Razorbacks. We’ve got these events and much more in store for Fall 2012! Read More →

Making Headlines

NMR Magnet

Molecular Research Goes Through the Roof

A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer dropped in, literally, raising research to a new level. Read More →
Thought for Food Challenge

Aggies Tackle Thought for Food Challenge

An Aggie team wins top prize at an international agriculture competition by uprooting the status quo.
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Distinguished Alumni

2012 Distinguished Alumni Announced

Graduates of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences lead in the awards.
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What's New

COADC scholarships 

Agriculture Match:
A One-of-a-Kind Scholarship Program

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Alumni Robert and Doris Kensing Give to Agriculture

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scholarship opportunities 

People They Want to Hire:
Ag Student Mollie Lastovica Shares Her Success Story

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Doug Steele

Awards and Appointments

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Mark Your Calendar

August 21
Lecture: A Teaching-Research-Industry-Learning Framework for Agricultural Sciences

August 25
Exhibit Opening: Genome – The Secret of How Life Works

August 27
First Day of Fall 2012 Semester

August 29
Back to School Ice Cream Social

September 1-8
MSC Fall Grand Opening Celebration


September 6
Academic Convocation

September 12
Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards Ceremony

September 21
Association of Former Students Distinguished Alumni Gala

September 27-29
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Development Council Fall Meeting

September 29
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Second Annual Tailgate


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