Media Advisory: PVAMU Stadium Groundbreaking set for Jan. 30

NEWS RELEASE PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – The Prairie View A&M University Department of Athletics will officially break ground on its 15,000-seat stadium and athletic complex during a public ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan 30. The ceremony will be held on the grounds south of the William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Building. WHEN: Friday, […]

Statement from John Sharp, Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, on Governor Greg Abbott’s New University Research Initiative

“Governor Abbott’s proposed University Research initiative is a brilliant way to move life-changing and game-changing research to Texas. It will help our universities reach their full potential and we applaud his vision.” About the A&M System The A&M System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of […]

Texas A&M System announces partnership with Cisco

NEWS RELEASE COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Chancellor John Sharp today announced a five-year agreement with Cisco to provide IT with support services solutions for The Texas A&M University System that will result in more than $3.7 million in savings over the length of the contract and increase the efficiency of the procurement office by managing […]

Texas A&M University System Announces Expansion of Chancellor’s Research Initiative

Innovative Program Now Includes All System Universities College Station, TX – John Sharp, Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today announced the expansion of the Chancellor’s Research Initiative across all System schools. Since 2013 the Chancellor’s Research Initiative (CRI), has provided one-time funds to Texas A&M University and Prairie View A&M University for the […]

Texas’ six chancellors of public higher education join forces in advance of legislative session

AUSTIN – With the 84th Legislative Session set to begin today, the chancellors of the state’s six public university systems are taking a unified stance on the need to adequately fund Texas higher education and ensure students have access to a college education. On Monday, the chancellors from the Texas A&M, Texas State, Texas Tech, […]

FUJIFILM completes acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics

Acquisition Enhances Texas’ Growing Reputation as a Global Biotechnology Leader Morrisville, North Carolina and College Station, Texas – FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. Inc. (FDBU), a FUJIFILM Corporation subsidiary, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics LLC, marking an important new chapter in the emergence of the Texas biosciences industry as a center […]

FUJIFILM Diosynth to announce completion of acquisition of A&M System-owned Kalon on Dec. 18

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO:                                     Texas Governor Rick Perry Shigehiro Nakajima, President and COO, FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation Yasuyuki Sugiura, President and CEO, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) Nozomu Takaoka, Japan Consul General in Houston Other representatives from FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Texas A&M and Kalon Biotherapeutics. WHAT: FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. Inc. (FDBU) will join with Kalon Biotherapeutics […]