July 31, 2014

Texas A&M System joins forces with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

NEWS RELEASE July 25, 2014 ROME, ITALY – The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing countries. Under the new agreement, the Texas A&M System and [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M University System 2014 Investment Showcase

NEWS RELEASE May 30, 2014 WHAT:  The Texas A&M University System is hosting the 2014 A&M System Investment Showcase. The event presents innovations by Texas A&M faculty currently being commercialized by the A&M System and provides New Venture opportunities for capital investors. WHEN:  Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Media availability will [...]

A&M System notice regarding UAS guidelines for Texas A&M University

NEWS RELEASE May 23, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M University System, in conjunction with the Federal Aviation Administration, provides notice of the legal guidelines relevant to the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in or around the campus of Texas A&M. The FAA regulates the safe operation of all UAS aircraft flights. [...]

Texas A&M System announces results of comprehensive administrative review

NEWS RELEASE May 9, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the results of a comprehensive administrative review conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The amount of money to be immediately redirected in to academics totaled $7.7 million with a cumulative potential of $203.9 million over the coming five years. [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M System to brief media on Kyle Field Redevelopment

NEWS RELEASE May 8, 2014 WHAT: The Texas A&M University System will provide a construction update on the redevelopment of Kyle Field for 2014.   WHEN:  Monday, May 12, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.   WHERE: The Bernard C. Richardson Zone at Kyle Field, Texas A&M University, 161 Wellborn Rd., College Station, TX Media may park [...]

$100 million Chancellor’s Research Initiative recruits four top scholars to Texas A&M Engineering

NEWS RELEASE May 7, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas— A $100 million fund at The Texas A&M University System known as the Chancellor’s Research Initiative (CRI) is credited for successfully attracting four world renowned scholars and researchers to elevate the engineering research portfolio: Christodoulos A. Floudas, professor of engineering and applied science, Princeton University; E.N. Pistikopoulos, [...]

Texas A&M University System Board of Regents to meet Thursday, May 1

NEWS RELEASE April 28, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas –The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday, May 1 at  9 a.m. in the Board Room in the Memorial Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University. The meeting will immediately recess to executive session and will reconvene in open session at [...]

Texas A&M System inventors receive Patent and Innovation Awards

NEWS RELEASE April 25, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, April 25, 2014 – Texas A&M Technology Commercialization today presented Patent Awards to individuals and teams who are currently employed by the A&M System and whose inventions were granted patent protection from the United States Patent & Trademark Office in 2013. “Our researchers are working diligently behind the [...]

Texas A&M University System announces IT Audit Report results

NEWS RELEASE April 17, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas— John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today announced that Deloitte Consulting, LLP has completed their study of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure throughout the A&M System. The study included 29 detailed recommendations with anticipated savings of $200 million over the next ten years or $20 [...]

Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M University Partner with Levy Restaurants

COLLEGE STATION, April 11, 2014 – Chancellor John Sharp and Texas A&M University Interim President Mark Hussey today announced a groundbreaking contract with Levy Restaurants to oversee food and hospitality operations in all athletic facilities, including Kyle Field, Blue Bell Park and Reed Arena. The athletic facilities were excluded from the prior agreement with Compass [...]