Chancellor Sharp to Speak with Texas Monthly in Austin about Texas A&M’s Contract to Manage Los Alamos National Laboratory

Also, Chancellor To Introduce New Lab Director

What: A conversation with Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp and Carlos Sanchez, the News and Politics editor at Texas Monthly. Chancellor Sharp will talk about how the Texas A&M System secured the $2.5 billion annual contract, which also includes the University of California and Battelle Memorial Institute, to care for the U.S.’s nuclear arsenal.

Chancellor Sharp also will introduce Thom Mason, the incoming director of the Los Alamos Lab. Dr. Mason has not yet discussed Los Alamos publicly.

Reporters will have an opportunity to ask questions.

When: 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Where: Headliner’s Club, 221 West 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, McBee Room, 20th Floor

About The Texas A&M University System
The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $4.7 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities and seven state agencies, the Texas A&M System educates more than 152,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceeded $972 million in FY 2016 and helped drive the state’s economy.

Contact: Laylan Copelin
Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications
(512) 289-2782 cell


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