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Texas A&M University System Board of Regents to discuss tuition for universities at meeting

Texas A & M University

By ALLEN REED The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet to consider guaranteed tuition for its universities. The board is set to approve the budget for the system, its universities and its agencies with the exception of Texas A&M, which had its budget set at the previous meeting. The fiscal year 2015 system budget includes state-mandated fixed ... Read More »

Princeton Review names Texas A&M A ‘Green College’ coincide with Earth Day

Texas A & M University

Just in time for Earth Day Princeton Review has named Texas A&M University as one of the nation’s “Green Colleges” in its 2014 college guide. Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), profiles schools in the U.S. and two in Canada and noted that Texas A&M “demonstrates exemplary commitments to ... Read More »

Chattanooga area universities mull exchange program with Taiwan institute

National Pingtung Institute of Commerce

A new marriage between Chattanooga’s universities and Taiwan’s National Pingtung Institute of Commerce could open a three-year exchange program between the two schools that potentially would add jobs and boost tourism in the Chattanooga area. Chattanooga State Community College, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Adventist University each intend to court new students and faculty from abroad and ... Read More »

Texas A and M engineering students to collaborate with NASA

NASA Johnson Space Center

Engineers from NASA’s Johnson Space Center will be collaborating with students in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) Program at Texas A&M University to develop space-qualified hardware systems. NASA is looking to expand the capabilities of its Modular Integrated Stackable Layer (MISL) platform while Texas A&M students and faculty will gain valuable experience working with state-of-the-art technologies. The Command and ... Read More »

Texas A and M Engineering programs continue to rise in U.S. News Rankings

Dwight Look College of Engineering

Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering continues to move up in rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best graduate degree programs in engineering, now ranking in a sixth-place tie among public universities and tied for 11th place overall. Texas A&M programs in public affairs, business, education, science and the social sciences and humanities also are ... Read More »

Universities might have to limit monitoring, set social media policies in stone under proposal


In an age when voluntarily sharing one’s intimate information on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites is common, a proposal to limit what content universities have access to seems out of step. But state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, said there should be a limit to the power university administrators have over students in Texas, where there is no law ... Read More »

Habib University Foundation establishes Habib University

Habib University Foundation is establishing Habib University, a distinctive liberal arts and sciences university that will provide a well-rounded education to outstanding students from Pakistan and the region. The university intends to open its representative office soon in Dubai to attract regional students and will be participating in all the major education fairs in the UAE. The University has a ... Read More »

Texas universities considering tuition increases

Students at most campuses in the University of Texas and Texas A&M University systems would pay more in tuition next fall under proposals scheduled to be voted on by their governing boards this week. A plan to raise tuition at the University of Texas at Austin by an average 2.6 percent for resident undergraduates and up to 3.6 percent for ... Read More »

Forensic sciences program at Texas A&M receives five-year accreditation

Texas A&M University now has a bachelor’s program like no other in the state. The bachelor’s of science degree in forensic and investigative science has been awarded full accreditation by the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) for five years, from January 2012 to January 2017. “This is big news,” said Dr. Jeffrey Tomberlin, assistant professor in the department ... Read More »

Class rank matters to many Texas universities

Representatives from eight Texas universities shed light on the way they select students during a recent discussion about class ranking with Spring Branch school district trustees, who are pondering what to do regarding the ranking of students. While Rice, Texas Tech, Sam Houston State, Texas State, Texas A&M, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas and University ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes