Quantcast

Latest Texas A&M University System Stories

2014-08-10 23:01:52

Over $530,000 in awarded funds will help WTAMU purchase previously unavailable technology and build institution-wide research infrastructure. Canyon, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) is the recipient of two Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grants totaling more than $530,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The awards represent a major coup for the University, as the NSF receives thousands of applications and only 175 proposals are selected...

2014-06-17 12:29:33

AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, and Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center, along with Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, today announced the launch of the Healthy Texas Initiative as part of the newly created Texas A&M Institute for Public Health Improvement. The combined efforts of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will...

2014-05-09 12:22:11

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. "There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to development, decreased freshwater inflow or hurricanes," said Quentin Hall, a researcher with...

2014-03-13 16:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continued its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight missions this week over South Texas ranchland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120502/DC99584LOGO Researchers have been conducting missions twice a day with the University's RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and...

2014-03-03 16:22:33

HOUSTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Restoration is the focus of the third "State of the Gulf of Mexico" summit to be held in Houston, in March, by the Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. "The Gulf of Mexico is our nation's most vital marine resource and the ninth largest body of water in the world," said Dr. Larry McKinney, Director of HRI. "This summit will bring together Gulf state leaders in government,...

2013-12-30 12:20:15

Video: http://youtu.be/Pygs5sswvqE CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), based on a statewide proposal led by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) "We are proud to be a part of this historic moment in aviation history," said Dr. Flavius...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
Related