Spirit Magazine 2014

Spirit Magazine

The Spring 2014 issue of the Spirit Magazine is now available. This issue features stories from Texas A&M at Qatar to the newest Sterling C. Evans Medal recipients, Dorothy and Artie McFerrin '65 and Doug Pitcock Jr. '49.

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It’s elusive, ever-changing and means different things to different people, yet if it can be achieved, a product or trend can take off. It is “coolness” and according to researchers, including a Texas A&M University marketing professor, what makes something or someone cool is the breaking of certain kinds of rules. In their study “What […]

Regenerating bone to anchor dental implants
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:00:33 +0000
For patients who need dental implants, the process can seem especially daunting if they also need additional bone to support them. Previously this meant a separate surgery to acquire this bone through a graft from the patient’s jaw or hip and reposition it at the implant site. Thanks to a clinical inspiration by Dr. Marianela […]

The College of Education and Human Development offers numerous opportunities and volunteer activities for pre-service teachers to explore related to their major. Camp LIFE, an inclusive camping opportunity for children with disabilities, is one opportunity where students can gain field experience in a unique setting, serving as a camp counselor or volunteer. When volunteers arrive […]

Upgraded training ship carries Aggies to sea
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:00:07 +0000
The Texas A&M Maritime Academy’s TS General Rudder flagship training vessel recently departed for the first of two training cruises in the Gulf of Mexico. Part of summers-at-sea requirements, sailing on a training vessel prepares the academy’s cadets as merchant marine officers for a host of sea- and land-based careers. This summer, the vessel will take up to […]

Protecting the Red Sea’s Coral Reefs
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:00:26 +0000
The Red Sea is home to some of the world’s few remaining pristine coral reefs. These reefs are not only beautiful, but also extremely diverse with close to 300 species of hard coral recorded throughout the Red Sea. Of the 1,200 or so species of fish that call these reefs home, about 10% are found nowhere else. […]

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