Spirit Magazine 2014

Spirit Magazine

In the summer 2014 issue of Spirit magazine, read more about the Aggie International Ambassadors, a memorial scholarship established for a Vietnam War vet, study abroad programs, the Center for Teaching Excellence and more!

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The safety and security of women are critical to the spread of democracy, says Texas A&M University professor Valerie Hudson and, thanks in part to her efforts, Texas A&M has become home to the largest and most comprehensive database on the global status of women. The WomanStats Project,http://womanstats.org, helps researchers and policy-makers understand the link between the […]

Dr. Jonathan Levine’s research on spinal cord injuries in dogs may one day help humans with similar injuries. The United States Department of Defense seems to think so, as they have funded a large-scale, three-year clinical trial of dogs with injuries resulting from intervertebral disc herniation. While humans with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) usually sustain […]

A decade after first identifying serum amyloid P (SAP) as a key protein in human blood that controls routine tissue-related processes from scarring to healing, two Texas A&M University scientists and the biotechnology company they co-founded continue to make encouraging progress in the fight against fibrotic disease, a broad class of chronic conditions associated with […]

No-Win Waterscapes
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:00:04 +0000
Most Americans take for granted the ability to turn on a faucet when thirsty or to fill a pot for cooking. But a Texas A&M researcher has found that segments of the population, especially along the Texas-Mexican border, exist in a “no-win waterscape,” with no easy access to clean water, no ability to pay for […]

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing has announced plans for a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.-FNP) graduate program. This program was recently approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is expected to launch in January 2015, pending final approval from the Texas Board of Nursing. […]

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