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A&M-Texarkana Will Not Hold Master Gardener Event in January 2020

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana
and the Bowie County Master Gardeners have announced that there will not be a
Master Gardeners Event on campus in the month of January. The next scheduled
event will take place on February 10th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00
p.m. in University Center Room 326. For more information contact Emily
Newsome at 903.223.3039 or Teresa Slack at 903.831.7494. Contact Bowie County
Master Gardener President Steve Walls at mgstevew@gmail.com for program information. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana’s Red River Center for Regional History and Culture to Host Screening of Football Documentary

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Red River Center for Regional History and Culture will be screening the football documentary “The Big Shootout” from 2:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7th in University Center room 217. Mike Looney, author and producer of “The Big Shootout” will be joining the screening for discussion of the book and movie. “The Big
Shootout” is a film about the 1969 football game between the Texas Longhorns
and the Arkansas Razorbacks, which many have dubbed “The Game of the Century.”
On December 9th the number one ranked Texas Longhorns played number
two ranked Arkansas in a Southwest Conference game in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Longhorns won the game 15-14 and would go on to win The Cotton Bowl and be
crowned National Champions. In addition
to author and producer Mike Looney there will also be several players from the
game on hand to join in the discussion and answer questions. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana to Host Annual Holiday Event on December 7th

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University and the Office of Student Life will be hosting their annual holiday celebration, Eagle Wonderland, on Saturday, December 7th from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. The event will take place in the University Center and is free and open to the public. The 2019 edition of Eagle
Wonderland will feature free photos with Santa, a station to write and mail
letters to Santa, Christmas crafts, stuff-a-critter, and free hot chocolate and
cookies. For more information contact
Celeste McNiel, Director of Student Life at 903.223.1351 or celeste.mcniel@tamut.edu. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana and Bowie County Master Gardeners to Present Program on Growing Cool Season Crops

TEXARKANA, Texas –  Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Bowie
County Master Gardeners will present a program titled “Growing Cool Season
Crops and How to Have Your Own Hoop House” on Monday, November 11th. The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in University Center
room 326. The class is free and open to the public and reservations are not
required. The program will be conducted by
James Lamb, a current Arkansas Master Gardener and Plant Pathology Technician
at the University of Arkansas Experimental Station in Hope, Arkansas. The
discussion will feature tips on which crops can reap plentiful harvests in cold
weather, as well as tips on how and when to plant seeds to ensure your spring
crops thrive. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana and Texarkana Symphony Orchestra Hold Chamber Music Series Concert

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana
and the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra will be holding the second Chamber Music
Series concert of the season on Monday, November 11th. The concert
will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the Tri-State Iron & Metal Atrium on the 3rd
floor of the University Center building. The concert is free and open to the
public. The program includes
music for piano trio by Sergei Rachmaninov and Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky.  Featured guest artist is David Fung, piano,
along with TSO’s assistant concertmaster, Diana Norwood and TSO’s principal
cellist, Brett Andrews.  “TSO is pleased to partner again with Texas A&M
University-Texarkana to bring great classical music to the A&M campus” said
TSO Executive Director R. Andrew Clark. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana to Receive $250,000 Grant from AEP Foundation

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Officials from Texas A&M
University-Texarkana and Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) will
gather in TAMUT’s building for Academic and Student Services Friday, November 8th
to announce a $250,000 grant from the American Electric Power Foundation to the
university’s College of Business, Engineering, and Technology. The event will
include a check presentation and will feature remarks from TAMUT administration
and faculty as well as representatives from SWEPCO. The announcement will take
place at 10:00 a.m. in room 247 of the Building for Academic and Student
Services. The grant will be used to construct a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) lab and will be completed in two phases. The first phase of the CAD lab will contain 24 state-of-the-art CAD workstations and an instructor lecture workstation. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Psychology Lab Seeks Research Participants

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Psychology lab is looking for adult
volunteers to participate in a research experiment on the TAMUT campus that is
investigating the jury selection process. The experiment consists of a brief
questionnaire and short visual activity that can be completed in about 40
minutes. Participants will be compensated with a $10 Visa gift card. “In our research, we are discovering new factors
that influence prosecutors’ decisions in the jury selection process. It is
exciting that participants in our research can help inform public policy
regarding jury selection procedures in the criminal justice system,” said Dr.
Dana Leighton, TAMUT Associate Professor of Psychology. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana to Host Lecture on “Scent and Mental Health”

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana
and the Program for Learning And Community Engagement (PLACE) are holding a
lecture titled “Scent and Mental Health” with Dr. Ben Neuman on Monday, October
28th. The event will take place from 3:00 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. in
University Center room 217. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Ben Neuman is an Associate
Professor of Biology and Chair of Biological Sciences at TAMUT. His program
will include a first-year biology lecture about the connection between what we
smell, attractiveness, and mental health. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana and PLACE Host Fall Keynote Speaker

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Program for Learning and
Community Engagement (PLACE) are hosting Canadian author Anne T. Donahue as the
PLACE fall keynote speaker to discuss her book, Nobody Cares. The work is a collection of frank, funny, personal
essays about work, failure, friendship, and the messy business of being alive
in your twenties or thirties. The event will take place Tuesday, October 22nd
from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in University Center’s Eagle Hall. This event is
free and open to the public. Anne T. Donahue is
a writer from Cambridge, Ontario. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Campus Activities Board Brings Comedian to Campus

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M
University-Texarkana’s Campus Activities Board is bringing comedian Daniel
Franzese to campus on October 21st for a performance benefitting the
university’s new food pantry, The Eagle Pantry. Best known for his role as Damian in Mean Girls, Daniel
Franzese was also the lead of other indie cult classics Bully & I Spit On
Your Grave. He was most recently a series regular on Mark Gordon’s ABC series,
Conviction. Prior to that he was a series regular on the Freeform series Recovery
Road. A self-proclaimed momma’s boy from Brooklyn, his upbeat high-energy
stand-up comedy act captures his amazing and quirky life in the entertainment
industry, as well as hilarious stories about his New York parents. Continue Reading →

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