Texas A&M http://tpr.org en How To Keep Tuition & Fees From Climbing On Your Child's Academic Future http://tpr.org/post/how-keep-tuition-fees-climbing-your-childs-academic-future <p>The state’s prepaid college tuition program known as the <a href="http://www.texastuitionpromisefund.com/" target="_blank">Texas Tuition Promise Fund </a>began its open enrollment this month.</p><p>This is the sixth year for the fund that gives parents the opportunity to lock in tomorrow's college tuition costs at Texas public colleges and universities at today's prices.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:07:33 +0000 Eileen Pace 18483 at http://tpr.org How To Keep Tuition & Fees From Climbing On Your Child's Academic Future Johnny Football Bigger Than The State Of Texas Itself http://tpr.org/post/johnny-football-bigger-state-texas-itself <p></p><p><strong>Texas Matters:</strong> The embattled Texas school finance system continues to discriminate against districts in poorer areas. Right now the Johnny Manziel autograph controversy is one of the biggest storylines in sports, and Texas Monthly explores his role as an American anti-hero. Also on this episode: Texas contract workers have little protection from injury and wage theft, but the Workers Defense Project is trying to change that. Sunday is the 200th anniversary of the "tremendous slaughter" that was the Battle of Medina.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 18:26:45 +0000 David Martin Davies 16804 at http://tpr.org Johnny Football Bigger Than The State Of Texas Itself A&M OKs $450M Remodel Of Kyle Field Into Texas' Biggest Stadium http://tpr.org/post/am-oks-450m-remodel-kyle-field-texas-biggest-stadium <strong>Update</strong>: The Texas A&#38;M Board of Regents approved the university’s $450 million plan to redevelop Kyle Field into the biggest stadium in Texas (by seating capacity). Demolition work on the existing stadium is slated to begin in November this year, with plans for a grand opening in time for the 2015 football season.<p>You can <a href="http://www.aggieathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27300&#38;ATCLID=207507161">read a press release</a>, and <a href="http://kylefield.com/photo-gallery">view a photo gallery here</a>.<p><strong>Original post</strong> (May 1): Football is big at Texas A&#38;M and it could be getting bigger – even bigger than it is at UT Austin.<p> Thu, 02 May 2013 17:15:20 +0000 Andrew Weber 10704 at http://tpr.org A&M OKs $450M Remodel Of Kyle Field Into Texas' Biggest Stadium $91 Million Vaccine Manufacturing Facility Coming To Texas A&M http://tpr.org/post/91-million-vaccine-manufacturing-facility-coming-texas-am <p>Texas is the next expansion state for the development of flu vaccines, thanks to a <a href="http://tamutimes.tamu.edu/2013/03/26/texas-am-system-and-glaxosmithkline-receive-u-s-government-approval-to-establish-influenza-vaccine-facility-in-texas/" target="_blank">$91 million federally-funded program</a>.</p><p><a href="http://us.gsk.com/" target="_blank">GlaxoSmithKline</a> will use the facility at Texas A&amp;M to work on the next generation of flu vaccines, based on a trademarked proprietary cell-culture line instead of using fertilized chicken eggs.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:45:28 +0000 Eileen Pace 8763 at http://tpr.org $91 Million Vaccine Manufacturing Facility Coming To Texas A&M Why Do People Drive Distracted When They Know It's Dangerous? http://tpr.org/post/why-do-people-drive-distracted-when-they-know-its-dangerous <p>USAA has teamed up with Texas A&amp;M to find out why people take their eyes off the road when they don’t have to.</p><p>The cooperative survey is an attitudinal study designed to learn what behaviors distract drivers, and why they continue to engage in distracted driving even when they know it’s dangerous.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:47:18 +0000 Eileen Pace 5747 at http://tpr.org Why Do People Drive Distracted When They Know It's Dangerous?