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Parents' Weekend Aggie Muster: April 21 TED x TAMU: an independently organized TED event Artfest

Parents' Weekend

Take a trip to Aggieland and join us as we welcome Aggie parents to campus for a weekend full of fun events April 17-19.

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Aggie Muster: April 21

Texas A&M holds Aggie Muster, a time-honored celebration of Aggies who have served and set the stage for the university's current and future success.

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TED x TAMU: an independently organized TED event

This independently run TED conference offers students "ideas worth spreading." Four speakers have 18 minutes to present research, perspectives, and ideas.

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Artfest

Take a look a student artwork at ArtFest, the MSC Visual Arts Committee's annual student art competition.

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Boots Off the Ground: A 21st Century American Military

featuring Gen. Stan McChrystal, Amb. Ryan Crocker, and David Sanger

Event Type
Lecture
Date
Friday, November 8, 2013
Time
7:00 pm – 12:00 am
Description
In response to the changing shape of America's global enemy, Boots Off the Ground will explore how the United States has begun to shift from warfare based on manpower and overwhelming force to an increasing reliance on intelligence, instruments of cyber-warfare and the use of more precise military tactics. Gen. Stan McChrystal is Former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan. Ambassador Ryan Crocker served as U.S. Ambassador in the Middle East for over 20 years. David E. Sanger is the Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times and is a foreign policy specialist. This speaker panel will lend their perspectives on changes in the American military structure and how these changes will affect the United States in the coming decades. The program will include prepared remarks from each speakers, a panel exchange, and questions from the audience.
Sponsor
Memorial Student Center
Contact
Deryle Richmond
979-845-1515
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