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Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | May 2022

READ The WWI Origins of the Poppy as a Remembrance Symbol | History The Remembrance Day symbolism of the poppy started with a poem written by a World War I brigade surgeon who was struck by the sight of the red flowers growing on a ravaged battlefield. WATCH The Habits of Happiness | TED2004 What […]

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Continuous Learning | May 2022

CVMBS, Fort Hood Army Post Offer Equine CE Event For Veterinary Corps | CVMBS Communications A continuing education event at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) gave 34 United States Army Veterinary Corps (VC) members from across the country the opportunity to learn about equine medicine from CVMBS experts. Story […]

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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion | May 2022

Aggies Rally Against Sexual Violence During Take Back the Night | Texas A&M Today The university came together with community and student organizations to show support for survivors of sexual violence and highlight prevention efforts. Story by Lesley Henton, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications, published April 8, 2022.

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Diversity & Inclusion Events | May 2022

Holidays and Celebrations Month-long Observances | May 2022  Haitian Heritage Month  Indian Heritage Month  Jewish-American Heritage Month  Mental Health Month  National Asian American and South Pacific Islander Heritage Month  Older Americans Month  South Asian American Heritage Month 5/03/2022 Eid al-Fitr (Muslim): Islamic festival that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting when […]

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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion | April 2022

Continuing A Legacy Of Selfless Service | Texas A&M Today Texas A&M doctoral student Mason Alexander-Hawk ’24 learned of her relation to Sen. Matthew Gaines while advocating for his statue on the campus he helped establish. Story by Caitlin Clark… 4/06/2022 Lavender Graduation Celebration 6:00pm – 8:00pm CDT | TAMU Rudder Theater Lavender Graduation is designed to support an […]

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Continuous Learning | April 2022

“Ok, I Know Better. How Do I Do Better?”: Applying Critical Consciousness in Higher Education While Simultaneously Holding the Roles of Student and Employee Presenters: Rafael Almanzar, MS, Academic Advisor III, Office for Student Success, Texas A&M University—College Station, TX;  Patrice French, MSW, Manager, Organization Development & Diversity Initiatives, Texas A&M University—College Station, TX;  Neil […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | April 2022

READ How Online Gaming Can Possibly Help Mental Health, CEHD Researcher Finds | Texas A&M University, College of Education & Human Development With the rise of technology and lack of in-person interaction due to the COVID-19 virus, people have started to search for personal connections through video game online networks… WATCH Improving your Diversity IQ […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Events | April 2022

Holidays and Celebrations April 2022: Did you know that April is diversity month? It was officially designated as diversity month in 2004 with the goal of helping people gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of each other and their differences. To celebrate April diversity celebrations, consider new ways you can integrate diversity into your life. […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | March 2022

READ History Has Overlooked These 8 Women Scientists — But Not Anymore | TED Ideas These pioneering women were behind some of history’s greatest discoveries, from the greenhouse effect and nuclear fission to the structure of DNA and breakthrough leprosy treatment. WATCH Get an Up-Close Look at the Colorful Holi Festival | National Geographic See […]

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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion | March 2022

3/24/2022 Demystifying the Model Minority Myth: Reflections and Implications for APIDA Students’ Experience and Success in Higher EducationPresenters: Huanshu Yuan, Ph.D., associate professorDepartment of Multicultural Services, Division of Student Affairs, Texas A&M UniversityMarch 24, 2022, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (CT) Abstract: This presentation critically reviews the concept of “model minority myth” in combination with literature […]