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Ph.D. student lauded for Texas A&M diversity efforts

Ph.D. student lauded for Texas A&M diversity efforts

postedTue, 10 Apr 2018
By diligently working to remove barriers for people with disabilities on the Texas A&M campus, Bara Safarova, a doctoral student in architecture, will be honored at the 2018 ACE Awards. an annual event recognizing the importance of campus diversity.
Project transforming shipping containers to specialty clinics

Project transforming shipping containers to specialty clinics

postedTue, 19 Sep 2017
Texas border region residents will soon have access to two specialty medical clinics converted from shipping containers by students at the Texas A&M College of Architecture.
Colonias residents get health assistance from US Army, Navy

Colonias residents get health assistance from US Army, Navy

postedMon, 03 Jul 2017
Outside a pop-up medical clinic in south Texas, a wide-eyed woman stood in shocked silence, suddenly able to see the world in sharp focus for the first time after receiving a pair of glasses in an initiative coordinated by military reservists and the Texas A&M Colonias Program.
Colonias work earns progress award for regional director

Colonias work earns progress award for regional director

postedThu, 27 Apr 2017
For encouraging women’s achievement in the workplace and striving to improve female work environments, Laura Trevino, regional director of the Texas A&M Colonias Program’s Lower Rio Grande Region, earned a Women’s Progress Award from the Division of Student Affairs.
Viz profs heading STEM study in two colonias schools

Viz profs heading STEM study in two colonias schools

postedWed, 07 Dec 2016
Six Hispanic high school students residing in South Texas colonias — impoverished, relatively undeveloped villages on the U.S. side of the Texas-Mexico border — are learning engineering basics in a study led by two visualization professors.

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The Water Filtration Training Academy in Laredo, TX, was inaugurated February, 6, 2015. The first cohort, 3 individuals from Monterrey, N.L., completed training. Also, the Rotary Club presented Rueda de Medicina, their first ceramic water filter press.