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Newswise: Aggie ACHIEVE: The Inclusive College Experience
Released: 29-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Aggie ACHIEVE: The Inclusive College Experience
Texas A&M University

This fall, we celebrate the launch of Aggie ACHIEVE, the state’s first inclusive, four-year postsecondary education program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Newswise: How Can Video Games Impact Education?
Released: 13-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
How Can Video Games Impact Education?
Texas A&M University

It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.

Newswise: Formula Quantifies Fatal Hazards To Kids Left In Hot Cars
Released: 5-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Formula Quantifies Fatal Hazards To Kids Left In Hot Cars
Texas A&M University

A mathematical model developed by Robert Brown, Texas A&M professor of landscape architecture, was used in a highly publicized study quantifying the time it takes for young children to become dangerously hot when they are accidentally left in the back seat of a sweltering car.

Newswise: GDPR: More Consumer Control and Creative Digital Marketing
Released: 24-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT
GDPR: More Consumer Control and Creative Digital Marketing
Texas A&M University

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require more consumer control and creative digital marketing. To clear up some of the confusion, Venky Shankar, Professor & Coleman Chair in Marketing and Director of Research at the Center for Retailing Studies, answers some questions about it.

Released: 13-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
In Light of Winter Olympics, Sports Serve as an Equalizer
Texas A&M University

Dr. George Cunningham, professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, offers insight as to why sports act as such an effective mechanism in equalizing people of different backgrounds.

Newswise: Valentine's Day 2018 Shopping Tips
Released: 31-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
Valentine's Day 2018 Shopping Tips
Texas A&M University

Valentine’s spending looks to enjoy a similar boost as seen with the 2017 holiday season, the most since the Great Recession of 2009. Strong indicators include a roaring stock market, low unemployment and high consumer confidence.

Newswise: Sports Drinks Are Not Solutions for Illness-Related Dehydration
Released: 30-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST
Sports Drinks Are Not Solutions for Illness-Related Dehydration
Texas A&M University

Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids. Hurricane Maria’s devastating effects on Puerto Rico, a critical manufacturing hub for American medical supplies, have caused the supply chain disruption.

Released: 15-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST
Will the FCC's Reversal of Net Neutrality Affect Your Internet Speed? Not So Fast
Texas A&M University

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 on Dec. 14 to overturn the net neutrality rule that was put in place in 2015 by the then-FCC. What does it mean for different stakeholders, including consumers, companies and communities?

Newswise: Grading Schools in Light of Hurricane Harvey Is
Released: 6-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST
Grading Schools in Light of Hurricane Harvey Is "Unjust" According to Professor
Texas A&M University

At a House Public Education Committee hearing last month, superintendents asked the state to waive the accountability ratings that are tied to students’ scores on state standardized tests this spring.

Newswise: Texas A&M Retail Expert Predicts Strong Holiday Spending, Despite Black Friday’s Decline
Released: 1-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Texas A&M Retail Expert Predicts Strong Holiday Spending, Despite Black Friday’s Decline
Texas A&M University

With more retailers offering robust online deals days before Thanksgiving and others seamlessly selling the same Black Friday door-busters online as what’s promoted in the store, consumers have less incentive to battle 4 a.m. mall crowds.



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