- Amanda Rutherford Wins Prizes as oustanding graduate student at Texas A&M UniversityAmanda Rutherford wins George W. Kunze Prize as oustanding graduate student at Texas A&M University
- MPSA Announces Kenneth J. Meier Award Recognizing ScholarshipThe Midwest Political Science Association has established a new annual award recognizing outstanding scholarship in politics, public administration, and public policy in honor of Kenneth J. Meier, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Project for Equity, Representation & Governance at Texa
- Honorary Doctorate Degree for Dr. Clarence E. Sasser ('73)Dr. Clarence E. Sasser ('73) receives Honorary Doctorate Degree for his lifetime of public service in the VA to help America's military veterans.
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