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Around Javelina Nation January 26, 2018-February 2, 2018

KRIS 6 News featured a story about the prestigious master's degree offered by the King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management. After 15 years, the degree still remains the only Master's in Ranch Management in the world! Watch the story below.

It's time for the Be the Cure on Campus Marrow Event!

Date: Monday, February 19-Wednesday, February 21

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Locations: Outside the Jernigan Library, outside the A&M-Kingsville Dining Hall, outside the engineering building on Monday and Tuesday, and outside the pharmacy school on Wednesday.

There will also be an all digital drive this year! If you cannot make it to any of the locations but would still like to become a registered donor, click on the link below to receive a swab kit in the mail.

https://join.bethematch.org/tamuk2018

Recyclemania:

Did you know that A&M-Kingsville has participated in an international recycling competition called Recyclemania for 5 years? This year we are competing in a new and expanded Recyclemania from February 4 through April 1! This year, we're not just recycling paper and plastic, in fact, we are including post-consumer food waste from the Javelina Dining Hall, as well as e-recycling from all over campus!

Visit www.recyclemania.org for more information and to check our progress.

Important dates to remember:

February 5: Recyclemania Kickoff! Join us for games and prizes at the MSUB Pavilion!

March 5: Recyclemania REFRESH! Join us at the MSUB Pavilion for games and prizes that will RE-energize us to meet our goals.

Preston West from KIII-TV in Corpus Christi, interviews Santa Barraza from the art faculty about her work. The story will air this month.

Several students brought their study buddies to Javelina Nation on Monday!

John E. Conner Museum Presents Annual Quilt Collection:

The art of quilting is on display at the John E. Conner Museum at Texas A&M University-Kingsville in the annual exhibit A Celebration of Quilts 2018. It will be in the west wing of the museum through Wednesday, March 14. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Javelina Nation in the San Antonio Business Journal:

The San Antonio Business Journal discussed the habitat restoration project for Monarch butterflies that was announced on Friday, January 26 at A&M-Kingsville. Read more about it below.

Overcoming Adversity: Turning a Disadvantage to an Advantage:

RJ Mitte, co-star of AMC’s Breaking Bad and an equality and diversity activist, will speak at Texas A&M University-Kingsville as part of the University Lectureship Series.

Mitte will deliver the presentation, “Overcoming Adversity: Turning a Disadvantage to an Advantage,” in Jones Auditorium Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7 p.m.

The Uncondemned Documentary:

“In 1997, an underdog group of lawyers and activists prosecuted rape as a crime against humanity. This is the against-the-odds story of their fight for the first conviction—and the women who braved witness assassinations to testify.”

This story is told in the documentary, The Uncondemned, which will be shown at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Javelina Student Engagement Center (JSEC) on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. There will be a discussion following the film.

Zombie Walk/Run:

Apply for Miss TAMUK:

Study Abroad Open House:

Student Health and Wellness Events:

Connect with Javelina Nation on LinkedIn!

The Center for Continuing Education took over the Javelina Nation Snapchat on Monday, January 29! If your organization would like to host a takeover, contact Shelby Purdy at shelby.purdy@tamuk.edu or Naissa Lopez at naissa.lopez@tamuk.edu.

Have a great weekend!

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