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<br /> THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE® MAGAZINE<br /> Road to Recovery<br /> Vet Tech students help prepare<br /> turtles for release<br /> P. 6<br /> VOLUME 9 ISSUE 3<br /> Letter from the President<br /> Dear Readers,<br /> It was just over one year ago that I arrived at Texas A&M University-<br /> Kingsville and joined the Javelina Family. Since then, I have spent time<br /> with students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters learning from each<br /> group what their hopes are for our institution. I continue to be inspired<br /> by the stories I hear about how this university changes lives.<br /> A common theme I have heard and one to which I am firmly committed is<br /> the advancement of excellence at our university.<br /> I believe we must focus on excellence in everything we do—from<br /> research to teaching to service. Doing so creates in our students an<br /> expectation of the highest achievement.<br /> In this issue of Javelina Today, you will read <a title="V09 Issue3 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=1"> THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE® MAGAZINE </a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=2"> Letter from the President Dear Readers, It was j</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=3"> Features CONTENTS O6 COV</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=4"> Campus Briefs </a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=5"> GRANT TO HELP LAUNCH PROGRAM FOR ENGINEERING AND </a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=6"> Cover Story Road to </a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=7"> This collaborative effort was esta</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=8"> This program trains students with the</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=9"> Campus Update TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE’S MUS</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=10"> TACKLING THE RESISTANCE: FIGHTING BACTERIA THROUG</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=11"> Francis’ study seeks to discover the mechanism in</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=12"> Texas A&M-Kingsville professor creates new method</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=13"> My main goal is to help growers control these pes</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=14"> OCTOBER 21-26 Javelinas know how to t</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=15"> Distinguished Alumni Awards Kevin Fowler</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=16"> Student Spotlight WESLACO NATIVE MARCHES</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=17"> “I will specialize in being a Nucl</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=18"> Duration-Based Costing makes cost determination i</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=19"> “Activity-Based Costing is very complicated to im</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=20"> Campaign News TEXAS A&M UNIVERSIT</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=21"> The Campaign Cabinet is a very committed group of</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=22"> Campaign News LATE PROFESSOR EM</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=23"> which his family believes shaped his careful and </a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=24"> Alumni Spotlight Luis “Lou” Gonzalez Major: Mecha</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=25"> pretty much shut down because he got a taste of l</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=26"> USDA HSI Career Development Program for Undergrad</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=27"> horticulture for human health. “T</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=28"> Castellano will graduate in </a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=29"> Student Award “Iknowmy Ihelp</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=30"> Javelina Athletics He brings a wide array of exp</a> <a title="V09 Issue3 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/743f0a67?page=31"> HIGHLIGHTS North serving. 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