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<br /> A Look Back<br /> at an Era<br /> THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE® MAGAZINE | SUMMER 2018<br /> message from the president<br /> Dear Readers,<br /> As we begin our final semester in Javelina Nation, Karen and I have found ourselves reflecting<br /> on the institution we have called home for more than a decade. There is so very much of which to<br /> be proud—our students are excelling, our faculty are leaders in their fields and our community is<br /> steadfast in their support of our great university.<br /> Looking back upon our time here, one thing is without question—our growth, our excellence, our<br /> opportunity—we realized these momentous achievements together and that has been one of the<br /> greatest joys of our years in Javelina Nation.<br /> On the cover and inside this issue are just a handful of some of the people who continue to work<br /> together for our university and our students. Texas A&M University-Kingsville enjoys the support<br /> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=1"> A Look Back at an Era </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=2"> message from the president Dear Read</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=3"> 6 features 16 26 6 Dr. Tallant: Gr</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=4"> Cover Tom Best </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=5"> J.M. Lozano State Representative, </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=6"> A Look Back at an Era </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=7"> Growth. When Dr. Steven Tallant arrived at Texas </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=8"> Growth. Constructing the Future As enrollment in</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=9"> Opportunity. Education and Access Academics While</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=10"> Together. Dr. Steven Tallant’s University Leader</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=11"> been my experience that he will talk to people ab</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=12"> AFTER THE STORM Social Work Students Help Puerto </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=13"> “In the schools that we visited, we could see cle</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=14"> JointResearch Projecton Microwaves Catchesthe Wor</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=15"> semiconducting material. Silicon is the heart of </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=16"> ARTIST MAURICE SCHMIDT: “I CALL SOUTH TEXAS HOM</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=17"> The first was the Maurice Sc</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=18"> 18 Javelina Today DR. SCOTT HENKE ON STUDYING</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=19"> There is a common idea of researchers sit- ting h</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=20"> Distinguished Alumni Awards Recipients October</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=21"> Class of 1968 James W. Hill James W Hill is one </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=22"> A.J. Martinez received his Bachelor of Science de</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=23"> EST. 1925 Over the years, many as</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=24"> CAMPUS NEWS GROWING SUPPORT: University Endowment</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=25"> STUDENT SPOTLIGHT Lita Ramirez </a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=26"> Fulbright winner spends semester teaching busines</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=27"> with the international business culture is extrem</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=28"> hrowb ack A&I TAMUK COMING 2018 HOM Mon</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=29"> Athletics The beach volleyball team brought home</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=30"> Baseball The baseball team won the South Central</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=31"> DATE DAY OPPON</a> <a title="V08 Issue 2 page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/dc08c1b8?page=32"> Texas A&M University-Kingsville Office of Marketi</a>