Nicole Shealy

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In UT Regent Controversy, Echoes of Texas History

Gov. Jim “Pa” Ferguson.
Gov. Jim “Pa” Ferguson.

In 1917, Gov. Jim “Pa” Ferguson became the first person in Texas to be impeached. Almost a century later, the Ferguson impeachment presents both striking similarities and key differences to the ongoing saga involving University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall.

A&M's New Health Effort to Initially Focus on South Texas

From left: Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp, state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and Brett Giroir, CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center, discussed the newly created Texas A&M Institute for Public Health Improvement and the launch of its Healthy Texas Initiative on June 17, 2014.
From left: Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp, state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and Brett Giroir, CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center, discussed the newly created Texas A&M Institute for Public Health Improvement and the launch of its Healthy Texas Initiative on June 17, 2014.

Touting a new program as the first in Texas to be directed at reducing preventable diseases, Texas A&M University officials on Tuesday announced their Healthy Texas Initiative, which will first launch with a focus on South Texas.