New Partnership Puts Texas A&M on Top, Chancellor Says

Touting Texas A&M University’s involvement in a new collaboration with several other universities and a Google subsidiary, Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp said in a statement Wednesday that the system’s flagship university “has become the premier research university in the Southwest.”

Sharp’s statement came as he noted A&M’s participation in an initiative with Motorola Mobility's Advanced Technology and Projects group and seven other universities that focuses on streamlining the bureaucratic processes of providing funding for university research.

Currently, it typically takes several months to establish agreements for sponsored research projects. The new understanding is designed to allow ...

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