K-9 addition: Texas A&M University police have a new explosives detection K-9. Mays, a German wirehaired pointer, was on patrol last weekend at the A&M-Alabama football game.
Russia relations: Leaders from A&M’s Bush School of Government and Public Service gathered experts on relations between the United States and Russia this week for a summit that explored Russia’s economy and political history.
Graduation rate: A&M’s athletic programs posted their second-highest NCAA graduation success rate at 82% in a report released Wednesday.
Football honors: A&M punter and kickoff specialist Braden Mann made the Associated Press’ midseason All-America first team for the second straight season.