Texas A&M's RELLIS research campus

Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System John Sharp jokes about repainting his Kubota tractor from orange to maroon, Texas A&M's color, at the Texas A&M Transportation Technology Conference Monday, May 2, 2016, at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in College Station, Texas. Kubota is one of the potential private sector partners for the upcoming RELLIS research campus proposed to be built on A&M's Riverside campus.

May 2, 2016: Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp announced that the Riverside Campus — to be renamed the RELLIS Campus, an acronym of Texas A&M’s core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity and selfless service — would become a multi-institutional hub for research and development.

May 2, 1887: Joe Utay, class of 1908, was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Utay was active in the Ross Volunteers and was captain of the football team. He returned to A&M in 1912 to coach the freshman football team and serve as athletic director. Utay was one of the founders of the Southwest Conference.

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