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Three Texas A&M University colleges are teaming up next month to present an exclusive educational opportunity for audiences across Aggieland -- a Texas A&M take on the 2017 Nobel Prizes and the intellectual work behind each.

Faculty from Texas A&M's Colleges of Liberal Arts, Medicine and Science will collaborate to present the second-annual event, set for 4 p.m Friday, Nov. 3, in Texas A&M's Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building Auditorium. A reception will follow in the ILSB first-floor atrium area.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Nobel Prizes Symposium also will be live streamed at http://ttvn.tamus.edu/streams. From the TTVN homepage, http://ttvn.tamus.edu/, click on the "Live Webcast" link at the top of the page, then click on the appropriate link within the "Live Video Streams" liist. For technical assistance with any TTVN Live Webcast, please call TTVN Operations at (979) 862-2241.

Six presenters from the colleges will take to the podium to offer individual perspective, insight and expertise regarding their assigned Nobel Prize overview in a series of 10-minute talks. Each will be introduced by their respective dean or designated representative in the following order:

All talks are open to the public, and no tickets are required. The event is jointly sponsored by the Colleges of Liberal Arts, Medicine and Science.

For additional information, please contact the College of Science at (979) 845-7361.

See related coverage of last year's inaugural event.

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Contact: Shana K. Hutchins, (979) 862-1237 or shutchins@science.tamu.edu

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