IALC Founding Member Institution
Located in the coastal bend region of south Texas, 120 miles north of the Rio Grande Valley, Texas A&M University-Kingsville employs 242 faculty and enrolls 6,000 students from 35 states and 57 foreign countries. The University is affiliated with 54 Latin American and U.S. institutions through the Consejo Universitario Interamericano para el Desarrollo Economico y Social (CUIDES), a consortium that promotes collaborative research and social, economic, and curriculum development.
Arid Lands Expertise at Texas A&M University-Kingsville
A&M-Kingsville is ideally situated for studying many aspects of arid lands systems. The coastal bend region of Texas has a subtropical, semiarid climate that receives less than 25 inches of rainfall annually and is the site of extensive farming and ranching operations. Arid lands research facilities at the University include the Jack R. Welhausen Water Resources Center, the A&M-Kingsville University Citrus Center at Weslaco in the Rio Grande Valley, the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, the South Texas Plant Materials Center, the Center for Semiarid Forest Resources, the Department of Agronomy and Resource Sciences, and Range and Wildlife Management.
The University's arid lands research strengths include:
updated: 14 July 2009
Last Updated: May 2, 2013
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