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Spirit is published three times per year by the Texas A&M Foundation, which manages major gifts and endowments for the benefit of academic programs, scholarships and student activities at Texas A&M University.

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Opportunity:

Aggies Lead by Example

A new comprehensive campaign will cement Texas A&M as a world leader in solving great global challenges.

President's Letter:

Hail and Farewell

After more than two decades in a career that pushed Texas A&M University into the nation's top tier of higher education fundraising, Texas A&M Foundation President Ed Davis '67 will retire in January 2016.

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Tesla coils, developed around 1891 by the inventor Nikola Tesla, are used to produce high-voltage, low-current, high-frequency, alternating-current electricity. These days, however, their primary purpose is to generate interest in the wonders of science and electrical phenomena.