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Miss Galveston 2014
September 30, 2014 -- A professor at Texas A&M University warns of the possibility of red tide along the Texas coast this fall. More
September 30, 2014 -- Firestone Polymers has partnered with Lamar State College – Orange to provide job training using a $307,374 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
September 30, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that the university's fall enrollment has set a new record, with 14,438 students attending classes. More
September 30, 2014 -- Rice University today announced the launch of the Rice Center for Quantum Materials. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday heard a presentation from Alvin city officials regarding the city's master plan for economic development. More
September 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Dr. Theresa Ochoa, a pediatric infectious disease expert from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, as featured speaker at UTMB's global health symposium on October 11. More
September 29, 2014 -- Lamar University will present Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in a free public lecture in the Lamar University Academic Lecture Series on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. More
September 29, 2014 -- San Jacinto College announced that it has been re-certified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. More
Victor Lang Remembered
September 29, 2014 -- Ja'Tez Gardner, a graduate student at Texas Southern University, will attend a scholarship luncheon hosted by the Texas Business Hall of Fame on November 5 and be awarded a $10,000 scholarship. More
September 29, 2014 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory media. More
September 29, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography program will host the Pediatric and Fetal Echocardiography Symposium on October 10-11. More
September 29, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free classes in Advanced Accident Investigation and Environmental Waste Management in October. More
UTMB Health
September 29, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university, working with Vanderbilt and Pennsylvania State universities and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, have discovered how temperature changes impact the growth of atomically thin semiconductors with potential uses in optoelectronic devices. More
September 26, 2014 -- Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital have invented new pediatric heart-defect patches that utilize carbon nanotubes to serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through the patch. More w/Video
September 26, 2014 -- Lamar University will host Jesus "Chuy" Negrete on October 1 to present "A Celebration of Hispanic History and Culture through Storytelling and Music" as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. More
September 26, 2014 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will present "Anton in Show Business" October 2-5. More
September 26, 2014 -- Texas Tech University has announced that it will receive a $1.4 million grant from the United States Department of Energy to develop a new radar prototype that will provide better measurements of the complex flow conditions in wind power plants. More
September 25, 2014 -- Anne Korin, co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security and senior adviser to the U.S. Energy Security Council, will speak at the University of Houston on “The Energy Security Paradox” on October 1 at 6 p.m. More
September 25, 2014 -- Lone Star College, nationally recognized as a leader in workforce education, will hold a Manufacturing Day event at LSC-North Harris Thursday, Oct. 2, as part of a nationwide awareness campaign. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System has issued a reminder that October 6 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 4 election. More
September 25, 2014 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that a new study by researchers at the university and Colorado College shows how biochar has the ability to make clay soils drain faster and sandy soils drain more slowly. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for its 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Galveston College Culinary Arts department invites the public to the annual Scholarship Luncheon at the school on October 24 at 11:30 a.m. More
September 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host an open house on Thursday for the college's Process Technology and Occupational Safety and Health Technology programs. More
September 24, 2014 -- Galveston College has been re-certified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College by the Achieving the Dream organization. More
September 24, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced the recipients of the 2014 President's Cabinet Awards. More
September 24, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that UH System Chancellor Renu Khator was presented a "Pride of India Award" by the Indo-American Friends Group/Indo-American Business Chamber. More
September 23, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland reported that Community College Week Magazine recently ranked the school fifth in the nation in the number of degrees awarded in science technologies/technicians in 2013. More
September 23, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology will host the 2014 Rice Festival Welding Contest on October 1. More
September 23, 2014 -- Texas Southern University unveiled three historical markers on campus. More
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