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November 20, 2014 -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health awarded a $1.5 million grant to a professor at the University of Houston for a study on Asian American breast cancer survivors. More
November 20, 2014 -- A research consortium led by Dr. Antonietta Quigg, Professor of Marine Biology and Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University's Galveston campus, was awarded $7.25 million by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to conduct scientific studies of the impacts of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. More
November 20, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced the winners of the COM Art Show. More
November 19, 2014 -- Three Texas A&M University astronomers have receive grants from the National Science Foundation which they say will allow them to “set their sights on new astrophysical insights involving the Milky Way Galaxy and beyond”. More
November 19, 2014 -- A scientist at the University of Texas Medical Branch found a marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older. More
November 19, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that radiation detectors developed by a team from the university's physics department and NASA will be flown on the first test flight of the Orion spacecraft in December. More
November 18, 2014 -- Students at the University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture will unveil a solar-powered learning space at Paul Revere Middle School in Houston on November 19 at 2 p.m. More
November 18, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Sandria Hu, a professor of fine arts at the university, has been named a Senior Fulbright Specialist, the sixth time Hu has been honored by the Fulbright program. More
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November 18, 2014 -- Galveston College today announced that five Whitecaps sophomores have signed letters of intent to play for university teams. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced that it has rented a billboard in Austin to call attention to low college completion rates in the state. More
November 18, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that Jacob Robinson, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to pursue a technology that will speed the process of cell sorting. More
November 17, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have invented a novel cathode which may be used to make cheap, flexible dye-sensitized solar cells practical. More
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November 17, 2014 -- Lone Star College on Friday announced that it has been rated as the number one community college system in Texas by RateMyProfessors.com. More
November 17, 2014 -- Galveston College recently hosted author Andy Hall, who gave a presentation titled "Inseparable Enemies: Galveston and Houston in the Nineteenth Century", as part of the college's Fall Lecture Series. More
November 16, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton continue their series on coastal issues with an update on funding water planning issues. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Galveston College Student Nurses Association recently raised $500 for the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
November 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host artist Grace Ndiritu on November 20 to present lecture on her performance art and shamanism. More
November 13, 2014 -- Galveston College students in the Upward Bound program recently volunteered at the Third Annual Jeep Suds Run for the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston. More
November 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a free jazz concert on November 17 at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
November 13, 2014 -- Lamar University will induct new members into the university's athletics Hall of Honor on Saturday. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve changes in faculty rank, promoting several members of the faculty to higher positions. More
November 12, 2014 -- University of Houston is pairing entrepreneurs with MBA students to teach financial literacy and the basics of entrepreneurship, ending in a pitch to companies and other investors for microfinance loans. More
November 12, 2014 -- Rice University today issued a statement on the successful landing of the European Space Agency's Philae lander successfully landing on a comet. More
November 12, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that KRPC Local 2 meteorologist Khambrel Marshall will deliver the commencement address for the college's graduation ceremony on December 14. More
November 11, 2014 -- The American Institute of Architects Houston Urban Design Committee and the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Monday hosted a panel discussion and community dialogue on coastal resiliency. More
November 11, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that the university's Jones Graduate School of Business ranked 25th in Bloomberg Businessweek's ranking of the best full-time MBA programs in the country. More
November 11, 2014 -- University of Houston on Monday announced the launch of its new UH Powerhouse marketing campaign. More
November 11, 2014 -- Lamar University will host the annual Lamar Literary Festival on Thursday and Friday. More
November 11, 2014 -- Rice University on Monday announced that a recent survey has found that health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act in Texas can differ significantly in premium cost and the number of hospitals included in insurance networks. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department recently received awards for its production of "Dr. Faustus" at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre State Festival. More
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