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November 24, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week voted unanimously to approve an early exit incentive program for employees. More
November 24, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the west side of Kyle Field will be demolished by implosion on December 21 as part of the redevelopment of the stadium. More
November 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a no-cost class on December 1 to explain a proposed new rule by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration regarding respirable crystalline silica. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will present "A Ceremony of Carols" on December 14 at Moody Methodist Church in Galveston. More
November 24, 2014 -- Texas Southern University on Friday announced that AT&T has awarded a $100,000 contribution to the university to support the school's Urban Academic Village. More
November 21, 2014 -- A brain injury expert during a sports medicine symposium Friday at Texas A&M University said concussions are having a devastating impact on football. More
November 21, 2014 -- University of Houston President and UH System Chancellor Renu Khator has been selected to chair the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Board of Directors. More
November 21, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton have posted a report on Region H water planning projects in their continuing series on coastal issues. More
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November 21, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a musical production of "A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol" December 6-13. More
November 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a nature preserve donated to the university will serve as a "living classroom" that landscape architects and park and tourism sciences students will use for design and research projects. More
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
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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
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
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
November 10, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced the launch of a new master of arts program in teaching Spanish. More
November 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university has been ranked first in the nation for return on investment for veterans by BestValueSchools.com. More
November 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that Eleanor Green, dean of Veterinary Medicine for the university, has been appointed to a national task force to study the use of antibiotics in production agriculture. More
November 08, 2014 -- Change Happens, which was named Families Under Urban and Social Attack (FUUSA), when it was established in Houston's Third Ward by Reverend Leslie Smith II in 1989, celebrated its 25th Anniversary. More
November 07, 2014 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents today elected Dr. Jaime R. Garza of San Antonio as chair of the board. More
November 07, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's process technology program recently hosted mock job interviews for students with industry professionals. More
November 07, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will launch the state's first Intraoperative Monitoring Program in 2015. More
November 06, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that scientists at the university were recently recognized by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene for their contributions in research. More
November 06, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university broke its enrollment record, with more than 8,000 students attending during the fall 2014 semester. More
November 05, 2014 -- President George H. W. Bush will receive the European People's Party's prestigious Robert Schuman Medal on November 10 at Texas A&M University during the Bush School of Government and Public Service's conference celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. More
November 05, 2014 -- The City of Houston and the University of Houston-Downtown, along with Boston-based non-profit organization Interise, have teamed up to launch the city's new executive education program that supports construction companies currently operating and doing business in Houston. More
November 05, 2014 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that scientists with the university have created a dual-purpose film that could provide next generation energy storage and hydrogen catalysis. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Galveston College Foundation will hold a fundraising event on November 15 at the BackBay Emporium. More
November 05, 2014 -- Lone Star College on Tuesday announced that voters approved the college's proposed $485 million bond referendum. More
November 04, 2014 -- Rice University's James Baker, III Institute of Public Policy will host a panel on November 12 on whether the Texas is ready to accept marijuana as a form of medical treatment. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week heard a presentation regarding a proposed early exit incentive plan for college employees. More
November 04, 2014 -- Lamar University on Monday announced results of its recently-completed survey of political opinions of the university's students. More
November 04, 2014 -- Rice University on Sunday announced that researchers had documented a strange phenomenon while colliding pairs of Bose Einstein condensates, showing that the two "matter waves" pass through one another but do not share the same space. More w/Video
November 03, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet November 6 at 8:30 a.m. in the Board of Regents Meeting Room on the campus of Texas A&M University. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will host a conference titled “The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Liberation of Eastern Europe” on November 10 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. More
November 03, 2014 -- Galveston College today announced the winners of the costume contest at the Creepy and Clever Halloween Bash. More
November 03, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology recently inducted more than 40 students into its chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. More
November 03, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" November 6-23. More
November 03, 2014 -- Galveston College is accepting applications through January 15 for the college's nursing program. More
November 02, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees on Friday hosted a State of the College program titled San Jac Tomorrow, featuring an address by Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer. More
October 31, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have mapped how information flows through the genetic circuits that cause cancer cells to become metastatic. More
October 31, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently launched a veterans center to assist military and former military students. More
October 31, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Mu Upsilon chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society recently inducted 16 new members. More
October 31, 2014 -- Chris O’Shea Roper and Tom Linton, in their continuing series on coastal issues, reports that the recent rain has not ended worries over water supply. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Center for Public Deliberation at the University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted an interactive forum for more than 150 Houston-area leaders, legislators, students, faculty and community members to discuss various solutions to the nation’s current immigration reform debate. More
October 30, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake invites the public to its Veterans Day Celebration at the school's Liberty Park on November 11 at 10:30 a.m. More
October 30, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Development, L.P. on Thursday announced that it has donated $1 million to the Brazosport College Foundation for workforce training. More
October 30, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that the university's Industrial Design program has been ranked among the best globally according to the Red Dot Design Ranking for 2014. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Galveston College Fine Arts Gallery will kick off the Galveston College Art Faculty Exhibition on November 11. More
October 30, 2014 -- Texas Southern University's College of Science and Technology has received state authorization to begin offering degree programs in Civil Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. More
October 29, 2014 -- Director General Yukiya Amano of the Vienna, Austria-based International Atomic Energy Agency visited Texas A&M this week, where he met with a host of top officials and received on-site briefings at an array of nuclear and related facilities for both power and applications. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension Service has been awarded a “Programs to Reduce Obesity in High-Obesity Areas” grant to support national efforts by the United States Department of Health and Human Services to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. More
October 29, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will honor four generations of veterans during its Veterans Day event on November 10. More
October 28, 2014 -- The University of Houston and the University of Houston Alumni Association will host the inaugural Cougar 100 Luncheon on November 6 at 11:30 a.m. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Honorable Stéphane Dujarric - spokesperson for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon - recently addressed students and community members on global citizenship and world affairs at the University of Houston-Downtown. More
October 28, 2014 -- Lone Star College will be hosting a Professional Careers and Administrative Services Career Fair on November 5. More
October 28, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted mock interviews for students in the college's Process Technology program. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that executives from local health care organizations have signed a letter supporting the college's $485 million bond referendum on the November election ballots. More
October 28, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Wayne Miles opposed, to engage an engineering consulting firm for services related to the possible renovation of the college’s swimming pool. More
October 27, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a group of engineers and social scientists from the university are working with Travis County to develop a secure, easy-to-use, e-voting system. More
October 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host the 10th annual "Monster Musick" Halloween concert on Thursday. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Severe Storm Prediction, Education, and Evacuation from Disasters Center at Rice University has published a report that contends that the building of a Coastal Spine such as the proposed Ike Dike would not protect areas around Galveston Bay from storm surges. More
October 27, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that clinical trials are underway for an anticancer drug developed by Rathindra Bose, vice president for research and technology transfer at the university. More
October 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has been recertified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, part of a national initiative to ensure that all students can reach their goals. More
October 24, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently welcomed UH System Regent Paula Mendoza on a visit to the university. More
October 24, 2014 -- Lamar University will host activities throughout the week of October 27 in celebration of Homecoming. More
October 24, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus' theatre and film department will hold open public auditions on November 2-3 and November 19-20 for its production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
October 23, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake reports that a full-scale replica of the Liberty Bell is now permanently housed in the UHCL Bayou Building North Lobby. More
October 23, 2014 -- The University of Houston Law Center has released its latest update of a comprehensive manual designed to give Texas judges, other elected officials and law enforcement authorities guidance on legal issues arising from infectious disease outbreaks. More
October 23, 2014 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that ExxonMobil awarded scholarships to three students in the college's process technology program. More
October 22, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi today announced that a new study shows that hurricanes and tropical storms cause estuaries to "belch" carbon dioxide. More
October 22, 2014 -- University of Houston will host sociologist Jennifer Glass on October 30 to deliver the John P. McGovern Endowed Lecture in Family, Health and Human Values. More
October 22, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that a researcher with the university has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Energy for work on a project to create high efficiency, low cost solar cells. More
October 22, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has announced the release of a paper examining historical immigration data. More
October 21, 2014 -- Alvin Community College is inviting area veterans to attend the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on its campus on November 11 at 12:30 p.m. More
October 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University is hosting a major symposium on November 6 to commemorate and reassess the Civil Rights Act, 50 years after its enactment. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that local community and business organizations have issued resolutions supporting the college's bond referendum on November's election ballot. More
October 21, 2014 -- Lamar University's Phi Beta Delta - Chapter Beta Xi, will sponsor a "Colloquy on the Crisis in Ukraine - Three Views - Three Women" on Wednesday. More
October 21, 2014 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business was recently ranked fifth in a listing by the Financial Times of the top Master of Business Administration for Executives programs. More
October 20, 2014 -- The University of Houston will be recognized November 17 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as the site of the discovery by physicist Paul Chu and colleagues of a material that made high temperature superconductivity practical for real-world applications. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation honored its scholarship donors and their recipients at a banquet on October 16 at the MCM Elegante Hotel and Conference Center in Beaumont. More
October 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi reports that the first of four new “Sentinels of the Coast” data collection stations has been installed in the water at Surfside. More
October 19, 2014 -- More than 20 researchers from Swansea, Wales will visit Houston, College Station and Austin for the Texas Research Showcase, which begins on Sunday, October 26. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System on Thursday announced that Aldine Independent School District's Victory Early College High School, which operates under a partnership with the college, has been ranked in Newsweek Magazine's listing of schools that perform better than statistically expected for their level of poverty. More
October 17, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute on Thursday announced the release of a new paper discussing the United States' involvement in Iraq, stating that a "sustainable longer-term strategy" is needed for success. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Mark Lemmon, an associate professor of atmospheric sciences at the university, will supervise capturing images of a comet as it passes over Mars on Sunday. More
October 16, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released a report regarding "lessons learned" from Texans who enrolled in a health insurance policy during the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. More
October 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced that KACC 89.7 FM, the college's radio station, has been named the best station in the Houston area by the Houston Press. More
October 16, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is prepared to assist in combating the Ebola Virus in Texas. More
October 14, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has been named a finalist for the Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. More
October 14, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival October 30-31 at the Central Campus. More
October 14, 2014 -- Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax College today announced that its free textbooks have saved students more than $30 million, and have been adopted by instructors in more than 1,000 courses worldwide. More
October 13, 2014 -- An official with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Conrad Blucher Institute of Surveying and Science announced that the first of four new “Sentinels of the Coast” data collection stations is going in at Surfside, near Freeport, Texas, beginning on October 15. More
October 13, 2014 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present "The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus" October 24-25 at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
October 13, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that the university has joined the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative. More
October 13, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's Texas Sea Grant College Program and the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative are collaborating to share post-Deepwater Horizon oil spill research findings. More
October 13, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that it has joined a consortium with the Baylor College of Medicine to collaborate on providing care for people with Tourette syndrome. More
October 13, 2014 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association recently raised more than $100,000 in scholarship funds for the Lee and San Jacinto college foundations during its inaugural Scholarship Golf Tournament. More
October 13, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees, in a meeting last week, adopted a property tax rate of $0.185602 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
October 10, 2014 -- Galveston College issued scholarships at the recently revived Ms. Galveston pageant. More
October 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a study by researchers, including an assistant professor from the university, has found that an elephant has the ability to sense storms from 150 miles away, which may help in protecting them from poachers. More
October 09, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble will host a free concert on October 14. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Alvin Community College for the Texas Workforce Commission Texas Fast Start II Program grant. More
October 08, 2014 -- Galveston College is inviting the public to its annual Scholarship Luncheon on October 24 at 11:30 a.m. More
October 08, 2014 -- A Halloween benefit with proceeds going to the vocational-technical programs at Galveston College's Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center will be held on October 23 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. More
October 08, 2014 -- Galveston College is hosting EPA Lead Safety training courses on November 15 and 22 at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. More
October 08, 2014 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Edward Pollard, a graduate of the university's Thurgood Marshall Law School, has been elected president of the Houston Black American Democrats. More
October 08, 2014 -- Lamar University will host its Distinguished Faculty Lecture, featuring environmental engineering professor Jerry Lin, on October 20. More
October 08, 2014 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department will present its production of "Little Shop of Horrors" October 15-19 at the Central Campus. More
October 08, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a recent study co-written by researchers at the university has found that a proposed plan to consolidate school districts in Texas' five largest counties would raise costs and not improve student performance. More
October 07, 2014 -- The So Psyched Club at the College of the Mainland raised $1,200 for the nonprofit's Dog Dynasty in Santa Fe and the Pregnancy and Parenting Support Center in Texas City. More
October 07, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will serve as the venue of a construction safety fair launched by the Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
October 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College North’s psychology department will host a psychology expo to allow students to showcase class projects and to provide information about psychological topics on October 15 and 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. More
October 07, 2014 -- Researchers at the University of Houston are studying brain activity among babies and toddlers triggered by playtime interactions. More
October 07, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today toured the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
October 07, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its Undergraduate Research Day on Thursday. More
October 07, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its "Spirit Week" on October 13-17. More
October 07, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today congratulated the University of Texas Center for Identity on the center's launch of IDWise, an online tool for managing personal identity. More
October 07, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that biologists with the university have developed a novel sequencing technique to decoding portions of human DNA once thought "biological trash". More
October 06, 2014 -- Professors with the University of Houston College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will present a variety of live scientific demonstrations at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land on October 11. More
October 06, 2014 -- Lone Star College will host an adjunct faculty job fair on Saturday at the LSC-North Harris campus. More
October 06, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million in support of the university's new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building. More
October 06, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges this week as part of LIT's re-accreditation process. More
October 06, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Grace Schwarz, a former student at COM, is assisting in the development of an application to facilitate searches for native plants matching specific criteria, such as the color of the flowers or whether it needs sun or shade. More
October 03, 2014 -- Texas Southern University will recognize its outstanding alumni and former students, community leaders and corporate and philanthropic partners at its President’s Gala, held annually as part of the university's Homecoming celebration. More
October 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center is expanding operations, with test-flight missions the week of October 6 from an airport in Port Mansfield. More
October 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a team, including a professor and students with the university, is studying the wreck of a ship believed to have sunk during a storm in 1583. More
October 03, 2014 -- University of Houston System Chancellor and UH President Renu Khator recently delivered her fall address. More
October 02, 2014 -- Lone Star College was recently designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. More
October 02, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that Melissa Grunlan, an associate professor in the university's Department of Biomedical Engineering, is researching a newly developed material that molds itself to fill gaps in bone while promoting bone growth to more effectively treat face defects. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Thursday released a study showing that forestry-driven, wood-based industries contribute $30.3 billion to the state's economy and support more than 130,600 jobs. More
October 02, 2014 -- Lone Star College will host a technical careers and skilled trades career fair on October 15 at the North Harris campus. More
October 01, 2014 -- Galveston College's Culinary Arts Department will host its annual Scholarship Luncheon on October 24. More
October 01, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a hybrid material made with graphene "quantum dots" that can perform better than platinum catalysts for reactions in fuel cells. More
October 01, 2014 -- Lone Star College will host a free Grad School Expo on October 17 at the University Park campus. More
October 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted its first "Make a Difference" Day, providing students an opportunity to learn about area nonprofit organizations and volunteerism. More
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
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
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
September 23, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Bennie Matthews opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.20508 per $100 valuation for 2014, which reflects a decrease of 2.13 percent from 2013. More
September 22, 2014 -- A sophomore member of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets will be rewarded for protecting Reveille VII, the school's mascot, from a collision with a Southern Methodist University football player during a nationally televised game. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System has appointed a search advisory committee to recommend potential candidates for the next president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio. More
September 22, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Police Chief E.W. "Butch" Carr has announced his retirement after serving at COM for 11 years. More
September 19, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland dedicated its firearms training center to the late Lemuel B. "Lem" Powell, who for 28 years taught students in the college's Basic Peace Officer Academy, civilians seeking concealed handgun licenses and local police officers. More
September 19, 2014 -- Lone Star College has announced that it is offering high-level training courses to provide job skills for employees to fill job openings anticipated now through 2017. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.187 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 18, 2014 -- New findings by a biomedical engineer at the University of Houston and his team of researchers determined that a plant extract could be key in fighting lupus. More
September 18, 2014 -- Galveston College has announced that Yaga's Café will host a Halloween Bash on October 23, with proceeds to benefit the college's Vocational Technical programs. More
September 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today participated in the site dedication for the future Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility at Texas A&M University. More
September 17, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 91 students attending classes this fall. More
September 17, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that theorists with the university have developed a formula that explains how nanotubes grow in different types. More w/Video
September 17, 2014 -- Texas Southern University today announced that the university has received the 2014 Scientific Leadership Award from the Department of Homeland Security. More
September 17, 2014 -- Baylor University today announced that the university has reached record enrollment numbers for the fall semester, with 16,263 students. More
September 16, 2014 -- Former Houston Texans wide receiver J.J. Moses recently graced the College of the Mainland's second annual Family Day. More
September 16, 2014 -- Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar recently visited the San Jacinto College maritime training center to present a $368,173 Skills Development Fund grant for maritime job training. More
September 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will launch ACCents, its new weekly radio show highlighting the programs, students and faculty at the college, on Thursday on KACC 89.7 FM. More
September 16, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have created a transparent film made of graphene nanoribbons which could be used to keep glass surfaces free of ice and fog. More
September 16, 2014 -- University of Houston has announced that students from the university's College of Architecture Industrial Design program will display their customized chairs in the Wilsonart Challenge on Thursday. More
September 15, 2014 -- University of Houston will break ground on the university's new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building on October 6. More
September 15, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers at the university has created a color display technology with aluminum nanorods, a step in creating camoflaging "metamaterials" which could automatically blend into the background. More
September 15, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a career fair on October 1 at the Slovacek Student Center at the college's North Campus. More
September 15, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed a process to create "neat" nanotube fibers. More
September 14, 2014 -- Texas A&M University Veteran Resource & Support Center reports that approximately 2,500 military dependents, spouses and survivors are currently enrolled in the program. More
September 14, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College North Campus Science and Allied Health Building has received the Associated General Contractors APEX Award, "based on meeting or exceeding stringent and comprehensive criteria". More
September 14, 2014 -- The University of Houston reports that preliminary fall enrollment, based on the 12th day of classes, is 40,959, the largest in the history of the institution. More
September 12, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's firing range will be renamed in honor of Lem Powell, former range master for COM. More
September 12, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 drama season. More
September 12, 2014 -- Lone Star College on Thursday announced that the college system's student enrollment reached a new record of 82,818 credit students. More
September 12, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology and Lamar University will host a Constitution Day program on Tuesday. More
September 11, 2014 -- One-third of men in academic science are willing to scale back their careers to focus on family life, according to a new study from Rice University, Pennsylvania State University and Southern Methodist University that suggests traditional family roles may be shifting. More
September 11, 2014 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that a researcher with the university plans to study China's Yellow River for possible new ideas to restore delta landscapes such as the Mississippi River Delta. More w/Video
September 11, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the United States Department of Education TRIO – Upward Bound Program Grant award for Project Year 2014-2015. More
September 11, 2014 -- Researchers at Texas A&M University at Galveston have found a use for the hundreds of tons of stinky seaweed that have washed up on Texas and Louisiana beaches. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees recently voted for a reduced tax rate for the 2014-2015 tax year. More
September 09, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that phosphorus may serve as a stable semiconductor due to it not being affected by defects when formed as a two-dimensional material. More
September 09, 2014 -- Lamar University will host local attorney David Starnes as keynote speaker for the university's Constitution Day conference on September 16. More
September 09, 2014 -- Texas Southern University recently hosted Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry, who visited the campus to speak with student leaders regarding the importance of registering and voting in the upcoming November elections. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Galveston College Foundation has announced that Yaga's Cafe will host a Halloween Bash on October 23, with proceeds to benefit the Vocational Technical Programs at Galveston College. More
September 08, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present "Greater Tuna", September 11-28. More
September 08, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that Eugene Zubarev, a chemist at the university, has received the National Science Foundations's "special creativity" grant award extension for his research into producing gold nanorods. More
September 08, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a research team, which included a professor with the university, has developed a new device to better detect radiation. More
September 05, 2014 -- Galveston College will host Jodi Wright-Gidley, executive director of the Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation, to present "A City on Stilts: The Rebuilding of Galveston After the 1900 Storm" on October 7 as part of the college's lecture series. More
September 05, 2014 -- Texas Southern University has announced that the Sierra Club has named its newest Environmental Justice Award in honor of Dr. Robert Bullard, dean of TSU's Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs. More
September 04, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland will hold a free artist talk and reception in honor of its newest exhibit, "NUU SA DAKAI: A People That Paints", at the COM Art Gallery on September 8 at 2 p.m. More
September 04, 2014 -- UH Energy, the University of Houston’s energy initiative, will tackle some of the top issues facing the industry during its 2014-2015 Energy Symposium Series: Critical Issues in Energy. More
September 04, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland will host its second annual Family Day on September 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More
September 04, 2014 -- The West Harris County branch of the American Association of University Women will host a meeting featuring Dr. Ann Koci, Associate Professor at the Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing at Texas Women's University, at the Harris County Tracy Gee Community Center on September 23 at 7 p.m. More
September 04, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host its "white coats" ceremony for incoming physician assistant students on Friday. More
September 04, 2014 -- Alvin Community College has started work to repair the bridge over the pond at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
September 04, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Paul Chu, founding director of the university's Texas Center for Superconductivity, is leading a group of investigators as they build a $1.8 million piece of equipment designed to further their research and make superconductivity and thermoelectricity more commercially viable. More
September 04, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week voted 5-1, with James DeWitt opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.204 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 04, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve a contract with Lovett & Lovett Executive Search, Inc. to assist with the search for a vice president for administration and finance. More
September 03, 2014 -- A Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension Service agronomist said a shortage of small grain rye seed may require many East and Central Texas producers to rethink their winter pasture plan. More
September 03, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland dedicated a tree in honor of a student who was killed in a 2007 car accident. More
September 03, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host free Incident Command System classes this month at the college's Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
September 03, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees last week voted unanimously to place adoption of the college’s 2014 property tax rate on the September 22 meeting agenda. More
September 03, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that, according to a report released by the Episcopal Health Foundation and the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the percentage of Texans without health insurance dropped after the first enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents is meeting today in College Station. More
September 03, 2014 -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named the Houston Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (H-LSAMP) project as a Senior Alliance for the 2014-2015 academic year. More
September 02, 2014 -- Texas Southern University today announced that the National Science Foundation has presented a five-year, $430,000 CAREER award to Dr. Miao Pan, an assistant professor at the university. More
September 02, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that the National Science Foundation has renewed a five-year, $11.75 million grant to support the university's Center for Theoretical Biological Physics. More
September 02, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Alex Bukreyev, a professor of pathology at University of Texas at Galveston and a noted virologist, who has been awarded two National Institutes of Health grants and a U.S. Department of Defense grant totaling more than $6 million to develop experimental drugs against both Ebola and Marburg viruses. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Wednesday to consider various items, including the approval of an internal audit plan for the university system for FY2015. More
August 29, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers has been named vice president and chief medical officer for the Health System at UTMB. More
August 29, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today reported that cloud seeding, which is being attempted in drought-stricken areas of Texas, has "mixed results at best" for producing more rain. More
August 28, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have produced an analysis of water produced by hydraulic fracturing, and have suggested environmentally friendly remedies needed to treat and re-use the water. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System today reported that the college provides a $3.1 billion economic impact into the local community each year. More
August 28, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will open its Sports Injury Clinic on Saturdays beginning August 30. More
August 28, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a dual credit orientation session for high school students. More
August 28, 2014 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that optometrists with the university are collaborating on a NASA study that examines ocular changes seen in a number of astronauts. More
August 28, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university have confirmed the synthesis of a recently discovered natural antibiotic. More
August 28, 2014 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university has received a $150,000 Minority Health Research and Education Grant to increase the number of minorities in speech and hearing professions. More
August 27, 2014 -- Texas State Technical College Chancellor Mike Reeser has appointed Randy Wooten to serve as the school's East Texas regional executive in the Fort Bend County area. More
August 27, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university and the University of Nevada have determined that the tectonic plate that dominates the Pacific "Ring of Fire" shrinks as it cools. More
August 27, 2014 -- Baylor University on Tuesday issued a news release regarding the death of W. Fred Cameron of Houston, former chair of the university's board of regents. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget. More
August 26, 2014 -- Rice University, University of Texas at Austin, and Texas A&M University have received a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation to become a "regional innovation hub that translates academic research into useful technologies with commercial applications". More
August 26, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a visit from United States Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, who toured the college's workforce training programs. More
August 26, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that donations from local businesses and individuals have helped fund new scholarships for the college. More
August 26, 2014 -- Texas A&M University developed a free smartphone app to help football fans get to and from games at Kyle Field as safely as possible. More
August 25, 2014 -- Galveston College was recently recognized for being part of a partnership with ExxonMobil which awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in the petrochemical field. More
August 25, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university have created a color photodetector that directly response to red, green and blue light in much the same way as the human eye. More
August 25, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that the National Science Foundation has provided a three-year, $1.2 million grant to the university for the development of better cloud-computing tools. More
August 25, 2014 -- Rice University-based publisher OpenStax College today announced that it will add 10 new titles to its catalog of free textbooks for college courses by 2017. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System was recently ranked fourth in a list of the top associate degree producers by Community College Week magazine. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host classes beginning tonight. More
August 25, 2014 -- Galveston College will host a Marine and Maritime Safety course in November. More
August 22, 2014 -- Lynda Guidry shares her thoughts on the passing of Victor Lang. More
August 21, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Downtown recently launched the UHD College of Business Career Development Center with assistance from Walmart. More
August 21, 2014 -- A diverse group of stakeholders, including commercial and recreational fishermen, state and federal fisheries enforcers, and elected officials, met on August 18 at Texas A&M University at Galveston for a summit on how best to stop illegal fishing in United States waters by foreign vessels. More
August 21, 2014 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today formally approved the appointment of Admiral William H. McRaven as chancellor of the UT-System. More
August 21, 2014 -- The University of Houston today announced that it has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of women faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More
August 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on Wednesday announced that the university's Conrad Blucher Institute has received a federal contract to continue to operate and maintain the water level and ocean monitoring network along the Western Gulf of Mexico. More
August 20, 2014 -- Tilman J. Fertitta has been elected chair of the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
August 20, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that the university has been accepted into the Gulf Coast Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit. More
August 20, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that Andriy Nevidomskyy, a theoretical physicist at the university, has been named a recipient of a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation and a Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. More
August 20, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university, working in collaboration with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, have developed a treatment effective against the Marburg virus. More
August 20, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that George E. Fox, a professor of biology and biochemistry at the university, has been named a fellow in the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life. More
August 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University storm expert Robert Korty today reported that unfavorable conditions in the tropical Atlantic Ocean, such as dry air and wind shear, has contributed to few hurricanes forming this year. More
August 20, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that K.C. Nicolaou, an organic chemist at the university, has been named a recipient of the Nemitsas Prize, which is also referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Cyprus". More
August 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced the launch of a dedicated Spanish radio network for Aggie football, featuring radio stations in San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and McAllen. More
August 20, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is offering scholarships in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as safety and health care through a grant awarded to the college by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
August 19, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 Autism Speaker Series. More
August 19, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host its "College Colors Day" on August 28 to coincide with the football season opener with the University of South Carolina. More
August 18, 2014 -- Lamar University will host various activities starting Friday for its "Week of Welcome" for new and returning students. More
August 18, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation recently held a membership drive to kick off its Alumni Association. More
August 18, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have found the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect a certain type of nematode, which are worms that are the most abundant animal on Earth. More
August 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University presented 1,870 students with degrees during commencement ceremonies on Friday. More
August 18, 2014 -- University of Houston has announced that freshman students will be required to live on campus beginning in the fall semester of 2015. More
August 15, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has renamed its Alumni Association Leadership Service Award as the Marilyn S. Sims Leadership Service Award. More
August 15, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College theater and film department has set open public auditions for "Little Shop of Horrors", a popular, large-cast musical comedy written by the award-winning team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken. More
August 15, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown has named Leigh Van Horn as interim dean of the College of Public Service. More
August 15, 2014 -- Rice University today reported that Baker Institute's Gary Hale, a nonresident fellow in drug policy and Mexico studies, has issued a new policy brief regarding the legalization of marijuana. More
August 15, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development has been named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research, Evaluation and Training on Emerging Infectious Diseases. More
August 14, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that TAMU mathematician Yalchin Efendiev will deliver a public lecture on multiscale modeling and methods on Friday at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul, South Korea. More
August 14, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a proposed budget for FY2015. More
August 14, 2014 -- Lamar University will host its summer commencement ceremony on Saturday. More
August 14, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that six UTMB faculty have been presented Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards from the UT System Board of Regents. More
August 14, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi today announced that researchers have developed a new method for detecting oil in subsurface water. More
August 14, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Cheryl Sadro has been named chief business and finance officer. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $1.5 million in preparedness funding to the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston to address the health of volunteer firefighters. More
August 13, 2014 -- The West Harris County branch of the American Association of University Women will host a coffee for prospective members on August 23 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church. More
August 13, 2014 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that experiments at one of the university's laboratories has provided proof that foam may be used in methods to recover additional oil from wells. More w/Video
August 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that four COM students have been awarded scholarships from the ExxonMobil Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
August 13, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a graduation ceremony for the School of Health Professions on Friday. More
August 12, 2014 -- Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan has won a Materials Synthesis Investigator award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. More
August 12, 2014 -- A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has developed technology which makes use of lasers to help probe explosives from distances of a half mile and farther. More
August 12, 2014 -- University of Houston mathematician Suncica Canic was recognized as a Society of Industry and Applied Mathematics fellow for her "outstanding contributions to the development of mathematical theory and applications to the life sciences". More
August 12, 2014 -- The Texas Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations on Monday voted 6-1, with Representative Charles Perry opposed, to censure University of Texas System Regent Wallace L. Hall Jr. for “misconduct, incompetency in the performance of official duties, or behavior unbefitting” a state official. More
August 12, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Small Business Safety and Health Center, at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, will host a free "lunch and learn" on August 21 regarding safety measures for temporary staff. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology will honor the four Houston firefighters who perished while battling a hotel fire in late May 2013 at its "Salute to Real American Heroes" event on September 11. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program recently received accreditation reaffirmation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. More
August 11, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will celebrate the installation of a replica of the Liberty Bell on its campus with a special dedication scheduled for September 17 at 5:30 p.m. in the north lobby of the university's Bayou Building. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System and University of Texas at Austin today announced that they are leading the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative, a program to award associate degrees to students who have earned the necessary credits after transferring to a four-year institution. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation will host its annual "A Salute to the Real American Heroes" fundraiser on September 11. More
August 11, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study by economists with the university has found that the 2009 "Cash for Clunkers" fiscal stimulus program had the opposite effect, costing the automobile industry "billions in lost revenue". More
August 11, 2014 -- Announcements: Early Registration for the 2014 fall semester at Galveston College is now in progress; and two drama classes will begin this fall. More
August 10, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced a scholarship to honor the late Grover Salsbury. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to adopt the system's FY2015 operating budget and approved an order to place a $485 million bond referendum on the November 4 election ballot. More
August 08, 2014 -- University of Houston has announced a long-term partnership with Aramark to serve as the exclusive provider of venue management, food, beverage, retail merchandise and facility maintenance services at all the university's athletic facilities and Cullen Performance Hall. More
August 08, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget. More
August 07, 2014 -- Lamar University will confer 683 degrees at its summer commencement ceremony August 16 at the Montagne Center. More
August 07, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that "Data First", an approach to teaching developed at the university, was recently presented to a class of Houston Independent School District science teachers. More
August 07, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a research study at the university has found that hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas can lessen its environmental impact by switching from fresh groundwater to brackish groundwater. More
August 06, 2014 -- Elizabeth Rogers, public information officer for the City of Galveston, was one of the inaugural graduates of a certified public communicator program at Texas Christian University. More
August 06, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that the Reese Construction Management Program at the university has been accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. More
August 06, 2014 -- Galveston College's Law Enforcement Academy is currently seeking students for its upcoming class of cadets. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a report led by a TAMU oceanographer has formulated a set of priorities regarding research conducted in Antarctica. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Southern University "Ocean of Soul" Marching Band recently performed in front of more than 200,000 people during the Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities in Canton, Ohio. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Texas A&M University a $4.6 million, two-year contract to promote adult education and literacy. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax, its non-profit effort to provide free textbooks to college students, is launching an effort to develop free, digital textbooks capable of delivering personalized lessons to high school students. More w/Video
August 05, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Gulf of Mexico Program on Monday announced that it has provided $88,474 in supplemental funding to the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium to reduce the gulf's hypoxic zone. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently voted to schedule public hearings for August 11 and 14 regarding the college's proposed tax rate of $0.204 per $100 valuation. More
August 04, 2014 -- Several students at the University of Houston spent the summer searching for eventual solutions to problems ranging from alcoholism, cancer and Alzheimer’s to finding better ways to clean contact lenses and use Lego models to build bridges. More
August 02, 2014 -- A University of Houston researcher has reported that cancer survivors who write down their fears and emotions may improve their outcome. More
August 02, 2014 -- San Jacinto College announced on Friday that seven San Jacinto College administrators have been promoted to key positions. More
August 02, 2014 -- Rice University researchers suggest that people who are politically liberal and conservative may be "hardwired to disagree". More
August 01, 2014 -- Scientists with Rice University led a study which revealed new clues about an iron-based superconductor. More
August 01, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that William "Bill" Fulton has been named director of the university's Kinder Institute for Urban Research. More
August 01, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that two scientists with the university have developed a treatment that shows promise in fighting fibrotic disease. More
August 01, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown on Thursday announced that Greg Dement has been named director of the university's new Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence. More
July 31, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a TAMU-led team of researchers have observed an ancient spiral galaxy utilizing NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. More
July 31, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Chorale and Mainland Singers recently performed a series of concerts in a tour of Ireland. More
July 31, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers at the university have received more than $6 million in grants to develop treatments for the Ebola and Marburg viruses. More
July 31, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Dr. Stephen Searcy, head of the biological and agricultural engineering department, has been elected to the Texas Plant Protection Association Board of Directors. More
July 31, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will offer a United States history course exclusively for veteran students in the fall semester. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Board of Regents of Texas Chiropractic College recently named Dr. Richard G. Brassard President Emeritus. More
July 30, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Community Band recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with an Independence Day concert. More
July 30, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown has named Mari Nicholson-Preuss as the director of the university's new undergraduate Honors Program. More
July 30, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that engineering design graphic students received second place awards during the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills conference. More
July 30, 2014 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that researchers with the university have developed a chemical process to create a tough, ultralight foam of atom-thick sheets. More
July 30, 2014 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday announced that the number of students selecting online courses at the college is continuing to grow. More
July 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Tuesday selected Admiral William H. McRaven, currently commander of the United States Special Operations Command, as the sole finalist for chancellor of The University of Texas System. More
July 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland was invited by Texas A&M University to join the Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium, which is covered under a $4.5 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
July 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed Friday, August 1, as Houston Shakespeare Festival Day in recognition of University of Houston's annual festival. More
July 29, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently signed an agreement with Vietnam National University, Hanoi to allow students in VNU's University of Engineering and Technology to complete their first two years in Vietnam before completing their education at UHCL. More
July 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Charles King as director of the college’s Facilities and Maintenance Department. More
July 28, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that a grant through the Health Resources and Service Administration has funded a program that has assisted in a program offering student teams to provide collaborative care for children and families through Child Protective Services. More
July 28, 2014 -- Rice University's Energy and Environment Initiative Executive Director Chuck McConnell will testify before the House of Representatives committee on Science, Space and Technology on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced that it has joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in an effort to build capacity for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing countries. More
July 25, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted to approve a four percent pay increase for FY2014 for current employees hired prior to February 28. More
July 24, 2014 -- A researcher at Texas A&M University asserted that companies are worth less on Wall Street when their CEOs are perceived as "greedy". More
July 24, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a Legos and Minecraft-themed crafts lesson as part of the college's Busy Bodies Kids' College for the summer. More
July 24, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a documentary celebrating the life of TAMU graduate and energy pioneer George P. Mitchell will debut on August 3 on Houston's Channel 8. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host its "Fish Camp" sessions beginning August 1. More
July 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will hold auditions August 11-13 for a music scholarship at the college. More
July 23, 2014 -- Two Texas A&M University economists reported that the Affordable Care Act will not likely slow healthcare growth and spending. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 14 grants totaling almost $1 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. More
July 23, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have shown that "brown fat", or brown adipose tissue, protects against diabetes and obesity. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will host a budget workshop meeting on July 28. More
July 22, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a new study has found that African-Americans are 45 percent more likely than whites to switch from owning their homes to renting them. More w/Video
July 22, 2014 -- Rice University on Monday announced that Dean Becker, a member of the Drug Policy Program at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy, has written a new book in which he calls for an end to the "war on drugs". More
July 21, 2014 -- Lamar University’s Department of Computer Science is offering a new course, Introduction to Computer Game Development, designed for students interested in learning more about the game development industry. More
July 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University announced that it is in possession of an anchor believed to have been lost during the Northwest Expedition. More
July 21, 2014 -- Lone Star College today issued a reminder that August 1 is the deadline to submit nominations for the Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council's 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
July 21, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host an orientation session on Wednesday for new students. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Texas City Small Business Fair, an event launching Texas City Small Business Week, will take place on August 4 at College of the Mainland. More
July 21, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have discovered that by stretching Carbyne, a one-dimensional chain of carbon atoms, the material's properties change in ways that may be useful for nanoscale electronics and optics. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Baylor University Board of Regents recently voted to approve renovations of the campus's historic Fifth Street, including the addition of a fountain, through a major gift provided by Baylor alumnus Dr. Thomas Rosenbalm. More
July 18, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host auditions July 30-31 at the Central Campus for its production of "Dirty Work at the Crossroads". More
July 18, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Karen Brasier, an artist and alumnus of the college, will display works at the "Sunday Matinee: Unlimited Viewing" exhibit at Houston Community College's Wedge Gallery in September. More
July 17, 2014 -- Rice University will be sending a team of Earth scientists to Mount Saint Helens in Washington State to participate in a massive ultrasound and CAT scan of the famous volcano's internal plumbing. More
July 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today delivered a restored French ship to the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, where it will be on display beginning October 25. More
July 17, 2014 -- University of Houston Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator recently received an honorary degree from Swansea University in the United Kingdom. More
July 17, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have succeeded in analyzing transmembrane protein, providing a technique that should assist researchers who study proteins implicated in diseases. More w/Video
July 16, 2014 -- Lone Star College System and FMC Technologies have opened a lab to train service technicians. More
July 16, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will launch its production of "9 to 5: The Musical" on Thursday. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded $4.5 million to Texas A&M University for the new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium. More
July 15, 2014 -- Researchers at Rice University predicted that a three-dimensional porous nanostructure could benefit nanoelectronics and gas storage. More
July 15, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today reported that the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico is much smaller than usual this year. More
July 15, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery will open an exhibit on Thursday featuring works from students in COM's Senior Adult Program. More
July 15, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation recently received $25,000 from the North Shore Rotary Club Foundation for the creation of an endowed scholarship. More
July 14, 2014 -- An expert with Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy said on Monday that the United States' immigration crisis is likely to get worse before it gets better if Congress and President Barack Obama do not act on immigration reform. More
July 14, 2014 -- Psychologists at Rice University recently conducted a study which determined that older adults are nearly twice likely to have their memories affected by environmental distractions. More
July 14, 2014 -- The University of Houston reports that a study ranked the Houston metro area fourth in a new listing of the nation's top places for graduates working in fields related to science, technology, engineering and math. More
July 14, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a theoretical model has been developed that could benefit lithium-ion batteries by predicting how carbon components will perform. More
July 14, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that Stephanie Molina has been named president of the university's Alumni Advisory Board. More
July 13, 2014 -- Approximately 120 high school students from Houston Independent School District, as well as other local school districts and private schools, convened at the University of Houston-Downtown on July 9 in a celebration of diversity, manhood, culture and community, as championed in Ernest J. Gaines’ classic book, A Lesson Before Dying. More
July 13, 2014 -- Rice University reports progress that may lead to mass production of the university's breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory. More
July 11, 2014 -- Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston course for the 2014-2015 class. More
July 11, 2014 -- The University of Houston's new Innovation Center will host an eight week class for Houston Health Venture’s NextHIT accelerator program in the fall. More
July 10, 2014 -- Galveston College spotlights recently recognized several recipients of scholarships. More
July 10, 2014 -- The University of Houston today was designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a designation acknowledging universities working with public and private sector partners to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development and community development. More
July 10, 2014 -- San Jacinto College has published a report on its work with UpSkill Houston, an industry-led workforce development program launched earlier this month by the Greater Houston Partnership aimed at filling the need for skilled workers in the Gulf Coast region. More
July 08, 2014 -- Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation reports that many Texans eligible for subsidies from Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace still believe coverage is too expensive. More
July 08, 2014 -- Phillips 66, a Houston-based energy manufacturing and logistics company, which was created in 2012 through a split with ConocoPhillips,has made a $100,000 donation to the University of Houston to support programs in engineering and busienss. More
July 08, 2014 -- Penny Westerfeld has been named interim president of Lone Star College-North Harris. More
July 08, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will honor Chief Pete Shelton with an endowment in his name at a ceremony on July 14. More
July 07, 2014 -- A team from Texas A&M University and Stanford University is currently developing technology to generate high-resolution, three-dimensional images of the inner ear. More
July 07, 2014 -- A decade of research by Rice University scientists has produced a two-dimensional model to prove how gas hydrate is formed under the ocean floor. More
July 07, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with noted Houston periodontologist, Dr. Todd Scheyer, about the American Academy of Periodontology’s “Love the Gums You’re With” campaign. More
July 03, 2014 -- Last weekend, approximately 100 middle and high school students from Houston PREP (Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program) at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) learned how math and science power motorsports firsthand from Team Penske Driver Will Power and engineers at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Steve Head as the next chancellor of the system. More
July 02, 2014 -- Researchers from Rice University, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have found that hormone levels can affect voter turnout. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents reviewed the proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during the meeting on June 26. More
June 30, 2014 -- Doolin Maritime Education Pathways will host a free Maritime Careers Camp in Galveston in August. More
June 30, 2014 -- A Texas Southern University team of researchers consisting of Dr. Xin Wei, Dr. Yuanjian Deng, Dr. Renard L. Thomas, and Dr. Bobby Wilson recently received a patent entitled “Instantaneous Electro Deposition of Metal Nanostructures on Carbon Nanotubes.” More
June 30, 2014 -- Rice University scientists report that they can unzip nanotubes into graphene nanoribbons without chemicals by firing them at a target at 15,000 miles per hour. More
June 28, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Directors held a workshop meeting on Friday. More
June 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced that its welding course is providing careers for its students, as demand is high for welders in the area. More
June 27, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted an orientation for the university's first future freshman class. More
June 27, 2014 -- Alvin Community College, working with Workforce Solutions, has launched the Access Granted program, which provides free job training for those interested in the pipefitting and welding fields. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on July 1 to formally appoint Dr. Steve Head as chancellor. More
June 26, 2014 -- Rice University researchers have published the results of multiple studies regarding palladium-gold nanoparticles. More
June 26, 2014 -- Rice University biologist George Phillips has published research regarding a variety of fish with electric organs. More
June 26, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that research from a team including Rice suggests that the United States should re-evaluate its definition of skilled workers to include informal skills of migrant workers in its immigration policy. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service is urging citizens to use caution to avoid starting wildfires while celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology will honor Chief Pete Shelton with an endowment in his name during a signing event on July 14 at the Institute's Multi-Purpose Center. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System, through a partnership with Texas Workforce Solutions, is offering free workforce training in various fields. More
June 25, 2014 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday announced that the college's Upward Bound team recently won first place at the annual TRiO Field Day. More
June 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that nursing professionals with UTMB have received awards through the Good Samaritan Foundation's Excellence in Nursing categories. More
June 25, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it is the first community college in Texas to offer a student-operated First Responder Organization, in which certified students will provide on-campus emergency medical care. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Rice University Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship has been named number one among the top university business incubators for the second year in a row by UBI Index. More
June 24, 2014 -- Texas State Climatologist and professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University John Nielsen-Gammon has reported that while recent rains have helped some areas, approximately 70 percent of Texas remains in some form of drought. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees has approved a measure to maintain its current homestead property tax exemptions in 2014. More
June 24, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to rename the college’s firearms facility as “The Lemuel ‘Lem’ B. Powell Firearms Training Facility”. More
June 23, 2014 -- Michael Lowe, a student at Texas A&M University, has published research regarding consumer behavior. More
June 23, 2014 -- Texas Southern University recently named Tom Joyner as an honorary member of the university's Ocean of Soul marching band during the "Party with a Purpose" fundraising event at Grooves of Houston. More
June 23, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that physicists with the university, working as part of a collaborative effort, have found evidence confirming the Higgs boson particle responsible for mass. More
June 23, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have created a one-step process for producing highly efficient materials that let the maximum amount of sunlight reach the cells of a solar panel. More
June 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi today announced that its Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration as a fully operational test site for unmanned vehicles. More
June 20, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that Kevin Dodson has been named the founding dean of the university's Honors College program. More
June 20, 2014 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents recently welcomed Asit Shah, who was appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve as student regent. More
June 19, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that the university has received a $1 million grant from Houston Endowment, Inc. to conduct a study on how urban development is affecting neighborhoods and residents in the Greater Houston metropolitan area. More
June 18, 2014 -- Roger Howe, a professor at Texas A&M University, has posted a discussion of the reasons that he says students in Asian nations often outperform American students in math. More
June 18, 2014 -- The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, during a special called meeting today, confirmed the appointment of Dr. Betty Reynard as president of Lamar State College-Port Arthur. More
June 18, 2014 -- University of Houston will host Houston-area middle school students on June 24 to unveil model spacecraft the students built as part of the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. More
June 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today reminded those visiting Texas beaches this summer to take precautions when in the water. More
June 18, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that a recent study has found that the college's economic impact in the region totals $813.4 million. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Moores School of Music at the University of Houston announced music theorist Andrew Davis as its new director. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas recently launched a free, online training program to strengthen civil and criminal enforcement efforts at the local, county, state, and tribal levels. More
June 17, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will kick off its College for Kids camp July 7. More
June 17, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Jean Darnell, a student in the university's School of Education Information and Library Science, recently received the Texas Library Association's Black Caucus Roundtable Conference Scholarship. More
June 17, 2014 -- Alvin Community College is inviting painters, sculptors and illustrators to its campus to educate students about trends in art as part of the college's Visiting Artists at ACC Art Studios program. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum on the Lamar University campus will host an obstacle course mud run on June 21 as part of the museum's Great Outdoors Day. More
June 17, 2014 -- Rice University on Monday announced that an international team of scientists is creating composite particles that could be used in conjunction with magnetic resonance imaging to improve detection and fight disease. More
June 17, 2014 -- University of Houston was recently recognized as one of the "50 Most Affordable Colleges with the Best Return" by Affordable Schools, an online guide to higher education institutions across the country. More
June 17, 2014 -- College of the Mainland was recently presented the Award for Energy Stewardship by Cenergistic, the college's partner in its energy conservation program. More
June 17, 2014 -- Rice University on Monday announced that scientists with the university have published an open-access study regarding the process by which stem cells differentiate. More
June 16, 2014 -- Lamar University recently appointed Vicki McNeil as vice president for the division of student engagement. More
June 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a Veterans' Education and Benefits Fair on June 24. More
June 16, 2014 -- University of Houston is hosting the Governor's Science and Technology Champions Academy this week. More
June 16, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a study by UTMB researchers shows that mutation of the chikungunya virus places several countries at risk of epidemic circulation of the virus. More
June 14, 2014 -- Rice University has released a report showing that nearly all adult Texans were aware of the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace before the open-enrollment period ended. More
June 14, 2014 -- Researchers at the University of Houston have published the results of a food marketing study. More
June 13, 2014 -- Lamar University is hosting its 11th annual Nightingale Experience with CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth and St. Mary today and on Saturday. More
June 13, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a team of scientists examining core samples extracted near the Strait of Gibraltar have found proof of shifts in climate change since about 6 million years ago. More
June 13, 2014 -- A student team from the University of Houston on Thursday in Washington, D.C. won the three top awards at the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. More
June 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland spotlights a process technology class taught by Pete Rygaard. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Board of Regents of the Galveston Community College District has elected officers for the upcoming 2014 through 2016 years. More
June 12, 2014 -- Texas Southern University has named Knubian Gatlin and Jared Artmore as Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholars. More
June 12, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university is participating in a $30 million national study to prevent falls in older people. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce today issued a news release regarding improvements in graduation rates at Galveston College. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Armin Cantini as chair of the board. More
June 11, 2014 -- Scientists at Rice University have published research regarding an invention called a hygroscopic scaffold which allows “Nanotube forests” to drink water from arid air. More
June 11, 2014 -- The University of Houston Law Center will host its third annual Ethics & Compliance Symposium on Friday. More
June 11, 2014 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that James A. Baker, III, the 61st secretary of state, and Susan G. Baker have established an endowed fellowship in honor of the work of Edward Djerejian, the founding director of the Baker Institute for Public Policy. More
June 11, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. David Herndon, the Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Chair in Burn Surgery at UTMB, has been named a recipient of the International Burn Foundation's Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize. More
June 11, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute and Texas Monthly will host a panel on June 18 to discuss Texas veterans' use of marijuana to manage post-traumatic stress disorder. More
June 11, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a project led by researchers with the university has resulted in the development of novel terahertz detectors utilizing carbon nanotubes, which could improve medical imaging, airport passenger screening, food inspection and other applications. More w/Video
June 11, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Dr. Steve Head as sole finalist for the position of chancellor. More
June 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that a team of student volunteers is offering assistance in marine animal stranding incidents in Texas. More
June 10, 2014 -- University of Houston on Monday flew its flag at half-staff in honor of former UH regent Jesse David Armistead, who passed away on Saturday. More
June 09, 2014 -- Pamela Plotkin, director of the Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University, has been designated as a "Harte's Hero" for her work with endangered sea turtles on the Texas coast. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Monday in College Station awarded seventy Texas 4-H members with college scholarships totaling $1.26 million. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Thursday to consider the employment of Senator Robert Duncan as chancellor. More
June 09, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Brittany Martinez, a cosmetology graduate from the college, has been named winner in a contest by "Sexy Hair", a hair product company. More
June 07, 2014 -- Nine tenure-track assistant professors in Texas have been awarded $173,250 in grants by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to conduct innovative research in mental health. More
June 07, 2014 -- Students from San Jacinto College will participate in the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference from June 23 through 27 in Kansas City, Missouri. More
June 07, 2014 -- The University Museum at Texas Southern University in Houston will host its third biannual Wearable Art Competition and Fundraiser on June 14. More
June 06, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has announced the addition of an Associate of Arts degree for the fall semester. More
June 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi on Thursday announced that it has received Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly a small-scale unmanned aircraft system, or a drone, over the campus to map the infrastructure of both the university and the Momentum Campus. More
June 06, 2014 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that Jeremy May, a chemist with the university, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop synthetic strategies to increase the efficiency and yields of chemical reactions, which could impact disease management and treatments. More
June 06, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on June 10 to name a finalist for the next chancellor of the system. More
June 05, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineers at the university are developing a simple, accurate test to detect signs of HIV in patients in resource-poor settings. More
June 05, 2014 -- Texas Southern University will host its 2014 Summer Workshop on African American Texas History July 11-12. More
June 05, 2014 -- Lamar University has announced that Jason Burkett, an accounting student at the university, has been named winner of the Texas Business Hall of Fame Ben J. Rogers Scholarship. More
June 05, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers at the university and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a technique that could use carbon nanotubes to deliver drugs to pancreatic cancer cells and destroy them from within. More
June 05, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston professor William Merrell warns coastal residents to be wary of gulf-forming hurricanes, which can form early in the season. More
June 04, 2014 -- Several Galveston College students have received various scholarships. More
June 04, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a reception on June 19 for Dr. Christal Albrecht, who took office as the college's president on May 19. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently provided a $1,400 grant for the "Jumpstart ESL" project, which will re-established an English as a Second Language program at the college. More
June 04, 2014 -- Galveston College and the Galveston Chamber of Commerce has set dates for the 2014-2015 Leadership Galveston course. More
June 04, 2014 -- Galveston College's Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center will host an open house on July 2. More
June 04, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a Rice physicist has co-authored a study about the discovery of "quantum critical points", which could allow the development of a classification scheme for quantum criticality, a state that may be related to high-temperature superconductivity. More
June 03, 2014 -- University of Houston will host Compaq Computer founder Rod Canion on Thursday to speak on the challenges of creating the personal computer company More
June 03, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that COMPeers, a group of college employees, recently raised more than $1,000 to launch a scholarship for a student dedicated to community service. More
June 03, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University and the Bryan-College Station community will host a Juneteenth celebration on June 19. More
June 03, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have created "an Earth-friendly way to separate carbon dioxide from natural gas at wellheads". More w/Video
June 02, 2014 -- University of Houston recently announced that a team of two UH computer science students has advanced to the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Semifinals in the game design category. More
May 31, 2014 -- Don Gartman has retired as President and CEO of the Galveston County Economic Alliance and the Alliance Foundation; and Dr. Bix Rathburn has been selected to replace him. More
May 30, 2014 -- Dr. Bill Flores, President of the University of Houston-Downtown, addressed more than 100 attendees at the Homeless Youth Network of Houston/Harris County’s recent forum. More
May 30, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Downtown named Dr. Akif Uzman Dean of the College of Sciences and Technology. More
May 30, 2014 -- The University of Houston is part of a National Institutes of Health study to determine whether commercially available, soft bifocal contact lenses slow the progression of nearsightedness in children. More
May 30, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently raised more than $300,000 for scholarships during its "Building a Brighter Future" gala. More
May 30, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Matthew Busby as institutional advancement officer. More
May 30, 2014 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that a research team including chemical engineers from Rice has successfully tracked single molecules inside living cells using carbon nanotubes. More w/Video
May 30, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Rhonda Thompson has been named associate vice president for university advancement. More
May 29, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs on Wednesday awarded diplomas and certifications to area students. More
May 29, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that it has received a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to redesign introductory courses in math and science. More
May 28, 2014 -- William Martin, the Harry and Hazel Chavanne Senior Fellow in Religion and Public Policy and director of the Drug Policy Program at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is advocating for the use of medical marijuana for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. More
May 28, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host former astronaut Dr. Scott Parazynski, chief medical officer as well as director of the Center for Polar Medical Operations at UTMB, on Saturday to deliver the keynote address at the School of Medicine's commencement ceremony. More
May 28, 2014 -- Lamar University's ticket office will have extended hours on June 10 to allow fans to select their seat for the upcoming 2014 football season. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center has announced that Sheila Zea Greaver has joined the center's advisory council. More
May 28, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that Marthe "Marta" Druska Golden has been named assistant vice president for alumni relations. More
May 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Dr. Paul Boyd, professor of music at the college, recently performed on the piano for "Who Am I?", a song cycle inspired by "The Gathering", a collection of the poems, prayers and meditations of young inmates and at-risk youth. More
May 27, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Douglas Paddon-Jones, leader of a team of researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who last week announced their finding that a full serving of protein is needed at each meal for maximum muscle health. More
May 27, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that improved access to health care could lead to the overuse of mammograms for women. More
May 27, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that actor Mirron Willis and director Brendon Fox will be guest artists at the Houston Shakespeare Festival in August. More
May 27, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that Caleb Kemere, a researcher with the university, has received a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to "reboot" Deep Brain Stimulation technology to possibly treat severe depression and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation today issued a statement regarding the University of Texas Board of Regents' decision to implement a freeze on undergraduate in-state tuition. More
May 26, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Leadership North Houston honored Darcy Mingoia and Mike Sullivan during its 19th annual graduation and awards dinner. More
May 26, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University last week announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. More
May 23, 2014 -- Texas State University System Chanceller Brian McCall today named Dr. Betty Reynard as sole finalist in the search for Lamar State College-Port Arthur's next president. More
May 23, 2014 -- University of St. Thomas has announced plans to expand its Master of Science in Finance program to a location in The Woodlands. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded $639,280 in self-sufficiency funding to a consortium made up of Alvin Community College, Brazosport College, Lone Star College and San Jacinto College to provide job training in support of petrochemical employers. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees on Thursday named Dr. Michael L. Burke and Dr. Stephen C. Head as the finalists for the college's next chancellor. More
May 22, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently presented its nursing student awards to four students in the program. More
May 22, 2014 -- Lamar University recognized 162 students who graduated with honors during its fall commencement ceremonies on May 17. More
May 21, 2014 -- Raymond Lewis, Fred Raschke and Carroll Sunseri were sworn in as members of the Board of Regents of the Galveston Community College District. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Tuesday held a ceremony to swear in incumbent regents Cheryl Knape and Mike Pyburn, as well as newly-elected Regent Jody Droege. More
May 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the TS General Rudder flagship training vessel recently departed for the first of two training cruises in the Gulf of Mexico. More
May 20, 2014 -- Thirteen San Jacinto College students were recently inducted into the college’s paralegal honor society, Lambda Epsilon Chi. More
May 20, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that new research shows that a full serving of protein is needed at each meal for maximum muscle health. More
May 19, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted the Pursuit of Wellness and Recovery for Youth Conference, which was presented by the Gulf Coast Center and National Alliance on Mental Illness. More
May 19, 2014 -- University of Houston will host the 27th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents on May 26-28. More
May 19, 2014 -- Texas Southern University will be featured as June's Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month. More
May 19, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced the establishment of a scholarship program for graduates of the university's online master of education program. More
May 17, 2014 -- University of St. Thomas President Robert Ivany today announced the largest gift in the University's history. More
May 17, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted a commencement ceremony for the 2014 graduates of its Fire Academy. More
May 16, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that men's basketball assistant coach Tony Madlock has resigned to take a position at the University of Mississippi. More
May 16, 2014 -- Galveston College recently held a graduation ceremony for its Law Enforcement Academy class. More
May 16, 2014 -- Fourteen honor students from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas visited Galveston this week for a seminar based at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Angleton Danbury Hospital District Board of Directors and the University of Texas System Board of Regents have approved moving forward with a formal relationship between Angleton Danbury Medical Center and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
May 15, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its annual Classical Minds Institute, featuring guitar masters from around the world, on June 10-14. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will be closed May 17 through July 1 for a re-roofing project. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution recognizing Dr. Paul J. Cunningham for his 36 years of service as a regent. More
May 15, 2014 -- College of the Mainland is accepting applications for its one-year Medical Assistant Program. More
May 14, 2014 -- Lamar University recently awarded 20 Research Enhancement Grants to faculty members. More
May 14, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that it has been selected to receive a 2014 grant to host "The Big Read", a program by the National Endowment for the Arts designed to "revitalize the role of reading in American culture". More
May 14, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today sent a letter to Paul L. Foster, chair of the University of Texas System Board of Regents, regarding proposed tuition increases for the university. More
May 13, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host the "Homeland Security Seminar" on June 17 and 18 at the Brayton Fire Training Field. More
May 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently named Dr. Chris Allen and Cheryl Bordwine as the college's 2014 Teachers of the Year. More
May 13, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that researchers have released a study showing that premature aging of the placenta due to oxidative stress is the cause of many preterm births. More
May 12, 2014 -- Alvin Community College retiring President Dr. Rodney Allbright recently presented the "keys to the college" and an ACC shirt to incoming president Dr. Christal M. Albrecht. More
May 12, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a commencement ceremony for more than 300 students on Tuesday. More
May 12, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host the 2014 Houston Spanish and Flamenco Festival May 27-31. More
May 12, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a researcher with the university is assisting the Navy to create an edible probiotic bacterium to help protect sailors and marines from obesity and depression. More
May 12, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Saturday announced that new findings from a team of researchers, including a researcher from the university's Galveston campus, shows that methane gas released into the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident has been consumed slower than expected. More
May 09, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System recently attracted four world-renowned scholars and researchers to the university through its $100 million Chancellors Research Initiative Fund. More
May 09, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $10,000 donation from the Mainland Medical Auxiliary to support scholarships. More
May 09, 2014 -- Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp today announced the results of a comprehensive administrative review conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. More
May 09, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Thursday announced that Susie Fortenberry, executive assistant to LIT President Dr. Paul Szuch, recently received the Texas State University System Staff Excellence Award. More
May 09, 2014 -- Lamar University will host a number of camps specializing in the arts this summer. More
May 08, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples on Thursday served as Texas A&M University's commencement convocation speaker in College Station. More
May 08, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers have found evidence supporting higher rates of climate change and more warming over the coming century. More
May 08, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today published a news release on recent research that found a wide regional variation in rehabilitation outcomes for people who have had a stroke. More
May 07, 2014 -- Galveston College's Culinary Arts program has received a $1,000 scholarship donation from the Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs Foundation. More
May 07, 2014 -- The University of Houston will host its spring 2014 commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday in the Hofheinz Pavilion and the Cullen Performance Hall. More
May 07, 2014 -- The Mays Business School at Texas A&M University has been ranked number five in the Military Times "Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014" list. More
May 07, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will dedicate the A.R. "Babe" Schwartz Coastal Public Trust Doctrine Collection on Friday in the Jack K. Williams Library. More
May 07, 2014 -- Sveta Roady will serve as student speaker at the College of the Mainland commencement ceremony, which will take place on Saturday at the Abundant Life Center in La Marque. More
May 07, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that Joshua Gunn, the new program leader of the Texas Sea Grant College Program's extension program, will be based in Galveston. More
May 07, 2014 -- Rice University recently announced that Jim Krane with the Baker Institute for Public Policy has published a new paper regarding a method to reform and remove state subsidies on energy in energy-exporting countries. More
May 07, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently presented Innovative Initiative Grants and Foundation Excellence Awards during the President's Tea event. More
May 07, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced it has been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for the development of a universal, life-long, flu vaccine. More
May 07, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineers with the university have created a hydrogel that could be used to support the regrowth of bone and other tissues in a patient's body, and degrade as bone or tissue grows to replace it. More w/Video
May 07, 2014 -- Lamar University will host its spring commencement ceremony on May 17, with professional sports broadcaster Bill Macatee delivering the keynote speech. More
May 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will hold the Spring 2014 Commencement main campus ceremonies from Thursday through Saturday at College Station. More
May 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold the institution's Spring 2014 Commencement on Saturday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 06, 2014 -- Galveston College recently presented its exceptional service awards to staff and faculty members. More
May 06, 2014 -- Galveston College recently recognized Regent Dr. Paul Cunningham for his 36 years of service as a member of the board. More
May 06, 2014 -- San Jacinto College and University of Houston-Clear Lake recently launched "Tech Friday", a collaborative initiative to engage students in computer programming, working with robotics, and other math-intensive tasks. More
May 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Drama Department will host auditions on May 8-9 for its two Summer Children's Theatre productions. More
May 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that a team of researchers at the university are developing technology to detect previously undetectable fecal contamination in water. More
May 06, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a live talk between students and UHCL alumnus and astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who spoke from aboard the International Space Station. More
May 06, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that four members of the college's Jazz Ensemble received Outstanding Soloist Awards at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference Jazz Festival. More
May 05, 2014 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber on Monday presented the Congressional Award to Clear Springs High School student Nick Zamora. More
May 05, 2014 -- Galveston College has received donations from the Yaga's Entertainment Food and Wine Festival and the Rotary Club of Galveston. More
May 05, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently named Nedra Johnson as the 2014 San Jacinto College South Campus Outstanding Student Organization Leader. More
May 05, 2014 -- Lamar University's Student Government Association has announced the results of its 2014-2015 officer elections. More
May 05, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples to serve as keynote speaker during the university's spring commencement convocation. More
May 05, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Dr. Chandra Mohan, a biomedical engineer with the university, has received a $200,000 grant to study a possible treatment for kidney disease in those diagnosed with lupus. More
May 05, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a study led by a team of the university's researchers has found that glutamine ratios are a key indicator of ovarian cancer. More
May 05, 2014 -- Texas Southern University will host attorney Joseph D. Jamail, Jr. as keynote speaker for its spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday. More
May 05, 2014 -- Alvin Community College Regent Brenda Brown will be leaving the board in May, after serving 24 years in the position. More
May 05, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Timothy Reistetter, an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who is the lead author on research which found that rehabilitation outcomes for people who have had a stroke vary greatly depending on where they live in the United States. More
May 03, 2014 -- At least four teenagers were injured this morning after someone opened fire during an 'after prom' party at a horse barn in north Harris County. More
May 03, 2014 -- Twelve Aggies, including former Galveston County Judge Ray Holbrook, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. More
May 02, 2014 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that students have invented a device to ensure premature babies received enough nutrients from mother's milk. More w/Video
May 02, 2014 -- Texas A&M University atmospheric sciences professor and Texas State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon has co-authored a report of a "roadmap" to guide research, education and policy decisions for the country in response to challenges facing the United States in the next 10 years. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday hosted the State of University of Houston-Clear Lake Luncheon, to increase awareness of UHCL's downward expansion to include freshman and sophomore level courses. More
May 02, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a discussion on May 9 regarding the March 22 oil spill in Galveston Bay. More
May 02, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host its 40th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Tuesday. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University Board System of Regents on Thursday named Andrew Morriss as dean of the university's School of Law in Fort Worth. More
May 02, 2014 -- University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator today appointed a Sugar Land Transition Steering Committee for the transition of the UH-Victoria and the UH Sugar Land campus. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Lone Star College Foundation recently raised more than $630,000, a record, for student scholarships during its StarGala 2014 event. More
May 01, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted the President's Tea, where ACC President Rodney Allbright recognized 14 students as Presidential Scholars. More
May 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will offer a variety of sports camps during the summer. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Galveston College Whitecaps baseball team will play it's final home game for the season, the "Galveston Chamber of Commerce Game", on Saturday. More
May 01, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently recognized students during its Award Day ceremony. More
May 01, 2014 -- Rice University has announced that new research has found that imperfections in graphene sheets can result in substantially lower resistance to fracture. More
May 01, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold a commencement ceremony for students receiving degrees from the university's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. More
April 30, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Provost Van Wigginton has been named to the Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents. More
April 30, 2014 -- Rice University-based publisher OpenStax College has announced that it has formed a distribution partnership with NACSCORP to allow OpenStax to reduce the prices of its print textbooks and distribute them to more than 3,000 college stores. More
April 30, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology's Utility Line Technology program will host its annual rodeo on Friday. More
April 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. David Herndon, a surgeon with UTMB and chief of staff and director of research at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston, has been presented the Medallion for Scientific Achievement by the American Surgical Association. More
April 30, 2014 -- Lone Star College will feature its Energy and Manufacturing Institute during the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference, which takes place May 5-8 in Houston. More
April 30, 2014 -- Texas Southern University on Tuesday announced that new student applications to the university have increased by 6 percent compared to the same time last year. More
April 30, 2014 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that it has been recognized as a "green" college in the Princeton Review's "Guide to 332 Green Colleges". More
April 30, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute will host a panel discussion on May 6 to explore the use of technology to deliver health care. More
April 29, 2014 -- Galveston College will host EdFest 2014 on May 10 at Menard Park in Galveston. More
April 29, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Debate Team recently placed as the top community college and third college overall at a debate tournament held at Lee College. More
April 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to accept a recommendation from the Building and Grounds Committee to retain in-house management of the college’s facilities, as opposed to outsourcing building maintenance to a private firm. More
April 28, 2014 -- The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work has received a $2 million gift from The Brown Foundation Inc. to establish the Maconda Brown O'Connor Endowed Dean's Chair. More
April 28, 2014 -- Galveston College recently participated in the Community College Petrochemical Initiative by working at the Gulf Coast Community College booth at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
April 28, 2014 -- Galveston College recently inducted 56 students into the Sigma Gamma Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. More
April 28, 2014 -- Galveston College recently received donations for its Culinary Arts Program and its Universal Access Endowment. More
April 28, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will present "Telling Aggieland", a performance designed to help military veterans and their family members share their stories, Tuesday through Thursday at the Rudder Theater. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a meeting on Thursday. More
April 28, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that it has finalized a contract with Astin Limited to manage Easterwood Airport, which is owned by the university. More
April 28, 2014 -- Galveston College will host its 2014 graduation ceremony on May 15. More
April 28, 2014 -- Galveston College is holding registration for its summer youth classes. More
April 26, 2014 -- The University of Houston will host the first Bayou City Food and Film Festival from May 2 through 4 at 14 Pews. More
April 26, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has approved $339,000 in grant funds to build a Process Technology training unit. More
April 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has opened The Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center, offering a new meeting place for Galveston's senior community. More
April 25, 2014 -- Lone Star College System will host a career job fair on Tuesday. More
April 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that TAMU Regent Anthony G. Buzbee and his law firm have established a $1 million endowment for the university's School of Law. More
April 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have published a new study finding that a blend of soy and dairy proteins increases muscle mass. More
April 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $6.6 million grant to establish the Translational Addiction Sciences Center, which will investigate the mechanisms underlying addiction. More
April 24, 2014 -- Rice University today presented the findings of its 33rd annual Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey, among which found that city residents are evenly split on public versus private transportation, and that traffic is perceived as the city's top problem. More
April 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a display of winning images from the college's "Oh Snap 2!" Cell Phone Photo Contest through May 1. More
April 23, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a commencement ceremony on Friday for the university's School of Nursing. More
April 23, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that a biomedical engineer with the university has received a National Institute of Health grant to develop a technology to make blood transfusions safer by separating well-preserved red blood cells from potentially harmful materials. More
April 23, 2014 -- UTMB’s Center in Environmental Toxicology, the Institute for Translational Sciences and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health & Medicine will host a conversation about West Nile Virus at Mod Coffeehouse in downtown Galveston on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Texas Southern University music department recently participated in the 10th anniversary convention of the Historic Black Colleges and Universities National Band Directors Consortium in Atlanta. More
April 22, 2014 -- Lamar University's Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform a "concert in the park" on Sunday on the Plummer Building grounds at the university. More
April 22, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has published a new paper calling for new patenting guidelines for biotechnology. More
April 22, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a team of senior engineering students are testing a device to break up blood clots that form in the bladders of adult patients. More w/Video
April 21, 2014 -- University of Houston student Kate Nguyen has received a 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. More
April 21, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake professor George Guillen has been awarded a $204,300 grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency to study the water quality of the rivers and streams in Texas. More
April 21, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that Chelsea Boling, a math and computer science major at the university, recently won the best undergraduate poster award at the Conference of Texas Statisticians. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Texas Association of Community College Marketers will host its summer conference on June 8-10 in Austin. More
April 21, 2014 -- Lamar University today announced that four of its students in the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities program have been designated finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and the National Achievement Scholarship Program. More
April 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi recently presented its Lone Star Unmanned Aerial Systems Center to aerospace companies and state agencies during the "Range-Users Roundup" event. More w/Video
April 20, 2014 -- Galveston attorney and business leader John W. “Bill” Lyons Jr., a 1959 biology graduate of Texas A&M University and a lifelong champion of higher education, biological research and science promotion, has passed away at the age of 76. More
April 18, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is collaborating with the United States Navy and the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia at Lima, Peru to study infectious diseases in Cusco, Peru. More
April 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced the results of its IT audit of the entire university system. More
April 18, 2014 -- University of Houston Art Professor Abinadi Meza was recently named a recipient of the Rome Prize. More
April 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that Colonel Leonard Waterworth has joined the university as an executive professor in the Department of Maritime Administration. More
April 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's annual Muster will be held at more than 300 sites around the world on April 21. More
April 18, 2014 -- Galveston College has become an Accredited Training and Educational Facility for National Center for Construction Education and Research. More
April 18, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the annual "Share Your Hair" event for Locks of Love at the South Campus. More
April 17, 2014 -- The West Harris County Branch of the American Association of University Women will host its next meeting on April 22. More
April 17, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a "live painting" and poetry talk, featuring Anya Ezhevskaya, on April 22 at the Fine Arts Building. More
April 17, 2014 -- University of Houston students will host its 2014 Dionysia event, a salute to the Greek classics, on April 24-28. More
April 17, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer are at higher risk for colorectal cancer. More
April 16, 2014 -- Texas Chiropractic College has named Dr. Brad McKechnie as its Interim President. More
April 16, 2014 -- Rice University today released a report finding that the percentage of uninsured adults in Texas declined between September 2013 and March 2014. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Galveston College Foundation is accepting applications through May 5 for scholarships for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters. More
April 16, 2014 -- MSNBC kicks off its Growing Hope College Tour on Friday with a live broadcast from Texas Southern University in Houston. More
April 16, 2014 -- Lamar University’s Lamarissimo! Concert Series will conclude on Thursday with the premiere concert of the Cardinal Jazz Singers. More
April 16, 2014 -- A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert reports that sub-freezing temperatures Tuesday morning put large acreages of Texas wheat at risk for freeze injury. More
April 15, 2014 -- University of Houston professor Carla Sharp has published research on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa. More
April 15, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a free guitar concert, featuring arrangements of classical music and classic rock, on Thursday at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
April 15, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers and students will participate in an investigation of three shipwrecks south of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. More
April 15, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, two professors at the university, have been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the sixth annual International Symposium on Filoviruses. More
April 14, 2014 -- Dr. Janusz Grebowicz of the University of Houston-Downtown has been granted a Fulbright award to conduct research in Poland. More
April 14, 2014 -- Barrios Technology in Houston has honored seven of its employees who received their college degrees in 2013. More
April 14, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Fire Academy will host a demonstration of their firefighting and rescue skills during a family night event on April 23 at the League City Fire Department Drill Field. More
April 14, 2014 -- Texas Tech University today announced that ConocoPhillips has donated $1 million to the university's Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. College of Engineering. More
April 14, 2014 -- Galveston College will offer its EKG Technician Certification Program beginning April 22. More
April 14, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a live downlink on Friday with astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who will speak with students from the International Space Station. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will host a concert on Tuesday at Lamar State College - Port Arthur, performing classics from opera, film and ballet. More
April 14, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it is receiving a $6 million contribution from ConocoPhillips to the university's Dwight Look College of Engineering. More
April 13, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement was presented to National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles Bolden on Friday evening. More
April 12, 2014 -- Dr. Dominic Aquila of the University of St. Thomas in Houston has been selected by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in the Executive Leadership Academy. More
April 12, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received the Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. More
April 11, 2014 -- Galveston College is hosting a series of water industry courses for municipality employees seeking a certificate in various areas of water quality. More
April 11, 2014 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the establishment of Buy A&M, a single electronic procurement solution to increase the speed and efficiency of the university's procurement process. More
April 11, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a free, one-day course on April 25 on how to spot severe weather and report sightings to the National Weather Service. More
April 11, 2014 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education and Professional Development Department is offering free training for employees in various businesses. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Galveston College Chorale will perform a concert featuring works by Mozart on May 18 at Moody Methodist Church. More
April 10, 2014 -- University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has named Raymond Victor Morgan, Jr. as interim president of UH-Victoria. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to award a $381,800 contract to Vaughn Construction for the STEM Success Center Classroom Renovation Project. More
April 10, 2014 -- Rice University will co-host the 2014 Transplant Games of America on July 10-15. More
April 10, 2014 -- Galvestonians and those with links to Galveston's past are urged to contribute stories and photos to "Save Our Stories Galveston", an effort to capture a wide range of the Island's history told through the lives of ordinary citizens. More
April 09, 2014 -- University of Houston art and architecture students recently created a mobile activity center focused on promoting sustainability. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Galveston College Foundation is accepting applications through May 5 for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 scholarships. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and the University of Houston-Downtown's Criminal Justice Training Center have partnered to train cadets for new law enforcement positions. More
April 09, 2014 -- Galveston College recently hosted the 82nd annual conference for the Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists. More
April 09, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently co-hosted an International Public Debate Association tournament with Lee College. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today reported on the assistance the university's Texas Automated Buoy System provided during the recent oil spill in Galveston Bay. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System on Tuesday in College Station held a ceremony for the presentation of the original employment contracts for former Head Football Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will host the Magnolia Garden Club's bi-annual flower and horticulture show on April 15-16. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System on Monday announced that the college has joined the Association of American Colleges and Universities LEAP Texas initiative. More
April 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College science students recently visited Mae Smythe Elementary in Pasadena to demonstrate science experiments during the school's Family Science and Social Studies Night. More
April 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College has announced its schedule of spring concerts taking place at all three of the college's campuses. More
April 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host Scott McClelland, president of H-E-B's Houston Division, to speak at the college' commencement ceremony on May 10. More
April 07, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that four teams of students with the university will compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon, a competition to design and build energy efficient cars, later this month. More
April 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the Business and Education Workforce Symposium - Houston Port Region, a gathering of business and education leaders to discuss increasing employment in maritime, manufacturing, oil and gas, and health care industries. More
April 07, 2014 -- Lamar Opera Theatre will present "The Magic Flute" on April 11-12 at the Rothwell Recital Hall at Lamar University. More
April 05, 2014 -- State Representative Greg Bonnen is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. More
April 04, 2014 -- Change Happens!, which is celebrating 25 years as a nonprofit organization established to transform the lives of families and children in high-risk communities, held its 7th Annual Spring Breakfast this morning. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center has announced that Rich Hatcher and Mikelyn Martin have joined the center's advisory council. More
April 04, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center is marking its 25th year of operations and seeking volunteers to assist in recovery efforts at West, Texas, the site of a fatal fertilizer explosion that took place one year ago this month. More
April 04, 2014 -- Lamar University recently hosted an induction ceremony for 15 new members to the Phi Beta Delta honor society. More
April 04, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Provost Dr. Brenda Jones has been elected to the executive board of the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges. More
April 04, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is accepting applications through April 30 for its fifth annual Exploration Habitat Academic Innovation Challenge. More
April 04, 2014 -- The College of Business at the University of Houston-Downtown has been awarded a full five-year extension of its initial accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More
April 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host the seventh annual International Business and Logistics and Supply Chain Symposium on April 22 at the North Campus. More
April 03, 2014 -- Lamar University recently presented the Texas State University System Staff Excellence Award to Rita Trottman, and recognized five employees with Distinguished Staff Awards. More
April 02, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Tuesday announced that a collection of photography by Rachel Wiley-Janota, a student at the university, and ceramics by UHCL Art Gallery Assistant Director Karen Fiscus are being displayed in galleries in Houston and San Angelo. More
April 02, 2014 -- Rice University's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center will host a workshop on Thursday about low-impact development, an engineering and land-planning approach to both slow stormwater runoff and clean stormwater before it enters waterways. More
April 01, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that researchers are assisting in recovery from the recent oil spill that occurred in Galveston Bay. More
April 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host its International Festival on Friday. More
April 01, 2014 -- San Jacinto College South Campus recently held a ceremony to induct 13 new members into the National Technical Honor Society. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum at Lamar University will host an exhibition game on Saturday featuring the Beaumont Lumbermen, the museum's 1860s vintage baseball team. More
April 01, 2014 -- Rice University on Monday announced that a new report from the university's Kinder Institute for Urban Research found that those with health insurance are significantly more likely to report being in better health. More
April 01, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its first 10-Minute Play Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
April 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will perform on Saturday in a concert with the Texas City High School Jazz Band and Blocker Middle School Jazz Band at the high school's auditorium. More
March 31, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College South Campus science and allied health building has been named as one of three 2014 Houston Business Journal Landmark Awards finalists in the medical category. More
March 31, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently inducted 28 students into the college's chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a workshop and meeting on Thursday. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System will offer career job fairs in April, with the first on Thursday at the LSC-North Harris campus. More
March 31, 2014 -- Galveston College recently hosted its "Five Fabulous Chefs" event in support of the Universal Access Fund Endowment. More
March 31, 2014 -- University of Houston's Jazz Orchestra will present "The Great American Song Book", a concert showcasing the works of Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin and Harold Arlen, on April 16. More
March 31, 2014 -- Texas Southern University Theatre will present its production of the musical "Dreamgirls" April 18-20 at the Granville Sawyer Auditorium. More
March 29, 2014 -- Alvin Community College Regents have approved a three-year contract for incoming president Dr. Christal Albrecht. More
March 28, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a book signing with Amanda Albright Still, author of "The Galveston Hurricane Mystery Series", on Wednesday. More
March 28, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake students in the Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies will participate in the "Out of the Darkness" walk on Saturday to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention. More
March 28, 2014 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp on Thursday honored Brazos Valley members of the Texas Senate and House of Representatives for their work during the 83rd Legislative Session. More
March 28, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has named Pam Millsap as vice president for instruction. More
March 28, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown will host Ben Crystal, author of "Shakespeare on Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard", to instruct students in the university's theatre department, as well as give presentations to the public on April 9. More
March 27, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will open its new interactive exhibit, "Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery", on Monday. More
March 27, 2014 -- Lamar University has announced the university's 2014-2015 Ambassadors. More
March 27, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that researchers at the university's Center for Theoretical Biological Physics has revealed a previously unknown binding interface between two key proteins that could provide leads to new medications for treating cancer and age-related diseases. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Missoula Children's Theatre will hold an open audition for its production of "Hansel and Gretel" on Monday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 27, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus will host a career fair on April 10. More
March 26, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host open house events in April for each of its three campuses. More
March 26, 2014 -- Lamar University's Dishman Art Museum is hosting "Glory Days: The Art and Visual Culture of the Second Spindletop, 1929-1934", an exhibit featuring decorative arts, photography and historical artifacts created during Beaumont's second oil boom, through April 13. More
March 26, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Lombardi" on Thursday. More
March 26, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently approved an agreement with the University of Texas at Tyler Houston Engineering Center to provide a "seamless transition" for San Jacinto College students seeking degrees in engineering. More
March 25, 2014 -- Edward J. Hayes has received the Legacy Award from the University of Houston Clear Lake. More
March 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University professor Jill Heatley has been dispatched to the Galveston area to treat oil-soaked animals as part of the emergency response team of the Wildlife Center of Texas. More
March 25, 2014 -- Galveston College will host Co-Producing Artistic Director of Rude Mechanicals Madge Darlington and University Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert F. Curl as guest speakers for the college's lecture series in April. More
March 25, 2014 -- San Jacinto College, part of a consortium of colleges working on a the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program, recently received $559,008 through the grant to create a supply chain management curriculum. More
March 25, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Vocal Arts will host a concert on April 4 as a preview of the college's upcoming Ireland tour. More
March 25, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Pam Millsap as vice president for instruction. More
March 24, 2014 -- Texas Southern University recently hosted a hearing by the Congressional Homeland Security Committee regarding human trafficking. More
March 24, 2014 -- Houston Community College Southwest will host a job fair on Thursday at the Stafford Campus. More
March 22, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will participate in a ceremony dedicating a statue to Dr. Norman Borlaug on March 25 in Washington, D.C. More
March 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will participate in the annual "Big Event" on March 29, with more than 500 students taking part in volunteer activities on Galveston Island. More
March 21, 2014 -- Baylor University will host the 2014 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State on April 1-2. More
March 21, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently inducted 61 students into the Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Gamma Zeta chapter. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative, a group of several community colleges and school districts, participated in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this year to inform visitors about available job training in the local chemical manufacturing industry. More
March 21, 2014 -- Galveston College will feature chefs from Olympia, the Grill at Pier 21, among the chefts at the "Five Fabulous Chefs-Le Beau Printemps!" on March 25-26 at the college's atrium, an event to benefit the Universal Access Endowment. More
March 21, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that ExxonMobil is committing an additional $500,000 in financial support for the Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
March 21, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake and San Jacinto College will host the Robotics Programming Challenge on April 19. More
March 20, 2014 -- Rice University today named the 42 finalists that will compete in the 14th annual Rice Business Plan Competition. More
March 20, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Dr. Chris Allen, a professor with the college, has been named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System will host the 11th Annual International Education Conference on April 11. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted 7-0-2, with Tino Gonzalez and Fred Raschke recusing themselves from voting, to renew an agreement with Moody National Bank for bank depository services. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees has announced that it is moving forward with the process to select a new chancellor. More
March 19, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Debate Team recently received recognition as the top community college team in the sixth annual Eddy Shell Invitational Debate Tournament in Bossier City, Louisiana. More
March 19, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute will host a lecture on March 25 regarding the future use of domestic unmanned aircraft, or drones, in the United States. More
March 19, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Chancellor Brenda Hellyer has been elected to serve on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Assembly's Board of Trustees. More
March 19, 2014 -- University of Houston President Renu Khator has been named recipient of the 2014 NASPA President's Award. More
March 19, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's School of Law will host the Sixth Annual Energy Symposium on Thursday and Friday. More
March 19, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will participate in the 7th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, which is being held on Thursday and Friday in Houston. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation has announced that it will install solar lighting around a portion of the college's jogging track. More
March 18, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has received a $100,000 donation from the Valero Port Arthur Refinery. More
March 18, 2014 -- College of the Mainland employees recently donated boxtops and labels for education to Heights Elementary in Texas City. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System recently received the IIE Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. More
March 18, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its annual Frontier Fiesta on March 20-22 at Frontier Village. More
March 18, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute of Public Policy and the South Texas College of Law have drafted model drug policy legislation. More
March 18, 2014 -- University of Houston will present "The Great Conversation", an annual fundraiser dinner featuring discussions with scholars and experts, on March 26. More
March 18, 2014 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music on Monday announced that Diller Scofidio + Renfro has been selected as architect of the school's new opera theater. More
March 18, 2014 -- College of the Mainland is launching several new scholarships to assist students in affording their education. More
March 17, 2014 -- The University of Houston will host a lecture by John Wolf on April 14 in the Cullen Performance Hall. More
March 17, 2014 -- A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony will be held at the new Ghirardi WaterSmart Park in League City on Saturday. More
March 17, 2014 -- Baylor University will host Mark Hurd, president of Oracle Corporation, on Wednesday to deliver the keynote address at the opening of the eighth annual Global Business Forum. More
March 17, 2014 -- The National Science Foundation recently featured two College of the Mainland Process Technology students in a video as part of the foundation's Advanced Technological Education program. More
March 14, 2014 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present "Ensemble Dance Works" on March 28-30. More
March 14, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host speaking events in March to celebrate Women's History Month. More
March 14, 2014 -- University of Houston will host author and scholar Amitav Ghosh on April 10 to present a lecture at the Asia Society Texas Center. More
March 13, 2014 -- A Rice University team has published research regarding motor molecules. More
March 13, 2014 -- The University of Houston will present an exhibit entitled "Frontier Fiesta: The Greatest College Show on Earth" from March 18 through June 6 at the University's M.D. Anderson Library. More
March 13, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi today announced that it is testing two unmanned aerial vehicles in preparation for operation of its new federal test site for unmanned craft. More w/Video
March 13, 2014 -- Lamar University will host a craft beer parings event on March 28 at the Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum. More
March 12, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the second annual Laffite Seminar on April 26 on the George Mitchell Pelican Island campus. More
March 12, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Sada Cumber of Sugar Land to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
March 12, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a panel discussion on issues and challenges facing women on March 19 as part of Women's History Month. More
March 11, 2014 -- Tony Payan of Rice University in Houston discusses the recent ruling by Mexico's Ifetel against America Movil and Televisa. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents on Tuesday approved a 3.95 percent net increase in tuition and fees for the 2014-15 academic year. More
March 11, 2014 -- San Jacinto College has announced that the college's South Campus will participate in FotoFest 2014 on March 17. More
March 11, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a screening of "SERVICE: When Women Come Marching Home", part of the Veterans in Our Community Film Festival, on March 25 as part of Women's History Month. More
March 11, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today named David Niesel as vice president and dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. More
March 11, 2014 -- San Jacinto College was recently named one of the nation's top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. More
March 11, 2014 -- University of Houston will present "Cold Sassy Tree", composed by former UH Professor Carlisle Floyd, April 4-7 at Moores Opera Center. More
March 10, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced that the Galveston Art League is featuring artworks by students in COM's Senior Adult Program. More
March 10, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that a researcher with the university has conducted research establishing links between the Quran and the Bible. More
March 10, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineers with the university have created a "toolkit" of genes and hardware that uses colored lights and engineered bacteria to test and debug genetic circuits. More w/Video
March 10, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has received a grant from the Texas Comptroller's Office for its Process Operating Technology program. More
March 10, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that COM Student Government Association President Marion McDaniel has been appointed to a parliamentarian position with the Texas Junior College Student Government Association for Region V. More
March 10, 2014 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Community Clinic will host an open house on April 11. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Citizens Corps Community Emergency Response Team on Friday reached a milestone of 20,000 trained members with the graduation of its latest students from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. More
March 07, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Central music department will host the Young Adult Artist Competition for Piano and Voice on March 22 in the Jan Corbin Recital Hall. More
March 07, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will hold the annual concert benefiting St. Vincent's Clinic on March 13 at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 07, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has launched a "Geocaching" game, with a yo-yo hidden by the university being found and moved to various locations, recently being found in British Columbia, Canada. More
March 07, 2014 -- Lone Star Corporate College has announced that it is accepting applications for its Oil & Gas Drilling/Floor-Hand program. More
March 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with WGU Texas, a non-profit university, that allows San Jac students and staff to receive application fee waivers and a five percent discount to pursue a degree in nursing at WGU. More
March 07, 2014 -- Lamar University recently named the Mirabeau Scholars class for the fall 2014 semester. More
March 06, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received $3.2 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for the organization Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas. More
March 06, 2014 -- Angleton Danbury Medical Center and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have signed a letter of intent to initiate a process to evaluate the possibility of a long-term, formal relationship. More
March 06, 2014 -- University of Houston will host the 14th Annual Greater Houston Area Social Work Awards Breakfast on Friday. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Lamar University Foundation today announced the establishment of the Pat and Melody Parsons Innovation Fund in Business. More
March 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa received nine awards at the Texas Regional Conference. More
March 06, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a conflict resolution workshop March 26-28 at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
March 06, 2014 -- Texas Southern University hosted an audience of almost 1,800 for its two-day presentation of "Crowns", a national stage play hosted at the university on February 28 and March 1. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology recently inducted more than 40 students into the Beta Gamma Phi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System on Tuesday announced the release of a General Findings Report based on a recent Workforce Development Consortium Strategy Forum addressing how businesses and college can best prepare tomorrow's workforce. More
March 05, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of concerts in March, leading up to its Expo concert on March 28 at the Central Campus. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Galveston College Admissions Office has released the names of students named to the President's, Vice President's, and Dean's Lists for students enrolled in the Fall 2013 semester. More
March 04, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university will collaborate on a program to develop treatments for the Ebola and Marburg viruses, which have a high risk of being used by bioterrorists. More
March 04, 2014 -- University of Houston has announced that four students from the university's Graduate College of Social Work will serve as temporary delegates before the United Nations 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which takes place March 8-15 in New York. More
March 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the annual Texas Academy of Science from Friday through Sunday. More
March 03, 2014 -- The second annual University of Texas Medical Branch School of Health Professions 5K FunD Run across the Galveston Causeway Bridge will be held on Saturday, March 8. More
March 03, 2014 -- Galveston College Whitecaps Softball has signed Kayla Bowman and Brooke Ford. More
March 03, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Associate Degree Nursing Program is currently accepting applications through May 16. More
March 03, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University Big Event and other Alternative Spring Break activities are planned. More
March 03, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today held a coin flip between candidates for Position 4 on the board of regents in the May election. More
March 03, 2014 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents last week approved a plan to expand or launch 22 programs at the university's Sugar Land campus. More
March 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently received a $100,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to address seaweed problems along the Texas coast. More
March 03, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees has canceled its workshop and regular meeting that was schedule for Thursday. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System will participate in the ExxonMobil Community College Petrochemical Initiative exhibit in the Reliant Center from March 4 through 23 during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
February 28, 2014 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights its cooperative engineering program. More w/Video
February 28, 2014 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced that the Srini Chittaluru Graduate Research Scholarship in Engineering has been established. More
February 28, 2014 -- University of Houston has announced that its Reserve Officers Training Corps programs has set a goal to grow the program to 200 cadets. More
February 28, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its first "Leadership in the Arts" summit on April 4-5. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday recognized Dr. Rodney Allbright, who is stepping down after serving 38 years as the college's president. More
February 28, 2014 -- University of Houston has issued a news release regarding the impact of the addition of 3D printers to the university's labs. More
February 28, 2014 -- Galveston College will host a conversational Spanish class March 17 through April 21. More
February 28, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a tour of Ireland in June, including evening performances by the COM Chorale. More
February 28, 2014 -- Texas Southern University recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Leonard H.O. Spearman Technology Building. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System will host an adjunct and faculty system-wide job fair on Saturday at the LSC-University Center at Montgomery. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday voted to name Dr. Christal Albrecht as the sole finalist for college president. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Laura Recovery Center has announced that Friendswood residents have until March 31 to apply for the Laura Smither Scholarship. More
February 27, 2014 -- A University of Houston team of scientists has published research regarding prostate cancer therapies targeted at metabolism. More
February 27, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System on Wednesday announced that the college and the Texas Student Success Council were commended for improving college completion rates in a report published by Jobs for the Future. More
February 27, 2014 -- Galveston College has announced that it is accepting applications from 8th and 9th grade student at Ball High School for its TRiO - Upward Bound program. More
February 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host Laura Robson, who will present her lecture, "The Islamic Awakening", on March 4. More
February 27, 2014 -- Lamar University will present a Wind Ensemble and Concert Band concert on March 4 as part of its Lamarissimo! Concert Series. More
February 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will host a concert on March 4, featuring the direction Sparky Koerner. More
February 26, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the Midwestern State University Board of Regents. More
February 26, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today appointed Beth Madison of Houston to the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
February 25, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to renew leases for property at 200 Parker Court and 150 Parker Court in League City, the location of the college’s North County Learning Center. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Exxon Mobil Community College Petrochemical Initiative today announced that nine community colleges in the initiative will have representatives at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
February 25, 2014 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that it has been ranked fourth in the nation in science technology graduates by Community College Week magazine. More
February 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that approaching warm temperatures and rainfall will bring snakes out, which could lead to more encounters with pets and people. More
February 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland is accepting entries for its Cell Phone Photo Contest through Friday. More
February 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has issued a call for papers for the college's second symposium, "Controversy in Our Nation: Past, Present, Future". More
February 24, 2014 -- Lamar University will host philanthropist, industrialist and author Jon Huntsman on April 3 to speak at the Judge Joe J. Fisher Distinguished Lecture Series. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System today recognized Texas State Representative Jim Keffer for his work during the 83rd legislative session. More
February 24, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that a researcher with the university is studying the possible impact of Saharan dust that migrates to the United States from Africa on Houston's pollution levels. More
February 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently announced that Dr. Chris Allen, a biology professor at the college, has been named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar. More
February 24, 2014 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will present its production of "Uncle Vanya" February 27 through March 2 at the Studio Theatre. More
February 22, 2014 -- Texas Southern University in Houston will begin offering a Federal Aviation Administration approved Pilot Ground School Course. More
February 21, 2014 -- Galveston College has announced that it will host a Certified Medication Aide course beginning March 24. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System will offer Chancellor's Honors College Fellows awards to select freshman students in the 2014-2015 school year. More
February 21, 2014 -- Alvin Community College has announced that it is expanding its offerings to inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to include an associate degree and certificate program in management. More
February 20, 2014 -- Fredell Pollak Rosen, chair of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Coastal Storm Protection Alliance, and her husband, Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen, on Wednesday hosted a delegation of visitors from Holland who are cooperating with Dr. William Merrell and Texas A&M University at Galveston on the Ike Dike Hurricane Storm Surge Protection Project. More
February 20, 2014 -- University of Houston will host a debate on March 4 regarding whether the government should provide subsidies for renewable energy. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a joint election agreement and election services contract with the City of Galveston for the May 10 general and special elections and any subsequent run-off elections. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Galveston College Foundation will host the first annual Five Fabulous Chefs: Le Beau Printemps 2014! to support the Universal Access Endowment ensuring local eligible Galveston high school graduates financial assistance to attend Galveston College. More
February 19, 2014 -- The Galveston College Radiography Club will host a blood drive with the University of Texas Medical Branch Blood Bank on February 24 in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing of the Student Center. More
February 19, 2014 -- The University of Houston System has launched its first three Massive Open Online Courses on Coursera. More
February 19, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System on Tuesday named the recipients of the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards. More
February 19, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday announced that George R. Saade, a professor with the university, has been appointed to the National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council of the National Institutes of Health. More
February 19, 2014 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp on Tuesday hosted a briefing on the redevelopment of Kyle Field. More
February 19, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Tuesday announced that one of its researchers recently joined a team that conducted a study regarding the ways animals move has evolved. More
February 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Robert Tribble, currently a professor and director of the Cyclotron Institute at the university, has been named deputy director for science and technology at the United States Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. More
February 18, 2014 -- Lamar University will host Aruna Viswanathan, chief underwriting officer and co-founder of Clearspring Capital Group, to speak on February 27 as part of the university's Entrepreneurial Lecture Series. More
February 17, 2014 -- Lamar University recently received recognition for three programs in the university's College of Education and Human Development. More
February 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host its 59th annual MSC Student Conference on National Affairs Thursday through Saturday. More
February 14, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host retired Ambassador John Craig on February 25 as guest speaker for a symposium on the Middle East. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Baylor University Board of Regents today approved naming the university's new on-campus track and field facility as the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium. More
February 14, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a regional Science Olympiad on Saturday at various campus locations. More
February 13, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently announced the winners of the 19th Annual Alvin Science Fair. More
February 13, 2014 -- Lone Star College System's Office of Continuing Education has partnered with ed2go, an online instructional provider, to offer additional career training and professional development programs. More
February 13, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Texas Heart Association has named UTMB as recipient of the 2013 Bill Aston Award for Quality in recognition of its work on treating and reducing sepsis infections. More
February 13, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that the first genome sequencing of the Ice Age skeletal remains of a 1-year-old boy has provided evidence that the first human settlers in North America were from Asia. More w/Video
February 13, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission recently presented a $510,834 Skills Development Fund grant to Brazosport College to provide job training for BASF Corp. More
February 12, 2014 -- University of Houston will host former United States Representative Bob Inglis on February 20 to speak on a carbon tax and other "free-market approaches" to addressing climate change. More
February 12, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. James Graham, a member of a University of Texas Medical Branch research team that determined that nearly 12 percent of Medicare patients who receive inpatient rehabilitation following discharge from acute-care hospitalization are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after discharge from the rehabilitation facility. More
February 11, 2014 -- Texas Southern University in Houston will hold a dedication ceremony for its Leonard H. O. Spearman Technology Building on February 19 at the corner of Ennis and Blodgett streets. More
February 11, 2014 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present "Our Country's Good", opening February 21 at the university's Jose Quintero Theatre. More
February 10, 2014 -- Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa announced today that he will step down as head of The University of Texas System to return to the practice of medicine full time. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Texas Chiropractic College recently renewed an articulation agreement with Lee College. More
February 10, 2014 -- Lamar University will host Andrew Geyer on February 20 to speak on the making of "A Shared Voice", an anthology of 24 tales published by Lamar University Press. More
February 10, 2014 -- University of Houston will host a ribbon cutting on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its new UH Rio Grande Valley Admissions Office in McAllen, Texas. More
February 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Friday held an induction ceremony for nine scholars named Faculty Fellows of the university's Institute for Advanced Study. More
February 09, 2014 -- Texas Southern University has issued a news release regarding TSU alum Michael Strahan's upcoming induction into the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame More
February 09, 2014 -- Lamar University has named 598 students to the university's President's List for the fall 2013 semester. More
February 09, 2014 -- Lamar University has announced the names of students on the university's fall 2013 Deans' List. More
February 08, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will celebrate Washington's Birthday and honor all U.S. presidents at the 2014 Presidents Day Event on Saturday, February 15. More
February 07, 2014 -- Lone Star College System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter on Friday announced his plans to retire this summer. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston has released its "Environmental Justice Timeline and Milestone, 1964-2014" report. More
February 07, 2014 -- Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston course for the 2014-2015 class. More
February 07, 2014 -- Registration for the Spring Second Start term is now in progress at Galveston College. More
February 07, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host a ceremony tonight for the induction of nine scholars as Faculty Fellows at the university's Institute for Advanced Study. More
February 07, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will hold the second weekend of its Aggie Replant effort, with student volunteers planting trees at Bastrop State Park on Saturday and Sunday. More
February 07, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its ninth annual Mathematics Contest on Saturday. More
February 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has consolidated its maintenance and police services into a new building at the Central Campus. More
February 07, 2014 -- Lamar University will host "Le Grand Bal 2014: An Evening of Art" on March 22. More
February 06, 2014 -- Rice University Professor Naomi Halas has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. More
February 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a free lecture February 10 regarding how to submit art to local galleries. More
February 06, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today reported its Level 1 Trauma Center designation has been renewed by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. More
February 05, 2014 -- Lone Star College System has received the 2013 Education Excellence Award from the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce. More
February 05, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the Texas Emerging Technology Fund has awarded a $1.5 million grant to support the University of Texas' and Texas A&M University's participation in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Robotics Challenge. More
February 05, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has scheduled several events for February in commemoration of Black History Month. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board today announced the launch of the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Program to create a low-cost, competency-based bachelor's degree for college students. More
February 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will present "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle", a series of three documentary films that chronicle significant civil rights milestones in the country, beginning on Thursday. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday. More
February 03, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Friday announced that its School of Nursing online master's degree program has been recognized as one of the top 10 in the country in a survey by U.S. News & World Report. More
February 03, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown has launched its new Center for Critical Race Studies, and is hosting Dr. Brittney Cooper, an internationally recognized expert on African-American culture, as the center's first scholar-in-residence. More
February 03, 2014 -- University of Houston's University Dance Theatre will present "UH Goes to the Barn" on February 26 at The Barn Theatre. More
February 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College is hosting screenings of documentaries and films honoring African-American veterans this month in celebration of Black History Month. More
February 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host a ceremony on Friday to induct nine scholars as Faculty Fellows of the university's Institute for Advanced Study. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair will conduct its 32nd annual gathering on Saturday, February 8 in a partnership with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
February 02, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents meeting in Galveston last week approved an initial two-year ground lease in Houston’s world-renowned Texas Medical Center to allow for expansion of the Texas A&M Health Science Center Houston campus and future construction of a multidisciplinary research and education building on the acquired land. More
January 31, 2014 -- Alvin Community College has announced that its Pediatric Echocardiography program has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that it has been named recipient of the 2014 Andrew Heiskill Award by the Institute of International Education. More
January 31, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host its "Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday" this weekend in Houston and Fort Worth. More
January 31, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by students at the university finds that the device increases the survival rate of newborns with respiratory illness from 44 to 71 percent. More w/Video
January 31, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today issued a press release on the history of its hospital for African Americans, which had opened in 1902 as the first state-subsidized hospital for African-Americans in Texas. More
January 31, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a closing reception for "When They Roll up the Sidewalks", a student art exhibit, on February 6. More
January 31, 2014 -- Lamar University will host "A Conversation with Representatives Joe Deshotel and Allan Ritter" on February 19. More
January 31, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will host various education programs for students in February. More
January 30, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the Texas Sea Grant College Program Dolphin Challenge on Saturday. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System met today at the Pelican Island Campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
January 30, 2014 -- Lamar University will host a student leadership conference on Saturday. More
January 30, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host Barbara Hackman Franklin, former Secretary of Commerce under President George Bush, on February 11 at the George Bush Presidential Library Center. More
January 30, 2014 -- University of Houston has been named one of the nation's "Best Value" universities by The Princeton Review. More
January 30, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host the Aggie Replant, with students planting trees in Bastrop State Park, for two weekends beginning on Saturday. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System today voted to establish guaranteed tuition and fee rates for all undergraduate students at Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University – Galveston and the Texas A&M University Health Science Center. More
January 30, 2014 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that research conducted with Université de Montréal may provide methods for developing better materials for solar cells. More
January 30, 2014 -- Dr. William "Bill" Merrell", chair of the marine sciences program at Texas A&M University at Galveston, has been recognized with the 2013 Unsung Hero Award from the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. More
January 29, 2014 -- Lone Star College System has been recognized as a Top 100 Degree Producer for minority students by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. More
January 29, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has released the results of a study showing that its economic impact in College Station was more than $4.4 billion during 2013. More
January 29, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a public meeting on February 18 as part of a review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree Nursing Program. More
January 29, 2014 -- Texas Southern University recently held a Rodeo Scholarship Luncheon in honor of the 2013 Rodeo Scholarship recipients. More
January 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to accept the Mechanical Maintenance Technician Basic Certificate Program. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday at the university's Galveston campus. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will present its Regent Professor and Regent Fellow awards on Wednesday at a ceremony in Galveston. More
January 28, 2014 -- Leadership North Houston Alumni Association will host the Inspire Conference on February 6 at Lone Star College. More
January 27, 2014 -- Texas Southern University today announced that the university's Thurgood Marshall School of Law has been granted membership into the American Association of Law Schools. More
January 27, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement on the death of Ford Albritton, Jr., a former member of the Texas A&M University Board of Regents, who also donated the university its bell tower. More
January 27, 2014 -- Lamar University will host a "Super Tax Day" event on Saturday to provide free tax filing assistance. More
January 24, 2014 -- Leif Andersson, a 2013-16 Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellow from Sweden, has been chosen as a recipient of the 2014 Wolf Foundation Prize in Agriculture. More
January 24, 2014 -- CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology will host an open house on February 3. More
January 24, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting "When They Roll up the Sidewalks", a student-led art exhibit, through February 14. More
January 24, 2014 -- Alvin Community College has announced that it is launching new campus clubs for students. More
January 24, 2014 -- Alvin Community College on Thursday announced that the college has been listed in the top 10 percent of community colleges in America by the Aspen Institute. More
January 24, 2014 -- Leon Fleisher, pianist, who will perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House on Saturday, February 1 will participate in a meet and greet event for UTMB students on campus at noon on January 31. Flyer
January 23, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host several events in celebration of Black History Month in February. More
January 23, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that a new injectable material developed at the university could deliver targeted drug therapies and sensor technology. More
January 23, 2014 -- The 5K FunD Run to benefit students attending the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will be held on March 8. More
January 23, 2014 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university's first comprehensive campaign raised more than $132 million, surpassing its goal for the campaign. More
January 22, 2014 -- University of Houston will host the 12th annual Mars Rover Model Celebration and Competition on Saturday. More
January 22, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn will visit San Jacinto College on Thursday to join a roundtable discussion regarding the college's workforce training programs. More
January 22, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university has been ranked second for its graduate programs in public affairs and policy by an online ratings analysis compiled by the website Graduateprograms.com. More
January 22, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Johnson Space Center recently presented its Silver Achievement Medal to University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Science and Computer Engineering Dean Zbigniew Czajkiewicz and Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems Andrew Yang. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Attorney on behalf of the State of Texas on Tuesday dropped its request for a temporary order to keep David Wilson from serving as a Trustee for Houston Community College while the question of his residency was being resolved. More
January 21, 2014 -- The University of Houston will host a series of events from Wednesday through January 30 to celebrate the opening of Phase 1 of the New University Center Transformation project. More
January 21, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Arthur D. Santana, an assistant professor at the university, has published a study finding a correlation between anonymity and civility. More
January 21, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Houston Woman Magazine has named Dr. Noël Bezette-Flores, executive director for UH Downtown's Center for Public Service and Family Strengths, as one of "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2013". More
January 21, 2014 -- University of Houston will host the 31st annual International Piano Festival, featuring concerts and master classes, January 31 through February 2. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair will host its 32nd annual event on February 8 at the Texas A&M University-Galveston campus. More
January 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study published by researchers with the university finds that air pollution in Asia is affecting the world's weather and climate patterns. More
January 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp has been awarded the Presidential Award by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. More
January 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Friday reported that, according to Ron Sievert, a law professor at the university's Bush School of Government and Public Service, that the National Security Agency's surveillance program "is still legal as of now" and that President Barack Obama has made no major changes to the program. More
January 20, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $100,000 donation from Chase to fund a pilot program to educate high school students about jobs in the petrochemical industry. More
January 19, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership presented the Quasar Award to University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator at its 2014 Annual Banquet on Friday at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
January 18, 2014 -- The 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference will be held from January 27-29 at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Alabama. Tom Linton will cover the meeting for Guidry News Service. More
January 17, 2014 -- Lamar University will offer a six-week program on accent reduction beginning February 24 in the Speech and Hearing Clinic. More
January 17, 2014 -- Houston Community College trustee Carroll G. Robinson on Friday posted an essay entitled "Where do we go from here?". More
January 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that a team of researchers, including two professors with the university, find that periodic massive iceberg surges into the North Atlantic Ocean may have been caused by changes in atmospheric circulation patterns. More
January 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recently conducted several test flights for research and training on an unmanned aerial vehicle. More
January 16, 2014 -- Texas A&M University professor Andrew Dessler on Thursday in Washington testified before a Congressional committee studying climate change. More
January 16, 2014 -- Lone Star College System today announced that it has ranked first in the Houston Business Journal's list of largest Houston-area colleges and universities. More
January 16, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a collaboration of research with "strong Aggie ties", has developed a method to make a longer, better quality cotton fiber. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will host "One Heart", an exhibit of photographs by Pok Chi Lau, January 18 through February 28. More
January 15, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host the 26th annual Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference Thursday through Sunday. More
January 15, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will begin accepting candidate applications on January 29 for the May 10 board of regents election. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System recently held dedication ceremonies naming buildings at two of its campuses in honor of former board member Wm. "Randy" Bates and former chancellor Dr. John E. Pickelman. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service is participating this week with several organizations in a research prescribed burn exercise at Camp Swift. More
January 14, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will host author and oil industry expert William Leffler on January 16 for an issues forum regarding the past, present and future of the offshore oil industry. More
January 13, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that K.C. Nicolaou, world-renowned chemist, has joined Rice to focus on synthesizing natural compounds to treat cancer. More
January 13, 2014 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present its 40th anniversary of the Houston Shakespeare Festival in August. More
January 13, 2014 -- Lone Star College System recently received a $300,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation for lead the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative, a program to award associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities without first receiving an associate degree. More
January 13, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently published a news release regarding the opportunities provided through the college's maritime program certification training. More
January 10, 2014 -- University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award from the president of India. More
January 10, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University will host First Lady Barbara Bush at the Reading Discovery Distance Learning Program and Teleconference on Tuesday. More
January 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host a city-wide event on Monday in celebration of being designated as an unmanned aircraft system test site by the Federal Aviation Administration. More
January 10, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology recently received a $35,000 check from ExxonMobil in support of the institute's process operating program. More
January 09, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host former United States Senator Alan K. Simpson and former White House chief of staff Erskine B. Bowles to speak about the nation's debt crisis. More
January 09, 2014 -- Houston Community College Southwest recently hosted a "Cookie College" event for the Girl Scouts of America. More
January 09, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Jeff Temple, an associate professor and director of behavioral health and research at UTMB, has been named vice chair of a new state task force on domestic violence. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 10 to elect four members of the board. More
January 08, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities has received a $10,000 grant from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. More
January 08, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that Mark Everett, a professor of geology and geophysics at the university, has joined a team to explore under Alcatraz in California to discover possible hidden tunnels and chambers that may lay beneath the recreation yard and parade ground of the island prison. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a screening of "Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust" on January 19, with proceeds to benefit the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Texas Medical Branch and the film project. More
January 08, 2014 -- Lamar University on Tuesday named Brent Bost, Rena Clark and Sina Nejad as recipients of the 2014 Lamar University Distinguished Alumni Awards. More
January 08, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently named Adela Bider and Jennifer Morrow as recipients of the Dr. Patricia Potter Wilson School of Education Outstanding Graduate and Undergraduate Student Scholarships. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System is hosting a series of open house events at its campuses in January for the Academy of Lifelong Learning. More
January 07, 2014 -- Texas Southern University President Dr. John Rudley and members of his administration recently embarked on a student recruitment presidential bus tour to promote the university to high school seniors. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum at the Lamar University campus will host a celebration on Saturday marking the 113th anniversary of the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop. More
January 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host community forums for three college presidential candidates beginning on January 15 in the Nolan Ryan Center. More
January 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's softball and baseball teams are preparing for the 2014 season. More
January 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it ranks 17th in Kiplinger's annual listing of the "best values" among the nation's top 100 public colleges. More
January 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host its annual big band concert on February 8. More
January 06, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed John Steen, Jr., former Texas Secretary of State, to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
January 06, 2014 -- Texas A&M University was recently rated as one of the "happiest colleges" in the nation in a survey by The Daily Beast. More
January 03, 2014 -- Texas Southern University will present a production of "Crowns" on February 28 and March 1. More
January 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a Health Care Career Fair on February 20 at the college's North Campus. More
January 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university was the collegiate leader for Texas in 2013 specialty license plates issued by My Plates. More
January 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will hold open auditions January 14-15 for its upcoming production of "Young Frankenstein" at the college's Central Campus. More
January 03, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host graduate student Chris Roath on January 18 for a presentation on "Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior", as part of the university's Autism Speaker Series. More
January 03, 2014 -- University of Houston's Moores Opera Center will open its 2014 season on January 23 with "The Consul", and on January 24 with "The Barber of Seville". More
January 03, 2014 -- Former United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will present his new book, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War", on January 21 at Texas A&M University. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Harris County Attorney's Office today reported that a state district judge has granted a temporary restraining order against Houston Community College Trustee-elect David Wilson until his residency can be determined. More
December 31, 2013 -- Baylor University on Monday announced that it will name its new stadium in honor of Drayton McLane, Jr. and his family's generosity and service to the university. More w/Video
December 30, 2013 -- Texas has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems by the Federal Aviation Administration, based on a statewide proposal led by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. More w/Video
December 30, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present University of Houston President and Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator with the 2014 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development at BAHEP's 21st Annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 17. More
December 23, 2013 -- The discovery of an underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean that is named for Texas A&M University has been selected as one of Discover magazine's "Top 100 Stories for 2013". More
December 23, 2013 -- Dr. James Goodwin, who has recently been promoted to vice president and chief research officer at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, visited with Guidry News Service about a new study by UTMB researchers that shows that one out of four colonoscopies paid for by Medicare is potentially inappropriate under current screening guidelines set forth by the United States Preventive Services Task Force. More
December 20, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's volleyball team recently delivered holiday cards to veterans at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. More
December 20, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has named Cristina Cardenas, Cindra Daniels and Tammy Miller as the 2014 Minnie Stevens Piper Professor award nominees. More
December 20, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is expanding its research facilities at Building 17 on the Galveston campus with a 93,000 square foot, $42 million addition. More
December 20, 2013 -- San Jacinto College spotlights alumnus Craig Tyer, currently Senior Technical Designer at Boeing. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation and the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Architecture have received a Preservation Texas 2013 Heritage Education Award for their Architectural Field School program. More
December 19, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a "lighting of the letters" for the holidays. More
December 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently hosted a luncheon with the University of Houston's Executive Master's in Human Resource Development program to spread awareness of the program at the Sugar Land Campus. More
December 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi today announced that the second phase of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Command and Control Center is complete. More
December 19, 2013 -- Seven Texas hospitals have been awarded $3.25 million in grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to finance established and approved residency positions that have been unfilled because of lack of funding. More
December 18, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today reported that a study conducted by the university shows Mexico is not prepared for its aging population. More
December 18, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will conduct a series of community discussions regarding bioethical issues in the health care industry. More
December 18, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Tuesday announced that Michelle Giles, a lecturer in curriculum and instruction and educational technology at UHCL, has been named 2013-2014 Adjunct of the Year by the American Association of Adjunct Education. More
December 18, 2013 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that UH biologist Timothy Cooper and his team are researching the evolution of the E. coli bacteria in efforts to predict antibiotic resistance. More
December 18, 2013 -- Lamar University's Office of Undergraduate Research today announced the winners of a recent grant proposal contest for students wishing to conduct undergraduate research. More
December 17, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. James S. Goodwin has been appointed the university's chief research officer. More
December 17, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university's Department of Family Medicine has received the highest level of certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. More
December 17, 2013 -- University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has been named deputy chair of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank Board for 2014. More
December 16, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its graduation ceremony for the 99th and 100th Law Enforcement Academies. More
December 16, 2013 -- The San Jacinto College men's soccer team will hold open tryouts on January 5 at the South Campus soccer field. More
December 16, 2013 -- College of the Mainland employees recently gathered more than 200 toys to support the Marines Toys for Tots Foundation. More
December 14, 2013 -- College of the Mainland President Beth Lewis reports that COM employees collected an abundance of boxed and canned goods for the M.I. Lewis Social Service Center’s food bank in Dickinson. More
December 14, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today has named Dr. Mark A. Hussey as interim president of Texas A&M University, effective January 14. More
December 13, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to cast the college's votes in favor of electing COM Board Chair Roney McCrary to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
December 13, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Society of Physics Students chapter has been named "Distinguished SPS Chapter" for 2013. More
December 13, 2013 -- The La Porte Fire Department today provided a decommissioned fire truck to San Jacinto College for use in the college's training academy. More
December 13, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Affordable Colleges Online has ranked the university seventh out of 53 of the state's most affordable colleges offering online degree programs. More
December 13, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently held multidisciplinary simulation exercises for allied health students at the North Campus. More
December 12, 2013 -- Lone Star College-Montgomery President Dr. Austin Lane has been appointed to the Southern Methodist University Department of Education Policy and Leadership's advisory board. More
December 12, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it will again be offering a major in journalism, starting in the fall semester. More
December 12, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that students from the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture are designing items to be sold at PH Design Shop as Christmas gifts. More
December 12, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax College, the university's non-profit free online textbook publisher, has added a sixth title to its catalog. More
December 11, 2013 -- Texas Southern University has posted an article recalling Nelson Mandela’s visit to TSU In 1991. More
December 11, 2013 -- University of Houston architecture students David Rodriguez-Goujon and Shalini Moodley have proposed a project to renovate Kuhlman Gully. More
December 11, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have discovered a way to block a disease pathway that could lead to "defeating some of the world's most devastating human infections". More
December 11, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Saturday to consider the appointment of an interim president of the university's College Station campus. More
December 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that the Lubrizol Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 32 students attending the college in a variety of technical education fields. More
December 11, 2013 -- Lamar State College-Port Arthur President Dr. W. Sam Monroe today announced his plans to retire in August. More
December 11, 2013 -- Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall today issued a statement on Lamar State College-Port Arthur President Dr. Sam Monroe's retirement announcement. More
December 11, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday announced that Dr. Clinton White, director of the infectious disease division at the university's department of internal medicine, has been presented the Ben Kean Medal by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. More
December 11, 2013 -- Texas Southern University has announced that Tony Wyllie, senior vice president of communications for the Washington Redskins, will present the keynote address for the university's commencement ceremonies on Saturday. More
December 11, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the surgical intensive care unit at John Sealy Hospital has received a gold Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. More
December 11, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston President David Callender has announced that Michael Scheer has joined the university as interim chief financial officer. More
December 11, 2013 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that Moores Opera Center recently received awards at the National Opera Association's annual Opera Production Competition. More
December 10, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Monday announced that a student-faculty team from the college recently participated in NASA's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology will host its fall commencement ceremony on Friday. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Houston Student Government Coalition will host a candlelight vigil tonight in honor of Nelson Mandela at the Hermann Park Reflection Pool. More
December 09, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that 40 doctors from the university have been named "Texas Super Doctors" by Texas Monthly. More
December 09, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host its convocation address, to be delivered by TAMU President R. Bowen Loftin, on Thursday. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation today announced the establishment of the Bernie and Michael Cook Presidential Scholarship in Business. More
December 09, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that Travis Du Bry, a professor with the university's Anthropology Department, has been named a recipient of the Franz Boas Global Citizenship Award from the Center for a Public Anthropology. More
December 09, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Friday announced that the university has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish "Collaborative STEP: Bridges to STEM Careers Program", a collaboration with the San Antonio College District to increase the number of students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More
December 09, 2013 -- Rice University has reported that a study, co-authored by Rice biologist Emily Jones, re-examines Charles Darwin's reasoning concerning invasive species. More
December 06, 2013 -- Galveston College has added an Introduction to the Humanities internet class to the Winter Mini term. More
December 06, 2013 -- University of Houston professor and geoscientist Jonathan Snow recently joined in leading an expedition to recover the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean. More
December 06, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that it has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University Network. More
December 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University President Bowen Loftin, who was previously president of Texas A&M University at Galveston, has notified his "Aggie Family" that he will become chancellor of the flagship campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia Missouri. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will hold its annual Christmas concert on December 15 at Moody Methodist Church. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently hosted its Christmas Gala, and announced the creation of a $38,000 scholarship in honor of ACC President Rodney Allbright. More
December 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that research conducted by a team including one of the university's professors finds that an extremely thin layer of clay sediment below the ocean floor was the primary cause of the tsunami associated with Japan's 2011 earthquake. More
December 05, 2013 -- Scientists from Rice University have published the results of a study on the dissolution rates of crystalline structures in water. More w/Video
December 05, 2013 -- Dennis Murphree will speak at the Texas A&M University at Galveston commencement ceremony on December 14 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
December 05, 2013 -- University of Houston's Moores School of Music will host a holiday concert on Sunday at Moores Opera House. More
December 05, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will offer bacterial meningitis vaccinations on December 12 for students needing the vaccine to start the 2014 Spring semester. More
December 05, 2013 -- Lamar University will host Bart Simmons as keynote speaker for the university's fall commencement ceremony on December 14. More
December 04, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has partnered with the Rwandan government's Human Resources for Health Program to bring doctors to Rwanda to teach medical students. More
December 04, 2013 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has announced that Dr. Jennifer Pollack, coordinator of the Fisheries and Mariculture Program at the university, will direct the scientific aspects of a project to restore oyster populations at the Half Moon Reef. More
December 04, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Tuesday announced that Cynthia Heagy, Christine Kovic and T. Andrew Yang have been awarded University Faculty Fellowships. More
December 03, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology chair Wilburn F. "Will" Lyons has received the Community Service Award from the Sabine Neches Chiefs' Association. More
December 03, 2013 -- Dennis Murphree will speak at the Texas A&M University at Galveston commencement ceremony on December 14 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
December 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University officials have confirmed that an employee of a demolition company suffered fatal injuries in a fall at Kyle Field. More
December 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that former United States Defense Secretary and previous university President Robert Gates and his wife Becky Gates have committed $1.5 million in support of the Becky Gates Children's Center. More
December 03, 2013 -- University of Houston on Monday announced that researchers have published a paper on their study of fruit flies in discovering how memories form, which could lead to better treatments to improve memory in all ages. More
December 02, 2013 -- Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin will be the university's commencement convocation speaker on December 12. More
December 02, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Downtown on Monday hosted an anti-stigma rally in commemoration of World AIDS Day. More
December 02, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a meeting on Thursday. More
December 02, 2013 -- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced that more than 135 acres of prairie wetland habitat has been restored near Houston utilizing a new restoration method. More
December 02, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that Richie Hunter has been named associate vice president/associate vice chancellor for marketing and communication for the UH System. More
December 02, 2013 -- Lone Star College has announced that it will name two new buildings at the college's campuses after former chancellor Dr. John E. Pickelman and former board member Wm. "Randy" Bates, Jr. More
December 02, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today presented a $150,000 science, technology, engineering and mathematics grant from business and technology services company Cognizant to Texas A&M University. More
November 28, 2013 -- A team of researchers from Texas A&M University has published a paper regarding oceans and the transfer of methanol. More
November 27, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that a lecture by Aruna Viswanathan, part of the university's entrepreneurial lecture series, has been postponed from December 3 to the spring semester. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Police Department has provided safety tips for the holiday shopping season. More
November 27, 2013 -- University of Houston's men's choir, ManCorps, will deliver the pre-game performance of the National Anthem for Sunday's Houston Texans game against the New England Patriots at Reliant Stadium. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System recently hosted Wallonia Foreign Trade and Export, a public agency of Belgium representing the Export Walloon Agency and the Office of Foreign Investment, for a luncheon celebrating the partnership between investors and the Texas A&M System to "commercialize Aggie innovations abroad". More
November 27, 2013 -- The United States Department of Commerce today announced that it is awarding $2.4 million in grants to support economic development projects in Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. More
November 26, 2013 -- Alvin Community College hosted a symposium on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. More
November 26, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Veterans Day recognized six veteran students with Wall of Honor plaques and scholarships. More
November 26, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest recently hosted the Honey Brown Foundation's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Honey Brown Hope Foundation last week hosted a tribute to President John F. Kennedy at Houston Community College Southwest's Missouri City campus. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has named Dr. Christal Albrecht, Dr. Cathy Kemper and Dr. Lydia Tena as finalists for the next college president. More
November 25, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest's Art Department will present its "Fall 2013 Juried Student Exhibition" through December 5 at its Fine Arts Center in Stafford. More
November 25, 2013 -- Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study on otitis media, or ear infection. More w/Video
November 25, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted its Native American Heritage Celebration. More
November 25, 2013 -- Lamar University on Friday announced that the university is "one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities in the country", according to U.S. News and World Report. More
November 25, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Cyber Security Institute will host "Cyber Security for Decision Makers: A Non-Technical Presentation" on December 10 at the Johnson Space Center's Gilruth Center. More
November 25, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that chemical engineers with the university have found a new catalyst that can rapidly break down nitrites, a common and harmful contaminant in drinking water that often results from overuse of agricultural fertilizers. More
November 22, 2013 -- A Texas A&M University research team has released the results of a DNA study of a young boy's skeletal remains believed to be 24,000 years old. More w/Video
November 22, 2013 -- Galveston College on Wednesday announced that early registration for the 2013 Winter Mini Semester and 2014 Spring Semester is underway through December 13. More
November 22, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that an agreement has been approved with the National Science Foundation to continue managing the International Ocean Discovery Program and operating its scientific research vessel. More
November 22, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that a team that included two COM students received first place for best public service announcement video at the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Program's Student Leadership Conference. More
November 22, 2013 -- Lamar University's A Cappella Choir and Grand Chorus will perform selections from George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" on December 1 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Beaumont. More
November 21, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has received a $1.7 million grant from the United States Department of Education. More
November 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Yell Leaders recently hosted an introductory Yell Practice to introduce the Mosbacher Odyssey Academy 9th graders to Texas A&M traditions prior to their class trip to College Station. More
November 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that support for North Korea's leadership is "at an all-time low", according to Andrew Natsios, a professor at the Bush School of Government & Public Service and co-chair of the United States Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. More
November 21, 2013 -- Lamar University on Wednesday presented David J. Beck Fellowships to Kollin Kahler and Keeley Townley-Smith. More
November 20, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Choir, Band, and Drama departments will each present Christmas performances during the holiday season. More
November 20, 2013 -- Lone Star College-University Park celebrated Opening the Door to Citizenship Month with a public art unveiling on Tuesday. More
November 20, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that a new study by researchers with the university may lead to "dramatic changes in the way language is taught and learned, especially a second language". More
November 20, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced the establishment of the Carolyn J. Keating Scholarship. More
November 20, 2013 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will hold its annual Christmas concert on December 15 at Moody Methodist Church. More
November 20, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced the addition of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at the university. More
November 20, 2013 -- Galveston College today announced that it is offering a Roughneck Tech program. More
November 20, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that scientists with the university are expanding their research on traumatic brain injury. More
November 19, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently joined in the establishment of the Texas Success Center, an initiative of the Texas Association of Community Colleges to help colleges develop success strategies. More
November 19, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a grand opening ceremony for the new science and allied health building at the South Campus. More
November 19, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that Paula Myrick Short, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, has been named recipient of the Master Professor Award by the University Council for Educational Administration. More
November 19, 2013 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University has scheduled several events for the upcoming holiday season. More
November 19, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Christine Gartner and Erica Lassen, two undergraduate geology students at the university, recently won first place student conference awards at the 2013 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference. More
November 19, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Monday announced that more than 1,000 Pasadena children were recently fitted for free glasses at the "See to Succeed" event. More
November 19, 2013 -- University of Houston-Downtown on Monday announced that it has been selected by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education as one of 12 national founding institutions for the institute's "Gateways to Completion" process. More
November 18, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest will donate its 3D copy of Abraham Lincoln's Life Mask to a high school during a presentation on Thursday, the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. More
November 18, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Dr. Ben Raimer of Galveston as chair of the Health and Human Services Council. More
November 18, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston's Dr. Thomas Iliffe, a professor of marine biology and cave diver, has received an academic appointment as a research associate of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. More
November 18, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received the Get with the Guidelines - Resuscitation Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. More
November 18, 2013 -- University of Houston on Friday will unveil student-designed customized electric guitars during a concert at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture. More
November 18, 2013 -- University of Houston's Community Design Resource Center recently contributed a play zone to DeZavala Park. More
November 15, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a bowl-making marathon on Saturday, with the bowls to the Empty Bowls auction to raise money for the Southeast Texas Food Bank. More
November 15, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $10,000 grant to purchase more "e-books" for the college's library. More
November 15, 2013 -- Lamar University has unveiled a new logo for the university. More
November 14, 2013 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday hosted author and Holocaust survivor Irving Roth, who spoke about his experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. More
November 14, 2013 -- Rice University today announced it has received a $400,000 award from GlaxoSmithKline and Save the Children to expand the use of a low-cost device in Africa that can help premature babies breathe more easily. More
November 14, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its Native American Heritage Celebration on November 21. More
November 14, 2013 -- Galveston College will host the first event in its "Glorious Gatherings" series, benefiting the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access Program, on Saturday at the Backbay Emporium. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to cast the college's ballots in favor of re-electing Victor Pierson to the Galveston Central Appraisal District. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today presented a $267,648 grant to Blinn College to provide job training through a partnership with Mid-South Synergy and Line-Tech Inc. More
November 13, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers with Rice, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas at Austin are working to create new statistical tools to find clues about cancer. More
November 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Professor Andrew Natsios, a former administrator of USAID, on Tuesday stated that cash donations, not supplies, are the most effective way to help victims of the typhoon that recently struck the Philippine Islands. More
November 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that Valen Johnson, a statistician with the university, has published a paper finding that many scientific research papers are far less accurate than claimed due to a standard of evidence that has been "significantly overstated". More
November 12, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host "Cyber Security for Decision Makers: A Non-Technical Presentation", a full-day workshop on cyber security, on December 10 at the NASA Johnson Space Center Gilruth Center. More
November 12, 2013 -- Alvin Community College on Monday hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony. More
November 12, 2013 -- The Baylor University Board of Regents on Monday voted to extend the contract of the university's chief executive officer Ken Starr, and assigned him the new title of "President and Chancellor". More
November 12, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host a symposium on November 22 exploring the impact of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on America. More
November 11, 2013 -- Early research from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s artificial reefs monitoring program shows that decommissioned oil and gas structures converted to artificial reefs are supporting a high abundance and diverse fish assemblages within the Gulf of Mexico More
November 11, 2013 -- Galveston College today announced that it is hosting a mentoring partnership with Houston Community College through a grant from Accelerate TEXAS Adult Basic Education to help adult students acquire skills and certificates in high-demand occupations. More
November 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host its annual Engineering Day event on Thursday at the Central Campus science building. More
November 11, 2013 -- University of Houston's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will hold a reception on Wednesday to showcase laboratories equipped by donations from Chevron Corporation and Agilent Technologies, Inc. More
November 11, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host an open house on Thursday for the college's cosmetology program. More
November 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's Central Campus will host auditions on Thursday and Friday for children to play as elves in the college's production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
November 11, 2013 -- Galveston College will host its Community Service Outreach Fair on November 18 at the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing of the Cheney Student Center. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation will host its 14 Annual Christmas Gala on December 3. More
November 08, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday held a ceremony adding Clarence Sasser to the university's Medal of Honor Hall of Honor at the Memorial Student Center. More
November 08, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Board of Trustess member Marie Flickinger was recently honored for earning the Association of Community College Trustees 2013 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award. More
November 08, 2013 -- University of Houston is accepting applications from Houston-area grade school students through November 15 for the 12th Annual Mars Rover Model Celebration and Competition. More
November 08, 2013 -- Texas State University System Board of Regents today re-elected Donna Williams of Arlington as the chair of the board. More
November 08, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted a Department of Homeland Security public listening session. More
November 07, 2013 -- Kenneth R. Evans was invested as Lamar University's 15th president on Thursday. More
November 07, 2013 -- Galveston College will host a holiday wine pairing course on November 14. More
November 06, 2013 -- Neeta Sane on Tuesday won her re-election race to Houston Community College Trustee District VII. More
November 06, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11. More
November 06, 2013 -- Galveston College will host its Sixth Annual Fall Festival on November 15. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will hold its next Youth Leadership Series meeting on November 15-16 at the Texas A&M University Beef Center in College Station. More
November 06, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have discovered one of the pathogenic components of diabetes in the heart. More
November 06, 2013 -- University of Houston will host Terence Blanchard and the UH Jazz Orchestra for a concert on November 15 at the university's Moores Opera House. More
November 05, 2013 -- Texas Southern University will host the Invisible Houston Revisited Policy Summit on Thursday. More
November 05, 2013 -- Andrew S. Natsios, a professor at Texas A&M University, recently testified in Washington at a hearing of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights in North Korea. More
November 05, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a stargazing party at the South Campus on November 12. More
November 05, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host a ceremony on Thursday to induct Clarence E. Sasser into the Medal of Honor Hall of Honor in the Memorial Student Center. More
November 05, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Catalina Castillon, associate professor of English and modern languages, has been named the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for 2013. More
November 05, 2013 -- Texas Southern University spotlights "One TSU", the annual giving campaign. More
November 05, 2013 -- Terry Palmer, a Research Associate with the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will travel to Antarctica through December to participate in a study. More
November 04, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host several events at all three campuses from November 11 through 15 in honor of Veterans Day. More
November 04, 2013 -- Lamar University will host several events leading to the investiture of Kenneth Evans as president of the university, kicking off on Tuesday with the City of Beaumont declaring November 7 as "Kenneth R. Evans Day". More
November 04, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $168,000 grant to professor Guoquan "Bob" Wang to integrate Global Positioning Systems and Light Detection and Ranging into the university's undergraduate geosciences curriculum. More
November 04, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Clyde Prestwood has been named the university's athletic compliance director. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today held a ceremony celebrating Texas Arbor Day, which is being recognized on the first Friday in November, as opposed to its former date on the last Friday in April. More
November 01, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a Department of Homeland Security public listening session on Tuesday. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved the creation of a center for sportfish science and conservation at Texas A&M - Corpus Christi. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved the establishment of a center in Corpus Christi for development, research and testing of unmanned aircraft. More
October 31, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved the appointment of former Texas Senator Tommy Williams as Vice Chancellor of Federal and State Relations for the Texas A&M System. More
October 31, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a team of geoscientists based at the university are building a whole-Earth model to research long-term climate evolution. More
October 31, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a display of interactive bike trailers, designed by students as part of the project "Re(cycle): Pedal Powered Pop Ups", on Saturday during the Brunch at the Bayou and Bike In events. More
October 31, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced that stories from veterans gathered through interview by StoryCorps' "Military Voices Initiative", will be broadcast on NPR's "Weekend Edition" beginning November 10. More
October 31, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host Irving Roth, Holocaust survivor and author, for a special reception and lecture on November 12. More
October 31, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a Military Appreciation Day on Saturday during the first home game of November for the Cardinals football. More
October 31, 2013 -- The American Shore and Beach Association at its recent conference on South Padre Island presented an award recognizing the Texas A&M University at Galveston Sargassum Early Advisory System. More
October 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently held its annual Fall Fest and costume contest. More
October 30, 2013 -- Lamar University is inviting the community to the November 7 investiture of Kenneth Evans as 15th president of the university. More
October 30, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the Large Underground Xenon experiment, the world's biggest detector of dark matter, has reported its first results. More
October 30, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently held its 38th Annual Fall Festival and Child Lab School Pumpkin Patch Party. More
October 30, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today reported that HPV vaccination rates in the South are significantly lower than any other geographic region. More
October 30, 2013 -- Galveston College will host "A Full Plate: Ceramic Art of Lotus Bermudez", November 6 through March 14 at the college's art gallery. More
October 30, 2013 -- Galveston College will host the first of the "Glorious Gatherings" series, benefiting the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access program, on November 16 at Backbay Emporium. More
October 29, 2013 -- Marine archeologists with the Texas Historical Commission and Texas State University will present their findings from a July shipwreck exploration in the Gulf of Mexico on November 14 at Moody Gardens. More
October 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host an information session on November 8 for community partners interested in the college's new Successfully Teaching English with Partnership Sites program. More
October 29, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a simulated shooting incident on Wednesday at John Sealy Hospital. More
October 29, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will present concerts from its Jazz Ensemble tonight and from the COM 7 O'Clock Jazz Combo on Friday. More
October 29, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that two students have been selected as 2014 recipients of the David J. Beck Fellowships. More
October 29, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to hold a combined meeting for November and December on December 12. More
October 29, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced that it has made a $10.8 million investment to boost multidisciplinary quantum biophotonics research at the university. More
October 29, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that student interns working at Houston-based startup Nano3D Biosciences have assisted in developing a rapid testing method for drug toxicity utilizing a free iPod application. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host the 66th Annual Conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute from November 4 through 8. More
October 28, 2013 -- Two University of Houston projects were winners at Keep Houston Beautiful's annual Mayor's Proud Partner Awards on Monday. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday bestowed ACC President Dr. Rodney Allbright with the title of "President Emeritus". More
October 28, 2013 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies Executive Director Dr. Larry McKinney recently briefed Congress on the effects of federal ethanol policies on "dead zones" in the gulf. More
October 28, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, dean of the university's Bush School of Government and Public Service, has been elected to the Mercy Corps Board of Directors. More
October 25, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that Patrick Peters, a professor at the university's College of Architecture, has been named Educator of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture. More
October 25, 2013 -- Lamar University will present a student-composed fanfare on November 7 for the investiture of Kenneth Evans as president of the university. More
October 25, 2013 -- Alvin Community College on Thursday hosted a check presentation ceremony for two grants totaling $2 million from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide training for employees at local petrochemical firms. More
October 25, 2013 -- The City of Galveston today announced that more than 30 employees of the city's public works department recently graduated from continuing education classes held through Galveston College. More
October 25, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a prescription drug drop-off location on Saturday at the university's Recreation and Wellness Center. More
October 24, 2013 -- Texas Southern University on Wednesday held its Campus Sustainability Day. More
October 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday at the Clear Lake Sub-Station. More
October 24, 2013 -- Alvin Community College is accepting nominations of families in need for its "Can Feed the Hungry" food drive until November 15. More
October 24, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced that researchers with the university are investigating the use of synthetic nanoparticles to deliver "a world of diverse opportunities ranging from materials to medicine". More
October 24, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host pianist David Syme for a free concert on October 30. More
October 23, 2013 -- Galveston College recently held elections to nominate officers for the Student Government Association and also announced a new class in digital photography and plans for the Fall Festival. More
October 23, 2013 -- Dean Earl L. Smith III of the University of Houston has been named as Interim Chief Health Officer. More
October 23, 2013 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Wes Tunnell, who will present a lecture entitled "Gulf of Mexico Oil Spills: A Historical and Spatial Perspective", on November 12 as part of the college's lecture series. More
October 23, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will present a $2 million check on Thursday at Alvin Community College to provide job training at the college. More
October 23, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced plans to open the Texas A&M University at Nazareth - Peace Campus in Israel. More
October 23, 2013 -- Texas Southern University will host a lecture on Thursday regarding an overview and findings of a study examining President Barack Obama's Sustainable Communities Initiative Regional Planning Grant. More
October 23, 2013 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation has elected board members for 2013-2014, with Orange City Manager Dr. Shawn Oubre elected president of the board. More
October 23, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Tuesday announced that Dr. Tom Iliffe, a marine biology professor at the university, has been named recipient of the 2013 Newsmaker Image Award. More
October 22, 2013 -- Houston Community College will present the work of three local Hispanic artists through Friday at the West Loop Gallery. More
October 22, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host a session of the Texas Supreme Court on November 7 at the Rudder Theatre in College Station, Texas. More
October 22, 2013 -- Lamar University on Monday announced that it has been added to the 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities, released by the Military Advanced Education magazine. More
October 21, 2013 -- Texas Southern University and several student organizations will partner to present a Sustainability Day Partnership on Wednesday in the Third Ward in Houston. More
October 21, 2013 -- The University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance will present "Blood Wedding" from October 25 through November 3 at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
October 21, 2013 -- The University of Houston Center for Creative Work will present the "Arts in Houston" lecture series throughout October and November in the Honors College. More
October 21, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that Cecilia Williams, a professor with the university, has been awarded a $1,560,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute to investigate the mechanistic basis for novel colon cancer prevention and therapy. More
October 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university has been ranked first among public universities in the United States in an international survey of higher education institutions that produced the most current chief executives of the world's largest companies. More
October 21, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its annual "Monster Musik" concert on Thursday at the college's Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. will host a panel discussion on Thursday at the Texas Southern University campus to discuss the issue of police brutality in Houston. More
October 21, 2013 -- University of Houston will host writer Elizabeth Hunter on Thursday to discuss writing and to showcase her latest book series. More
October 18, 2013 -- Correction: Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a memorial service to honor Dr. Sammy Ray, world-renowned marine biologist and one of the founders of the university, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 26. More
October 18, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced the appointment of Ivan Andarza, Keith Honey and Ellis M. Skinner, II to the Texas State Technical College System Board of Regents. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Baylor University Board of Regents today approved construction of the new $99 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. More
October 18, 2013 -- Lamar University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Honors Program on Saturday with a Homecoming reuinion. More
October 18, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has placed "The Art of Space and Science", an exhibit featuring student and faculty works, on display at Space Center Houston. More
October 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College and the Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse will hold a prescription drug take back event on October 26 on the college's campus. More
October 17, 2013 -- Galveston College will offer a course on Mediterranean cooking October 22-24. More
October 17, 2013 -- Lamar University's Theatre and Dance Department will present its production of "Almost, Maine" October 24-27. More
October 17, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday revealed the naming of the university's hawk mascot, "Hunter", during its I HEART UHCL event. More
October 16, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
October 16, 2013 -- University of Houston's Moores Concert Chorale will participate in a concert on November 23 featuring rarely heard works to commemorate the 200th anniversary of "The Battle of Nations". More
October 16, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its "Forum for the Future", with speakers discussing topics such as workforce training and economic development of local industry. More
October 16, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that season tickets are on sale for its "Lamarissimo!" concert series, which opens on November 5. More
October 16, 2013 -- Lamar University's public radio station, KVLU 91.3 FM, has announced that it is adding National Public Radio's "Here and Now" program each weekday. More
October 16, 2013 -- Galveston College is offering a digital photography course and is promoting a job training program through the Texas Workforce Commission's Self Sustaining Grant. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced that the organization has surpassed $350 million in overall educational commitment to Texas students since 1932. More
October 15, 2013 -- Backbay Emporium will host the first of a series of Glorious Gatherings benefiting the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access program on November 16. More
October 15, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published the results of a study regarding the role of primary care physicians in prostate-specific antigen testing. More
October 15, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that he has appointed Durga D. Agrawal and Paula Mendoza of Houston, and Peter Taaffe of Austin, to the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
October 15, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will announce the name of its hawk mascot during the university's "I Heart UHCL" Day on Wednesday. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Huntsville Area Technology and Business Complex recently announced the launch of its new Business Incubator Program to help aspiring technology-based companies grow and develop by providing affordable office, professional and support services. More
October 14, 2013 -- Dr. Sammy Ray, a world-renowned marine biologist and one of the founders of Texas A&M University at Galveston, died here earlier today at age 94. More
October 14, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host author Wes Moore on October 30 for a special lecture and book signing at the Central Campus. More
October 14, 2013 -- Lamar University was recently recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the "Best 295 Business Schools" for the university's MBA program. More
October 14, 2013 -- Drs. Techksell McKnight Washington and Karen Powers have posted a Guest Column regarding Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More
October 14, 2013 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation was recently featured as a 2013 Halliburton "Hometown Hero" for its efforts to "make the community a better place to live and work". More
October 14, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that researchers Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander have been named recipients of the 2014 Frank Isakson Prize from the American Physical Society. More
October 14, 2013 -- Lamar University will host an open house on Tuesday for the university's new voice laboratory and vocology clinic. More
October 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold a number of events on October 16 for Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day. More
October 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer free Sunday mammograms in October and November at Galveston churches. More
October 12, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday released a statement regarding the resignation of Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance. More
October 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department at its Central Campus will hold public auditions on October 23-24 for the college's upcoming production of "Santa's Christmas Magic". More
October 11, 2013 -- College of the Mainland is hosting an exhibit of photographs, showcasing the work of students and educators from seven states, through October 24 at the college's art gallery. More
October 11, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced the establishment of the Ron and Mary Robins Award for Academic Excellence in Chemical Engineering, which will be presented annually to the senior-level chemical engineering student who has maintained the highest overall grade point average. More
October 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $20,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to fund paid internships for students interested in energy-related careers. More
October 11, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's School of Nursing will host its second annual Holiday Style Show on November 14 at the Moody Gardens Hotel Ballroom. More
October 11, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that Morris Foster, a member of the university's board of regents, has been appointed chair of the The University of Texas Investment Management Corporation Board of Directors. More
October 11, 2013 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton's latest article on water management issues is "Is Desalination an Option on the Coast?". Article 15
October 10, 2013 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the 2013 ad valorem property tax rates for the College District. More
October 10, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university's Environmental Institute of Houston recently received a $7,900 grant from ExxonMobil to expand the institute's education projects. More
October 10, 2013 -- Lamar University will celebrate its Homecoming week October 13-19, kicking off with a proclamation from the Beaumont City Council on October 15. More
October 10, 2013 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university's online programs have been ranked third in the nation in a listing by Graduate Programs. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a one-year, $240,000 contract extension with EduServe International Services. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has presented a $500,000 Skills Development Fund grant to be used by Wharton County Junior College in a partnership with Frito-Lay, Inc. to provide job training. More
October 08, 2013 -- Texas Southern University will hold its annual President's Gala on October 18 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston. More
October 08, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Monday announced that two students were recently awarded scholarships from the Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
October 08, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month on Wednesday. More
October 08, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will hold a ceremony on November 7 to add Clarence E. Sasser, a recipient of the Medal of Honor in 1969, to the university's Medal of Honor Hall of Honor. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today reported that the state's forests provide an estimated $93 billion per year in environmental benefits. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System and the Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the university has joined the College Credit for Heroes program, which "seeks to maximize the award of college credits to veterans and service members for their military training". More
October 08, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of health science career fairs at its campuses, with the first on October 24 at the Central Campus. More
October 07, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host I HEART UHCL Day on October 16. More
October 07, 2013 -- Space Center Houston will present San Jacinto College's The Art of Space and Science exhibit from October 16 through November 6. More
October 07, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's Purchasing Department recently received the Achievement in Excellence in Procurement Award. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting on Thursday. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System recently hosted the inaugural Texas Completion Summit, a group of institutions seeking to improve college completion rates. More
October 07, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host auditions on October 15 for its fall production of "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol". More
October 04, 2013 -- Texas A&M University celebrated its 137th birthday today, recognizing this date in 1876 when the state opened the doors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. More
October 04, 2013 -- Texas A&M University storm expert Robert Korty has reported that dry air was a possible cause for fewer and less intense hurricanes this year. More
October 04, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host "50 Years Later: Civil Rights Free Speech Forum" on October 9 to honor the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s August 28, 1963 speech. More
October 04, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System will host its Fifth Annual Military Friendly Symposium on October 8-9. More
October 04, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service has announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program has been translated into Mandarin Chinese and is now available online. More
October 04, 2013 -- Lamar University will hold an investiture ceremony on November 7 for Kenneth Evans as the 15th president of the university. More
October 03, 2013 -- Dr. Elizabeth Lyons, an assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston who recently received a $140,000 grant from the American Heart Association, visited with Guidry News Service about her project that can be described as “working out with the living dead”. More
October 03, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that Kollin Kahler, a senior at the university, has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 William V. Campbell Trophy from the National Football Foundation. More
October 03, 2013 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that the university's Graduate College of Social Work program has been named recipient of the 2013 Partners in Advancing Education for International Social Work Award. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week voted to finalize a tax abatement agreement with Ascend Performance Materials on a proposed $1.2 billion propane dehydrogenation facility. More
October 02, 2013 -- College of the Mainland hosted its University Fair on Tuesday. More
October 02, 2013 -- Alvin Community College's Student Government Association recently hosted Texas State Representative Ed Thompson to speak about his experiences in local and state government. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that it has been rated as the number one community college in Texas according to RateMyProfessors.com. More
October 02, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that a research team led by a professor with the university has found that water vapor changes in the stratosphere contribute to warmer temperatures and likely "play an important role in the evolution of Earth's climate". More
October 01, 2013 -- The University of Houston System today announced that the university has raised a record-setting $117.8 million in private support in 2012-2013. More
October 01, 2013 -- Rice University on Monday announced that scientists have recently used synthetic biology to study how a popular soil amendment called "biochar" can interfere with chemical signals that some microbes use to communicate. More
October 01, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has received an Award of Excellence from the International District Energy Association in recognition of the university's achievements in energy efficiency, resource optimization and environmental sustainability. More
October 01, 2013 -- Lamar University's College of Business will host Kevin Collard, chief financial and administrative officer of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., as ExxonMobil Executive in Residence on October 8. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees has moved its October meeting date to October 10. More
October 01, 2013 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Mary Ann Amelang has been named to the newly-created roll of vice president for institutional advancement. More
September 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host "Bass Extremes" in concert on October 21 at the Slocomb Auditorium on the college's Central Campus. More
September 30, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today named eight programs that will share in a total of $200,000 through the 2013 President's Cabinet Awards. More
September 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has been named in Victory Media, Inc.'s annual Military Friendly Schools List for the fourth time. More
September 28, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston will host the Italian Festival from October 10 through 13. More
September 27, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for its 27th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
September 27, 2013 -- Lamar University's College of Business recently inducted Terry Kelley and Bart Simmons into the College of Business Hall of Fame. More
September 27, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a report by the Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas research group has found that cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanic Texans. More
September 27, 2013 -- Chris O’Shea Roper and Tom Linton's latest article on water management issues is, "Thinking Outside the Box about Water Conservation". Article 13
September 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has reported record enrollment rates for Fall 2013. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
September 26, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a birthday party for Shasta VI, a cougar at the Houston Zoo who serves as the university's mascot, on Sunday. More
September 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor and State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon has reported that drought conditions continue in much of Texas, and that conditions could continue for another 5-15 years. More
September 26, 2013 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university's enrollment totals 14,054 students for the fall semester. More
September 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today reported that its enrollment stands at a record 58,809 students, which ranks it largest in Texas and likely among the top five largest institutions of higher education in the nation. More
September 26, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host its University Day event on October 29. More
September 26, 2013 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that Claudine Giacchetti, director of the university's French Program, has been named by the French Ministry of Education as Knight in the Order of Academic Palms. More
September 25, 2013 -- Galveston College will launch its cosmetology program on September 30 at the new cosmetology lab in the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. More
September 25, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that it will launch a weekend shuttle route on Saturday. More
September 24, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.22121 per $100 valuation. More
September 24, 2013 -- A VIP Party for the Houston Tomorrow Catalyst Awards finalists, sponsors, members of the host committee and special honored guests was held on Monday. More
September 23, 2013 -- Texas Southern University will host its Annual President's Gala on October 18 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston. More
September 23, 2013 -- Galveston College recently held the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center at 5626 Broadway. More
September 23, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that the university has placed 80 dual recycling receptacles and solar-powered trash compactors to in efforts to continue its environmental sustainability efforts. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University Maritime Academy at Galveston today announced that it has had its largest increase in enrollment in the academy's 51-year history. More
September 23, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently recognized 11 faculty members and two staff members through the university's Million Dollar Club, a special honor for those who have been awarded one or more grants totaling $1 million during the past 10 years. More
September 23, 2013 -- Galveston College is accepting applications for the college's Nursing Program. More
September 23, 2013 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation recently received an $11,000 donation from the North Shore Rotary Club to help students in the Modified Early College High School program to attend college. More
September 22, 2013 -- Chris O’Shea Roper and Tom Linton's latest article on water management issues is, "Fresh Water Impacts More than Salinity in Bay Systems". Article 12
September 21, 2013 -- Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar has received the George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service from the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation. More
September 20, 2013 -- Galveston College is holding registration for its Fall Second Start classes. More
September 20, 2013 -- United States Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on Thursday announced that Texas will receive $5.2 million in grant funding to support skills training capacity building at community colleges and other public institutions across the state, including San Jacinto College. More
September 19, 2013 -- The National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense within the Texas A&M University System has received $2 million in funds from the United States Department of Homeland Security for Enhanced Passive Surveillance system technology. More
September 19, 2013 -- Lamar University has received a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to digitize the university's holding of Lamar newspapers. More
September 19, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that it has received a $4 million donation from the Welch Foundation to establish the Center of Excellence in Polymer Chemistry. More
September 19, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a preview day on October 12 for the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities, an early entrance college residential honors program. More
September 19, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers at the university's Sealy Center for Vaccine Development are testing vaccines to protect against a new strain of avian flu. More
September 19, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that San Jac Trustee Marie Flickinger has been selected to receive the 2013 Western Regional Trustee Leadership Award from the Association of Community College Trustees. More
September 18, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education will host the Texas Association for Improved Reading for a literary conference on October 19. More
September 18, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2013-2014 season on September 26 with a production of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge". More
September 17, 2013 -- The Sierra Club has named the recipients of its 2013 National Awards, with Dr. Robert Bullard, dean of the Barbra Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University, to receive the John Muir Award. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology will host a signing on Wednesday for the endowment of a scholarship in honor of Donald T. Boumans. More
September 17, 2013 -- University of Houston will hold teacher training sessions on September 21 and 28 for the 12th Annual Mars Rover Celebration and Exhibition. More
September 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host an industrial job fair on September 26. More
September 17, 2013 -- Galveston College today held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration for the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. More
September 16, 2013 -- Alvin Community College has added four Student Ambassadors for the fall 2013 semester. More
September 16, 2013 -- Deena Conley has been appointed as the new chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Lamar University in Beaumont. More
September 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university raised more than $740 million within the past year, $300 million more than in any previous 12-month period. More
September 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University student Dan Moran was recently honored as the official 12th Man and presented the "12THMAN" license plate, which was provided by Texas A&M Regent Tony Buzbee, who won the auction for the plate. More
September 13, 2013 -- University of Houston-Downtown has named Dr. John Hudson as the director of the university's Center for Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. More
September 13, 2013 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reminded parents that enrollment for the Texas Tuition Promise Fund is open through February 28. More
September 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host a conference and exhibit September 17-19 to commemorate the coming centennial of the start of World War I in 1914. More
September 13, 2013 -- Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state will provide a $3 million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology in collaboration with the Texas Heart Institute and Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. More
September 13, 2013 -- Attorney Tony Buzbee on Thursday won the MyPlates.com auction for the Texas A&M University 12THMAN license plate with a bid of $115,000 More
September 12, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas has announced that it will launch "UST Worldview", a television series to be broadcast on KUBE57, on Saturday. More
September 12, 2013 -- The University of Houston Police Department has announced that it has started the process to become accredited with the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators. More
September 12, 2013 -- Lamar University on Wednesday held a ceremony to formally dedicate the Herman Iles Building at the John Gray Center Complex. More
September 11, 2013 -- John Sharp, chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, on Wednesday announced changes in the management structure at the System Offices headquartered in College Station. More
September 11, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon notes the lessons learned from the impact of Hurricane Ike, which struck Galveston five years ago on Friday. More
September 10, 2013 -- Cynthia Colbert Riley, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Houston Chapter. More
September 10, 2013 -- The MyPlates.com auction for the Texas A&M University 12THMAN license plate will end on Thursday. More
September 10, 2013 -- Military service members and first responders will receive free admission to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University on Wednesday, the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. More
September 10, 2013 -- Rice University's Multi-Robot Systems Laboratory is utilizing data from online games to refine control algorithms for robotic swarms. More
September 09, 2013 -- A delegation of public officials from Harris and Galveston counties visited New Orleans last week to tour the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System that was installed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers following Hurricane Katrina. More
September 09, 2013 -- Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte will soon reopen thanks to the help of the San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center. More
September 09, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge" from September 26 through 29 in the University Theatre. More
September 09, 2013 -- The University of Houston Moores Opera Center will hold their annual fundraiser "What's Opera, Duck?" on September 24 at The Mucky Duck. More
September 09, 2013 -- University of Houston will host its Scholarship and Community Conference on October 4, with discussions focusing on urban health care, at the Hilton University of Houston Hotel and Conference Center. More
September 09, 2013 -- Texas Southern University will honor Dr. Thomas Freeman, professor and founder of the university's debate team, on Friday at the Founders Day observance. More
September 09, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its Family Day event on Saturday. More
September 09, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that Schlumberger has provided a $2.35 million donation to the university for the expansion and renovation of the UH Energy Research Park. More
September 06, 2013 -- Galveston College will host the Grand Opening of its Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center on September 17 at the 7626 Broadway Boulevard location. More
September 06, 2013 -- We’re baaaack. And water is a hot topic again. Article 10
September 06, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities will host a lecture on "Demystifying State Agencies", featuring Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County Marie Quintero, on September 14. More
September 06, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that four of its students recently received Shell scholarships, which were awarded to only 30 students in the country. More
September 05, 2013 -- University of Houston professor William Sager recently led a team of scientists to uncover the largest single volcano yet undocumented on Earth. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Saturday to consider a ground lease for construction of a research laboratory and office on the Texas A&M University campus. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday held a second public hearing on the college's proposed property tax rate of $0.187 per $100 valuation. More
September 04, 2013 -- The University of Houston has been selected by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education to participate in a national higher education project known as "Foundations of Excellence". More
September 03, 2013 -- Rice University's BioScience Research Collaborative recently hosted an Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute to "bridge the gap" between professional science and hobbyist manufacturing. More
September 03, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it will acquire three interactive bridge simulators through a collaborative agreement with the Houston Pilots to provide professional mariner training. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Sealy & Smith Foundation, through its nonprofit title holding company, has acquired an 11-acre site on Central City Boulevard, off in 61st Street in Galveston, and is working with UTMB to develop a satellite clinic campus on this site. More
August 30, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that Jerry Craven, head of the Lamar University Press, has received the Frank O. Connor Award for fiction for his short story, "The Stone Salvation Barn". More
August 30, 2013 -- University of Houston's College of Pharmacy recently received the Student Community Engaged Service Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy for the college's volunteer HOMES Clinic to provide services to the homeless. More
August 30, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted an acting camp for youth at its learning center in League City. More
August 29, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is seeking members of the community to join the university's new Arts Council. More
August 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently held a graduation ceremony for 36 students in its medical assisting program, the largest class in the program's history at the college. More
August 29, 2013 -- Texas A&M University students and faculty have formed an interdisciplinary collaboration for the "One Health" movement, an effort to achieve "optimal health globally for all residents of planet Earth". More
August 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that the college's paralegal program has earned approval by the American Bar Association. More
August 28, 2013 -- The University of Houston has been ranked fourth nationally and first in Texas in meeting United States President Barack Obama's standards for providing a value-minded education. More
August 28, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the members of the university's presidential search committee for TAMU in College Station. More
August 28, 2013 -- University of Houston's board of regents has approved a resolution in support of the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs, which begins the process of creating the school. More
August 28, 2013 -- Officials at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it was discontinuing its lung transplant program and suspending its liver transplant program, citing the low number of patients in each program. More
August 28, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will kick off "Reflecting, Engaging and Envisioning: Celebrating 50 Years of Inclusion at Texas A&M University" on September 10 in College Station. More
August 27, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a $32,820,721 budget for FY2014. More
August 26, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with University of Texas Medical Branch Professor George Kramer, principal investigator on a project that he calls “an automated critical care system” and which was described in a UTMB news release as a “trauma center in a backpack.” More
August 26, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to formally adopt the college’s FY2014 Budget, which includes total expenditures of $19,535,025. More
August 24, 2013 -- The Sierra Club has ranked Texas A&M University at Galveston as a "cool school". More
August 24, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has received sixteen scholarships from the Terry Foundation. More
August 23, 2013 -- Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday approved the college's FY2014 Budget and tax rate. More
August 23, 2013 -- Houston Community College Trustee Carroll Robinson has announced that he plans to work with the college's board of trustees to expand the "Early to Rise Plan", an effort to improve the quality of early childhood education for children in Harris County. More
August 23, 2013 -- Brandon N. Hill, a student technician for the Sargassum Early Advisory System at Texas A&M University at Galveston, is posting a series of articles titled "Galveston’s Journey from Hassle to Harmony" on GuidryNews.com. Article Six
August 22, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will launch various fitness classes on August 26. More
August 22, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted an orientation session for area high school teachers teaching dual credit courses at their schools. More
August 22, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has launched a new biomedical clinical technician program that trains students to repair and operate medical equipment. More
August 22, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University Health Science Center today announced that researchers are nearing completion of the first vaccine aimed at preventing the Brucella bacteria that cause brucellosis, a chronic disease that causes high fever and incapacitation. More
August 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M University researchers have published the results of a study on the Affordable Care Act. More
August 21, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published a paper on a human outbreak of eastern equine encephalitis. More
August 21, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed a new treatment that could be used against the bacteria that causes pulmonary tularemia. More
August 21, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that it has awarded $1.2 million in new achievement scholarships to more than 100 students entering their junior or senior years of college. More
August 20, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights Nikola Barjaktarevic, its new women's soccer coach. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston will celebrate the launch of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Bachelor of Science degree on Friday in the McCoy Auditorium. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp as keynote speaker and Stephen Curley, author of "Aggies by the Sea" to sign copies of his book at the September 25 luncheon commemorating the 50th anniversary of Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 20, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that 21 students were recognized as graduating with honors during the university's commencement ceremony on Saturday. More
August 20, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that its free textbook publisher, OpenStax College, has had its books adopted by close to 300 educational institutions on four continents, saving students an estimated $3.7 million in book purchase costs this year. More
August 19, 2013 -- Rice University researchers have published the results of a study on proteins and breast cancer. More
August 19, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published a paper on ticks and the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Halo House Foundation is preparing for its annual fundraiser “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause”. Guidry News Service recently visited with Halo House co-founder Dr. Nathan Fowler. More
August 19, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a training on Thursday for local school employees to help them be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes and how to help manage them. More
August 19, 2013 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents recently elected board officers, naming Jarvis V. Hollingsworth as chair of the board, Nandita Venkateswaran Berry as vice chair and Welcome W. Wilson, Jr. as secretary. More
August 19, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that it has been recognized for excellence in the field of minority education innovation by the P-20 Initiatives for African American Student Success. More
August 19, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas St. Martin de Porres Society will host a memorial mass and reception on August 28 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s march on Washington, D.C. More
August 18, 2013 -- Lamar University has honored three students with the Plummer Award, recognizing them as the top male and female graduates in Lamar’s class of August 2013. More
August 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University spotlights the Calloway family of Houston. More
August 16, 2013 -- Brandon N. Hill, a student technician for the Sargassum Early Advisory System at Texas A&M University at Galveston, is posting a series of articles titled "Galveston’s Journey from Hassle to Harmony" on GuidryNews.com. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced that a scholarship has been established in honor of Vernon and Johnnie Durden. More
August 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a team of researchers with the university has discovered new clues to attack multiple sclerosis. More
August 15, 2013 -- President George Washington's personal copy of the Acts of Congress will be on display from August 26 through September 9 at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. More
August 15, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a commencement ceremony on Friday for graduates of its School of Health Professions. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Houston Community College Board of Trustees today voted to establish a sixth and ninth grade pre-admission program. More
August 15, 2013 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that biophysicists with the university have provided a new study of melittin, the principal toxin in bee venom, which could aid in the development of new drugs that could be used to attack cancer and bacteria. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the proposed FY2014 Budget for the college. More
August 15, 2013 -- Lamar University will host its summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday at the Montagne Center. More
August 15, 2013 -- College of the Mainland has launched a new program that allows students to complete courses as continuing education classes, without taking a placement exam, and later petitioning for credit for those classes. More
August 15, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university have developed a new technique that expands options for molecular imaging. More
August 14, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold a white coat ceremony for the class of 2017 medical students on Sunday at Levin Hall. More
August 14, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp on Tuesday announced that the university has acquired all operational aspects of the Fort Worth law school at Texas Weslayan University, and will start classes on August 19 under the name of the "Texas A&M University School of Law". More
August 14, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will launch its summer graduation activities on Thursday with a convocation address to be given by Head Softball Coach Jo Evans. More
August 12, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently had three of its soccer players participate in the United Soccer League's Premier Development League Southern Conference and national championships. More
August 12, 2013 -- MyPlates.com, the state's specialty license plate vendor, opened bidding today at noon in an auction for the 12th Man license plate. More
August 12, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its summer commencement ceremony on August 17, with Dr. Patrick Louchouarn to deliver the commencement speech. More
August 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Bernard Karnath has received the Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator from the American College of Physicians. More
August 09, 2013 -- The University of Houston has been included in the 2014 edition of the Princeton Review's "Best 378 Colleges". More
August 09, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that it has received a grant to study how institutional and state policy can ensure equal educational opportunities for all students. More
August 09, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Sasser Family Foundation has contributed $125,000 to support the university's breastfeeding initiative, part of efforts to secure a "Baby-Friendly Hospital" designation. More
August 09, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest on Thursday announced that it plans to build three new buildings on its campus to house the college's workforce certification programs. More
August 09, 2013 -- Brandon N. Hill, a student technician for the Sargassum Early Advisory System at Texas A&M University at Galveston, is posting a series of articles titled "Galveston’s Journey from Hassle to Harmony" on GuidryNews.com. Article Four
August 08, 2013 -- Texas Southern University in Houston has released a series of updates. More
August 08, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake spotlights student and artist Christina Carfora. More
August 08, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host an open house and free health fair on Saturday at its Primary Care Pavilion. More
August 08, 2013 -- Galveston College will host a grand opening event on September 17 for the Galveston College Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. More
August 08, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that Sean McGuire, an account professor with the university, recently co-authored a study into "naked short selling", finding that the practice is generally based on accounting fundamentals, contradictory to the findings of recent court rulings involving such transactions. More
August 08, 2013 -- Lamar University will confer 750 degrees to graduates during the university's summer commencement ceremony on August 17. More
August 08, 2013 -- Galveston College has set dates for its Leadership Galveston course for the fall semester. More
August 07, 2013 -- Tim Lightfoot, a Texas A&M University health professor, discusses football players and the prevention of heat stroke. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Upward Bound program recently celebrated a decade of service during their annual awards dinner. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will consider on Thursday a capital plan that includes a $137 million, 600,000 square foot engineering complex. More
August 06, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it will soon open a robotics lab at the college's North Campus. More
August 06, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host its final orientation session on August 12 for incoming students for the fall semester. More
August 06, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Monday announced that A. Eugene Coleman, a retired professor of fitness and human performance from the university, has been awarded the Boyd Epley Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. More
August 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp has recommended the appointment of Billy C. Hamilton as executive vice chancellor and chief financial officer for the university system. More
August 05, 2013 -- Dr. Jacques Baillargeon, an associate professor in preventive medicine and community health at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who is the lead author of a study of testosterone-prescribing patterns, visited with Guidry News Service last week. More
August 05, 2013 -- Incoming physician assistant students at the University of Texas Medical Branch received their white coats in a ceremony last week that welcomed them into their new program of professional study. More
August 05, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp will present a proposal during Thursday's system board of regents meeting to rename the John B. Connally Building to the Moore-Connally Building in honor of the late William Tyler "Bill" Moore. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday to consider the FY2014 operating budgets and capital plan for the university system. More
August 05, 2013 -- The United Health Foundation today announced that it has awarded a scholarship to Emily Gao, a Galveston resident attending the University of Texas at Austin, to pursue her goal to become a pediatrician. More
August 05, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers are studying a signaling chemical known as GABA in efforts to avert neuropathic pain. More
August 05, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university is accepting applications for its first class of freshman and sophomore students. More
August 05, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Friday announced that teamwork in the college's Music Department has helped several students receive scholarships to continue their education at universities across the country. More
August 02, 2013 -- Thirty-four cadets from the San Jacinto College Firefighter Training Academy have achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Texas Commission on Fire Protection's Basic Suppression exam, marking the 29th class to do so over the course of nine years. More
August 02, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Ryan Crocker, dean of the university's Bush School of Government and Public Service, has been appointed as a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees all United States government-supported civilian international media. More
August 02, 2013 -- La Porte Independent School District is offering a dual credit program to allow high school students to attend San Jacinto College free of charge. More
August 02, 2013 -- University of Houston is launching a study on the impact of military deployment on families, and is seeking families to participate in the study. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation will host its Salute to Real American Heroes on September 5, featuring first responders from the Boston Marathon bombings as guest speakers for the event. More
August 02, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Justin Walker, a graduate student at the university, has been named a Region 18 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University hosted a region-wide meeting of community stakeholders in Central-East Texas to discuss regional economic development on Thursday. More
August 02, 2013 -- Brandon N. Hill, a student technician for the Sargassum Early Advisory System at Texas A&M University at Galveston, is posting a series of articles titled "Galveston’s Journey from Hassle to Harmony" on GuidryNews.com. Article Three
August 01, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a Bring Your Child to Work event. More
August 01, 2013 -- Brenda Weiser, University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education Associate Professor of Science Education, has been named the Texas Regional Collaboratives' 2013 Nita Beth Camp Legacy Award Science winner. More
August 01, 2013 -- Prairie View A&M University has announced that the university will implement QRazor by Q4 Mobile, a platform to generate and manage augmented reality codes and tags, at the John B. Coleman Library. More
August 01, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, voted 6-0-1, with Bennie Matthews abstaining, to accept COM President Dr. Beth Lewis' recommendation to revoke the tenure and terminate the employment of Dr. David M. Smith, an instructor at the college. More
July 31, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will collect donated school supplies for disadvantaged Galveston Independent School District students and university pediatrics patients through August 23 at the John Sealy Hospital in Galveston and in Research Building #6 on the university's campus. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Texas Hurricane Center will present the fifth annual conference, "Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region", on Friday at the University of Houston. More
July 31, 2013 -- Dr. Monte Blue has been elected as the new chairman of the Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents. More
July 31, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery Coordinator of Audience Development Jeffrey Bowen traveled to Slovakia and Serbia to meet with members of the university's International Arts Consortium this summer. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently reviewed the college's proposed FY2014 Budget. More
July 31, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has two new Slocum gliders, underwater devices that can be controlled from land-based computers, that will be used to conduct research in the Gulf of Mexico. More
July 31, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has cancelled classes and activities at its South Campus for the remainder of the day due to a water main break. More
July 31, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted the first Texas City Small Business Fair as part of "Texas City Small Business Week". More
July 30, 2013 -- University of Houston-Downtown President Bill Flores and Student Body President Isaac Valdez testified at a Congressional hearing on immigration reform held at Houston City Hall on Monday. More
July 30, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that students with its architect and artist programs are collaborating to build a part arts pavilion, part transitional housing structure from re-used office cubicle materials to place on display at Hermann Park. More
July 30, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that research by one of its geographers shows how geocoding, the use of GPS locators and other geospatial technology, can play a critical role in people's lives. More
July 30, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Sarah Paine, a chemical engineering student at the university, has received a scholarship sponsored by the Southwest Chemical Association. More
July 30, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently received contributions during its annual Family Campaign for the "Flight of the Hawk" fund to develop the university's new mascot. More
July 30, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced that it has formalized a letter of intent with Chartwells to manage dining services at the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus. More
July 30, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Upward Bound students recently won first place at the Upward Bound Academic Bowl at Texas Southern University. More
July 30, 2013 -- Lamar University on Monday announced that a scholarship has been established in honor of the work of Camille Mouton, vice president for university advancement at the university. More
July 29, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited the headquarters of the Halo House Foundation near Houston's Texas Medical Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital to discuss its upcoming fund-raiser, "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause". More
July 29, 2013 -- Texas Southern University today announced that a team of students with the university has been selected by NASA to test science experiments under microgravity conditions through NASA's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Project. More
July 29, 2013 -- Texas Southern University has announced that the university was recently included in the ranking of the top 650 colleges for 2013 by Forbes Magazine. More
July 29, 2013 -- The West Harris County branch of American Association of University Women will host a meeting for prospective members on August 24 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church. More
July 27, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has posted a news release spotlighting its interns in Washington, Austin and elsewhere. More
July 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University mourns the passing of George P. Mitchell on Friday in Galveston. More
July 26, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that undergraduate students are undertaking a variety of projects through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. More
July 26, 2013 -- George P. Mitchell, heralded businessman and Galveston native, passed away this morning at his home in Galveston at the age of 94. More
July 26, 2013 -- San Jacinto College is hosting an adjunct faculty job fair on August 1 at the Central Campus. More
July 26, 2013 -- Supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast turned out for the Third Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion in Galveston on Wednesday. More
July 26, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently held a grand opening and open house for its new North Campus science and allied health building. More
July 25, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System on Thursday announced that the Kyle Field redevelopment project has received approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
July 25, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will launch its "Fish Camp" for incoming freshman on July 30. More
July 25, 2013 -- Lamar University's Spirit Team recently won several awards at the Universal Cheerleaders Association and Universal Dance Association Collegiate Camp. More
July 25, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education has been cited for excellence by the Quest for Quality Teacher Preparation in Texas project. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation on Tuesday announced the establishment of the Dreyer Family Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in mechanical engineering. More
July 24, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it is establishing the STEM Collaborative for Teacher Professional Learning, an effort to improve Texas education and student achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. More
July 24, 2013 -- Galveston College will offer a two-week, 80 hour fast-track "Introduction to Offshore Drilling Practices" course in September. More
July 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that it ranked 32nd in the nation among the top 100 associate degree producers for 2013 in a listing by Community College Week magazine. More
July 24, 2013 -- A team of students from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and San Jacinto College in November will conduct a scientific experiment aboard NASA's "Weightless Wonder" aircraft as part of NASA's Microgravity University program. More
July 23, 2013 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters will hold its 28th annual Bowl for Kids' Sake event August 6, 11 and 13 at AMF Star Lanes, 2404 Palmer Hwy, Texas City, TX. More
July 23, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to donate the college’s surplus press equipment to Texas City Independent School District. More
July 22, 2013 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college will offer elementary Spanish, Chinese and French courses to students at the Turner College and Career High School in Pearland in the fall. More
July 22, 2013 -- Alvin Community College and Brazosport College recently took a leadership role in forming a new statewide college marketing organization. More
July 22, 2013 -- Alvin Community College today opened registration for courses in the college's fall semester. More
July 22, 2013 -- Lamar University will host Paleobotanist Carole Gee on Thursday for a lecture on the kind of plants Jurassic dinosaurs ate in western North America. More
July 21, 2013 -- The Baylor University Board of Regents voted to take significant steps forward on two substantial University projects that have been proposed: an alumni event center at Baylor Stadium and the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, which would create a new home for the University’s nationally-ranked Hankamer School of Business. More
July 21, 2013 -- Lamar University’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences 18th annual Teaching Environmental Science summer institute featured a two week course on a state program to rehabilitate the Bessie Heights marsh. More
July 21, 2013 -- Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston report that they have uncovered a new mechanism for safeguarding the genetic integrity of actively dividing stem cells. More
July 21, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest has selected Betty Fortune to a newly created position—Executive Dean of Instruction and Student Services. More
July 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will sponsor a “Science Teachers and Industry” workshop next week to address the chemical industry’s concern for the health and safety of its workers, community and the environment. More
July 19, 2013 -- A statue of former Tyler Junior College President Dr. Harry Jenkins, stolen in 1995, has been recovered and returned to the College. More
July 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor Mike Smotherman has published the results of a study on bat singing. More
July 18, 2013 -- Dr. Catherine O'Brien, San Jacinto College Associate Vice Chancellor for Learning and Assessment, has been selected as the Texas Community College Instructional Administrators 2013 Ray Williams Outstanding Leadership Award recipient. More
July 18, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights recent graduate Susan Mathis's capstone project in the Master of Education program. More
July 18, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a basketball camp from August 5 through 9. More
July 18, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has established the Janice Trammell Scholarship in Communication. More
July 18, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer student sports physicals on Saturday at the Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes in League City. More
July 17, 2013 -- VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Texas has partnered with Houston Community College to provide job training using a Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
July 17, 2013 -- Texas A&M University spotlights the G. Rollie White Coliseum in College Station, which is scheduled to be demolished in August. More
July 17, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of Special Education Elizabeth Beavers has been named the 2013 Teacher Educator of the Year by the Houston Area Association for the Education of Young Children. More
July 17, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor Stephen Courtright has published research regarding the management trend of "boss-less" offices. More
July 16, 2013 -- Alvin Community College Culinary Arts instructor Chef Leslie Bartosh has been named the Educator of the Year by the Texas Chefs Association. More
July 16, 2013 -- The San Jacinto College theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for “Ripshod’s Revenge,” a family oriented melodrama dinner show, on July 31 and August 1. More
July 16, 2013 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area participated in the launch of Kids U 2013 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, featuring an array of subjects including Mandarin Chinese, Video Game design, Cool Science experiments, Writing and Egyptology. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Houston Urban Food Production Conference will take place on August 17 at the United Way of Greater Houston. More
July 15, 2013 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded Outstanding Teaching Awards to six faculty members at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
July 15, 2013 -- A Texas A&M team is working to create digital models of the Alamo to help preservationists cope with erosion from rainwater and the effects on the structure from heat and cold. More
July 15, 2013 -- Six Houston-area educators have been selected to attend the Fifth Annual Teachers’ Law School in Austin. More
July 15, 2013 -- Research at Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology indicates that long term success in college may be better predicted with Advanced Placement exams and personality traits in combination with standard admission practices. More
July 15, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced the formal addition of Texas A&M Health Science Center as a unit within the university, a move initially authorized in August by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
July 14, 2013 -- The Houston Symphony Orchestra launched its Celebratory Centennial Season with a day long event at Jones Hall and Jones Plaza. More
July 13, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has posted a special feature on its website spotlighting Guidry News Service coverage of its researchers. “Over the course of the past year Spotlight on Research has generated more than 225,000 clicks through the UTMB home page banner into the Guidry news website," UTMB said. "A great partnership!” Spotlight on Research
July 12, 2013 -- The Lamar University Board of Trustees has named Juan Zabala executive director of the Lamar University Foundation. More
July 12, 2013 -- Dr. Sarah Janes, vice president of Continuing and Professional Development at San Jacinto College, has been selected for the Paul Cuffee Maritime Leadership Award for promotion of diversity within the maritime industry. More
July 12, 2013 -- Dr. R. Bowen Loftin today announced that he will step down as president of Texas A&M University effective January 13, 2014. More
July 11, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest is showcasing the wooden works of sculptor James Phillips through July 31 in its West Loop Gallery. More
July 11, 2013 -- A group of College of the Mainland students hav recently traveled to Japan. More
July 11, 2013 -- Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston course for the fall 2013 semester; and has also published notice of a wine appreciation course next week and a class featuring a Mediterranean Menu on August 6 and August 8 More
July 11, 2013 -- Representatives from Shell Deer Park recently visited San Jacinto College to present a $10,000 donation toward scholarships for eight process technology students. More
July 11, 2013 -- Houston’s Blaffer Art Museum is now offering iPad enhanced tours to visitors. More
July 11, 2013 -- The Houston Education Research Consortium at Rice University has received a $1.8 million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. More
July 10, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor Richard Orville has upgraded the Lightning Mapping Array system in the Houston area. More
July 10, 2013 -- Dr. Raymond S. Greenberg has been named executive vice chancellor for health affairs in the University of Texas System. More
July 10, 2013 -- Sam Houston State University has been ranked as the most affordable online university in Texas, and the fourth most affordable in the nation. More
July 10, 2013 -- Dan Keplinger, an artist, motivational speaker and the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary “King Gimp,” will speak at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston on Friday. More
July 10, 2013 -- A team at Rice University has built a one-kilobit rewritable silicon oxide device with diodes that eliminate data-corrupting crosstalk,memory devices and silicon oxide. More
July 09, 2013 -- The Soroptimist International of Alvin recently held its End of Year Luncheon. More
July 09, 2013 -- Houston Community College recently hosted an exhibit by local artist Akua Fayette at the Southwest campus's West Loop Gallery. More
July 09, 2013 -- Twenty teachers from grades K-16 schools and colleges in Texas are participating in a two-week residential program for instruction on teaching Chinese as a second language funded by a $92,050 STARTALK grant at the University of Houston. More
July 09, 2013 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study regarding nurse practitioners. More
July 08, 2013 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study regarding hydrogen sulfide and colon cancer. More
July 08, 2013 -- Students in the San Jacinto College education program recently held a "Happy Birthday America" party for the South Campus children's center. More
July 08, 2013 -- Researchers at Rice University have created a new material with graphene oxide flakes which they say is unique for the strength of its knots. More
July 07, 2013 -- Businesses for the Ethical Treatment of Interns, a national advocacy group based in Pennsylvania, last week on the Fourth of July launched PayInterns.com, a call to action to abolish unpaid internships, which it describes as “the last bastion of legalized slave labor in America”. More
July 07, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities received $35,300 from the Fondren Foundation to help kick-start a training program for young adults with high-functioning autism. More
July 05, 2013 -- Two Lamar Institute of Technology students earned medals at the National SkillsUSA Competition held in Kansas City, Missouri. More
July 05, 2013 -- Houston Community College District VII Trustee Neeta Sane has been awarded the Greater Houston Service Award from Volunteer Houston 2013. More
July 05, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will honor area first responders and military personnel with its “A Salute to the Real American Heroes” fundraiser on September 5. More
July 03, 2013 -- University of Houston President Renu Khator has been named to the Presidential Innovation Lab, a program of the American Council on Education to examine possible models inspired by "the disruptive potential of new educational technologies such as massive open online courses" to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree. More
July 03, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently became the first hospital in the state to perform a non-surgical prostate cancer treatment. More
July 03, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting its 2013 Graduate Student Exhibition through August 1 at the university's Art Gallery. More
July 02, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Carl Sheperis, chair of the university's Department of Counseling and Special Populations, has been elected to the National Board for Certified Counselors Board of Directors. More
July 02, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today received a $80,000 check from Chevron Phillips Chemical for scholarships and equipment upgrades for the institute's process operating and instrumentation technology programs. More
July 02, 2013 -- Galveston College will host an information session on July 9 regarding the college's Applied Technology Training Programs. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week received the preliminary budget plan for FY2014. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University will host a region-wide meeting of community stakeholders in Central-East Texas to discuss regional economic development on Thursday, August 1. More
July 01, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a reception celebrating the expansion and renovation of the university's archives. More
July 01, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that an analysis, led by researchers at the university, of the movement of thousands of mutant worms has helped discover links in gene networks that control movement. More
July 01, 2013 -- University of Houston's Blaffer Art Museum will host exhibits from artists Andy Coolquitt and Pamela Fraser as well as various workshops and activities in July. More
July 01, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host Project WILD Workshops this month to provide child education through outdoor activities. More
July 01, 2013 -- Galveston College recently presented the Griff Lambdin and John Parker Davie scholarships to recipients. More
July 01, 2013 -- Galveston College recently presented 15, 25 and 35 year service awards to employees and regents in recognition to their service to the college. More
July 01, 2013 -- My Plates, the vendor of specialty license plates for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, will host an online auction August 12 through September 12 for the rights to an official Texas A&M University "12th Man" license plate. More
June 29, 2013 -- The Texas State Historical Association’s Handbook of Texas Online, a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture, has produced an in-depth online resource detailing the history of African-Americans in Texas. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has awarded 20 grants totaling more than $1.5 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. More
June 28, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that 13 of the university's physicians will be named as "Super Doctors Rising Stars" in Texas Monthly's July issue. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation on Thursday announced the establishment of the Arthur Greenspan Scholarship in Accounting. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System on Thursday announced a collaborative partnership with the Center for Solar Energy to evaluate and test emergent technologies related to renewable energy and photovoltaic solar technologies. More
June 28, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that a researcher with the university has developed a smartphone "audio adventure" app used to increase activity levels. More
June 28, 2013 -- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP has announced that its Port Arthur and Orange facilities will donate $80,000 to the Lamar Institute of Technology. More
June 28, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a team from the university have found large areas of oxygen-deplete water, or "dead zones", in the Gulf of Mexico. More
June 27, 2013 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that Antonia Caliboso and Jag Maturi have been selected as Albert Schweitzer Fellows. More
June 27, 2013 -- Texas Southern University on Wednesday announced that the university's College of Education has been listed in the "Best Masters in Education Programs" for 2013-2014 by Masters Degree Online. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Mickey Leland Center for Environment, Justice and Sustainability at Texas Southern University has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support the planning of a Climate Education Community University Partnership. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Baker Institute at Rice University and South Texas College of Law in Houston have collaborated to offer an upper-level elective course beginning in the fall focused on researching and drafting legislation for states to use after legalizing the use of marijuana. More
June 26, 2013 -- University of Houston professor Michael J. Zvolensky has received a $675,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for a study on smoking cessation. More
June 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced the Whole Systems Genomics Initiative, a program developed as part of the Chancellor’s Research Initiative that “will define the future of genomic science, enabling researchers to address some of the most pressing challenges facing modern society through innovative and collaborative scholarly programs”. More
June 26, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has selected 14 undergraduate student teams to test experiments under microgravity conditions. More
June 25, 2013 -- Lamar University has placed 83 student-athletes on the Southland Conference Commissioner's Spring 2013 Academic Honor Roll. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Texas House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations on Tuesday in Austin held its preliminary meeting for the investigation of the contemplated impeachment of Wallace Hall, a current member of the Board of Regents at the University of Texas System. More
June 25, 2013 -- San Jacinto College spotlights alumna Nadine Tavera. More
June 25, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted to award a $493,000 contract to J.W. Kelso Co. for the third phase of a project to renovate restrooms at the college. More
June 25, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston recently awarded a total of $324,688 to students at the Nursing Scholarship Luncheon in April. More
June 24, 2013 -- Conceptual artist Mary Ellen Carroll has launched a project called “PUBLIC UTILITY 2.0 for Prospect.3 New Orleans” utilizing unused TV channels, emblematic cultural symbols and cutting-edge wireless technology from Rice University. More
June 24, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen on Wednesday will host a press conference to announce a partnership with the City of Galveston, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership, Galveston Chamber of Commerce, and the Center for Houston's Future in the launch of the "My Degree Counts" initiative. More
June 21, 2013 -- Galveston College has partnered with the University of Texas Medical Branch to develop the Clinical Research Coordinator Program. More
June 21, 2013 -- College of the Mainland has published an article about Doreen Bridges and Tomeka Blanks who forged a bond that lasted through two schools, four years and countless hours of studying. More
June 21, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Kader Rasel, an engineering student at the college, has been named winner of the UniSim Design Challenge at the 2013 Honeywell Users Group Americas conference. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation will host a "Roast and Toast" for Congressman Randy Weber on August 3. More
June 20, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that new research by a team from Rice and the University of California at Davis has found that managing the "internal clocks" of vegetables post-harvest could have health benefits. More
June 20, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. More
June 20, 2013 -- Galveston College will host information sessions on June 26 and July 9 regarding the college's Applied Technology Center Program. More
June 20, 2013 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study regarding aortic ruptures. More
June 19, 2013 -- Alvin Community College's Upward Bound students recently won first place at the annual TRiO Field Day. More
June 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it is one of eight universities that have signed a collaboration agreement with Motorola Mobility's Advanced Technology and Projects to "streamline the generation of new joint research projects". More
June 19, 2013 -- Rhodri Morgan, former First Minister of Wales and current Chancellor of Swansea University, recently visited Texas for the launch of the George Abbey Fund, an endowment to provide scholarships to students from Swansea University and its partner institutions in Texas, in honor of George Abbey, former director of the NASA Johnson Space Center. More
June 18, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's Emergency Medical Technology program has added ultrasound training to its curriculum. More
June 18, 2013 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Beth Hammett has been selected by students as Teacher of the Year. More
June 18, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that Justin Napoli, a graduate of the college's Fire Academy, became the academy's first student to win the Top Rung Award, President's Award and Academic Honors Award simultaneously. More
June 18, 2013 -- Galveston College is accepting applications through August 27 for its Leadership Galveston course for 2013. More
June 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College today announced that it has joined a partnership with eight local community colleges to help train employees for jobs in the petrochemical industry in the Houston area. More
June 17, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university have developed a computational method that chemists can use to tailor the properties of zeolites, one of the world's most used industrial minerals. More
June 17, 2013 -- Lamar University will provide students from 16 area high schools with first-hand experience in the nursing and medical professions through its "Nightingale Experience" at St. Elizabeth and St. Mary hospitals on Friday and Saturday. More
June 17, 2013 -- Galveston College will offer a Crime Scene Investigation course July 11 through August 1. More
June 17, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Dr. Brenda Jones, Van Wigginton and Dr. William Raffetto have been named as campus provosts. More
June 14, 2013 -- College of the Mainland has announced that the college's testing center is now an official testing center for Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technology Associate and Pearson Vue certification tests. More
June 14, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently announced that four students have received research funds by the Texas Sea Grant's new Grants-in-aid of Graduate Research Program. More
June 14, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas Department of Athletics is seeking a head coach for the university's new women's soccer program. More
June 14, 2013 -- University of Houston on Thursday provided perspectives from experts with the university's law center on a ruling by the United States Supreme Court that companies cannot patent human genes. More
June 13, 2013 -- The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation at Texas A&M University on Wednesday took part in the 89th birthday celebration of President George Bush. More
June 13, 2013 -- Lamar University has named 898 students to the Deans' List for the spring 2013 semester. More
June 13, 2013 -- Lamar University has named 521 students to the President's List for the 2013 spring semester. More
June 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a scholarship has been established through proceeds from the sale of seedlings from the college's "Century Tree". More
June 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Director of the Advanced International Affairs Program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service Ron Sievert has contended that the National Security Agency surveillance programs leaded by a former Central Intelligence Agency employee is "not targeting the average United States citizen" and is "completely legal". More
June 13, 2013 -- Houston Community College will host Juneteenth activities at all four of its southwest campuses on June 19. More
June 13, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a researcher with the university has received funding to study the Ebola and Marburg viruses. More
June 13, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution formally appointing Fred D. Raschke to Position 2 on the board. More
June 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston had advised that the community should be prepared for the West Nile Virus during the summer, with forecasts of the impact of the disease uncertain. More
June 12, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology's Workforce Training and Continuing Education Department will host an instructor recruiting fair on July 17. More
June 11, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston professor Tim Dellapenna comments on beach erosion in Texas caused by Hurricane Ike. More
June 11, 2013 -- The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation at Texas A&M University is encouraging everyone to join them in wearing "exuberant socks" on Wednesday in celebration of President George H.W. Bush's 89th birthday. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Houston Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has presented the University of Texas Medical Branch with a community grant of $400,000 for the funding of the Komen Complete Care Project. More
June 10, 2013 -- Students in the College of the Mainland Biology Club, in partnership with Audubon Texas, have volunteered to take 200 cuttings of prickly pear, native lantana, bacarus and marsh elder, and to tend the cuttings at Nature Conservancy’s Texas City Prairie Preserve in COM’s greenhouse until they are hardy enough to transplant on the Rookery Islands in Galveston Bay, to restore the habitat of the roseate spoonbill. More
June 10, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has announced that Melissa Cracknell, a cadet at the institute's Regional Fire Academy, has won the State SkillsUSA competition's firefighting category and will attend the national competition later this month. More
June 10, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a method for treating brain aneurysms with a special foam-like plastic, developed by a researcher with the university, is progressing closer to clinical trials. More
June 10, 2013 -- The University of Houston's Three Continents Studio is hosting scientists and architects this week for a "coastal conversations" conference to discuss coastal community issues. More
June 10, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that it has recently gained online access to the John O. Whitney Readex Archive of Americana Collection through the university's Doherty Library. More
June 10, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a discussion on June 15 focused on building healthy communities. More
June 10, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's Kaye Moon Winters recently attended the Plus 50 Conference to learn how to improve the college's efforts to re-train adults 50 and over for new careers in the workforce. More
June 07, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that Professor in Educational Leadership and Center Educational Programs Director Anne Coppenhaver is retiring after serving at the university for 21 years. More
June 07, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a new article from two of the university's economists warns that prospects for economic growth in the country will remain hampered as long as "the relative attractiveness of work declines". More
June 07, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced the university's sports clubs won 23 national titles for team and individual sports this year. More
June 07, 2013 -- Biomedical scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are working to develop an Automated Critical Care System that can be carried in a backpack into war zones or other remote locations. More w/Video
June 07, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced establishment of the Alan H. Plummer, Jr. Environmental Engineering Scholarship in honor of Plummer, a 1964 Lamar University alumnus. More
June 07, 2013 -- Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute and the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences are studying new ways to make human medicines based on "an extraordinary family of cow antibodies". More
June 07, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education recently held its annual honor cord ceremony. More
June 07, 2013 -- Marie Flickinger and Larry Wilson were sworn in as members of the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board on Monday, June 3. More
June 06, 2013 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college has been named recipient of Campus Technology magazine's 2013 Campus Technology Innovators Award for the Student Systems and Services category. More
June 06, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that it has received a $1 million endowment from the ExxonMobil Corporation to help the university's teachHOUSTON program continue training for secondary science and math teachers. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced that employees will save more than $10 million in premiums for health care contributions this year, despite rising costs. More
June 06, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas has named students who will receive the 2013 Alumni Association Student Award scholarships. More
June 05, 2013 -- Galveston College has awarded various scholarships to several students. More
June 04, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Cyber Security Institute recently hosted a "boot camp" for systems security professionals. More
June 04, 2013 -- Galveston College and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are launching a collaborative clinical research coordinator program, with Galveston College offering courses for the certificate program in the fall. More
June 04, 2013 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Kelsey Buchanan is the valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class from the college's Collegiate High School. More
June 04, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas is holding registration for its 2013 UST Celts Soccer Academy. More
June 04, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Monday announced that six students from the college will participate in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Competition in Missouri June 24-28. More
June 03, 2013 -- A study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Researchers that is published in the current issues of JAMA Internal Medicine shows that prescriptions for testosterone therapy have increased significantly during the last 10 years but that about 25 percent of the patients did not have their testosterone levels tested before starting the treatment. More w/Video
June 03, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation today announced that that the Ruth E. and Frederic F. Day Scholarship in Science has been established to assist undergraduate and graduate students seeking a degree in the sciences. More
June 03, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that students in the college's engineering design graphics program have developed a new harness and camera set for canine units in public safety. More
June 03, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a variety of camps for kids and teens during the summer. More
June 03, 2013 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will present the Houston Shakespeare Festival August 2-11 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
June 03, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that a new endowment fund has been established for the university's audiology program in honor of Gene and Elizabeth Arnold. More
June 01, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will add an exact replica of the Liberty Bell to the university's Bayou Building. More
June 01, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch researchers have published the results of a study on the link between eating and television. More
May 31, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its Juneteenth celebration on June 19 at the college's Learning Resources Auditorium. More
May 31, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently held a pinning ceremony for graduates from the college's associate degree nursing program. More
May 31, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges recently collected more than 400 books for donation to each of the college's children's centers. More
May 31, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a grand opening celebration on Monday for its Ronald McDonald "CHEER!" Room at the Conroe Regional Maternal and Childe Health Program Clinic. More
May 31, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a graduation ceremony for students in the college's GED and Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs. More
May 31, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that it is expanding its International Connections Program to include the Central and South campuses in the fall semester. More
May 31, 2013 -- University of Houston will host concerts and classes June 11-16 as part of the 10th annual "Classical Minds" Institute. More
May 31, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host softball clinics in June and July at the college's South Campus. More
May 30, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced the death of Reveille VII, the university's retired mascot. More
May 30, 2013 -- The School of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has announced the five finalists for the 2013 Gold-Headed Cane Award. More
May 30, 2013 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday hosted a graduation ceremony for the college's 97th and 98th Law Enforcement Academies. More
May 30, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a team of biologists with both Rice and Baylor College of Medicine have captured the first three-dimensional crystalline snapshot of a critical process of actin forming in human cells, information that could be useful in the study of cancer and other diseases. More
May 30, 2013 -- University of Houston will hold a special concert on Sunday featuring composers with the university and students from Kashmere Gardens Elementary. More
May 30, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it will offer a new master's degree program in nutrition and a dietetic internship. More
May 30, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston professor William Merrell advised that hurricanes that form early in the season often catch residents on the coast "off guard" and can be dangerous. More
May 30, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to elect Roney McCrary as chair of the board. More
May 29, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have linked brain injury to a form of protein that is toxic to nerve cells. More
May 29, 2013 -- Galveston College, in partnership with USA Offshore, today held an informational session regarding the launch of basic offshore oil and gas drilling training courses the college will offer in the fall. More
May 28, 2013 -- Texas A&M University chemist Oleg V. Ozeroy has published research regarding bonds between the chemical elements carbon and fluorine. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has recently received a security report. More
May 28, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Researcher Dr. Xiaodong Cheng who has been working to identify and block a protein that interferes with an appetite-suppressing hormone called leptin. More
May 28, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently presented degrees to high school students from Alvin, Manvel and Pearland who enrolled in the college's dual credit program. More
May 28, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday for graduates from the university's School of Medicine. More
May 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold its KidSpot summer theatre camp from June 10 through 14 and June 17 through 21 at Powell Arena Theatre. More
May 24, 2013 -- Joe Gutheinz will teach a Moon Rock Investigation course at College of the Mainland from July 10 through August 28. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University and University of Texas Systems on Friday formally opened a joint library facility at the Texas A&M Riverside Campus. More
May 24, 2013 -- NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston and The University of Texas Arlington on Thursday signed a Space Act Agreement. More
May 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Aerospace Academy recently held the Robotics, Ocean and Microgravity Explorers Challenge for area middle school students at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at the Johnson Space Center. More
May 24, 2013 -- Texas A&M University research assistant and assistant state climatologist Brent McRoberts has reported that the recent storm that struck Moore, Oklahoma is one of more than 100 that have hit the Oklahoma City area in the last century. More
May 24, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that Nicole Rawlins, a student in the university's construction management program, has received the highest score on the American Institute of Constructors' national certification exam this spring. More
May 24, 2013 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Jessica Hodgson is the college's first student to complete its new modular math program. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service and the Bryan Fire Department have collaborated to create a community wildfire protection plan. More
May 24, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor Kristen Maitland has published research regarding the detection and diagnosis of oral cancer. More
May 23, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that 121 students graduated with honors during the spring commencement ceremony held recently. More
May 23, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has announced that it will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. More
May 23, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that 12 of the college's students received Outstanding Musician Awards at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival. More
May 23, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday issued a statement regarding the passage of legislation to create a new University of Texas institution and medical institution in South Texas by merging the UT Pan American and Brownsville campuses. More
May 23, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that the university's chapter of Health Occupations Students of America has qualified for nationals after competing in the State Leadership Conference in Galveston. More
May 22, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Student Government Association officers recently took their oath of office. More
May 22, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that Donna Blaisdell, executive assistant to the director of library services at the university, has received the first-ever Texas State University System Regents' Staff Member Award. More
May 22, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that Dr. Beena George has been named dean of the university's Cameron School of Business. More
May 21, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that it has been awarded a $4.9 million grant to conduct a study on improving health care for the elderly. More
May 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university's training ship, the General Rudder, has canceled its visit to the Port of Port Arthur on Wednesday. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University and University of Texas systems will host a celebration on Friday for the opening of their Joint Library Facility at Texas A&M University's Riverside Campus. More
May 21, 2013 -- Galveston College today announced that the college's Nursing Department has formed articulated program agreements with several universities throughout the state, facilitating transfers of students with an associate degree to a university where they can pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing. More
May 21, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have developed a new method for arranging metal nanoparticles in geometric patterns that can act as optical processors that transform incoming light signals into output of a different color. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced plans to offer a guaranteed tuition and fee plan for undergraduate students. More
May 21, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday issued a statement regarding the signing of Senate Bill 120, which will create the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso. More
May 20, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, canvassed the May 11 election, with Bennie Matthews, Rosalie Kettler and Rachel Delgado taking their oath of office for their positions on the board. More
May 20, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that researchers have been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to utilize gene therapy to eliminate neuropathic pain. More
May 17, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday applauded the Texas Tech University and University of Houston Systems for approving a four-year fixed tuition rate for incoming freshmen. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Baylor University Board of Regents today voted to approve construction of the first phase of a new on-campus track and field stadium. More
May 17, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted its first academic symposium. More
May 17, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university's training vessel General Rudder will be visiting the Port of Port Arthur Tuesday through Thursday as part of a training cruise for students of the Texas Maritime Academy. More
May 17, 2013 -- University of Houston on Thursday signed an agreement with the South China Normal University for collaborations in research, scholarship and teaching. More
May 17, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced the opening of its Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory - Substance Use Treatment Clinic to provide free evaluation and treatment for anxiety and substance use. More
May 17, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has reported that more than one-third of Texas women still receive unnecessary breast biopsy surgery, as opposed to minimally invasive biopsies. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University Singing Cadets will travel throughout China on an international tour from May 17 through 27. More
May 16, 2013 -- Lamar University will host its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday in the Montagne Center. More
May 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a building energy "tune-up" procedure developed by researchers at the university's Energy Systems Laboratory has yielded more than $100 million in energy savings from more than 300 client buildings. More
May 15, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced the 2013-2014 Alumni Advisory Board. More
May 15, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently held a commencement ceremony for the largest graduating class in the college's history. More
May 14, 2013 -- Paula Myrick Short, interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Houston, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist. More
May 14, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has been ranked as one of the nation's four "most affordable colleges with high return on investment". More
May 14, 2013 -- Galveston College will host an informational session on May 29 regarding the oil and gas industry as part of the college's new oil and gas training program in partnership with USA Offshore. More
May 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has launched a "green roof" project for the Langford Architecture Building on its campus in College Station. More
May 13, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that two teams of computer science students at the university have been named finalists in the U.S. Imagine Cup's gaming category. More
May 13, 2013 -- Lamar University's Stuart Wright, chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, recently spoke at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University on the 20th anniversary of the incident at the Davidian compound in Waco. More
May 13, 2013 -- San Jacinto College honor students recently showcased their academic work at the Great Plains Honors Council Conference in Canyon, Texas. More
May 10, 2013 -- Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall today issued a statement in response to a claim made that he had asked for Lamar University President Jimmy Simmons to resign. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System on Thursday announced that Nicholas Madere of Austin has been appointed the next student regent for the university. More
May 09, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will launch a pipefitting fabricator program in the fall. More
May 09, 2013 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study on RNA reading and protein folding. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded the University of Houston-Downtown and the University of Houston-Clear Lake with $90,000 in scholarships for summer camps emphasizing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents have appointed Fred Raschke to serve on Position 2 of the board. More
May 09, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that researchers have successfully sequenced the complete genome of a scarlet macaw, an endangered species of bird, for the first time. More
May 09, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its spring 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Exhibit Hall of the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Fred D. Raschke as regent for Position 2 on the board. More
May 08, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its annual open house event. More
May 08, 2013 -- Galveston College is accepting applications through August 27 for its next Leadership Galveston course in the fall. More
May 07, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday named 10 student regents for their respective university systems and named a student representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
May 07, 2013 -- Alvin Community College's choir recently hosted its annual Spring Concert. More
May 07, 2013 -- Rice University on Monday announced that a team of students with the university's Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics have developed a web application that predicts how proposed policies and initiatives will impact the live-release rate at Houston's dog shelter. More
May 07, 2013 -- A College of the Mainland student and members of the college's police department recently rescued a mother duck and its babies, which were returned to a pond on the campus. More
May 06, 2013 -- Students in University of Houston affiliate artist Natali Leduc’s Intermediate Sculpture course created art bikes that will be featured in the May 11 Art Car Parade on Allen Parkway. More
May 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Chad Cryer, a history teacher at Bryan High School in Bryan, and John Williams, a government teacher at Fort Bend Christian Academy in Sugar Land, have been selected to receive the university's Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education. More
May 06, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently announced that students in the college's English for Speakers of Other Languages program have donated $600 to the Houston Food Bank through proceeds from their "International Cookbook". More
May 06, 2013 -- The Galveston College Law Enforcement Academy is accepting applications for its next class. More
May 06, 2013 -- Baylor University today announced that the university's law school has been ranked first in passing rates of the Texas Bar exam in February. More
May 06, 2013 -- College of the Mainland is holding registration for its continuing education summer courses. More
May 03, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's North Campus recently recognized its outstanding student award recipients for the 2012-2013 academic year. More
May 03, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host the Pasadena Philharmonic Society's annual Dinner-Dance Fundraiser on Saturday at the Newton Student Center at the Central Campus. More
May 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host a caravan of more than 100 students who will travel to West, Texas on Saturday to assist in recovery efforts from the fertilizer plant explosion that took place there in April. More
May 03, 2013 -- Texas Southern University's School of Communication recently hosted its 32nd Annual Intercultural Communication Conference. More
May 03, 2013 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that OpenStax College, a publisher based at the university, plans to more than double the number of titles available in its catalog of free online textbooks by 2015. More
May 03, 2013 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that university professor Jeffrey J. Morgan has been named a 2013 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. More
May 02, 2013 -- Two University of St. Thomas students have received first and third place in the 20th Annual Chinese Speech Contest. More
May 02, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will hold its Spring Commencement on May 10 at the Montagne Center in Beaumont. More
May 02, 2013 -- Lamar University will present a senior student thesis art exhibition from May 3 through 16 at the Dishman Art Museum in Beaumont. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation on Tuesday presented $27,000 in grants at the President's Tea. More
May 02, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have discovered the mechanism behind the Ebola virus' ability to "disarm the adaptive immune system". More
May 02, 2013 -- The City of Port Arthur Fire Department has awarded eight scholarships to residents who plan to attend the Lamar Institute of Technology's Regional Fire Academy or the emergency medical technology program. More
May 02, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a team of students have created a set of intravenous tubing that could reduce IV infections. More
May 02, 2013 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Sarah Monty-Arnoni of Houston, a graduate of the university's Thurgood Marshall School of Law, has been appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve on the TSU Board of Regents. More
May 02, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus recently presented its Outstanding Student Awards. More
May 01, 2013 -- The University of Houston will hold this year's spring commencement weekend on May 10 and 11. More
May 01, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recognized twenty students as Presidential Scholars on Tuesday during the President's Tea at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Wednesday authorized the execution of a contract to create a family medicine residency program with Texas A&M Health Science Center and DeTar Healthcare System in Victoria. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Wednesday approved the redevelopment of Kyle Field in College Station. More
May 01, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden, bioengineering professors with the university, recently received the $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation, and are donating their prize money to the construction of a new neonatal ward at a hospital Africa. More
May 01, 2013 -- Lamar University on Tuesday announced that a team of the university's senior mechanical engineering students recently finished 30th overall out of 100 teams at the 2013 SAE Baja East competition. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today voted unanimously to elect Phil Adams as chair of the board and Cliff Thomas as vice chair. More
May 01, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held its 24th Annual Chili Cook-Off. More
May 01, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology's utility line technology program will host its annual Lineman Rodeo on Friday. More
May 01, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will host a commencement ceremony on Friday at Levin Hall. More
May 01, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its spring commencement ceremony on May 11 at the Exhibit Hall of the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
May 01, 2013 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that students in the university's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture have developed a vision and strategy for revitalizing the area around Almeda Mall in Houston. More
April 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's South Campus San Jac Dance PAC will present its spring dance concert on May 2-3. More
April 30, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host its Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 10. More
April 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently named Kiarah Moore and Kevin Castillo as the 2012-2013 San Jacinto College South Campus Outstanding Students of the Year. More
April 30, 2013 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that Dr. Trevor Hale, an associate professor at the university, has been awarded a third Summer Faculty Fellowship by the Office of Naval Research to conduct research on cybersecurity. More
April 30, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees recognized Trustee Clemon Prevost for service to the board. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Trustees on Monday voted to select Anne Brasier, Anna Olivares and Fred D. Raschke for further interviews in the process for selecting an appointee to fill the board’s vacant Position 2 seat. More
April 29, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas Fine Arts and Drama Department and the A.D. Players in Houston will present "Malcolm and Teresa" from May 22 through June 23 at 2710 West Alabama. More
April 29, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake's Office of Student Life recently hosted its 24th Annual Chili Cook-Off. More
April 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that The Grainger Foundation has made a $10,000 donation to the college's foundation. More
April 29, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that the Texas A&M Technology Commercialization program has presented patent awards to members of the university whose inventions were granted patent protection from the United States Patent & Trademark Office. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Wednesday. More
April 26, 2013 -- Guidry News Service visited with Dr. Shannon Clark of the University of Texas Medical Branch about research that resulted in the Federal Drug Administration's recent approval of a once-banned drug to alleviate morning sickness in pregnant women. More
April 26, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its inaugural Dolphin Dash Fun Run. More
April 26, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has presented Mike Harold, the M.D. Anderson Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the 2013 Esther Farfel Award. More
April 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a recent survey conducted by the university has found that Texans are concerned about the state's water issues. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will host a concert featuring performances of selections from three of the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. More
April 25, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas' Best Buddies Group will participate in the Best Buddies Friendship Walk on May 4 at Terry Hershey Park. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Alvin Community Community Drama Department will host auditions on May 9-10 for two of the college's Summer Children's Theatre productions. More
April 25, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that Sanaz Alasti, assistant professor of criminal justice, has been named a Fellow of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Galveston College Chorale will perform in concert on May 5 at the Sacred Heart Church in Galveston. More
April 25, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will present its annual Spring dance concert, "SPECTRUM", on May 2-3 at the Central Campus. More
April 25, 2013 -- Tammie Lang Campbell, founder and executive director of the Honey Brown Hope Foundation, will serve as keynote speaker at the University of Houston Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's seventh annual Gala on Sunday. More
April 25, 2013 -- University of Houston engineering professor Navin Varadarajan has received the Stewart Rahr-MRA Young Investigator Award from the Melanoma Research Alliance. More
April 25, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced the creation of the Larry and Cynthia Norwood Chemical Engineering Scholarship. More
April 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's North Campus recently inducted new members into its chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. More
April 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted Michael Hingson, author and survivor of the September 11, 2001 attacks, to speak on using one's "inner toolbox" when contributing to the community or reaching personal goals. More
April 24, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has been selected as one of 26 colleges and universities to participate in the American Gas Association scholarship program. More
April 24, 2013 -- University of Houston will unveil its annual School of Art Exhibition on Friday at the Blaffer Art Museum. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Lamar University Dance Team will present a performance of "Mixed Emotions", featuring performer Skeeter Jones, on May 4 at the Jefferson Theatre. More
April 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College dance students will host an informal dance concert on Thursday at the college's South Campus. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Galveston College Office of Development and Galveston College Foundation have launched an alumni organization steering committee to plan the college's 50th anniversary in 2016-2017. More
April 23, 2013 -- United States Congressman William H. "Bill" Flores will be the Texas A&M University spring commencement convocation speaker on May 9 in Rudder Auditorium. More
April 23, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer recently was named one of the recipients of the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction from the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. More
April 23, 2013 -- Texas A&M University and oil and gas company BP are releasing "drift cards" into the Gulf of Mexico as part of a project to study ocean currents. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Transportation Institute on Monday announced that a study conducted by the institute finds that voice-to-text applications offer no driving safety benefit compared to manual texting while driving. More
April 22, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights Dr. Glenn Garrido, chair of music at the university and conductor of the Houston Latin American Philharmonic Orchestra. More
April 22, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a new set of interactive maps online allows visitors to view data and historical photos of the campus in College Station. More
April 22, 2013 -- University of Houston will host Brené Brown as featured speaker at the university's Graduate College of Social Work inaugural scholarship luncheon on May 8. More
April 22, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Milton B. Lee, II of San Antonio to the University of North Texas System Board of Regents. More
April 22, 2013 -- Lamar University's Beta Xi Chapter of the Phi Beta Delta International Scholars Honors Society recently inducted nine students and nine faculty as new members of the organization. More
April 19, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host the Alvin Live Summer Concert Series from June 13 through August 8. More
April 19, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted an open house event at its South Campus. More
April 19, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a concert on April 25 featuring jazz classics and popular 1950s songs. More
April 19, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a study published by researchers with the university shows how sophisticated genetic circuits allow individual bacterium within a colony to act on its own while also ensuring that the colony works together when facing challenges. More
April 19, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has announced a reorganization of the college to save costs and increase efficiency. More
April 19, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its first academic symposium, "Our Gulf Coast: Past, Present and Future" on May 4. More
April 18, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas Bike Club will participate in the annual MS 150 event from Houston to Austin on Friday and Saturday. More
April 18, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "An American Sampler: An Evening of Classic One-Act Plays" from April 25 through 28 in the Studio Theatre. More
April 18, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that Sixto Wagan has been appointed as director of the newly-created Center for Arts Leadership at the university's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. More
April 18, 2013 -- The University of Houston Police Department today announced that the department has arrested three men in two unrelated crimes that occurred on campus recently. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced the establishment of the Anna England Crow Memorial Scholarship in Nursing. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has deployed its Incident Management Team to West, Texas to respond to the explosion at a fertilizer plant that occurred on Wednesday. More
April 17, 2013 -- The Texas Senate on Wednesday approved two appointments and one reappointment to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
April 17, 2013 -- The City of Houston has joined InternInHouston to promote student internships and sponsor a summer internship fair on Sunday at Crowne Plaza Houston-River Oaks. More
April 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College Culinary Arts student Jerry Brock has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Galveston Restaurant Association. More
April 17, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have identified and found means to block a protein that can interfere with the brain's response to leptin, which reduces appetite and interacts with insulin. More
April 17, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host its traditional Muster ceremony at 300 sites around the world on Sunday. More
April 17, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today is hosting a "smart grid" workshop focusing on electricity transmitting efficiencies. More
April 16, 2013 -- The University of Houston Police Department today announced that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at the Cambridge Oaks Student Village on April 13. More
April 16, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Qiang Xu has been selected as the university's 2013 University Scholar. More
April 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Hongcai Joe Zhou, a chemist with the university, has received a $3 million Department of Energy grant to collaborate with General Motors, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Research Triangle Institute to develop a fuel tank to store low-pressure natural gas. More
April 16, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will perform in concert tonight and on April 22 in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. More
April 16, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has canceled the election for May 11, with incumbents Marie Flickinger in Position 3 and Larry Wilson in Position 4, both unopposed for re-election to the board of trustees. More
April 16, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's School of Nursing will hold its commencement ceremony on Friday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
April 15, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its annual Articulation Day seminar to ensure that area high school class curricula are coinciding with college standards. More
April 15, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will host its 2013 Earth Day Festival and Lecture on April 25. More
April 15, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a Shakespeare festival on April 24 at the college's Central Campus. More
April 15, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host an open house for its Department of Allied Health and Sciences on Saturday. More
April 15, 2013 -- Lamar university recently recognized 14 faculty members who have retired or will retire during the 2012-2013 academic year. More
April 15, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that an international collaboration, utilizing detectors fabricated at the university to use in the search for dark matter, has observed a "concrete hint" of what physicists believe to be the particle behind dark matter. More
April 15, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university, as well as DuPont Central Research and Development and Stanford University, had announced a full-scale field test of a new process that "gently but quickly destroys some of the world's most pervasive and problematic pollutants". More
April 15, 2013 -- San Jacinto College South Campus will open its theatre department spring production, "Holy Ghosts", on Thursday. More
April 15, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Sunday named Gonzalo and Mary Rodriguez of Richmond as the university's Parents of the Year for 2013. More
April 12, 2013 -- Science writer and author of “This is Your Brain on Sex: The Science Behind the Search for Love,” Kayt Sukel, recently gave two lectures at San Jacinto College as part of the annual Lyceum lecture event. More
April 12, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that former university Regent Bill Jones will serve as the 2013 Campus Muster Speaker on April 21. More
April 12, 2013 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to help train professionals in environmental policy, economics and various areas of science, business and technology. More
April 12, 2013 -- A team of Texas A&M University researchers has published a series of papers regarding the hominid species Australopithecus sediba. More
April 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College is holding its annual Locks of Love event this month at the South Campus. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that it is offering a new, free program at its University Park campus to train students to be a drilling services support technician. More
April 11, 2013 -- Lamar University's Industrial Carillon will host a concert on April 22 featuring Ustad Ghulam Farid Nizami, a Hindustani music master. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a process for selecting an appointee from 18 candidates to fill the board's vacancy in Position 2. More
April 11, 2013 -- Update: The University of St. Thomas has cleared its campus through a security sweep due to a bomb threat issued earlier in the day, which resulted in suspending classes. More
April 11, 2013 -- Galveston College is hosting an exhibit of artwork by Ball High School students today through April 25, with an opening reception being held today at the Fine Arts building. More
April 11, 2013 -- American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on Wednesday issued a statement regarding a stabbing that took place on Tuesday at Lone Star College's Cypress-Fairbanks campus. More
April 10, 2013 -- University of Houston professor Peter Vekilov has received a nearly $100,000 grant from NASA. More
April 10, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Elisabeth Maxwell, a biology major at the university, has been selected to receive the Marian Beane/Charles Gliozzo Domestic Student Award for International Achievement by the Phi Beta Delta International Scholars Honors Society. More
April 10, 2013 -- Galveston College will host a college readiness informational night on April 16 for parents of Ball High School students who meet the requirements to participate in the dual credit program. More
April 10, 2013 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Rear Admiral William W. Pickavance, Jr. has joined the college to serve as a consultant to its maritime program. More
April 10, 2013 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Andrew Sansom, executive director of the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University in San Marcos, on April 17 as part of the college's spring lecture series. More
April 10, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that 12 students have been selected to serve as Lamar Ambassadors for the 2013-2014 academic year. More
April 10, 2013 -- Galveston College will host its spring Culinary Scholarship Lunch on April 19. More
April 10, 2013 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre is holding performances of its production of "Prelude to a Kiss" through April 28. More
April 10, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will present "Underexposed", an exhibition of works from graduating seniors from the digital/media class at the University of Houston, April 19 through May 15. More
April 10, 2013 -- University of St. Thomas on Tuesday announced that four of the university's music students have been invited to participate in a public master class with singer and recording artist Sharon Mabry. More
April 09, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers report that Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are as safe for teenagers — including those who have never given birth — as they are for adults. More
April 09, 2013 -- University of Houston physicist Audrius Brazdeikis has co-developed the SentiMag, a probe that detects the spread of breast cancer. More
April 09, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a reception on Wednesday to announce the recipient of its 2013 University Professor Award. More
April 09, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its spring 2013 commencement on May 19 at the Reliant Arena in Houston. More
April 09, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will kick off its annual Parents' Weekend event on Friday. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation has postponed its May 2 Author's Luncheon with former KTRK sportscaster Bob Allen. More
April 09, 2013 -- University of Houston will present "Ilium", a contemporary adaptation of Homer's "The Iliad", April 27-May 5. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum in Beaumont will host the Cowboy Ruckus & Camp Out on April 20 in celebration of Southeast Texas' ranching heritage. More
April 08, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch has begun using a new scheduling, registration, and billing system. More
April 08, 2013 -- Ecologists and students from Rice University and the University of Guam will begin a four-year study this summer to examine how the loss of birds on Guam may be thinning the island's forests as fewer seeds are spread into open gaps. More
April 08, 2013 -- Lamar State College-Orange and the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Annual Career Fair on Thursday at the college's Student Center. More
April 08, 2013 -- Galveston College will host the 2013 EducationFEST on Saturday at the McGuire Dent Recreation Center. More
April 08, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present its spring dance concert, "Periphery", on April 11-12 in the University Theatre. More
April 07, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake welcomed its new costumed mascot – the UH-Clear Lake Hawk – on Saturday during the UHCL 24th Annual Chili Cook-Off. More w/Video
April 05, 2013 -- Dr. Elmer Ledesma at the University of St. Thomas in Houston has published research regarding the relationship between energy, fuels, and industrial and economic development. More
April 05, 2013 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will present Shakespeare's "As You Like It", with performances April 19-28. More
April 05, 2013 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that physicists with the university have published their findings regarding a material the becomes "schizophrenic", simultaneously exhibiting characteristics of both a metallic conductor and insulater. More
April 05, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Rear Admiral Robert Smith, III, president of the university, has been named recipient of the Cesar E. Chavez Legacy and Education Foundation's 2013 Conscience Builder Award. More
April 05, 2013 -- Lamar University on Thursday announced that head basketball coach Larry Tidwell has resigned to accept a position at the University of Texas-Pan American. More
April 05, 2013 -- Lamar University on Thursday announced that the university's College of Business has been selected to participate in the Aspen Institute's 2013 Business and Society International MBA Case Competition. More
April 04, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it will open an after-hours adult urgent care center on April 9 at the UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes. More
April 04, 2013 -- Lamar Opera Theatre at Lamar University will perform "Der Betrogne Kadi", a comic opera by Christoph Willibald, April 19-20. More
April 04, 2013 -- Alvin Community College's Child Lab School recently hosted a green food day to educate children at the lab about nutrition. More
April 04, 2013 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that Lindsey Michell Brier, a junior at the university, has received a scholarship through the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. More
April 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Professor John Jacob has been named director of the Texas Sea Grant Extension Program. More
April 03, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples presented the 2013 Community Partnership Award to the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce during his annual Report to the Community breakfast in late March. More
April 03, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Police Department recently held a swearing in ceremony for two new members of the department. More
April 03, 2013 -- Lamar University scientists and undergraduates recently visited the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History to test a new approach to dating older fossils through their radioactivity. More
April 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that it has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security to participate in the Campus Resilience Pilot Program. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Board of Regents of Alvin Community College last week approved a tax abatement plan for Ascend Performance Materials in conjunction with the construction of a $1.2 billion propane dehydrogenation complex. More
April 02, 2013 -- University of St. Thomas on Monday announced that Yolanda Norman, director of the university's residence life and conference housing, has received an award for distinguished service from the American College Personnel Association. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents on Monday appointed Kenneth Evans as president of Lamar University, effective July 1. More
April 01, 2013 -- Soroptimist International of Alvin recently hosted its annual Men Who Cook event to raise funds to support area women. More
April 01, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted students from Alvin High School for a lesson on making clay sculptures and pottery. More
April 01, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have published a study that finds a link between a protein that triggers the formation of blood clots and other proteins that are essential for the body's immune system. More
March 29, 2013 -- The University of Houston System and Houston Community College-Northwest have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand higher education opportunities in the Katy/West Houston area. More
March 29, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor emeritus Joseph Nagyvary has published research regarding violins. More
March 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently received a grant from the San Jacinto College Foundation to implement a program offering research help through instant messaging and text messaging at campus libraries. More
March 29, 2013 -- Alvin Community College's Student Government Association will host the Dolphin Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk on April 20. More
March 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that Elizabeth Wheelis, a clarinetist at the college, has been selected to receive the Clara F. Freshour Nelson Scholarship from the Texas Association of Music Schools. More
March 29, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin has been appointed as vice chair of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council. More
March 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has announced several concerts to be held in April at the college's three campuses. More
March 29, 2013 -- Alvin Community College Nursing instructor Dr. Debbi Fontenot recently presented the outcome of her doctoral project on nurses and communication to the Children's Hospital Association of Texas conference and at the National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing conference in New Orleans. More
March 29, 2013 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that scientists with the university have published a study that finds that carbon dioxide can be removed more economically using "waste" heat, low grade steam that cannot be used to produce electricity. More
March 28, 2013 -- Lone Star College System reports that it has added 30,000 students in the past five years and now has 78,000 students enrolled in credit classes, and a total of 90,000 students including non-credit and continuing education. More
March 28, 2013 -- Rice University engineering researcher Laura Segatori has won a five-year CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for research into a cellular process called autophagy. More
March 28, 2013 -- The City of La Porte has donated a fire truck to the San Jacinto College Firefighter Training Academy. More
March 28, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society was recently named a Five Star Chapter. More
March 28, 2013 -- Dr. Steve R. Fisher, a University of Texas Medical Branch assistant professor who is lead author of a paper that was published recently in Journals of Gerontology regarding a new study on the activity levels of elderly people following hospital stays, visited with Guidry News Service. More
March 28, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed new techniques to study exposure of low doses of multiple "xenoestrogens" and their ability to distort hormone action. More
March 27, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced that students received a total of 41 medals from the state SkillsUSA competition in San Antonio. More
March 27, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host sports anchor Bob Allen for the ACC Foundation Author's Luncheon on May 2. More
March 27, 2013 -- University of St. Thomas and River Oaks Chamber Orchestra will present "Czechs, Please!", a concert featuring the musical influence of Czechoslovakian composers, on April 4 at Cullen Hall. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Night & Day Orchestra will hold a benefit concert for the Dr. Wayne Dyess Memorial Scholarship in Music at Lamar University on May 2 at the Beaumont Event Centre. More
March 26, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a concert featuring the college's jazz combo bands on Thursday at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
March 26, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-0-2, with Bennie Matthews and Rosalie Kettler abstaining, to cancel elections on May 11 for Position 1 and Position 4 on the Board of Trustees. More
March 26, 2013 -- The United States Department of Energy today awarded more than $7 million to the University of Texas at Austin through the department's Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative for the development of manufacturing processes that save money and reduce energy required in their operations. More
March 26, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today joined Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, Dr. Brett Giroir and representatives from GlaxoSmithKline to announced a partnership to create an influenza-vaccine manufacturing facility in College Station. More
March 25, 2013 -- University of Houston student improvisational comedy troupe Glaundor has won first place at the National College Improv Tournament in Chicago. More
March 25, 2013 -- University of Houston architecture students will unveil installation work on Tuesday at The Mullet on 10902 Kingspoint Road. More
March 25, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host open house events at all three of its campuses in April. More
March 25, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Alumni Association will host its "Small Talk. Big Ideas" breakfast on April 10. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Aggies organization today opposed a measure introduced in the Texas A&M University Student Senate that would allow students to "opt-out" of paying fees to fund the university's GLBT Resource Center. More
March 25, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host an open house event on April 16. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will open its exhibit, "Brilliant Corners", featuring the work of Matthew Neil Gehring, on April 2. More
March 22, 2013 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that Dr. Allatia Harris, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives at the college, has been selected to serve on the American Association of Community Colleges Advisory Committee on Leadership Initiatives. More
March 22, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will provide free tax return preparation to the community on Saturdays through April 13 through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. More
March 22, 2013 -- San Jacinto College men's soccer team will host open tryouts for the 2013 season on April 19 at the South Campus soccer field. More
March 22, 2013 -- University of Houston's Dance Theatre will present its annual performance on March 27 at the Barnvelder Arts Complex. More
March 22, 2013 -- Texas A&M University is hosting its "Big Event" community service project during the weekend. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Arab Studies program and Arab Student Union at the University of Houston will hold a public screening of "Under the Bombs", a Lebanese film, on Friday in the Social Work Building. More
March 21, 2013 -- State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen and the Texas Hospitality Association will hold a statewide poster contest that will award scholarships to high school seniors. More
March 21, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a psychology expo on March 27-28 at the North Campus. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System will host "Broadening the Pathway to Higher Education in Texas", a program featuring discussion among education policy-makers and administrators in Texas about the future of the state's colleges and universities, on March 26 in San Antonio. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to move forward with accepting applications and nominations to fill the vacancy in Position 2 on the board. More
March 21, 2013 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Wednesday authorized an external investigation of the use and management of money provided for the support of the University of Texas at Austin Law School. More
March 20, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced the President's and Vice President's lists for the Fall 2012 semester. More
March 20, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a LUV Your Pet Vaccine Clinic, featuring low-cost pet vaccinations, on Saturday at the college's South Campus. More
March 20, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William Staples recently held his annual President's Cabinet Dinner. More
March 19, 2013 -- Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program has ranked Brazosport College in the top ten in the nation for the 2013 Aspen Prize process. More
March 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will hold a Corps of Cadets Hall of Honor induction ceremony on Saturday in Rudder Auditorium. More
March 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University and Texas State Climatologist Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon has forecast that global surface temperatures are likely to increase and set new records this year. More
March 19, 2013 -- Lamar State College-Orange and the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Annual Career Fair on April 11. More
March 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host its "Big Event" community service project on Saturday, with an estimated 19,000 students scheduled to work on various projects in the Bryan-College Station area. More
March 18, 2013 -- University of Houston will showcase a new "OzoneMap" app for smartphones, developed in partnership with Air Alliance Houston and the American Lung Association, on Friday during the Houston Ozone Action Day. More
March 18, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that it has been recognized on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. More
March 18, 2013 -- Lamar University will host GP Industrial Contractors, Inc. President and CEO Roosevelt Petry, Jr. on Thursday as part of the university's ExxonMobil Entrepreneurship Lecture Series. More
March 18, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that psychology professor H. Julia Hannay has received the Lifetime Distinguished Career Award from the International Neuropsychological Society. More
March 16, 2013 -- The University of Houston will present Verdi's "Rigoletto" on April 5 and 7 at the Moores Opera House. More
March 14, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston will host a discussion panel regarding the "Risk of Education" on March 20 in Anderson Hall. More
March 14, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that it has formed partnerships with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to offer two new dual-degree programs that provide a fast track to a medical degree. More
March 14, 2013 -- Lamar University will host the Le Grand Bal "Cardinal Express", honoring Sallye Jones Keith, on March 23at the Montagne Center. More
March 14, 2013 -- University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted several students from Okinawa Prefecture in Japan as part of a cultural and creative writing exchange program. More
March 14, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that surveys show that completion rates for the human papillomavirus vaccine series in both women and men remain low. More
March 14, 2013 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has sent a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry regarding legislation relating to the presence of concealed handguns on university campuses. More
March 13, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Monarch butterfly expert Craig Wilson reports that drought conditions, historic wildfires and a decline in milkweed plants have caused a decrease in the numbers of the butterflies. More
March 13, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that Dr. John Guo and Dr. Suying Wei, professors with the university, have received an $84,130 National Science Foundation grant to examine the surface functionalization of commercial magnetic nano particles and will evaluate the feasibility of large scale production of carbon nano composites. More
March 13, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will present "An Evening of Scenes from Musical Theater and Opera" on March 15-17, with students performing scenes from popular musicals and operas. More
March 13, 2013 -- Lamar University will host Ruby Payne, an expert in educational leadership, as the university's ExxonMobil Scholar in Residence for workshops and the 10th annual Lamar University Education Research Conference on March 21-22. More
March 13, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a study co-authored by researchers with the university shows how a Chinese online social media service operator finds and deletes controversial posts "in near real time". More
March 13, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday announced that a new study has found a link between the activity levels of elderly people who have been recently released from the hospital and the risk that they will require readmission within 30 days. More
March 12, 2013 -- Texas A&M University students recently performed a "flash mob" for former President George H.W. Bush on his visit to the university. More
March 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Match Day, which will match the university's fourth-year medical students with hospitals where they will be residents. More
March 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, officially named Dr. Vistasp M. Karbhari as president of the University of Texas at Arlington effective June 1. More
March 11, 2013 -- The University of Houston will host a lecture by Dr. Richard Fish on April 8. More
March 11, 2013 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study regarding colonoscopies. More
March 11, 2013 -- Dr. Mette Lebech will speak at the Fifth Annual Zambosco-Thomas Lecture, sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Women, Culture and Society Program, on March 19 in Crooker Center. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents today announced that Dr. Kenneth R. Evans has been named sole finalist for president of Lamar University. More
March 11, 2013 -- Galveston College will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 20. More
March 11, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Drs. Kathryn Cunningham, Noelle Anastasio, and Scott Gilbertson an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Houston, which has found a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system, possibly leading to more effective medications with fewer side effects. More
March 08, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Cyber Security Institute will host the Cyber Security Collaboration Forum on April 9 at the NASA Johnson Space Center Gilruth Center. More
March 08, 2013 -- Lone Star College System has received the 2013 Simon Award for Comprehensive Internalization from the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers. More
March 08, 2013 -- Galveston College will co-host the 2013 EDucationFest on April 13 at the McGuire Dent Recreation Center in Galveston. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Texas Southern University Department of Transportation Studies on Thursday hosted a conference titled, “Effectively Planning for Freight Traffic in the Houston Region as a Result of the Panama Canal Expansion". More
March 08, 2013 -- Galveston College is accepting applications through April 19 from 8th through 10th grade students for enrollment in the college's TRiO-Upward Bound Program. More
March 07, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has received a $1 million grant from Houston Endowment. More
March 07, 2013 -- President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush on Thursday participated in an event hosted by the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation at Texas A&M University in College Station. More
March 07, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Geology Club students recently organized a party for patients at the John Sealy Children's Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
March 07, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Tech Challenge regional competition on Friday at the Central Campus. More
March 07, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that its Graduate College of Social Work has been chosen as one of seven graduate programs to participate in a five-year partnership to help China build its social work education program. More
March 07, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a team of researchers, including a professor with the university, has developed a new material that will improve ultrasound imaging. More
March 06, 2013 -- University of Houston will host the Geologic Problem Solving with Microfossils III conference from March 10 through 13. More
March 06, 2013 -- Lamar State College-Orange on Wednesday began offering the GED test on computer. More
March 06, 2013 -- Lamar University will host an open house on March 19 regarding the university's Master of Business Administration program. More
March 06, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that 104 recipients of the Mirabeau Scholarships will be attending the university in 2013. More
March 06, 2013 -- San Jacinto College recently received the "Bayou Buddy" award from the Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition. More
March 05, 2013 -- A Rice University team has published research from a study on proteins and blood clots. More
March 05, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host Dr. Joseph Seabrooks on Thursday at the North Campus to discuss the impact of hip-hop music. More
March 05, 2013 -- Alvin Community College nursing students recently attended Nurse Day at the Capitol in Austin. More
March 05, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that the university's efforts in energy and water use efficiency have resulted in multi-million dollar savings for operating its campuses over a 10-year period. More
March 05, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a reception on Thursday to provide the community an opportunity to meet the three finalists for president of the university. More
March 04, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas' Center for International Studies in Houston and the American Foreign Service Association in Washington, D.C. have announced the formation of a partnership to promote and deepen public understanding of United States diplomacy. More
March 02, 2013 -- A portion of University Drive in Beaumont was officially re-named Jimmy Simmons Boulevard on Friday, More
March 01, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday denied a tax abatement plan for Ascend Performance Materials. More
March 01, 2013 -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. and Marathon Pipe Line LLC have partnered with College of the Mainland to provide job training using a Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
March 01, 2013 -- Lamar University will host "A Standing Ovation for Jimmy and Susan Simmons" on Saturday at the Montagne Center. More
March 01, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that research at the university concludes that an increase in the minimum wage would reduce job creation. More
March 01, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will host violinist Ning-Chih Hsu for a recital on March 9 in celebration of the 169th birthday of Pablo de Sarasate. More
March 01, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that J. Wayne Dyess, professor of trombone and director of jazz studies at the university, passed away on Wednesday. More
March 01, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that Chad Robinson, a graduate from the college, has received a grant to research music theory and new compositional techniques. More
February 28, 2013 -- Lamar University and the City of Beaumont will host an event on Friday to commemorate the naming of Jimmy Simmons Boulevard in honor of Lamar University President Jimmy Simmons. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will present a $374,494 Skills Development Fund grant to College of the Mainland and Marathon Petroleum Corporation on Friday to fund job training. More
February 28, 2013 -- University of Houston-Downtown on Wednesday announced that Dr. D. Michael Fields has been named as dean of the university's College of Business. More
February 27, 2013 -- Sergeant Annie Almendarez of the Galveston Police Department has graduated from the Leadership Command College of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, which is taught by a consortium of universities throughout the state. More
February 27, 2013 -- The City of Beaumont has published a news release about the city council's vote to rename a major campus thoroughfare Jimmy Simmons Boulevard. More
February 27, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that the university system has formalized letters of intent with SSC Service Solutions to manage facility support services, including building and landscape maintenance and custodial services at 16 A&M campuses. More
February 26, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Vicki Stanfield as the new vice president of student services. More
February 25, 2013 -- College of the Mainland graduate Jamie Hornbeck has received the Daisy Award for her work as a nurse at The Woman's Hospital of Texas. More
February 25, 2013 -- San Jacinto College spotlights recent graduate Dusty Holbrook. More
February 25, 2013 -- Alvin Community College President Dr. Rodney Allbright recently took part in the annual Presidents Forum. More
February 25, 2013 -- The University of Houston will host the 54th Annual Science Engineering Fair of Houston Awards Ceremony on Saturday in the Cullen Performance Hall. More
February 25, 2013 -- Lamar University today named four finalists in the search for the university's new president. More
February 25, 2013 -- San Jacinto College counselors recently visited with faculty and staff at J. Frank Dobie and South Houston high schools. More
February 22, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Police on Friday arrested Michael Francis Thomas for making a bomb threat. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on Thursday in College Station recognized two couples as the 2013 recipients of the Sterling C. Evans Medal. More
February 22, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a "standing ovation" on March 2 to recognize Dr. Jimmy Simmons, who retired as president of the university at the end of January, and wife Susan Simmons. More
February 22, 2013 -- University of Houston will host congressional representatives from both the United States and Mexico on Monday to discuss issues facing both countries. More
February 22, 2013 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it is accepting applications for its Upward Bound program. More
February 22, 2013 -- Galveston College today announced that Karen Hix has been named as the college's new director of continuing education and professional development. More
February 22, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will host Josefina Vazquez Mota, who ran for the presidency of Mexico in 2012, on February 26. More
February 21, 2013 -- Students from Alvin Community College recently visited the Buffalo Soldier Museum in Houston in recognition of Black History Month. More
February 21, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's "The Choice is Clear" advertising campaign has received a number of ADDY Awards. More
February 21, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted the Gulf Coast Marrow Donor Program's "Be the Match" event, and will host a registration drive for more possible bone marrow donors on March 4. More
February 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M University professor of physics and astronomy Dave Hyland has researched a possible method of deflecting asteroids from a collision with Earth by spreading a thin layer of a power-based paint on the asteroid to cause it to shift its orbit. More
February 21, 2013 -- Lamar University today named Jim Armacost as the new director of sustainability. More
February 21, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that he has appointed Hilcorp Energy Compay CEO Jeff Hildebrand of Houston, as well as Enrest Aliseda of McAllen and Paul Foster of El Paso to the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
February 21, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Regent Barbara Crews from her position on the board. More
February 20, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced the establishment of the Mike and Pat Aldredge Mirabeau Scholarship. More
February 20, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that it is launching a study abroad program to send students and community members to study in Japan. More
February 20, 2013 -- Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano recently gave a presentation on the Panama Canal Expansion Program while visiting Lamar University. More
February 20, 2013 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Joan Bytheway of Sam Houston State University on March 6 to give a presentation on forensic anthropology as part of the college's 2013 lecture series. More
February 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University has announced that researchers with Texas A&M AgriLife have been awarded $1 million in federal grants to develop methods to yield more high quality organic rice in an environmentally friendly way. More
February 19, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that construction will begin Monday on the expansion of its Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes in League City. More
February 19, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has been named one of "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2012" by Houston Woman Magazine. More
February 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will formally reveal its new exhibit "Memory Cloud" on Friday at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries in the Memorial Student Center. More
February 18, 2013 -- University of Houston today announced that the Welch Foundation has presented the Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research to Olafs Daugulis, a professor of chemistry at UH, for his work in devising methods for creating compounds. More
February 18, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host its 58th annual Student Conference on National Affairs Thursday through Saturday. More
February 18, 2013 -- Lamar University today released its official Spring 2013 enrollment figures. More
February 18, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host author Justin Cronin on February 27 at the college's North Campus. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Honey Hope Brown Foundation will host a special educational event in association with KPRC Local 2, Houston Community College - Southwest and Buffalo Soldiers National Museum to focus on the impact of the n-word on Thursday, February 21. More
February 18, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that university mathematician Andrew Putman has recently earned the Sloan Research Fellowship and a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. More
February 18, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that R.C. Slocum, former head football coach for the university, has been named a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award. More
February 17, 2013 -- Hundreds of Texas A&M University students planted thousands of pine seedlings at Bastrop State Park on Saturday. More
February 15, 2013 -- Students at Texas A&M University have published research regarding early education. More
February 15, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education has received a $200,000 Texas Teacher Quality grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Mathematics Institute. More
February 15, 2013 -- Students from the University of Houston-Downtown this week met with state legislators at the Capitol in Austin to encourage funding for higher education. More
February 14, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will open the Cyber Security Institute this spring. More
February 14, 2013 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents have named Vistasp M. Karbhari the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Arlington. More
February 14, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will host a concert featuring Johnny Gonzales on February 23. More
February 14, 2013 -- Galveston County will host its 30th annual Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday at the Texas A&M at Galveston campus. More
February 14, 2013 -- University of Houston's AURA Contemporary Ensemble will perform "Set in Stone" on Monday. More
February 14, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will present "Once Upon a Mattress", opening March 2 at the ACC Theatre. More
February 14, 2013 -- University of Houston will present "Paradise Hotel", with an opening performance on February 22 at Wortham Theatre. More
February 14, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Professor Cheryl Watson, senior author of a paper on a study of chemicals used in plastics. More
February 14, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host a job fair on March 1 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
February 14, 2013 -- Alvin Community College has announced that it is offering gun safety classes. More
February 14, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday announced that researchers with the UTMB and University of Houston have found a new method to influence the serotonin signaling system in the body, which could lead to more effective medications with fewer side effects. More
February 13, 2013 -- University of Houston President Renu Khator has named Dow Chair Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti as a special assistant to the president/chancellor for UH Energy. More
February 13, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston will host a lecture by Daniel Anguilu on Friday in Tiller Hall. More
February 13, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $100,000 donation from Texas Mutual Insurance Company for the college's Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
February 13, 2013 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents' Academic Affairs Committee today moved forward on a four-year guaranteed tuition plan to be implemented as a tuition option at all of the system's institutions in 2014. More
February 13, 2013 -- San Jacinto College students recently participated in Community College Student Day in Austin. More
February 13, 2013 -- Students from community colleges in the gulf coast area recently visited Austin during Community College Student Day at the state Capitol. More
February 13, 2013 -- Galveston College's Student Government officers recently attended Community College Day at the state Capitol in Austin. More
February 13, 2013 -- College of the Mainland Community College students recently attended Community College Day at the state Capitol. More
February 13, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a program on February 20 in celebration of Black History Month. More
February 13, 2013 -- Alvin Community College students recently visited Austin on Community College Day to meet with state legislators. More
February 13, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Macbeth", opening February 28 and playing through March 2. More
February 13, 2013 -- Galveston College will host a special presentation by Demetrius Pearson, associate professor at University of Houston, on February 18 as part of Black History Month. More
February 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas System reports that resident undergraduate students at the system's nine academic campuses will see little to no increase in their 2013 fall tuition due to action taken Board of Regents last May. More
February 12, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has published a news release about the $250,000 contribution from the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation to support research on the Ike Dike coastal surge protection system. More
February 12, 2013 -- Lamar University on Monday announced the release of its 60th edition of "Pulse" literary magazine. More
February 12, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is expanding the hours of its Pediatric Specialty Center at Bay Colony to include Saturday appointments. More
February 12, 2013 -- Baylor University on Monday presented a Baylor Founders Medallion to Regent Emeritus and Baylor alumnus Drayton McLane, Jr. More
February 12, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a public forum on Friday for the community to meet with three finalists named in the search for the college's next vice president of student services. More
February 12, 2013 -- Lamar University on Monday announced that professor Mary Scheer has been named a recipient of the 2012 Liz Carepenter Award for Research in the History of Women from the Texas State Historical Association. More
February 12, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas on Monday announced that the university will host brand specialist Karen Kershner as part of its Center for Business Ethics Women in Business Forum on February 22. More
February 11, 2013 -- Cancer researchers from Rice University suggest that a new man-made drug that's already proven effective at killing cancer and drug-resistant bacteria could best deliver its knockout blow when used in combination with drugs made from naturally occurring toxins. More
February 11, 2013 -- Hundreds of Texas Aggies will plant thousands of trees at fire-ravaged Bastrop State Park on Saturday. More
February 11, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a free concert on Tuesday to preview music composed by students at the university's Moores School of Music that will be performed at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo events. More
February 11, 2013 -- Lamar State College - Orange will host Jabali Afrika in concert on February 26 in celebration of Black History Month. More
February 11, 2013 -- The University of Texas System today reported that the university has saved more than $2 billion since 2007 through efficiency strategies it adopted. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced the establishment of the Mary Katherine Bell Regents Scholarship, which will provide funding for students majoring in mathematics. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced the establishment of the Patsy and Michael Yennie Scholarship, which will provide funding for full-time accounting majors. More
February 11, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its Black History Month Film Commemoration on Tuesday. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees recently received recommendations from the college's Citizens Facilities Review Committee regarding building new facilities and infrastructure to accommodate the college's growth. More
February 08, 2013 -- Lamar University has published a news release focused on its program offerings to sophomore high school students through the university's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities. More
February 08, 2013 -- Lamar University's Mary and John Gray Library will host an exhibit featuring the career of poet and scholar Dave Oliphant beginning February 11. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System on Thursday announced that the college system has an enrollment of almost 75,000 credit students for the spring semester, reflecting a one percent increase compared to 2012. More
February 07, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has received the 2013 Corporate Partner Excellence Award from the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University. More
February 07, 2013 -- College of the Mainland today announced it is commemorating National Green Week by launching a new energy conservation program estimated to save the college $2.8 million during the next 10 years. More
February 06, 2013 -- Researchers at Rice University have published the results of a study regarding the link between volcanoes and greenhouse periods on Earth. More
February 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the First Annual Laffite Seminar March 8 and 9 on the school's Pelican Island campus. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has authorized a firm to take steps to sell the Pearland College Center. More
February 05, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston recently celebrated the winners of the ninth annual University/Archdiocesan Essay Contest with a Mass and Awards Ceremony at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. More
February 05, 2013 -- Students in the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program will participate in an installment of the Gulf Coast Reading Series on Friday at Rudyard's British Pub in Houston. More
February 05, 2013 -- Lamar University is seeking nominations for the 2013 honoree in the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. More
February 05, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that it will be a launch sponsor of the redesigned web site for Texas Monthly. More
February 04, 2013 -- The North Forest Independent School District Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Education, Monday night voted to begin engaging in strategic partnership discussions with Texas A&M University. More
February 04, 2013 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published the results of a study regarding soy and dairy proteins and muscle protein synthesis. More
February 04, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's How to Use EBSCO eBooks LibGuide has been named the Best of LibGuides by Springshare. More
February 04, 2013 -- The University of Houston will host a dedication ceremony on Tuesday for the university's new Health and Biomedical Sciences Building. More
February 04, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has published a news release noting the contributions of James and Norma Hightower, who have helped establish the James and Norma Hightower Scholarship Fund. More
February 04, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has been named a recipient of the 2013 Energy Star CHP Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for the university's combined heating and power system. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a workshop and regular meeting on Thursday. More
February 04, 2013 -- The University of Texas today announced that legislation has been filed with the Texas Legislature for a new university in South Texas. More
February 04, 2013 -- University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair William Powell and Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa on Sunday issued a joint statement regarding the university's policies concerning inappropriate relationships between university employees and students. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Continuing and Professional Development division at San Jacinto College is offering a variety of certification courses this semester. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Lamar University chapter of Sigma Xi will host Rikk Kvitek in a free public lecture on March 27 in the Richard Price Auditorium. More
February 01, 2013 -- University of Houston has announced that that it has been selected by the National Park Service to receive support in improving hike and bike trails to connect three neighborhood parks and the new 31-mile Brays Bayou trail. More
February 01, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will host final auditions on February 5-6 for "Seussical the Musical", which will run February 20-24. More
February 01, 2013 -- Texas A&M University and University of Texas at Austin will hold their "Orange & Maroon" Legislative Day on February 5 at the state Capitol. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston will participate in Mardi Gras drills and parades in Galveston and New Orleans, starting with the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius Parade on Saturday in Galveston. More
January 31, 2013 -- Texas A&M University researcher Kalena Cortes recently took part in conducting a study regarding math instruction and educational attainment. More
January 31, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a series of events throughout February in honor of Black History Month. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved the university's proposals for two building restoration projects in College Station. More
January 31, 2013 -- Galveston College recently held a breakfast to introduce the Rachel's Challenge Program. More
January 30, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston recently held the inaugural Holiday Style Fashion Show and luncheon for the new undergraduate Honors Nursing Program at the School of Nursing. More
January 30, 2013 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents on Wednesday approved the creation of a Health Science Center in Houston. More
January 30, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will host a free lecture by Dr. Stephen Klineberg on “The Changing Face of Houston: Tracking the Economic and Demographic Transformations through 31 Years of Surveys” on February 13 in the Jerabeck Activity and Athletic Center. More
January 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a variety of events in February to commemorate Black History Month. More
January 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has announced that it will hold elections for Positions 3 and 4 on its board of trustees. More
January 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College South Campus will host its University Transfer Day on February 6. More
January 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus will host concerts showcasing performances by a majority of student music groups on the campus in February. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office recently hosted a School Safety Town Hall Meeting at San Jacinto College North. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System will meet on Thursday in College Station. More
January 29, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday called for the State Legislature to pass a bill giving South Texas access to Permanent University Funds. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently received an audit report on the college's finances for FY2012. More
January 29, 2013 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to extend the college’s contract with Lagniappe Dining Services for food service management. More
January 28, 2013 -- A student delegation from the University of Houston-Downtown recently traveled to Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration. More
January 28, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will honor the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist at the 63rd Annual Mardi Gras Gala on February 12 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston. More
January 28, 2013 -- Lamar University's John Storey, distinguished regents professor emeritus of history, has published a new book titled "Go Tell the Good News", a history of the Central Baptist Church in Port Arthur. More
January 26, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston professor Tom Iliffe recently led a diving team on an expedition to Phantom Springs Cave in West Texas. More
January 25, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont will host resume workshops on February 5 and March 19 in the Multi-Purpose Center. More
January 25, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Health Professions Causeway Fund Run will take place on March 2 starting at the Galveston County Daily News building. More
January 25, 2013 -- College of the Mainland has opened registration for its March for Troops 5K, which will be held on March 2. More
January 25, 2013 -- University of St. Thomas recently hosted its "New Vision, New Stars" Benefit Concert at Jones Hall. More
January 25, 2013 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that retired NASA Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar has been selected to lead the university's new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, Center. More
January 25, 2013 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that scientists from the university and Nano3D Biosciences, a spinoff company from Rice, have used magnetic levitation to grow realistic lung tissue in a laboratory. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Qatar to work on a food security program. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Thursday approved moves made by Texas A&M University towards obtaining a law school and a health-related institution. More
January 24, 2013 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, endorsed $1.1 billion in proposed construction projects at all 15 of the university's institutions for tuition revenue bond eligibility if approved by the Texas Legislature. More
January 23, 2013 -- Galveston College has released various updates regarding scholarships, classes, and the Whitecaps Baseball team. More
January 23, 2013 -- Galveston College will hold registration for the Spring 2013 semester of Leadership Galveston through February 27. More
January 23, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the university's "25 by 25" initiative, a plan to increase enrollment in engineering programs to 25,000 students by 2025. More
January 23, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Tuesday announced that two of its faculty members have been named to the American Library Association's children's book award committees. More
January 23, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host its Aggieland Saturday 2013 open house for prospective students and their families on January 26. More
January 22, 2013 -- The United States Department of Education has awarded a $16.3 million grant to Texas A&M University for the English Language Learning and Acquisition program. More
January 22, 2013 -- Galveston College will hold the 2013 Whitecaps Baseball and Softball Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Friday in the College Gym. More
January 22, 2013 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study on bisphenol A and S. More
January 22, 2013 -- UPDATE: Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigators are analyzing physical evidence and plan to question two men who are “persons of interest” in today’s shooting at the North Harris campus of Lone Star College, in which three people were wounded by gunfire. More
January 22, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said that the shooting incident at the Lone Star College North Harris Campus is an example of the critical importance of school safety plans and emergency drills in all schools. More
January 22, 2013 -- Texas Seaport Museum Director Jamie White reports to ELISSA volunteers and other supporters that the tall ship will return to the newly refurbished berth at Pier 21 on Saturday, January 26 after undergoing restoration in dry-dock at Bollinger Shipyard in Texas City. More
January 22, 2013 -- University of Houston will host the 11th annual Mars Rover Model Celebration and Exhibition on Saturday, with almost 250 models of the Mars rover on display. More
January 22, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System, formerly the North Harris Montgomery Community College District, this month is celebrating its fifth year operating with its new name, and 40 years in providing education. More
January 21, 2013 -- The North Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. hosted a Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast this morning at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel. On Sunday evening, Lorenza Butler, Jr. welcomed the event's organizers and special guests to a VIP reception held at the Houston Buffalo Soldier’s National Museum in Midtown. More
January 21, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has issued a press release noting the accomplishments and work at the university's Center for Autism and Development Disabilities. More
January 21, 2013 -- The Lamar University Spirit Team will host its eighth annual "Showdown!" Pom and Dance Clinic on February 2. More
January 21, 2013 -- Galveston College's Nurse Assistant for Health Care Program is offering scholarships to interested students. More
January 21, 2013 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "A Grand Night for Singing" on Thursday. More
January 18, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has received the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. More
January 18, 2013 -- Lamar University on Wednesday began putting up 100 banners across campus in recognition of the university's 90th anniversary. More
January 18, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor Shreerekha Subramanian has announced the publication of her book, "Women Writing Violence: The Novel and Radical Feminist Imaginaries". More
January 18, 2013 -- Three College of the Mainland students will travel to Canada through a study abroad program. More
January 18, 2013 -- Stephanie A. Bond Huie, Ph.D., has been appointed vice chancellor, ad interim, for strategic initiatives for The University of Texas System. More
January 18, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a contemporary dance production by the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater on January 23 at the Bayou Building. More
January 18, 2013 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university's online graduate nursing program has been ranked second in a survey by U.S. News & World Report. More
January 18, 2013 -- Lamar University's Community Outreach Program is offering volunteer assistance to qualifying residents in claiming tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. More
January 18, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Traci Murrell, a graduate from the university, has been appointed as director of the National Transportation Safety Board's Office of Marine Safety. More
January 17, 2013 -- Carla A. Hills will speak at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on January 28 as part of the ConocoPhillips White House Lecture Series. More
January 17, 2013 -- College of the Mainland is accepting submissions for the Gulf Coast symposium through March 1. More
January 17, 2013 -- National Oilwell Varco and BAUER Manufacturing have partnered with Lone Star College to provide job training using a $1.3 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
January 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College has announced that its application for student aid has been made easier to submit through tools that help automatically add data to the application. More
January 16, 2013 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp and College Station Mayor Nancy Berry on Wednesday announced an agreement in principle to support the Kyle Field redevelopment project in exchange for the use of university facilities. More
January 16, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host Reverend Malcolm Dotson of New Beginning Church on January 24 for a commemoration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More
January 16, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central will host its University Transfer Day on February 5. More
January 16, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Harris County Sheriff's Office on January 24 at its North campus for a town hall meeting to discuss school safety. More
January 16, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a concert by the United States Air Force's Gateway Brass band on January 22. More
January 15, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will display "Evolving Perspectives" through February 7 in the Art Gallery. More
January 15, 2013 -- Galveston College has awarded five students with various scholarships. More
January 15, 2013 -- Lamar University today announced that it has opened a new Undergraduate Advising Center in the Parker Building to help students meet their academic and personal goals. More
January 15, 2013 -- Panama Canal Authority CEO Jorge Quijano will host a presentation on the Panama Canal expansion project on February 14 at Lamar University. More
January 15, 2013 -- The University of Houston will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an event on January 28 at the University Center. More
January 14, 2013 -- Lamar University will honor five individuals as the 2013 Distinguished Alumni on February 22 in the Mary and John Gray Library. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has announced that a group of its emergency responders will return home on Wednesday from assisting in the response to Hurricane Sandy in New York. More
January 12, 2013 -- Eighty Lamar University students graduated with honors during fall commencement ceremonies in December in the Montagne Center. More
January 12, 2013 -- LyondellBasell has donated $5,000 to the Environmental Institute of Houston at University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
January 12, 2013 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has been ranked number five on the list of best satellite campuses. More
January 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central today named Janice Di Falco and Dr. Jerry Ivins as Outstanding Faculty for the 2012-2013 academic year. More
January 11, 2013 -- Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service Acting Dean Andrew H. Card, Jr. has been appointed to the Texas Select Committee on Economic Development. More
January 11, 2013 -- Lamar University will host "Standing Ovation" on March 2 in the Montagne Center. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Lamar University Cheerleading Team will compete in the 2013 UCA College National on January 18. More
January 10, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will host pianist Faina Lushtak for a performance on January 18. More
January 10, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers, including scientists with the university, have unveiled a new carbon nanotube fiber that looks and acts like textile thread and conducts electricity and heat like a metal wire. More
January 10, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold public auditions on January 15-16 and February 5-6 for its upcoming production of "Seussical: The Musical". More
January 10, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a new two-year Associate of Applied Science in Cosmetology degree. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents has approved an associate degree program in Cosmetology. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Drama Department will hold auditions for "Once Upon a Mattress" on January 16 and 17 at the College's Theatre. More
January 09, 2013 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have found that mutations of small effect in bacteria can lead to large increases in antibiotic drug resistance. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today named Dr. Emily Fourmy Cutrer as president of Texas A&M University - Texarkana. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets will reactivate two of its traditional units in ceremonies to be held on Friday in the Sanders Corps of Cadets Center and attended by Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
January 08, 2013 -- Lamar University will host its Spring Open House on February 23. More
January 08, 2013 -- The University of Houston will host its 30th annual International Piano Festival from February 1 through 3. More
January 08, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights seniors and women's basketball team members Her’shiira “Shorty” Boone-Rodgers and Amber Arceneaux-Francis. More
January 08, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's fall phlebotomy class has achieved a 100 percent pass rate. More
January 08, 2013 -- Dr. Sallie V. Sheppard, one of the first women formally admitted to Texas A&M 50 years ago, and her husband Dr. Leland Blank. both prominent former members of the Texas A&M faculty and staff, have established a President's Endowed Scholarship at Texas A&M University. More
January 07, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced the appointment of Ernest "Ernie" Kuehne, Jr. of Dallas to the University of North Texas System Board of Regents. More
January 07, 2013 -- Lamar State College - Orange has named 273 students to the college's Dean's and President's lists for the Fall 2012 semester. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University is hosting "Modern Impulses and Surreal Dreams: Contemporary Printmakers from Across the Nation", an exhibit highlighting the work of more than 25 nationally recognized printmakers, through February 23. More
January 07, 2013 -- College of the Mainland is hosting registration through January 11 for its selection of online courses. More
January 04, 2013 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, on the Lamar University campus, will mark the 112th anniversary of Spindletop on January 12. More
January 04, 2013 -- The West Harris County branch of the American Association of University Women will hold a meeting on January 22 at the Harris County Tracy Gee Community Center. More
January 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host a production of "The Phantoms of the Opera", directed by Marc Kudisch. More
January 02, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today reminded plant owners of services available through the Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab at the university's AgriLife Extension Service, which can diagnose plant illnesses from samples sent in to the lab. More
January 02, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently welcomed Wesley Willoughby, a former student at COM who began his college education at 17, as a new CPR and first aid instructor at the college. More
December 27, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has been ranked first in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's "best value" of public colleges for the year. More
December 23, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has posted a spotlight article on video student Raymond Cordova. More
December 23, 2012 -- Texas Children’s Hospital Senior Vice President of the Pavilion for Women Cris C. Daskevich served as the keynote speaker during University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Fall Commencement Ceremony. More
December 23, 2012 -- University of Houston Board of Regents Chair Nelda Luce Bloair has announced a new three-year contract with Renu Khator, president of UH and chancellor of the UH System. More w/Video
December 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University reports that 2012 was a year marked by milestones and other major developments. More
December 23, 2012 -- The Associated General Contractors of America Houston Chapter recognized Durotech General Contractors, Inc. for excellence in construction of the new Transportation Center at the San Jacinto College Central Campus. More
December 22, 2012 -- Cris C. Daskevich of Texas Children's Hospital recently served as the keynote speaker during University of Houston-Clear Lake's Fall Commencement Ceremony. More
December 21, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted Astronaut E. Michael Fincke, who delivered the commencement address at the university's Fall Commencement Ceremony. More
December 21, 2012 -- Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp today announced that the university has selected Manhattan-Vaughn Construction as construction partner for the redevelopment of Kyle Field. More
December 21, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday announced that two alumni and one student from the university's School of Education have been selected as Exceptional Teacher Candidates by the Texas Quest for Quality project. More
December 20, 2012 -- Businessman Farouk Shami recently served as the guest speaker at the University of Houston-Downtown's 53rd commencement ceremony. More
December 19, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a donation from LyondellBassell for scholarships and a camp reunion for the college's Energy Venture Camp. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that it has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
December 19, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that a new report unveiling the first genomes of lophotrochozoans, a group of marine animals, by scientists with Rice, the University of California-Berkeley and the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute has been published in the journal "Nature". More
December 19, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Science and Computer Engineering will host its 2013 Physics and Space Science Spring Seminar Series of lectures January 24 through April 18. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Lone Star College Foundation recently raised almost $140,000 for scholarships at its 19th annual golf tournament. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System has announced the keynote speakers for its 2013 Women's Conference, which will be held April 13 at the Lone Star Community Building in The Woodlands. More
December 19, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas will host Reverend Kevin Flannery, professor of philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, to present a lecture on "The Capacious Mind of St. Thomas Aquinas" on January 24. More
December 19, 2012 -- Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin has been named a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. More
December 19, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown spotlights recent graduate Judith Osborne. More
December 18, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that Tomikia LeGrande has been named the university's new dean of Enrollment Management. More
December 18, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently held its graduation ceremony for the 95th and 96th Law Enforcement Academies. More
December 18, 2012 -- Dr. Brenda Hellyer, San Jacinto College Chancellor, has been named the 2012 Pasadena Citizen of the Year by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. More
December 17, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System on Saturday announced that it has awarded more than 12,000 degrees during the calendar year. More
December 17, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that it has received a grant from the Bank of America to support the university's nursing program. More
December 17, 2012 -- The University of Houston today announced that it is expanding its high-speed computing capabilities through the donation of 128 interconnected nodes from Total that will be used in "cluster" computing. More
December 17, 2012 -- Lamar University recently presented Lan Nguyen and Paul Howell with the Plummer Award in recognition of their graduation as the top female and top male students of their class. More
December 15, 2012 -- Lamar University will hold its fall commencement on Saturday in the Montagne Center. More
December 15, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has been selected as the business of the month by the North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce. More
December 15, 2012 -- Baylor University honors alumnus and former Regent Joe Allbritton of Houston, who passed away on Wednesday. More
December 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently rented puppies to students during finals, with proceeds benefiting the college's Student Ambassador program and the Pearland Animal Shelter. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University Police Department on Thursday announced that two suspects have been arrested in connection with several burglaries that took place in several Corps of Cadet residence halls. More
December 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College students Bryan Rodriguez and Joshua DeLeon have been placed on the All-State Clinic/Concert by the Texas Community College Band Directors Association. More
December 14, 2012 -- Lamar University's Dishman Art Museum will host "Modern Impulses and Surreal Dreams: Contemporary Printmakers from Across the Nation" from December 18 through February 25. More
December 14, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published the results of a study showing that an antidepressant drug could be used as a therapy for diabetes. More
December 13, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that two pitchers at the college have signed letters of intent to transfer to Texas universities as student athletes. More
December 13, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that the National Geographic Society's Committee for Research and Exploration has awarded a $28,000 grant to A&M at Galveston Professor Tom Iliffe to investigate submarine caves along the coast of Christmas Island. More
December 13, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of multimedia teaching podiums. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System on Wednesday announced the launch of a project to use predictive analytics of data to improve student success. More
December 13, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has been listed as the number 15 fastest-growing public two-year college by Community College Week. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today named Dr. Emily Fourmy Cutrer as sole finalist for president of Texas A&M University-Texarkana. More
December 12, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and coaches at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, and the University of Houston have partnered with Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas for the "One with Courage" campaign. More
December 12, 2012 -- College of the Mainland spotlights former student Angi Kirk. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Sleep and Anxiety Center for Kids at the University of Houston is seeking participants for a pilot study examining the impact of military deployment on families. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Tuesday to consider various items, including possibly naming a finalist for president of the Texas A&M University-Texarkana campus. More
December 10, 2012 -- Lamar University will award an honorary doctor of humane letters to Larry Wayne Lawson, chair, President and CEO of eCardio Diagnostics, during the university's Fall Commencement on December 15. More
December 10, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies on Friday. More
December 10, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university's police department has received accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. More
December 08, 2012 -- Toni Byam-Pirotte has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Secondary Education. More
December 08, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its 2012 fall commencement ceremony on December 15 at the Moody Gardens Hotel Convention Center. More
December 08, 2012 -- A University of Houston engineering researcher and his team have received $900,000 in funding from the United States Department of Energy for a superconductivity project. More
December 08, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold its Big Band Concert on February 2 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
December 08, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System has announced that seven proposals have been submitted in response to the "Kyle Field Stadium Redevelopment Project" Request for Proposals. More
December 08, 2012 -- Three Galveston College students have received nursing scholarships. More
December 07, 2012 -- Dr. Jin Mo Chung, a University of Texas Medical Branch professor of neuroscience and cell biology, whose pioneering methods of research on pain are known as the “Chung Model” by his peers, talked to Guidry News Service about his research. More
December 07, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host a free reception on December 12 to present special red, white and blue cords to graduating veterans as a special form recognition for their service. More
December 07, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently hosted its 13th annual Christmas Gala. More
December 07, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $7.6 million grant to study the roles of infections and allergies in asthma. More
December 07, 2012 -- Alvin Community College spotlights two polysomnography students, Amanda Moore and Susana de la Torre, who are researching methods to improve sleep. More
December 07, 2012 -- Lamar University professor Jeff Forret has published a book, "Slavery in the United States". More
December 07, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today unanimously approved an initiative to authorize Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa to work with the Texas Legislature to establish a new university that includes the University of Texas at Brownsville, the University of Texas at Pan American and the future South Texas School of Medicine. More
December 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today reported that Andrew Natsios, an executive professor at the university, is warning that North Korea is in danger of famine. More
December 06, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have published their findings regarding a new test for analyzing chromosomes of stillborn babies in pinpointing the potential genetic causes of death. More
December 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University professor and state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon reports that most of Texas is in a moderate-to-severe drought, but a storm forming 2,000 miles northwest of Hawaii may bring relief. More
December 06, 2012 -- The University of Texas System's Student Debt Reduction Task Force will present its report to the System Board of Regents on Thursday in Austin. More
December 05, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Texas Monthly has named 32 of the university's doctors as "Texas Super Doctors". More
December 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Emergency Medical Technology students recently participated in a simulated combat scenario to learn about tactical EMT work. More
December 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland student Deneika Herron has won the first annual Roger Stallings Student Speech Competition. More
December 05, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System Office of Technology Services has received four national and state information technology awards. More
December 05, 2012 -- University of Houston's Moores Opera Center has been recognized in the National Opera Association's 2012 Opera Production Competition. More
December 04, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that research by Rafael Tadmor, an associate professor at the university, will be published in the online journal "Nature Communications". More
December 04, 2012 -- Terry Hershner of Orlando, Florida on Monday made a stop at Lamar Institute of Technology's ChargePoint electric vehicle charging station during his cross-country trip to Los Angeles, California. More
December 04, 2012 -- Lamar University will host "Creative Sweet" on Friday at its Dishman Art Museum. More
December 04, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will present its 2012 2-D Student Exhibition through January 4 at the Pearland Arts League. More
December 04, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has released a statement regarding the death of John C. Calhoun last Thursday in Texarkana. More
December 04, 2012 -- The University of Houston has received a $985,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. More
December 03, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has announced that its 50th anniversary coffee table book is on sale at campus bookstores. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Auto Crimes Unit recently provided free Vehicle Identification Number etching for employee vehicles at San Jacinto College. More
December 03, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host an electronics recycling collection event on December 8 at the Central Campus. More
December 03, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that its Students Advancing through Involvement in Research Student Talent Expansion Program has exceeded its goals in student retention and placement. More
December 03, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax College, a publisher based at the university, has published its first iBooks textbook. More
December 01, 2012 -- College of the Mainland students have placed more than two dozen ceramic banks throughout Galveston County to help raise money for the Galveston County Food Bank. More
November 30, 2012 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education Department will offer a course in Family History Research in January and "Passionate Painting Through Music" in March. More
November 30, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday that researchers with the university are developing a technology aimed at implantable sensors to remain functional in the body for an extended period of time to allow diabetics to monitor their blood sugar levels. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host its final Wildcatter Weekend on December 8. More
November 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $2,850 donation from LyndellBassell to support the college's STREAM outreach project. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum at Lamar University is inviting families with connections to Spindletop to attend the annual Spindletop Anniversary Celebration on January 12 to tell their stories. More
November 30, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Associate Professor of Instructional Technology Kathryn Ley has been named division president of distance learning in the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. More
November 30, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held an opening of "Inner Space, Global Matter: Recording from the Structures Within", an exhibit of work by Geraldine Ondrizek. More
November 30, 2012 -- Six Rice University professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. More
November 30, 2012 -- University of Houston professor Danielle Parrish has received a $100,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. More
November 30, 2012 -- Lamar University will confer 1,209 degrees at fall commencement on December 15 in the Montagne Center. More
November 29, 2012 -- Lone Star College System will host a free technical career and skilled trade job fair on December 5 at the Lone Star College-North Harris campus. More
November 29, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch has officially reopened the UTMB Health Primary Care Pavilion at 400 Harborside Drive. More
November 29, 2012 -- Galveston College will offer a Wine Appreciation course on January 29 and 31. More
November 29, 2012 -- Lamar University will present its annual Lamarissimo! Holiday Choirs concert on Sunday in the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
November 28, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that findings from a project conducted by a team including one of the university's researchers find that the glaciers in Antarctica are melting at an accelerated rate, raising questions about the stability of the continent and the pace of sea level rise around the world. More
November 28, 2012 -- The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will host their annual holiday sale on December 5 at the Galveston College Atrium. More
November 28, 2012 -- Galveston College Student Government Association members recently volunteered to wash and repair windows at the Galveston Historical Foundation's new warehouse. More
November 28, 2012 -- Galveston College will host its Chorale Christmas Concert on December 9 at Moody Methodist Church, and its 2012 Winter Instrumental Music Recital on December 5 at the Fine Art Room. More
November 28, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently inducted new members into its Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. More
November 28, 2012 -- Two Lamar University students have been named 2013 David J. Beck Fellows. More
November 28, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents has announced the creation of the Task Force on Academic and Facility Planning for the 21st Century. More
November 28, 2012 -- The University of Houston's Moores Concert Chorale will perform at the annual City of Houston Mayor's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting on Friday in front of City Hall. More
November 28, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation has awarded the Andy Pettitte Endowed Scholarship to four students. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Student Government Association will sponsor a Health Awareness Summit on Wednesday at the LIT Multi-Purpose Center. More
November 27, 2012 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted a College Boot Camp for area high school students. More
November 27, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced its new SmarterMeasure and Blackboard Mobile Learn programs, which will provide resources to help improve the success rates for students who take online courses. More
November 27, 2012 -- CORRECTION: Deborah A. McGrew has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Health System of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, effective Jan. 17, 2013. More
November 27, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on featuring guest artist Tom "Bones" Malone on December 1. More
November 27, 2012 -- Scientists at Rice University and the University of Houston have published the results of a study on the bacterium Bacillus subtilis. More
November 27, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will present the 2012 Annual Student Art Show through December 6 at the Art Gallery on campus. More
November 27, 2012 -- College of the Mainland student Kadi Maxwell has been awarded the Walter B. Cooper Memorial Scholarship. More
November 27, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas and the Houston Symphony will present the New Vision, New Stars Benefit Concert on January 22 at Jones Hall in Houston. More
November 26, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that an asteroid discovered by a former student Denis Rothrock has been named for Madisonville High School, where she teaches. More
November 26, 2012 -- The U.S. Department of Education awarded University of St. Thomas School of Education a $1.25 million grant to help prepare graduate students for leadership positions in special education. More
November 26, 2012 -- Akif Uzman, Ph.D., interim dean of the College of Sciences and Technology at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), recently was named as one of 40 national Vision and Change Leadership Fellows by the Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education. More
November 25, 2012 -- Lamar University has been recognized by Princeton Review’s “Best 296 Business Schools: 2013 Edition” for its exceptional MBA program in the College of Business. More
November 25, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus karate students took home 16 medals, including gold, during the 2012 Japan Karate Association (JKA) American Federation national championship in New Orleans. More
November 25, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas Campus Ministry will celebrate the 4th Annual Las Posadas on November 30. More
November 25, 2012 -- The University of Houston’s Moores Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble will perform “Transcriptions-in-Reverse” with Houston audiences at 7:30 p.m., December 7 in UH’s Moores Opera House. More
November 25, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery hosted a printmaking demonstration in early November with Serbian artists Slobodan Radojkovic and Biljana Vukovic. More
November 22, 2012 -- The University of Houston will host the Emerging Choreographers Showcase from December 6 through 8 at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
November 22, 2012 -- University of Houston professor Roland Glowinski has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society. More
November 22, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System will celebrate the dedication of its University Park Campus on December 6 in Houston. More
November 22, 2012 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will present its fall concert, "Baroque to Modern", on November 27 on the campus of Lamar University. More
November 21, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Cosmetology Program will host its Hair and Style Show Extravaganza, providing holiday hair and makeup styles and outfits from area boutiques, on November 29. More
November 21, 2012 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at the Texas A&M University is hosting "Conflict & Development: The Nexus of Animals, Environment, and the Human Condition", an exhibit of images by photographer Howard G. Buffett, through March. More
November 21, 2012 -- Alvin Community College Peer Educators recently hosted the Great American Smokeout on campus. More
November 21, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has received a $325,000 grant from Accelerate TEXAS Adult Basic Education. More
November 20, 2012 -- Drs. Larry Denner and Kelly Dineley, a husband-wife team at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who are conducting research on an FDA-approved drug that had initially been used to treat insulin resistance in people with diabetes and now has shown promise as a way to improve cognitive performance in some humans with Alzheimer’s disease, visited with Guidry News Service about their research. More
November 20, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Joan Nichols, director for research and operations at the Galveston National Laboratory, has provided some facts about the flu. More
November 20, 2012 -- Three San Jacinto College professors have been named as 2012 Minnie Stevens Piper Professor nominees. More
November 20, 2012 -- Two Clear Horizons Early College High School students have been named as National Achievement Scholarship Program semifinalists. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced the establishment of the Howard Perkins Memorial Scholarship. More
November 19, 2012 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted its first Duck Debates, a two-day tournament debating sports, politics, pop culture and debate itself. More
November 19, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a four-year, $2.6 million grant to increase the number of physicians who enter the primary care field. More
November 19, 2012 -- Galveston College will launch the Leadership Galveston Spring 2013 class in January. More
November 17, 2012 -- Lamar University professor Sanaz Alasti will present her research from November 19 through 24 in Sicily at a seminar organized by the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences and the NATO School. More
November 17, 2012 -- Galveston College will hold early registration for the 2012 Winter Mini Semester and 2013 Spring Semester through December 14. More
November 17, 2012 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will perform Christmas concerts on November 23 at the Hotel Galvez and on December 9 at Moody Methodist Church. More
November 16, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held itsVeterans Day Celebration. More
November 16, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to officially approve a three-year contract with Dr. Beth Lewis as president of the college. More
November 16, 2012 -- The University of Texas Board of Regents has authorized the establishment of a scholarship in honor of Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa. More
November 16, 2012 -- Alvin Community College's choir, band and drama departments will host Christmas productions in December. More
November 16, 2012 -- Researches at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have published the results of a study involving video games and robotic surgery. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Aggie Teachers Network will host the Aggie Teachers Reunion and Recognition event on Saturday on the Texas A&M University campus. More
November 16, 2012 -- Three Ball High School baseball players have signed their national letters of intent to play at the collegiate level. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation has awarded a $20 million legacy gift to benefit the George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Texas Legislative Conference has named Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp as Texan of the Year. More
November 15, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved the establishment of Collegiate Recovery Centers at eight of the system's institutions to assist students in recovering from alcohol or drug abuse. More
November 15, 2012 -- Alvin Community College is hosting its Fall Student Art Show through December 3 at the college's art gallery. More
November 15, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved a plan to consolidate the system's offices from five office buildings to a "modern, highly efficient office building". More
November 15, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a variety of concerts in December at its three campuses. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the financial statements and single audit reports for FY2012 and FY2011. More
November 15, 2012 -- Texas A&M University student Beau Barnette and a team have won the international Thought for Food Challenge. More
November 15, 2012 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul has announced the Class of 2017 military service academy nominees from his congressional district. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in the national student completion movement by non-profit organization Achieving the Dream. More
November 14, 2012 -- University of Houston will host a lecture on November 27 regarding approaches for regenerating and improving function in damaged heart tissue. More
November 14, 2012 -- John Gold of Texas A&M University has received a $218,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Sea Grant Program Office. More
November 14, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted its inaugural community breakfast to share the University's strategic plan. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston will host the 25th Anniversary Symposium on Creativity and Innovation on November 19 at the Hilton University of Houston. More
November 13, 2012 -- Dr. Kenneth I. Shine, the University of Texas System's Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, has announced his retirement. More
November 12, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that new technology in Meal, Ready to Eat packaging, developed in part by researchers with the university, is set to be adopted by the United States Military. More
November 12, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host its Native American Heritage Month celebration on Thursday. More
November 12, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will offer a "Just Once Piano" course, providing instruction on how to play the piano, on November 17. More
November 12, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees recently recognized Melvin and Steve Cowart for their support of student scholarships and the San Jacinto College Foundation. More
November 12, 2012 -- Lamar University will host its 2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Tuesday, featuring James Esser, professor of psychology, who will speak on "Negotiating with Terrorists". More
November 09, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System has introduced a new competitive sealed bid requirement on all major construction projects throughout the System. More
November 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College spotlights its maritime program. More
November 09, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has been selected by the United States Agency for International Development to be a partner in the Higher Education Solutions Network. More
November 08, 2012 -- University of Houston will host its Megatrend Future Day on Friday, a conference to discuss the role government plays in bridging the gap between energy demand and energy production. More
November 08, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a Veterans Day celebration on November 11 at the university's Bayou Building. More
November 08, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer was recently appointed to the American Association of Community Colleges 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges. More
November 08, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will perform a concert on November 12 featuring music from a variety of movies. More
November 08, 2012 -- Galveston College's Community Chorale will perform Christmas concerts on November 23 and December 9. More
November 08, 2012 -- Sara Gubala has been selected for Lamar University's Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award. More
November 08, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the 10th annual Pathways Student Research Symposium on Friday and Saturday. More
November 08, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has released a statement regarding the passing of Darrell K. Royal. More
November 08, 2012 -- Early registration for the 2012 Winter Mini Semester and 2013 Spring Semester at Galveston College begins on November 12 and runs through December 14. More
November 07, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa and UT System Board of Regents Chair Gene Powell on Tuesday issued statements regarding the passage of a referendum to increase property taxes in Travis County to partially fund the creation of UT Austin medical school. More
November 06, 2012 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Carla Anderson, chair of the college's public service careers and allied health department, has received the Department of Defense's Patriot Award for support of fellow employee Captain Cheryl Bordwine, an Army Reserve member who was training at Fort Hood at the time of the 2009 shootings. More
November 06, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that it has received a $300,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to support service learning at the university's College of Sciences and Technology. More
November 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Dudley Poston, a demographer who studies population issues in China, has predicted impacts of China's population control policies, including an end to the country's dominance in manufacturing. More
November 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Vice Chancellor Dr. Brett Giroir on Monday announced that the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station has been awarded a subcontract to lead and manage the therapeutics manufacturing and advanced development workforce training programs for the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing. More
November 06, 2012 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown on the Lamar University campus will celebrate Yount-Lee Day on Saturday. More
November 06, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College South Campus fine arts department will present the annual Winter Works dance concert on November 15 and 16 in the Proscenium Theatre. More
November 05, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. John Schwarz, director of the university's Seafood Safety Laboratory, has been named a Regents Professor by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named Dr. William Flores, president of the University of Houston-Downtown, as Male Senior Executive of the Year. More
November 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently unveiled its new science building at the Central Campus. More
November 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland on Friday announced that Gulf Coast Safety Institute Director Cindy Lewis was recently recognized by MacMurray College with the Distinguished Career Award. More
November 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will provide free screening mammograms to uninsured Galveston County residents on November 11 at Greater St. Matthew's Baptist Church and on November 18 at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. More
November 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host Dr. John H. Lienhard, author and voice of "The Engines of our Ingenuity" to speak at the college's Engineering Day on November 15. More
November 02, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will begin registration for its Winter Mini, Spring, Spring Late Start and Spring 2 and Spring 3 semesters on November 7. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation has announced the establishment of the R.C. "Bobby" and Ramona Hext Scholarship for full-time undergraduate students at the university. More
November 02, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently reaffirmed its partnership with Houston Independent School District's Austin High School, which participates in the university's Pathway to Teaching Program. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today presented 11 professors and eight fellows within the system with Regents Awards. More
November 02, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that the university system has awarded a contract to Deloitte, LLC to conduct a system-wide assessment of its information technology services. More
November 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey event, promoting alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. More
November 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a Veterans Day observance on November 8 in the College's Library. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Texas Transplant Center at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for stellar achievements in lung transplantation and success in increasing the number of organs available for transplantation. More
November 01, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will present Rivera-de la Rosa with the 2012 Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award on November 8 at the University Reception Center. More
November 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have launched a new web site that provides information to help identify marine species and types of vegetation. More
November 01, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation will host its 17th annual Golf Tournament and Reception on November 7 at the Battleground Golf Course in Deer Park. More
November 01, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the opening concert of its 23rd season of the Lamarissimo! Concert Series on November 8, with Lamar University President Jimmy Simmons joining to perform as a guest artist. More
November 01, 2012 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that it has been approved as an eligible training site provider for its Welding, Machinist and Mechanical Maintenance Programs by Texas Workforce Solutions. More
October 31, 2012 -- Alvin Community College spotlights its drug and alcohol awareness program. More
October 31, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been awarded a $1.48 million grant by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. More
October 31, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation, which raised more than $35,000 at the 2011 gala, will host its 13th annual Christmas Gala on December 4 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
October 31, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the annual Salute to Nursing Golf Tournament raised more than $71,000 for scholarships. More
October 31, 2012 -- The Lone Star College System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter was recently presented the President's Award by the NAACP Houston Branch at its Annual Freedom Fund Gala. More
October 31, 2012 -- Lamar University will host James Esser, professor of psychology, to present "Negotiating with Terrorists" as the university's 2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecture on November 13. More
October 31, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation on Tuesday announced the establishment of the Dr. Barbara Mathis Vocal Scholarship to provide funding for full-time music majors with a concentration in either voice or vocal performance. More
October 31, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its 37th Annual Fall Festival. More
October 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of music concerts throughout November at the North, Central, and South campuses. More
October 30, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas on Monday announced that Janna Tierney, a freshman with the university, has self-published her first book before turning 18. More
October 30, 2012 -- University of Houston will host author and columnist Gustavo Arellano on November 15 as part of the university's Food for Thought Lecture Series. More
October 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host flag ceremonies and receptions at each of its three campus locations on November 9 in observance of Veterans Day. More
October 30, 2012 -- Rice University has announced that an effort it is leading to create a drug for an "undruggable" cancer target protein has received funding through the National Cancer Institute's Provocative Questions Project. More
October 29, 2012 -- Students at the San Jacinto College South Campus recently participated in National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. More
October 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College is currently working with Alvin Independent School District to increase the dual credit program by instituting pharmacy technician and accounting programs. More
October 29, 2012 -- The University of Houston will host a lecture by Gustavo Arellano on November 15 at the Roy G. Cullen Building. More
October 29, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Captain Scott Putty will take over as the new captain and master of the USTS General Rudder, the university's training vessel. More
October 29, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has launched a new program, "Intentional Connections", to provide guidance and mentoring for lower level developmental students who struggle with core subjects. More
October 29, 2012 -- Lamar University has named six students as finalists for the 2013 David J. Beck Fellowships. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced the launch of its EmpowerU management and accountability program to measure student success. More
October 27, 2012 -- Lamar University has honored Walter Umphrey with a Southeast Texas Legends Scholarship. More
October 27, 2012 -- Steve Campbell has been appointed vice president for Marketing and Communications at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston effective December 1. More
October 26, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees has named Dr. Beth Lewis as the sole finalist for the college's next president. More
October 26, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, named Dr. Beth Lewis, vice president of academic affairs at Northeast Lakeview College in Universal City, Texas, as the sole finalist for the college's next president. More
October 26, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that Dr. Karen Wagner, a professor of child and adolescent psychiatry, has been named as co-recipient of the Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation will host a program and reception for the recipients of the 2012 Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award on November 8 in the Mary and John Gray Library in Beaumont. More
October 26, 2012 -- Lone Star College-North Harris and Farouk Systems will hold an official groundbreaking ceremony for the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology on October 30 at 880 E. Richey Road. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Offshore Energy Center today announced that it has been named the 2012 Best Outreach Program by World Oil magazine. More
October 25, 2012 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington has selected early-stage innovation proposals from ten universities, including the University of Houston. More
October 24, 2012 -- Lamar University will host its inaugural Golden Circle Brunch on November 10, honoring alumni who graduated from classes 50 years ago or more. More
October 24, 2012 -- Lamar University on Tuesday announced that the Entergy Texas Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant to the university's Community Outreach Program to develop a needs assessment study for rural areas of Southeast Texas. More
October 24, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host television and radio weather broadcasters for a meteorology workshop on November 3. More
October 24, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host "Dia de los Muertos, a Celebration of Life, Culture and Creativity" on October 31 at the Dr. Charles Grant Fine Arts Center on the North Campus. More
October 24, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas has announced that Dr. Lisa Mundey, assistant professor of history, will speak at the ninth annual Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Lectures in Military History seminar series. More
October 24, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday recognized Interim President Dr. Larry Durrence for his service to the college. More
October 24, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host the 2012 International Guitar Symposium and Competition from Wednesday through Friday in Rudder Theatre. More
October 24, 2012 -- Alvin Community College on Monday hosted the Send Silence Packing exhibit featuring 1,100 empty backpacks on the campus grounds to raise awareness about student suicides. More
October 24, 2012 -- Three San Jacinto College students have been awarded Houston Chemical Association scholarships. More
October 24, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation will hold a golf tournament in honor of Wayne Slovacek on November 7 in Deer Park at Battleground Golf Course, and the College's North and Central campuses will display Slovacek's military uniform throughout November. More
October 23, 2012 -- University of Houston today announced that Jonathan E. Snow, an associate professor in the university's department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, will co-lead an international drilling expedition to recover the first-ever drill core from the lowest crust of the Pacific Ocean. More
October 23, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted to schedule a meeting for December 12 as a combined November/December meeting for the board. More
October 23, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that a study led by the university explains the behavior and connection between the Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanoes in Hawaii. More
October 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has named Anthropology Professor Mike Waters as the recipient of the university's Newsmaker Image Award. More
October 23, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston will host a simulated shooting incident on campus on Wednesday. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Brazoria County Community Coalition and Brazosport College recently held a Town Hall for Alcohol Awareness in Lake Jackson. More
October 22, 2012 -- San Jacinto College North will host a psychology expo on October 31 and November 1 at the Slovacek Student Center. More
October 22, 2012 -- University of Houston on Friday announced that the university has been awarded a three-year, $480,000 grant through the United States Department of Health and Human Services to place bilingual graduate students in internships with Harris County agencies. More
October 22, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today named Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo as president of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. More
October 22, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to name Vice President of Instruction Dr. Amy Locklear as acting president to replace Interim President Dr. Larry Durrence. More
October 22, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host an Electronics Recycling Day on November 3 at the North campus. More
October 19, 2012 -- Members of a research team at the University of Texas Medical Branch that is investigating a mosquito transmitted virus first collected three decades ago in Israel’s Negev Desert which could lead to development of new vaccines and drugs, visited with Guidry News Service at the Galveston National Laboratory. More
October 19, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for its annual holiday production, "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical" in October and November. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets has been ranked third in the "Top 10 Military Schools in America" ratings by TopTenz. More
October 19, 2012 -- University of Houston professor Ioannis A. Kakadiaris will present "Improving Prediction of Heart Attack Risk" on October 23 in the university's M.D. Anderson Library. More
October 18, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has expanded its list of degree and certificate programs that accept articulated credit, which allows students from local school districts who take technical courses in high school to request college credit. More
October 18, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a payment of $59,958 to Ramona Munsell & Associates Consulting, Inc. for technical assistance and grant writing services. More
October 18, 2012 -- Leo Paterra has been named executive director of the Office of Sponsored Research Services for the Texas A&M University System. More
October 18, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will hold its 10th annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 in the university's Liberty Park. More
October 18, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston will host the conference "Economy, Politics and the Desire for Happiness" on October 25 in Anderson Hall. More
October 17, 2012 -- Reliant Stadium in Houston will host the University of Texas and the University of California, Los Angeles in the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase on December 8. More
October 17, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Wind Ensemble and Community Band will perform a fall concert on October 25 at the ACC Theatre. More
October 17, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that Megan Young has been named as the new director of the university's Dishman Art Museum. More
October 17, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has been named recipient of the Association of American Medical Colleges' Award for Innovations in Research Training and Education. More
October 17, 2012 -- Lone Star College-North Harris and Farouk Systems will hold an official groundbreaking event on October 30 in North Houston for the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology. More
October 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will accept submissions for the Dia de los Muertos art contest from October 29 through 31. More
October 16, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas Performing Arts Society will host its Membership Tea on November 6. More
October 16, 2012 -- Galveston College will launch classes for its Electrocardiograph Technician Certification Program on October 23. More
October 16, 2012 -- Lamar University will host "An Evening with Thomas Jefferson on the American Presidency" tonight at the University Theatre. More
October 16, 2012 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of the comedy-thriller "Deathtrap" October 25 through November 18. More
October 16, 2012 -- Samuel Gladden has joined the University of Houston-Clear Lake as professor of literature and associate dean of the School of Human Sciences and Humanities. More
October 15, 2012 -- The University of Texas System today announced that the university has joined EdX, an online non-profit learning initiative founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More
October 15, 2012 -- San Jacinto College North will host candidate forums on Thursday for various positions in the November 6 election. More
October 15, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university has received a $10 million, five-year grant through NASA's Johnson Space Center to align existing educational programs with the agency's goal of "engaging the next generation of scientists and explorers". More
October 15, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas will host the Annual Reverend William J. Young Social Justice Lecture, focused on the issue of human trafficking, on November 16. More
October 13, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will offer "Sunday Screenings" on October 28 and November 11 and 18 at three different churches in Galveston County. More
October 13, 2012 -- Thomas Henderson has been named as an assistant coach for the University of St. Thomas men's basketball team in Houston. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Thursday hosted an open house showcasing the Heart of Texas Task Force, one of five wildland firefighting teams stationed across the state. More
October 11, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas associate professor of music Dr. Malcolm Rector has produced and directed a music video that has been selected for screenings at the Toronto Independent Film Festival and the European Film Festival. More
October 11, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will host its Fall Festival Fashion Show on November 8. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation is holding a raffle for a $2,000 travel voucher to raise funds for ACC students, faculty and organizations. More
October 11, 2012 -- Lamar University has moved its October 16 presentation of "An Evening with Thomas Jefferson on the American Presidency" to the University Theatre due to widespread interest. More
October 11, 2012 -- College of the Mainland Phi Theta Kappa students will host a free College Boot Camp on October 27 for high school students and their parents. More
October 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College alumnus Dr. Mark Escott has been named the medical director of the North Campus' Emergency Medical Technology program. More
October 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host the Texas State Festival from October 18 through 20 at the Central Campus. More
October 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has launched Career Coach, a free online career search tool. More
October 11, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology Dental Hygiene students and faculty recently participated in the Texas Missions of Mercy mobile dental clinic at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
October 10, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has honored the recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Professor, and Early Achievement Awards. More
October 10, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform in concert on October 23 at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
October 10, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery is hosting "It's All About the Ride!", an exhibit by Juan de Dios Mora, through November 1. More
October 10, 2012 -- East Texas Baptist University and Houston Baptist University have filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeking relief from the "preventative services" mandate of the Health and Human Services Department. More
October 10, 2012 -- Galveston College will host the 5th Annual Fall Festival on October 26 on the main campus and the 2012-2013 Lecture Series beginning on October 30. More
October 09, 2012 -- Dr. Nancy W. Dickey on Tuesday announced her resignation as president of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and vice chancellor for health affairs for The Texas A&M University System. More
October 09, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a National Court Reporting Association convention. More
October 09, 2012 -- Galveston College will host its Fifth Annual Fall Festival on October 26. More
October 09, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown's Student Government Association will has launched a "Walk to Vote" event on November 1 to encourage students to vote. More
October 09, 2012 -- Rice University biochemist James McNew has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. More
October 09, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College volleyball team will host its annual Dig Pink match on Friday at the Central Campus Anders Gymnasium. More
October 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College spotlights its pharmacy technology program. More
October 08, 2012 -- Two suspects have been apprehended in connection with a robbery that occurred on Monday at the University of Houston. More
October 08, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a Collegiate High School Parent Information Night on October 23 in the college's Learning Resources Center Auditorium. More
October 08, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees on October 1 approved a property tax rate of $0.185602 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
October 08, 2012 -- Lamar University's Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host the grand opening of the new T.A. Lamb & Son, Printers exhibit, featuring a display of print and typeset machines, on October 27. More
October 08, 2012 -- College of the Mainland is launching a new study abroad program for students to explore culture and green building techniques in Canada. More
October 08, 2012 -- Lamar University will host Melanie Sanford, principal conservator and owner of Textile Preservation Services of Texas, on October 12 to present a lecture on the care and preservation of historic and heirloom quilts. More
October 05, 2012 -- Rice University has announced that enrollment in its first Coursera class has reached 54,000 students. More
October 05, 2012 -- Lamar University will host its 26th Distinguished Faculty Lecture on November 13, featuring James Esser, who will present "Negotiating with Terrorists". More
October 05, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education recently received a three-year, $464,000 Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. More
October 05, 2012 -- Beaumont City Council will issue a proclamation on Tuesday to declare the week of October 8-13 as "Get You Red On" week in celebration of Lamar University's homecoming game. More
October 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland recently received $35,000 from the Mainland Medical Auxiliary to fund scholarships for nursing students at the college. More
October 05, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas' new music department chair Dr. Glenn Garrido recently conducted the Civic Orchestra of Milan in Italy. More
October 05, 2012 -- This year's class of College of the Mainland's Dual Credit Program has set a record for enrollment. More
October 05, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has promoted competency-based learning and technology as keys to improving higher education. More
October 04, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced the recipients of the 2012 President's Cabinet Awards. More
October 04, 2012 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2012-2013 season with its production of "Quilters" on October 11-14. More
October 03, 2012 -- Lamar University public radio KVLU (91.3 FM) will begin its annual fall membership campaign, "Buy the Hour", on October 16 in Beaumont. More
October 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a team of university faculty has received a $734,000 development grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to improve scholarly access to early modern texts. More
October 03, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that Myron F. Steves & Company has established a $250,000 endowment for the university's Insurance and Risk Management Center. More
October 03, 2012 -- The University of Houston System today announced that it has raised a record $112.5 million in private support in FY2012. More
October 03, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today celebrated a new $10,000 degree program established at Angelo State University, and called on more Texas universities to create similar programs. More
October 03, 2012 -- University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture will present "Thick Infrastructure", an exhibit of student projects showcasing "bold possibilities for areas that some Houstonians might take for granted", on October 4 through November 21. More
October 03, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees has named three finalists in the college's search for the its next president. More
October 03, 2012 -- Alvin Community College has selected its Fall 2012 ambassadors. More
October 02, 2012 -- Lamar University has announced that four of the university's pedagogy students were recently honored for excellence by the Center for Research Evaluation Advancement of Teacher Education's Quest for Quality Teacher-prep in Texas Program. More
October 02, 2012 -- University of Houston police today announced that a third suspect has been arrested in connection to a September 19 robbery that occurred on campus. More
October 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $250,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to award 100 students with scholarships to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. More
October 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a free class on October 9 on how to scan the skies for storms and report findings to the National Weather Service. More
October 02, 2012 -- Texas A&M University professors have published research regarding "fear relapse". More
October 01, 2012 -- The West Harris County branch of the American Association of University Women will hold a meeting on October 27 at the Harris County Tracy Gee Community Center. More
October 01, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has released a statement regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry's recent news conference on higher education. More
October 01, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently debuted the official logo art for the university's new mascot, the UHCL Hawk. More
October 01, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute recently hosted a meeting to discuss the development of a performance-based regulatory model for the oil and gas industry. More
September 29, 2012 -- Two Texas A&M University oceanographers have conducted research showing that military ordnance in the Gulf of Mexico could pose a threat to shipping. More
September 29, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will offer numerous special events and programs throughout October at its breast imaging locations in Galveston and League City for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More
September 28, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $183,715 grant from the NASA Johnson Space Center for the promotion of science, technology, engineering and math literacy through the college's Aerospace Academy. More
September 28, 2012 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that a new study shows how M. xanthus, a predatory bacteria, engulfs and devours other bacteria. More
September 28, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas will host the annual Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Lecture on October 3 at Jones Hall, featuring Dr. John Borelli, research fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University. More
September 28, 2012 -- University of Houston pharmacy students, along with law enforcement personnel, will host a prescription drug take-back location at the campus on Saturday More
September 28, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake students recently attended ArtCamp at the University of West Bohemia in Plzen, Czech Republic. More
September 28, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently signed an agreement with the Kherson Educational-Aesthetic Complex Children's Art School to add the school to the university's international art consortium. More
September 28, 2012 -- Forbes magazine has ranked Texas A&M University as one of the nation's "best colleges to work for". More
September 27, 2012 -- Texas A&M University's open grand piano in the Flag Room of the Memorial Student Center on campus provides a place for students to entertain others relaxing in the student center. More
September 27, 2012 -- Galveston College will launch its new lecture series, "The Bounty of Texas, Assets and Opportunities", on October 30 with John Gruener, a planetary scientist with the NASA Johnson Space Center. More
September 27, 2012 -- Galveston College's Radiography students will host a blood drive on Tuesday. More
September 27, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently worked with the Galveston County Museum to develop a new educational outreach package to highlight the original 19th century Fresnel lens from Galveston's South Jetty Lighthouse. More
September 27, 2012 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university has been added to the 2013 list of military-friendly schools by G.I. Jobs magazine. More
September 27, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown on Wednesday announced that the university has reached a record 13,916 students enrolled in the fall semester. More
September 26, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. More
September 26, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that Kelly L. and William D. "Bill" Von Gonten, Jr. of Houston have endowed a "full-ride" scholarship for university students in petroleum engineering. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Tuesday announced that a survey of forested plots across the state shows 301 million trees were killed as a result of the 2011 drought. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $0.1894 per $100 valuation. More
September 25, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas Head Volleyball Coach Kallie Noble will coach in her bare feet on Saturday at home in Houston against Bacone College for Samaritan's Feet Barefoot Coaching Movement. More
September 25, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that the university has set another all-time enrollment record, with 14,675 students enrolled this semester. More
September 25, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 tax rate of $0.22597 per $100 valuation, equal to the effective rate. More
September 24, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the establishment of the Courtney Grimshaw Fowler Equine Therapeutic Program. More
September 21, 2012 -- Texas A&M University officials today celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Texas Maritime Academy, forerunner to Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
September 21, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that one of its students has received a $10,000 fellowship to research muscle loss in older adults through the use of an exercising technique utilizing tourniquets. More
September 21, 2012 -- Lamar University has announced that six students will be awarded the Smith-Hutson Scholarship this year, funding as much as $14,000 per year for four years in the university's business degree program. More
September 21, 2012 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that it is launching the Energy and Environment Initiative, a plan to support research drawing experts to work with Houston's energy industry to overcome barriers to sustainable development. More
September 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host Victor Wooten in concert on October 2 at Slocumb Auditorium. More
September 21, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published research on the Eilat virus. More
September 21, 2012 -- University of Houston's Moores School of Music will host "Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: A Centennial Celebration", a concert showcasing the works of Coleridge-Taylor, on October 5-6 at Moores Opera House. More
September 21, 2012 -- University of Houston will host "What's Opera, Duck?", to raise funds for the Moores Opera Center on October 4. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership’s Board of Directors today approved resolutions supporting bond packages proposed by the City of Houston, Houston Independent School District and Houston Community College. More
September 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that the university has been ranked first in the state, and high nationally, in surveys of median starting salaries for graduates. More
September 20, 2012 -- University of Houston's India Studies Program is presented "Circuits of Empire: India as Metropole", a program included a lecture today in conjunction with a screening of the Indian film "The Dirty Picture", concluding on Saturday with a panel of film experts to discuss the movie. More
September 19, 2012 -- The University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present "Serious Money" on September 28 through October 7 at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
September 19, 2012 -- The University of Houston Law Center on Tuesday launched the Andrews Kurth Energy Law Scholars Program. More
September 19, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that its opening football weekend in the Southeastern Conference generated more than $6.5 million in media exposure for the university. More
September 19, 2012 -- Two University of St. Thomas students will attend the National Conference on Ethics in America from October 14 through 18 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. More
September 19, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Friday at the YMCA Building in Aggieland. More
September 18, 2012 -- Researchers at Texas A&M University have published a study predicting that worldwide urban growth will explode by 2030. More
September 18, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $750,000 grant from the United States Office of Justice Programs National Institute of Justice to continue a long-term study on healthy and unhealthy teen dating relationships. More
September 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media Inc. More
September 17, 2012 -- Rice University is participating in a five-year National Institutes of Health funded study to investigate the causes of hemoglobin toxicity. More
September 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has issued a news release regarding the college's FY2013 Budget, which was adopted by the board of trustees in August. More
September 17, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that the university has been ranked 34th in the United States News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges". More
September 17, 2012 -- Dr. Kenneth Ottenbacher, director of the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at UTMB and lead investigator on a research project to help expand scientific training and research to improve the rehabilitation and treatment of people with disabilities, visited with Guidry News Service. More
September 17, 2012 -- Galveston College Continuing Education is offering two Nurse Aide for Health Care Fast Track courses, with classes beginning October 1. More
September 14, 2012 -- Krystal Rogers of the University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education has received the First Year Promising Teacher of the Year Award from the Council for Exceptional Children-Texas. More
September 14, 2012 -- Dr. Ron Phillips will present "Norman Borlaug and the Future of the Green Revolution" on September 18 at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. More
September 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will launch its 2012-2013 theatre season with "The Seafarer" on October 13. More
September 14, 2012 -- Galveston College has released the schedule for the Whitecaps baseball and softball fall season. More
September 14, 2012 -- Galveston College is holding registration of its Fall "Second Start" classes. More
September 14, 2012 -- University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair Eugene "Gene" Powell and Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa issued a joint statement on today's evacuation of the UT Austin campus due to a bomb threat. More
September 14, 2012 -- The University of Texas in Austin has evacuated its campus due to a call received this morning claiming to have placed bombs all over the campus. More
September 14, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing will hold its 18th Annual "Salute to Nursing" Golf Tournament on October 12 at the Galveston County Club. More
September 13, 2012 -- Albemarle Corporation in Pasadena has donated $12,000 to San Jacinto College. More
September 13, 2012 -- Alvin Community College is working with Alvin Independent School District for the Options Program, which is designed to seek drop out or fifth year students to get them to return to school. More
September 13, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has been ranked second overall by U.S. News & World Report in its "Great Schools, Great Prices" category. More
September 13, 2012 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that a memorial scholarship has been established in honor of A.J. Leger's service to the community. More
September 12, 2012 -- H. Richard Sindelar III has joined the University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies in Houston as an assistant professor. More
September 12, 2012 -- Lamar University will host "An Evening with Thomas Jefferson on the American Presidency" on October 16 and 17. More
September 12, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host various events on Monday in celebration of Constitution Day. More
September 12, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a panel discussion on Monday in observance of Constitution Day. More
September 12, 2012 -- Texas A&M University President Bowen Loftin today announced a $6 million program to hire additional faculty and provide support for graduate students. More
September 12, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host its inaugural Investment Showcase, featuring the latest discoveries and new companies using the university's technology and research, on Thursday in Bryan, Texas. More
September 11, 2012 -- The 24th Annual Chef's Delight, honoring Lamar University President Jimmy and First Lady Susan Simmons, will take place on October 9 at the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza. More
September 11, 2012 -- Dr. William J. Calhoun of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the lead researcher on a study that shows that mild asthma patients may not need daily inhaled steroid therapy and would do just as well using the inhalers only when symptoms occur, talked about the research in an interview with Guidry News Service. More
September 11, 2012 -- The Texas State University System announced on Tuesday the search committee for the next Lamar University president. More
September 11, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $4.2 million award from the National Institutes of Health to help expand scientific training and research to improve the rehabilitation and treatment of people with disabilities. More
September 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has developed short-term courses catering to the needs of local industry. More
September 11, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study conducted by researchers with Texas A&M and Rochester universities has found that naturally occurring bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed and removed at least 200,000 tons of oil and natural gas in the five months following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
September 11, 2012 -- Alvin Community College court reporting students recently had the highest percentage of students passing the Texas Court Reporters Certification Board. More
September 10, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas will host New York Times columnist Ross Douthat on September 19 to speak as part of the Ninth Annual Archbishop J. Michael Miller Lecture. More
September 09, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Human Sciences and Humanities held a kick-off celebration for the new academic year. More
September 09, 2012 -- The Galveston County Small Business Development Center on Thursday hosted The Governor’s Small Business Forum, “Achieving the American Dream of Owning Your Own Business” at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
September 09, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation annual scholarship fundraising golf tournament will be held on November 7. More
September 07, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has launched a Hurricane Isaac relief and supplies drive. More
September 07, 2012 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents recently re-elected Nelda Luce Blair to serve as chair of the board, and elected Jarvis Hollingsworth as vice chair and Tilman Fertitta as secretary. More
September 07, 2012 -- University of Houston's Law Center today announced that it is undertaking a bi-national research project to explore domestic and international laws that govern the development of shared oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico. More
September 07, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a presentation by Kathryn Kelley on art and poetry on September 12. More
September 07, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas will host the Women in Business Forum on September 21 at Chelsea Grill. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service has advised that high winds associated with a cold front expected to come through the South Central Texas region on Saturday could lead to increased wildfire activity. More
September 07, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday announced that two professors with the university have received a $1,117,769 grant from the National Science Foundation to implement a mathematics scholarship program. More
September 07, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved an agreement that will form a partnership between the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and Vanguard Health Systems to develop a new children's hospital in San Antonio. More
September 07, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the seventh annual Constitution Day event on September 17 in the Lamar Institute of Technology Multi-Purpose Center. More
September 06, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call on Friday to consider proposals regarding the participation of the University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio in a children's hospital. More
September 06, 2012 -- The Good Samaritan Foundation will honor the winners of the 2012 Excellence in Nursing awards, including Jessica Peck, assistant clinical professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who is a gold medal winner. More
September 05, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Aerospace Academy will host a two-part underwater robotics workshop for fifth- through eighth-grade teachers on October 6 and 13. More
September 05, 2012 -- Kristy Peet of College of the Mainland will exhibit her "Systematic Life" series from Saturday through October 13 at BOX 13 ArtSpace in Houston. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation has named Joe Domino president of the organization. More
September 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of concerts in September featuring local and international musicians and dancers. More
September 05, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers have discovered a compound that acts as an inhibitor for sperm production and sperm mobility, which could lead to the development of a male birth control pill. More
September 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Assistant Vice Chancellor Pam Campbell was recently elected as a board member of the Texas Community College Instructional Administrators. More
September 05, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Downtown and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services recently held the 2nd annual Family Camp at Echo Hill Ranch. More
September 05, 2012 -- Researchers at Rice University have published research on the social behavior of cancer cells. More
September 04, 2012 -- Jim Guidry has published a review of Tom Linton's book How the Parks of Galveston County Got Their Names. Review
September 04, 2012 -- Lamar University will unveil a new banner on Wednesday at the Mary and John Gray Library as part of events leading to the university's home opener football game on Saturday against Prairie View A&M. More
September 04, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will launch its Film and Speaker Series on Friday with a screening of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide". More
September 01, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake's Women Studies Advisory Board recently met to discuss the 2012-2013 academic year. More
August 31, 2012 -- The University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance recently earned the "Best College Theater" award from the Houston Press. More
August 31, 2012 -- University of Houston will hold its 11th annual Mars Rover Model Celebration, including workshops for teachers on the basics of Mars on September 15 and 22. More
August 31, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that researchers with the university have developed a new method for manufacturing drug-delivery particles in a way that enables them to release drug therapies periodically. More
August 31, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced that open enrollment for the Texas Tuition Promise Fund begins September 1. More
August 31, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Central theatre and film department will present "The Perils of Truely Sweet" from September 5 through 8 in the Powell Arena Theatre. More
August 31, 2012 -- Oleg Igoshin of Rice University and Christian Ray of MD Anderson Hospital in Houston have published research on operon evolution. More
August 31, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Success Through Education Programs has been named a Texas Star Award finalist by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved a $25.06 million budget for the 2013 fiscal year. More
August 30, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston professor Volker Neugebauer, who has been awarded a four-year, $1.36 million grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to conduct an innovative study of the relationship between pain and parts of the brain associated with cognitive thought and emotional response, recently talked about his project with Guidry News Service. More
August 29, 2012 -- A team of researchers from Texas A&M University has published research examining motion in horses. More
August 29, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Process Technology Program has received a $5,000 donation from LyondellBasell. More
August 29, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Jennie Sealy Hospital has received $1 million for an MRI system from Houston's Fondren Foundation. More
August 29, 2012 -- The Workforce Training and Continuing Education Department at Lamar Institute of Technology has announced its fall course lineup beginning in the month of September. More
August 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department will launch a helicopter training program on September 11. More
August 29, 2012 -- University of Houston today announced that investigators with the university's College of Pharmacy are studying mechanisms in the aging process that may help identify new blood pressure therapies. More
August 29, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $1.2 million grant to provide the HPV vaccine to low-income women who receive health care services at UTMB. More
August 28, 2012 -- Texas A&M University professor Matthew Fuhrmann has released a book on the "Atoms for Peace" program. More
August 28, 2012 -- Two San Jacinto College students have received Clear Lake Gem and Mineral Society scholarships. More
August 28, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt the FY2013 Budget. More
August 28, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to place the 2012 tax rate on the board’s September agenda. More
August 28, 2012 -- Lamar University President James Simmons recently acknowledged Walter Umphrey, founding partner of the Provost Umphrey Law Firm, for his contributions to the university. More
August 28, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host the Tanger Outlets Job Fair on September 6 in the College Gym. More
August 28, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a wide range of art exhibits and music concerts during the Fall 2012 semester at all three campuses. More
August 28, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has placed second nationally in Washington Monthly's 2012 rankings. More
August 27, 2012 -- More than 200 elected officials, community members, and former and current San Jacinto College employees joined Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer and members of the Harris County Historical Commission to unveil an official Texas Historical Marker in honor of the College’s 50th anniversary, on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. More
August 27, 2012 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that researchers have found a hormone in the human body that may help in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. More
August 27, 2012 -- Texas A&M University Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center Director Walter Gillis Peacock today stated that Tropical Storm Isaac underscores a continued danger from natural disasters for states along the Gulf Coast. More
August 24, 2012 -- Lamar University is asking fans to "Get Your Red On" in celebration of the university's football season, which has its home opener on September 8. More
August 24, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas incoming freshman class recently volunteered at the Houston Food Bank as part of their orientation. More
August 24, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery will host an exhibition by Serbian printmaker Slobodan Radojkovic from September 13 through November 8. More
August 24, 2012 -- Texas A&M University professor Steve DiMarco has completed a research project on the Gulf of Mexico and hypoxia. More
August 24, 2012 -- Students have begun move-in for the Fall 2012 semester at the University of Houston. More
August 24, 2012 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will host the "Genome: The Secret of How Life Works" exhibit through July 5. More
August 23, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "The Seafarer" on August 30. More
August 23, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers are developing a study that could help doctors counsel patients with pancreatic cancer on their treatment decisions. More
August 23, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa today provided an update to the board of regents on the progress of universities under the Framework for Advancing Excellence Action Plan. More
August 23, 2012 -- San Jacinto College police officers recently held the "Tip-a-Cop" fundraiser drive for Special Olympics Texas. More
August 23, 2012 -- Rice University today unveiled a new multi-antenna technology that could help wireless providers meet the data-usage demands of smartphones and tablets. More
August 23, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas Center for Faith and Culture recently hosted its annual retreat and welcomed its largest incoming class of students to date. More
August 22, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has announced that its Emergency Medical Technology Program now offers hybrid training, a mix of online and on-site classes, at its North Campus to provide flexibility for students. More
August 22, 2012 -- Sixteen Lamar University students graduated with honors during recent summer commencement ceremonies in the Montagne Center. More
August 22, 2012 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown, on the Lamar University campus, will celebrate Captain Anthony F. Lucas at its next Wildcatter Weekend on September 8. More
August 22, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights its Mendenhall Summer Institute. More
August 21, 2012 -- University of Texas System Regent Chair Gene Powell today named members to a presidential search advisory committee to identify candidates for the next president of the University of Texas at Arlington. More
August 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has announced that it will offer Saturday classes in the college's medical assisting program at the North Campus. More
August 21, 2012 -- The University of Texas System today announced that 65 faculty members from institutions throughout the university system have been named recipients of the 2012 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award by the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
August 21, 2012 -- Lamar University President James Simmons on Monday delivered the 2012 convocation address to faculty and staff on the open of the Fall semester. More
August 20, 2012 -- Lamar University recently honored its top female and male graduates with the Plummer Award. More
August 20, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that DoVeanna Fulton has been named dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. More
August 18, 2012 -- Galveston College Continuing Education will offer a Nurse Aide for Health Care course from September 10 through November 1 at Manor Care Health Services in Webster. More
August 18, 2012 -- San Jacinto College spotlights 13-year-old Harrison Mast, the youngest ever to enroll in the College's Modified Early College Academy. More
August 17, 2012 -- Lamar University will host its summer commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Montagne Center. More
August 17, 2012 -- Lamar University will hold a reception and convocation for faculty and staff on Monday to start the new academic year. More
August 17, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas School of Education has received accreditation from the Teacher Education Accreditation Council for its Educational Leadership program. More
August 17, 2012 -- Galveston College has accepted a Title V grant award from the United States Department of Education. More
August 17, 2012 -- Galveston College will hold General Registration for the 2012 Fall Semester through August 25. More
August 17, 2012 -- The University of Texas System plans to expand medical education as a path to establishing a free-standing school of medicine in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. More
August 17, 2012 -- Texas A&M International University has partnered with Strategic Marketing Affiliates to manage its domestic United States trademark licensing program. More
August 17, 2012 -- Texas A&M University spotlights Vaughn Bryant for the professor's extensive work involving palynology and forensics. More
August 17, 2012 -- San Jacinto College spotlights its maritime training program. More
August 16, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that Dr. Jon Mogford has been named chief research officer for the university system. More
August 16, 2012 -- A large crowd turned out for the rededication of the Truman G. Blocker Burn Unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday. More
August 16, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold auditions for "The Pillowman" on August 29 in the Powell Arena Theatre. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Immigration Clinic at the University of Houston Law Center today announced that it is launching a program to help undocumented immigrants with new federal policy that would defer immediate deportation. More
August 16, 2012 -- College of the Mainland, in conjunction with the Texas Workforce Commission, is offering a new scholarship for child development students. More
August 16, 2012 -- San Jacinto College spotlights Amber Gell, a NASA aerospace scientist currently enrolled in the college's associate degree program in welding. More
August 16, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has partnered with Prairie View A&M University to work to enhance opportunities for minority students throughout the Corps. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System has reinforced its focus on research. More
August 15, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently joined in providing workforce training to former NASA employees. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M University today announced the signing of a contract with Compass Group USA to manage and operate dining services, building maintenance, landscaping services and custodial services. More
August 15, 2012 -- Alvin Community College has received a $1,000 grant from LyondellBassell. More
August 15, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation has added a Wall of Honor in each of the campuses' new Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success. More
August 15, 2012 -- Western Union has enabled the acceptance of Indian rupee tuition payments for Houston Community College. More
August 15, 2012 -- San Jacinto College is currently enrolling students in its video and film associate degree program. More
August 14, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that its OpenStax College, an online textbook service, is expected to save students at least $1 million this fall. More
August 14, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has received Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association. More
August 14, 2012 -- The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $49,956 to the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center to develop an electronic reporting and mapping system to document the expansion of the invasive Mexican rice borer. More
August 14, 2012 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will graduate its first student with a degree concentrating in stage management. More
August 14, 2012 -- University of Houston researcher Seamus Curran has developed a solar panel coating to increase efficiency. More
August 13, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers with the university have co-written a study that finds hurricanes potentially intensify 50 percent faster if they pass over large areas of fresh water. More
August 13, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Adult Education Program has received Program Platinum Level Recognition from Texas LEARNS. More
August 13, 2012 -- Police in College Station are investigating a shooting that left at least two people dead, including a deputy constable, near the campus of Texas A&M University. More
August 13, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that Chelsea Henderson, a sophomore communication major with the school, has been named University Press editor. More
August 13, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university are part of a team working to use patients' existing cells to grow salivary glands to replace those lost due to cancer radiation therapy. More
August 13, 2012 -- Dr. Radek Bukowski, professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who has been doing research on the effect that the size of babies at birth has on the future health of the mother, visited with Guidry News Service about his research. More
August 10, 2012 -- Lamar University's College of Engineering will host a refinery wastewater treatment course from August 13 through 17. More
August 09, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa today announced the appointment of Dr. Pedro Reyes as executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and Dr. Steven Mintz as the system's first executive director of the Institute for Transformational Learning. More
August 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College's South Campus remains closed today due to emergency repairs to an air conditioner. More
August 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that researchers have successfully tested a vaccine for the Nipah virus in monkeys. More
August 09, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept funding for the first year of a five-year, $3,133,142 grant award from the United States Department of Education. More
August 09, 2012 -- Several members of the powerlifting team at the University of Houston-Downtown have set world records and claimed national titles. More
August 09, 2012 -- Niki Whiteside, San Jacinto College vice president for educational technology services, has been appointed to the Texas Association of Community Colleges eLearning Council. More
August 09, 2012 -- Ruth Keenan, executive director of the San Jacinto College Foundation, has earned the International Certified Fund Raising Executive recognition. More
August 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has opened a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success at each of its three campus locations. More
August 08, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that a book co-authored by Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education Dr. Rick Krustchinsky and former graduate student Liz Plaster has been translated and published in Chinese. More
August 08, 2012 -- San Jacinto College is closing its South Campus at 5 p.m. today due to emergency air conditioning repairs at the campus. More
August 08, 2012 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that it is offering more than 40 different classes and workshops through the college's Senior Adult Program. More
August 07, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that the university's School of Nursing has reopened. More
August 07, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Monday announced that Sharon Sledge, a professor of mathematics at the college, has been elected president of the Texas Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. More
August 06, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently added a summer camp for pre-kindergarten children to the university's Kids U program. More
August 06, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently held a "Bring Your Child to Work" event for its employees. More
August 06, 2012 -- Lamar University will hold its summer commencement ceremony on August 18. More
August 06, 2012 -- Dr. Tetsuro Ikegami, a University of Texas Medical Branch assistant professor and a Sealy Center for Vaccine Development member, who is part of a research team that is developing an improved vaccine for Rift Valley Fever virus, visited with Guidry News Service about the need for effective defense against the dangerous mosquito-borne pathogen, which can be used as an agent for bio-terrorism. More
August 06, 2012 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will present "Legacy: A Celebration of the UH School of Theatre and Dance", featuring notable former students, on September 7. More
August 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that research conducted by Dr. Leonard Berry, who holds appointments in both the university's Mays Business School and at the Texas A&M Health Science Center's College of Medicine, is providing means to improve healthcare services. More
August 06, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has issued a reminder that the deadline to register for the Pre-Nursing Orientation for the college's Nursing Program is August 24. More
August 06, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host its final orientation session for the Fall 2012 semester on Wednesday. More
August 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will present the Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education to Shonda Majors, a biology, human anatomy and physiology teacher at Northland Christian School in Houston, on Friday during the university's commencement ceremonies. More
August 06, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that the university has received a $69,000 grant from the Entergy Charitable Foundation to research means to increase efficiency in complex power generation systems. More
August 06, 2012 -- University of Houston on Friday announced that Casey Due Hackney, director of classical studies at the university's department of modern and classical languages, has been awarded a $426,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More
August 03, 2012 -- Lamar University President James M. "Jimmy" Simmons today announced his plans to retire in January. More
August 03, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today voted to approve the creation of the Texas A&M Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities. More
August 03, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today voted to move forward with investigating and pursuing an administrative change to bring the Texas A&M Health Science Center under the administration of Texas A&M University's campus at College Station. More
August 03, 2012 -- Lamar University on Thursday announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Seoul National University of Science and Technology in Korea for student and faculty exchange, as well as collaborative research, between the two universities. More
August 02, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch President Dr. David Callender has responded to concerns about UTMB’s financial health and rumors of a large round of layoffs in a message to employees. More
August 02, 2012 -- Dr. C.B. Rathburn III, president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Texarkana, has resigned. Rathburn is a former president of Galveston College. More
August 02, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Mark Lemmon, an atmospheric science professor at the university, will serve as one of the operators of "Curiosity", a rover scheduled to land on Mars on Monday. More
August 02, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown will host nuclear physicist Dr. Waclaw Gudowski on Friday to share his research and establish a research-based student exchange program between the university and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. More
August 02, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Science and Engineering has been awarded an $86,185 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for an education project. More
August 01, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Student Council for Exceptional Children Chapter 1148 recently received the Texas Council for Exceptional Children's Chapter Excellence Award. More
August 01, 2012 -- San Jacinto College announced that financial assistance is available to the unemployed to attend courses at the college that provide high-demand industry training. More
August 01, 2012 -- The Texas AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&M University today announced that Dr. Guy Fipps, an engineer with the service, was presented with an award for the Advancement of Surface Irrigation from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. More
August 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that he will ask the university's board of regents to create the Chancellor's Research Initiative, a $100 million program to recruit faculty members. More
August 01, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today provided a look at the college's progress between 2000 and the present, as well as a look at future plans as part of a series of stories in celebration of the college's 50th anniversary. More
August 01, 2012 -- Galveston College will host a meeting of the Galveston Welders Networking Group on August 14. More
July 31, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers with the university recently published a study regarding reactions by men and women when they observe women being disparaged by men. More
July 31, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 54 students attending college in the fall semester. More
July 31, 2012 -- University of Houston recently conducted research on treating domestic violence by improving perpetrators' communication skills to reduce aggressive attacks on their partners. More
July 31, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a Quick Success COMPASS Review for math and writing on August 11. More
July 31, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that it has received a $2.4 million, five-year grant from the United States Department of Education to extend the university's Upward Bound Program. More
July 31, 2012 -- San Jacinto College educator Kevin Morris, who teaches real estate classes at the college, notes the importance of higher education, especially in the area of technical education. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently received an update on the condition of Regent Cheryl Knape, who was injured in June. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday and Friday to consider various items, including the FY2013 operating budgets for the university system. More
July 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted Ron Dalton, a historian and expert on the Titanic, to give a presentation regarding the ship to mark the 100th anniversary of its sinking. More
July 30, 2012 -- Dr. Joan Nichols, principal investigator on a project at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston that received a $1.25 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop a method of custom-growing human lung tissue to make a three-dimensional model for biomedical studies, visited with Guidry News Service on Friday. More
July 28, 2012 -- Fifteen teenage students recently participated in the Mad City Money course at the College of the Mainland North County Learning Center in League City. More
July 27, 2012 -- Dr. David L. Callender, president of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, today announced that Dr. Danny O. Jacobs, currently the David C. Sabiston Jr. Professor and chair of surgery at Duke University Medical Center, has been appointed executive vice president and provost, and dean of the UTMB School of Medicine. More
July 27, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a method of custom-growing human lung tissue to make a three-dimensional model for biomedical studies. More
July 27, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Franciso G. Cigarroa today issued a statement regarding the United States Department of Education's new initiative to inform families about the costs of attending college and financial aid options. More
July 27, 2012 -- Lamar University President James Simmons was recently inducted into the Phi Beta Mu Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame. More
July 26, 2012 -- Lamar University's Cheerleading Team recently received seven awards while attending the Universal Cheerleaders Association College Camp in San Marcos. More
July 26, 2012 -- College of the Mainland is offering customizable training courses for business and industry through the college's Continuing Education Department. More
July 25, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held a reception honoring supporters of the university's Model Arab League. More
July 25, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that research conducted at the university suggests that Zoloft, an antidepressant drug, may also be capable of inhibiting deadly fungal infections, such as fungal meningitis. More
July 25, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Office of Risk Management recently received the 2012 Solutions at Work Award from the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association. More
July 25, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has been named a 2012 Woman of Distinction by the Bridge Over Troubled Waters. More
July 25, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston spotlights Tom Oertling, a professor who teaches a course about pirates. More
July 24, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a proposal with Energy Education to provide energy education services to reduce electricity costs at the college. More
July 24, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Scott Parazynski has been named director of the university's new Center for Polar Medical Operations. More
July 24, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been selected to manage medical operations for the United States Antarctic Program through the university's new Center for Polar Medical Operations. More
July 20, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Central Campus Phi Theta Kappa chapter has received a five-star rating, the highest recognition for outstanding service among chapters within the national organization. More
July 20, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has published an appeal to students for its non-destructive testing program - a type of quality control inspection that does not harm the part being tested - noting that many students are often hired before they're able to graduate from the program. More
July 19, 2012 -- University of St. Thomas President Dr. Robert Ivany has announced the appointment of alumna Cynthia Colbert Riley as the University’s new vice president for institutional advancement. More
July 19, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Central theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for "The Perils of Truly Sweet", a melodrama dinner show, on August 1 and 13 in the Powell Arena Theatre on the Central Campus in Pasadena. More
July 18, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston professor Volker Neugebauer has been awarded a $1.36 million grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. More
July 18, 2012 -- Texas A&M University of Texas at Galveston professor Dr. William Merrell, is the Texas Gulf Coast Region to prepare for a "coming tidal wave" of new business opportunities with the expansion of the Panama Canal. More
July 18, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will host performances of "The Wedding Singer" from July 19 through August 12. More
July 18, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a performance by Shake Russell on August 2 as a part of the KACC Alvin Live Summer Concert Series. More
July 18, 2012 -- A research team at the University of Texas Medical Branch has received a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study hospital readmission. More
July 18, 2012 -- The NASA Human Health and Performance Center at Johnson Space Center has recognized two University of Houston-Clear Lake professors for their contribution to the STELLAR education outreach program. More
July 18, 2012 -- Eric Bittner of the University of Houston has been named a 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar. More
July 18, 2012 -- Lamar University has named Orlando Cervantes as its head women's soccer coach. More
July 17, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch reports the results of a study in today's issue of PLoS ONE that indicates that mothers who give birth to large infants are at increased risk for breast cancer. More
July 17, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a blood drive on July 23 in the Student Center in honor of injured regent Cheryl Knape. More
July 16, 2012 -- The University of Texas System has awarded a $750,000 grant to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston "to foster entrepreneurism, novel research and collaboration with industry". More
July 16, 2012 -- Chief C.A. “Pete” Shelton will be honored at the 11th annual A Salute to The Real American Heroes fund-raiser for the Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation. More
July 15, 2012 -- Scientists at Texas A&M University report that they are working on a thin-film coating for automobile windows that will block out summer heat, keeping the interior cool to the touch. More
July 14, 2012 -- College of the Mainland professor Dr. Chris Allen has been voted "Most Outstanding and Inspirational Professor" by students in the University of Texas Medical Branch's Medical Careers Diversity Program. More
July 14, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has awarded more than $1 million in college scholarships to 70 Texas FFA students. More
July 14, 2012 -- Texas A&M University chemist Hongcai Joe Zhou has been awarded a grant by the United States Department of Energy for energy research. More
July 14, 2012 -- The University of Houston will host the Houston Shakespeare Festival Summer Conservatory from July 25 through August 13. More
July 13, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to hold a special meeting on Monday to call a tax ratification election to support the 2012-2013 teacher salary schedule to avoid a proposed seven percent reduction in salary for professional staff, including teachers, and a three-day furlough for all employees. More
July 13, 2012 -- Local college students participating in the summer internship program of Sewa International's Houston chapter are currently working with the Bhutanese refugee population. More
July 13, 2012 -- A Texas A&M University oceanographer is a part of an international team that has published research on Antarctica regarding the threats that the area is facing in the 21st century. More
July 12, 2012 -- The 2012 International Baccalaureate (IB) Conference of the Americas kicks off today at the Moon Palace in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The Conference of the Americas, held from July 12-15, is a unique event that brings together educators for four days of learning and discussion about innovations in education and focuses on ways to empower students with a challenging and comprehensive IB education. More
July 12, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded forty faculty members at University of Texas health science centers with Outstanding Teaching Awards. More
July 12, 2012 -- Six faculty members at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been awarded Outstanding Teaching Awards by the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
July 11, 2012 -- Several Galveston College students have been awarded various scholarships. More
July 11, 2012 -- Texas A&M University researcher James Womack has published research regarding chickens and cancer. More
July 10, 2012 -- Galveston College Board Secretary Raymond Lewis has been elected to serve on the 2013 Community College Association of Texas Trustees Board. More
July 10, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Downtown has established the Dr. Yung-Fa Chang Endowment for Student Grants-In-Aid with the Taiwanese entrepreneur's recent $2 million gift. More
July 10, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District students awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships have been named. More
July 09, 2012 -- Galveston College has been listed in the top five least expensive colleges in Texas. More
July 09, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston professor Istvan Boldogh, senior author of a paper on repair of DNA which is now online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, visited with Guidry News Service about what he describes as a “surprising connection” between a key DNA-repair process and a cellular signaling network linked to aging, heart disease, cancer and other chronic conditions. More
July 07, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology student Joey Fazio of Beaumont recently won a bronze medal at the National SkillsUSA Competition held in Kansas City. More
July 06, 2012 -- Architecture Center Houston and AIA Houston will present the 2012 Texas Student Biennial Exhibition July 26 through September 7. More
July 06, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that three of the college's students placed within the top 10 at the 2012 National Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference. More
July 06, 2012 -- University of Houston's Honors College will host a Phi Beta Kappa Honors Academy for Houston high school students on July 14. More
July 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University Chief Economist Mark Dotzour has found that investors are moving toward investments in gold and income-producing real estate, such as farmland, due to what he says is a "lack of faith" in the ability of Congress to balance the budget. More
July 06, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has signed a new articulation agreement with the University of Texas at Dallas to provide transfer opportunities for students at the college continuing their education at the university. More
July 06, 2012 -- Lamar University conferred 1,299 degrees during its May 2012 commencement ceremonies. More
July 06, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a blood drive in honor of Cheryl Knape on July 16 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
July 06, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently participated in a hearing held in Austin on career and technical education. More
July 05, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently received affirmation of its re-accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. More
July 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland recently presented a poster developed by a graphic arts student, which was adopted by the City of La Marque as the city's official historical poster. More
July 05, 2012 -- The Texas A&M Foundation recently received a $3 million pledge from Tony and Zoe Buzbee of Friendswood in support of the Corps of Cadets' Quadrangle renovation project. More
July 04, 2012 -- Two teams of physicists at the Cern laboratory near Geneva are preparing today to announce their latest efforts to discover the Higgs bosun, which has been described as the "God particle". More
July 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the General Rudder, the university's new training vessel for its Texas Maritime Academy, will visit Port Arthur on July 9-12. More
July 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University-Galveston's Texas Maritime Academy will host public tours of the T/S General Rudder, the academy's new training vessel, on July 9 at the Port of Port Arthur. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 14 grants totaling nearly $1 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday received a report regarding the college's Registered Nursing Program. More
July 02, 2012 -- A study on adolescent sexual behavior, with a focus on “sexting”, by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers is featured in today’s issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System today released the results of the MGT of America management review of the university system's offices. More
July 02, 2012 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that the university has been awarded a $3.2 million, five-year grant from the United States Department of Education to improve support systems and opportunities for first-year, first-generation Hispanic college students. More
July 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it is helping provide students with a "seamless" transition to four-year colleges or universities through transfer planning and articulation agreements with other institutions. More
June 29, 2012 -- The University of Houston Law Center's health law experts have analyzed the United States Supreme Court's ruling on the Obama Administration health care law. More
June 29, 2012 -- University of Houston has announced that new research conducted at the university's Anxiety Disorder Clinic has found that cognitive-behavioral therapy, used in conjunction with "transdiagnostic" approach, provides the most improvement in patients with phobias or obsessive compulsive disorder. More
June 29, 2012 -- Alyssa Tinsley has been recognized for her efforts as the Social Media Coordinator at San Jacinto College. More
June 29, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will mark the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act on July 2. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on Friday in the Board's Annex located on campus. More
June 28, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate student Juan Garcia has received a fellowship to study in Lebanon. More
June 28, 2012 -- Two graduate students from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been selected as Schweitzer Fellows. More
June 27, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today reported on improvements researchers have made to an experimental vaccine for the Rift Valley Fever virus. More
June 27, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a Industrial Craft Career Exploration eight-day camp on July 23 through August 2. More
June 26, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa today issued a statement regarding a decision by the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees not to sell real estate to UT for future use as the university's Brownsville campus. More
June 26, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university will enter into a strategic partnership with Texas Wesleyan University to form the Texas A&M School of Law at Texas Wesleyan University. More
June 26, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to extend Interim President Dr. Larry Durrence’s contract for an additional 30 days for a period beginning July 1. More
June 25, 2012 -- Students with the University of Houston-Clear Lake recently returned from a trip to study Egypt's politics and life following the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. More
June 23, 2012 -- The Bill and Johnnie Grantham Scholarship in Nursing has been established at Lamar University. More
June 22, 2012 -- Soroptimist International of Alvin recently presented grants, scholarships and awards during its End of Year Luncheon. More
June 22, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp on Thursday announced that Compass Group USA has been awarded a contract to operate the university's dining services, building maintenance, landscape services and custodial services for locations in Brazos County. More
June 21, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently helped identify a heart problem for a volunteer during a cardiovascular scan conducted as instruction for students in the college's DCVS class. More
June 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College is holding its EnergyVenture Camp during the summer for middle and high school students interested in careers within the energy industry. More
June 21, 2012 -- A Rice University scientist is a part of a team that has published research regarding superconductors. More
June 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has won awards from the New Mexico American Marketing Association and the New Mexico Advertising Federation for its advertising campaign centered on the slogan "Invent Yourself". More
June 20, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Business today issued a statement on the Institute for a Competitive Workforce's "Leaders and Laggards" report regarding grades for the state's universities and community colleges. More
June 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a project developed by the university to provide safe, drinkable water for people in poor regions in America and around the world will be featured at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. More
June 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Professor William Merrell warns that hurricanes that form in the Gulf of Mexico during June can develop into "surprisingly strong storms" and "tend to catch gulf residents off guard". More
June 20, 2012 -- Several 2012 Ball High School graduates who participated in the Galveston College TRiO-Upward Bound program have been accepted to colleges and universities throughout Texas. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation on Monday announced that a memorial scholarship has been established honoring former nursing major Minh-Dang Nguyen. More
June 19, 2012 -- The State Auditor's Office has found College of the Mainland to be in full compliance with the Public Funds Investment Act and reporting requirements for the 2011 fiscal year. More
June 19, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education will offer "on-the-spot" admission decisions and waive application fees for students interested in careers in education during the school's showcase on June 28. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System, today announced that the A&M System has been awarded a contract to develop one of three U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing. More
June 18, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston physician Dr. Abbey B. Berenson, who is the Ruth Hargrave M.D. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as director for the Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health, has conducted research on why adolescent girls who begin vaccinations for Human Papillomavirus do not complete the series of three that is required for protection from anogenital cancers, including cervical cancer. More
June 15, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published research connecting DNA repair to a key signaling network. More
June 15, 2012 -- Galveston College has awarded its scholarships for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters. More
June 15, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., on Thursday participated in the National Research Council Committee on Research Universities' panel in Washington to discuss a new report on the future of United States academic research. More
June 14, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study conducted by researchers with the university finds that homicide rates increase in states with "stand your ground" laws. More
June 14, 2012 -- Lamar University has named Jason Henderson as director of athletics. More
June 14, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that cadets in the college's Firefighter Training Academy all passed the Texas Commission on Fire Protection's basic suppression exam. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to elect George Black as chair of the board, Armin Cantini as vice chair, and Raymond Lewis, Jr. as Secretary. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Galveston College TRiO-Upward Bound Class of 2012 recently graduated from Ball High School. More
June 13, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have created a new method for analyzing genetic data and won a distinguished paper award for their article. More
June 12, 2012 -- Rice University Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering Pedro Alvarez has been awarded the Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for excellence in water research by the National Water Research Institute. More
June 12, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university's Institute for the Medical Humanities has been named winner of the Cornerstone Award from the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. More
June 12, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a hurricane preparedness seminar on June 28 at the college's Theatre. More
June 12, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has spotlighted chemist and former student Daniel Romo for his work on synthetic manipulation of natural products in fighting human diseases. More
June 12, 2012 -- Lamar University has announced the Mirabeau Scholarship recipients for the fall 2012 semester. More
June 12, 2012 -- The ExxonMobil Future Leaders Summer Youth Program, conducted by the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, will begin on Tuesday at Lamar University. More
June 12, 2012 -- College of the Mainland students have been inspired to mentor high school students. More
June 11, 2012 -- Lamar University and CHRISTUS Hospital recently hosted area high school students at their campuses to learn about the nursing profession. More
June 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the college's financial reports. More
June 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has received federal grant funds for the Upward Bound program. More
June 11, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that it has ranked first in the nation by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine for graduating Hispanic master's degree students in education. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System today hosted a ceremony at the Texas A&M International University campus in Laredo to name its new Success Center in honor of Texas State Senator Judith Zaffirini. More
June 11, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold an online job fair on June 26 as part of a search for adjunct instructors to teach online through the college's distance education program. More
June 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host its University Transfer Day event on Wednesday at the Central Campus. More
June 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that former San Jacinto Times reporter Miranda Jenkins and contributor Ryan McKnight have recently received honorable mentions by the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association for their work in editorial cartoons and news features. More
June 11, 2012 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education Department is holding a Nurse Aide for Health Care fast track course and an introductory course for Microsoft Excel during the summer. More
June 11, 2012 -- New for this year’s Juneteenth Celebration in Galveston County is the Historic Mainland Bus Tour. Participants (limited to 47) will be transported by air-conditioned, charter buses to two remarkable mainland sites - Stringfellow Orchards and the 1867 Settlement. Guides will welcome visitors to each site and give a history of the property. More
June 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College South Campus students studying the maritime industry recently visited the Wallenius-Wilhelmsen Lines at the Port of Galveston. More
June 08, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has established an exchange program with University of Palermo, with a goal to eventually offer a doctorate program recognized in America and Europe. More
June 08, 2012 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that a team of researchers have created a "nanocable", a coaxial cable approximately a thousand times smaller than a human hair, that has higher capacitance than other microcapacitors, and could be used in energy storage. More
June 08, 2012 -- Galveston College TRiO-Upward Bound Class of 2012 recently graduated from Ball High School. More
June 07, 2012 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday hosted a viewing event at the college's observatory for students and residents to view Venus as it passed in front of the sun. More
June 07, 2012 -- Lamar University accounting students recently received excellence awards from the Southeast Texas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. More
June 07, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently provided scholarship funds to University of Houston-Clear Lake's Kids U program. More
June 07, 2012 -- Galveston College will host a two-day "Presentation Survivor Course" workshop beginning June 25. More
June 07, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university and UCLA have unveiled a new data-encoding scheme that reduced the energy needed to write data onto new memory cards using "phase-change memory". More
June 07, 2012 -- Galveston College today announced that the college's testing center has been named an official testing center for the Pearson Vue exams. More
June 07, 2012 -- BP has donated $15,000 to Collegiate High School at College of the Mainland. More
June 06, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp on June 10-22. More
June 06, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of Geography Deanna Schmidt recently received a 2012 Research Fellowship through the Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs. More
June 06, 2012 -- Rice University today announced the launch of a new online tool, the Storm Risk Calculator, for use in providing hurricane risk assessments for homes in Harris County. More
June 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today held a ceremony officially naming its new training vessel as the "General Rudder", and has provided a history on the university's training vessels, which began with the first "Texas Clipper", a former World War II transport ship, that sailed for the university from 1965 to 1994. More
June 06, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined researchers with Rice University to unveil the "Storm Risk Calculator", a new online tool for mapping hurricane hazard threats. More
June 06, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Nancy Hutchinson, a children's center teacher at the South Campus, has been named a national finalist in the child care center staff category of the Bammy Awards. More
June 06, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education has received a $1.5 million Collaborating in the Academic Success for All grant through the United States Department of Education. More
June 06, 2012 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that Marta Fairclough, director of the Spanish as a Heritage Language Program at the university, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholars grant to research Croatian as a heritage language at the University of Zagreb in Croatia. More
June 06, 2012 -- A University of Houston-Clear Lake delegation recently competed at the National University Model Arab League in Washington, D.C. More
June 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a Juneteenth celebration on June 19 in the college's Learning Center Auditorium. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on Friday. More
June 05, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa today participated in a roundtable discussion at The White House concerning the transparency of college and university costs to students and their families. More
June 05, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently named five physicians as Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumni. More
June 05, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees will hold public forums on Thursday to gather public input from the community, students and employees concerning the criteria and credentials for the college’s next president. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Laura Recovery Center has awarded the 2012 Laura Smither Scholarship to Ellen Zhou. More
June 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland and the Safety Council of Texas City have partnered to launch the Electrical Skills Training program. More
June 04, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a delegation from Korea's Changwon National University. More
June 04, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently raised more than $16,000 for scholarships at its Mainland Heroes Gala. More
June 04, 2012 -- Lamar University named M.J. Daffue as Male Senior Athlete of the Year and Lisa Hance as Female Athlete of the Year during the university's end of year awards presentation on Saturday. More
June 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will hold a number of summer camps and classes for kids throughout the summer. More
June 02, 2012 -- Dr. Kevin H. Merkley has joined the University of Texas Medical Branch Eye Center in Galveston. More
June 02, 2012 -- Project GRAD will hold a series of College Institutes at various universities in the Houston area from June through August. More
June 01, 2012 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education department will kick off its summer camps on Monday. More
June 01, 2012 -- A team of students at Lamar University will have an experiment flown aboard NASA's reduced gravity aircraft in June. More
June 01, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry recently appointed San Jacinto College Contract Administrator Dietrich von Biedenfeld to the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities. More
June 01, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently received a $923,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
June 01, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted to approve a redistricting plan for the board's single member trustee districts. More
June 01, 2012 -- Rice University researchers have published a study finding that new materials could help electricity producers reduce costs associated with removing carbon dioxide from power plant emissions. More
June 01, 2012 -- Lamar University implemented a smoke-free campus policy, which took effect today, prohibiting the use of tobacco products on the premises of the institution. More
June 01, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a meeting on June 7 to gather public input on determining the criteria and credentials for the college's next president. More
May 31, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will hold a series of Ready, Set, College! workshops from June 19 through July 31 on campus. More
May 31, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's School of Medicine has named six finalists for the 2012 Gold-Headed Cane Award. More
May 31, 2012 -- Fifteen students from the College of the Mainland Police Academy have graduated this spring. More
May 31, 2012 -- A total of 140 Lamar University students have graduated with honors this spring. More
May 31, 2012 -- Two couples, Michael and Sarah Dudley and Jesus and Dennisa Reyna, have graduated from San Jacinto College. More
May 30, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold graduation ceremonies on Saturday for students that began their degrees in 2008, when Hurricane Ike struck the island. More
May 30, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a ceremony on June 6 to dedicate and name its new training vessel, the General Rudder. More
May 30, 2012 -- Dr. Jennifer Arnold, star of "The Little Couple", will be the keynote speaker at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine commencement ceremony, which will take place on June 2 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
May 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for its GED program in its Gym. More
May 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for its Law Enforcement Academy in its Gym. More
May 29, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will launch its associate degree program in maritime technology in the fall in order to prepare the workforce for employment demands anticipated in the industry due to the expansion of the Panama Canal. More
May 29, 2012 -- Texas Southern University is signing an agreement with the Chinese government to establish an international Confucius Institute at the university, which will offer academic and cultural programs related to Chinese language and cultures. More
May 29, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District has announced a partnership with Galveston College to offer free dual credit classes to students. More
May 28, 2012 -- The 64th Annual Conference and Expo of NAFSA: Association of International Educators begins on Tuesday at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. More
May 26, 2012 -- Fred Khoury has been awarded the 2012 Exceptional Service Award by Galveston College. More
May 26, 2012 -- Seven-year-old Ryan Rouineb walked during University of Houston-Clear Lake's spring Commencement Ceremony in honor of his uncle, John Lawrence, who died unexpectedly during spring break. More
May 25, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston marine biology professor Dr. Sammy Ray will be recognized with a Harte's Heroes Award on June 8 at the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi. More
May 25, 2012 -- Galveston College recently presented the Exceptional Service Award for 2012 to Kay Reagan and the Technical and Professional Service Award to Mary Lee Guthier. More
May 24, 2012 -- Alvin Community College Board of Regents Chair Pete Nash on Tuesday administered the oath of office to regents James DeWitt, Bel Sanchez and Doyle Swindell to new terms in office. More
May 23, 2012 -- Rice University physicists have released a study on NASA's Cassini spacecraft near Saturn. More
May 21, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities has launched a new English enhancement classes for Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers of children with autism. More
May 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently raised $200,000 in support of student scholarships at the college's 50th anniversary gala. More
May 21, 2012 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education Department will host a variety of youth summer camps beginning June 4. More
May 21, 2012 -- Rice University researchers have found a method to reversibly alter electronic properties in vanadium oxide by utilizing hydrogen, allowing the material to change from an electric insulator to a conductor. More
May 18, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has established a Distinguished Alumni Award, and has named Dickinson Mayor Julie Masters, attorney Mark Ciavaglia and Dr. Troy Sybert as the first recipients. More
May 18, 2012 -- Galveston College has issued a reminder that the college has a Universal Access program, an assistance program that is available for high school, home-schooled, or GED graduates. More
May 18, 2012 -- Researchers with the Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have advised Texas residents along the coast to remain on guard despite predictions of a less active hurricane season this year. More
May 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Bill W. and Dr. Bob" on May 24. More
May 17, 2012 -- Rice University researchers have unveiled an "inexact" computer chip that improves upon power and resource efficiency by allowing for occasional errors. More
May 16, 2012 -- Alvin Community College radio station KACC will kick off its Live Summer Concert Series on June 7 with a performance by Mary Smith and Mystique. More
May 16, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a variety of summer camps for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. More
May 16, 2012 -- Lamar University has named James Esser as Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for 2012. More
May 16, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will provide free screening mammograms for uninsured residents of Galveston County at events on May 20 and June 3. More
May 16, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has given tips on beach safety from beach expert Amie Hufton. More
May 16, 2012 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday held a ceremony in recognition of National Police Week. More
May 16, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Tuesday introduced the Securing the Talent America Requires for the 21st Century, or "STAR Act", legislation. More
May 15, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today awarded $3 million to various community colleges and technical institutes throughout the state as part of the Jobs and Education for Texans program. More
May 15, 2012 -- Students from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and San Jacinto College North recently participated in NASA's Microgravity University - Systems Engineering Educational Discovery program. More
May 14, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host its Eighth Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday at the Bayou Golf Club in Texas City. More
May 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold auditions on Wednesday and Thursday for its summer children's theatre productions. More
May 14, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that it will confer degrees on Saturday to the university's largest class of students enrolled in its Doctor of Audiology program since the program's inception. More
May 14, 2012 -- University of Houston today announced that it will launch a new Arab Studies Program, and has named Emran El-Badawi as the program's first director. More
May 14, 2012 -- San Jacinto College was recently selected as the only two-year college to participate in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's reduced gravity education flight program. More
May 14, 2012 -- Rice University severe-storm expert Phil Bedient and researchers with the Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center have published "Lessons from Hurricane Ike", a book providing information on the center's study of the storm and options for addressing storm damage risks in the future. More
May 11, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that the university is ending its two-year associate degree nursing program. More
May 11, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted an award ceremony for Respiratory Care students. More
May 11, 2012 -- Eye specialists at the University of Texas Medical Branch will host a Summer Learning Series throughout the summer at the Health Eye Center in Friendswood. More
May 11, 2012 -- Dr. Cheryl Fasullo of San Jacinto College has been awarded a certificate of appreciation and medallion from Mothers Against Drunk Driving. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted 5-0-1, with Dr. Greg Roof abstaining, to approve an instructional agreement with Galveston Independent School District for dual credit/early admissions enrollment classes for the 2012-2013 school year. More
May 10, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that graduate students Matt Abernathy and Ron Wooten have been awarded the Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship from the Texas Outdoor Writers Association. More
May 10, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a community health fair on Saturday at the UTMB Health Specialty Care Center in League City. More
May 10, 2012 -- Lamar University will present results of the Faculty Learning Communities at an event on Monday. More
May 10, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa on Wednesday inducted more than 75 new members into the honor society. More
May 10, 2012 -- Lamar University men's basketball assistant coach Joseph Price has accepted the head coaching position at Grambling State University. More
May 10, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central president Dr. H. Neil Matkin has accepted the executive vice president position at the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. More
May 10, 2012 -- The University of Houston System has announced a reorganization of the system's government relations office. More
May 09, 2012 -- Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp will serve as speaker for Thursday's commencement convocation, which precedes five graduation ceremonies at the university. More
May 09, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host spring commencement ceremonies on May 17 for almost 300 graduates. More
May 09, 2012 -- Galveston College will offer a belly dancing class beginning June 11. More
May 09, 2012 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education department will offer summer enrichment camps beginning June 4. More
May 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has been named one of the top community colleges in the country and a finalist for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence from the Aspen Institute. More
May 08, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that research conducted by the university has found that human papillomavirus vaccine completion rates among girls is low, and has dropped since the vaccine was approved in 2006. More
May 08, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have published research regarding the possibility that a diabetes drug could treat a leading cause of blindness. More
May 08, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 07, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that university women's soccer coach Dewi Hardman has resigned. More
May 07, 2012 -- Galveston College is holding early registration for the college's 2012 summer and fall classes. More
May 07, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Friday announced that former soccer forward Roy Hernandez has signed on to play for F.C. Excelsior, a professional soccer team in Mexico. More
May 07, 2012 -- Lamar University recently named Carey Bailey and Kevin Barbay as coaches for the university's football team. More
May 07, 2012 -- Lamar University will hold a variety of sports camps during the summer. More
May 07, 2012 -- Lamar University's Phi Beta Delta honor society recently inducted 16 new students and 8 faculty members into the Beta Xi chapter. More
May 07, 2012 -- Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston, who weathered Hurricane Ike in the 1870 Merchants Mutual Insurance Building in the Strand Historic District where he conceived the Ike Dike, visited with Guidry News Service about storm surge protection. More
May 06, 2012 -- Supply Chain Industrial Distribution Organization has recognized Professor James Lamb, adjunct professor of Logistics at the University of Houston, as Adjunct Faculty of the Year for his dedication and continuous support to the members. More
May 05, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education has announced the streamlining of one of its degree programs as well as the addition of a weekend cohort. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Galveston College Culinary Arts Program recently received a donation from the Foundation of Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs for scholarships. More
May 04, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Mike Villareal issued a statement regarding tuition increases approved by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
May 04, 2012 -- Texas A&M University and the University of Texas System will launch a joint project in June to build a new library facility at Texas A&M's Riverside Campus. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Lamar University Dance Team will perform at the eighth annual Cabaret des Reves on Saturday at the Jefferson Theatre. More
May 03, 2012 -- University of Houston professor Simon G. Bott has been selected as a Piper Professor of 2012 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. More
May 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved tuition and fee rates for the next two years. More
May 03, 2012 -- Four University of Texas at Austin students have been awarded the Regents' Outstanding Student Awards in Arts and Humanities by The University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
May 03, 2012 -- Officials at the University of Texas Medical Branch today announced details of a $9 million pledge by The Moody Foundation of Galveston to support traumatic brain injury research at UTMB. More
May 03, 2012 -- Galveston College recently received an innovation award from the Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund Board. More
May 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that an estimates of preterm births, show that 15 million babies are born too soon, and that 1.1 million of those born prematurely die shortly after birth. More
May 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today voted to authorize plans to establish medical schools in Austin and South Texas. More
May 03, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology utility line students will participate in the annual Lineman Rodeo on Friday at the Frank Robinson Center in Silsbee, Texas. More
May 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents has received an update on the Transformation In Medical Education initiative. More
May 03, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday said that the University of Texas of the Permian Basin's proposal for a $10,000 undergraduate degree program will play a critical role in Texas' prosperity in the years and decades to come. More
May 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host the third annual Aggie STEM Summer Camp for middle and high school students from June 10 through 22; Registration is currently open. More
May 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will award 33 degrees during its 44th commencement ceremony on Friday in Levin Hall. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has discussed the college's involvement with Pearland Independent School District's plans to open a third campus. More
May 02, 2012 -- The University of Texas of the Permian Basin will offer the Texas Science Scholar undergraduate degree program beginning in Fall 2012. More
May 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will introduce a dental assisting program in the Fall 2012 semester. More
May 02, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently joined residents in volunteer efforts to identify sea turtle tracks and nests on Galveston beaches. More
May 01, 2012 -- Lamar University's Dishman Art Museum in Beaumont will host the "Body Work" Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis show from May 4 through 11. More
May 01, 2012 -- Lamar University's A Cappella Choir will present their spring concert, "Love yoU", on Sunday at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. More
May 01, 2012 -- The University of Houston today announced a partnership with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for the opening of the Center for Health Equity and Evaluation Research to perform health disparities research. More
May 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has spotlighted chemist Hong-Cai "Joe" Zhou, whose research into materials known as metal-organic frameworks could provide cleaner energy through a new carbon-capture technique. More
May 01, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host an open house regarding the college's leisure learning courses on May 17 at the Central Campus Interactive Learning Center. More
May 01, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-2-1, with Clemon Prevost and Bennie Matthews opposed, and Rosalie Kettler abstaining, to approve the re-appointment of its contract staff members, with changes that included the non-renewal of some contracts. More
May 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University professor Valerie M. Hudson has published a book contending that the treatment of women is key to world peace. More
April 30, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host free skin cancer screenings on Saturday in Galveston and League City. More
April 30, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a Be The Match Drive on Wednesday. More
April 30, 2012 -- Four Lamar University golfers have been named to the All-Southland Conference Team. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System's Office of Technology Commercialization recently presented Patent Awards to several university employees whose inventions were granted patent protection. More
April 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host several free concerts during May at its North and Central campuses. More
April 30, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa has announced a decision to allow University of Texas El Paso to proceed with negotiating contracts to host the Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. and Andy Lee boxing match at the Sun Bowl. More
April 28, 2012 -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $9 million grant to the University of Houston's Texas Center for Learning Disabilities. More
April 27, 2012 -- Lamar University will begin judging for the "What's Your Big Idea" Challenge competition on Saturday. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Lamar University Writing Center will host poetry readings by faculty members and students on Monday in celebration of National Poetry Month. More
April 27, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate student Brittany King recently participated in the Clinton Global Initiative. More
April 27, 2012 -- Rice University recently received the Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction from Science magazine for its "Beyond Traditional Borders" engineering education program. More
April 27, 2012 -- Lamar University has announced that Andrew Greenberg, a student at the university, will serve as a student regent at the Texas State University System Board of Regents. More
April 27, 2012 -- Congressman Pete Olson recently toured the Pearland Center of Alvin Community College on Tuesday. More
April 26, 2012 -- Alvin Community College has finalized a deal to refinance $8.9 million in bonds. More
April 26, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold a grand opening and dedication ceremony on Monday for the new Seibel Student Services Center. More
April 26, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston will host Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath to deliver the keynote address of the university's 17th Annual Structural Biology Symposium on Friday. More
April 26, 2012 -- Dr. Jennifer Arnold will be the keynote speaker at the School of Medicine commencement ceremony on June 2 at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
April 25, 2012 -- The School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold its 2012 commencement ceremony on Friday at Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced that John "Quinten" Womack of Mission, Texas has been appointed to serve as the system's next student regent. More
April 25, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today appointed 11 student regents to various universities across the state as well as the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
April 24, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston students and Galveston residents recently participated in training to learn how to find and save endangered sea turtles. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host the lecture Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston on May 17. More
April 23, 2012 -- An international team including Texas A&M University has installed the first of three Antarctic Survey Telescopes at the Chinese Kunlun Station at Dome Argus on the Antarctic Plateau. More
April 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today recognized Dr. Chen Xu on her being chosen to receive the 2012 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research. More
April 23, 2012 -- Alvin Community College today announced that it has been listed in the top 10 percent of community colleges in the country in rankings released by the Aspen Institute. More
April 23, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour on Tuesday at Landes Auditorium. More
April 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Saturday re-opened the Memorial Student Center after being closed for almost three years for renovation and expansion. More
April 22, 2012 -- The Ocean Star Offshore Museum held a special reception in Galveston on Friday to kick off its 15th anniversary celebration including a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new exhibit and a donation of $10,000 provided by the Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board. More
April 22, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Fine Arts Gallery will host the spring Student Art Show through April 30. More
April 22, 2012 -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $9 million grant to the University of Houston's Texas Center for Learning Disabilities. More
April 22, 2012 -- The Galveston College Art Department will host the 32nd Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition in the Fine Arts Gallery from May 1 through July 31. More
April 22, 2012 -- Deborah Maceo, physical education facility lecturer at Texas A&M University at Galveston has been selected as one of 24 outstanding members of the university’s faculty and staff to receive The Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. More
April 21, 2012 -- There was a large turnout on Friday for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Jennie Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
April 20, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that assistant professor Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the March of Dimes Foundation. More
April 20, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is accepting applications through May 4 for scholarships through the Gulf Coast Workforce Board-Workforce Solutions for those in the licensed child care field. More
April 20, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today received a commitment of $25.5 million from The Moody Foundation of Galveston to support research opportunities and construction of the new Jennie Sealy Hospital. More
April 20, 2012 -- Lamar University on Thursday hosted its 2012 Brooks Conference at the Montagne Center. More
April 20, 2012 -- Galveston College will open a new Engineering Program in Fall 2012. More
April 20, 2012 -- Children throughout Texas recently participated in the Purple Up! for Military Kids initiative, held by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. More
April 20, 2012 -- Nine San Jacinto College students have been inducted into the College's paralegal honor society, Lambda Epsilon Chi. More
April 20, 2012 -- San Jacinto College North professor Leigh-Anne Williams has been named the 2011 Educator of the Year by the Texas Intercollegiate Forensics Association. More
April 19, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a Muster ceremony on Saturday at the McCloy Arena, with Lieutenant General Randolph W. House delivering the keynote speech. More
April 19, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college is reinstating its construction management program at the North Campus. More
April 18, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will observe Muster, the tradition of honoring Aggies who died during the year, on April 21 at various sites around the world. More
April 17, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday for the new Jennie Sealy Hospital. More
April 17, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today opened a new Children's Hospital on the 10th floor of the John Sealy Hospital. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Committee on Finance will meet on Friday to discuss recommendations on tuition and fees for the system's universities and the health science center for 2013. More
April 17, 2012 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Dance Unleashed" tonight and on Wednesday at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
April 17, 2012 -- Lamar University is holding voting online through April 27 for students to vote on a self-imposed fee increase to fund the construction of a new student center. More
April 17, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a financial aid workshop on April 30. More
April 17, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has named Vice Chancellor for Learning and Student Success Dr. Laurel Williamson as interim president of the college's South campus. More
April 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's History Department is hosting a panel discussion of Civil War Events, 1862 (national, state and local). Thursday April 19, 2012, 12:30pm until 2pm in L-131. Sam Collins, III will serve as moderator. The event is free and open to the public. More
April 16, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the 2012 Brooks Conference on Thursday in the Montagne center. More
April 16, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host a re-dedication ceremony on Saturday for the expanded and renovated Memorial Student Center. More
April 14, 2012 -- Luay Nakhleh of Rice University has won the Guggenheim Fellowship. More
April 14, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host the 2012 Ansary Foreign Policy Conference, "Global Trends 2030: The Future of American Power", from May 1 through 3. More
April 14, 2012 -- Aleksandar Mladenovic of Belgrade, Serbia recently visited University of Houston-Clear Lake to judge the work of the university's Bachelor of Fine Arts students; The students' creations are featured through May 17 in the university's Exhibition Area. More
April 14, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University at Galveston Sea Life Facility has announced the name of its first rescued Kemp's Ridley sea turtle. More
April 13, 2012 -- Lamar University will host faculty development workshops on April 19-20. More
April 13, 2012 -- Lamar University has provided an update on the progress of work on the softball field at Ford Park in Beaumont, which is being renovated for next season. More
April 13, 2012 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will host "Visas for Freedom: Spanish Diplomats and the Holocaust", April 14-29 to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed on April 19. More
April 13, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is accepting nominations for the 2012 Alumni Association Awards. More
April 13, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District graduate Marquis Alexander has been appointed as the commander of Texas A&M University's Corps of Cadets; Alexander is the first African-American student to be appointed to this post at the university. More
April 12, 2012 -- Former First Lady Barbara Bush on Thursday launched a new preschool education partnership between The Malvern School and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University in College Station. More
April 12, 2012 -- Lamar University's public radio station, KVLU, will host "An Evening of Jazz with Gerald Beckett" on May 11. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to reappoint full time faculty for the 2012-2013 school year. More
April 12, 2012 -- Lamar University has honored Jerry Lin as its 2012 University Professor. More
April 12, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has presented its Community Partnership Awards. More
April 12, 2012 -- Lamar University alumna Ann Die Hasselmo has created the Lamar University Faculty Excellence Endowment. More
April 10, 2012 -- The Houston National College Fair will be held on Thursday at the Reliant Center. More
April 10, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College 5th Annual Leadership Conference will feature Dayna Steele, a radio personality, entrepreneur and author, who will talk about what she calls “rock star principles” and how most successful people, including some musicians, use those qualities. More
April 09, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host Australian National University Professor Brian P. Schmidt on Thursday for a lecture on the discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating. More
April 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have released a study that identifies predictors of re-hospitalization among post-acute stroke patients. More
April 09, 2012 -- Lamar University, in partnership with INVISTA, will host a market-based management workshop on May 22. More
April 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. More
April 09, 2012 -- The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum in Galveston will celebrate its 15th anniversary on April 27, 2012. More
April 09, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that a study conducted by researchers with the university has found that plants can use the sense of touch to fight off fungal infections and insects. More
April 08, 2012 -- The UTMB Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health celebrated National Public Health Week, "A Healthier America Begins Today", by hosting a Public Health Symposium. More
April 06, 2012 -- Beverly Gammill of Galveston College has been awarded the 2012 Personal Excellence Award. More
April 06, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted photographers from the Czech Republic-Slovak Republic during a reception and panel discussion about "Reconnecting Through Photography: Czech Republic-Slovak Republic", the university's current exhibition. More
April 06, 2012 -- San Jacinto College held its 2012 job expo this week, with 64 companies attending the event. More
April 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University's Texas Aggie Storm Chasers are preparing to spot severe storms with the year's high temperatures creating strong storms. More
April 06, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that a study by a geochemist at the university has provided clues of where to find caches of copper might be found in the earth. More
April 06, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a screening of an episode of the documentary series Art21 on April 26. More
April 06, 2012 -- Galveston College Nuclear Medicine Technology students will be attending the 57th annual meeting of the Southwest Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine on April 19-22 in Galveston. More
April 05, 2012 -- Galveston College will host a "Meet the Candidates Forum" on April 12, a Spring Music Recital on May 2 and will co-hostEducationFest2012 on April 21. More
April 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College South Vice President for Learning Dr. Toni Pendergrass has accepted a position as president of San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico. More
April 05, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted to approve settlements of $5,000 each with Steve D. Ames and Raymond R. Weurtz. More
April 05, 2012 -- Lamar University on Wednesday named 10 students who will serve as Lamar Ambassadors for the 2012-2013 academic year. More
April 04, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a Special Needs Family Carnival on April 29 at the university's Alumni Plaza. More
April 04, 2012 -- Rice University and the University of Pennsylvania have received a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create programs that can observe and learn from human programmers and assist in writing code faster and with fewer errors. More
April 04, 2012 -- The National Communication Association has published a study that finds college students who frequently text message during class have difficulty staying attentive to lectures and risk having poor learning outcomes. More
April 03, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System has completed negotiations for a renewal contract with Medco Health Solutions Inc., which will be effective September 1. More
April 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Marine Biology professor and department head Dr. John Schwarz has received The Association of Former Students 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. More
April 03, 2012 -- Two University of Houston professors have received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More
April 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a public health symposium on Thursday at the William F. Levin Hall Dining Room. More
April 03, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to accept a draft resolution plan for the redistricting of the college’s single member trustee districts. More
April 02, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today named Dr. James Hallmark as vice chancellor for academic affairs for the university system. More
April 02, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that its SkillsUSA team won 11 gold medals from the 2012 College/Post-Secondary SkillsUSA State Championships. More
April 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received an $87,808 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide skills training for the PolyOne Corporation. More
April 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $616,865 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide United States Coast Guard approved mariner training for nine area companies. More
April 02, 2012 -- The Dishman Art Museum, on the campus of Lamar University, will offer free tours of the Eisenstadt collection on Thursdays in April in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the exhibit. More
March 30, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, in her trade mission to Brazil, today joined Lone Star College System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter in signing a partnership agreement between the college and Instituto Brasileiro de Petroleo, Brazil's Institute of Petroleum, to further opportunities in training oil and gas workers. More
March 30, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a meeting on Monday to discuss legal and personnel matters. More
March 30, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Art Gallery and The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host an exhibit of works from students enrolled in Houston area community colleges, April 19 through May 17 at the arts alliance center. More
March 30, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Astronaut Michael Fossum as one of the speakers at the university's "Small Talk, Big Ideas" event on April 17. More
March 30, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that it has partnered with IBM to build the first IBM "Blue Gene" supercomputer in Texas. More
March 30, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is currently seeking votes for a new mascot; The deadline to vote is April 6. More
March 29, 2012 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Lone Star College System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter on Thursday signed two memorandums of understanding in Brazil. More
March 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted the "ACC Throw-A-Thon", with students, employees, artists and other members of the community spinning 111 pottery pieces to be donated to the Empty Bowls Houston project. More
March 29, 2012 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced that it has awarded more than $90.1 million to the state for work on the University of Texas Medical Branch's Healthcare Core Complex to repair damage caused during Hurricane Ike. More
March 29, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Healthcare Student Association will host its Spring Forum 2012 event on April 11. More
March 29, 2012 -- Lamar University's Industrial Carillon will present "An Evening with Rodney Rogers", the final concert of the season's Living Composer Series, on April 16. More
March 29, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that it will launch an early college high school with Sheldon Independent School District in the Fall semester. More
March 29, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of free concerts during April at all three of the college's campuses. More
March 27, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston has advised that it will hold a simulated shooting incident on campus on Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. More
March 27, 2012 -- Texas A&M University alumnus Don Walsh recently advised movie director James Cameron's trip to the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. More
March 26, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the "Small Talk, Big Ideas" breakfast event on April 17 in the university's Bayou Building Forest Room. More
March 26, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has inducted forty new members. More
March 26, 2012 -- Lamar University will host Caki Wilkinson, poet and winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, for a reading on Thursday. More
March 26, 2012 -- University of Houston will host Alexandra Stern, a professor in the history of medicine, on April 9 to present the John P. McGovern Endowed Lecture in Family, Health and Human Values. More
March 23, 2012 -- San Jacinto College is participating with groups around the world in holding events during the 200th anniversary of the birth of author Charles Dickens. More
March 23, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Wednesday unveiled a new electric vehicle charging station, installed through a partnership with Entergy Texas, Inc., at the institute's parking lot. More
March 23, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday voted to approve a new casualty-liability and property insurance policy with Victory Insurance, with annual premium of $572,489. More
March 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that Monarch butterfly numbers will be decreased by as much as 30 percent this year as they travel from Mexico through Texas. More
March 22, 2012 -- The results of a recent bryophyte survey in Big Thicket National Preserve have been released. More
March 22, 2012 -- University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair Gene Powell today named the members of a search advisory committee charged with interviewing candidates for the next president of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. More
March 22, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its annual Big Event on Saturday in Galveston and surrounding communities. More
March 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host the sixth annual International Business and Logistics Conference on April 5 at the Slovacek Student Center on the North Campus. More
March 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college has purchased 13 acres of waterfront property along the Port of Houston to build a facility for maritime vessel operation training. More
March 21, 2012 -- Lamar University will present Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" from March 30 through 31 in the Rothwell Recital Hall. More
March 20, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have found that the odds of ischemic heart disease are increased in women whose full-term babies are small for their gestational age. More
March 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will participate in CollegeWeekLive, an online college fair held March 21-22 where prospective students can meet with admissions and financial aid representatives. More
March 20, 2012 -- Alvin Community College on Monday announced that the college's completion rate among first-time, full-time students increased to 12.9 percent in 2010. More
March 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host Student Research Week through Friday. More
March 19, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted its first collaborative meeting of directors of special education from area school districts to discuss issues and trends in special education. More
March 19, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received recognition from the National Association for Developmental Education. More
March 19, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central's music department will host the Young Artist Competition for Piano and Voice on March 24. More
March 19, 2012 -- Lamar University recently created a new Undergraduate Advising Center to assist students in succeeding at college. More
March 19, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that the Mahabubnagar District of India plans to adopt 50,000 units of the I-slate, an educational tablet device, which was developed by a consortium including software and hardware experts from the university. More
March 16, 2012 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that it is expanding its "CSI: Web Adventures" educational online game. More
March 16, 2012 -- The Dishman Art Museum on the campus of Lamar University will host the exhibit, "Curious Creatures: Art by Ursula Vernon", on April 4-26. More
March 16, 2012 -- The Southeast Texas Poison Center at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will celebrate the 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week on March 18-24. More
March 15, 2012 -- Lamar University will honor Chuck and Becky Mason of Beaumont during the university's annual Le Grand Bal celebration on March 24. More
March 14, 2012 -- Rice University recently took part in a study of tobacco policy and lung cancer. More
March 14, 2012 -- Lamar University will host Ted Goebel, associate director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans, for a free public lecture on March 21. More
March 14, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host its annual "Match Day" on Friday for the year's graduating medical students. More
March 13, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has announced the dates for its 2012 study abroad trips to Oaxaca, Mexico. More
March 13, 2012 -- Baylor University has received a leadership gift from the McLane family for a new football stadium. More
March 13, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that a new study, conducted jointly with Baylor College of Medicine, has found a possible means to identify targeted genes for "silencing", or turning off, as a form of cancer treatment. More
March 13, 2012 -- Galveston College recently recognized Mary Arlis Fountain, a recipient of the Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Murillo Scholarship. More
March 12, 2012 -- A Texas A&M University at Galveston diver will lead a team to explore the Phantom Springs underwater cave in West Texas. More
March 12, 2012 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown, on the Lamar University campus, will hold an informational meeting regarding an 1890s exhibition baseball game on March 20 in the Gladys City Visitors Center. More
March 12, 2012 -- Galveston College, in partnership with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, will launch a new certificate and associate degree program to train clinical trial professionals. More
March 12, 2012 -- Galveston College has approved a new associate degree in engineering, which will provide class offerings in the fall. More
March 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Ben Raimer has been appointed chair of the Texas Institute of Health Care Quality and Efficiency Board of Directors. More
March 09, 2012 -- Galveston College student Belinda Wallace has been named recipient of the John Parker Davie Scholarship for the 2012 Spring semester. More
March 09, 2012 -- Texas A&M University students will take part in various community service activities during and following the Spring Break holiday. More
March 09, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a field of study program in Engineering. More
March 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Tech Challenge robotics competition. More
March 08, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus will host an open house for its self-defense and martial arts programs on March 24. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Lady Dolphins softball team hosted their first home game of the season on Wednesday, playing against Galveston College. More
March 07, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Central Campus department of theatre and film will host a special alumni reunion celebration on March 31. More
March 07, 2012 -- Galveston College's Coach Delcambre celebrated his 500th softball win during a game against Northeast Texas Community College. More
March 07, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol will present "Chronicles of a Teen Killer" at Brazosport College throughout the months of March and April. More
March 07, 2012 -- The University of Texas System today launched a new online search portal that allows visitors to search for information regarding technology commercialization and research capabilities, patents and technologies covering activities at UT institutions. More
March 07, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will hold cheerleader and mascot tryouts on April 19 and 23 at the Anders Gymnasium on the Central Campus. More
March 07, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently recognized recipients of the Success Through Education Program scholarship for the Spring semester. More
March 07, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Alumni Association will host its "Small Talk, Big Ideas" breakfast on April 17. More
March 07, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a research team with the university has concluded that a government mandate for increases in domestic ethanol production have caused "unforeseen negative consequences" in food prices. More
March 07, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp hosted a forum on Tuesday at the 2012 SXSWedu conference. More
March 07, 2012 -- A Texas A&M University professor is conducting research to identify sailors from a lost ironclad. More
March 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University astronomers, as part of an international collaboration, recently assisted in the discovery of the most distant galaxy cluster found to date. More
March 06, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's North American Mobility Program hosted foreign dignitaries from Canada and Mexico this week. More
March 06, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Student Government Association will host a crawfish boil on Thursday. More
March 05, 2012 -- Dickinson High School student April Welsch has won College of the Mainland's Oh Snap! Cell Phone contest. More
March 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening for the college's Welcome Center at the North campus. More
March 02, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System has issued three Requests for Proposals for building maintenance, landscaping services, and custodial services. More
March 02, 2012 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will celebrate Youth Art Month on March 10 during the museum's Wildcatter Weekend event. More
March 02, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Debate Club was recently recognized as the top community college at the 2012 Mardi Gras/Alumni Classic Debate Tournament in Louisiana. More
March 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host it Career and University Transfer Expo on March 8 at the COM Gymnasium. More
March 01, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted pottery workshops for two student organizations. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation on Wednesday announced that the Lin Scroggs Moore Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics has been established for students in the College of Arts and Sciences. More
March 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin has been appointed to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. More
March 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host Captain Brian E. Luther, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on March 6 at the George Bush Presidential Library Center. More
March 01, 2012 -- Lamar University will feature the university's Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, as well as the Psalm 150 Gospel Choir at its Lamarissimo! concert on March 6. More
March 01, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $1.175 million grant to help increase college readiness for students at area school districts. More
March 01, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently approved a coordinator position for the college's Quality Enhancement Plan. More
February 29, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Drug and Alcohol Awareness Task Force hosted the Arrive Alive event on Wednesday on campus. More
February 29, 2012 -- The Galveston College Foundation Board of Directors recently honored Maureen Patton for her years of service on the foundation's board. More
February 29, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host free music concerts throughout March, beginning on Friday with the Spring Chorale Concert at the Central campus. More
February 29, 2012 -- Galveston College today welcomed Christi Timm, the college's new administrative assistant of athletics. More
February 29, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today awarded $3 million in grants through the Jobs and Education for Texans program to several community colleges and technical institutes, including Brazosport College in Lake Jackson and Lee College in Baytown. More
February 29, 2012 -- Texas A&M University announced that freshman student Amelie Berger is celebrating her "fifth birthday" today, due to leap year. More
February 29, 2012 -- College of the Mainland, Alvin Community College, and San Jacinto Community College are participating in the Educators Alliance for Articulated Credit program. More
February 28, 2012 -- Texas A&M University researchers have created an assessment tool to help parents create infant-friendly homes. More
February 28, 2012 -- Alyson Azzara has been awarded a National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship to continue her ocean studies at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
February 28, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to renew the college’s lease for the current location of its North County Learning Center in League City. More
February 28, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday voted unanimously to refinance $8.9 million in bonds issued in 2005 to build the college's Science/Health Science Building. More
February 27, 2012 -- A Texas A&M University researcher is helping to preserve the memory and history of Camp Hearne. More
February 27, 2012 -- A University of Houston-Clear Lake group will travel to the Amazon in Brazil during two trips in July; Members of the community are invited to participate and must register by March 23. More
February 27, 2012 -- Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have released research regarding the immune system's 'first responders' and how they target infection. More
February 27, 2012 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host its March lecture, "From War to Reef: The Illustrious Life of the Texas Clipper", on March 22. More
February 27, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that Dr. James Hallmark has been named acting vice chancellor for academic affairs of the system. More
February 27, 2012 -- Galveston College today named Dr. Cissy Matthews as Vice President of Instruction. More
February 25, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Friday kicked off a series of events in celebration of its 50th anniversary. More
February 24, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds families that the current annual enrollment period for the Texas Tuition Promise Fund ends February 29. More
February 24, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System has released the first of four Requests for Proposals to outsource various support services at the system's flagship campus. More
February 24, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Debate Club will compete in its first tournament, the 2012 Mardi Gras Alumni Classic, on Saturday and Sunday at Louisiana State College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. More
February 24, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday announced the winners of its Mascot Creative Contest. More
February 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study on developing leadership skills for principals has identified the impact of a principal training program on student achievement. More
February 23, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a student researcher with the college is studying soil to determine the causes of climate change. More
February 23, 2012 -- Captain Christopher Hill, a 1997 graduate of Texas A&M University at Galveston, has been lauded for his part as master of the M/V Ocean Titan in a rescue at sea in the Atlantic Ocean on December 9, saving the lives of all seven crew members of the bulk carrier M/V Florece as their vessel sank in extremely rough seas. More
February 23, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble performed with Texas City Independent School District student bands on February 18 at the Texas City High School auditorium. More
February 23, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch has opened its Comprehensive Maternity Center in Galveston. More
February 22, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host its Career and University Transfer Expo on March 8 at the college's gymnasium. More
February 22, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted country music band The Ramblers for a concert. More
February 22, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host the inaugural "Art Bout", an art competition, on March 2. More
February 22, 2012 -- San Jacinto College South President Dr. Maureen Murphy today announced that she is leaving her position to become president of Brookdale Community College in Monmouth County, New Jersey. More
February 22, 2012 -- Galveston College today announced that Tami Camacho has been named admissions coordinator. More
February 21, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake and the University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the 12th Annual Houston Area Community College Student Art Exhibition from April 19 through May 17 at the Center's gallery. More
February 21, 2012 -- Alvin Community College President Dr. Rodney Allbright participated in a forum on Monday at the university's Student Center. More
February 21, 2012 -- Lamar University will present "The Beauty Queen of Leenane", February 23-26 at the Studio Theatre. More
February 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it is forming a collaboration with the International Society of Automation to expand the college's instrumentation-related continuing education offerings. More
February 21, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has received recognition from American School & University for the college's master plan for improving its campus. More
February 21, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced that students in the university's Master of Business Administration program have been invited to participate in the Aspen Institute's 2012 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. More
February 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College's children's center recently received donations from employees through the American Association for Women in Community Colleges Angel Tree initiative. More
February 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College is accepting applications for scholarships to cover tuition and fees for the college's truck driving certification program. More
February 21, 2012 -- Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp is working with the university to endow the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study, which would work to attract talented faculty and researchers. More
February 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university's social media efforts, such as President R. Bowen Loftin's Facebook and Twitter accounts, have been popular and successful in providing communication between the students and the university's leadership. More
February 20, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation will host Dan Pastorini as speaker at the foundation's Author's Luncheon on April 11. More
February 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host its 57th annual Student Conference on National Affairs Thursday through Saturday. More
February 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Phi Theta Kappa Sigma Delta Chapter has hosted its first District IV Conference in more than a decade. More
February 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a parent information meetingon Tuesday for prospective students of the college's Collegiate High School Program. More
February 17, 2012 -- The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will host visiting artist Max Butler on March 1 for a demonstration of wheel throwing pottery and brushwork design. More
February 17, 2012 -- Galveston College's Exposures Unlimited club will host a blood drive on February 28. More
February 16, 2012 -- The TV KINGS POINTER has arrived at Texas A&M University at Galveston to become the new training ship. More
February 16, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recenlty hosted a visit from a delegation of district governors from Turkey. More
February 16, 2012 -- Galveston College student Claudia Lopez recently received the Griff Lambdin Scholarship for the 2012 spring semester. More
February 16, 2012 -- San Jacinto College, in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, will host the 14th annual Space Settlement Design Competition on March 16-18. More
February 16, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service on Wednesday announced that an estimated 5.6 million trees died as a result of the drought that recently impacted the state. More
February 16, 2012 -- Lamar University named 911 students to the Deans' List for the 2011 fall semester. More
February 16, 2012 -- Lamar University has named 457 students to the President's List for the 2011 fall semester. More
February 16, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that the university's College of Geosciences has teamed up with the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin and the American Geophysical Union Office of Education and Career Services to promote geosciences education. More
February 15, 2012 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that it has received a $600,000 Gulf Coast PASS grant through the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin. More
February 13, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that research conducted by two of the university's oceanographers has found that increased warming from changing ocean currents has accelerated over the past 100 years. More
February 13, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology is holding registration for its eight-week semester, which begins March 8. More
February 13, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a program on Wednesday in celebration of Black History Month. More
February 13, 2012 -- Lamar University is hosting several Texas authors today through Wednesday as part of the university's Literary Festival. More
February 10, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation 50th Anniversary Gala celebration will take place on May 4 at Space Center Houston. More
February 10, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has hosted a grand opening for the health sciences expansion on the college's Central Campus. More
February 10, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host the Symposium on Gerontology-Geriatrics Awareness and Education on February 24 in the Fine Arts Center of the college's North Campus. More
February 10, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will perform in concert with Ron Wilkins on February 18 at the Texas City High School Auditorium. More
February 10, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host an open house February 13-17 for those interested in the college's medical assistant program. More
February 10, 2012 -- The Galveston College Foundation has announced the availability of scholarships for the 2012 Fall and 2013 Spring semesters. More
February 10, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved $120 million veterinary medicine facilities for the university. More
February 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reports that living in the United States puts Hispanic women at high risk for preterm birth. More
February 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas System today announced that fundraising for the university's 15 institutions reached a record $1.12 billion in cash and pledge commitments during 2011. More
February 09, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today established a new student awards program to recognize outstanding achievements in arts and the humamnities. More
February 09, 2012 -- Lamar University's Department of History will host its third annual Texas History Day on February 23. More
February 09, 2012 -- Galveston College will continue its 2011-2012 Lecture Series on February 29 with Charles Carroll, executive chef of River Oaks Country Club in Houston, who will present a lecture titled "Essence of Greatness". More
February 09, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to renew a contract with Roadrunner Restoration for disaster restoration and recovery services. More
February 08, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Collegiate High School senior Johnathan Moore has been named a finalist for the National Achievement Scholarship. More
February 08, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the Lamar Literary Festival from February 13 through 15 in the John Gray Center. More
February 08, 2012 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston has partnered with the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business Management Information Systems to provide free business solutions to nonprofits. More
February 08, 2012 -- Alvin Community College today announced that filing is underway for the May 12 General Election, which includes three positions on the college's Board of Regents. More
February 08, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation hosted its Evening of Big Band Music at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
February 07, 2012 -- Alvin Community College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department recently launched its "Mentoring for Success" program. More
February 06, 2012 -- The Sea Turtle Restoration project at Texas A&M University at Galveston Sea Life Facility is sponsoring a Name-the-Turtle Contest for the endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle housed at the facility; The deadline for entry is March 24. More
February 06, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its 4th annual production of "The Vagina Monologues" on February 17 and 18 in the university's Bayou Theater. More
February 06, 2012 -- Clara Evans and Barbara Brown have received the 2012 San Jacinto College Central Campus Outstanding Faculty Award. More
February 06, 2012 -- Lamar University is accepting nominations through February 29 for the university's 2012 honoree in the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. More
February 06, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Faculty Art Exhibition is on display at the college's art gallery through February 16. More
February 06, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi campus. More
February 06, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception on February 15 for the new Comprehensive Maternity Center at John Sealy Hospital. More
February 03, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host an international vaccine symposium from February 7 through 9 at Galveston's Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center. More
February 03, 2012 -- San Jacinto College students and faculty members recently assisted in the judging and activities at a science fair held by the Pasadena Independent School District. More
February 03, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has named Lee Revere as the university's healthcare administration program director and faculty chair. More
February 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host its Career and University Transfer Expo on March 8 in the college's Gymnasium. More
February 02, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will present the "Reconnecting Through Photography: Czech Republic – Slovak Republic" FotoFest exhibit from February 15 through April 6 in the university's Bayou Building. More
February 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday honored men's basketball coach Scott Gernander during a game at the Central Campus. More
February 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland is inviting students, faculty and the public to join the college's concert band. More
February 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's North County Learning Center will hold an Administrative Office Procedures class beginning February 6. More
February 02, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host "College Goal Sunday" on February 12 on all three of the college's campuses. More
February 02, 2012 -- Rice University, in a study conducted with Clemson University, found that hand counting of votes in post-election audits or recount procedures can result in error rates of as much as two percent. More
February 02, 2012 -- Rice University will host "An Evening at Rice University for a Community Dialogue on Urban Education", with guest speaker Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher, on February 8. More
February 02, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have fond new evidence confirming the significance of "tau", a protein found in the brain, to Alzheimer's. More
February 01, 2012 -- The University of Texas System on Wednesday announced progress of its Research Cyberinfrastructure Initiative. More
February 01, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central on Wednesday hosted College Transfer Day. More
February 01, 2012 -- Alvin Community College's Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography Program will offer heart scans to the public February 5-14 to raise funds for student scholarships and lab supplies. More
February 01, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers recently made discoveries in underwater caves known as "blue holes" that may provide clues on how ocean life formed on Earth millions of years ago, and how types of marine life could be found on other planets. More
February 01, 2012 -- Rice University will host a forum on Thursday to examine the impact of health care policy on social policy. More
January 31, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host "College Goal Sunday", an event to help current and future students apply for federal student aid, on February 12. More
January 31, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that all cadets in its fire and police academy classes passed their state certification exams in December. More
January 31, 2012 -- Rice University will host "An Evening with Mignon R. Moore" on Wednesday. More
January 31, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a ceremony for students who earned their General Education Development certificates through the college. More
January 31, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation recently announced the establishment of the Deborah Lynn Adams Memorial Scholarship in Women's Golf. More
January 31, 2012 -- The East Texas Spring Landscape and Garden Conference will take place on February 11 in Tyler, Texas. More
January 31, 2012 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that researchers have confirmed that supportive teachers are critical to children's academic success. More
January 31, 2012 -- College of the Mainland recently held a reception for the college's Faculty Art Exhibition. More
January 31, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central will host 2012 Texas Poet Laureate Jan Seale on February 7 for a lecture and book signing. More
January 31, 2012 -- Rice University on Monday announced that the university's Master of Business Administration program has been ranked among the top 20 full-time MBA programs in the nation, according to the Financial Times. More
January 31, 2012 -- Lamar University's doctoral program in deaf studies and deaf education has been selected for a $500,000 incentive award from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
January 30, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday received a report from CPA firm Belt Harris and Pechacek regarding the college's recent audit. More
January 30, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's North County Learning Center in League City is continuing registration for its courses. More
January 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host several events in February in recognition of African American History Month. More
January 30, 2012 -- College of the Mainland is accepting entries through Thursday for the "Oh Snap!" juried cell phone photo exhibition. More
January 30, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities recently announced that it is participating in the LoneStar LEND program, which can improve research of children with autism spectrum disorders. More
January 30, 2012 -- Rice University today announced that it has received a $2 million grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation to conduct the first cross-national study of how scientists around the world view religion and science. More
January 28, 2012 -- Texas A&M University recently hosted a celebration for the 20th anniversary of its Colonias Program at the Villa de Cortez in Weslaco; Celebrations are also scheduled to take place in regional offices in El Paso and Laredo. More
January 27, 2012 -- College of the Mainland hosted its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month Celebration on Thursday in Texas City; Lecia Brooks was the guest speaker. More
January 27, 2012 -- Rice University will host a its first exhibition scrimmage game of "Quidditch", a game adapted from the "Harry Potter" books and movies, on Saturday. More
January 27, 2012 -- Lamar University will host its Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on February 24 to recognize four of the university's notable alumni. More
January 27, 2012 -- College of the Mainland recently recognized two students and members of the college's Phi Theta Kappa honor society who recently volunteered to teach a class on American cultures as part of the "Scouting on the Boardwalk" event for the Boy Scouts. More
January 27, 2012 -- Rice University scientists recently released research from a study on the mitoNEET protein. More
January 27, 2012 -- Galveston College Professor Dr. James Salazar was recently named a recipient of the 2012 Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education Distinguished Community College Faculty Award. More
January 26, 2012 -- Alvin Community College's Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography Program is offering free scans to the public to help students practice their skills. More
January 26, 2012 -- Samuel L. Collins, III, Chair of the Galveston Historical Foundation's African American Heritage Committee, stresses that Black History month and the AAHC are both still necessary because both are needed to raise awareness in our community of positive contributions to society by African Americans. More
January 26, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host free concerts in February at the college's North and Central campuses. More
January 26, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System reports that its economic impact locally is estimated at $3.7 billion for 2011, up $1.7 billion for the decade. More
January 25, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host an artist reception for its Faculty Art Exhibition on Thursday. More
January 25, 2012 -- College of the Mainland on Monday received a $5,000 donation from LyondelBasell for the college's Process Technology Program. More
January 25, 2012 -- The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund has pledged $1 million to support the new Jennie Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
January 25, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to renew the college’s property and liability insurance policy with the Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund. More
January 25, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present "SHOUT! The Mod Musical" through February 12. More
January 25, 2012 -- As part of a Black History Month Celebration, Rice University will host Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher during "An Evening at Rice University for a community dialogue on urban education" on February 8 in the Duncan Hall McMurtry Auditorium. More
January 24, 2012 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting via conference call on Thursday. More
January 23, 2012 -- As part of a Black History Month Celebration, Rice University will host Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher during "An Evening at Rice University for a community dialogue on urban education" on February 8 in the Duncan Hall McMurtry Auditorium. More
January 23, 2012 -- Houston Community College is currently accepting applications to the April 2012 class of its Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program; The deadline is February 17. More
January 23, 2012 -- San Jacinto College professor Kristen Foxley was recently appointed to the Texas Developmental Education Advisory Committee. More
January 23, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has named Sonja Blinka, a COM graduate, as director of purchasing. More
January 22, 2012 -- A Texas A&M University oceanographer recently conducted a study on microbes and carbon dioxide. More
January 22, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration will take place on January 26 in the Learning Resource Center and will feature Lecia Brooks as the guest speaker. More
January 22, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has spotlighted Dickinson resident Ted Williams, who has performed in the college's Jazz Ensemble for 29 years. More
January 20, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that three of the university's departments recently ranked in the top 10 in their respective fields in a survey conducted by the National Institutes of Health. More
January 20, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has extended registration for the Spring 2012 Semester to Tuesday. More
January 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University professor of economics and oil analyst John Moroney has forecast that gasoline prices may reach $4 per gallon by the summer, but the possibility of $5 per gallon gasoline is unlikely. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on Monday to consider items that include authorization of negotiations and execution of a settlement agreement with the Big 12 Conference and its members. More
January 20, 2012 -- Galveston College recently presented student Cherisse Allard with the Griff Lambdin Scholarship for the 2012 Spring Semester. More
January 20, 2012 -- Lamar University on Thursday announced that 62 student athletes have been named to the 2011 Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Fall Honor Roll. More
January 19, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski and University of Texas Medical Branch President Dr. David Callender hosted a meeting of interested stakeholders in the greater Downtown/UTMB corridor at Galveston City Hall on Wednesday. More
January 18, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will dedicate the new Jim and Pat McCloy Arena at the TAMUG Physical Education Facility on Friday. More
January 18, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will present its Faculty Art Exhibition through February 16 at the college's Art Gallery. More
January 17, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a study by researchers with the university has found that young women often fail to recognize recent weight gain, putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease and obesity-related conditions. More
January 17, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently interviewed alumni from the college's 1980s classes to highlight the its successes during the decade. More
January 17, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently spotlighted Gloria Bahm, a 25-year employee of the university who plans to retire this year, but to continue her volunteer efforts with the UHCL community. More
January 17, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will continue registration and allow students to drop or add classes through Friday for the Spring 2012 semester. More
January 16, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a meeting on January 23 to provide information about its "COMPACT" program, which provides a one-year alternative teacher certification program for individuals with a bachelor's degree or higher. More
January 16, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the Friends of the Arts' Le Grand Bal 2012, "Some Enchanted Evening", on March 24. More
January 13, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has received accreditation for its animal research from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. More
January 12, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library in Houston will host a number of events during the month of February. More
January 12, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Library recently received an international recognition as the most active LibAnswers institution worldwide. More
January 12, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host Terry Engelder, recently named one of Foreign Policy magazine's "Top 100 Global Thinkers", for a special lecture presenation on January 20. More
January 12, 2012 -- Galveston College Regent Gregory Roof has announced that he will not seek reelection when his term expires in May. More
January 12, 2012 -- Lamar University will offer tax preparation services through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program beginning February 28. More
January 12, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will be closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. More
January 12, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have identified key molecular mechanisms by which implanted human neural stem cells aid in the recovery from traumatic brain injuries. More
January 12, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central will hold open auditions for its production of "A Clockwork Orange" on January 18-19 at the Slocomb Auditorium. More
January 12, 2012 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a contract for election services with Galveston County for the May 12 General Election, as well as any special and subsequent runoff elections. More
January 12, 2012 -- College of the Mainland, in partnership with the Galveston County Department of Parks and Senior Services and Galveston County Health District, will host the Winter 55+ Health and Wellness Expo on Friday. More
January 11, 2012 -- The University of Houston recently opened the Sleep and Anxiety Center for Kids. More
January 11, 2012 -- Texas A&M University has announced that one of the university's graduates is raising funds for a scholarship by selling seedlings produced by acorns from the university's "Century Tree". More
January 11, 2012 -- The Lamar University Foundation today announced the establishment of the Lila and Hunter W. Henry, Jr. Scholarship for nursing majors. More
January 11, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's North County Learning Center is holding registration through January 29. More
January 11, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host orientation sessions for new students on January 19-20 for its "Blackboard" system. More
January 11, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host the 13th Annual Evening of Big Band Music, with music by the Kurland Street Band, on February 4. More
January 11, 2012 -- Alvin Community College is offering courses on various computer use topics beginning January 17. More
January 10, 2012 -- The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is recruiting returning veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for a study in cooperation with Baylor College of Medicine using Magnetic Resonance Imaging to learn how military deployment affects the brain. More
January 10, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has spotlighted student and part-time employee Tammy Greenshaw. More
January 10, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration on January 26 at the Learning Resource Center; Lecia Brooks will be the guest speaker. More
January 10, 2012 -- The recently opened Texas A&M University at Galveston Sea Life Facility on Tuesday received its first rescued sea turtle; The endangered animals will recover at the facility before being released back into the Gulf of Mexico. More
January 07, 2012 -- Rear Admiral William Thomas McMullen, Professor of Maritime Administration and Head of the Department of Marine Administration at Texas A&M University at Galveston, passed away on Thursday. Obituary
January 06, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch recently hosted an Italian delegation to discuss a potential collaborative relationship with the University of Palermo. More
January 06, 2012 -- The University of Texas System today inducted 12 faculty members into the University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education. More
January 06, 2012 -- Lamar University public radio station 91.3 KVLU will host a nine-day tour of Eastern Canada in August. More
January 06, 2012 -- Lamar University has raised the goal of its "Investing in the Future" campaign to $125 million, and has raised more than $95 million in the first five years of the seven-year campaign. More
January 06, 2012 -- Alvin Community College's band is seeking new members for the 2012 Spring Semester. More
January 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host the Winter 55+ Health and Wellness Expo on January 13 at the college's Gymnasium. More
January 05, 2012 -- Rice University's Jane Grande-Allen, a faculty investigator at the university's BioScience Research Collaborative, recently received an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association. More
January 05, 2012 -- Texas A&M University's Mays School of Business recently conducted a study that found that "somewhat over optimistic" chief executives who are otherwise risk adverse can be good for investors. More
January 05, 2012 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will host an opening reception on January 20 for "Home Sweet Home", an exhibit of sculptures by Jasmyne Grabyill. More
January 04, 2012 -- Lamar Institute of Technology is currently registering students for its Spring 2012 semester. More
January 04, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that four universities in its system have joined other Texas universities to form a research, educational and engagement network to provide sustainability-related science to South Texas policymakers and communities. More
January 04, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a visit from a delegation with China's Qiqihar University. More
January 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers with the university have found that by manipulating the way bacteria "talk" to each other, communities of bacteria, known as biofilm, can be dispersed or otherwise manipulated. More
January 03, 2012 -- Lamar University today announced the names of 81 students who graduated with honors during commencement ceremonies in December. More
January 03, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a nine-day tour of Costa Rica in July as part of the university's Geography program. More
December 29, 2011 -- Galveston Historical Foundation is seeking support for the restoration of ELISSA, the Tall Ship for Texas, that is berthed at Galveston’s Pier 21. More
December 26, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted two fall commencement ceremonies. More
December 23, 2011 -- Thirteen University of Houston-Clear Lake students recently received their Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. More
December 22, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently received furniture to outfit its new early childhood education model classroom. More
December 22, 2011 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday selected 24 teams from various colleges and universities to conduct experiments in NASA's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. More
December 21, 2011 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a culinary contest for high school students at the North Campus. More
December 21, 2011 -- San Jacinto College is now offering an introduction to ships and shipping course to provide training as part of a degree in maritime administration. More
December 21, 2011 -- San Jacinto College's Continuing and Professional Development division recently received a $290,989 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide training for health care careers. More
December 21, 2011 -- San Jacinto College employees recently collected money and gifts for a student at the college's central campus. More
December 21, 2011 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced that Scott Sudduth has been hired as the university's new director of federal relations. More
December 21, 2011 -- Galveston College recently congratulated nursing student Ally Ermis, who recently won the title of Miss Galveston Area 2011. More
December 20, 2011 -- The University of Houston’s, Center for Logistics and Transportation Policy (CLTP), will begin the New Year by offering a one-week condensed Certificate in International Logistics (CIL), January 9 thru 14. More
December 20, 2011 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today appointed Steve Moore as vice chancellor for marketing and communications for the A&M System. More
December 19, 2011 -- Recent research conducted by scientists with the Texas Sea Grant College Program, based at Texas A&M University, shows that lionfish and black tiger shrimp are invading Gulf waters. More
December 19, 2011 -- Lamar University recently presented the Plummer Award to five of its top graduates for the university's class of December 2011. More
December 19, 2011 -- San Jacinto College's Education Center and Lab School at the Central campus was recently awarded certification by the Children's Learning Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center. More
December 19, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted its annual holiday reception. More
December 16, 2011 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on December 20 in the university's Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building. More
December 16, 2011 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education recently named two of its students the recipients of the 2011 Dr. Patricia Potter Wilson School of Education Outstanding Graduate and Undergraduate Student Scholarships. More
December 16, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston professor Peter Santschi recently received a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy to research ways to eliminate nuclear waste. More
December 15, 2011 -- Lamar University will confer 1,145 degrees during winter commencement ceremonies on Saturday in the Montagne Center. More
December 15, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold commencement ceremonies on Friday for the university's School of Health Professions. More
December 15, 2011 -- Texas A&M University today announced that university oceanographer John Kessler's research during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has b