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September 30, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Drager Landry, a student at the college's Collegiate High School, is COM's first honors scholar. More
September 29, 2016 -- The University of Houston is launching an institute to address health disparities. More
September 29, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Upward Bound students recently attended a trip to Washington, D.C. for a tour of the Capitol. More
September 28, 2016 -- UTMB Spotlight on Research: Guidry News Service recently visited with an aerospace research team to discuss a study that has found that diabetics who fly long distances can develop medical complications. More
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September 28, 2016 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, along with JPMorgan Chase & Co., have released a report identifying practices that could help unemployed young adults in the Houston area become more successful and prosperous. More
September 28, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.208376 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 27, 2016 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday was one of 14 Texas colleges and universities to be awarded a Hispanic-Serving Institution Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical Grant by the United States Department of Education. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has released its annual educational commitment, awarding nearly $25 million to education for 2017. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, at their September board meeting, authorized purchase requests, new hires and fund transfers. More
September 27, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that a scholarship fund has been established to help four COM students join the History of Psychology in Europe class, a study abroad course, for the summer. More
September 27, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that more than 1.5 million college students have used free textbooks from OpenStax. More
September 26, 2016 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that Dr. Martin Lindenberg has been selected to lead the McNair Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. More
September 26, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that Chinese social media posts can provide a proxy measurement of pollution levels in the country. More
September 26, 2016 -- University of St. Thomas today announced that the university's MBA program was ranked third by College Choice in a ranking of the best MBA programs in Houston. More
September 23, 2016 -- The University of Houston has announced that its Honors College is among the top 10 honors programs and colleges in the nation, according to the latest edition of “Inside Honors: Ratings and Reviews of Sixty Public University Honors Programs.” More
September 23, 2016 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that researchers have found that therapy involving a temporary tattoo using nanoparticles could ease the symptoms of autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis. More
September 23, 2016 -- College of the Mainland was recently recognized by the Galveston County Commissioners Court for its 50th anniversary. More
September 22, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that it has advanced seven places on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. More
September 22, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host its 50th Birthday Bash on October 1. More
September 22, 2016 -- The University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation today announced that three new members have been elected to the board. More
September 22, 2016 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "Silent Sky", on October 21-22 at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
September 22, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.170250 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 21, 2016 -- Rice University has been ranked 87th in the new Times Higher Education Work University Rankings. More
September 21, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that enrollment at the university has exceeded 15,000 for the first time in the school's history. More
September 21, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced the guest speakers for its 2016-2017 Lecture Series, "Preserving Our Gulf: A Balancing Act", which kicks off on October 11. More
September 20, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that College of Education Dean Mark D. Shermis was honored with two distinctions at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. More
September 20, 2016 -- Lamar University has joined the Greater South Park Neighborhoods Partnership to create South Park Community Garden. More
September 20, 2016 -- The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for the 30th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
September 20, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that the college has recorded a 6 percent increase in student enrollment for the 2016 fall semester, with 2,251 students registered. More
September 20, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Marvin E. and Mariloli Odum have donated $1 million to the university to create an endowment to provide scholarships. More
September 20, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Lifelong Learning Center will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 4 to celebrate the center's new facility in La Marque. More
September 19, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities has been awarded more than $550,000 to expand services to local children with autism, their families and their teachers. More
September 19, 2016 -- Lone Star College-Kingwood will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on October 4 for the college's new Process Technology Center. More
September 19, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have identified a set of genes that makes sarcoma cells less aggressive, which could provide a new therapeutic approach to fighting metastatic cancers. More
September 19, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that new research finds that previous studies of tobacco policies may have overestimated the benefits of bans on public smoking and underestimated the benefits of cigarette taxes. More
September 19, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college set a new all-time record for enrollment for the fall semester, with 85,661 credit students in classes. More
September 17, 2016 -- Rice University today issued a statement regarding the Marching Owl Band's performance at the halftime show in the game against Baylor University. More
September 16, 2016 -- The University of Houston System has announced that the 2016-2017 academic year will be the last for William A. Staples as president of the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
September 16, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland on Thursday celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala. More
September 16, 2016 -- Alvin Community College has announced the line-up for its 2016-2017 Drama Season. More
September 16, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation will host its 17th Annual ACC Foundation Gala on November 18. More
September 15, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it is offering a new pistol defense simulator course. More
September 15, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that findings from a new study show that having underemployed workers can lead to creativity and organizational commitment. More
September 15, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has received a $2.7 million grant for a five-year project to identify what accelerates muscle loss in older adults with Type 2 diabetes and those who have been hospitalized. More
September 15, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Board Chair Raymond Lewis, Jr. as voting delegate and Vice Chair Karen Flowers as alternate to the Association of Community College Trustees Annual Leadership Congress. More
September 14, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Tom Iliffe, a marine biologist with the university, will be featured on "Forces of Nature", a show on PBS, on September 21. More
September 14, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced recommendations for how science and technology policy should be dealt with for the next President of the United States. More
September 13, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that Dan Wallach, a computer scientist with the university, testified before Congress regarding the need for a contingency plan to respond to cyberthreats to the American election system. More
September 13, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that leadership scholar and author Jim Collins, former Vice President Al Gore, General Colin L. Powell (Retired) and World Economic Forum Founder and Chair Klaus Schwab have been named to the advisory board for the university's Doerr Institute for New Leaders. More
September 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is offering a series of continuing education courses for cosmetologists during the fall semester. More
September 12, 2016 -- Omar Aguilar, a civil engineering major at Lamar University, recently completed a project which analyzed phthalates, or fake hormones, in plastic children’s items using liquid chromatography mass spectrometry. More
September 12, 2016 -- Lamar University has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to apply for grants through HHMI’s $60 million Inclusive Excellence initiative. More
September 12, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that an international team of researchers has discovered an existing drug may help halt tumor growth associated with breast cancer. More
September 12, 2016 -- Texas state legislators on Friday began their first full day of the Galveston Coastal Legislature Tour with a visit to Texas A&M University at Galveston for a morning of intensive learning about the "coastal spine" concept and critical issues impacting Galveston County and the Upper Texas Coastal Region. More
September 12, 2016 -- Galveston College is hosting public forums regarding the new campus carry gun law, with the first forum to be held on Wednesday. More
September 12, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is ready to assist local students affected by the closure of ITT Technical Institute. More
September 09, 2016 -- Lone Star College has added additional transfer fairs to assist students who were impacted by the closure of ITT Technical Institute campuses. More
September 09, 2016 -- The University of Houston will be presented three Higher Education Excellence in Diversity awards by the publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine on September 12. More
September 09, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the launch of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute's Freight Shuttle System. More
September 09, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host a public hearing on September 14 to receive comments regarding the college's proposed tax rate for 2016. More
September 09, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a display of ceramic works by Jerry Solomon, an alumnus from the college. More
September 09, 2016 -- Galveston College will host its next Lunch and Learn presentation on September 28. More
September 08, 2016 -- The University of Houston has reported a fall 2016 headcount of 43,797 students. More
September 08, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Community Theatre opens its production of "Crimes of the Heart" tonight at 8 p.m. More
September 08, 2016 -- Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology will hold the annual Constitution Day conference on September 19 at the LIT Multipurpose Center Auditorium. More
September 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college received a near record number of students enrolled for the fall semester, with 5,674 students enrolled. More
September 07, 2016 -- The American Academy of Audiology has named Lamar University’s Vinaya Manchaiah, associate professor and director of audiology, to the 2016 class of Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology. More
September 07, 2016 -- United States Congressman Gene Green has released a statement regarding the closure of ITT Educational Services, Inc.'s campuses. More
September 07, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a recent study shows that patients with strong social support from family and friends spend less time in an inpatient rehabilitation facility. More
September 07, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that its University Park campus is launching a new fast-track program in mechatronics designed to meet Houston's need for trained technical workers in the manufacturing sector. More
September 06, 2016 -- Lone Star College has announced that it stands ready to assist local students in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement by ITT Technical Institute that it is closing all of its campuses nationwide, including ITT North and ITT West in the Houston area. More
September 06, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded Texans that his office is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Texas Match the Promise Foundation tuition grants and scholarships. More
September 06, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a free workshop on September 24 to assist high school seniors in applying for college. More
September 06, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers are studying materials, such as "nanodiamonds", created by smashing nanotubes against a target at high speeds, which could lead to the creation of materials for use in spacecraft and satellites. More w/Video
September 06, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Shawn Nishi, assistant professor in the Internal Medicine Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, to discuss a study that finds the medical field underutilizes pulmonary rehabilitation in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More
September 02, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today provided tips on succeeding in online classes. More
September 02, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers has welded flakes of graphene together to form solid materials that may be suitable for bone implants. More w/Video
September 02, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced the renaming of four of its academic schools. More
September 02, 2016 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that it has received three Higher Education Excellence in Diversity awards from INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine. More
September 01, 2016 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office today announced that open enrollment is available through February 28 for the Texas Tuition Promise Fund. More
September 01, 2016 -- Lone Star College on Wednesday announced that it has awarded Title V grants to expand educational opportunities for Hispanic students. More
September 01, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will offer two September classes on ways companies and organizations can increase safety and reduce costs. More
September 01, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a new study finds that the threat of group extinction is sufficiently powerful to motivate and increase cooperation within a group. More w/Video
September 01, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has formed a partnership with Prairie View A&M University to make it easier for students to transfer between the two institutions. More
August 31, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently received $11,500 in rebates from TXU and donations from the college's foundation to purchase solar lighting for the campus jogging trail. More
August 31, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that it has finalized a new international partnership with the Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico to allow for the exchange of students on semester programs. More
August 31, 2016 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department has announced it will present two productions during the fall season. More
August 31, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that experts with the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy have issued a brief discussing the need for deregulation for the Japanese economy to grow. More
August 30, 2016 -- Lamar University Professor of History Jeff Forret has been named one of the three finalists for the 18th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize. More
August 30, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced the addition of anthropology and library science degrees to its online programs. More
August 30, 2016 -- Lamar University will host classical musician Itzhak Perlman on October 6 to speak at the Judge Joe J. Fisher Distinguished Lecture Series. More
August 30, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Pelican Island campus on Wednesday. More
August 30, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "This, But Not This", an exhibit of works by Derek Eley and Neal Robinson, through September 25 at the college's Art Gallery. More
August 30, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that it has been ranked first by the Princeton Review for happiest students and race/class interaction. More
August 29, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch has conducted a study which showed that female mosquitoes can transmit the Zika virus to their eggs and offspring. More
August 29, 2016 -- Texas Southern University has announced personnel changes in two academic areas and one university leadership positon. More
August 29, 2016 -- University of Houston will host an open house on Thursday for a new wet lab business incubator at the university's Innovation Center. More
August 29, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's COMPeers employee group recently hosted its fourth annual school supply drive for students in Texas City, La Marque and Hitchcock schools. More
August 27, 2016 -- The George P. Mitchell Society of Texas A&M University at Galveston hosted a reception for its members Thursday at the Bryan Museum, featuring remarks by museum founder J.P. Bryan and Dr. Douglas J. Palmer, TAMUG Interim COO. More
August 26, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously adopted the 2016-17 fiscal year tax rate. More
August 26, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded three grants, totaling more than $8.2 million, to faculty members for cancer research and prevention. More
August 25, 2016 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking college students as recruits for its Honors Internship Program. More
August 25, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Tilman J. Fertitta, entrepreneur and chair of the UH System Board of Regents, today presented a $20 million gift to the university for renovation of the UH basketball arena. More
August 25, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has joined the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge to improve, measure and celebrate efforts to change campus climate and encourage informed participation in democracy. More
August 25, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new paper finds that digital forms of dating violence are increasing among teens, and provides school nurses information on how to prepare and respond to incidents. More
August 25, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve a motion to accept the submission of the 2016 Certified Appraisal Roll and to propose a property tax rate of $0.17 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
August 24, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland board of trustees will host three public forums on the COM presidential search on September 6. More
August 24, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that Alicia B. Harvey-Smith has been named the college system's executive vice chancellor. More
August 24, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted to approve the Child Development/Education Department's continued participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. More
August 24, 2016 -- Lone Star College has announced that three of the college's students have been awarded scholarships through the Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
August 24, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation today announced that tickets are available for the foundation's 50th Anniversary Gala, which takes place September 15 in Texas City. More
August 23, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that four ACC students recently received scholarships through the Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
August 23, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that, according to a new report by the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation, the percentage of young adult Texans without health insurance has dropped by 35 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect. More
August 22, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday announced that the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas sided with him and denied a request by three University of Texas professors to block enforcement of the state's new campus carry law. More
August 22, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a "map" of how changes in porous carbon materials and the conditions in which they're synthesized affect carbon capture, which could maximize sequestration of greenhouse gases while simplifying the processing or "sweetening" of natural gas. More
August 22, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have demonstrated a treatment as effective in protecting nonhuman primates against Ebola Sudan four days following exposure to the virus. More
August 22, 2016 -- Galveston College is continuing registration for the fall semester through August 27. More
August 22, 2016 -- College of the Mainland graphic arts students were recently recognized by the Texas City Mayor Matt Doyle for their work on projects. More
August 19, 2016 -- The Northern Third Ward Consortium has received a $100,000 planning grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to develop a revitalization plan. More
August 19, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that Nancy Manlove, a graduate of the college's culinary arts program and a chef featured on Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen", will serve summer fare to top sponsors of the college's 50th Golden Anniversary Gala. More
August 19, 2016 -- Alvin Community College on Thursday recognized several employees during the college's annual service awards ceremony. More
August 19, 2016 -- University of Houston System Chancellor and President of UH Renu Khator has been inducted into the Texas Women's Hall of Fame. More
August 18, 2016 -- Rice University, along with the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of California-San Diego, have received a four-year, $1 million grant to apply the latest techniques from machine learning and cognitive learning to make textbook highlighting more effective. More
August 18, 2016 -- Galveston College student and baseball player Blake Pflughaupt and former Galveston College student Pete Orr both recently played at the NBC World Series. More
August 17, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has received a nearly $1.5 million grant to provide doses of the HPV vaccine to young mothers during checkups for their newborn children. More
August 17, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that 34 area students were recently presented with scholarships by ExxonMobil as part of the Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
August 17, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team from the Rice 360 Institute for Global Health has received grant funding for a low-cost, rugged syringe pump. More w/Video
August 16, 2016 -- Texas Southern University on Sunday welcomed its freshmen class to campus. More
August 16, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that the organizers of its 50th Anniversary Gala, which takes place on October 15, have completed auction packages and other items for the event. More
August 15, 2016 -- On Friday, September 16 at 12:30 p.m., Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) will celebrate the Installation of Dr. Lonnie L. Howard. The event will be held in Beaumont, Texas at the Multi-Purpose Center on the LIT campus. More
August 15, 2016 -- Galveston College on Friday announced that the college's Applied Technical Center is offering Associate degree programs in Electrical and Electronics Technology with an Instrumentation option. More
August 15, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has posted on its website a collection of charts presenting findings from decades of government survey data of drug use in the United States. More
August 12, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that its Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program will offer Italian classes during the fall. More
August 12, 2016 -- Galveston College recently hosted the Gulf of Mexico Foundation for a week-long habitat restoration and conservation program. More
August 11, 2016 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi today announced that its UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation has been granted access to monitor a NASA unmanned aircraft system, or drone, from across the country. More
August 11, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that the university's baseball team will visit Cuba November 23 through December 4 to play exhibition games against teams from the Cuban Baseball Federation. More
August 11, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the college's proposed FY2017 Budget. More
August 11, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that the college has accepted a $649,740 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund scholarships. More
August 11, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release with tips for students on maximizing their financial aid. More
August 10, 2016 -- ExxonMobil employees recently donated $45,100 to the Lone Star College Foundation to support the mission of providing student scholarships, funding college programs and building communities. More
August 10, 2016 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court recently presented Galveston College a proclamation in recognition of the college's 50th anniversary celebration. More
August 10, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is offering a new Instrumentation Helper Program at no cost to students who qualify for funding through a Department of Labor grant. More
August 09, 2016 -- The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Tuesday granted official approval for the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs. More
August 09, 2016 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today released a report finding that the city of Houston's pension liability has doubled since 2008, reaching $3.9 billion. More
August 09, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced the launch of a study to assess the health needs of the Houston Independent School District's 215,000 students. More
August 09, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Disability Resource Center has put in place a new policy clarifying rules and guidelines for the presence of service animals. More
August 09, 2016 -- Rice University today launched the iBIO initiative, which will focus on advancing biomanufacturing techniques to solve various challenges. More
August 09, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Ramkumar Menon, a University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston research professor who has conducted a study that found a pregnant woman may deliver early if she has higher concentrations of a common plastic chemical in her system. More
August 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently signed documents approving the sale of the college's former Pearland Center campus to Grand Cornerstone Development, LLC. More
August 08, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that a team of TSU students were recognized at the International Competition for Entrepreneurs in Montego Bay, Jamaica for Radblok, a chip designed to boost cell phone performance. More
August 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host a three-day seminar on Practical Distillation Technology on August 22-24. More
August 08, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that chemical engineers have developed a new process for making pure levoglucosan, a naturally occurring but rare organic compound. More w/Video
August 05, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that Synthia Parveen Mallick, a student at the university, has been awarded the American Association of University Women's International Fellowhip. More
August 05, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that Edward Craig Ness has been appointed as vice president for finance and operations. More
August 04, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation has named 12 finalists for the 50th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Award. More
August 04, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that the common Culex mosquito does not carry the Zika virus. More
August 03, 2016 -- Lamar University has named Natalie Tindall as chair of its Department of Communication. More
August 03, 2016 -- Lone Star College recently hosted a Small Business Lender/Borrower Matchmaking event with the Small Business Administration Houston District and the North Houston Regional Center for Economic Development. More
August 03, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today issued a news release on Bob, a large juvenile green sea turtle being rehabilitated at the university's Sea Life Facility. More
August 02, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Music Department is seeking musicians to join one of the college's ensembles during the fall semester. More
August 02, 2016 -- Rice University today reported that research by the university's Education Consortium finds that school closures at Houston Independent School District between 2003 and 2010 disproportionately displaced poor and black students. More
August 02, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently recognized various staff and students. More
August 01, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has approved the college's FY2017 Budget. More
August 01, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today issued a letter to students, faculty, staff and the community regarding the university's Campus Carry Policy. More
August 01, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host its "Super Saturday Registration Blitz" on August 13 for students who have not yet taken entrance tests, registered or applied for financial aid for the college's 2016 Fall Semester. More
August 01, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that registration for the 2016 Fall Semester is open. More
July 29, 2016 -- Rice University on Friday announced that the university has been selected as one of eight institutions to participate in the Molecular Sciences Software Institute, a program funded by the National Science Foundation to develop computational tools for scientists to solve problems too complex for today's technology and workforce. More
July 29, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a mixer on August 26 to introduce its new Friday Morning Continuing Education lecture series. More
July 29, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new working paper examines climate risk and the impacts of climate-change relief actions on the fossil fuel business. More
July 28, 2016 -- Alvin Community College's Upward Bound Program recently recognized several of its students during the annual dinner for academic and leadership achievements. More
July 28, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that researchers have recommended several drugs already on the market for clinical studies as a treatment for the Zika virus. More
July 28, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it will offer new options in English courses this semester, including World Literature and Post-Apocalyptic Lit. More
July 28, 2016 -- Galveston College on Wednesday announced that the college was awarded $100,000 from the TG Charley Wootan Grant Program to fund scholarships. More
July 27, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that a new online program at the college to assist students in the Adult Basic Education class to learn English and prepare for a GED. More
July 27, 2016 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Ilya Espino de Marotta, a graduate of Texas A&M University at Galveston, served as executive vice president of the recently-completed Panama Canal Expansion Project. More
July 26, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to continue discussions regarding a potential partnership with Texas City for a joint facility for training and the college's public service careers program. More
July 26, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college is exercising early payoff and re-funding of previously issued construction bonds, which will result in a savings of approximately $81.35 million. More
July 25, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Continuing Education/Workforce Development Division has received a $501,882 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund to provide industrial jobs training for Ascend Performance Materials employees. More
July 25, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Christopher Marshall, a researcher with the university, has received funding through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for efforts to save the Kemp's ridley sea turtle. More
July 25, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have published a paper finding that "ultra-flat circuits", electrical components built from two-dimensional materials such as graphene, will have unique properties. More
July 25, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a new study finds that, in terms of treatment, Texans are no better off in one city versus another for treating cancer. More
July 21, 2016 -- The University of Houston has posted a news release about a National Institute of Health-funded study that seeks to determine the precise ways inadequate sleep in childhood produces elevated risk for emotional disorders in later years. More
July 21, 2016 -- Alvin Community College's polysomonography students recently helped instruct Houston-area physicians on the use of equipment used in sleep studies. More
July 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday issued a news release highlighting an art class uniting special needs students and retirees. More
July 21, 2016 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office today reminded families that July 31 is the deadline to enroll in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund. More
July 21, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found evidence directly connecting the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Zika transmission in the Americas. More
July 20, 2016 -- Alvin Community College has announced that it will offer Texas Education Agency approved training for educators in August. More
July 19, 2016 -- Lone Star College will partner with AmeriCorps Texas to build a mentoring program for first generation college students. More
July 19, 2016 -- Rice University on Monday announced that researchers have unveiled a new method for uniting light-capturing photonic nanomaterials and high-efficiency metal catalysts. More
July 18, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will launch Connecting to College, a pilot program that will provide additional support for students with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities and other related needs. More
July 18, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted country music singer Libby Koch for the college's Alvin Live Summer Concert Series. More
July 18, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Association of Community College Trustees to conduct a search for the college’s next president. More
July 18, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed new gas biosensors that can "see" into soil and allow them to analyze microbial interactions, which could aid in agriculture, wastewater and greenhouse gas studies. More
July 18, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has received $100,000 in funding through the Texas Guaranteed Charley Wootan Grant Program for use in student scholarships. More
July 18, 2016 -- Lone Star College's North Harris campus recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Construction and Skilled Trades Technology Center. More
July 15, 2016 -- Lamar University and the Lamar Institute of Technology today announced the formation of new transfer agreements to benefit students. More
July 15, 2016 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today issued a news release welcoming Dr. Lonnie L. Howard as the college's new president. More
July 15, 2016 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that a new study that finds that a patient's self-rated health is a better predictor of illness and death than standard tests. More
July 14, 2016 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology has announced the recipient of its Presidential Award of Excellence. More
July 14, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced the award of grants through the Governor's University Research Initiative, an effort to recruit national recognized researchers to Texas institutions of higher education. More
July 14, 2016 -- Alvin Community College is seeking volunteers for free heart scans to be conducted by students in the Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography program. More
July 14, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has recruited three researchers in the energy field as part of the Texas Governor's University Research Initiative. More
July 14, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new report finds that almost one-third of Hispanic Texans remain without health insurance. More
July 14, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has been selected to take part in the Texas Pathways Project, a program which examines the way students transition from public education to community colleges and four-year universities. More
July 11, 2016 -- University of Houston will host the fifth annual Eye Expo, an event addressing advocacy for the visually impaired in the community, workplace and government, on July 30. More
July 11, 2016 -- Lamar University has named Julia Fischer as the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for 2016. More
July 11, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it has launched a new 5-week "Summer of Success" program to provide conditionally admitted students an opportunity to gain full admission to the university's 2016 freshman class. More
July 11, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a paper co-authored by a nonresident scholar at the institute finds that payment reforms in the Medicare program have resulted in a decrease in home-based dialysis. More
July 11, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today issued a news release regarding the availability of quality and safety data of its medical care on its website. More
July 08, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Thursday published a paper finding that the Mexican government's education and training efforts for energy industry workers are insufficient. More
July 08, 2016 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that researchers are using new methods to study amyloid protein fibrils, which are implicated in the cause of Alzheimer's disease. More
July 08, 2016 -- University of Houston has announced that Rick Lowe has been named as a faculty member at the university's new College of the Arts. More
July 07, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today issued a new article stating that assumptions about oil's influence on politics in the Middle East should be reversed. More
July 07, 2016 -- The Lone Star College Foundation today announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. More
July 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a free electronic record-keeping "lunch and learn" class on July 12. More
July 06, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake's Environmental Institute of Houston has launched Hawk1, an unmanned aerial vehicle that will aid the EIH in its research. More
July 06, 2016 -- Galveston College's TRiO-Upward Bound Program recently hosted the Ninth Annual Gulf Coast TRiO-Upward Bound Academic Bowl. More
July 06, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that 11 universities and colleges have been selected to participate in the national Open Educational Resource Institutional Partnership Program, which includes the use of open educational resources such as Rice University's OpenStax textbooks. More
July 05, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Tuesday announced that Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University will share about $500,000 in funding for a research project to study the monarch butterfly. More
July 05, 2016 -- Guidry News Services recently visited with University of Texas Medical Branch assistant professor of health economics Sapna Kaul, lead author of a study finding that a certain group of cancer survivors are more likely to smoke than those who have no history of cancer. More
July 05, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently announced the availability of the Hawk Advantage Scholarship, which provides need-based financial aid for incoming UHCL freshmen. More
July 05, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced appointments to the university's Alumni Advisory Board for 2016-2017. More
July 01, 2016 -- San Jacinto College has announced the opening of its Community Education Center at the Central Campus. More
July 01, 2016 -- Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, each summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day. More
July 01, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that A. Glen Houston has been named interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. More
July 01, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Executive Vice President and CEO of UTMB's health system, Donna K. Sollenberger, has been named chair-elect of America's Essential Health Hospitals. More
June 30, 2016 -- Texas Southern University on Wednesday signed an articulation agreement with Lone Star College to facilitate transfers for students. More
June 30, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced plans to launch an "open source" degree program to reduce costs through utilizing digital course materials. More
June 30, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that it has received more than $250,000 in support from ExxonMobil. More
June 30, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved amendments to the college's budget to include funds for equipment in several of its programs. More
June 29, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that 100 percent of its 2016 Licensed Vocational Nursing graduates passed their license exams. More
June 28, 2016 -- Alvin Community College President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht was recently tapped to lead the National Council for Workforce Education board. More
June 28, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that the university is running a crowd-sourced competition to create 'big data' diagnostic tools for personalized medicine. More
June 28, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to close several certificate and degree programs. More
June 27, 2016 -- The University of Houston System has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against South Texas College of Law. More
June 24, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college has been selected to participate in the Second Chance Pell Program. More
June 24, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that research led by a psychology professor at the university finds that racial discrimination is connected with thoughts of death among African-American adolescents. More
June 23, 2016 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that 84 of the university's student-athletes were named to the Southland Conference Commissioners 2016 Spring Honor Roll. More
June 23, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently held a topping off ceremony for the first phase of the university's new Academic Complex. More
June 23, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have improved the production of an anti-tumor antibiotic known as uncialamycin. More
June 22, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held a reception honoring Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Carl A. Stockton on his departure to take the position of chancellor at Auburn University at Montgomery. More
June 21, 2016 -- San Jacinto College recently received a donation to purchase a new digital organ for the college's music program. More
June 21, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy Fellow Russell Green has stated that any immediate economic impact if the United Kingdom votes to exit the European Union on Thursday should be minor. More
June 21, 2016 -- Lamar Institute of Technology's Department of Public Service and Safety EMS Program is participating in a training course this week on escaping violent encounters. More
June 20, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have synthesized an anti-cancer agent originally isolated from a bacterial species collected in Thailand. More
June 17, 2016 -- Rice University has named Jane Grande-Allen as director of the university's Institute of Bioscences and Bioengineering. More
June 16, 2016 -- Lamar University will host the 10th annual ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp June 19-July 1. More
June 16, 2016 -- Galveston College's Gala 2016 Planning Group recently met to kick off activities for the October 15 gala, which will celebrate the college's 50th anniversary. More
June 16, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that health economists are launching a project to study physician-hospital integration. More
June 15, 2016 -- The University of Houston School of Nursing will be incorporating into its curriculum new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for prescribing opioid medications for chronic pain as part of academic nursing’s ongoing efforts to address prescription drug and opioid misuse across the country. More
June 15, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it has received a $540,000 donation from Pappas Restaurants in support of the university's student housing initiative. More
June 14, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to name Dr. Rodney Allbright as interim president. More
June 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland student Kristin Lavalle was recently named a recipient of the Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship. More
June 13, 2016 -- San Jacinto College recently reopened the Lehr Library at its North Campus. More
June 13, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed "tags" for its next generation of nanosubmarines that will flouresce longer, enabling the nanosubmarines to be tracked for greater periods while being driven through a solution. More
June 13, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that Distinguished Professor Emeritus Glenn Utter has published a reference book on gun rights and gun control. More
June 13, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Pei-Yong Shi, a member of a research team at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston that has cloned the Zika virus to help find a vaccine to fight the disease. More
June 10, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine recently recognized four alumni during the 19th annual Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Awards Ceremony and Reception. More
June 10, 2016 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that UH President Renu Khator has been appointed to serve as the American Athletic Conference representative on the NCAA Division I Presidential Forum. More
June 09, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it is offering English language skills training to Kroger employees through the Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce. More
June 09, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that astronomers have found evidence of a newborn planet whose outer layers are being torn away due to its close orbit to a star. More
June 09, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to renew insurance policies through the National Flood Insurance Program and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
June 08, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the H-1B Gulf Coast Ready to Work Grant will provide tuition for qualifying students training to be electrical helpers. More
June 08, 2016 -- Galveston College today hosted a news conference as part of AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign to education drivers about the dangers of texting while driving. More
June 07, 2016 -- Alvin Community College is hosting a job fair for the company Empereon Constar. More
June 07, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Bilingual and Multicultural Education Judith Márquez was recently named recipient of the school's Hayes Diversity Award. More
June 07, 2016 -- The San Jacinto College softball team recently ended its season as being ranked seventh in the nation and as 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV champions. More
June 07, 2016 -- Rice University recently participated in conducting a three-year experiment to measure human impact on coral reef health. More
June 07, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a peptide created by bioengineers may provide an efficient way to deliver insoluble drugs to precise locations in the body. More
June 06, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a new study has found a link between emotional stress and diabetes. More
June 06, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Saturday opened the doors to its new League City Campus Hospital. More
June 06, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that several of its faculty members were recently recognized by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development at the University of Texas at Austin. More
June 06, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that the university has received a $2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to recruit biomaterials researcher and entrepreneur Omid Veiseh as part of Rice's bioengineering faculty. More
June 03, 2016 -- Lamar University on Friday announced the passing of Charline Dauphin, the namesake of the school's athletic complex, at the age of 86. More
June 03, 2016 -- College of the Mainland Cosmetology students recently assisted local high school students with prom makeovers. More
June 03, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake business students recently attended the Global Asset Management Education Forum in New York City. More
June 02, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study finds that the use of pulmonary rehabilitation therapy is underutilized for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More
June 01, 2016 -- Texas Southern University's radio station, KTSU Radio, will kick off a year-long series of events beginning June 5 leading up to the station's 45th anniversary in 2017. More
June 01, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers recently tested "nanocars" in ambient conditions to find how the vehicles moved when exposed to open air. More
June 01, 2016 -- Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy Director Edward Djerejian will speak at two conferences in Israel in mid-June. More
May 31, 2016 -- Three graduate students from Texas A&M University at Galveston have been awarded research funding from the Texas Sea Grant College Program. More
May 31, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that four students received scholarships through the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. More
May 31, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will present degrees to more than 200 graduates from the university's School of Medicine on Saturday. More
May 31, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that several of the college's students recently earned stage-combat certifications from the Society of American Fight Directors. More
May 31, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that the percentage of Texans without health insurance has declined by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, according to a new report from the Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. More
May 27, 2016 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved campus-specific policies regarding the possession of concealed handguns at the system's eight member institutions. More
May 27, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to name Dr. Clen Burton, vice president for fiscal affairs, as the college's acting president. More
May 27, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Police Department recently promoted Officer Vanessa Walker to sergeant, and presented Top Gun Awards to two officers. More
May 26, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a ceremony to unearth a time capsule that had been buried in 1966. More
May 26, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host no-cost classes on avoiding injuries on June 8 and June 24. More
May 25, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Joan Nichols, a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, has been selected as a 2016 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. More
May 25, 2016 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that a new report shows that construction in Harris County has "far outpaced" demolition during the past 10 years. More
May 24, 2016 -- Alvin Community College has reported that the school has graduated another record number of dual degree graduates. More
May 24, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host health economist Vivian Ho on June 3 to discuss the current status of the country's health care system under the Affordable Care Act. More
May 24, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Alan Waters opposed, to accept a resignation and separation agreement from COM President Dr. Beth Lewis, as discussed in closed session. More
May 23, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently received a massive $500,000 engine from Finland-based company Wartsila. More
May 23, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have advanced a graphene-based de-icer to include water-repelling capabilities to prevent ice from forming at low temperatures, as well as removing ice at extreme temperatures when electrical current is applied. More
May 23, 2016 -- Galveston College recently held a ceremony recognizing Accelerate Texas graduates in HVAC, medical coding and welding programs. More
May 23, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have streamlined the synthesis of a molecule that could be used to combat cancer. More
May 20, 2016 -- San Jacinto College recently held its spring commencement exercises. More
May 20, 2016 -- The Port of Galveston hosted its annual National Maritime Day Commemoration Ceremony on Thursday afternoon. The event was moved to the Texas Cruise Terminal I, from the usual location at Pier 21 due to thunder showers, lightning, downtown street flooding and a tornado warning. More
May 20, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre is currently showing "Bleacher Bums" through June 5. More
May 19, 2016 -- Verizon and Texas Southern University have announced a partnership focused on exposing middle-school minority boys across Houston to coding, application development, 3D printing, science, technology, engineering and math programs and related career opportunities. More
May 19, 2016 -- Researchers at Rice and Temple universities have determined that a drop in childhood obesity among American children cannot be explained by health behaviors. More
May 18, 2016 -- Three new members of the Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Tuesday were administered the oath of office by Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta. More
May 18, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has posted an article about Drew Rogers, a stroke survivor who marked the end of 11 years of physical therapy by enrolling at the school. More
May 18, 2016 -- Lone Star College has announced that a record number 7,032 students were eligible to take part in commencement ceremonies to receive their associate degrees or certificates this year representing a nine percent increase from 2014-15. More
May 18, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has posted an article about a father-son duo who recently graduated together. More
May 18, 2016 -- Galveston College has announced the winners of the J.W. and Suzanne Little $10,000 Nursing and Radiography Scholarships. More
May 17, 2016 -- The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System on Tuesday approved the appointment of Lonnie L. Howard, Ph.D., as the next president of Lamar Institute of Technology. More
May 17, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has announced that Dr. James M. Vanderploeg, professor of Aerospace Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, has received the 2016 Joe Kerwin Award from the Aerospace Medical Association. More
May 17, 2016 -- Texas Southern University has announced that Dr. Austin A. Lane has been named the sole finalist to become its 12th president. More
May 16, 2016 -- Scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have genetically engineered the world's first clone of the Zika virus strain. More
May 16, 2016 -- Lone Star College and Lamar University have formed a partnership to offer courses which can lead to a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts degree at LSC-University Center at The Woodlands. More
May 14, 2016 -- Galveston College recently presented several staff members with service awards. More
May 14, 2016 -- Galveston College recently recognized employees who received the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. More
May 14, 2016 -- The Galveston College Student Government Association recently inducted its 2016-2016 officers. More
May 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding the recent donation of $20,100 from the Mainland Medical Volunteer Auxiliary to fund scholarships for nursing students. More
May 12, 2016 -- University of Houston will recognize Russell Ybarra, J. Victor Samuels and Glenn T. Lilie with honorary degrees at its commencement ceremony on May 14. More
May 12, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Integricote, a nanotechnology company created by the university, has signed a distribution deal for its protective coatings. More
May 12, 2016 -- Lamar University and Lone Star College on Tuesday celebrated a new partnership to meet the needs of students in the Greater Houston area. More
May 12, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that new findings from NASA's orbiting Magnetospheric Multiscale mission could assist university physicists and their colleague better predict "space weather", magnetic storms above the Earth that can damage satellites and terrestrial power grids. More
May 12, 2016 -- Galveston College's Law Enforcement Academy will host a graduation ceremony on Friday for its current class. More
May 12, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Raymond Lewis, Jr. as chair of the board for 2016-2018. More
May 11, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities, as well as a student representative to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
May 11, 2016 -- Galveston College's Culinary Arts program recently received a $1,000 scholarship donation from the Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs Foundation. More
May 11, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that three of the college's partners have received Early College High School Demonstration Site grants by the Texas Education Agency. More
May 11, 2016 -- Galveston College presented 15, 10 and 5 year service awards during its recent Employee Awards Banquet. More
May 11, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its Spring 2016 Commencement on Saturday, with Rear Admiral Robert Smith, III presiding over his final graduating class as CEO of the university. More
May 10, 2016 -- Rice University on Monday announced that a team of students have created a prototype of a device to monitor the pulse and oxygen levels of a fetus undergoing endoscopic fetal surgery in a mother's womb. More w/Video
May 10, 2016 -- University of St. Thomas will host Texas Governor Greg Abbott to speak at the university's commencement ceremony on May 21. More
May 10, 2016 -- Texas Southern University recently hosted members of the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations to discuss formulas used to fund institutions of higher education. More
May 09, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will offer free skin cancer screenings on May 21. More
May 09, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that the college has been awarded a $199,527 grant through the National Science Foundation. More
May 09, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today issued a news release regarding the results of Saturday's election. More
May 06, 2016 -- San Jacinto College has announced that its Maritime Technology and Training Center recently received the Houston Business Journal's 2016 Landmark Award in Education Facility. More
May 06, 2016 -- Galveston College will host its 49th annual commencement ceremony on May 13 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 06, 2016 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that two of the university's students have earned summer internships at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. More
May 06, 2016 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that a team of the college's students will compete in the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills conference in June. More
May 05, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday hosted a plaque ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Maritime Academy Residence Hall. More
May 05, 2016 -- University of St. Thomas today announced that the university has been awarded a $170,000 grant from Taiwan's Ministry of Education to support ongoing and future expansion of Taiwan Studies. More
May 05, 2016 -- Galveston College's Sigma Gamma Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently inducted several new members. More
May 05, 2016 -- Rice University will host German ambassador to the United States Peter Wittig on May 11 to speak on "The Importance of Trans-Atlantic Relations: Challenges of a World in Turmoil". More
May 05, 2016 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Texas Medical Branch’s League City Campus Hospital. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Texas Southern University Board of Regents Presidential Search Committee has announced that it has narrowed down its pool of applicants to two and has forwarded those candidates’ names to the board for consideration. More
May 04, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that its Continuing and Professional Development division is partnering with the Global Corporate College network to expand its workforce training. More
May 04, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that biochemist and plant biologist Bonnie Bartel has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Lone Star College Foundation today announced that its recent StarGala 2016 event raised more than $1 million in donations, an all-time fundraising record. More
May 04, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new issue brief finds that energy subsidies in the Persian Gulf are being reduced through recent reforms by countries in the gulf. More
May 04, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently inducted 18 students as new members. More
May 04, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university will embark on a two-year research development program to collaborate with Cuban scientists to better fight infectious diseases, particularly those in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean regions. More
May 03, 2016 -- Lone Star College today formed a partnership with Stephen F. Austin University to offer courses leading to a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts degree at LSC-University Center at The Woodlands. More
May 03, 2016 -- Rice University Nobel Price laureate Robert Curl today issued statements on the recent passing of Sir Harold Kroto, part of the team that discovered the carbon-60 molecule, commonly known as the "buckyball" in 1985. More
May 03, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of engineering students has developed a new fish-rewarding enrichment device to provide mental and physical stimulation for sea lions at the Houston Zoo. More w/Video
May 03, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has become the first community college to be accredited by the International Association of Drilling Contractors. More
May 03, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that it has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the United States Department of Education to fund a project to prepare teachers for deaf and hard of hearing students who have additional disabilities. More
May 03, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, in its April board meeting, voted unanimously to approve an energy contract with TXU. More
May 03, 2016 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is accepting nominations through June 30 for the 30th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
May 02, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently spoke with Amitesh Agarwal, a researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston who led a study finding that, in most cases, treatments for pulmonary disease are not compromised when patients are treated by advanced practitioners rather than by physicians. More
May 02, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Ricardo Sosa, an engineering student at the university, has received a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation to continue his work on kidney stone prevention and treatment. More
May 02, 2016 -- Alvin Community College held a ceremony on Friday to receive a $1.4 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to help fund workforce training courses. More
May 02, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that former Houston Mayor Annise Parker has returned to teach at the university's Doerr Institute for New Leaders. More
May 02, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today held a special meeting to discuss the contract of the college president, but took no action on the item. More
May 02, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university have received $1.8 million in grants to assist NASA in astronaut selection and training for long-term missions. More
April 29, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will host "From Broadway to Bond", a free concert on Monday at the COM Fine Arts Building. More
April 29, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Ben Raimer, senior vice president of Health Policy and Legislative Affairs, has been named a recipient of the 2016 C. Frank Webber, M.D. Award by the Texas Medical Association's Medical Student Section. More
April 29, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the analysis and development of a timeline for a bond election to be held in 2017. More
April 29, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Douglas J. Palmer has been named interim chief operating officer for the campus, effective June 1. More
April 28, 2016 -- The Center for International Studies at the University of St. Thomas is marking its 35th anniversary this year. More
April 28, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host a celebration on May 3 in observance of Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month. More
April 28, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of students with the university are refining a program to be used with magnetic nanoparticles to reveal early traces of cancer. More
April 28, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that engineering students have created a simple device that may shield young children from pain related to the removal of a stent after a urinary tract procedure. More w/Video
April 27, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that government instructor Shinya Wakao will speak at the college's fourth annual symposium, "Time and Place as Context" on Friday to discuss how location affects people and politics. More
April 27, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that Robert Fiederlein and Cathy Mogler have been appointed to the advisory council for the college's Small Business Development Center. More
April 27, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is providing a $1.4 million grant to Alvin Community College to provide job training for INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA and TEAM Industrial Services, Inc. More
April 27, 2016 -- University of St. Thomas today announced that Dr. Russell Frohardt has been named dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. More
April 26, 2016 -- Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall today named Lonnie L. Howard as the sole finalist for president of the Lamar Institute of Technology. More
April 26, 2016 -- A fun three-day weekend photo adventure for amateur photographers, 55 and older, living in the Galveston County area, sponsored by Texas A&M University, Educational Outreach Program is being offered on April 29, 30 and May 1. More
April 25, 2016 -- Lamar University has been selected to receive $7,500 to support new study abroad scholarships as part of its commitment to the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad® initiative to increase the number and diversity of students who study abroad by the end of the decade. More
April 25, 2016 -- Lamar University has selected 19 students to serve as Lamar Ambassadors. More
April 25, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs already on the market may be effective in fighting antibiotic-resistant pathogens. More
April 25, 2016 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute today announced the findings from the 35th annual Kinder Houston Area Survey. More
April 25, 2016 -- Galveston College's Community Chorale will perform its Spring Concert on May 15. More
April 22, 2016 -- Lone Star College students, faculty and staff have offered assistance to the victims of the April 18 flood. More
April 22, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today hosted its annual Earth Day celebration. Robert Mihovil provided pictures of the event. More
April 22, 2016 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center recently participated in a test of NASA's UAS traffic management research platform, with 24 drones remotely operated simultaneously at six test sites around the country. More
April 21, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble and the Texas City High School Jazz Band will host a free concert on April 30 at the Texas City High School Auditorium. More
April 21, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of engineering students recently received a top prize at the university's Engineering Design Showcase for the design of flood remediation enhancements for Houston's Brays Bayou. More w/Video
April 21, 2016 -- The Galveston College Art Department will host the 36th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition April 28-September 30 at the Fine Arts Gallery. More
April 21, 2016 -- Galveston Colelge will host Dr. Lydia D. Johnson, an associate professor of law at Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law, on April 27 as part of the college's 2015-2016 Lecture Series. More
April 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host its Second Annual Veteran Health and Resource Fair on April 26. More
April 21, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today issued a brief finding that the development of brackish groundwater could augment supplies and relieve stress on freshwater resources. More
April 20, 2016 -- Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and a sociology professor, will release the central findings from the 2016 Kinder Houston Area Survey at a press conference on April 25. More
April 20, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host its "Be the Match" bone marrow donor registry drive on April 28. More
April 20, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a study has found that consuming large amounts of fructose during pregnancy could increase the risk of heart disease in children. More
April 19, 2016 -- Lamar University has named Erik Stromberg as the inaugural executive director of the Center for Advances in Port Management after a national search. More
April 19, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that more than 1,100 have enrolled in the college's 50 Plus Program. More
April 19, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Arthur Conklin, director for the university's Center for Information Security Research and Education, recently testified before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a state legislative committee regarding protection of the electric grid from potential cyber threats. More
April 18, 2016 -- New research at Rice University has suggested that actin filaments that control the shape of neuron cells may also be the key to the molecular machinery that forms and stores long-term memories. More
April 18, 2016 -- The American Association of Community Colleges has named Alvin Community College alumni Nolan and Ruth Ryan its Alumni of the Year. More
April 18, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that it is postponing Tuesday's 2016 Kinder Houston Area Survey luncheon and news conference due to weather conditions. More
April 18, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host the fourth annual Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Academic Symposium on April 29. More
April 17, 2016 -- Rice University on Saturday announced that TriFusion Devices from Texas A&M University was named winner of the Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 14, 2016 -- University of Houston will host the fifth annual Houston Area Insight Expo, addressing advocacy for the visually impaired in the community, workplace and government, on April 30. More
April 14, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently announced that two of its students have recently been the first from UHCL to be accepted into the state's Joint Admission Medical Program. More
April 14, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists had discovered that a strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil causes carbon nanotubes to self-assemble into long wires, which could provide a means for scalable assembly of nanotubes. More
April 14, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept a $199,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for the Engineering Technology Instrumentation Project. More
April 13, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows that older men using testosterone therapy were less likely to have complications requiring hospital readmission than those not using therapy. More
April 13, 2016 -- Galveston College's Upward Bound program is accepting applications for Ball High School students. More
April 13, 2016 -- Rice University's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center and Texas A&M University's Center for Texas Beaches and Shores will host a conference on April 26-27 to discuss how to protect Houston and Galveston from the impacts of powerful storms. More w/Video
April 12, 2016 -- Lamar University has announced that Monica Harn, chair of its Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Diane H. Shaver Professorship in Speech and Hearing Sciences. More
April 12, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a study by the Houston Education Research Consortium, part of the university's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, finds that age and disciplinary incidents are the factors most likely to impact a student's decision to drop out of high school. More
April 11, 2016 -- The faculty of the University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education recently hosted its annual Spring Collaborative Council meeting. More
April 11, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Aaron Gray, a graduate student in the rehabilitation sciences program at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who has completed research that found oral contraceptives reduce the chances of serious injury in young girls who play sports. More
April 11, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has opened the new Jennie Sealy Hospital, located on UTMB's Galveston Campus. More
April 11, 2016 -- Rice University will host the annual George R. Brown School of Engineering Design Showcase on Thursday at the Tudor Fieldhouse. More
April 11, 2016 -- Lamar University will host a variety of campus events and a video contest the week of April 18-22 in observance of Earth Week. More
April 11, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed a combined electrolyte and separator for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that supplies energy at usable voltages and in high temperatures. More
April 11, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host neuroscientist, educator and author David Eagleman on April 21. More
April 11, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that he has appointed members to the Pathways in Technology Early College High School Advisory Council. More
April 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will showcase its Business and Allied Health programs during the ACC Education Fair on April 21. More
April 08, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has announced that current or prospective students can now apply for a fall 2016/spring 2017 scholarship for tuition or textbooks. More
April 08, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host its annual Space Science Day Community Night on April 14 at the South Campus. More
April 08, 2016 -- Galveston College Whitecaps Athletic Director and Softball Coach Ken Delcambre recently spoke to the Texas Cobras, a youth softball team in Humble, on the importance of hard work and discipline. More
April 08, 2016 -- Lamar University will host a Spanish language learning workshop for teachers on April 23. More
April 07, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host Ric Campo, chair of the Super Bowl LI Host Committee, to deliver the commencement address at the college's May 14 graduation ceremonies. More
April 07, 2016 -- Galveston College is hosting the Ball High School Student Art Exhibition through April 15. More
April 07, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that university bioengineer David Zhang has been awarded two National Institutes of Health grants to develop new diagnostics for finding specific sequences of DNA. More
April 06, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston's Marine Transportation program has been training its students with the help of new state-of-the art ship simulators. More
April 06, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's engineering sciences associate degree program has been named a recipient of the Excellence in Retention and Transition for Hispanic Serving Institutions award by Texas A&M University. More
April 06, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host an opening reception on April 14 for the 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, featuring the work of graduating art students. More
April 06, 2016 -- The Texas State University System today announced that four candidates have been named as finalists in the search for the next president of Lamar Institute of Technology. More
April 06, 2016 -- University of Houston's American Sign Language students will take the stage to provide sign language interpreting during the Theatre Under the Stars production of "Oliver!" on April 14. More
April 05, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Administrative and Office Professionals Summit on April 27. More
April 05, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host Spotlight Saturday, an event highlighting the college's business and technology programs, on April 30 at the North Campus. More
April 05, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that engineers have developed a method to identify the cause of "sour" hydrocarbons, or those with high concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas, in wells. More
April 04, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed a laboratory engineered antibody that could provide a new treatment against the Junin virus. More
April 04, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that culinary arts student Jamison Bishop received the gold medal, and Giselly Flores and Maria Martinez received bronze medals, at the recent Jeunes Chef Competition in Houston. More
April 04, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees last week voted unanimously to accept a donation of pipe to the college’s Welding Department from A.P.I Specialist. More
April 04, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently hosted its Student-Donor Luncheon to thank donors for creating new and continuing previous scholarships for students at the college. More
April 01, 2016 -- Galveston College will host its Kids College program beginning in June. More
April 01, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William Staples recently delivered the university's annual report to the community. More
March 31, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will be holding a public forum on April 6 to discuss the $88.5 million bond issue on the ballot for the May 7 elections. More
March 31, 2016 -- Galveston College's Law Enforcement Academy is accepting applications for its next class of cadets. More
March 31, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host career fairs for health care and supportive services, technical careers and skilled trades, and professional careers and administrative services, in April. More
March 31, 2016 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Lydia D. Johnson, an associate professor of law as Texas Southern University, on April 27 as part of the college's lecture series. More
March 31, 2016 -- University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance will present Ensemble Dance Works, an evening of contemporary dance works, Friday through Sunday at Lindall Finley Wortham Theatre. More
March 31, 2016 -- Lamar University's Omega Upsilon Chapter of Order of Omega on Wednesday honored 17 outstanding members of the fraternity and sorority community. More
March 31, 2016 -- Rice University will host Danny Danon, Israel's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, on April 5 to speak on "Israel and the United Nations". More
March 31, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday announced that the university was ranked seventh in affordability in Nonprofit Colleges Online's rankings of online environmental science master's degree programs. More
March 31, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently voted to approve contracts that will lower the college's insurance premiums and energy costs. More
March 30, 2016 -- Lamar University’s Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will host its inaugural Brass Festival April 7-9. More
March 30, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host a job and resource fair on April 27 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
March 30, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a newly-developed dataset will allow international relations scholars to study the extent to which different types of foreign-policy changes are associated with different types of leader transitions within countries. More
March 30, 2016 -- University of Houston is holding registration for the university's ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp and the Cougar STEM Camp. More
March 30, 2016 -- Lamar University will host the Joint Spring 2016 Meeting of the Texas sections of the American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers and Zone 13 of the Society of Physics Students, March 31-April 2. More
March 30, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will open its production of "Second Samuel" on Thursday at the COM Community Theatre. More
March 29, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it was named a Top 25 College for Hispanics by the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine. More
March 28, 2016 -- Lamar University will host Le Grand Bal, a gala evening of art, fine dining, dancing and entertainment on April 2. More
March 28, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host the STEM/Health Sciences RegFest, an event to allow the public to explore a variety of health science programs and science, technology, engineering and math programs, on April 14 at the North Campus. More
March 28, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that engineering students at the university have invented a device to help make composting easier. More w/Video
March 28, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today reported that a new study finds that higher rates of breastfeeding, use of vaccinations and lower rates of smoking could contribute to a reduction in ear infections for babies. More
March 25, 2016 -- Rice University will host "America, Energy and War", a discussion of the relationship between energy, American geopolitical anxiety and the Middle East, on March 29. More
March 25, 2016 -- Lone Star College's Center for Civic Engagement will host "Citizenship Under Siege", a public forum regarding inequality, on April 2 at the LSC-North Harris Student Services Building. More
March 25, 2016 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present the Australian comedy, "COSI", starting April 21. More
March 24, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Land Pearland Campus will host an open house for prospective students on April 9. More
March 24, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that NATO has awarded a $369,803 grant to Larry Shi, a computer scientist with the university, to design a new framework to provide security for big data applications. More
March 24, 2016 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that it is offering an associate degree in welding. More
March 24, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation today announced that a new report finds that Texans who bought their own health insurance were less likely to understand basic terms and how to use their plans compared with those who have Medicare, Medicaid, or employee-sponsored health insurance. More
March 24, 2016 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that a team of students and mentors have created a sterilization station for surgical instruments that can help minimize the risk of infections to patients in low-resource settings. More w/Video
March 23, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study finds that higher concentrations of Bisphenol, or BPA, in a pregnant mother's blood may be a contributing factor in preterm births. More
March 23, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that Antonio Merlo has been named the dean of the university's School of Social Sciences. More
March 23, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that a study by two researchers with the university shows that goals set at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius are "unrealistic and almost impossible to achieve". More
March 22, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education has been welcomed into partnership with the 100Kin10 coalition, which comprises more than 280 corporations, foundations, museums, non-profits, school districts and other universities committed to delivering 100,000 new science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM educators by 2021. More
March 22, 2016 -- The Galveston College Foundation today announced that the third Five Fabulous Chefs Le Triomphe du Printemps for 2016 will take place April 6-7, in celebration of the foundation's 20th anniversary. More
March 22, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Chelsi Nelson, a student at the college, has been named a NASA scholar. More
March 21, 2016 -- Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a series of STEM career nights beginning March 29 in order to encourage more females to enter into science, technology, engineering and math related fields. More
March 21, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a new study by researchers finds that obese women run a greater risk of depression, even with higher education, compared to women of normal weight and similar education levels. More
March 18, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that women who take the birth control pill were less likely to suffer serious knee injuries. More
March 18, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today named Yvette Barker as director of housing. More
March 18, 2016 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that the university's Master of Business Administration program has been ranked among the top 25 programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. More
March 17, 2016 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that Russ Schultz has been named dean emeritus. More
March 17, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that, through the publishing agreement for a political science book by professors at the university, TSU's Political Science Department has received $10,602 in royalties. More
March 17, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Del Papa Distributing Company Community Fund has contributed $1 million to establish the Lawrence J. Del Papa Distinguished Chair in Neurodegenerative Disease Research. More
March 14, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a paper by a Rice researcher finds that freedom of religion and civic rights were important components of a "Muslim nation". More
March 14, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Wei Chen Lee, a researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, regarding a study that found rural women who give birth are more likely to be readmitted to hospitals than urban women. More
March 12, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is accepting applications through March 20 for summer scholarships. More
March 11, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college has added Electronic Whiteboards to the simulation center at the college's South Campus to further train nurses. More
March 11, 2016 -- Lone Star College's Law Enforcement Academy will host an open house on March 24. More
March 11, 2016 -- Rice University, at the South by Southwest event in Austin, today announced the rankings in the 2016 Seed Accelerator Project. More
March 11, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that students with the university's Department of Art will present an exhibit of their work at the San Jacinto College North campus in Houston through April 8. More
March 10, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Syed Ahmed has been named director of the university's Advanced Superconductor Manufacturing Institute, which will launch commercialization of the production of high-temperature superconductors. More
March 10, 2016 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that the university has received funding from the National Science Foundation to increase data transfer speeds to as much as 10 Gigabits per second. More
March 10, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of scientists has developed a new process for the synthesis of anti-cancer agents originally found in bacteria. More
March 10, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday announced that alumna Meagan Sovine and graduate student Heather Block have been named recipients of the 2016 Southwest Educational Research Association Deans' Awards for Exceptional Graduate Student Research. More
March 10, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that Mohamed Katingeri, a student at the college, has been selected to travel to the Johnson Space Center to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project. More
March 10, 2016 -- Alvin Community College Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography instructor and students recently participated in the American Heart Association's Bay Area Go Red Day Luncheon. More
March 10, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to order the cancellation of the May 7 General Election. More
March 09, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently hosted the Shell Leadership Weekend, which brought together 40 TAMUG students for two days of meetings with professionals from the maritime industry. More
March 09, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that Amos McDonald and Helen Clougherty have been named vice chancellors for the school. More
March 09, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineers have introduced a fast computational method to model tissue-specific metabolic pathways, which may help researchers find new therapeutic targets for cancer and other diseases. More
March 09, 2016 -- Lamar University's chapter of Sigma XI will host Dr. John Hildebrand on March 22 for a lecture on diseases transmitted by blood-sucking insects and ticks. More
March 09, 2016 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present Ensemble Dance Works, an evening of contemporary works, April 1-3. More
March 08, 2016 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday celebrated the grand opening of its new Maritime Technology and Training Center along the Port of Houston. More
March 08, 2016 -- Galveston College will host Sergeant Michael Bell with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office tonight to discuss crime scene investigations, as part of the college's 2015-2016 Lecture Series. More
March 08, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released a report finding that approximately 25 percent of Texans say they do not understand basic health insurance terms. More
March 08, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel on Wednesday to discuss drug policies in Harris County and the nation. More
March 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it was recently presented the "Energy Pacesetter Award" from Cenergistic for achieving energy savings totaling $1,168,283 since 2012. More
March 07, 2016 -- The Galveston College Foundation is accepting applications through March 31 for student scholarships for the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters. More
March 07, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released a report finding that Texas' venture capital investments are declining. More
March 06, 2016 -- James A. Baker, III, honorary chair of the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, today issued a statement on the passing of Nancy Reagan. More
March 05, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's School of Health Professions today held the 2016 Causeway FunD 5K Run/Walk. More
March 04, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's School of Health Professions will host the Fourth Annual Causeway FunD Run on Saturday. More
March 04, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted an art workshop as part of the "Visiting Artists" program. More
March 04, 2016 -- Alvin Community College's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently inducted new members. More
March 04, 2016 -- Lamar University will host a cello recital featuring Christopher Adkins, principal cellist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. More
March 04, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Higher Education Committee Chair Kel Seliger sent a letter to public university presidents requesting they send information on tuition and costs of attendance at each institution since 2002. More
March 04, 2016 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that the university has joined the Center for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning. More
March 04, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday announced that international enrollment at the university grew by 30 percent between the 2013-2014 and the 2014-2015 academic years. More
March 04, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host the Lone Star Book Festival on April 8-9 at the LSC-Kingwood campus. More
March 03, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax, the university's textbook publisher, and wholesale textbook distributor NASCORP will offer low-cost customized textbook services beginning this spring. More
March 03, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that "Family Portraits", a piece by faculty member Prince Thomas, has been installed as a permanent public art exhibit near Minute Maid Park in Houston. More
March 03, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it will host a "Mini Medical School", a free series of lectures on various health topics, beginning March 23. More
March 02, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Lifelong Learning Program is seeking participants for three upcoming travel trips. More
March 01, 2016 -- The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named San Jacinto College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges. More
March 01, 2016 -- The 15-member Campus Carry Work Group at the University of Houston has released its draft policy. More
March 01, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a presentation on March 7 on urban "food deserts". More
March 01, 2016 -- University of Houston will host a ceremony on Friday to induct its first class of members of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. More
March 01, 2016 -- The Gulf Coast Safety Institute's Center for Risk Management will host a no-cost class for safety for confined space entry on March 4. More
February 29, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that five challengers and one incumbent have filed to run for three seats on the college's Board of Regents in May. More
February 29, 2016 -- University of Houston has named five finalists for the Fifth Annual Public Official of the Year Award. More
February 29, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that a Presidential Search Committee has been named, with TSU Regent Oliver Bell to lead the committee in the search for the university's 12th president. More
February 27, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston on Friday hosted a dedication ceremony for Jennie Sealy Hospital. More
February 26, 2016 -- The Galveston College Foundation recently presented scholarships to students through a contribution by McDaniel Construction Co. Inc. More
February 26, 2016 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative recently hosted the Women in Industry conference in Galveston. More
February 25, 2016 -- Alvin Community College Chef Instructor Mary Bass was recently named Chef of the Year by Galveston.com, and will appear on a competition show on the Food Network on March 6. More
February 25, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Wednesday announced that the university has received a grant from Shell to help students explore opportunities in maritime careers. More
February 25, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday announced that researchers have published a study regarding the difference in care given to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients by medical doctors compared with nurse practitioners and physician assistants. More
February 25, 2016 -- Alvin Community College's Continuing Education/Workforce Development Division recently received a $1.4 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide training to local industry firms. More
February 25, 2016 -- Galveston College and the Rotary Club of Galveston will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 23. More
February 24, 2016 -- Galveston College will host Galveston County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Michael Bell on March 8 to present "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Legal Perfection From a Crime Scene Investigator's Perspective", as part of the college's lecture series. More
February 24, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university received a 25 percent increase in annual research expenditures for FY2015, breaking the institution's record for research funding. More
February 24, 2016 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the college's new Center for Industrial Technology. More
February 24, 2016 -- San Jacinto College's Maritime Technology and Training Center in La Porte will host a conversation on March 3 regarding storm protection for the Houston-Galveston region. More
February 23, 2016 -- Rice University applied mathematician Adrianna Gillman has been selected as a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Mathematics. More
February 23, 2016 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston graduate student Jesus Silvas, Vsevolod Popov and Assistant Professor Patricia Aguilar to discuss their research into the SFTS virus, which is able to spread and protect itself from antibodies in a way most viruses do not. More
February 23, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-2, with Roney McCrary and Wayne Miles opposed, to rescind a recommendation to purchase the JC Penney building and parcel. More
February 22, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today commemorated Bettye Grigsby, an associate professor of educational leadership, who passed away on February 7. More
February 22, 2016 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that Dr. Joseph Cerami has been named the new director of the university's Center for Ethical Leadership. More
February 22, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have modified a laser cutter to create an open-source platform that can print 3-D objects from powdered plastics and biomaterials. More
February 22, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, in a meeting on Thursday, voted to order a special election for May 7 to propose the issuance of $88.5 million in bonds for a new technical building and a new location to serve the college district's west side. More
February 19, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Karenmaria Oswalt, a student in ACC's music program, has been named to the Texas Community College All State Band. More
February 19, 2016 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that a new study shows that a 100,000 square mile section of the ice shelf broke apart within 1,500 years after the last ice age. More w/Video
February 19, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute will host Ambassador William Burns, former United States deputy secretary of state, on February 24 to speak on "American Leadership in a Changing International Landscape". More
February 18, 2016 -- University of Houston will host a groundbreaking ceremony on February 29 for its second Health and Biomedical Sciences Building. More
February 18, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Department of Earth and Space Sciences has received two three-year software licenses, valued at approximately $1.7 million, from Schlumberger. More
February 18, 2016 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that a study by biologists has found that outbreaks of marine viruses may be associated with coral bleaching events. More
February 18, 2016 -- The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas on Wednesday awarded six research grants to cancer scientists. More
February 18, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the offering of an Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology. More
February 17, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host "The First Detection: The Birth of Gravitational Wave Astronomy", a presentation regarding the observation of gravitational waves, on February 29. More
February 17, 2016 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today released a report regarding the City of Houston's pothole repair initiative. More
February 17, 2016 -- Texas Southern University will host an unveiling and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday for the new TSU/Rooms To Go Student Reading Lounge. More
February 16, 2016 -- Lamar University has announced that its Spring 2016 enrollment figures have set new records. More
February 16, 2016 -- The Lone Star College Foundation will host StarGala 2016 to support the school's Promise Scholarship on April 16. More
February 16, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that a new clinic has opened at the university for adolescent and family counseling. More
February 16, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's COMPeers recently held a fantasy football league to provide scholarship funds to students. More
February 15, 2016 -- University of Houston will host the High School Offshore Science and Technology Stars Challenge on March 4. More
February 15, 2016 -- Lamar University on Friday announced that Harley Myler, an engineer with the university, is proposing research to create a semi-autonomous robotic system to mitigate the Lionfish population, an invasive species that could cause ecological damage in the Atlantic Ocean. More
February 13, 2016 -- Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi will speak on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science to discuss the societal implications of machines performing most jobs humans currently perform. More
February 13, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that Andrea Isella, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the university, is discussing images that may show the formation of a planet, or planetary system, around a binary star at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. More
February 12, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that UTMB is collaborating with the Brazilian Ministry of Health to research and develop a Zika virus vaccine. More
February 12, 2016 -- Lamar University former athlete and Purple Heart recipient recently spoke to students at Clear View High School. More
February 11, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that Kayla Crane, a student in the college's Nursing program, has been named a recipient of the Janet Hamilton and Texas Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship. More
February 11, 2016 -- Galveston College will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 23. More
February 11, 2016 -- College of the Mainland students in Phi Theta Kappa recently raised $1,500 through the Quacking Dead Fun Run for the Fisher House Foundation. More
February 10, 2016 -- The College Preparatory program at San Jacinto College has been awarded the 2016 John Champaign Memorial Award as an Outstanding Developmental Education Program. More
February 10, 2016 -- San Jacinto College has announced that its process technology program has received its endorsement by the North American Process Technology Alliance. More
February 10, 2016 -- The University of Houston has been selected by CNN, the RNC and Telemundo as host-site for a Republican presidential candidates’ debate on February 25. More
February 10, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced plans to add a new Recreation and Wellness Center building to the campus in 2018. More
February 10, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today launched his University Research Initiative, which will provide matching funds to help Texas institutions of higher education recruit nationally-recognized researchers. More
February 10, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that a recently-discovered virus is able to spread using a novel mechanism. More
February 10, 2016 -- University of Houston will host the Science Engineering Fair of Houston on February 27. More
February 10, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that three of the university's faculty members have been selected to participate at a workshop organized by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to discuss the Zika virus. More
February 09, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that nine students have been selected as Gill Scholars, and will participate in "Ignite!" a three-day entrepreneurship program in Silicon Valley. More
February 09, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host concerts featuring music students and guest artists in February and March. More
February 09, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that Jennifer Herricks, a postdoctoral fellow in disease and poverty, will testify before the Texas House of Representatives' Public Health Committee on Wednesday regarding the development of vaccines for tropical diseases. More
February 09, 2016 -- University of Houston will host "Your Brain on Art", a dance performance collaboration between artists and engineers, on Friday. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative will host the "Women in Industry" conference on February 19 in Galveston. More
February 08, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer no-cost OSHA safety courses in March through May. More
February 08, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that a researcher with the university is studying ways to save the dugongs, water mammals related to manatees, which are endangered and declining in population. More
February 08, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineers with the university have found new techniques for precision genome editing that provide improved accuracy and have fewer off-target errors. More
February 08, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced new research shows that conducting drug screenings of patients who suffer from chronic pain increases odds that patients won't return for future treatment. More
February 08, 2016 -- Galveston College Theatre will present "An Evening of Scenes" on February 19-20 at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
February 05, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host a meeting on February 9 for a presentation on the benefits and opportunities of the COM Collegiate High School. More
February 05, 2016 -- Lamar University will host readings by writers Elizabeth Harris on February 24 and Lisa Sandlin on February 29 as part of its Literary Festival series. More
February 04, 2016 -- The University of Houston has announced that it is featured in the Princeton Review’s 2016 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.” More
February 03, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced several upcoming events in celebration of Black History Month. More
February 03, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced the winners of funding through the university's Technology Commercialization Program. More
February 03, 2016 -- University of Houston will host an energy symposium on February 15 to discuss the Iran nuclear agreement. More
February 02, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a visit from Court Reporting Association President Mary Berry. More
February 02, 2016 -- Lone Star College recently recognized six scholarship winners during the 23rd annual Chancellor's Breakfast. More
February 01, 2016 -- Rice University has announced that the Baker Institute for Public Policy is now ranked among the top five university-affiliated think tanks in the world, according to the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program’s 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, during their meeting last week, reviewed a draft of the college's Facilities Master Plan. More
February 01, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university has received approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to add a new doctoral program in psychology. More
February 01, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation today announced the launch of the "Bright Ideas" Mini-Grants Program to fund COM instructors' ideas for technology, programs or services that assist students in learning. More
February 01, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that the university's Kinder Institute for Urban Research has been awarded $7 million from the Houston Endowment to expand the institute's research capacity. More
January 29, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, who helped to organize Houston's first sit-in on March 4, 1960, passed away on January 22. More
January 29, 2016 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that Dr. Eddie Weller, director of the college's honors program, has been elected to the Great Plains Honors Council Executive Committee. More
January 29, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Thursday released a new report finding that a majority of uninsured Texans claim high costs of health insurance as the reason they remain uninsured. More
January 28, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university's online programs have been ranked in the U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Programs". More
January 28, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that Peter Rodriguez has been named dean of the university's Jones Graduate School of Business. More
January 25, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that chemists have developed an epoxy of graphene nanoribbons which could serve as an effective means of melting ice on exposed services such as on aircraft wings, wind turbines and transmission lines. More
January 25, 2016 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business will host the Empower Global Health Conference on February 12-13. More
January 25, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Elyssa Davila, a student at the college, has been awarded the Southwest Association of Students Assistance Programs Scholarship. More
January 25, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that scientists have made discoveries regarding different strains of deadly flesh-eating bacteria that could result in new treatments for such diseases. More
January 22, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that microwaves, such as those in a standard microwave oven, can be used effectively to decontaminate carbon nanotubes for uses such as drug delivery and solar panels. More
January 22, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday announced that it is offering the first online master's degree program for maritime administration and logistics professionals. More
January 22, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery is exhibiting students' works of art through February 14. More
January 21, 2016 -- Texas State Representative Carol Alvarado today spoke before the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the University of Texas System's proposed expansion into the Houston area. More
January 21, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of students at the university has been invited to compete in the 2017 Solar Decathlon, a Department of Energy sponsored event to advance the art and technology of environmental friendly dwellings. More
January 21, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that collaborative team of researchers have found antibodies that could help provide a single treatment against several types of Ebola. More
January 21, 2016 -- University of Houston will announce the winners of the Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge, a contest for students to design affordable energy efficient homes, on January 27. More
January 21, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced the President's List, Vice President's List and Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester. More
January 21, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that college staff members will assist taxypayers filed their return during an event on February 13. More
January 20, 2016 -- David Marshall, chief nursing and patient care services officer for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston health system, recently received an Excellence in Nursing Award from Modern Healthcare magazine. More
January 20, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that student Samyam Prasain has been named one of the annual Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholars. More
January 20, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a free "Lunch and Learn" to discuss safety training on February 17. More
January 20, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax, the university's publisher of free textbooks, has resulted in students saving $39 million in the 2015-2016 academic year. More
January 19, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have found that graphene oxide "paper" changes under strain, making it more or less brittle depending on how hard it is pulled. More
January 19, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed a tool to speed the design of molecular diagnostics that depend on the recognition of pathogen DNA and RNA. More
January 18, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Friday hosted its 2016 Community Service Awards Ceremony, commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More
January 18, 2016 -- Lamar University recently announced that 88 of the university's student-athletes have been named to the Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll. More
January 15, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it is expanding food truck visits to all three of the college's campus during the spring semester. More
January 15, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that K.C. Nicolaou, an organic chemist with the university, has been named recipient of the Wolf Prize in Chemistry. More
January 15, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college added more students than any other college in the nation during the fall 2014 semester. More
January 14, 2016 -- Lamar University's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities will host its Spring Review 2016 event on February 20. More
January 13, 2016 -- Lone Star College has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School for the third year in a row. More
January 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that COM Police Chief Syliva Chapa has been featured as a "Leader and Innovator" in the magazine Campus Security Report. More
January 13, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a paper released today finds that the Middle East is shifting to nuclear energy. More
January 12, 2016 -- Lamar University will host John Medina, author of "Brain Rules", on February 23 to deliver a free lecture regarding principles for "striving and thriving at work, home and school". More
January 12, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study finds that traumatic brain injury induces mental impairments using mechanisms linked with Alzheimer's disease. More
January 12, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $3.87 million grant from the Sealy & Smith Foundation to establish a comprehensive eye and ear center. More
January 11, 2016 -- Lone Star College has announced that six of its professors were awarded The League for Innovation in the Community College's 2015 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. More
January 11, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a kick-off event for the university's new Student Literacy Chapter. More
January 11, 2016 -- Lamar University will host a special event on January 19 in commemoration of the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More
January 11, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that new research finds that children in larger families are more likely to fall behind in cognitive achievement and have behavioral and other problems. More
January 11, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed an adaptive material that combines self-healing and reversible self-stiffening properties. More w/Video
January 11, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a paper by law and health experts calls for the removal of legal barriers to adolescent participation in HIV and sexually transmitted infections research. More
January 11, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Robert Tijerina, a former San Jac student, has been named 2015 Male Entrepreneur of the Year by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. More
January 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host its 17th Annual "Evening of Big Band Music" concert on February 6. More
January 07, 2016 -- Kay Fitzsimons, executive director of Community Leadership and Engagement for Lone Star College, has been elected to serve a two-year term as chair of the national Community Development Council Board of Trustees. More
January 07, 2016 -- Alvin Community College has announced that the filing period for candidacy for three positions on its board of regents will begin on January 20 and close on February 19. More
January 07, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a report released today finds that fewer Texans have problems paying their medical bills in 2015 than in 2013. More
January 06, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has announced that a study on specialty referrals conducted by Sapna Kaul, assistant professor of health economics, was recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care. More
January 06, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that its "Medical Discovery News" radio show is now featured on The Huffington Post. More
January 06, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have discovered how two bacterial enzymes work to break apart lignin, which could provide a means to process materials into biofuels in the future. More
January 06, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a researcher with the university's Jones Graduate School of Business has received a $1.5 million grant from the Kauffman Foundation to study the effects of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial success. More
January 05, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host auditions on January 19-20 for its upcoming production of "Rashomon" at the college's Central Campus. More
January 05, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding the college's EMT Program. More
January 04, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently named Diana Stiles as its Foster Care Liaison Officer. More
January 04, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding one of the college's nursing program students, who arrived in Texas from China, who is now in her final year of the program. More
December 29, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a recent report finds that increasing the United States' export of liquefied natural gas above 12 billion cubic feet per day would be "positive" for the economy. More
December 29, 2015 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recently announced that the university's Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies is moving forward with cooperative endeavors with Cuba. More
December 29, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted former astronaut Clayton Anderson to discuss being in space. More
December 28, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's student history clubs recently received a multi-year grant from the Texas State Historical Association. More
December 24, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, Jr. and Flow Cal, Inc. President and CEO R. Michael Squyers to speak during the university's fall commencement ceremonies. More
December 24, 2015 -- Rice University recently announced that researchers have revealed a new theory regarding the mechanisms of gene regulation. More
December 23, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education will hold an SAT Preparation Seminar for seventh grade students on January 16. More
December 23, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a special memorial service on January 16 for former UHCL President Dr. Glenn A. Goerke. More
December 23, 2015 -- Texas Southern University on Tuesday announced that Eva K. Pickens has been named vice president for university advancement. More
December 22, 2015 -- University of St. Thomas President Robert Ivany today issued a statement regarding the university's "opting out" of the state's campus carry law for handguns. More
December 21, 2015 -- David A. Bleakney, vice president and administrator of the University of Texas Medical Branch Health Angleton Danbury Campus, recently announced his retirement effective March 31, 2016. More
December 21, 2015 -- San Jacinto College last week announced that Andrea Mitchen, a first year experience coordinator with the college, has been elected to the executive board of the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators. More
December 21, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a team of experts has proposed a more effective method of selecting the seasonal influenza vaccine, and has potentially identified a novel influenza virus. More
December 21, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that Aryeh Warmflash has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award to advance his study of human embryonic development. More
December 19, 2015 -- Lamar University recently named 1,192 students to the Deans' List for the fall 2015 semester. More
December 19, 2015 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that researchers have found that chronic inflammation in the bloodstream can impact depression. More w/Video
December 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is accepting entries through February 14 for the college's cell phone photo contest. More
December 18, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows that survival rates for women under 50 years of age with endometrial cancer are not improving. More
December 18, 2015 -- Galveston College will host courses through the Cisco Networking Academy beginning January 28. More
December 17, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that 612 students have earned places on the President's List for the 2015 fall semester. More
December 17, 2015 -- College of the Mainland employees recently collected and donated 1,082 pounds of nonperishable foods to the Galveston County Food Bank during the college's holiday food drive. More
December 17, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers developing temporary implants for facial reconstruction are incorporating a means to deliver time-released antibiotics to prevent infection while a patient heals. More
December 17, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Sealy & Smith Foundation has contributed $1 million to the university to establish an endowed chair in honor of Dr. Courtney M. Townsend, Jr. More
December 16, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently received a donation of $15,000 from BP for scholarships and equipment for the Process Technology Program and the COM Collegiate High School. More
December 16, 2015 -- Galveston College will host a fast-track course in Pipefitting beginning on January 20. More
December 15, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Lab School hosted a Snow Day on December 11, providing snow for children at the lab to play in in celebration of the holidays. More
December 15, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Monday announced that researchers have discovered a new way to provide early detection of a potentially deadly fungal infection in patients with suppressed immune systems. More
December 14, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that eight students have been named recipients of the Plummer Award. More
December 14, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the university will send an entry into the first international NanoCar Race. More w/Video
December 11, 2015 -- National Oilwell Varco and and Anheuser-Busch have partnered with Lone Star College to provide job training for a total of 513 new and incumbent workers using two Skills Development Fund grants totaling $913,864 from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
December 11, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake students, administrators, faculty and staff recently met with UH System Chancellor Renu Khator to discuss the achievements and vision of the university. More
December 11, 2015 -- Lone Star College recently hosted the Europe and Global Citizenship conference. More
December 11, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is partnering with University of Houston-Clear Lake to offer an MD-MBA Dual Degree Program beginning in 2016. More
December 10, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have produced a new theoretical study that examines the roles of obstacles to proteins triggering critical processes through interactions with specific genes. More
December 10, 2015 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center today announced that Fred Welch and Zach Richmond have been named to its advisory council. More
December 10, 2015 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that five students majoring in mechanical engineering recently won top honors at the Texas Space Grant Consortium Challenge. More
December 09, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for its new $46 million academic building. More
December 09, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a new superhydrophobic coating that can provide an inexpensive, nontoxic means of protecting surfaces from water. More w/Video
December 09, 2015 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that Pat Segu, an optometrist with the university's College of Optometry, has been named a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in Eye Care by the American Public Health Association. More
December 08, 2015 -- Galveston College officials are investigating a violation of their current policy of no guns allowed on campus following an incident last Thursday involving a Galveston College Police Academy student. More
December 08, 2015 -- The Lone Star College Foundation recently accepted a donation of a diesel transmission trainer from Allison Transmission and Stewart & Stevenson. More
December 08, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its "Breakfast with Santa" event. More
December 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted an "Inspiring Heroism Through Dialogue" conference to inspire high school students to continue their education. More
December 08, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers have found that "hedge fund activism" has a widespread impact and can weaken competition and may even hurt innovation and the larger economy. More
December 07, 2015 -- Lamar University will confer 1,710 degrees at its fall commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday. More
December 07, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's Fire Academy has purchased a fire engine to train cadets. More
December 07, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that Dr. Larry W. Blomstedt, associate professor of history at the college, has published a book on the domestic political history of the Korean conflict. More
December 07, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists are characterizing and analyzing the stiffness of branching carbon nanotubes. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", with performances on Friday and Saturday. More
December 04, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a method for reversible color changes with metal nanoparticles, which could be used to build full-color displays. More
December 04, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university's R/V Trident was named "Significant Workboat of 2015" at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans. More
December 04, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a conference on Monday regarding Middle East and North African women's advancement in science, technology, engineering and math professions. More
December 03, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers recently conducted a research cruise to Tamu Massif, the largest known single volcano on Earth, to collect data in order to understand how the volcano formed. More
December 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the discovery of a new human relative species found in a South African cave by a professor with the university has been named one of the "Top 100 Stories for 2015" by Discover magazine. More
December 03, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have configured laser-induced graphene into flexible, solid-state microsupercapacitors that could provide for power energy storage and delivery. More w/Video
December 03, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Mainland Singers and Mainland Chorale will present a Christmas concert in honor of the college's president, Dr. Beth Lewis, on Friday at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City. More
December 02, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted astronaut Dr. Rhea Seddon, who spoke on becoming an astronaut and going into space. More
December 02, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that Dr. Seelpa Keshvala has been named as the new president of LSC-CyFair. More
December 02, 2015 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that researchers at UH have received a $1.8 million grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to determine how the use of dispersants to break up an oil spill affects the natural cleaning role played by bacteria. More
December 01, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday announced that findings from a recent study revealed that teens who are involved in dating abuse – as either the perpetrator or the victim – are more likely to also be involved in cyberdating abuse. More
December 01, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists are developing means to use light to control infectivity of viruses and gene delivery to the nuclei of target cells for "therapeutic" viruses. More
December 01, 2015 -- The South Texas College of Law on Monday announced that it has received a new technology grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to extend pro-bono services offered in the Veterans Clinic. More
December 01, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved a five year strategic plan for the college. More
December 01, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its University Day event. More
November 30, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have found that nanoscale octopods can serve as catalysts and plasmonic sensors, which could provide a means toward more efficient industrial processes. More w/Video
November 30, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that seven faculty members, including one at Texas A&M University at Galveston and two at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, have been designated as Regents Professors. More
November 30, 2015 -- Three University of Texas Medical Branch researchers recently discussed with Guidry News a possible link between a transplant drug and the suppression of Alzheimer’s disease. More
November 25, 2015 -- Rice University scientists have begun a new round of work at the Large Hadron Collider, the European Organization for Nuclear Research facility that straddles Switzerland and France. More
November 25, 2015 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake recently honored alumni and faculty during the annual Alumni Celebration. More
November 25, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland is hosting a Coping with the Holidays Grief Support Group through December 15. More
November 24, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently designated 12 faculty members and eight agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents Fellows. More
November 24, 2015 -- Researchers at Rice University have won $2.4 million from the National Science Foundation to study wireless technology that uses 100 or more antennas per base station to send tightly focused beams of data to each user. More
November 23, 2015 -- The University of Houston's petroleum engineering program has been elevated to a full department within the UH Cullen College of Engineering. More
November 23, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will give a free performance featuring movie soundtracks and marches on November 30. More
November 23, 2015 -- Engineers at Rice University have invented FlatCam, an extremely thin, lens-less camera system that uses sophisticated algorithms to record images and videos. More w/ Video
November 20, 2015 -- A study recently conducted by a professor at Texas A&M University highlighted the different sides of bullying. More
November 20, 2015 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents voted Thursday to negotiate an amendment to the contract of head football coach Tom Herman, raising his annual salary to $3 million and increasing performance incentives. More
November 20, 2015 -- Alvin Community College administrators and local industry leaders recently met with government officials in Washington D.C. to discuss possible changes to student financial support and tax credits to facilitate college-industry relationships. More
November 19, 2015 -- San Jacinto College announced that Cynthia Cisneros, vice president of community affairs at KTRK ABC 13 and former reporter, will deliver the commencement address at the school's graduation ceremony on December 13. More
November 19, 2015 -- Nature Publishing Group and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on behalf of its Sealy Center for Vaccine Development announce the launch of a new open access journal called npj Vaccines. More
November 19, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dr. Stephen C. Head, Lone Star College chancellor, to the Texas Economic Development Corporation. More
November 19, 2015 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale has announced dates for their winter concerts. More
November 19, 2015 -- Alvin Community College is hosting an exhibit of artwork created by students at the school's Fine Arts Gallery through November 27. More
November 18, 2015 -- The University of St. Thomas recently broke ground on the school's new Center for Science and Health Professions. More
November 18, 2015 -- A Rice University study finds that fingerprick test results can vary significantly from drop to drop. More
November 17, 2015 -- Lamar University's Drumline and Percussion Ensemble both took first place at the annual Percussive Arts Society's International Competition in San Antonio. More
November 17, 2015 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association announced that it raised more than $275,000 for local college technical programs through its golf tournament. More
November 17, 2015 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation awarded two students on each campus a veteran student scholarship in celebration of Veterans Day. More
November 17, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Associate Professor of Educational Leadership Gary Schumacher has been named the recipient of the Sandy Johnson/Barrios Technology, Ltd. Endowed Professorship in Educational Leadership. More
November 16, 2015 -- Rice University has a posted a news release about light-driven nanosubmarines that were built at the school. More
November 16, 2015 -- Researchers from the University of Houston have analyzed brain activity data collected from more than 400 people who viewed an exhibit at the Menil Collection, offering evidence that useable brain data can be collected outside of a controlled laboratory setting. More
November 16, 2015 -- Researchers from Rice University and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte conducted a new study which revealed that overweight men are just as likely as overweight women to face discrimination in retail settings. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents today re-elected Dr. Jaime Garza of San Antonio as chair and Rossanna Salazar of Austin as vice chair. More
November 13, 2015 -- Lamar University will host the LU International Cultural Festival: A Global Experience, on Monday. More
November 13, 2015 -- Texas Southern University today announced that its Graduate Public Administration programs have received high rankings from GraduatePrograms.com. More
November 13, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony at the college's Memorial Wall. More
November 13, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will hold auditions on November 18-19 for participants in the children's elf chorus in the college's production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
November 13, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday authorized a public-private partnership to move forward with the construction of an $11 million, 380,000 square foot recreation and wellness center at the TAMU-Texarkana Bringle Lake campus. More
November 12, 2015 -- Lamar University announced that Cade Johnson and Nicolas Nikoloutsos have been selected as 2016 recipients of the David J. Beck Fellowships, an award for the school's undergraduate students. More
November 12, 2015 -- Galveston College will kick off registration on November 16 for its 2016 Winter Mini Semester and 2016 Spring Semester. More
November 12, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service will offer an online master's degree program in Public Services and Administration beginning in 2016. More
November 12, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a research paper by experts at the university find that new structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston Region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms. More
November 12, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to cast the college's 88 votes in favor of re-electing Vic Pierson to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 11, 2015 -- A team of researchers led by Dr. Paul Montagna at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has received funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to investigate how drought and land use change affect coastal acidification. More
November 11, 2015 -- San Jacinto College announced that it is among the 30 colleges nationwide chosen to participate in the Pathways project. More
November 11, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a conference on Thursday to discuss the risks, opportunities and stakes of Arctic oil and gas development. More
November 11, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today joined a consortium of universities and research institutions for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. More w/Video
November 10, 2015 -- United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has announced the appointment of Gerald W. Parker of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, to the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee More
November 10, 2015 -- Lamar University will present Anthony George, the chief executive officer of Nautical Control Solutions and founder and president of Control Dynamics International, in a public lecture on November 17. More
November 10, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host Veterans Day events at all three of its campuses on Wednesday. More
November 09, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host "Evolve", a performance by the San Jac Dance Performing Arts Company, November 20-21 at the college's South Campus. More
November 09, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today reported that Mark London, a graduate from the college, has signed on with Houston Public Media to assist with computer network functions for its radio and television stations. More
November 09, 2015 -- Galveston College is celebrating "Accelerate Texas Week" November 8-14, honoring the initiative that has already helped more than 5,000 Adult Basic Education students on their way to college credentials. More
November 09, 2015 -- Science policy and bioethics experts at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and Wake Forest University worked on a paper calling for an end to "stem cell tourism". More
November 09, 2015 -- The University of Houston System raised nearly $125 million in fiscal year 2015, marking the fourth consecutive year it has surpassed $105 million in private support. More
November 09, 2015 -- The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations named Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado as the 2015 Pacesetter of the Year during its recent District 4 Conference in Galveston. More
November 06, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will hold its Veteran's Day Ceremony at the college's Memorial Wall on Wednesday. More
November 06, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced the launch of a $4 billion campaign to address major societal challenges facing the state, nation, and world. More
November 05, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that research finds that guides within electronic medical records during visits help doctors provide better care to patients. More
November 04, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's $425 million bond issue was approved by voters, according to unofficial election results. More
November 03, 2015 -- Rice University on Monday announced that research has found that adjusting to family circumstances where this is less food available than previously can be a traumatic situation for children and result in behavioral issues. More w/Video
November 03, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of bioengineers with the university and surgeons at the University of Pennsylvania have created an implant with an intricate network of blood vessels that could be used in the future for growing replacement tissues and organs for transplantation. More
November 03, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Round and Round the Garden" on Thursday. More
November 03, 2015 -- The University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2016 Alumni Awards. More
November 02, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research recently conducted a case study of unpopular highway construction projects in the 1970s and found that affluent whites and working class blacks in two Houston neighborhoods used similar methods of political activism to lobby against proposed changes to their communities. More
November 02, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's North Campus will host several "mini job fairs", featuring industry-specific employers, beginning on Tuesday. More
November 02, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host the Mexican Consulate General of Houston beginning Tuesday and continuing for two weeks, allowing Mexican citizens living in Galveston County to apply for or renew their passports or consular identification. More
November 02, 2015 -- Lamar University is hosting several events during the week in celebration of Homecoming 2015. More
November 01, 2015 -- San Jacinto College has announced that the college's North campus will remain closed today due to a continued power outage. More
October 30, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Kumer Das, associate professor of mathematics and director of the university's Office of Undergraduate Research, has been named recipient of the 2015 Julie & Ben Rogers Community Service Award. More
October 30, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university are assisting in increasing the capabilities of the Large Hadron Collider. More
October 30, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that a recent study finds that severely obese women who maintain or lose weight during pregnancy had healthier babies and lower health care costs. More
October 30, 2015 -- Texas Southern University's police department recently hosted a round table to discuss plans to better secure the campus. More
October 30, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's COMPeers volunteer employee group recently treated patients at the Ronald McDonald House to a game night. More
October 29, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that Dr. Seelpa Keshvala, Dr. Karen Clos and Dr. Stephen Shoonmaker have been named as finalists for the president of the college's Cy Fair campus. More
October 28, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers with the university have discovered promising treatment procedures for epilepsy. More
October 28, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a settlement between the Galveston Central Appraisal District and the Blanchard Refining Company, LLC for the company's 2015 appraised values for its Galveston Bay Refinery and South Houston Green Power Plant. More
October 28, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host its 11th annual Monster Musik free electric guitar concert on Thursday. More
October 28, 2015 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Boris I. Yakobson, a professor at Rice University, to present a lecture on carbon nanostructures on November 11 as part of the college's lecture series. More
October 27, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently received a tax abatement proposal from INEOS USA for construction of a $460 million linear alpha olefins plant along Chocolate Bayou. More
October 27, 2015 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Nikolaos Vasilakis, a researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch, who discovered a fifth strain of Dengue fever. More
October 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., chair of General Surgery at UTMB, has been named president-elect of the American College of Surgeons. More
October 26, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Texas Academy for Leadership in the Humanities will utilize additional funding from the recent Texas Legislative Session to enhance program planning. More
October 26, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted the "I Heart STEM Conference" for middle school girls to highlight science, engineering, technology and math for girls. More
October 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a novel and affordable diagnostic test developed by researchers at UTMB to detect chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness, will soon be available for use. More
October 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have discovered a cellular signal in amniotic fluid around a fetus that builds up when a pregnant woman is about to go into labor. More
October 23, 2015 -- Texas A&M University Associate Professor Robert Korty, in the university's Department of Atmospheric Sciences, attributes "sheer luck and unconducive conditions" to the previous decade of no major hurricane making landfall on the United States. More
October 23, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will host an open house on November 7. More
October 22, 2015 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that the university's Master of Business Administration program has been ranked 19th in Bloomberg Businessweek's analysis of the best full-time MBA programs in the nation. More
October 22, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host a conference regarding economic inequality and civic engagement on November 6-7 at the college's University Park campus. More
October 21, 2015 -- The University of Houston’s second annual Cougar 100 Luncheon will take place on October 27. More
October 21, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today named Bobby Jenkins of Austin as chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
October 21, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists at the university have found that graphene doped with nitrogen and augmented with cobalt atoms have proven to be an effective catalyst for the production of hydrogen from water. More w/Video
October 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a display of sculptures created by Kamila Szczesna, an artist from Galveston. More
October 21, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University Police Department on Tuesday arrested Christopher Louis Balanos-Garza on charges of making a terroristic threat in connection with posts made to social media warning students not to be on the university campus at a certain time. More
October 20, 2015 -- The Texas Southern University Board of Regents recently elected new board officers, with Derrick Mitchell to serve as chair of the board. More
October 20, 2015 -- San Jacinto College South Campus will host its annual Fall Fest on October 30. More
October 20, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new study has found that the gender of a new CEO may affect company performance. More
October 19, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a tunable method to find and quantify DNA and RNA biomarkers, which is important in the detection of diseases and the design of therapies. More
October 19, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Monique Jordan, a student at the college, has been named recipient of the Shell Scholarship. More
October 19, 2015 -- Lamar University will host an induction ceremony on November 21 for three new members oft he university's Athletics Hall of Honor. More
October 19, 2015 -- Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames will present a proclamation to Lamar University on Tuesday in celebration of the university's upcoming Homecoming week activities. More
October 19, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a conference regarding climate change issues as part of the French Ameri-Can Climate Talks, a series of conferences initiated by the Scientific Service of the French Embassy. More
October 16, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have discovered graphene spirals could be utilized as nano-sized electromagnets. More
October 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on Thursday announced that the university has received a grant through the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program to support the development of unmanned aircraft systems that can detect emissions from oil and gas pipelines and plants. More
October 16, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department will hold public auditions for its annual production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical" in October and November. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Polysomnography program is seeking applicants to start the program in the Spring. More
October 15, 2015 -- 91.3 KVLU Public Radio will broadcast a live concert featuring Lamar University’s Faculty Brass Quintet and Houston-based Omni Brass on October 27. More
October 15, 2015 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that the university's Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge program has made progress toward its goal of using mobile sensor data to realize precision medicine. More
October 15, 2015 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that a study has found that migratory songbirds can carry ticks into the United States from South and Central America. More
October 14, 2015 -- Sixteen University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston faculty and staff and one student have earned UTMB President’s Cabinet awards totaling more than $230,000. More
October 14, 2015 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced it has been selected to lead a Center of Excellence for borders, trade and immigration research. More
October 13, 2015 -- The University of Houston has been selected by NBC News and Telemundo to host a Republican presidential candidates’ debate on February 26, 2016. More
October 13, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that new research by the university finds that diabetic patients who received primary care from nurse practitioners did not have an increase in potentially preventable hospital admissions. More
October 13, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Ruby Martin, who graduated from the college at 16, has been accepted as one of the youngest students at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to work on her degree in nursing. More
October 13, 2015 -- Lamar University will host Jay Keasling, a researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, on Wednesday to present a lecture regarding the role of engineers and scientists. More
October 13, 2015 -- University of Houston on Monday announced the launch of the UH Energy Fellows Program, a group of experts who will write for a new UH Energy blog and offer public outreach with the goal of expanding energy literacy. More
October 12, 2015 -- The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Monday named seven finalists for its 2015 Star Awards for contributions toward the goals of the state's "Closing the Gaps by 2015" higher education plan. More
October 12, 2015 -- Texas Southern University has taken measures to strengthen campus security. More
October 12, 2015 -- Lamar University's College of Business will host Brian Savoy, chief accounting officer and controller for Duke Energy, for a presentation on Tuesday as part of the university's ExxonMobil Executive in Residence program. More
October 12, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today kicked off the university's Spirit Week. More
October 12, 2015 -- Galveston College will host its 8th Annual Fall Festival on October 29. More
October 11, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston will provide free screening mammograms for eligible women on October 18 and November 8. More
October 09, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host a meeting on October 20 for high school students and parents interested in the Collegiate High School. More
October 09, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that early voting begins on October 19 for the college's bond referendum on the November 3 Election ballot. More
October 09, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university is collaborating with the National Aerospace Training and Research Center in developing safety training programs that will be used to train commercial spaceflight passengers. More
October 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college has received a $2.6 million grant from the Department of Education to assist Hispanic students succeed. More
October 08, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host its 40th annual Fall Festival on October 24. More
October 08, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an addendum to an agreement with EduServe International Services for approximately $259,000. More
October 07, 2015 -- Texas A&M University announced that United States Congressman John Culberson was one of 12 members of Congress recently designated “Champions of Science” by the non-profit Science Coalition. More
October 07, 2015 -- The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University is announcing new grants totaling $1.5 million for eight two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. More
October 07, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university's School of Nursing was recognized by BestColleges.com for its rankings for the Master of Science Nursing Program. More
October 06, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host the 2015 Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium conference on October 16. More
October 06, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that an international research consortium led by Dr. Sam Brody, a professor in the university's Department of Marine Science, was awarded a $3.6 million grant by the National Science Foundation to support research on coastal flooding. More
October 06, 2015 -- Lamar University on Monday announced that the university's nursing students are helping implement the "Music and Memory" project to enhance the quality of life of resident dementia patients through music. More
October 06, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new survey from the Kinder Institute for Urban Research finds that residents of Copenhagen, Denmark are more likely than Houstonians to believe immigration threatens their country's culture. More
October 06, 2015 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees on Monday approved a property tax rate of $0.175783 per $100 valuation for the 2015 Tax Year. More
October 05, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a program on October 14 in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. More
October 05, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of scientists is working on a project to decipher how neurons form networks with the goal of helping injured brains heal themselves. More
October 05, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows that exposure to testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer. More
October 05, 2015 -- Congressman Brian Babin is accepting nominations for service academies through October 15. More
October 02, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Nursing Students recently traveled to Beaumont to work in clinics with the Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas. More
October 02, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today issued a news release on the growing computer science industry. More
October 02, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college has received renewed funding through the federal TRiO grant to support COM's Student Support Services Program. More
October 01, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement regarding an upcoming meeting of the University of Texas System Board of Regents to discuss a framework of potential tuition rate increases. More
October 01, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Debate Team received the Top Community College Award, and student Aaron Maxwell the top speaker, at a recent debate at Lee College. More
October 01, 2015 -- Galveston College will host Dr. William Mileski on October 27 as the first guest speaker for the college's 2015-2016 Lecture Series. More
October 01, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently honored four faculty members with University Faculty Fellowships. More
October 01, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Wednesday released a report finding that Harris County has opportunity to expand the county's drug diversion programs, which would allow defendants and taxpayers to see better outcomes. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Lamar University Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras to enhance safety. More
September 30, 2015 -- Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business on Tuesday announced that new research confirms that cell phones are damaging romantic relationships and leading to higher levels of depression. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently received a report on the results of the college's survey of student engagement. More
September 30, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.202307 per $100 valuation for the 2015 Tax Year. More
September 29, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced the establishment of a new innovation fund honoring Dr. Russ A. Schultz's leadership as the dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication. More
September 29, 2015 -- Baylor University will host political researcher Mark F. Plattner for a lecture on "the decline of democracy" on Wednesday. More
September 28, 2015 -- Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law Student Bar Association will host Nathan L. Hecht, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, on Friday to speak with students. More
September 27, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Community Chorus will open its second performance season with a Christmas concert on December 8. More
September 25, 2015 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will host its fall concert on October 8. More
September 25, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown President Bill Flores recently traveled with the annual presidential mission of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities to form alliances with higher education institutions in Cuba. More
September 25, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer a General Industry Outreach safety course in October. More
September 25, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Thursday announced that it has been recognized by the Texas Department of Education as having the highest median salary for its students 10 years after entering the college. More
September 25, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the properties of proteins that allow deep-diving whales to hold their breath for long periods could help in the creation of synthetic blood for human trauma patients. More w/Video
September 25, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today unveiled "The Makerhealth Space at UTMB", a "makerspace" providing resources to help medical staff bring their ideas to improve health care to life. More w/Video
September 25, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.17875 per $100 valuation for the 2015 Tax Year. More
September 24, 2015 -- The Galveston College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships through October 12. More
September 24, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a study conducted by the university has found that games used for exercising can improve physical and mental fitness in children with autism spectrum disorders. More
September 23, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation has provided an $8 million endowment to establish the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy. More
September 22, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced the establishment of the Department of Ocean Engineering, which combines two programs at the College Station and Galveston campuses. More
September 21, 2015 -- Rice University is preparing to invest over $150 million in strategic initiatives aimed at increasing its research competitiveness across all departments, establishing a world-renowned program in data sciences and bolstering its position as one of the world's leading centers for molecular nanotechnology research. More
September 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently named H. Russ Brown as the college's new COM Community Theatre director and instructor. More
September 21, 2015 -- University of Houston's Hobby Center for Public Policy will host a debate among Houston's mayoral candidates on September 29 at the Wortham Center. More
September 21, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced the release of a paper finding that violence along the United States border with Mexico should be viewed as a public health issue. More
September 20, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake last week held the university's annual Constitution Day celebration. More
September 20, 2015 -- Texas Southern University will host a Public Servant Night for the Tigers vs. Alabama State game on October 1. More
September 20, 2015 -- The Regional Police Academy Lamar Institute of Technology has announced its upcoming entrance exam dates. More
September 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host the United States Air Force Band of the West's jazz band, Dimensions in Blue, for a free concert on September 28. More
September 18, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that scientists are working on a new study of the dengue virus. More
September 18, 2015 -- Lamar University on Thursday announced that Moses Dupré has been named compliance director. More
September 17, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Kimberly Brown, a surgeon with the university, as well as a musical conductor and a member of the United States National Rowing Team are collaborating to devise a new surgical training program. More
September 16, 2015 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that researchers have discovered that putting nanotube pillars between sheets of graphene could create hybrid structures with increased strength. More
September 16, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that it has restructured its interdisciplinary master's degree curriculum at the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture to work on real-world projects in the industry of building structures for living and working in space. More
September 16, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that women who delivered their baby in a rural versus an urban hospital is more likely to be re-admitted to the hospital within a month of delivery. More
September 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University President Michael Young today made his first visit to the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus. More
September 15, 2015 -- Lamar University on Tuesday announced it has broken ground on a new 21,000 square-foot innovation center on campus next to its new administration building. More
September 15, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday made an appointment to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents. More
September 15, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System, the City of McAllen and Hidalgo County on Tuesday took the first steps to expand Texas A&M's presence in the Rio Grande Valley and create new higher education options for students. More
September 15, 2015 -- Lamar University will host its Founders' Day event on Thursday. More
September 15, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has set a new record in students, with 42,738 reported on the 12th day of classes. More
September 15, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host a viewing of an upcoming lunar eclipse on September 27 at the college's observatory. More
September 14, 2015 -- Alvin Community College today announced that it was ranked 24th among 670 community colleges throughout the country in a study by WalletHub. More
September 14, 2015 -- Rice University and the City of Houston today announced that the university and the city are joining the MetroLab Network, a network of universities and city governments across the country charged with collaborating on solutions to challenges confronting urban infrastructure, city services and civic engagement. More
September 14, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college has expanded its Process Technology Program with Jonathan Leacroy, who has been made a full-time instructor of the program. More
September 14, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded the university a $1 million grant to investigate the magnetic interactions between stars and their planets. More
September 11, 2015 -- Alvin Community College today announced the selection of four students as members of the college's Student Ambassadors program. More
September 11, 2015 -- Lamar University and the Lamar Institute of Technology will host Robert Robertson and Gene Preuss to speak at the annual Constitution Day conference on September 17. More
September 11, 2015 -- San Jacinto College recently redesigned its Associate Degree in Engineering Program to allow for a "seamless transfer to a university engineering program". More
September 10, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to nominate Vic Pierson for re-election to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
September 09, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today released a schedule of events to be held in September and October in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. More
September 09, 2015 -- Galveston College's Continuing Education Department today announced that Accelerate Texas will offer scholarships for students to attend HVAC, Medical Coding and Welding classes in 2016. More
September 09, 2015 -- The Texas State University System today announced that enrollment at the system's eight component institutions have reached a record attendance of 82,965 students. More
September 08, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown will host former United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky tonight for a reading of his personal work. More
September 08, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that five researchers have been selected to receive grants through the university's Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Institute. More
September 08, 2015 -- The Greater South Park Neighborhoods Partnership will host "A Day in the Park" on Saturday at Alice Keith Park in Beaumont. More
September 08, 2015 -- Texas Southern University Board of Regents Chair Glenn O. Lewis will delivery the Founders Day Address on Thursday. More
September 08, 2015 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Dr. Victor Migenes has joined the university to develop a radio astronomy program. More
September 04, 2015 -- Students in San Jacinto College’s Engineering Design Graphics program will be developing 3D models of petrochemical facilities using CADWorx, the same software plant design professionals use, courtesy of a $1.98 million dollar grant from Intergraph Process, Power & Marine. More
September 04, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "In Motion", an exhibit by Margaret Smithers-Crump, through September 27. More
September 04, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that it is accepting proposals from undergraduate students in the Third Annual Undergraduate Grant Competition. More
September 04, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is adding a new program of study to "build empathy and compassion into the the curriculum" for those studying to become doctors. More
September 04, 2015 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college's radio station, KACC 89.7 FM, has launched a mobile app that broadcasts the station on phones and other devices. More
September 04, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college will participate in the 2015 White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. More
September 04, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $1.05 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the implementation of a school-based healthy relationship program for teens. More
September 04, 2015 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present "Purple", an original production, October 2-3. More
September 04, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have demonstrated an efficient way to capture energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable energy by splitting water molecules. More
September 04, 2015 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that Rice alumnist and author Larry McMurtry has been selected to receive the 2014 National Humanities Medal. More
September 03, 2015 -- Lone Star College announced that Ray Laughter, its vice chancellor of external affairs, is set to retire on February 28, 2016. More
September 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Captain Robert Webster, project leader of the Sargassum Early Advisory System, passed away earlier today. More
September 03, 2015 -- Texas Southern University President John Rudley will deliver the keynote address at Historically Black Colleges and Universities Exchange on September 13. More
September 03, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Community College Petrochemical Initiative recently presented scholarships to students attending colleges in the partnership, including three students from Galveston College. More
September 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi today announced that Jerry Hendrix has been named executive director of the university's Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation. More
September 02, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have found metal substrates are a factor in forming two-dimensional, highly conductive sheets of boron, with gold or silver possibly the best for forming the material. More
September 02, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Gene Wu on Tuesday announced that he has nominated John Harris, a freshman at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship. More
September 01, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed a practical method to synthesize chemical building blocks widely used in drug discovery research and in the manufacture of drugs and dyes. More
September 01, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that Paul Willingham has been named as the college's new chief of police. More
September 01, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is offering several fast-track certificate programs for careers in the health care industry. More
September 01, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host a free concert featuring Ars Lyrica Houston on September 14 at the college's Central Campus. More
September 01, 2015 -- Rice University's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center today announced that it has added a mid-bay floodgate option to its alternatives for protecting the Houston-Galveston area from storm surge events. More w/Video
August 31, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that Dr. Robert McPherson has been named interim associate provost for Academic Affairs and Operation at the university's Sugar Land campus. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday approved a property tax rate of $0.204 per $100 valuation for the 2015 Tax Year. More
August 30, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host Corporal Ryan Weldon on September 3 to speak on his 5,000 mile walk to raise awareness for those with post-traumatic stress disorder. More
August 30, 2015 -- Texas Southern University's Heritage of Zion Singers recently returned from a series of concerts in Beijing, China. More
August 28, 2015 -- Lamar University's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities will host a fall preview day on October 3 at the Marry and John Gray Library. More
August 28, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host no-cost classes in September at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
August 27, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $22 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Services. More
August 27, 2015 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that a new study by management experts has found that companies can promote creativity in employees by encouraging them to network beyond their immediate business networks. More
August 27, 2015 -- Lamar University on Tuesday announced that ExxonMobil has provided nearly $250,000 in support of educational programs at the university. More
August 27, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host its inaugural White Coat Ceremony for the university's new students in the School of Nursing. More
August 27, 2015 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that a team of scientists, including a researcher with the university, has found that parts of the deep trenches in the Pacific Ocean are much "younger" than believed. More
August 27, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will honor University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and UTMB President David Callender during the foundation's gala on September 10. More
August 26, 2015 -- The Lone Star College Foundation today announced that Fred Caldwell and Lori Klein Quinn have been appointed to the foundation's board of directors. More
August 26, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the college's FY2016 Budget. More
August 25, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and non-profit organization Shape Up Houston will host a mayoral forum on urban health and wellness on September 17. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the college's $20,235,174 FY2016 Budget. More
August 24, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that 32 students graduated with honors during Saturday's summer commencement ceremonies. More
August 24, 2015 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will present the university's annual Art Faculty Exhibition through September 18. More
August 24, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is offering CPR courses for health care providers and other professionals. More
August 24, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that it has been selected by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education to participate in a national higher education project. More
August 21, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a research team at the university has developed a new drug that can counter the effects of radiation exposure. More
August 21, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that new software developed by bioengineers could speed the diagnosis of breast cancer. More
August 20, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a first-ever clinical collaboration agreement, which was approved Thursday by The University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
August 20, 2015 -- Rice University will launch a new Indo-American Business Club on September 2. More
August 20, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that chemists have developed a form of graphene that may be embedded with metallic nanoparticles that turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other applications. More
August 19, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Nelda Luce Blair of The Woodlands to the Stephen F. Austin University Board of Regents. More
August 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Raquel Balderas has been named recipient of the Terry Foundation Scholarship. More
August 18, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today issued a news release on the upcoming anniversaries of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, noting that there are clear lessons to be learned from both storms. More
August 18, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today presented a $334,648 job training grant to South Texas College for work force training associated with Worldwise, Inc., Troste LTD and Woodcrafters Home Products, LLC. More
August 18, 2015 -- Rice University today unveiled three new textbooks through its non-profit OpenStax College online book publisher, which is estimated to save students approximately $25 million in the next academic year. More w/Video
August 18, 2015 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees last week voted unanimously to call for a $425 million bond referendum to be placed on the November 3 Election ballot. More
August 17, 2015 -- University of Houston will host John Kuhn, superintendent of the Perrin-Whitt Consolidated School District and education activist, to speak at the college's annual "First Lecture" on Friday. More
August 13, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that it has received re-accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. More
August 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that it and Pennsylvania State University have opened a center for the study of the development of atom-thin, two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses. More
August 13, 2015 -- Lone Star College on Wednesday announced that the college has been awarded two TRIO Student Support Services grants from the United States Department of Education. More
August 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded $1.02 million to scientists at Rice and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to study how the brain processes language. More
August 13, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Wednesday received a $50,000 donation from Gisela Houseman for the existing Houseman Scholarship Endowment. More
August 12, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed an "big data" technique that could have a significant impact on health care. More w/Video
August 12, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that people with psychological conditions are more likely to be readmitted early into a hospital for complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More
August 12, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that it is operating with extended hours to assist students registering for the fall semesters. More
August 11, 2015 -- College of the Mainland employees recently donated funds to the Galveston County Food Bank School's Out But Hunger's Not Campaign. More
August 11, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host a ceremony on Thursday to officially open the new avian health complex at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. More
August 10, 2015 -- Lone Star College has named Mario K. Castillo as its general counsel. More
August 10, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a consortium led by the university has been selected to establish one of the National Science Foundation's Engineering Research Centers in Houston to develop a compact, mobile, off-grid water-treatment system. More w/Video
August 10, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that Julie Norton has been named the university's executive director of strategic partnerships. More
August 10, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university recently received rankings recognizing its international student growth. More
August 10, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Roberto Torres, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, has been chosen to participate in ExxonMobil's LOFT Fellowship. More
August 07, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department will hold auditions on August 25-26 for the college's upcoming production of "Spamalot". More
August 07, 2015 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association will host the Workforce Development Golf Tournament on October 30 to raise funds for scholarships supporting technical and process technology programs. More
August 07, 2015 -- College of the Mainland has announced that registration for its machinist program is now open. More
August 06, 2015 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology has announced that Gisela Houseman will donate $50,000 to the already established Gisela Houseman Scholarship Endowment in a ceremony on August 12. More
August 06, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research has formed the National Education Research-Practice Partnerships Network, an organization for partnerships between school systems and research institutions. More
August 06, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new study by the Baker Institute for Public Policy and the University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy finds that the Texas voter photo identification requirement potentially discouraged nine percent of registered voters from going to the polls in the November 2014 elections. More
August 05, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a way to mimic the biological conditions under which cancer tumors grow in bones. More
August 05, 2015 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Monday announced that it plans to partner with Texas technical colleges and institutions to distribute $200,000 in scholarships to students enrolling in trade and industry programs. More
August 05, 2015 -- Lamar University on Tuesday announced that Hannah Leleux, a computer science major at the university, will give a presentation on computer science research at the 16th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education in Chicago. More
August 05, 2015 -- San Jacinto College has launched an accelerated college education program to allow La Porte High School students the option to receive both their high school diplomas and an associate degree. More
August 04, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the university's lab has identified mutations that allow bacteria to resist antibiotics. More
August 04, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have discovered how common white fat can be converted into energy-burning brown fat. More
August 04, 2015 -- Texas Southern University will host a community forum tonight to discuss matters related to police contact with minorities following the death of Sandra Bland in a Waller County jail. More
August 04, 2015 -- Lone Star College Chancellor Dr. Stephen Head will serve as featured speaker at the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce luncheon on August 10. More
August 04, 2015 -- Rice University on Monday announced that the university has been ranked at the top of two categories in the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges". More
August 04, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week voted unanimously to approve the college's $28.15 million FY2016 Budget. More
August 03, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that Amy Dunham, an ecologist with the university, has been selected by the United Nations as lead author of a report on human impact on biodiversity trends in Africa. More
August 03, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research has completed a new study that finds that women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy when they live in areas where socio-economic resources are lower, but also where smoking is more socially accepted. More
August 03, 2015 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has been named Western Region CEO by the Association of Community College Trustees. More
August 03, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that it is receiving $236,000 in funding from the City of Beaumont to purchase new equipment for the university's television station. More
August 03, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that it will offer new degrees in business and in criminal justice beginning in the fall semester. More
August 03, 2015 -- Lamar University's athletics department on Saturday launched its new website and social media platform. More
July 31, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation have provided $3 million toward placing a new student center in the new Jennie Sealy Hospital. More
July 31, 2015 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday provided an update on the progress of the construction of its Maritime Technology and Training Center in La Porte. More
July 30, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows that when plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved. More
July 30, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that almost one-third of patients suffering from acute lower back pain receive imaging, which may cause harm to patients. More
July 30, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host an open house on August 4 for the college's Cosmetology Department. More
July 30, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new study by sociologists with the university finds that scientists see many scenarios in the research process as "gray areas" when it comes to ethical decision making. More
July 30, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Teresa Walker as director of institutional research. More
July 30, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released a report finding that Texas' uninsured population is primarily Hispanic, middle-aged, with low incomes and no college degree. More
July 29, 2015 -- Michellee Gutierrez, a student at the University of Houston-Downtown, is one of nine undergraduates selected from across the nation to compete in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ 2015 Hispanic College Quiz Show in Chicago. More
July 28, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host its first Small Business Health Symposium on September 8. More
July 27, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is hosting its 50 Plus Program Art Exhibit through August 20 at the college's Art Gallery. More
July 27, 2015 -- University of Houston recently launched its "Coogs Get Consent" program to combat sexual misconduct on its campus. More w/Video
July 27, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that, according to experts with the institute, the United States faces economic costs due to its relatively large and persistent deficits. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Urban Schools Collaborative will host "RoboCampTSU" for students in grades 5-12 at Texas Southern University, August 3-14. More
July 24, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, as guest speaker for the LIT Foundation Salute to Real American Heroes on September 10. More
July 24, 2015 -- Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry today announced that it has received $5.4 million in funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the United States Department of Health and Human Services to expand pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training. More
July 23, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that it has received more than $100,000 in support from ExxonMobil in 2015 for the university's education programs. More
July 23, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative National Consortium on College Men of Color to help minority men succeed in college. More
July 22, 2015 -- Galveston College recently partnered with the Accelerate Texas Program to offer students General Education Development preparation while concurrently earning certificates in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning or Medical Coding. More
July 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that free safety classes at its Gulf Coast Safety Institute helped one student change his career path. More
July 21, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that The Music Box Theatre-Houston will entertain at the college's UnGala event on October 10. More
July 20, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study finds that there is no link between testosterone therapy and blood clots in veins. More
July 20, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that its Lifespan Service Learning program allows students to earn credit for volunteering at certain locations. More
July 20, 2015 -- Alvin Community College has announced that it will offer courses in Mexican American history beginning in the fall semester. More
July 20, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced it plans to launch a collaborative course incorporating algebra and English composition. More w/Video
July 16, 2015 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation received a check in the amount of $39,000 from ExxonMobil. More
July 16, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission recently awarded a $458,393 grant to the partnership formed by Brazosport College, Dow Texas Operations and SI Group Inc. to provide job training for 163 new and incumbent workers. More
July 16, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown on Wednesday announced that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has awarded the university $850,000 to prepare minorities for nuclear science fields. More
July 16, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release on the advantages of its "fast-track" classes. More
July 16, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that while emissions of sulfur dioxide have dramatically decreased during the past 30 years, it still remains a concern for asthmatics. More
July 15, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "I Do, I Do!" on Thursday. More
July 15, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have found that three-dimensional structures of boron nitride may be used for thermal management in small electronics. More
July 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of scientists with the university have synthesized shishijimicin A, a scarce natural marine product that is toxic to cancer cells. More
July 13, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a team of researchers has developed an aerosol vaccine that protects primates against Ebola. More
July 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that Alison Weaver has been appointed to serve as executive director of the university's Moody Center for the Arts. More
July 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that engineers have demonstrated a system that allows wireless data transmissions over UHF channels during active television broadcasts. More
July 10, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that two students in the college's mechanical program have been hired on for jobs before completing graduation. More
July 09, 2015 -- Alvin Community College polysomnography students on Thursday demonstrated the technology used in sleep studies for several Houston-area physicians. More
July 09, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new study has found that bacteria use DNA replication to time decisions on whether to reproduce or form spores. More w/Video
July 09, 2015 -- The University of Houston System today announced that the university plans to expand in the Katy area by building a new $46.8 million building. More
July 09, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today issued a report on how the United States can "reshape" the Israeli-Palestinian negotiating framework. More
July 08, 2015 -- The Lamar University Foundation on Tuesday announced that an endowed scholarship has been established in the name of Dr. Stephen and Suzye Doblin. More
July 08, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have built a simulation to show how cancerous tumors manipulate blood-vessel growth for their own benefit. More
July 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Collegiate High School recently held a leadership conference for students from area schools. More
July 07, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a recent study has found that smartphone users felt the devices were detrimental to their ability to learn. More
July 06, 2015 -- Bertrand Ebang, a student at Alvin Community College, recently won first place for his project on the diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell anemia using ultrasound technology at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Symposium competition. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University has awarded $33,000 in research funding to 23 graduate students at three Texas A&M University System institutions. More
July 06, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's Real Estate Center today released a report noting that Texas has created more jobs despite lower oil prices. More
July 06, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today named the honorary chairs for the College of the Mainland Foundation Gala, which will be held on September 10. More
July 06, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the university has received $2.2 million in grants to explore new areas of education research in the Houston Independent School District. More
July 06, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Saturday hosted a concert by its community band on Saturday during the city's Independence Day celebrations. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that it has taken delivery of its new research vessel, the R/V Trident. More
July 02, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that six faculty members have been awarded the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
July 01, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland recently honored two graduates of its Basic Police Officer Academy. More
July 01, 2015 -- Galveston College will host an open house to showcase its applied technology programs on July 9. More
July 01, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that the university received a budgetary increase and approval to build a new science-technology building during the recent session of the Texas Legislature. More
July 01, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has published a brief on energy policy moves made by Salman, the new king of Saudi Arabia. More
July 01, 2015 -- Galveston College has announced that planning is under way for the college's first ever "UnGala", which will be held on October 10. More
July 01, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that opossums recently captured in Galveston County have been found to have murine typhus, an illness that can be transferred to humans by fleas. More
June 30, 2015 -- Texas A&M University recently announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies, allowing a co-enrollment partnership with colleges across the state to address the growing need for engineers. More
June 30, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a study by sociologists with the university has found that bisexual men and women report poorer health than gays, lesbians and heterosexuals. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week reviewed a preliminary budget for FY2016. More
June 30, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that flexing graphene may provide a means to control its electrical properties. More
June 30, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently recognized four Nursing Program students for excellence in academic and clinical performance. More
June 29, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the university has recently installed the "Titan Themis", a scanning/transmission electron microscope, one of the most powerful microscopes in the country. More w/Video
June 29, 2015 -- Galveston College recently recognized regents Armin Cantini and Raymond Lewis for five years and Regent Carroll Sunseri for 25 years of service on the college's Board of Regents. More
June 26, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland recently hosted its COM Industrial Trades Career Exploration Camp. More
June 26, 2015 -- Lamar University has established the Monica and William Harn Scholarship in Speech and Hearing for the College of Fine Arts and Communication. More
June 26, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today presented a new policy report on the country's drug policy, advocating that "punishment should not be the most widely wielded weapon" in a new approach to drugs. More
June 26, 2015 -- Texas Southern University has announced that Maestro Richard Lee, director of bands, has been invited to be guest conductor for the Bahamas All-Stars Marching Band for its annual summer concert. More
June 25, 2015 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake announced that its Center for Executive Education will move from the university's Bay Area Boulevard location to the Texas Medical Center, home of the UHCL's Health Administration program. More
June 24, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently awarded summer scholarships to students for the first time this year. More
June 24, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a visit from Texas State Senator Larry Taylor, who discussed the legislative process with students in the college's government class. More
June 23, 2015 -- Texas Southern University on Saturday held a ceremony to unveil a postage stamp dedicated to Maya Angelou. More
June 23, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday received a presentation regarding the results of a graduate follow-up survey from 2013-2014 graduates. More
June 22, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a study conducted at the university finds that the effects of slavery still impact education in the South. More
June 22, 2015 -- San Jacinto College on Friday announced that three students have been presented with scholarships through the International Transportation Management Association. More
June 18, 2015 -- A professor at Baylor University has offered tips to protect against the West Nile Virus. More
June 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is accepting applications for scholarships through July 27 for the fall 2015, spring 2016 and summer 2016 semesters. More
June 18, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that it has been named the number one community college in Texas by Schools.com. More
June 17, 2015 -- San Jacinto College recently formed a partnership with The Boeing Company to offer students an opportunity to serve as technical aides to support the company's work on the International Space Station. More
June 17, 2015 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $7,500 donation from the Hold 'Em & Hit 'Em Club. More
June 16, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch was recently named by the United States Department of Health and Human Services to be a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola or other highly infectious diseases. More
June 16, 2015 -- Lamar University will host astronaut Bernard Harris, Jr. on Friday as part of the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp program. More
June 16, 2015 -- New political science research conducted by Melissa Marschall, professor of political science at Rice University, reveals that language assistance provisions of the Voting Rights Act have increased Latino representation on school boards across the country. More
June 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host a SpaceX competition in January to design and build the company's proposed "Hyperloop" transport pod. More
June 15, 2015 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake's Alumni Association Executive Council at a special meeting last month named and introduced its 2015-2016 officers. More
June 15, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the historic records of former United states secretary of Commerce and Houston developer Jesse Jones have been archived at the university's Fondren Library. More
June 14, 2015 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation recently received a $50,000 donation from the Valero Energy Foundation to benefit welding, process operating, instrumentation, industrial mechanics, computer drafting and occupational safety and health students. More
June 12, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch Health Policy & Legislative Affairs Office invites the public to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth on June 19. More
June 12, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently awarded 16 candidates with Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degrees. More
June 12, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that the university's School of Nursing has been re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. More
June 12, 2015 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced the the cast for this year's Houston Shakespeare Festival, which takes place July 31 through August 9. More
June 12, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that six alumni from the university's School of Medicine were recently recognized at the 18th annual Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Awards. More
June 12, 2015 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recently presented more than $1 million in scholarships to Texas 4-H members. More
June 11, 2015 -- College of the Mainland employees recently donated 1,005 Box Tops for Education to Hitchcock Primary. More
June 11, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host a celebration on June 18 in observance Juneteenth. More
June 11, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a $164,033 insurance policy through the Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund for property coverage for perils other than named or numbered windstorms. More
June 09, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Monday announced that a new study has revealed that a treatment taken daily by people who have had organ transplants to prevent rejection also protects against Alzheimer's disease. More
June 08, 2015 -- Texas Southern University's Jesse H. Jones School of Business welcomed Tiffany Dugar Hatchett and Gary Reese to the JHJ School of Business Advisory Council. More
June 08, 2015 -- Texas Southern University recently awarded former United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with the inaugural Barbara Jordan Public-Private Leadership Gold Medallion. More
June 08, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Law Enforcement Academy is accepting applications through July 16 for its fall 2015 class. More
June 08, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host a job fair by the Community College Petrochemical Initiative on June 20 for instructors interested in teaching industrial technology. More
June 08, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapters recently received recognition from the PTK organization. More
June 05, 2015 -- Debbie Oge, the principal at Guess Elementary in Beaumont, recently led a contingent of students to help the families of burn victims being treated at the University of Texas Medical Branch's Blocker Burn Unit. More
June 04, 2015 -- The 2015 Texas School-Based Law Enforcement Summit will be held at Westside High School in Houston from June 7 to 9. More
June 04, 2015 -- Rice University will begin construction soon on a new $2 million grandstand, enclosed press box and team facilities for soccer and men's and women's track and field and cross country. More
June 04, 2015 -- Galveston College on Wednesday announced that Whitecaps pitcher Tyler Shumpert has been awarded the Rob Braiser Memorial Award scholarship. More
June 04, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that two of its top graduates from the Collegiate High School will be entering college as juniors, with the first two years of their college education already complete. More
June 03, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that two of the university's departments have received a combined $1.2 million in grants from the National Science Foundation to support scholarships for students in engineering technology and computer science. More
June 03, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission to provide job-training funds for employees of small businesses. More
June 03, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently installed a repaired pedestrian bridge over the pond at the college's Nolan Ryan Center. More
June 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization, of which the university is a partner, has received more than $500 million in funding to begin construction of the first of a new generation of extremely large telescopes. More
June 03, 2015 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees on Monday held a swearing-in ceremony for recently re-elected board members John Moon, Dan Mims and Keith Sinor. More
June 02, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released a report showing that Hispanics and women in Texas showed the largest reductions in rates of uninsured since enrollment began in the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace. More
June 02, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's Texas Sea Grant College Program will host the first in a series of webinars regarding climate change on Friday. More
June 02, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that 25 students have been awarded the Smith-Hutson Scholarship. More
June 02, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a low-cost, portable, battery-powered microendoscope that could eventually eliminate the need for biopsies for patients being screened for esophageal cancer. More w/Video
June 02, 2015 -- Juan Peña has provided photos from last week's graduation ceremony for Galveston College's Law Enforcement Academy Class No. 28. More
June 01, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Fire Academy recently held a graduation ceremony for its most recent class of cadets. More
June 01, 2015 -- Galveston College recently received a $6,000 loss prevention grant from the Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund. More
May 31, 2015 -- Lamar University recently honored 10 of the university's top graduates with Plummer Awards. More
May 31, 2015 -- Texas Southern University's Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law has announced that it will present the Barbara Jordan Public-Private Leadership Award to Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 4. More
May 29, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that a study by the university suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups. More
May 29, 2015 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation was recently dispatched to Wimberley, Texas to conduct low-altitude done flights to survey flood damage and assist in search and rescue efforts. More
May 28, 2015 -- Bills relating to open carry of handguns and concealed carry on college campuses pending before the Texas Legislature will be negotiated by members of a House and Senate conference committee before a final vote because Senator Brian Birdwell of Granbury on Thursday refused to concur in House amendments to his campus carry legislation. More
May 28, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the Clear Horizons Early College High School's graduating class of 2015 is the largest class to graduate from the school to date. More
May 28, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to elect Wayne Miles as chair of the board. More
May 28, 2015 -- College of the Mainland students recently served as interns in creating an interactive Civil War battle video exhibit at the Fort Donelson National Battelfield. More
May 28, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that biologists with the university are partnering with the University of Massachusetts Amherst to design and manufacture ultrasonic, whistle-like pulse generators to help bats and other wildlife stay away from wind turbines. More
May 28, 2015 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that the university's educational and research in programs in cybersecurity have been recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. More
May 27, 2015 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that two Texas A&M AgriLife Research water resources experts, Dr. Rabi Mohtar and Dr. Vijay Singh, have been chosen as laureates at the 15th World Water Congress. More
May 26, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that its flood alert system performed to specifications during rains on Monday and today. More
May 26, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Chair in Marine Sciences William Merrell today advised that hurricanes that form early in the season can be particularly dangerous for the Gulf Coast. More
May 26, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that it and satellite campuses will be closed today due to flooding. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Rice University Office of Public Affairs has provided photos and video of the flooding in Houston. Photos and Video
May 26, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a new method to detect rare DNA mutations. More
May 22, 2015 -- A Texas A&M AgriLife Research engineer and a Florida colleague have developed a biosensor that can detect listeria bacterial contamination within two or three minutes. More
May 22, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college has closed on 57 acres at Generation Park. More
May 22, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has announced that researchers have found that drinking chamomile tea was associated with decreased risk of death from all causes in Mexican-American women over 65. More
May 22, 2015 -- Lone Star College recently received three Crystal Awards for excellence in marketing and communications from the Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association. More
May 22, 2015 -- Texas State University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved the purchase of O. Henry Hall in Austin from the University of Texas System. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Sixth Annual National Maritime Day Commemoration Ceremony took place Thursday at Pier 21 in Galveston. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at the University of Texas at Austin on Wednesday announced that it has awarded $900,000 in grants to three Texas community health centers to advance peer support in the delivery of integrated health care. More
May 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Community Theatre will open its production of "The Drawer Boy" tonight. More
May 18, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences held its 47th commencement ceremony on Friday. More
May 18, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday delivered the commencement address at a ceremony at the University of North Texas. More
May 18, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host the Houston Spanish & Flamenco Festival May 26-30 at the college's Central Campus. More
May 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that six students from the college received "Outstanding Musician" Awards at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival. More
May 18, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have designed a micro-supercapacitor that may be useful in personal and wearable electronics. More
May 15, 2015 -- Lone Star College recently hosted its spring commencement ceremonies, with more than 6,400 students receiving degrees or certificates. More
May 15, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently awarded more than $66,000 in scholarships to students at area high schools. More
May 15, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday at the UTMB Health Primary and Specialty Care Clinic in Texas City. More
May 15, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $20,100 donation from the Mainland Medical Auxiliary in support of scholarship for nursing students. More
May 15, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott on Thursday hosted a dinner with Nobel Laureates from Texas universities. More
May 14, 2015 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Chandler Mitchell, a student at the college, submitted the winning design for the Texas City Fire Department's Firefighter Games logo. More
May 14, 2015 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that Norman R. Augustine, former chair and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, has been named chair of the new External Advisory Board for the university's Institute for Advanced Study. More
May 14, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that research conducted by the university has found that climate change, in the form of a stronger sea breeze, has contributed to a reduction in high-ozone days in the Houston area. More
May 14, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the university has received a $50 million donation from Ann and John Doerr to develop a new leadership training institute. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Regent Raymond Lewis, Jr. as delegate and Board Chair Armin Cantini as alternate to the Community College Association of Texas Trustees. More
May 13, 2015 -- Texas Southern University has announced that Loletha Turner, a student who will graduate from the university on Saturday, also has three children who are graduating to upper classes or receiving degrees this month. More
May 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have found a process to simplify the manufacturing of solar cells. More
May 13, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted Ambassador Mohammed Alhussaini Al Sharif, chief representative of the League of Arab States. More
May 13, 2015 -- Galveston College has announced that its Continuing Education Department is holding registration for its Summer 2015 Youth Enrichment Programs and will host a class on international cuisine in June. More
May 11, 2015 -- Miniature residences destined to house the chronically homeless, designed and built by Texas A&M University students, will be publicly displayed from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 14 and 15 at Rudder Plaza on the Texas A&M campus. More
May 11, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a report authored at the university cites problems in annual performance reviews of employees. More
May 11, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that 17 students have been named as new Lamar Ambassadors. More
May 11, 2015 -- Lone Star College recently received the Faraday Award from Electric Power and Prequalified Ready Employees for Power International for the college's efforts to prepare and train returning military veterans for careers in the oil and gas drilling industry. More
May 08, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that it will lead plans for an Advanced Superconductor Manufacturing Institute, aimed at speeding the full commercialization of high-temperature superconductors. More
May 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that Pete Rygaard, a professor with the college and a former mayor of La Marque, will be the college's oldest graduate on May 16, when he receives an associate degree at the age of 85. More
May 07, 2015 -- Rice University, Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University conducted research which showed that it is possible for stroke victims who cannot speak a grammatically correct sentence to write it perfectly, "and vice versa." More
May 07, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have successfully tested a vaccine for Chagas disease. More
May 07, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Student Government Association President Carlos Torres was recently elected as president of the association for Region 5, the largest region in the state. More
May 07, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have discovered a new method to tune light-induced vibrations of nanoparticles through slight alterations to the surface to which the particles are attached, a process that may provide new applications in molecular sensing and wireless communications. More
May 07, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that a study of Sickle Cell Disease was awarded first place at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Symposium, which was held at COM. More
May 06, 2015 -- The University of Houston - Clear Lake has dedicated a new park for longtime supporters UH-Clear Lake Associate Professor Emeritus Patricia Potter Wilson and Captain Wendell M. Wilson. More
May 06, 2015 -- Galveston College will host its 2015 graduation ceremonies on May 15. More
May 06, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that LieJune Shiau, a professor of mathematics with the university, has been named a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar. More
May 06, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study in collaboration with Harokpio University has found that expecting mothers who gain more weight than recommended, do not exercise or smoke during pregnancy increase the likelihood their child will be obese. More
May 06, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that two of the college's Collegiate High School students won first place prizes in the Optimist International Oratorical Contest - Galveston. More
May 06, 2015 -- Alvin Community College officially dedicated the college's criminal justice building in honor of Dr. Rodney Allbright, former president of ACC, in a ceremony on Tuesday. More
May 05, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Drew Shindell, a climate sciences expert at Duke University, for a presentation on May 8 to discuss air quality. More
May 05, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received two grants totaling $707,790 from The Sealy & Smith Foundation to support the purchase of new equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of arterial disease and breast cancer. More
May 05, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's six-year graduation rates have increased by more than 10 percent from 2000 to 2014. More
May 05, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of engineering students at the university has created a puzzle feeder to challenge swamp monkeys at the Houston Zoo. More w/Video
May 04, 2015 -- Graduate students from the University of Houston won top honors in the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge with a plan to harness geothermal energy to treat water produced during hydraulic fracturing. More
May 04, 2015 -- Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents a lens. More
May 04, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that a two-dimensional material studied for its semiconducting properties, can be changed from a brittle substance to take on the qualities of plastic through exposure to a sulfur-infused gas in the proper conditions. More
May 04, 2015 -- University of Houston will host Ambassador Mohammed Alhussaini Al Sharif, chief representative for the League of Arab States, on Tuesday to discuss the Arab Peace Initiative. More
May 04, 2015 -- College of the Mainland was recently named a Mother-Friendly Silver Site by the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
May 04, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that spirometry, a common test that allows physicians to determine how well a person's lungs work, is underutilized for asthma diagnosis and management from 2001 to 2011. More
May 01, 2015 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that the college's math and engineering students received state and national recognition in recent competitions. More
May 01, 2015 -- Galveston College's Culinary Arts program recently received a $1,000 donation from the Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs Foundation. More
May 01, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society was recently awarded the Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award. More
May 01, 2015 -- Lone Star College has formally named Dr. Rebecca Riley as president of LSC-Montgomery, effective today. More
May 01, 2015 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that students in its honors program courses were recently recognized by the Texas State Historical Association. More
May 01, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Thursday released a report finding that the percentage of Texans without health insurance dropped 31 percent since enrollment began in the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace. More
April 30, 2015 -- Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law released a statement on the United States House Judiciary Committee's endorsement of the USA Freedom Act, a bill that aims to end the National Security Administration’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host "America Sings", a spring concert, on May 12 at Moody Methodist Church. More
April 30, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday announced that new research between UTMB and Virginia Commonwealth University has found that brain function of people addicted to cocaine is different than that of people who are not addicted, and often linked to highly impulsive behavior. More
April 30, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has received a $430,291 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop instructional modules for workforce training programs in Process Technology. More
April 30, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today released its annual Houston Area Survey, with findings that Houston-area residents are optimistic about the local economy despite the recent drop in oil prices. More
April 30, 2015 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum and computer scientist Moshe Vardi have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. More
April 30, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Mainland Chorale and the Mainland Singers will present their spring concert on May 8 at the Shrine of the True Cross Church in Dickinson. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Galveston College Art Department will launch the 35th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition on May 6 with an opening reception. More
April 29, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday recognized Presidential Scholar students during the President's Tea. More
April 29, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Angela Colantonio from the University of Toronto has been named winner of the Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation. More
April 29, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of students at the university has developed a smartphone application to monitor and control a heart pump in a patient. More w/Video
April 28, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of engineers with the university has designed a new parking technology called "ParkiT", to provide real time information on open spaces at parking lots. More w/Video
April 28, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is awarding a $517,652 Skills Development Fund grant to Houston Community College to provide job training for Schlumberger. More
April 28, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-2, with Rachel Delgado and Wayne Miles opposed, to seek bids for repairs to the college’s swimming pool. More
April 27, 2015 -- Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston course for the Fall 2015 semester. More
April 27, 2015 -- Galveston College will host a Professor Panel Discussion of the 2015 Galveston Reads selection, Freeman, on May 5. More
April 27, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows that augmenting hydrogen sulfide, a gas produced naturally within the human body, can reduce the severity of respiratory syncytial virus. More
April 27, 2015 -- University of Houston's Moores School of Music is participating in a partnership to transform works of student poets at two Houston area schools into musical compositions. More
April 27, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that student Kristin LaValle was recently presented with the Distinguished Chapter Officer Award at the international Phi Theta Kappa conference. More
April 27, 2015 -- University of Houston on Friday announced that Vanessa Alejandro, an Honors College student at the university, has been named as one of the "Top 10 College Women" by Glamour Magazine. More
April 26, 2015 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement on Friday was presented to Colonel Robert D. Cabana, a former astronaut who now is director of the Kennedy Space Center. More
April 24, 2015 -- University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture recently received a $1 million pledge from Gerald D. Hines and his wife Barbara to support the school's international initiatives. More
April 24, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is offering summer camps for high school students interested in industrial trades, public service and nursing. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday received an annual report from the ACC Foundation. More
April 24, 2015 -- Rice University recently presented a chair developed by a team of students as part of an effort to design furniture intended for use on other planets. More w/Video
April 23, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for the university's chronic obstructive pulmonary disease program. More
April 23, 2015 -- Lamar University's Industrial Carillon, a new-music ensemble, will host a concert on Monday featuring music from Nick Rissman. More
April 22, 2015 -- The University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted approximately 200 high school students from Harmony Public Schools and Taylor High School-Alief for a day of service and hands-on learning for the Buffalo Bayou Service Project. More
April 22, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has appointed two new members and reappointed one member to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents. More
April 22, 2015 -- University of Houston dance students will perform "Backstage at Allen's Landing", an interactive event, on Sunday. More
April 22, 2015 -- University of Houston has announced that Acting Vice President/Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer Ramanan Krishnamoorti will testify on Thursday before the House Energy and Power Subcommittee regarding a workforce training program developed for the energy industry. More
April 22, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have successfully developed a post-exposure treatment that is effective against a strain of the Ebola virus that caused the death of thousands of people in West Africa. More
April 22, 2015 -- Samuel Collins, III invites Galveston County residents to Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock on Thursday evening to hear a presentation on the life of Civil War veteran and Galveston County horticulturalist and property owner Henry Martyn Stringfellow. More
April 22, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a student team is creating a feedback device for the hand that allows users to feel what they're touching in virtual environments. More w/Video
April 22, 2015 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Deparmtent will host the "Watch Ur BAC" Awareness Program on Thursday. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Runway Boys, five seniors at Rice University who created a remote-controlled airplane, recently competed in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' annual Design/Build/Fly competition in Tucson, Arizona. More w/ Video
April 21, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has been recognized by LendEdu.com as one of the Top 10 Colleges With The Best Weather. More
April 21, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Nursing will host its commencement ceremony on Friday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
April 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's 50 Plus Program recently honored Elaine Helm as the program's Winter Artist. More
April 21, 2015 -- University of Houston is hosting "Earth Week", a series of events celebrating Earth Day, which is observed on April 22. More
April 21, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host a ceremony on May 5 to dedicate the Criminal Justice Building in honor of former college president Dr. Rodney Allbright. More
April 20, 2015 -- Lone Star College announced that 24 students recently earned their Oil and Gas Drilling Floorhand/Roustabout Workforce certification from the Ableman Drilling Careers Academy in Malta to work in the oil and gas industry. More
April 20, 2015 -- The University of Houston announced that the Princeton Review has named it one of the nation's "greenest" colleges. More
April 20, 2015 -- The Kinder Institute at Rice University last week hosted a forum of current or former mayors of three different cities, who shared stories about their administrations. More
April 20, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that new research conducted at the university suggests a new drug strategy to stop or slow insulin-influenced tumor growth. More w/Video
April 20, 2015 -- Rice University on Saturday announced that KiLife Tech, a team from Brigham Young University, was named winner of the Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 18, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston hosted a topping off ceremony for the new Maritime Academy Residence Hall on Friday. More
April 17, 2015 -- The administration of Texas State Technical College on Thursday announced the proposed new campus location in Fort Bend County. More
April 17, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host a free performance by the COM Concert Band on Monday. More
April 17, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday announced that the university's School of Business has been re-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More
April 17, 2015 -- Lamar University will host a concert featuring the university's brass ensembles on April 21 in the Rothwell Recital Hall. More
April 17, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college was recently recognized by the National Model United Nations for its advancement of understanding of the U.N. and international issues. More
April 17, 2015 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that 12 students were recently inducted into the Lambda Epsilon Chi paralegal honor society. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve revisions to the college's core curriculum. More
April 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host its annual Muster on April 21 at 325 sites around the world. More
April 16, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute as an organization to develop benchmark procedures in the area of health care administration. More
April 16, 2015 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has partnered with Prairie View A&M University to allow students in the Allied Health Program at the Jones Futures Academy to take college level courses aligned with the university's nursing degree plan. More
April 15, 2015 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that a freshman engineering design team has created a device that can quickly numb an area of skin in order to reduce pain when receiving an injection. More w/Video
April 15, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation on Tuesday announced that it has received the GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level in recognition of the foundation's transparency and accountability. More
April 14, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host French Ambassador Gérard Araud on April 22 for a discussion on global affairs. More
April 14, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that a team of students with the university recently won the Baylor New Venture Competition. More
April 13, 2015 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Harte Research Institute today announced that the Gulf of Mexico "remains resilient" following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as research into the impact of the spill on the gulf continues. More w/Video
April 13, 2015 -- Lamar University will host a free educational fair, featuring hands-on activities in science, math and engineering, on April 18 at the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum. More
April 13, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the United States Department of Energy has awarded $1.2 million to a chemist at the university for the development of advanced hydrogen storage materials. More
April 13, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill is on April 20, and that scientists, including members of TAMU-Galveston, are continuing research related to the impact of the spill. More
April 13, 2015 -- Rice University will host its annual George R. Brown School of Engineering Design Showcase on Thursday at the Tudor Fieldhouse. More w/Video
April 13, 2015 -- The Galveston College Foundation recently received a donation from the Galveston Restaurant Association for the college's Culinary Arts program. More
April 13, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Geology Club recently hosted an exhibit at the Clear Lake Gem and Mineral Show at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
April 10, 2015 -- Carroll G. Robinson has resigned from the Houston Community College Board of Trustees to focus on his campaign for Houston City Controler. More
April 10, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Wayne Faircloth today announced that legislation to authorize tuition revenue bonds for several universities, including Texas A&M-Galveston and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, has been approved by the Texas House of Representatives. More
April 10, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a "Rock the Block" community cleanup event on Saturday as part of Keep Houston Beautiful Day. More
April 10, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that it has partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission to offer the Skills for Small Business program, which provides free or reduced cost employee training for small businesses. More
April 10, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host an adjunct faculty job fair on April 18 at the COM Learning Center-North County in League City. More
April 10, 2015 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that Dr. Gerald Napoles has been named the new president of LSC-North Harris. More
April 09, 2015 -- Lamar University today named three faculty members as recipients of the 2015 University Merit Awards. More
April 09, 2015 -- Lamar University recently received a $625,300 grant from the National Science Foundation for a special program to increase the number of students in engineering from underrepresented groups. More
April 09, 2015 -- In observance of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War and April being Confederate History month, Collins is hosting a two-part series this month featuring the story of Henry Martyn Stringfellow: A Soldier’s Story. More
April 09, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel discussion on April 20 regarding ongoing drug policy reform and liberalization in the Americas. More
April 09, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of students has designed a low-cost incubator for warming hypothermic infants in developing countries. More w/Video
April 08, 2015 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will open for the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra in a concert on April 15 at the Jefferson Theater. More
April 08, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a team of scientists with the university and the Texas Children's Hospital have found that amniotic stem cells with injectable hydrogels can promote the growth of functional blood vessels. More
April 08, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a team of researchers has developed a quick-acting vaccine "that is both safe and effective with a single dose" against the Ebola virus strain that affected people in West Africa last year. More
April 08, 2015 -- The National Hurricane Museum and Science Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana today announced that it has received a $1 million pledge from the Stream family in support of the building and operation of the center. More
April 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present "The Last Night of Ballyhoo", with performances beginning on Thursday and continuing through April 26. More
April 08, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that engineering students and mentors at the university and the Baylor College of Medicine are developing a vest that allows the deaf to "feel" and understand speech. More w/Video
April 08, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host its spring Open House on April 14-18. More
April 07, 2015 -- University of Houston on Monday announced that research conducted at the university has found a link between Facebook use and depressive symptoms. More
April 07, 2015 -- Galveston College is accepting applications for the college's TRiO-Upward Bound Program through April 13. More
April 07, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host its annual "Get Lit" literary festival on April 22 at the Central Campus. More
April 07, 2015 -- University of Houston's Dance Theatre will present "UH Goes to the Barn", featuring works from student choreographers, on April 22. More
April 06, 2015 -- Galveston College is now accepting applications for its law enforcement academy. More
April 06, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found a process utilizing water to reliably create patterns of metallic and semiconducting wires less than 10 nanometers wide. More
April 06, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found a technique that uses a video camera to monitor patients' vital signs just by looking at their faces. More w/Video
April 06, 2015 -- Lamar University will present the 2015 University Professor and University Merit Awards on Wednesday. More
April 06, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that five students will work with researchers at the Smithsonian under a new agreement with the university. More
April 06, 2015 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted its Spring Fling at the North Campus. More
April 06, 2015 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Dance Unleashed", the department's spring concert, on April 10-11. More
April 06, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new study published by scientists with the university shows that cells in an organism exercise a "suboptimal" strategy that aids in survival. More w/Video
April 03, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's 50 Plus Program students will present their works during the 16th annual Texas City Art Festival on April 12-15. More
April 03, 2015 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service is hosting an exhibit of the past 100 years of the agency at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum through November 8. More
April 03, 2015 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that scientists with the university have found a method to grow strains of oil-rich algae while also removing nitrates and phosphorous from wastewater. More
April 03, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host a Technical Careers and Skilled Trades Career Fair on April 16 at the LSC-North Harris campus. More
April 02, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston and NASA today unveiled an application to track seaweed during the 2015 Gulf Coast Sargassum Symposium being held in Galveston. More
April 02, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host a lecture on April 9 to discuss current events regarding Syria and ISIS. More
April 01, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples presented the Community Partnership Award to Flow-Cal Inc. during the president’s annual Report to the Community breakfast. More
April 01, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival on April 11. More
April 01, 2015 -- Galveston College will host "Encore! Five Fabulous Chefs Le Beau Printemps 2015", an event benefiting the college's Universal Access Program Endowment, on April 8-9. More
April 01, 2015 -- Lamar University will open "Prijedor: Lives from the Bosnian Genocide", an exhibit relating the story of genocide in the city of Prijedor between 1992 and 1995, on Thursday at the Mary and John Gray Library. More
April 01, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Tuesday inducted more than 80 students into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. More
April 01, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown on Tuesday announced that an artist started work this week on a mural featuring the university's mascot, Ed-U-Gator, at a building on campus. More
March 31, 2015 -- Texas A&M University and NASA researchers will unveil a seaweed forecasting web application, the Sargassum Early Advisory System (SEAS) at the Gulf Coast Sargassum Symposium on Thursday and Friday in Galveston. More
March 31, 2015 -- The University of Houston will host a vision expo addressing leisure time pursuits for the visually impaired on April 25. More
March 31, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host United States Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Commander Captain Brian Penoyer as featured speaker during the college's commencement ceremony on May 16. More
March 31, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the Zachry Group has provided a $25 million contribution to the university's Dwight Look College of Engineering. More
March 31, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to cancel the May 9 election for Single Member District 3 on the board. More
March 31, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that a team of researchers with the university has created an algorithm that assists in a non-invasive technique for amputees to use a prosthetic hand using their thoughts. More
March 31, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston reports that the 2015 Gulf Coast Sargassum Symposium, which will be held on April 2 and 3 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis has attracted experts and speakers from the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean. More
March 31, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced its line-up of upcoming free concerts in April. More
March 31, 2015 -- Texas Southern University will present a production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" April 16-19 at the Ollington Smith Playhouse. More
March 31, 2015 -- University of Houston will host Sue Collins, a political scientist at the University of Notre Dame, on April 21 for a discussion regarding public policy. More
March 31, 2015 -- University of Houston on Monday announced that students in the university's Jack J. Valenti School of Communication are developing an ad campaign to attract young workers to the petrochemical industry. More
March 31, 2015 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted "Mind Trekkers", a science, technology, engineering and math festival for students from various area schools. More
March 30, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that research conducted at the university finds that Texas has a "strong record of electing female mayors", particularly in its largest cities. More
March 30, 2015 -- University of Houston will present "Unfold: Houston Revealed", a display of maps created by students in the Graphic Design and Creative writing programs detailing different aspects of the city, on April 13 at Brazos Books. More
March 30, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently held a mock trial to provide students in the college's Criminal Justice and Court Reporting programs an experience of what it's like to be in a courtroom setting. More
March 30, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel discussion on April 6 regarding the current state of political and economic reforms in China. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will host its annual spring concert on Tuesday at Lamar State College Port Arthur's Performing Arts Center. More
March 27, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a series of summer camps focusing on science, technology, engineering and math, beginning in June. More
March 27, 2015 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on a variety of weekend activities, including fairs and festivals around the Gulf Coast region offering arts, wine and even kites. More
March 27, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it will open a new Primary and Specialty Care Clinic in Texas City on Monday. More
March 27, 2015 -- College of the Mainland has announced the addition of Intro to Probability and Statistics, an alternative course to college algebra. More
March 27, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has published a paper regarding Saudia Arabia's changing role in the energy market. More
March 26, 2015 -- Texas Southern University announced that a federal judge on Thursday ruled in its favor in a gender discrimination Equal Pay Act violation lawsuit. More
March 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today issued a news release regarding the spread of the chikungunya virus, which is predicted to reach the United States. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Tuesday heard a presentation regarding the college's five-year strategic plan. More
March 26, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's Central Campus will host the Brass Symposium on April 10-11. More
March 26, 2015 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that carbon nanotube fibers developed by the university may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain, and may assist in treatment for patients with neurological disorders. More
March 26, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday announced that two of the college's faculty members were recently recognized for excellence of education during the League for Innovation in the Community College conference. More
March 26, 2015 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that Alicen Flosi has been named as the university's new director of sustainability. More
March 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study by the university has found that a single dose of immunotherapy reverses memory problems in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease. More
March 25, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received the Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association in recognition of its resuscitation standards. More
March 25, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday hosted a panel discussion regarding the obstacles overcome and progress made by women in science, technology, engineering and math fields. More
March 25, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host Preview Day 2015, showcasing programs and facilities at all three of the college's campuses, in April. More
March 25, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host the 2015 Gulf Coast Sargassum Symposium on April 2-3 in Galveston. More
March 25, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a study conducted by the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy supports lifting the United States' export ban on crude oil. More
March 25, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host open forums on March 30 and March 31 regarding proposed legislation to allow individuals with concealed handgun licenses to carry handguns on college campuses. More
March 24, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that the college's latest class of paramedics earned a 100 percent pass rate on the National Registry exam. More
March 24, 2015 -- Rice University will host its 15 annual Rice Business Plan Competition on April 16-18. More
March 24, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host the annual Dean's Lecture, featuring Dr. Michael Laposata, chair of the department of pathology, on Friday. More
March 23, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will hold its annual "Big Event" student-run service project on Saturday. More
March 23, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Robert Spina has been named dean of the university's College of Education and Human Development. More
March 23, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that it has received a $1 million grant from The Houston Endowment in support of the construction of a new Student Services Center. More
March 23, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that the institute's SkillsUSA team won 12 gold, nine silver and three bronze medals in the 2015 Texas Post-Secondary SkillsUSA State Conference. More
March 23, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Jim Jordan, chair of the university's Department of Earth and Space Sciences, will present a lecture on Wednesday regarding harvesting Helium-3 from the Moon. More
March 20, 2015 -- University of Houston's Moores Concert Chorale will perform free concerts on March 26 and April 2. More
March 20, 2015 -- Lamar University will host Mauricio Oliveros, violinist and associate concertmaster for the Symphony of Southeast Texas, for a recital on Tuesday. More
March 20, 2015 -- University of Houston on Thursday announced that Dan E. Wells has been appointed dean of the univerity's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. More
March 19, 2015 -- Lamar University will host the 40th anniversary celebration of the Le Grand Bal on March 28. More
March 19, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a presentation on Boko Haram and the 2015 General Elections in Nigeria on Wednesday. More
March 19, 2015 -- Galveston Historical Foundation will honor Dr. Joan Richardson with the 22nd annual “Steel Oleander” award at a luncheon on Tuesday, April 21. More
March 19, 2015 -- University of Houston will host William Winslade on Tuesday to deliver a lecture on bioethics and mental health. More
March 18, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that it has hired search firm College Sports Solutions to assist in the hiring of the university's new athletic director. More
March 18, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have demonstrated fine control over graphene oxide dots's size-dependent band gap, a property which makes the dots into semiconductors. More
March 18, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that five of its primary care clinics were recently recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for having the highest level of patient-centered care. More
March 18, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that engineers with the university have developed a mobile system that captures high-resolution images inside the eye. More w/Video
March 17, 2015 -- University of Houston President Renu Khator has placed the Epsilon Xi chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity on immediate suspension following allegations of hazing. More
March 17, 2015 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi today announced that a new study shows that increasing acidification in estuarine waters along the Gulf coast of Texas could potentially threaten shellfish populations. More
March 17, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a symposium entitled "Energy Workforce: How Do We Prepare for the Future?" on March 31. More
March 17, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Srinivas Palanki has been named the university's next dean of the College of Engineering. More
March 17, 2015 -- Rice University today announced the Seed Accelerator Rankings at South by Southwest, with the rankings of the start-up business accelerator programs determined by experts from Rice, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Richmond. More
March 16, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new study led by the university finds that the material used as a substrate for growing graphene is important to graphene's properties. More
March 16, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineers with the university and with the Baylor College of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Center are utilizing techniques in tissue engineering to better study the stomach flu. More
March 16, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a study by researchers at the university has resulted in the creation of maps that may aid in predicting strength, stiffness and toughness of composite materials for anything from nanoscale electronics to buildings. More w/Video
March 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that an economist at the university's Real Estate Center states that Texas' housing market is less dependent on oil prices than in the past. More
March 16, 2015 -- Port of Houston Authority Deputy Executive Director of Corporate Affairs Phyllis Saathoff last week was the featured speaker at the University of Houston-Victoria's School of Business Administration Distinguished Speaker Series. More
March 16, 2015 -- College of the Mainland staff and students recently held a "Random Acts of Kindness Day" at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
March 13, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Wind Ensemble and Community Band will present its Spring Concert on March 29. More
March 13, 2015 -- University of Houston has announced that Preethi Gunaratne, a professor with the university, will participate in a panel addressing personalized medicine on Tuesday at the South by Southwest Health and MedTech Expo in Austin. More
March 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that findings from a recently completed study show that nearly 70 percent of evangelicals do not view religion and science as being in conflict with each other. More
March 13, 2015 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Sreenivas Phani Veeranki of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who is lead author of a new study conducted in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, the Indian Institute of Technology and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa regarding secondhand smoke. More
March 13, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Alexander Vo has returned to the university as vice president for telemedicine and health services technology. More
March 13, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on indoor and outdoor options for entertainment this next week, from classic movies and film festivals to flowers and French. More
March 12, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host its annual "Big Event", a student-run service project, on March 28. More
March 12, 2015 -- The University of Houston's Hobby Center for Public Policy will host a one-day Civic Engagement Boot Camp on April 10. More
March 12, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers have created soft toys and interactive installations to provide interfaces with technology for young children and the elderly. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to offer an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts. More
March 12, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is accepting submissions for its annual symposium, "Being Human: the Art of Science and the Science of Art". More
March 12, 2015 -- University of Houston will hold its 2015 Frontier Fiesta on March 26-28. More
March 12, 2015 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees has canceled the college's May 9 election due to unopposed races for three positions on the board. More
March 12, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Fire Academy recently held training at a home set to be demolished after it had been damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
March 12, 2015 -- Texas A&M University on Wednesday announced that a recent study by researchers with the university has determined five intellectual, personal and physical qualities that demonstrate an ability to combine "two contradicting values" in young black men. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston recently presented a donation to the Ball High School Project Graduation Committee for the 2015 Project Graduation event. More
March 11, 2015 -- Galveston College Theatre will present "Dearly Departed" April 17-18. More
March 11, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently hosted a student and donor luncheon to show appreciation to scholarship donors. More
March 11, 2015 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Dr. James Ward has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs and research. More
March 10, 2015 -- Rice University on Tuesday held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the $31.5 million, 60,000-square-foot Brian Patterson Sports Performance Center. More
March 10, 2015 -- The United States House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a Transportation Roundtable meeting in Houston this morning at Rice University. More
March 10, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has been named to the Greater Houston Partnership Board of Directors. More
March 10, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it has selected a female collie to serve as Reveille IX, the university's mascot. More
March 10, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that The Sealy & Smith Foundation is providing $75 million to renovate both the interior and exterior of John Sealy Hospital. More
March 10, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's Mays Business School will host Nordstrom President Blake Nordstrom on Wednesday for the school's M.B. Zale Visionary Merchant Lecture Series. More
March 10, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's Mays Business School recently ranked fifth among the top United States business schools as "Best for Vets" by Military Times. More
March 09, 2015 -- Lamar University researcher Ian Lian and an international research team has been recognized in the February issue of Nature for a five-year research project that suggests promising advances in treating patients who suffer from certain types of cancer and various inflammatory bowel diseases. More
March 09, 2015 -- A study conducted by sociologists at Rice University and Harvard University found that eviction from a home can cause depression, poorer health and higher stress. More w/ Video
March 09, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Monday confirmed four key appointments: Michael K. Young as President of Texas A&M University; Dr. Joyce M. Alexander as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development; Dr. Eli Jones as Dean of the Mays Business School; and Dr. Bruce Akey as Director of the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. More
March 09, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that it will launch at national search for a new athletic director to replace Mack Rhoades, who is leaving the position to take a job at University of Missouri. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting today to consider various appointments, including an appointment to name the President of the Texas A&M University. More
March 09, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a new survey led by scientists with the university is helping astronomers better understand the processes that may have contributed to the formation of stars like the Sun. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has authorized the execution of an amended and restated Founders' Agreement and Commitment Agreement with the GMTO Corporation, reaffirming Texas A&M University's support to assist in building the Giant Magellan Telescope and helping to pave the way for construction to begin in Chile later this spring. More
March 06, 2015 -- Rice University has announced its tuition figures for the 2015-2016 school year. More
March 06, 2015 -- Patricia (Pat) McCloy died Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at UTMB Hospital in Galveston. Obituary
March 06, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted Anthony Graves, who had been exonerated from death row, to deliver an address regarding reform of the justice system. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 2.18 percent net increase in tuition and fees for the 2015-2016 academic year. More
March 05, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host former First Lady Laura Bush and Razia Jan, known for her efforts in supporting women's education rights in Afghanistan, as featured speakers for a global education symposium on March 11. More
March 05, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that scientists with the university has found evidence of a lost culture in the Honduran rain forest. More
March 05, 2015 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present "Dearly Departed" April 17-18. More
March 05, 2015 -- Rice University on Wednesday reported that an expert at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy has stated that a United States Supreme Court ruling on a challenge to subsidies under the Affordable Care Act could affect millions. More
March 05, 2015 -- The Texas Senate on Tuesday approved the appointment of William “Bill” Mahomes, Jr. of Dallas and Robert L. “Bob” Albritton of Fort Worth to the Board of Regents of Texas A&M Univesity and reappointed Phil Adams to the board. More
March 04, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown students recently visited Austin for UH System Day at the Capitol. More
March 04, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday announced that a new study found that 20 percent of men who were prescribed testosterone had normal testosterone levels. More
March 04, 2015 -- University of Houston researchers report that they have found a link between flame retardants and obesity. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas A&M University reports that a former student is now heading a company that is developing a social platform that will enable anyone with a mobile device to create, edit and share virtual reality experiences with a Mobile Virtual Reality App. More
March 04, 2015 -- A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. More
March 03, 2015 -- University of Texas Medical Branch researchers who helped assess the effectiveness of a new rapid test kit to diagnose Ebola learned this week it has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. More
March 03, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has introduced free OpenStax College textbooks, part of an initiative developed by Rice University, for use in some of its courses. More
March 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a new study suggests that metropolitan areas will increase their exposure of floods even in the absence of climate change. More
March 03, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers have created a new thermoelectric material intended to generate electric power from waste heat. More
March 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Chief Executive Officer Rear Admiral Robert Smith III, USN (Retired) on Tuesday announced the death of Pat McCloy, wife of the late Dr. James McCloy, a longtime member of the A&M staff and namesake of the Jim and Pat McCloy Arena. More
March 02, 2015 -- Jonathan Burns, a College of the Mainland graduate, was recently honored by the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce as public servant of the year. More
March 02, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples recently hosted his annual President's Cabinet dinner. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Texas State University System today announced that it anticipates savings of more than $27 million through a recent debt refinancing transaction. More
March 02, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have found that an aerogel catalyst shows it may be an effective catalyst for fuel cells. More
March 02, 2015 -- Texas A&M University Libraries on Friday acquired its five millionth volume, a rare first-edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit", which was gifted to the university by author George R. R. Martin. More
February 28, 2015 -- Galveston College will host Galveston native Harris L. Kempner, Jr., president of Kempner Capital Management, Inc., on April 9 to deliver the final lecture of the 2014-2015 Galveston College Lecture Series, "Discovering Galveston's History". More
February 27, 2015 -- Eight Lamar University students have been chosen to be part of a select group of college students to participate at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University. More
February 27, 2015 -- Lamar University will host saxophonist Justin Pierce on Wednesday as guest artist in the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday voted to approve early exit incentive offers for 29 of the college's employees. More
February 27, 2015 -- Baylor University today announced that researchers have found direct evidence of gene-exposure link in Gulf War Illness, a condition affecting veterans of Operation Desert Storm. More
February 27, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake was recently named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. More
February 27, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Wayne Faircloth today announced that he has filed legislation seeking tuition revenue bond support for the construction of a new Inter-Professional Education Building at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
February 26, 2015 -- Sea Scout Base Galveston recently launched a partnership with the Galveston College Culinary Arts Program. More
February 26, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the Welch Foundation has awarded the Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research to Stephan Link, a scientist with the university. More w/Video
February 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have identified mechanisms involved in the antibody response to the Marburg virus, a step in developing immunity to the disease. More
February 26, 2015 -- Galveston College will participate in the Oceans of Opportunity Job Fair on March 10 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
February 25, 2015 -- Lamar University will recognized four recipients of the 2015 Lamar University Distinguished Alumni Awards on Friday. More
February 25, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a roundtable discussion on March 3 regarding immigration policy and America's foreign relations. More
February 25, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university has received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support research aimed at treating potentially fatal brain aneurysms. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Galveston College Foundation will host "Encore! Five Fabulous Chefs Le Beau Printemps 2015" on April 8-9, with proceeds from the event to benefit the Universal Access Program Endowment. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Lamar University Foundation today announced the establishment of the James M. and Sue Gilbert Mellard Endowment for the College of Arts and Sciences. More
February 24, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of simulation equipment for the Nursing Department. More
February 23, 2015 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Rana Bonds, lead author on a University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston study that found that most patients do not use medically prescribed inhalers and epinephrine autoinjectors correctly. More
February 23, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have discovered that motor proteins, which move cargo in cells, collaborate to regulate cell-transport system. More
February 23, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a new study shows that the American Northeastern seaboard has been struck by dozens of "monster" hurricanes during the past 2,000 years, many larger than recent storms such as Sandy, which hit in 2012. More
February 23, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently collaborated with two Home Depot stores to provide bookshelves for children at Hitchcock Head Start to launch their own library at home. More
February 23, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host artist Randy Brodnax for a visiting artist workshop on March 2-3. More
February 23, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Drama Department will open its production of "The Fantasticks" on March 7. More
February 20, 2015 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will present "The Glass Menagerie", February 26 through March 1. More
February 20, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $1.4 million grant to improve rates of human papilloma virus vaccinations among local adolescents. More
February 20, 2015 -- Dr. Sam Brody of Texas A&M University at Galveston, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair in Sustainable Coasts, was the featured speaker at this week’s meeting of the Seabrook Rotary Club. More
February 19, 2015 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that rankings by the Princeton Review and the Business Insider listed the university's graduates as among the top earners. More
February 19, 2015 -- Galveston College recently participated in Texas Community College Student Day in Austin. More
February 19, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is changing the name its mainland facility to the UTMB Health League City Campus. More
February 19, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept an engagement letter from Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC for audit services. More
February 18, 2015 -- Alvin Community College President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht hosted the college's annual Presidents Forum on Tuesday. More
February 18, 2015 -- Texas Southern University will present a production of "Topdog/Underdog" Thursday through Saturday. More
February 18, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host meteorologist and physical geographer Dr. Grady Dixon on March 5 for a presentation on Texas tornadoes. More
February 18, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Monday announced that the university's School of Education has received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. More
February 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that will expand its free GED and workforce training programs through an Accelerate TEXAS grant. More
February 18, 2015 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it is adding a real estate finance class in the spring. More
February 18, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that UH students are joining high school students in participating in the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2015, a competition to design, build and drive the most energy efficient cars, in Detroit in April. More
February 18, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Tuesday announced that a new study shows the "depth and efficiency" of the United States natural gas market would buffer it against potential local policy interventions aimed at limiting access to shale gas resources. More
February 17, 2015 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Dwayne Busby has been named executive director of Development and Alumni Relations. More
February 17, 2015 -- College of the Mainland nursing students recently assisted a student suffering from a stroke during a day of clinicals at the school. More
February 16, 2015 -- Galveston College on Monday announced that Nuclear Medicine Technology student Amber Rothlauf will present a poster abstract display at the 60th Annual Conference of the Southwestern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in Austin. More
February 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers have found that juvenile criminal offenders who are placed under county supervision, close to home, are less likely to be re-arrested than those placed in state-run facilities. More
February 16, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Alaina Spiers, a member of the college's debate team, was declared champion of a debate tournament hosted by Stephen F. Austin University. More
February 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey to deliver the keynote address at the university's 60th annual MSC Student Conference on National Affairs, which kicks off on Thursday. More
February 16, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host a variety of events and activities showcasing science, technology, engineering and math during the spring semester. More
February 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university's Corps of Cadets has selected its first female Corps Commander. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Texas Water Resources Institute's Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop in La Marque on February 27 for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Dickinson Bayou watershed. More
February 15, 2015 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston hosted its First Annual Mardi Gras Viewing Party benefiting the George P. Mitchell Society on Saturday. More
February 13, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute will host transportation planner Patrick Siegman on February 19 for a free public talk regarding solutions to parking shortages. More
February 13, 2015 -- Galveston College on Thursday announced that it is offering a new pipefitter class at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. More
February 13, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that researchers have found that the number of Monarch butterflies has increased in the past year. More
February 13, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's engineering program has been ranked among the top ten in the nation by The Washington Post. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday confirmed Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson as the second president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today made key staff appointments to offices in the university system. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has honored 10 professors and seven fellows as Regents Professor or Regents Fellow for 2013-14. More
February 12, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the west facade of the Alamo is slowly degrading, according to a study conducted by the Center for Heritage Conservation at the university. More
February 12, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release on the impact of the BP Process Technology Scholarship, which is helping a student return to school after 25 years. More
February 11, 2015 -- Energy experts at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy released a report that it says proves United States oil production has been an early responder to the large drop in oil prices that occurred in late 2014. More
February 11, 2015 -- Texas A&M University Interim President Mark Hussey has announced plans that he says will save the university $8.2 million annually by eliminating vacant non-faculty positions and reallocating those funds to strategic priorities tied to the institution’s academic mission. More
February 11, 2015 -- University of Houston developmental psychology professor Arturo Hernandez is among this year’s recipients of the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award. More
February 11, 2015 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced the line-up of plays and directors for 41st anniversary Houston Shakespeare Festival, which takes place July 31 through August 9. More
February 11, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that a scholarship has been established in the name of Becky and Joe Williams to benefit students in the Doctor of Audiology program. More
February 11, 2015 -- Rice University on Monday announced that researchers have found that "buckyballs" can remove valuable but potentially toxic metal particles from water and other liquids, and also reserve those particles for future use. More
February 11, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted an "Evening of Big Band Music", benefiting the college's music students. More
February 11, 2015 -- Galveston College and the Rotary Club of Galveston will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 25. More
February 11, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers with the university's College of Optometry have received a $1.67 million grant to improve the vision of individuals with Down Syndrome. More
February 11, 2015 -- Galveston College will launch its "Second Start" classes for the spring semester on March 2. More
February 11, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Clen Burton has been named vice president for fiscal affairs. More
February 11, 2015 -- Alvin Community College students recently participated in Community Day at the State Capitol in Austin. More
February 11, 2015 -- San Jacinto College students recently traveled to Austin to participate in Community College Day at the Capitol. More
February 10, 2015 -- Galveston College has been awarded a special Nursing Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday. More
February 10, 2015 -- Texas Tech University today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to Yong Chen, a computer scientist at the university, to develop a new supercomputing model. More
February 10, 2015 -- Lone Star College on Monday announced that Dr. Lee Ann Nutt has been named as the new president of LSC-Tomball. More
February 09, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that composer and professor David Ashley White has been named a recipient of the 2015 Raabe Prize in Sacred Composition. More
February 09, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that tests have found that injectable nanoparticles could be effective in protecting an injured person from further damage due to oxidative stress. More
February 09, 2015 -- Lamar University will host its sixth annual Regional History Day competition on Thursday. More
February 09, 2015 -- The American Association of University Women in Houston will host its annual Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference on February 21. More
February 09, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host the 2015 State of Manufacturing address on February 18. More
February 09, 2015 -- University of Houston will host the 56th Science Engineering Fair of Houston on February 27-28. More
February 09, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Norman Bellard has been appointed assistant to the president for community relations and the athletics program liaison. More
February 09, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university has been named as one of the nation's top 20 research universities by the National Science Foundation. More
February 09, 2015 -- College of the Mainland students recently visited Austin during Community College Day at the state capitol. More
February 06, 2015 -- Rice University this week helped children who lack all or part of one hand and their families build mechanical hands made from plastic parts created by 3-D printers at the university. More w/Video
February 06, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host "Aggieland Saturday", a campus-wide open house event, on February 14. More
February 06, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday named the college's student ambassadors for the spring 2015 semester. More
February 05, 2015 -- Brandon N. Hill, a contributor to Guidry News Service, has been elected to the Texas Academy of Science Board of Directors after being the primary organizer for the 117th meeting of the Texas Academy of Science last year. More
February 05, 2015 -- Environmental design and construction science students from Texas A&M University this semester will be building two “tiny houses” — a broad term generally referring to residences 300 square feet or less — for the homeless in Austin. More
February 05, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that student Chandler Mitchell won the Mardi Gras! Galveston official poster contest for the year. More
February 05, 2015 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that it has received funding from the United States Department of Homeland Security to conduct research on making biochemical threat detection economically sustainable. More
February 05, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's research ship, the JOIDES Resolution, is participating in a study of the history and development of the monsoon cycle. More
February 04, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has issued an all clear situation after a lockdown was called at Galveston College earlier today. More
February 04, 2015 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today issued a statement in response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott's call for transparency in state agency contracting and procurement. More
February 04, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a screening of "Rogue Strike", a film by UH alum Kerry Beyer, on Thursday at the university's M.D. Anderson Library. More
February 04, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college is utilizing grants to provide free training to military veterans looking to enter the Texas workforce. More
February 04, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host no-cost classes on fall prevention and on communication this month at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
February 04, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Mexican and United States experts on February 12 to discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by Mexico's energy reforms. More
February 03, 2015 -- Chancellor John Sharp announced today that The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has named Michael K. Young as the sole finalist for president of Texas A&M University. More
February 03, 2015 -- San Jacinto College has announced a series of upcoming concerts at the college's Central and North campuses. More
February 03, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a new study suggests that urban expansion in China could impact the country's biodiversity. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on February 3. More
February 02, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that it has received $61,000 in scholarship funds from the 2014-2015 Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program. More
February 02, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host an open house on February 24 to showcase the college's new health/wellness clinic at its North Campus. More
February 02, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university have tested the toxicity of nanoparticles utilizing roundworms. More
February 02, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that certain types of grain boundaries between sheets of graphene may add strength and predictable semiconducting properties to the material. More
February 02, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host a College & Career Night event on Tuesday. More
February 02, 2015 -- Galveston College's Women's Softball team won a tournament hosted in Galveston during the weekend. More
February 02, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will offer heart scan print outs for Valentine's Day and in observance of Heart Health Month. More
February 02, 2015 -- University of Houston has announced that actor Matthew McConaughey will deliver the inaugural university-wide commencement address on May 15. More
February 02, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has received a Nursing Innovation Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the purchase of a "Sim Man" robotic patient to assist in training nursing students. More
February 02, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that it has launched a "Religion and Hip-Hop Culture" online course. More w/Video
January 30, 2015 -- University of Houston will host the unveiling of Mars Rover models built by students for the university's 13th annual Mars Rover Model Celebration and Competition on Saturday. More
January 30, 2015 -- Lone Star College on Thursday announced that the college's Transportation Institute holds a 98 percent placement rate for graduates of its Professional Truck Driver Program. More
January 30, 2015 -- Texas A&M University recently conducted a study to make extended bed rest safer by utilizing volunteers who stayed in bed for 10 days straight. More
January 30, 2015 -- Alvin Community College has announced that ACC staff will participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program event on February 7. More
January 29, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has planned a variety of activities for students and public to celebrate Black History Month. More
January 29, 2015 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today applauded Texas Governor Greg Abbott's plans to create a new University Research Initiative. More
January 29, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund and use the fund's unexpended balance to establish the Governor's University Research Initiative. More
January 29, 2015 -- Lamar University's Wind Ensemble will perform a concert on February 5 featuring Scott Gearhart of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band. More
January 29, 2015 -- Texas A&M University will host the annual Bank of America Volunteerism program on Tuesday, featuring Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer. More
January 29, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a debate on February 10 regarding private profit versus public good in the energy industry as part of the university's Energy Symposium Series. More
January 29, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology on Wednesday announced the President and Vice President's lists for the Fall 2014 semester. More
January 29, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston on Thursday announced that a new study shows that flame-retardants may be a contributing factor in preterm births. More
January 29, 2015 -- Texas Chiropractic College will host dignitaries from the Japan Chiropractic Association for the college's annual fundraising gala on April 25. More
January 28, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special executive session meeting on Saturday More
January 28, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will offer no-cost Incident Command System classes at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute in February. More
January 27, 2015 -- Lone Star College has named Dr. Melissa Gonzalez vice chancellor of workforce and economic development. More
January 27, 2015 -- Texas A&M University professor and State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon has reported that despite plentiful rains in some areas during recent months, much of Texas remains in drought. More
January 27, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to extend the contract of COM President Dr. Beth Lewis for another year. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Galveston College women's softball team will host a two-day tournament on January 30 and 31 at the Lassie League fields located at 2506 83rd Street in Galveston. More
January 26, 2015 -- The University of Houston has added a new, state-of-the-art supercomputer to its arsenal of research tools. More
January 26, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have published a new study that shows how cancer cells take advantage of the system by which cells communicate in order to spread. More
January 26, 2015 -- University of Houston will host literary theorist and postcolonial studies expert Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak for a lecture on Thursday. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Lamar University Foundation today announced the establishment of the Amie Lynn Bean Memorial Scholarship for students majoring in nursing. More
January 26, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of "Always... Patsy Cline", opening Thursday and playing through February 15. More
January 23, 2015 -- Texas A&M University has announced a five-year agreement with Cisco to provide information technology with support services solutions for The Texas A&M University System that will result in more than $3.7 million in savings over the length of the contract. More
January 23, 2015 -- University of Houston will host saxophonist Shelley Carrol as part of its performances during the Moores Jazz Festival on February 27-28. More
January 23, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday announced that Dr. Lynda Vern, director of the college's Learning Lab, has published a new textbook now being used in ACC's developmental education courses. More
January 23, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it now offers a minimally invasive procedure to remove blood clots to better help patients recover from a stroke. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday received a report on an audit of the college's FY2014 financial statements. More
January 23, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that Jacob Williams, a graduate of the college's law enforcement academy, recently earned all three of the academy's top honors. More
January 23, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy has been ranked among the top 10 university-affiliated think tanks in the world by Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program's 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index. More
January 23, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday announced that a new study by UTMB researchers shows that only about half of teenage girls receive the HPV vaccine, which protects against cervical and other types of cancer in women. More
January 22, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today named appointments to the Texas A&M University, University of Texas System and Texas Tech University boards of regents. More
January 22, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Robert Nichols and State Representative Dade Phelan on Tuesday jointly filed legislation to authorize a tuition-backed revenue bond for the construction of a multi-purpose education building at Lamar State College-Orange Campus. More
January 21, 2015 -- The Texas A&M Police Department today returned to the university and its Corps of Cadets a painting of Reveille I, the university’s first mascot, which has been missing for the past 25 years. More
January 20, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. is inviting all Houstonians to a Houston Police Department Town Hall Meeting on February 7 at Texas Southern University. More
January 20, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the recently renovated Lee Davis Library at the college's Central Campus has been nominated for a People's Choice Award in the Heritage Category through the Urban Land Institute. More
January 20, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently received a donation of supplies from Medela, Inc. for the college's new room for nursing mothers. More
January 20, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have created a new version of hydrogel that can be injected into an internal wound and help it heal while slowly degrading as it is replaced by natural tissue, including blood-vessels. More
January 20, 2015 -- Lamar University this week is hosting the JASON Project, a program to engage students in activities to cultivate their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More
January 20, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has been selected to lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues that is being established through funds resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
January 19, 2015 -- A Rice University student covered his dormitory room floor with 13,000 plastic balls in a nod to a webcomic by former National Aeronautics and Space Administration roboticist Randall Munroe. More w/ Video
January 19, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host a presentation on January 29 regarding its extended travel trips through the Lifelong Learning Program. More
January 19, 2015 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies has been named a RESTORE Research Center of Excellence. More
January 19, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer no-cost incident command system classes on Thursday. More
January 19, 2015 -- The Texas A&M Corps of Cadets will participate in the 2015 Texas Inauguration for Governor-Elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Dan Patrick on Tuesday. More
January 18, 2015 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Veteran Services has officially announced its renaming to the Capt. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services. More
January 16, 2015 -- University of Houston's Moores Opera Center will launch its 2015 performances with "The Elixir of Love" on January 29 and "Frau Margot" on January 30. More
January 16, 2015 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that scientists have produced and tested three-dimensional supercapacitors utilizing laser-induced graphene, which could provide energy-storage for portable, flexible electronics. More
January 16, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Dennis Kiel has been appointed director of the Dishman Art Museum. More
January 16, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host an event on January 27 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. More
January 16, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host the ACC Big Band Concert on February 7. More
January 15, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is now enrolling members in its MultiShare Plan, which is designed to help small businesses in Galveston County provide health benefits to employees. More
January 15, 2015 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday announced that an instructor with the college has published a new textbook for a course that prepares students for college life. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the award of a $129,820 Nursing and Allied Health Grant administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
January 14, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free classes on improving OSHA recordkeeping. More
January 14, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced the expansion of the Chancellor's Research Initiative across all system schools to provide funds for the recruitment of faculty members who "will have a transformational impact upon the academic and research missions" of the schools. More
January 14, 2015 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that researchers have found that certain changes to cement manufacturing can save energy. More
January 13, 2015 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Mostafa Borahay, the co-director of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who is part of a research team that is studying a drug normally used to fight cholesterol that may prevent hysterectomies in women with uterine fibroids. More
January 12, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study estimates that more than two-fifths of teens who never smoke are exposed to secondhand smoke outside the home. More
January 12, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's online program has been ranked among the most affordable in the state according to Onlinecolleges.net. More
January 10, 2015 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on President Barack Obama's proposal to provide free community college education to all students in the United States, and its probable negative impact on a working Universal Access program in Galveston. More
January 09, 2015 -- Galveston College launched the beginning of a 16-month celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the school on Friday. More
January 09, 2015 -- A study from Community College Week magazine which analyzed data from the United States Department of Education revealed that credit enrollment at Lone Star College grew by 6 percent from fall 2012 to fall 2013. More
January 09, 2015 -- The Texas A&M at Galveston Student Propeller Club will be hosting its 22nd Annual Golf Tournament on March 13. More
January 09, 2015 -- University of Houston professor Temple Northup recently published a study linking television use and unhealthy eating. More
January 09, 2015 -- Lone Star College on Thursday announced that Dr. Rebecca Riley has been named interim president of Lone Star College-Montgomery. More
January 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently recognized top graduates of the COM Fire Academy. More
January 07, 2015 -- Experts at Rice University recently weighed in on the decrease in oil and gas prices. More
January 07, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently launched "STRIVE", a program that provides vocational training for adults with intellectual disabilities with the goal of transitioning students to the workforce. More
January 07, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study led by a TAMU professor finds that "walkable communities" result in more physical activity and social interactions. More
January 07, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown today announced that it has been selected to receive a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. More
January 07, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that chemists at the university have developed a new material, derived from asphalt, that could be used to capture carbon dioxide from natural gas wells. More
January 07, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that the college's foundation has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Jamail Galveston Foundation in support of the Universal Access program. More
January 06, 2015 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold auditions on January 20-21 and February 11-12 for its production of "Beauty and the Beast". More
January 06, 2015 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a board retreat January 9-10 at the La Torretta Lake Resort in Montgomery, Texas. More
January 06, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $15,000 donation from BP Texas City Chemicals in support of scholarships and supplies for students in the Process Technology Program. More
January 05, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that one of COM's former students recently became a behavioral health specialist at the Austin State Supported Living Center of the Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities. More
January 05, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology is holding registration for the spring semesters, which begin on January 15. More
January 05, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that TD Ameritrade Institutional has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship of the university to assist its Financial Planning Program in helping prepare students and graduates for careers as personal financial planners. More
December 23, 2014 -- A symposium focusing on domestic and international approaches to immigration will be held at Rice University on January 12 and 13. More
December 23, 2014 -- A study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston explores the benefits of gallbladder removal. More
December 23, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Human Sciences and Humanities and School of Science and Computer Engineering recently hosted a commencement ceremony for summer and fall graduates. More
December 23, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's School of Education recently named Erica Piper and Nam Dinh as recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Graduate and Undergraduate Student Scholarships. More
December 22, 2014 -- Scientists at Rice University have developed an atomically thin material that may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform. More
December 22, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently received approval for grants to continue funding of the Upward Bound, and the Upward Bound Math and Science programs, both of which encourage young people to pursue post secondary education. More
December 22, 2014 -- San Jacinto College and Lee College recently received donations through the East Harris County Manufacturers Association to support scholarships. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System today announced that the Kyle Field Transportation Plan, part of the redevelopment of the stadium, was successful in reducing traffic issues during games during the past season. More
December 22, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has established a new fund to support active duty service men and women, medically retired veterans' service dogs and retired military dogs with veterinary bills at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. More
December 21, 2014 -- From the Archives: The Texas A&M University at Galveston Clock Tower and Carillon donated by Elizabeth and Senator Searcy Bracewell is featuring concerts of seasonal music throughout the Holiday Season. More
December 19, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation's golf tournament and reception recently raised $175,000 in support of student scholarships. More
December 19, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday delivered the convocation address at Texas A&M University. More
December 19, 2014 -- Galveston College students with the Nuclear Medicine Club recently handed out gifts to children and their siblings at UTMB Children's Hospital. More
December 19, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently collected toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation during the holiday drive. More
December 19, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the college's future Maritime Training Center in La Porte. More
December 19, 2014 -- Baylor University on Thursday announced that the university has received a $2 million gift from Jerry and Susie Wilson of Dallas to establish an endowed chair in religious freedom. More
December 18, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that a study led by researchers at the university had identified metal organic frameworks which may be used to store compressed natural gas at low pressure and room temperature to create new storage tanks for natural gas vehicles. More
December 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies USA, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics, LLC, an organization founded by the A&M System in 2011 to manufacture biopharmaceutical products. More
December 18, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Vocational Nursing Student Organization recently named its students of the year. More
December 18, 2014 -- Lamar University on Wednesday announced that 597 students have been named to the President's List for the fall 2014 semester. More
December 17, 2014 -- Texas Chiropractic College has promoted Stephen A. Foster , DC, FICC to the position of provost. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Trustees of the Moody Foundation have awarded $3,000,000 to support the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access program. More
December 17, 2014 -- University of Houston students in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture have produced home, office and electronics accessories that are on sale at Space Montrose as holiday gifts. More
December 17, 2014 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that researchers have found evidence of genes shared by two mouse species across Europe and Africa. More
December 17, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is accepting proposals through January 28 from students for its new "Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams" microgravity activity. More
December 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's Center for Translational Environmental Health Research at the university's Institute for Biosciences and Technology in Houston has awarded five pilot program grants to fund projects to better understand the effects of the environment on human health. More
December 17, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced that a TAMU researcher was part of a team of NASA scientists studying findings from the Mars rover Curiosity of trace amounts of methane gas. More
December 17, 2014 -- Galveston College Radiography program students recently held a toy drive benefiting the Shriners Burns Hospital for Children. More
December 16, 2014 -- Former Galveston mayor Louis Rosen and his wife, Fredell Pollack Rosen, who is president of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's Coastal Storm Protection Alliance, hosted a reception at their home for visiting researchers who are collaborating on storm surge suppression solutions. More
December 16, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently formed a partnership with Hitchcock Head Start for students and staff to read to children and provide a copy of a book to take home. More
December 16, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study by the university finds that a majority of patients often do not use inhalers and epinephrine autoinjectors correctly. More
December 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College students recently presented their honors level research to a panel of instructors. More
December 16, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Allan Jacobson and Richard Willson, who serve as faculty at the university, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a report released by the university's Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy concludes that hydraulic fracturing to recover oil in Texas is "adding to the state's overuse of its water resources". More
December 15, 2014 -- College of the Mainland this semester launched its "College Connections" program, placing an advisor at each of the high schools within the college district to assist students regarding college admissions, financial aid and career questions. More
December 15, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Friday voted unanimously to authorize a settlement agreement for a lawsuit filed against the college by former COM faculty member David Michael Smith. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday to deliver the university's convocation address for Friday's commencement ceremonies. More
December 15, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Brian Downer, lead author of a study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the University of Kentucky and the University of Maryland that found that for people 60 years of age and older who do not have dementia, that light to moderate alcohol consumption during late life is associated with higher episodic memory, the ability to recall memories of events. More
December 15, 2014 -- The director and project manager of the Rice University SSPEED Center, who are now collaborating with scientists at Texas A&M University at Galveston on storm surge protection research, were hosted at a reception at Moody Gardens Sunday night. More
December 12, 2014 -- The University of Houston has announced that two prominent Indian-American families have provided crucial financial support for a new research and engineering building on the UH campus. More
December 12, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will present the Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education to Andrew Dewey, a history teacher at the Carnegie Vanguard High School in Houston, on December 19. More
December 12, 2014 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that a former student from the college, now a student at Stanford University, mentors minority students to encourage them to excel academically. More
December 12, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service has released a report in support of lifting a ban on oil and gas exports from the United States. More
December 12, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's GED and Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs recently awarded diplomas and certifications to area students. More
December 11, 2014 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that researchers with the university have discovered a simple method for making a new material for energy storage and electronics. More w/Video
December 11, 2014 -- Lone Star College welcomed three new members to the college's board of trustees during the board's meeting last week. More
December 11, 2014 -- Galveston College will offer an EKG Technician Certification Program beginning in March. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will honor Dr. Bill Merrell, the George P. Mitchell ’40 chair in Marine Sciences at Texas A&M University at Galveston and president of Merrell Historic Properties, Inc., with its prestigious 2015 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development to be presented during the organization’s 22nd annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 16, 2015, at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in League City. More
December 10, 2014 -- A housing market expert with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University said this year will end as the second-best year in Texas in terms of existing home sales. More
December 10, 2014 -- Jerusha Kasch has been named the first-ever emergency management director at San Jacinto College. More
December 10, 2014 -- Lamar University will host its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology will host its fall commencement ceremony on Friday at the Montagne Center. More
December 10, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Thomas Geisbert, professor of microbiology and immunology at the university, has been named as part of Time magazine's "Person of the Year" special recognizing those fighting the Ebola virus. More
December 10, 2014 -- San Jacinto College students and employees recently sent a holiday package of treats and items to an Air Force troop stationed in Afghanistan. More
December 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service recently held a video teleconference with students from the Russian Diplomatic Academy. More
December 10, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a study by researchers at the university finds that Hispanic women are significantly less likely to survive endometrial uterine cancer than non-Hispanic women. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Ocean Energy Safety Institute has hired Paul Robinson as the institute's program manager. More
December 10, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa National Community College Honor Society recently inducted 26 new members. More
December 10, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-San Antonio today announced it has received independent accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges. More
December 10, 2014 -- Galveston College will offer a course in international cuisine beginning in January. More
December 10, 2014 -- Galveston College Upward Bound students and staff recently volunteered at the annual Lights of Love event at the Ronald McDonald House. More
December 10, 2014 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that Yuliya Gorb, a mathematician at the university, recently received a $420,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for both her research and for an outreach program she is developing for high school girls. More
December 09, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner, M.D. on Tuesday filed legislation to make higher education more affordable. More
December 09, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that 44 physicians at the university have been named as Texas "Super Doctors" by Texas Monthly. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Monday issued legal opinions on three questions regarding state law, including a question concerning the authority of Texas A&M University to use available university funds for the support and maintenance of the programs of a branch campus, such as at Galveston. More
December 08, 2014 -- The University of Houston Alumni Association today announced its 2015 Alumni Awards recipients. More
December 08, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the work of UTMB scientists was featured prominently in the newest edition of a compendium on viruses that is "recognized as the definitive textbook on viruses and their effects on people". More
December 08, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a presentation on Friday regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new carbon emissions standards. More
December 08, 2014 -- Guidry News Service visited recently with Dr. Rebeca Wong, the director of the World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization Collaborating Center on Aging and Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, which has recently been re-designated as a collaborating center. More
December 08, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study led by a professor with the university shows that the sand dunes of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, may respond similarly to climate changes like Earth's sandy deserts. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Friday named Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson as sole finalist and interim president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio. More
December 05, 2014 -- Lone Star College today announced that more than 2,400 international student attended classes during its 2014 fall semester, ranking it fourth in the nation for the number of international students attending a community college. More
December 05, 2014 -- Chris O’Shea Roper and Tom Linton feature the Watermaster Program in their latest column on Coastal Issues. More
December 05, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently received a $25,000 MetaNap 3.0 unit provided through a grant by Hill-Rom, Inc., a medial supply company. More
December 04, 2014 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that it has published a new paper finding that some professional football players have been seeking out unproven stem cell therapies to accelerate recoveries from injuries. More
December 04, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that a pair of professors with the university have received a $519,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More
December 04, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently hosted its 15th annual Christmas Gala. More
December 04, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer today participated in the White House College Opportunity Day of Action in Washington, D.C., committing to increasing college graduation rates. More
December 04, 2014 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today participated in an event at the White House to announce a "commitment to help more students prepare for and graduate from college". More
December 04, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host free holiday jazz concerts on December 11 and December 16. More
December 03, 2014 -- The University of Houston will begin offering a graduate certificate in upstream energy safety in January. More
December 03, 2014 -- Dr. Janis Fowler has been named director of the Aerospace Academy at San Jacinto College. More
December 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the Lubrizol Foundation recently presented scholarships to several students for training in high-demand fields. More
December 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university was ranked as a top-five best-value institution for in-state tuition and seventh-best on tuition costs for out-of-state students by CollegeAtlas.org's Encyclopedia for Higher Ed's "2014 Best Colleges and Universities A-Lists". More
December 03, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that Melanie Lanuza has been named recipient of the Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award for 2014. More
December 03, 2014 -- Lamar University will hold its fall commencement ceremony on December 13, with 1,355 degrees to be conferred to graduates. More
December 03, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have discovered an environmentally-friendly carbon-capture method that could be equally adept at drawing carbon dioxide emissions from industrial flue gases and natural gas wells. More
December 03, 2014 -- Texas A&M University and Blinn College have been named recipients of a 2014 Star Award by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
December 02, 2014 -- A professor of marine biology at Texas A&M University-Galveston will be featured in a National Geographic Channel special airing on December 7 at 8 p.m. More
December 02, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that new research, led by a team at the university, suggests a new way to target ovarian cancers by disrupting the metabolic process that allows them to thrive. More
December 02, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that an international team led by a scientist with the university have published a paper on how subducting oceanic plates are thinning adjacent continents. More
December 02, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host its annual Christmas concert on December 14 at Moody Methodist Church. More
December 01, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset recently honored Sheriff's Association of Texas Academic Scholarship recipient Phillip O'Toole. More
December 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a presentations on December 9 regarding upcoming trips through the college's Lifelong Learning Program. More
December 01, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that scientists with the university recently tested the strength of graphene by firing "microbullets" at the material. More w/Video
December 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a free incident command system classes on December 16 and January 22. More
November 30, 2014 -- Chris O’Shea Roper and Tom Linton have posted a column on Region J of the Texas regional water plan, also called the “Plateau Region,” which stretches from the Central Texas Hill County to the Rio Grande, including the towns of Kerrville and Del Rio, in their continuing series on Coastal Issues. More
November 26, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation received a check in the amount of $26,000 from the Albemarle Foundation. More
November 26, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Downtown hosted a United Nations think tank to develop sustainable development goals for presentation to the General Assembly. More
November 26, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is inviting the public to celebrate the holiday season on its grounds with a series of events, including a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. More
November 26, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland announced that four of its graduates were recently promoted to battalion chief of the Galveston Fire Department. More
November 26, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its fall 2014 commencement ceremonies on December 14 at noon and 5 p.m. at NRG Arena in Houston. More
November 26, 2014 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted the college's annual Articulation Day seminar. More
November 25, 2014 -- Two scientists from the University of Houston have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. More
November 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is part of a collaboration led by the Oak Crest Institute of Science that received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel intravaginal ring capable of delivering powerful antiretroviral drugs to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted human immunodeficiency virus in women. More
November 25, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Student Government Association recently hosted its first "Thanksgiving Throwdown" cook-off competition to benefit Wreaths Across America. More
November 25, 2014 -- Lamar University will present the 2014 Julie & Ben Rogers Community Service Award to Monica Harn, department chair of the university's speech and hearing sciences department, on December 3. More
November 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university's restored journalism program is "training future Aggie journalists to report the news without bias". More
November 25, 2014 -- The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at the University of Texas at Austin today announced that it has awarded $946,600 in grants to 11 faith-based organizations for African American mental health education. More
November 25, 2014 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center recently named the winners of the 2014 Small Business of the Year Award. More
November 25, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced the winners of the college's "Words That Changed History" contest. More
November 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that a team including several TAMU researchers has published a paper on the role of the weather in the amount and severity of "urban haze" that forms in China. More
November 25, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a team of researchers from TAMU, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a new injectable material that could be used to treat wounded soldiers suffering from internal bleeding. More
November 25, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will host its fall commencement ceremony on December 12. More
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
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
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
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