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Chorus Director Charles Hausmann Retires from the Houston Symphony After 28 Years

Today, the Houston Symphony announced the retirement of long-time Houston Symphony Chorus Director Charles Hausmann.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Robert Shaw, Chorus

3 hrs ago | Houston Press

What is Halal Meat, and Why Should You Care?

"These things alone he has forbidden to you: What is already dead, blood, the flesh of swine, what has been offered up to other than Allah."


Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Washington Post

A corporation is more nearly a method than a thing

Via Stephen Bainbridge , we find a nice quote about the corporation, from the New York case Farmers' Loan & Trust Co.


Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Pennsylvania, US Politics

The Washington Post

Overprotecting public-employee pensions, from the Reason Foundation

The Contract Clause, which prohibits states from making laws impairing the obligation of contracts, is commonly used to challenge state and local public pension reform efforts.


Related Topix: Georgetown University, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Samuel Alito, University of Pennsylvania


UH named 'Innovation and Economic Prosperity University'

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 ... (more)


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ULI Houston Appoints Local Chair

Vacationing this summer? Stay informed with's Texas AM Alert. Get original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the Houston, Dallas markets, as well as the entire Southwest region right in your inbox.


Related Topix: Texas

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Local attorney announces candidacy for family court judge

Julia Hurlbut Brouillette has thrown her hat into the ring for the seat, which was recently created.


Related Topix: Oneida County, NY, Rome, NY

International Society of Automation

Insights May 2014

This week hundreds of educators and professionals from government and public and private industry sectors converged on Washington, DC to attend the US News STEM Solutions National Conference.


Related Topix: Golden, CO

The Washington Post

Fun KnowMore map of whata s across the ocean if youa re on the beach

This fun map shows you what's across the ocean if you're on the beach . For instance, if you're on the west coast of the U.S., you're across the ocean from either Japan or Russia, depending on whether you're north or south of Tillamook Bay, Oregon .


Related Topix: World News, Algeria, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Monkey is third animal to die in UH labs since November

A juvenile rhesus monkey died of dehydration in a cage in a University of Houston lab in June, according to a federal inspection report.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


New UH football stadium gets an official name

The University of Houston is getting a name for its new newly constructed football stadium.



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"It is critical that we have leaders at the helm of our ship who can help shape the future of public media for all of Colorado and beyond,"said Doug Price , c.e.o. of the Rocky Mountain Broadcasting Network , in an announcement.


Related Topix: Colorado, Journalism

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Jay Freeman Joins Folsom Lake Bank Board

Folsom Lake Bank today announced that Mr. Jay Freeman has joined the Board of Directors of Folsom Lake Bank.


Related Topix: Folsom, CA, Roseville, CA

Program Coordinator, Writing Center, University of Houston, Clear Lake

Qualifications: Required Master's Degree in English, Composition, Linguistics, Education, or a closely related field.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Double-slit experiment with twisted bilayer graphene

Young's double-slit experiment played a pivotal role in the development of classical, as well as quantum, physics.


Related Topix: Physics, Science

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Major Houston concert to bring big groups together, showcase an Academy Award star and fight hate

The 2013 Houston in Concert Agianst Hate was a centennial celebration for the Anti-Defamation League and the Houston Symphony.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Cornyn, Senate challenger Alameel far apart in personal wealth

The differences between Sen. John Cornyn and his opponent, David Alameel, go much further than "R" and "D."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Houston, TX, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas

KHOU-TV Houston

Police ID teen found floating in Brays Bayou

Investigators said Ridwan Ayoola Ajala, 18, was attempting to get away when he crashed a stolen van into the bayou at 4200 South MacGregor on June 24. Authorities said the van that Ajala was driving was stolen outside some University of Houston apartments less than a mile away from Brays Bayou.


Related Topix: Houston, TX

Design News

This App Detects Cancer

Advancements in technology never cease to amaze us, but the DermoScreen is a show stopper.


Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Wolfe is candidate for Circuit Judge

He is running unopposed for the Division I judgeship, currently held by Judge Robert E. Burch, who will be retiring at the end of this term.


Related Topix: Dickson, TN, Erin, TN, Ashland City, TN, Dickson County, TN