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12 hrs ago | Mikemcguff blog

Kidd Kraddick anniversary, Houston TV job moves plus more

David Letterman interview with CBS Morning Anchor Norah O'Donnell...uncomfortable - WFAA Hansen sports special - What's the deal with Top 40 radio? - KHOU 11's Ron Trevino goes one-on-one with Paul Wall - So, 'Dog' Did the Weather This Morning on 'Good Day Colorado' - 104 KRBE Houston - Aircheck - FOX 7 News at 10pm with Christine Haas - premiering ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, David Letterman, The National, Texas

17 hrs ago | Forbes.com

If It's Social Media, It's Personal: Lessons From #MyTopCollege

Every year, FORBES asks colleges for pictures of their campuses as a part of our America's Top Colleges package.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, University of Vermont, Loyola University Chicago, Wittenberg University, Ouachita Baptist University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Reports: OU, Houston To Meet In 2016 Season Opener

According to a report from the Houston Chronicle, OU and the University of Houston will open the 2016 football season in the Advocare Texas Kickoff in NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

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Mashable

More than 90% of Human DNA Is Useless 'Junk,' Study Finds

More than a decade has passed since the completion of the Human Genome Project, the international collaboration to map all of the "letters" in our DNA.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

CultureMap

Houston's hottest summer theater: Full frontal nudity, rich boobs ...

Houston Shakespeare Festival's Two Gents with Amelia Fischer as Julia, Kyle Curry as Proteus, Kiara Feliciano as Silvia and Crash Buist as Valentine.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Houston, TX

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Herald Gazette

Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland is hosting a summer lecture...

The first, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. will be a special conversation with Professor Ross K. Baker, a member of the Political Science Department of Rutgers University and member of the board of contributors of USA Today, speaking on Bipartisanship: A Mixed Blessing? His talk will be followed by a question and answer session and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Hagel, Harry Reid, Democrat, Baylor College of Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: UHV at a crossroads with future of nursing

The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Houston Victoria, Houston, TX, Victoria, TX, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Ups and downs

Construction workers clean and straighten rebar so it will bond when the concrete is poured on the University of Houston's new on-campus stadium, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Houston.

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Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Opinion

EurekAlert!

University of Houston researcher publishes textbook on tissue engineering

Ravi Birla, associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston, has written a new textbook on tissue engineering and artificial organ development.

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Tech Review

a Q&a with Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe was born in New York City in 1931 and spent his early childhood in Peoria, Illinois, where he lived near his future wife, Rosemary.

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Related Topix: Peoria, IL, Barrington, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

LiveScience

People Use Just 8.2% of Their DNA, Study Finds

More than a decade has passed since the completion of the Human Genome Project, the international collaboration to map all of the "letters" in our DNA.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Fort Worth Cats can't break skid in Valley games

Rio Grande Valley built a four-run lead after three innings and sailed to a 7-1 victory over the Fort Worth Cats on Wednesday night.

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NBC Dallas

Newhouse One of the Most Underrated Cowboys

Growing up a huge Cowboys fan, I was giddy when the family took me to Duncanville High School's gym one summer night for something called Donkey Basketball.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Dallas, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

UHV, VC partner

Victoria College President Tom Butler, left, and University of Houston-Victoria Interim President Vic Morgan, right, met Tuesday morning at UHV to sign an agreement that would allow for students of both education institutions to complete a dual-degree program for nursing.

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Related Topix: University of Houston Victoria, Medicine, Nursing, Victoria, TX

Mashable

Tips and Tricks for the Skype Job Interview

Business school career centers have long prepared students for job interviews, but now they have a new platform to contend with.

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Related Topix: University of Rochester

Medical News Today

Technique to draw molecules from live cells using magnetic...

University of Houston researchers have devised a new method for extracting molecules from live cells without disrupting cell development, work that could provide new avenues for the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases.

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Related Topix: Texas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CultureMap

Houston is the land of opportunity for science, technology and math nerds

Math and science nerds may not have been the most popular in high school, but their passions are paying off.

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Houston Chronicle

UH architecture students look to design for building healthy communities

These images illustrate some of the designs proposed by architecture students from the University of Houston who ventured into several Houston neighborhoods to learn about the challenges facing those areas and pose potential solutions.

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Related Topix: Magnolia Park, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Concord Monitor

On the Move: Bird photography is a rewarding retirement hobby

Retired and in mid-70s, clinical psychologist Udo Rauter has become an avid birder and an avid photographer of birds, two hobbies that evolved from different beginnings.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Psychology, Science, Pennsylvania

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bay Area Observer

UHCL Staff Member Performs With Rare Bass Guitar

University of Houston-Clear Lake Maintenance Assistant Gabriel Galvan rocks out at UHCL events and 8-Trax band performances with a rare 1962 Vintage Hofner Deluxe Violin Bass Guitar.

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