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51 min ago | The Arizona Republic
But a group of universities, including Arizona State, is banding together for a common goal: improving graduation rates for lower-income students. Universities join forces to help lower-income students But a group of universities, including Arizona State, is banding together for a common goal: improving graduation rates for lower-income students.
5 hrs ago | Freshnews
In the latest example that 3D printing is fast becoming a mainstream phenomenon, one of the largest universities in the U.S. recently introduced an on-campus 3D printer where users can design and order 3D printed products on-site. The unveiling of the "Innovation Station" at the University of Texas at Austin is a favorable development for Changing Technologies, Inc. and subsidiary 6th Dimension Technologies as they continue developing the latest innovative concepts to customize the technology for the fast-growing multi-billion dollar industry.
5 hrs ago | Texas Tribune
In 2013, plans to expand the University of Texas at Austin's Center for Mexican American Studies into a full-fledged department were slowed - temporarily, it turns out - when Gov. Rick Perry vetoed $1.5 million in state funding that lawmakers had approved for the new offering. In a statement issued at the time, Perry said that if the Department of Mexican American Studies was a priority, the university could fund it using other sources.
Researchers have determined that African Americans and Caribbean blacks who experience discrimination of multiple types are at substantially greater risk for a variety of mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse. Researchers have determined that African Americans and Caribbean blacks who experience discrimination of multiple types are at substantially greater risk for a variety of mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse.
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Loudoun, a wealthy county near Washington D.C., has four times the median income of Buchanan, a struggling county in the southwestern portion of the state. Home to Washington Dulles International Airport, Loudoun is one of the fastest growing counties in Virginia.
A committee to advise The University of Texas System Board of Regents on the selection of a president for UT Austin was announced today by Regents' Chairman Paul Foster. The UT Austin presidential search advisory committee will make recommendations on possible successors to President Bill Powers, who announced he will step down on June 5 as the institution's president.
William C. Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will resign from his post next June. The UT Board of Regents has selected the advisory committee that will pick the candidates to fill Powers' post.
Adolescent girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely than their male counterparts to become overweight or obese, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin. The study, published online this month in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior , shows long-lasting consequences of economic hardship in childhood for the risk of obesity in adulthood.
Having a parent or teacher read over any rushed or last-minute application materials is a good way to reduce procrastination errors. Students applying to college experience immense pressure when trying to avoid making large, critical mistakes on their applications.
State Rep. Dan Flynn , R-Van, talks to state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, on Oct. 23, 2013. Van is co-chair of the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations, whose members include Fischer.
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The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Leading biomed professor to launch lecture series RUSTON - The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tOV7Xw The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Pratt Chair of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin.
When it comes to controversies about curriculum, textbook content and academic standards, Texas is the state that keeps on giving. Back in 2010, we had an uproar over proposed changes to social studies standards by religious conservatives on the State Board of Education, which included a bid to calling the United States' hideous slave trade history as the "Atlantic triangular trade."
Trey Martinez-Fischer, D-San Antonio, in legislative action at the Texas Capitol during the 83rd Legislative Session in the spring and summer of 2013. State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer , D-San Antonio, and state Rep. Lyle Larson , R-San Antonio, say they intend to attend all interviews conducted during an external investigation of the University of Texas at Austin's admissions process.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:05 am
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