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October 15, 2018 -- Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business will host a conference on "Sparking Success: The Intersection of Diversity and Business" at McNair Hall October 26. More
October 15, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that experts are calling for the United States and Mexico to jointly address the needs of migrating unaccompanied minors in both countries. More
October 15, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. David Herndon, director of the Institute for Translational Sciences at UTMB, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. More
October 12, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host a free class on waste management on October 10. More
October 12, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will present the Low Carb Houston Conference on October 25-27 to address and examine ways in which nutritional interventions improve metabolic consequences. More
October 11, 2018 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today released a new report finding that Houston's job centers need to be better connected to the regional transportation network. More
October 11, 2018 -- Texas A&M at Galveston held a career fair on Wednesday to allow students to interact with industry representatives to explore career options. More
October 11, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept a proposal from Creole Design of Houston to provide services as the residential architect for the Student Housing Project. More
October 11, 2018 -- Alvin Community College President Dr. Christal Albrecht today discussed the opportunities offered through dual enrollment. More
October 11, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is seeking vendors for its 2018 Harvest Fair, which takes place October 30 through November 1. More
October 11, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host experts from Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and Taiwan on October 16 to discuss their healthcare systems and explore which models might be appropriate for universal health insurance in the United States. More
October 10, 2018 -- M.D. Anderson reports that an emerging treatment known as adoptive T-cell therapy has proven effective in a Phase II clinical trial for treating progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). More
October 10, 2018 -- San Jacinto College South Campus will host its annual Fall Fest on October 26. More
October 09, 2018 -- U.S. Senator John Cornyn today on the Senate floor, honored Houstonian Dr. Jim Allison, who has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine. More
October 09, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Science and Engineering Advisory Board today named Texas A&M Engineering as the new host of the 2019 Annual Texas Science and Engineering Fair. More
October 09, 2018 -- Rice University's Banker Institute for Public Policy today announced that Michelle Michot Foss has joined the institute's Center for Energy Studies. More
October 09, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that the Hurricane Harvey Registry can be used to help other regions struck by storms. More
October 08, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will recognized recipients of the 2018 Alumni Association Awards on October 20 at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
October 08, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will present Shinyribs in concert on October 27 at the Bayou Theater. More
October 08, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that a combination of checkpoint blockade before surgery (neoadjuvant therapy) produced a high response rate among patients with high-risk stage 3 melanoma. More
October 08, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that, according to an issue brief from researchers, the permit process for proposed liquefied natural gas facilities is being impacted by an uptick in applications. More
October 06, 2018 -- “Hearts, Hands & Heritage: Quilting Together” opens Thursday, October 18, at the Community Artists’ Collective, 4101 San Jacinto, Suite 116, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. More
October 05, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the opening of the Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute, an effort to combat chronic disease. More
October 05, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been named a recipient of the 2018 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award for the second consecutive year. More
October 05, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced the city's participation in the "Spring of Latino Art" with a $25,000 grant and $50,000 in additional in-kind support from Houston First for the University of Houston's "Latinos Art Now! Houston" in 2019. More
October 05, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed micro-sized spheres that can catch and destroy BPA, a synthetic chemical used to make plastics and a water contaminant. More
October 05, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that Michael Sheetz and Linda Kenney will join the university's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. More
October 04, 2018 -- Alvin Community College will host its University Day event on November 13. More
October 04, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient. More
October 04, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance agreement to enable clinical evaluation of three medicines in patients with hematological malignancies. More
October 03, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Tuesday announced that Assistant Professor of Writing Christal Seahorn has been appointed to the Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee as part of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
October 03, 2018 -- The University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs today announced results of an ongoing survey of Houston-area residents with regards to recovery from Hurricane Harvey. More
October 02, 2018 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a vendor workshop Thursday, October 25 to provide information on how to do business with the community college. More
October 02, 2018 -- Rice University's Mexico Center at the Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that Mexico's elections in July appear to have been successfully managed by electoral authorities. More
October 01, 2018 -- College of the Mainland and Sam Houston State University have entered into an articulation agreement where students can attend both schools simultaneously or alternately starting this fall. More
October 01, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed a less expensive way to produce vaccines that cuts costs of production and storage by up to 80 percent without decreasing safety or effectiveness. More
October 01, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that Dr. Jim Allison, chair of Immunology and executive director of the Immunotherapy Platform, has been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. More
September 28, 2018 -- The 20th annual Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival awards was held on September 22 at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas. More
September 28, 2018 -- Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Thursday hosted a welcome reception for state elected officials to open the 2018 Galveston Coastal Legislative Tour. More
September 28, 2018 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that 11 process technology graduates were recently hired as LyondellBassell plant operators. More
September 28, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater will host Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar in concert on October 11. More
September 28, 2018 -- Alvin Community College is seeking vendors for its 43rd annual Fall Festival, which will take place on October 27. More
September 27, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that a vaccine under development is showing promise in treating incurable cancer related to the human papilloma virus. More
September 27, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers are studying respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, which currently has no vaccine or antiviral treatment. More
September 27, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held an investiture ceremony for President Ira K. Blake. More
September 26, 2018 -- San Jacinto College Board of Trustees Chair Marie Flickinger has been named a recipient of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Award. More
September 26, 2018 -- U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz today released statements after their bill, the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act, unanimously passed the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. More
September 26, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Cosmetology and Culinary Center at the North Campus. More
September 26, 2018 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that Gilead Sher has been named the Isaac and Mildred Brochstein Fellow in Middle East Peace and Security in Honor of Yitzhak Rabin at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy. More
September 26, 2018 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "The Revolutionists" on October 5-6 at the Fine Arts Building. More
September 25, 2018 -- Royal Dutch Shell’s chief energy adviser, Wim Thomas, will visit Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Oct. 2 to discuss modern energy resource systems and climate change. More
September 25, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that it has formed a partnership with Humana for the creation of the Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute. More
September 25, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.212755 per $100 valuation for the 2018 Tax Year. More
September 24, 2018 -- Harris County Department of Education Head Start and Early Head Start programs are looking for energetic and nurturing professionals to join their staff. More
September 24, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland today announced that the first floor of the newly-renovated Student Center will be dedicated in honor of Trustee Bennie Matthews. More
September 24, 2018 -- College of the Mainland today announced that student enrollment for the fall is the largest in the college's history, with 5,918 students registered for credit courses and continuing education. More
September 24, 2018 -- University of Houston will host a campus-wide voting rally on Tuesday in order to create awareness of voter registration opportunities. More
September 22, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday approved a property tax rate of $0.1877 per $100 valuation. More
September 21, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today joined with more than 450 communities and institutions across the country in hosting a Biden Cancer Community Summit, organized under the charge of the Biden Cancer Initiative. More
September 21, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a discussion on September 25 regarding challenges to the changing election environment in the United States and abroad. More
September 21, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Mandy Harvey from "America's Got Talent" on October 24 at the Bayou Theater. More
September 21, 2018 -- The United States Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration today announced the award of $1.6 million in training grants to Lamar State College in Port Arthur, Texas. More
September 21, 2018 -- The 9th annual Gulf Coast Industry Forum of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region was held on Wednesday and Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
September 20, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced it has awarded $2,685,669 million in additional premiums to 1,962 junior market exhibitors. More
September 20, 2018 -- Houston Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with special programs starting September through October 2018. More
September 20, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed two members to the Midwestern State University Board of Regents. More
September 20, 2018 -- Lamar University professor Keith Carter will give a talk on artist Deborah Luster and her exhibition at the Art Musuem of Southeast Texas on October 22. More
September 20, 2018 -- Rice University's Mexico Center at the Baker Institute for Public Policy has published a brief discussing issues should the United States move forward with a bilaterial trade agreement with Mexico if an agreement isn't reached with Canada. More
September 20, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney on October 1 to discuss leadership, public service and the responsibilities that come with both. More
September 19, 2018 -- Houston charity Halo House strives to educate the public about blood cancers and to provide services to help patients and their families cope with the challenges they must face. More
September 19, 2018 -- Artist Mark Menjivar has engaged in projects looking at capital punishment in Texas from diverse perspectives. The public is invited to examine Open Letters hosted by Rothko Chapel on October 10. More
September 19, 2018 -- Galveston College officials have announced a double-digit increase in student enrollment for the fall 2018 semester from this same time last year. More
September 19, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will present Edward Djerejian, director of the institute, and a former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Syria, on Thursday to discuss prospects for both a one-state and two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian peace. More
September 18, 2018 -- The San Jacinto College Police Department honored officer Jesse Mendoza as its 2018 Officer of the Year at a reception on the College’s South Campus on Tuesday, September 18. More
September 18, 2018 -- Target Restoration Services and Harris County Department of Education’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools will present “School Threat Assessment Training: Creating a Safe Environment for Students” on Jan. 22, 2019. More
September 18, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have adapted a vaccine for the Zika virus to fight brain cancer. More
September 18, 2018 -- San Jacinto College South Campus will host a low-cost pet vaccination event on September 22 in observance of World Rabies Day. More
September 18, 2018 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and LINK Houston will host the inaugural Street Safety Summit on September 27 in Houston. More
September 18, 2018 -- San Jacinto College will host TechFest 2018 on September 29. More
September 18, 2018 -- Rice University today unveiled a new initiative to make higher education more affordable by expanding financial aid provided to students from low-income families to those with incomes up to $200,000. More
September 17, 2018 -- San Jacinto College's South Campus Gallery will host an opening reception on Friday for its latest exhibit, Carrot Cake: The Life and Career of Chuck Jones. More
September 17, 2018 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation will host its 23rd annual golf tournament on October 2 at the Golf Club of Houston. More
September 17, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that Jennifer Rabb has been named director and fellow of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth. More
September 17, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that experts are proposing the creation of a forum to more systematically collect and analyze satellite data to shed more light on the inner workings of China's oil sector. More
September 15, 2018 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters held their 33rd annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake kick-off luncheon on Thursday. The Honorable Jim Schweitzer, as well as Moody Bank, were honored for their years of support of the organization. More
September 13, 2018 -- University of Houston-Victoria will host a celebration on September 21 for a new installation by artist Margo Sawyer, "Synchronicity of Color: Victoria." More
September 13, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that it has been ranked 61st among 140 colleges and universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best College rankings. More
September 13, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to move forward with seeking proposals for new student housing concepts. More
September 12, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception for the university's Recreation and Wellness Center. More
September 12, 2018 -- San Jacinto College has rescheduled Friday's State of the College Breakfast for October 5. More
September 11, 2018 -- Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued a statement today following news reports of a Texas Education Agency (TEA) committee's recommendation to cut career tech cosmetology programs. More
September 11, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that Padmanee Sharma, professor of Genitourinary Medical Oncology and Immunology at the center, has been named a recipient of the William B. Coley Award. More
September 11, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers have developed a new medicine that can inhibit two of the major pathways of pancreatic cancer. More
September 11, 2018 -- Alvin Community College's Drama Department has announced the lineup for its 2018-2019 season. More
September 10, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that it has been ranked among the top 20 national universities in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" guidebook. More
September 10, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have demonstrated how BRCA-associated protein serves as a tumor suppressor gene in kidney, eye, bile duct, mesothelioma and other cancers. More
September 08, 2018 -- The City of League City has announced services for former firefighter Greg Bozdech, who passed away on Thursday. More
September 07, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the investiture of President Ira K. Blake on Thursday, September 20 as the culminating event in a series of activities reflecting her passion for students, art and diversity, faculty and staff and wellness. More
September 07, 2018 -- Congressman John Culberson today issued a statement praising the availability of more than $63 million in federal assistance for 47 institutions of higher education for institutions affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or the 2017 California wildfires. More
September 07, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Education at the Pearland campus will host an educational institute for school administrators and leaders. More
September 07, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Dr. Rachel Garcia, chair of the physical science department, has been named a recipient of a 2018 Outstanding Women in Texas Government Award. More
September 07, 2018 -- University of Houston-Downtown and the Housing, Entrepreneurship And Readiness Training Program have created an initiative to help adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities rejoin the workforce and continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey. More
September 07, 2018 -- University of Houston researchers recently received a $647,023 grant from the National Science Foundation to determine how interactions between plants and soil microbes will influence plant growth and health in a warming climate. More
September 06, 2018 -- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush urges State Board of Education Social Studies TEKS Streamlining Work Groups to drop its recommendation regarding a historic letter written by Alamo commander, Lt. Col. William Barret Travis. More
September 06, 2018 -- Danielle Clark has been appointed chief communications officer for Harris County Department of Education. More
September 06, 2018 -- The Mu Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Alvin Community College recently elected officers for the 2018-2019 school year. More
September 06, 2018 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation will host its 17th annual "LIT Salute to the Real American Heroes" event tonight at Wesley United Methodist Church in Beaumont. More
September 06, 2018 -- University of Houston will present the Colour of Music Festival on September 12-16 at Dudley Recital Hall and Moores Opera House. More
September 06, 2018 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that researchers have found that consolidating patrol responsibilities carried out by the Harris County Sheriff's Office and county constables could increase efficiency. More
September 06, 2018 -- Galveston College today announced the appointment of Dr. Van Patterson as vice president for administration. More
September 06, 2018 -- The Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state's prepaid collection tuition program,is holding open enrollment through February 28, 2019. More
September 05, 2018 -- The Texas General Land Office is calling for volunteers for the 2018 Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup at 10 sites in the Houston and Galveston area on Saturday, September 15th. More
September 05, 2018 -- Alvin Community College's Associate Degree Nursing program will host an open house on September 17. More
September 04, 2018 -- The Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston is the first maritime academy in the nation accredited to provide OSVDPA courses to its cadets. More
August 31, 2018 -- The Pharmacy Technician program at College of the Mainland has been ranked No. 1 in Texas by the Pharmacy Technician Guide. More
August 30, 2018 -- Board of Trustees for College of the Mainland approved a $35.9 million operating budget for the 2018-2019 academic school year which starts on Sept. 1. More
August 30, 2018 -- University of Houston has announced that researchers have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop technology that can quickly suggest the most promising combinations of antibiotics to kill certain resistant bacteria. More
August 30, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More
August 30, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that the university is releasing a commercial nationally, which will debut on Saturday during the Houston Cougar football opener against Rice on CBS Sports Network. More
August 30, 2018 -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has been awarded a $1.9 million federal grant through the National Science Foundation to enhance and reform STEM education. More
August 30, 2018 -- Lone Star College recently held its 2018 LSC Convocation at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. More
August 30, 2018 -- Rice University's School of Social Sciences has received a $6.6 million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation for the Texas Policy Lab, which will use cutting-edge research and analysis to offer measurable solutions for policymakers. More
August 30, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that assistant professors Adrienne Correea and Pedram Hassanzadeh have been named recipients of 2018 Early-Career Research Fellowships from the Gulf Research Program. More
August 29, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Karen Liu Pang to the Midwestern State University Board of Regents. More
August 29, 2018 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that three students have been named 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. More
August 29, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has issued a news release regarding opening of the university's new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math building. More
August 28, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently graduated a new class of mariners to join crews aboard vessels along the Gulf Coast. More
August 28, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously adopt a resolution obligating future bond proceeds, in an amount not to exceed $2 million, to be utilized to refund the college's fund balance for architect and engineering services for the expansion of the physical plant and for the construction of the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math building. More
August 28, 2018 -- The Texas Chapter of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association recently held their 4th annual luncheon hosted by the City of Galveston. More
August 28, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Vint Cerf, vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google, to speak on September 13 on the challenges of maintaining a free and open Internet. More
August 27, 2018 -- Classes for the Fall 2018 semester began at College of the Mainland on Monday with the largest number of credit students enrolled in school history – 4,708 students. More
August 27, 2018 -- The Community Artists’ Collective showcased the art of Ricardo Osmondo Francis, “RE:VIEW: An Allegory of Women”, at an opening on August 25. More
August 27, 2018 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has announced that Thursday is the deadline to register for a free training course in heating ventilation and air conditioning offered for workers displaced by Hurricane Harvey. More
August 27, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that a team of engineers has received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a system of drones to gather real-time, high-resolution data about pollutants released into the atmosphere. More
August 25, 2018 -- NASA-Johnson Space Center’s new director, Mark S Geyer, was welcomed by the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership at its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday. He was introduced by Dr. Brenda Hellyer, Chancellor, San Jacinto College District and chairperson of BAHEP. More
August 24, 2018 -- The Galveston College Office of Student Activities and Student Government Association have planned a Week of Welcome (WOW) from Aug. 27 to Sept. 5. More
August 24, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today was awarded $30 million to support research, core facilities, recruitment and prevention efforts from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). More
August 24, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education on September 13 at the Moody Gardens Hotel and Conference Center. More
August 23, 2018 -- Lamar University has announced that Serdar Ilban, director of the Lamar Opera Theatre, has been invited to present workshops and performances in Jiaozuo City, China. More
August 23, 2018 -- Lone Star College will hold an election on November 6 to elect three members to the college's board of trustees. More
August 23, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to propose a property tax of $0.175190 per $100 valuation for the 2018 Tax Year. More
August 22, 2018 -- Council Member David W. Robinson, FAIA, and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston chapter are pleased to announce and congratulate the six winning designs for “Complete the Community: A Housing and Urban Design Competition,” the first collaboration of its kind between AIA Houston and the City of Houston. More
August 22, 2018 -- Teacher certification exams are being offered at College of the Mainland, including the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards and the Texas Examinations for Master Teachers. The exams are being offered daily starting September 1. More
August 22, 2018 -- The Lamar University Alumni Advisory Board has elected Chris Bates to serve as president and Brad Brown to serve as president-elect. More
August 22, 2018 -- Alvin Community College recently received a $243,556 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide patient simulation for the college's Nursing program. More
August 22, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that 11 colleges and universities have partnered with non-profit publisher, OpenStax, and are expected to save students approximately $17 million on textbook and materials costs in the coming academic year through utilizing the university-based publisher. More
August 21, 2018 -- The Art Gallery at College of the Mainland will feature a new exhibit by artist Ben Woitena beginning Monday, August 27 and running through September 23. More
August 21, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a public form on August 31 to explore potential policy, programmatic and investment solutions to Houston's most pressing inequities. More
August 21, 2018 -- Rice University today announced the establishment of the Dunlevie Family Head Football Coach endowment. More
August 21, 2018 -- Alvin Community College kicked off its fall semester on Monday. More
August 21, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced the promotion of 16 faculty members. More
August 21, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $60,926 grant for Galveston College to provide workforce training to Wallenius Wilhemsen Solutions. More
August 20, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Dwayne Busby has been selected to lead the university's Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs. More
August 20, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that damage caused by natural disasters and recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased wealth inequality between races. More
August 20, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers have received a grant from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America to study predicting and monitoring inflammatory bowel disease. More
August 20, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have discovered a parasitic plant that feeds on a parasitic wasp on live oak trees in South Florida. More
August 17, 2018 -- Alvin Community College regents unanimously approved $25 million in maintenance tax notes as well as the 2018-19 fiscal year budget during their meeting on August 16. More
August 17, 2018 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today named Stephanie Lanoue as its Employee of the Month for August. More
August 17, 2018 -- Texas Women's University in Houston will host an open house for prospective transfer and graduate students on September 22. More
August 17, 2018 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday commended a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit after it upheld the state's campus carry law. More
August 17, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently signed a transfer partnership agreement with the University of Houston. More
August 17, 2018 -- The Texas State University System on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Thomas A. Johnson as president of Lamar State College-Orange. More
August 16, 2018 -- With the BPO industry booming within the last few decades and introducing new kinds of technology in the workplace, the businesses and the working environment are bound to change for the better. More
August 16, 2018 -- University of Houston and the Indian Nursing Council have signed an agreement to launch a Nurse Practitioner Critical Care program. More
August 16, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's never develop the classic dementia that others do. More
August 16, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers is developing a solution to keep data speeds fast across networks when failures happen at data centers. More
August 15, 2018 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology has extended its student service hours for registration for the fall semester. More
August 14, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the investiture of President Ira K. Blake on September 20. More
August 14, 2018 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center is accepting nominations for the 32nd Annual Small Business of the Year Awards. More
August 14, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that it has been ranked No. 1 for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey. More
August 13, 2018 -- Lone Star College Leadership High School (LHS) is a leadership development and diversity awareness program for outstanding sophomore and junior high school leaders in the LSC service area. More
August 13, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake has named De’Awn Bunch as the university’s first Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications. More
August 13, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Accelerator Life Science Partners today announced the launch of Magnolia Neurosciences Corporation, a company developing a new class of neuroprotective medicines for patients suffering from neurodegenerative conditions. More
August 13, 2018 -- Rice University's Glasscock School of Continuing Studies will host a Texas Tribune conversation on August 30 regarding the federal response to Hurricane Harvey one year after the storm made landfall in Texas. More
August 13, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today issued a news release regarding the results of the university's computer science degree program for its international students. More
August 11, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a workshop on August 17 for new students to help them adjust to university life. More
August 10, 2018 -- The University of St. Thomas today named Clayton VanderLaan has been selected as head coach of the school's varsity baseball team, which will take the field in 2020. More
August 09, 2018 -- Gregory C. “Ray J” Johnson, who piloted the space shuttle and more than 50 different aircraft, has retired after 28 years of service to the agency. More
August 09, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12. More
August 09, 2018 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that two students and a faculty member have received awards from the American Association of University of Women. More
August 09, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 22 regarding the college's proposed FY2019 Budget. More
August 09, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that inducing labor in first-time mothers at 39 weeks can help prevent cesarean births and high blood pressure. More
August 09, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer are linked to fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease. More
August 08, 2018 -- Alvin Community College Foundation announces it will help enhance healthcare simulation with the implementation of virtual reality lab stations. More
August 08, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that although the physicians' white coat is one of the most iconic symbols of the trade, it doesn't impact patients' satisfaction. More
August 08, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that its commencement ceremony on Saturday will be the largest summer graduation in the institution's history. More
August 07, 2018 -- The Moody Foundation has awarded $3 million to the Galveston College Foundation toward a second community campaign for new funds to cover specified non-tuition educational expenses. More
August 07, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc on Monday announced a 5-year collaboration agreement for evaluating therapies for multiple hematologic malignancies. More
August 06, 2018 -- Rice University has announced that it ranks No. 1 in the nation for the best race/class interaction, according to student surveys for the Princeton Review's 2019 edition of "The Best 384 Colleges." More
August 06, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today published treatment guidelines for chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. More
August 06, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Pearland campus will host a High School Super Saturday event on August 25 to provide students with details on the university's admissions process. More
August 06, 2018 -- University of Houston's Hobby School of Public Affairs today announced that a solid majority of Harris County residents support the upcoming $2.5 billion bond election to fund flood reduction projects. More
August 04, 2018 -- St. Martinville, LA invites all to Venez fêter la Fête Nationale des Acadiens avec nous-autres! Come celebrate the National Day of the Acadians with us! on August 15. More
August 03, 2018 -- Rice University today named Doug Miller as the new director of news and media relations. More
August 03, 2018 -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Texas Southern University will launch the Smart Justice Speakers Bureau, a program to train formerly incarcerated Texans to speak publicly about criminal justice reform, in September. More
August 03, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is conducting research in preparation for manned missions to deep space, possibly Mars. More
August 03, 2018 -- Students with the San Jacinto College process technology program recently toured the Chevron Phillips Chemical-Cedar Bayou plant. More
August 03, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that researchers provided options regarding Russia's Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline to Europe. More
August 03, 2018 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that researchers have found that fracture-resistant "rebar graphene" is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene. More
August 02, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that construction projects will begin on four buildings at its campuses this fall as part of the college's 2015 bond referendum. More
August 01, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have bioengineered lungs and transplanted them into adult pigs with no medical complication. More
August 01, 2018 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has been named a Top 10 Producer of associate degrees for minorities by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. More
August 01, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax, the university's publisher of open educational resource materials, is being used by more than 2.2 million students and in 48 percent of colleges in the United States. More
August 01, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently received a report on improvements to the college's Information Technology Department. More
July 31, 2018 -- Alvin Community College regent ‘Bel Sanchez was recently named a 2018 Hispanic Hero by Comcast Houston for her contributions to the community. More
July 31, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2 million grant to a UH researcher to examine why lupus is more common in women than men. More
July 31, 2018 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it is offering courses for certification for operating drones. More
July 30, 2018 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced the creation of the city council Economic Development Subcommittee on Education, which will focus on improving educational opportunities to support a flourishing workforce. More
July 30, 2018 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding the 3-year planning effort which has led to the $162.5 million bond election being placed on the November 6 ballot. More
July 30, 2018 -- The Texas A&M Maritime Academy cadets recently completed a two-month training cruise aboard the USTS KENNEDY, the university's training ship. More
July 27, 2018 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a free conference for individuals interested in pursuing or advancing a nursing career at its Pearland campus on August 4. More
July 27, 2018 -- Rice University engineers are studying the neurology of hydra, which do not seem to age and are resilient. More w/Video
July 27, 2018 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that it has received a $123,200 state-funded National Dislocated Workers Disaster Grant to provide training to workers displaced by Hurricane Harvey. More
July 26, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received recognition as a "Baby-Friendly" birth facility from Baby-Friendly USA. More
July 26, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today named La Porte Police Chief Kenith Adcox as the university's new police chief. More
July 26, 2018 -- Alvin Community College Upward Bound students recently visited two universities during a trip to Louisiana to learn more about the college admissions process. More
July 25, 2018 -- Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall today named Thomas A. Johnson as the sole finalist for president of Lamar State College - Orange. More
July 25, 2018 -- University of Houston's Adaptive Athletics will host the 2018 Halliburton Charitable Foundation Women's Wheelchair Rugby Camp July 26-29. More
July 24, 2018 -- The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship and Station Houston will host the inaugural Texas Digital Summit on December 6 at Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business. More
July 24, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a contract with PBK Architects as the architect and engineering firm supporting the construction of the Science, Technology, Arts and Math Building. More
July 24, 2018 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer free classes in August for process safety management of highly hazardous and explosive chemicals and the fundamentals of risk management. More
July 23, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that it has established the Harvey Memories Project, a digital archive that aims to prevent the loss of valuable Harvey-related memories. More
July 23, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that the Woodson Research Center at the university's Fondren Library has available a collection of research into the Sugar Land Convict Leasing System. More
July 21, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced it will implement a campus-wide tobacco-free policy effective August 1. More
July 20, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $275,402 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide job training in partnership with E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company and Kaneka North America, LLC. More
July 19, 2018 -- Students participating in a summer Sea Camp photojournalism class provided a report of their tour of the Submarine USS Cavalla at Seawolf Park on Galveston Island. More
July 19, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that the Department of Energy is providing a $2.2 million grant for campus child care for students with children. More
July 19, 2018 -- Alvin Community College and University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday signed an articulation agreement to facilitate student transfers from an Associate Degree program to a Bachelors Degree. More
July 18, 2018 -- The Texas Dual Credit Task Force, convened by the University of Texas System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges, today released recommendations to address opportunities and challenges that have resulted from the rapid growth of dual credit programs throughout the state. More
July 18, 2018 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today released a report finding that Texas must rework its long-term hazard mitigation efforts to improve overall recovery from natural disasters. More
July 18, 2018 -- University of Houston's College of Medicine recently received an anonymous $3 million gift that will fund tuition for the college's inaugural class of 30 medical students in the fall semester of 2020. More
July 16, 2018 -- Texas Target Communities (TTC) at Texas A&M University have selected the Cities of Rockport and Hitchcock as the Community Partners for the 2018-2019 academic school year. More
July 16, 2018 -- Rice University will break ground in August on a new building for the university's School of Social Sciences. More
July 16, 2018 -- Lone Star College today announced that has been named a 2018 Great Colleges To Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education in partnership with ModernThink, LLC. More
July 16, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that the Houston Shakespeare Festival is joining with Houston Public Library and Children's Museum of Houston to host HSF Kids Days. More
July 15, 2018 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District will host its annual Support Staff Career Fair on July 18 at Briscoe Junior High School in Richmond, Texas. More
July 13, 2018 -- Alvin Community College will host its Super Saturday Registration Blitz on August 11. More
July 13, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has announced that researchers a four-protein biomarker blood test improves lung cancer risk assessment over existing guidelines. More
July 12, 2018 -- University of Houston's Law Center is implementing a Hurricane Consumer Assistance Program to assist area residents dealing with consumer issues related to Hurricane Harvey. More
July 12, 2018 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Librarian Rebecca McClain is utilizing one of the college's Innovative Initiative Grants to provide games and activities for students and staff to help relieve stress. More
July 11, 2018 -- The Latino Learning Center in Houston, Texas, recently held its Annual Humanitarian Awards, where Marie Flickinger was honored in the Special Recognition for a Philanthropic Life category. More
July 10, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Environmental Institute of Houston recently received a grant to replace devices, damaged during Hurricane Harvey, which are used to monitor Galveston Bay's rivers, creeks, bayous and estuaries. More
July 10, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that engineers are studying whether nanoparticles could be used to lower the dosages and reduce genetic mutations that lead to antibiotic resistance. More
July 10, 2018 -- Lamar University this week is kicking off its 23rd annual summer graduate institute for educators. More
July 10, 2018 -- Guidry News contributor Juan Peña has provided a report on the 13th Annual Oceans of Opportunity Job Fair held on Monday in Galveston, Texas. More
July 10, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that testosterone use in the United States has dropped significantly after reports that it was linked to heart attacks and strokes. More
July 09, 2018 -- Student services advocate Stephanie Ross has been named the new director for the Harris County Department of Education’s Adult Education. More
July 09, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have detailed the combination of forces that drive the constant motion of nuclei in cells. More w/Video
July 09, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that the university's Early Childhood Education Master of Science will be available fully online beginning in the fall semester. More
July 09, 2018 -- The Texas State University System today named Michael Calvert, Thomas Johnson, Robert Riza and Deana Sheppard as finalists for the next president of Lamar State College-Orange. More
July 09, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced the creation of the Rice Family Scholarship in Business through a gift from Rodney and Norma Rice. More
July 06, 2018 -- Barrios Technology employee Damon Smith was recently presented with the SFA Local Recognition Award a software release for the International Space Station supporting the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS) contract. More
July 06, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced the launch of a new degree, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. More
July 03, 2018 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college has received a $1,000 grant to kick off the "Keep ACC Beautiful" program by installing recycling centers around the campus. More
July 03, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that it has received a $500,000 gift to add a remote-sensing program using state-of-the-art drone technology to the university's Department of Geology. More
July 03, 2018 -- College of the Mainland has announced that its testing center, which offers proctored exams from Texas Commission on Fire Protection to Microsoft proficiency, is open to the community. More
July 02, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, during its June board meeting, voted to pursue the issuance of $25 million in tax notes to fund upgrades to campus infrastructure. More
July 02, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that engineers have shown that combining machine learning and quantum chemistry can save time and expense in designing new catalysts. More
June 29, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that its process technology student team won the gold medal at the 2018 North American Process Technology Alliance Troubleshooting Competition. More
June 29, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed and tested a treatment on rats that could one day help recovering drug addicts avoid future drug use. More
June 29, 2018 -- Lone Star College on Thursday announced that Grow with Google is bringing the Information Technology Support Professional Certificate to the college. More
June 29, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college has been selected to participate in Rice University's 2018-2019 OpenStax Institutional Partnership Program to provide free or low-cost digital textbooks and course resources. More
June 29, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, during a board retreat on Thursday, welcomed Rebecca Trout Unbehagen as regent for Position 7. More
June 28, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers at the university have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate clues concerning Alzheimer's disease, cancer, and aging. More
June 28, 2018 -- Alvin Community College today announced that it has received a $398,758 grant from the Texas Talent Connection program to improve instruction for co-requisite developmental courses. More
June 26, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake held a groundbreaking ceremony June 12 for a 294-bed residence hall. More
June 26, 2018 -- Rice University's Houston Solutions Lab today announced funding to support three projects focusing on flooding issues and a sustainability plan for the city's fleet of vehicles. More
June 25, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to call for a $162.5 million bond referendum to be placed on the November 6 election ballot for capital improvements at the college. More
June 25, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that the Department of Energy has awarded $1.7 million to a team developing and field testing an innovative desalination technology that uses nanoparticles and sunlight to treat water. More w/Video
June 23, 2018 -- Lamar University has announced that Nancy Evans, the First Lady of Lamar University, has passed away. More
June 22, 2018 -- The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship is hosting the 2018 Department of Energy (DOE) Cleantech University Prize National Competition June 28 at Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business. More
June 22, 2018 -- Texas A&M University's new vice chancellor and dean of agriculture and life sciences, Dr. Patrick Stover, is touring the state for a first-hand look at new innovations to better align agriculture with a health focus to benefit producers, consumers, the environment, and the economy. More
June 21, 2018 -- The ACC Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 Innovative Initiative grant to Alvin Community College Admissions and Records clerk Cindy Iszard to set up a landscape improvement program for the campus. More
June 20, 2018 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that a nanotechnology company based at the university's Technology Bridge research park has discovered a nanotech coating that can be used to protect composite wood pellets from degradation during transit for use as a fuel at power generation stations. More
June 19, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that John Mendelsohn, a researcher and former president of the center, will share in the 2018 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science for his leadership in developing antibodies to block cancer-promoting growth factor receptors on the surface of cancer cells. More
June 19, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that biomedical engineer Vijaykrishna Raghunathan has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine an understudied part of glaucoma, which would lead to a cure for the disease. More
June 19, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today reported that experts predict that Asia will shape energy demand for the foreseeable future. More
June 18, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Teresa Doggett to the Texas Women's University Board of Regents. More
June 18, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Steve Chazen to the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
June 18, 2018 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a six-week Upward Bound Summer Academy for students from area high schools. More
June 18, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that engineers have developed a composite binder made primarily of fly ash, a by-product of coal-fired power plants, that can replace Portland cement in concrete. More
June 15, 2018 -- Lamar University focuses on promoting real-world research experiences with the younger generation through the College of Education and Human Development’s, Bernard Harris Summer STEM Camp, or BHSSC. More
June 15, 2018 -- Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation on targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity. More
June 15, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recently presented $1.4 million in college scholarships to 70 students from the Texas 4-H program. More
June 14, 2018 -- Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake is gearing up for a brand new season that covers almost all musical genres. More
June 14, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday honored and remembered the service of Regent George F. Black, who had served 13 years before he passed away in 2017. More
June 14, 2018 -- Lamar University recently hosted its third annual X-plore LUEE summer camp for 7th and 8th grade girls from the southeast Texas area. More
June 14, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Wednesday announced that Commissioner Ruth Ruggero Hughs has been invited to attend the STEM Education Summit hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. More
June 14, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the Shared Quarters Maritime Conference to discuss solutions for recruiting and training mariners to alleviate a workplace shortage. More
June 14, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Robert "Mark" Lloyd, a maritime instructor at the college, recently received a 40 Under 40 Award from the Inland Marine Expo. More
June 14, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Research Institute have found a prescription drug that may increase the likelihood of surviving ovarian cancer. More
June 13, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced the release of a mobile app that helps physicians properly treat patients who have a blood clot. More
June 13, 2018 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday announced that the college's respiratory care program recently received an Innovative Initiative grant from the ACC Foundation to purchase subscriptions for software to simulate electronic medical records. More
June 12, 2018 -- Harris County Department of Education Head Start is hosting an interview fair to recruit teachers, teaching assistants, family service providers and other staff members. More
June 11, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Kevin Kwan, a 1994 alumnus of the university, recently placed on the 2018 Time 100 List for his book triology. More
June 11, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that a drug discovered and advanced by a team at the center has been found to inhibit a vital metabolic process required for cancer cells to grow and survive. More
June 11, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that Brooke Kauffman, a doctoral student at the university, has received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to address smoking among those with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. More
June 08, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced Dr. W. Brad McGonagle as its new Executive Director of Human Resources. More
June 08, 2018 -- Governor Greg Abbott today congratulated the Texas A&M University System, and its partners, for being awarded new management contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory. More
June 08, 2018 -- Two San Jacinto College North students were chosen to attend the University of Texas at Austin's NEW Leadership Texas program. More
June 07, 2018 -- More than 200 educators and law enforcement officials as the Center for Safe and Secure Schools hosted the Student Safety and Discipline Institute on June 6 at Harris County Department of Education. More
June 07, 2018 -- Alvin Community College has announced that four members of its baseball team were recently selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, including J.C. Correa, the brother of Houston Astros star Carlos Correa. More
June 07, 2018 -- Mike Sullivan has announced his candidacy for the Lone Star College System Board of Trustees. More
June 06, 2018 -- Galveston College recently honored faculty and staff at its Employee Awards Banquet. More
June 06, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today hosted the second day of the Shared Quarters National Maritime Workforce Conference which focused on partnerships and sharing of resources to enhance maritime education standards and opportunities. More
June 06, 2018 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a 294-bed residence hall on June 12. More
June 05, 2018 -- Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms set to expire on May 31, 2019. More
June 05, 2018 -- Alvin Community College student Belen Torres has received the Research Experience for Community College Students internship with Rice University. More
June 05, 2018 -- Lamar University’s Vinaya Manchaiah, associate professor and Jo Mayo Endowed professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has been awarded a $397,800 grant from the National Institutes of Health-National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. More
June 05, 2018 -- Shared Quarters, National Maritime Workforce Conference at San Jacinto College's Maritime Campus on Tuesday honored retiring Congressman Gene Green of Texas’ 29th District. More
June 05, 2018 -- The Center for Risk Management will host two classes at the College of the Mainland’s Gulf Coast Safety Institute in July. More
June 05, 2018 -- Researchers from Rice University and Duke University are using the tools of statistics and data science in collaboration with Human Rights Data Analysis Group to accurately and efficiently estimate the number of identified victims killed in the Syrian civil war. More
June 05, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation received an $87,000 grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund to assist students in their continued recovery from Hurricane Harvey. More
June 04, 2018 -- Children at Risk today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, HISD’s DeBakey High School for Health Professions was listed as number one among high schools in the area and the state. More
June 04, 2018 -- Lamar University will showcase the art of its alumni in its first-ever juried show for LU alumni. The Lamar University First Juried Alumni Art Exhibition will run from June 15 to August 3. More
June 04, 2018 -- The Department of Nursing at Galveston College has acquired two bedside simulation smart carts and a medication dispensing system to expand training capabilities for students. More
June 04, 2018 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will conduct a budget workshop on June 7. More
June 04, 2018 -- The University of Houston has launched a five-year plan to better align its 74-acre Energy Research Park with Houston’s growing innovation ecosystem. More
June 04, 2018 -- College of the Mainland is inviting the public to its Juneteenth celebration on June 19. More
June 02, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that Ivosidenib, an experimental drug that inhibits a protein often mutated in several cancers, has shown to be safe and result in durable remissions, in a recent study. More
June 02, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have found that matching targeted therapies to tumor-specific gene mutations across tumor types improves progression-free survival and overall survival in patients with advanced disease relative to those receiving non-matched treatment. More
June 01, 2018 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos this week joined an investment promotion mission to Spain led by the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation (SAEDF), the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC), Trinity University, Brooks, and Velocity Texas. More
June 01, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that Alexis Alexander, a graduate from the university, has been selected for an internship at the Library of Congress. More
June 01, 2018 -- Galveston College recently held a graduation ceremony for the college's 31st Law Enforcement Academy. More
June 01, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to enter into a facility use agreement with the Odyssey Academy in League City. More
May 31, 2018 -- Rosenberg Library will honor the late June P. Ross (1921-2001) in June with items related to her long career as a community leader and an advocate for seniors and children in need. More
May 31, 2018 -- Texas A&M University has announced that Dr. Craig Nessler, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, will step down from his position on June 1. More
May 31, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine will host a commencement ceremony on Saturday. More
May 31, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host health economist Vivian Ho on June 8 to discuss increasing prescription drug prices and policy options to control increases. More
May 31, 2018 -- Galveston College has announced that it will offer a new program in diagnostic medical sonography in the fall semester. More
May 30, 2018 -- The Galveston Community College Board of Regents on Tuesday approved revisions to the polling locations for the June 16 runoff election for Position 7 on the board. More
May 30, 2018 -- Galveston College today announced that it will offer a new Computer and Network Administration program beginning in the fall semester. More
May 30, 2018 -- Alvin Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for the 110th Law Enforcement Academy. More
May 29, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced the establishment of the Gladys and Bill Hammond Scholarship, which will provide support to communication students attending the university. More
May 29, 2018 -- San Jacinto College and the Texas A&M Maritime Academy will host the two-day Shared Quarters National Maritime Conference June 5-6 in LaPorte and Galveston. More
May 29, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that Sheereen Majd, a biomedical engineer with the university, has been presented a $500,000 Career Award from the National Science Foundation to fund research into improving nanoparticle drug delivery. More
May 28, 2018 -- The Salvation Army Texas Division of Music and Arts entertained holiday visitors at Menard Park on the Seawall in Galveston on Sunday. More
May 24, 2018 -- The Port of Galveston, in partnership with Texas A&M University, on May 22 co-hosted its annual National Maritime Day event at Pier 21 in Galveston. More
May 22, 2018 -- The Galveston-Texas City Pilots on Tuesday donated $20,000 to the Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum, with the gift to be used for Maritime outreach and education. More
May 22, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that experts have published a study examining seven methods of economically valuing groundwater in Texas. More
May 21, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake has named Steven J. Berberich to become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, effective July 2. More
May 21, 2018 -- University of Houston will host a live stream on Tuesday of discussions of leadership and global challenges with Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. More
May 21, 2018 -- Rice University will host Amy Liu, vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institute, on May 23 to discuss how to stay resilient after disasters. More
May 21, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that drug policy experts have found that Harris County lacks reliable data on the number and quality of drug treatment services in the county. More
May 21, 2018 -- Lone Star College recently hosted commencement ceremonies, awarding more than 7,900 associate degrees and certificates to eligible students. More
May 18, 2018 -- San Jacinto College, during its recent commencement ceremony, presented associate degrees to 28 students at the Pasadena Early College High School. More
May 18, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, during a special meeting this week, installed incumbent Regent 'Bel Sanchez and newly-elected regents Kam Marvel and Dr. Jim Crumm to their positions on the board. More
May 17, 2018 -- Ieshia Champs, whose law school graduation picture went viral on social media, will be a featured speaker at Cornelius Elementary School’s inaugural Career Day. Three of Champs’ children attend Cornelius Elementary. More
May 17, 2018 -- Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. welcomed guests to a kick-off reception on Tuesday evening to highlight its upcoming 22nd Annual Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon and to introduce community leaders who will be honored at the event. More
May 17, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Ismatara Reena, an adjunct instructor in biology at the university, has been awarded the Phi Kappa Phi "Love of Learning Award." More
May 17, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Assistant Professor of History Neal Dugre has been awarded the 2017 Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History. More
May 17, 2018 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a ceremony in honor of National Police Week. More
May 17, 2018 -- University of Houston will host a forum on May 21-22 to discuss the utilization of blockchain technology to efficiently track the flow of goods and services. More
May 16, 2018 -- The Galveston Community College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Tuesday, canvassed the returns of the May 5 election. More
May 16, 2018 -- Texas A&M University today reminded beachgoers of safety precautions to take when in the water. More
May 15, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. More
May 14, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the first Kemp's Ridley sea turtles nests of the 2018 season were located on Friday in an area just north of Surfside Beach, Texas. More
May 14, 2018 -- Alvin Community College held two commencement ceremonies on Saturday. More
May 14, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that Rose T. Faghih, an electrical engineer at the university, has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to examine whether wrist-worn wearable devices can be used to track the brain and predict illness. More
May 14, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that teams that debrief following work activities outperform other teams by approximately 20 percent. More
May 14, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston today announced that a new model for improving how clinical trials are developed and conducted in order to accelerate studies and reduce cost is being tested by research experts at the center. More
May 11, 2018 -- The Summer of Fun pass is a unique fare card will offer K-12 (and college) students free rides on all METRO light-rail, local bus, and Park & Ride service June 1 through Sept. 1, 2018. More
May 11, 2018 -- Arcadius V. Krivoshein, assistant professor of chemistry at University of Houston-Clear Lake and collaborators presented new research to help scientists predict how quickly drug molecules will dissolve and enter the bloodstream. More
May 11, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that Sarah Costello, a professor of art history at the university, has been awarded a faculty research grant to continue work on an archeaological dig in Cyrpus. More
May 11, 2018 -- College of the Mainland will host a Memorial Day observance on May 24. More
May 10, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold the institution’s Spring 2018 Commencement at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 12th at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd. More
May 10, 2018 -- ABS, the American Club and Lamar University today announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at reducing maritime-related safety incidents. More
May 10, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Bay Area Career and Resource Fair on May 15. More
May 10, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host GE Ventures Senior Managing Director Lisa Suennen for a public conversation about Houston's competitiveness in health care innovation with Vivian Ho, director of the Baker Institute's Center for Health and Biosciences, on May 16. More
May 10, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently held its first STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium. More
May 10, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to reappoint Board Chair Raymond Lewis, Jr. as delegate and Regent Carl Kelly as alternate to the Community College Association of Texas Trustees. More
May 10, 2018 -- Galveston Island recently welcomed the arrival of Joan Marshall as executive director of The Bryan Museum. Marshall brings to the region a wealth of knowledge and experience in museum leadership. More
May 09, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland will host its spring commencement on Saturday, May 12 with more than 900 students scheduled to receive 948 awards during two scheduled ceremonies at Abundant Life Center in La Marque. More
May 09, 2018 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Distance Education Director Dena Coots has been named to the Blackboard Inc. MVP Program. More
May 09, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers are re-evaluating long-held beliefs about the way societies evolved following the invention of agriculture through study of leafcutter ants, which grow crops of fungus. More
May 08, 2018 -- Galveston College will host its 51st commencement ceremony on May 11. More
May 07, 2018 -- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded Lone Star College students Michael Aguilar and Anthony D’Souza its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. More
May 07, 2018 -- Galveston College is now accepting applications for its 32nd Law Enforcement Academy with a new full-time day program, which will run Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Classes begin Aug. 6. More
May 07, 2018 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation presented the 2018 National Space Trophy (NST) to Robert Lightfoot, NASA’s former Acting Administrator at the RNASA 32nd annual Space Awards Gala on April 27, 2018. More
May 07, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston today announced that researchers have found a gene that could be beneficial in predicting immunotherapy success. More
May 07, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have identified and studied Ebola antibodies that could be used to design universal therapeutics that are effective against many different Ebola species. More
May 04, 2018 -- The Galveston College Whitecaps softball team will play in the 2018 NJCAA Region XIV Tournament this weekend at Lamar State College Port Arthur. More
May 03, 2018 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced the first 26 winners of the newly launched grant program Support for Artists and Creative Individuals. More
May 03, 2018 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host a free spring concert on May 13 at Moody Methodist Church in Galveston. More
May 03, 2018 -- University of Houston's Graduate College of Social Work will host the second installment of its "Amplify Your Voice" series on Friday. More
May 03, 2018 -- Lamar University will host Camp Code for Girls, a one-week, no cost day camp sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission, during the summer. More
May 02, 2018 -- UH-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake spoke at a topping out ceremony where construction of the $24.6 million Health Sciences and Classroom Building continues at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus. More
May 01, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a researcher has provided insights on the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on corporate tax revenues. More
May 01, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, during its April board meeting, approved a project that would allow the City of Alvin to construct a road between the campus and Briscoe Park. More
May 01, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that the 2018 Houston Civic Health Index, commissioned by the Houston Endowment, shows that Hispanics in Houston are underrepresented at the ballot box and in local offices. More
May 01, 2018 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a reception for Regents Bart DeWitt and Doyle Swindell, who will be retiring from the board in May. More
April 30, 2018 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner today declared the week of April 29th to May 5th as National Small Business Week in Houston. More
April 30, 2018 -- Robert K. (Bob) Glenn has been named the sole finalist to become president of the University of Houston-Victoria. Glenn currently serves as the president of Athens State University in Athens, Alabama. More
April 30, 2018 -- Rice University, the University of Houston, the University of Alabama and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will participate in a $25 million study aimed at determining how quickly Antartica's Thwaites Glacier could collapse. More
April 30, 2018 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its annual Award Day ceremony. More
April 30, 2018 -- Rice University and research-based biopharmaceutical company AbbVie have announced a joint research collaboration to establish the K.C. Nicolaou Research Accelerator, which will focus on synthesizing novel cytotoxic agents for use in the fight against cancer. More
April 30, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host former President Barack Obama as guest of honor at the institute's 25th anniversary gala on November 27. More
April 29, 2018 -- Galveston College will offer a Certified Nurse Aide course, an EKG Technician course, and a Certified Phlebotomy Technician course during the summer. More
April 28, 2018 -- The Collective recently hosted its first Momentum Reception of the year during the “Of Women Continued” exhibition. The next Momentum Reception will be held Thursday, May 17 during the exhibition “Seamingly Natural,” featuring the works of Ann “Sole Sister” Johnson and Thelma Johnson. More
April 28, 2018 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced eight awards in the second round of grants by Let Creativity Happen!, which supports innovative ideas that can provide new ways for Houstonians to experience art. More
April 27, 2018 -- The Galveston College Art Department will open the 38th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition on May 3. More
April 27, 2018 -- Lone Star College today announced that several students received top awards at the recent National Model United Nations conference in New York. More
April 27, 2018 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has issued a news release regarding a project with Texas Southern University to operate an automated vehicle at the university's campus. More
April 27, 2018 -- Galveston College's Sigma Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently inducted 35 new members. More
April 26, 2018 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland held an event recently for prospective students seeking information or enrollment in undergraduate and graduate programs. More
April 26, 2018 -- The Mainland Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary recently presented a donation to the College of the Mainland Foundation to fund scholarships in health-related fields. More
April 26, 2018 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Jeremiah Lewis, a Collegiate High School student at COM, recently received a Phi Theta Kappa 2018 Distinguished Chapter Member Award. More
April 25, 2018 -- Alvin Community College students were recognized for their academic excellence on April 24 during the annual Afternoon of Honor at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
April 25, 2018 -- San Jacinto College eye care students scored a 100 percent pass rate on the Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC) exam with the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO). More
April 25, 2018 -- College of the Mainland and Galveston Independent School District recently signed an articulation agreement enabling students at Ball High School to receive college credit for some courses taken while in high school. More
April 25, 2018 -- University of Houston will host Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott on Saturday to deliver the keynote address at a graduation ceremony for the university's Stimulating Urban Renewal through Entrepreneurship Program. More
April 25, 2018 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted the sixth annual Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Academic Symposium. More
April 25, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that computer scientists have created a deep-learning, software-coding application that can help human programmers navigate often-undocumented application programming interfaces. More
April 25, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Christopher Martin, an associate professor of organic chemistry, has been selected for the Faculty Mentor Award. More
April 24, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that a student engineering team has demonstrated ideas for next-generation wireless pacemakers. More w/Video
April 24, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that its health care system has received a second consecutive A grade from The Leapfrog Group for its accomplishments in reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients. More
April 24, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Staci Mizell as coordinator of institutional effectiveness in the Planning, Effectiveness, Assessment and Research Department. More
April 24, 2018 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business today announced that researchers have found that Internet access in public schools can positively affect academic performance, but also increases disciplinary placements. More
April 23, 2018 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents has elected its new slate of officers for fiscal year 2018-2019. More
April 23, 2018 -- Galveston College Welding program director James Love has a challenging assignment for students enrolled in his second semester class, Introduction to Layout and Fabrication. More
April 23, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed three members to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents, including Kenny Koncaba of Friendswood. More
April 23, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted the STEM Challenge 2018 event. More
April 23, 2018 -- The annual FIRST Championship, a four-day event including the FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge, kicked off on Saturday in Houston. More
April 23, 2018 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that a 2018 area survey found that more regulation could have significantly reduced damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. More
April 23, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that a drug that failed to effectively strike larger targets in lung cancer has been found as possibly effective against a previously untreatable form of the disease. More
April 23, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that an energy expert with the university has published an article regarding a series of converging trends that provided political cover for the reforms of long-standing energy subsidies launched by oil-exporting states in the Middle East and North Africa. More
April 20, 2018 -- The Galveston College Student Government Association celebrated its incoming and outgoing officers at an induction ceremony Thursday, April 19, in the Fine Arts Building. More
April 20, 2018 -- San Jacinto College will host the Houston TechFest on May 5. More
April 20, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Arne Almquist has been selected to serve as dean of the university's Mary and John Gray Library. More
April 20, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host former NASA Flight Controller Paul Sean Hill as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Aggie Muster ceremony on Saturday. More
April 20, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday announced that it is holding registration for its new JumpStart initiative, summer courses for freshman students admitted to other Texas institutions. More
April 19, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have made findings indicating how triple-negative breast cancer becomes resistant to chemotherapy. More
April 19, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that all Texas school districts and public junior college districts are in compliance with recent state required safety and security audits. More
April 19, 2018 -- Alvin Community College's Phi Theta Kappa Mu Upsilon chapter recently inducted new members into the honor society. More
April 19, 2018 -- University of Houston will present a display of designs and models, developed by students, showcasing innovative ways of rebuilding Houston following Hurricane Harvey. More
April 18, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that a researcher with the university has been awarded a grant from the Gulf Research Program of the National Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to remove Hurricane Harvey debris from a long-term coastal wetland research site near Port Aransas, Texas. More
April 18, 2018 -- Rice University will host an urban prairie planting event on April 20 at the Harris Gully Natural Area near Wiess College. More
April 17, 2018 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has been successfully implementing a peer mentoring program as the integral part of a $3.7 million Hispanic Serving Institution STEM grant titled Pathways to STEM Careers. More
April 17, 2018 -- The Southeast Harris Community Coalition (SEHCCP), a program of Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol (BACODA) and Lee College will present Prescription Drug Abuse: A Dose of Reality, a on April 18, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. More
April 17, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college has been ranked second in a list of the Top Texas Community Colleges on Twitter by the Texas Social Media Research Institute. More
April 17, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold graduation ceremonies for the university's School of Nursing on Friday. More
April 17, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that a pre-clinical study of two drugs designed to boost T cell performance has revealed that the agents, when given in combination, may enhance the immune system's ability to kill certain types melanoma tumors. More
April 17, 2018 -- San Jacinto College students recently presented research projects at the 2018 National Conference for Undergraduate Research. More
April 16, 2018 -- Registration is underway for the 2018 Kids’ College summer program for students ages 10 and older at Galveston College. More
April 16, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Center for Advances in Port Management is developing a tool to help address disruptions to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel. More
April 16, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that federal policy that limited the dispensing of hydrocodone products may be indirectly contributing to the illegal use of some of those drugs. More
April 16, 2018 -- University of Houston's Hobby School of Public Affairs recently received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support an ongoing survey of Houston-area residents following the impact of Hurricane Harvey. More
April 16, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that four students took top honors at the 2018 Praxis Bowl, a competition for graduate speech pathology students hosted by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association. More
April 16, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today reported that researchers have found that colon polyps from patients with Lynch syndrome, a hereditary condition, display immune system reactivation well before cancer development. More
April 15, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that initial in-human trials of a new drug appear promising effective and safe treatments for multiple cancers. More
April 13, 2018 -- Senator Borris L. Miles recently hosted a successful Internship and Job Fair for high school students with Fort Bend Independent School District (Fort Bend ISD) and Stafford Municipal School District (Stafford MSD). More
April 13, 2018 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college's library is now providing access to an electronic text collection that includes a variety of original sources as far back as the 1600s. More
April 13, 2018 -- The San Jacinto College Community Education Center will host a diabetes workshop on April 24. More
April 13, 2018 -- Lone Star College students recently participated in community service to receive one of the college's Promise Scholarships. More
April 13, 2018 -- Galveston College will open registration on Monday for the 2018 summer and fall semesters. More
April 13, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Rice University, at a press conference held on Thursday in the former Sears building at Fannin and Wheeler, announced plans for the new Midtown Innovation District. More
April 12, 2018 -- Rice University will host Karen Antebi, economic counselor for the Trade and North American Free Trade Agreement Office, on April 17. More
April 12, 2018 -- University of Houston's Bauer College Small Business Development Center will present The Generational Divide Summit on April 24. More
April 12, 2018 -- Rice University President David Leebron joined Houston Mayor Sylester Turner today in announcing plans for a new Midtown innovation district that will transform a site anchored by the former Midtown Sears building into a hub to bring together the area's entrepreneurial, corporate and academic communities into collaborative spaces and programs. More
April 12, 2018 -- Lamar University's Center for Advance in Port Management will host a half-day workshop on April 24 to discuss emergency response planning and review the 2018 Hurricane Plan. More
April 12, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with the Galveston Independent School District for the Youth Career Connect Grant for 2017-2018 to revise the agreement for a funding addendum. More
April 12, 2018 -- Alvin Community College is hosting its Spring Student Art Show through April 29. More
April 11, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Ohio Governor John Kasich on April 18. More
April 10, 2018 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present the western comedy,“Wild Oats” on Thursday, April 19th, 20th and 21st in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on the Galveston College campus. More
April 10, 2018 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today hosted the first-ever NASA Innovation Day, bringing together leaders from NASA's Johnson Space Center, state agencies, the Texas Legislature, the University of Texas at Austin, economic development organizations, and the private sector. More
April 10, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's bachelor and master degree nursing programs have received continuing accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. More
April 10, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that a team of students with the university have developed a smartphone application to guide Parkinson's patients who "freeze" while walking. More w/Video
April 09, 2018 -- San Jacinto College has scheduled a variety of fun and enriching summer camps and activities for children of all ages at each of its four campuses. More
April 09, 2018 -- The Galveston College Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and Political Science Club will host a forum tonight featuring candidates in the May 5 special election for Position 7 on the college's Board of Regents. More
April 09, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have created the world's first fully programmable and observable wireless communications network in Salt Lake City, Utah. More
April 09, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Dan W. French has been named the next dean of the university's College of Business. More
April 08, 2018 -- Rice University on Saturday announced that Infinite Cooling from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been named winner of the 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 06, 2018 -- The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has honored Ginger Gummelt with the inaugural Inspirational Woman Award at Lamar University. More
April 06, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on Thursday announced that researchers have found new information about molecular features of tumors as well as identified previously unknown cancer subtypes following a study of 2,579 tumores from breast and four different types of gynecologic cancers. More
April 06, 2018 -- San Jacinto College recently utilized a $9,500 grant from Dow Chemical Company to create science, technology, engineering and math kits for schools impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
April 06, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Associate Professor Vivek Natarajan has been awarded the 2018 Federation of Business Disciplines Distinguished Educator Award by the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators. More
April 06, 2018 -- The Lamar University Center for Advances in Port Management is holding its second annual symposium, "Resilient Ports and Waterways in 2030", today at the Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. More
April 06, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on Thursday announced that researchers have found that enhancers, short pieces of non-coding DNA, provide for a significant area of research in diagnosing and treating many cancers. More
April 05, 2018 -- The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center is hosting the Small Business Expo May 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas. More
April 05, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $382,548 Skills Development Fund grant to San Jacinto College to provide workforce training for a consortium of marine technology companies. More
April 04, 2018 -- Lone Star College recently hosted the National Science Foundation Community College Day event. More
April 03, 2018 -- Galveston College will host its 2018 Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 6, in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing-West at Galveston College. More
April 03, 2018 -- Mayor Turner, the City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods and the Mayor’s Office of Education invite students, parents and the public to the Houston National College Fair on Thursday, April 12. The event is free and open to anyone interested in pursuing a college degree. More
April 03, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that Mehmet Orman has received a award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to investigate cells that are resistant to antibiotics. More
April 03, 2018 -- Rice University will host "The Kaepernick Effect: A Discussion on Protest in Sport" on April 11. More
April 02, 2018 -- The Southeast Harris Community Coalition (SEHCCP) and Lee College will present Prescription Drug Abuse: A Dose of Reality, at a community town hall meeting April 18. More
April 02, 2018 -- The Galveston College Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and Political Science Club will host a candidate forum for Position 7 on the Galveston Community College District Board of Regents on Monday, April 9. More
April 02, 2018 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Maria Henriquez, a Collegiate High School student at COM, has been named a 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar and will receive a $1,500 scholarship. More
April 02, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Emily McCall has been named a Presidential Summer Fellow and awarded a grant to fund her research into a parasitic flatworm in Kenya. More
April 02, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that a team of bioengineering students is developing an efficient and inexpensive uterine contraction monitor to help mothers in labor and their newborns in resource-poor settings. More
April 02, 2018 -- University of Houston will host a special program and ceremony on Wednesday commemorating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. More
April 02, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently announced that six employees have been selected to receive the 2018 President's Meritorious Service Award. More
April 01, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a New Counselor Boot Camp, for those completing degrees in school counseling and for school counselors already in the field, beginning April 14. More
March 30, 2018 -- Alvin Community College's Lab School recently hosted its annual Egg Hunt. More
March 30, 2018 -- Galveston College on Thursday announced that students with the college's theatre department were recently recognized at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. More
March 29, 2018 -- College of the Mainland has announced that students Breanna Clark, Maria Henriquez and David Milling have been named to the All-Texas Academic Team. More
March 29, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Marco Born has been named athletics director. More
March 29, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that it is offering a Master of Science degree in Multicultural Studies in Education. More
March 29, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has issued a news release regarding the appointment of Rear Admiral Ronny L. Jackson, a graduate of the university, as Secretary of Veteran Affairs by President Donald Trump. More
March 28, 2018 -- Galveston College will present Cooking with Friends sessions on French and Spanish cuisine in April. More
March 28, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host UHCL Day on April 5 at San Jacinto College - South Campus to provide opportunity for students to apply to the university. More
March 27, 2018 -- Alvin Community College is planning an Adjunct Job Fair to be held at the Pearland Hilton Garden Inn on April 21. More
March 27, 2018 -- Lakee Babineaux, a student at Galveston College, has been named a 2017 Oberndorf Scholar by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has received a $1,000 scholarship. More
March 27, 2018 -- The University of Houston Clear Lake will hold the 24th Annual Student Conference in the Bayou Building April 16-19. More
March 27, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers found that parents living without documentation in the United States impacts their stress levels. More
March 27, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Monday announced that the university has formed the Society of Future Medical Professionals for students. More
March 26, 2018 -- Alvin Community College student Joel Castro got an early start to his political career, winning a runoff election for a position on the Alvin City Council. More
March 26, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that ecologists are studying whether Hurricane Harvey's floods provided an advantage to invasive ants, such as fire ants and crazy ants. More w/Video
March 26, 2018 -- The Spinletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host "Gladys City Live" on April 21. More
March 25, 2018 -- Douglas Matthews, assistant vice president for government relations at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, was honored by Galveston Young Life at their second annual gala on Friday. More
March 24, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston students today participated in a variety of community service projects as part of the annual Big Event. More
March 23, 2018 -- Galveston College will present the fourth talk in its Coastal Culinary Lecture Series: Exploring Food Narratives on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m More
March 23, 2018 -- Lamar University's Center for Advances in Port Management will host its second annual symposium, "Resilient Ports and Waterways in 2030", on April 6, featuring Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas with the Eight Coast Guard District as keynote speaker. More
March 23, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, in its meeting on Thursday, reviewed information about improvements in Student Services. More
March 23, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its 24th annual Big Event on Saturday. More
March 23, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Thursday announced that researchers have found that costs and attitudes are driving a trend toward greater consumer purchasing power and individual responsibility in health care services. More
March 22, 2018 -- Galveston College Continuing Education, as part of the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) workforce development program, offers eligible spouses of active-duty service members enrollment in their choice of 95 courses. More
March 22, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to cancel the May 5 election for Positions 1, 2 and 3 on the college's board of regents. More
March 22, 2018 -- Lamar University will present a free public showing of "Chasing Coral", a documentary on the disappearance of coral reefs around the world, on April 17. More
March 22, 2018 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has advised that oak wilt, a disease that impacts varieties of oak trees, spreads during spring. More
March 22, 2018 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that scientists developed a polymer mat that has the ability to fish biologically harmful contaminants from water. More
March 21, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today named Mark Dunn chair of the Texas Workforce Investment Council. The council assists the Governor and the Legislature with strategic planning for and evaluation of the Texas workforce system. More
March 21, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Office of Organizational Development and the LSC Small Business Development Center have partnered to bring Leadercast Live to Lone Star College on May 4. More
March 20, 2018 -- More than 200 area educators from 13 school districts across the region recently took advantage of the Greater Houston Area STEM Conference. More
March 20, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that researchers predict that Mexico's youth, particularly the 18-to-35-year-old demographic, could have a historic impact at its upcoming election. More
March 20, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that social scientists have found that living abroad leads to clearer career decision-making. More
March 19, 2018 -- Alvin Community College today announced that it has been selected by the National Science Foundation to take part in a research program through the University of Houston's Biotechnology program. More
March 19, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have discovered a simple form of locomotion for micron-scale particles, which may make micro robots suitable as drug-delivery vehicles. More w/Video
March 19, 2018 -- Galveston College is hosting an exhibit through April 5 of recent ceramic art by Linnis Blanton. More
March 17, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Friday announced that researchers have identified an enzyme involved in faulty brain cell communication in Alzheimer's. More
March 16, 2018 -- Buyers set two new world records on the champion and reserve champion lots during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Junior Market Barrow Auction, Friday, March 16. More
March 16, 2018 -- The University of Houston (UH) Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program recently recognized Mayor Allen Owen as one of its Public Officials of the Year. More
March 15, 2018 -- "The Fall and Rise of Texas City", a documentary film giving a vivid first-hand account of the historic 1947 Texas City Explosion Disaster, is now available in remembrance of the April 16 anniversary. More
March 15, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that management and business experts have found that moderate-intensity anger expressions in negotiations elicit larger concessions than no anger, or high-intensity anger. More
March 15, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host the annual "Match Day" event, which informs medical school students where they will complete their residency training for their specialties, on Friday. More
March 15, 2018 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that researchers have discovered the role of nuclear receptors in a portion of the brain's hippocampus that is involved in autism spectrum disorders. More
March 15, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday announced that it is offering a new bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. More
March 14, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a presentation on programs and take a tour of the departments and campus for Clear Creek Independent School District students and their families. More
March 14, 2018 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business and Texas A&M University's Mays Business School today announced that researchers have found companies in the oil and gas sector should work to increase customer satisfaction to boost sales. More
March 13, 2018 -- Three University of Houston-Clear Lake faculty members have been named winners of the prestigious American Education Research Association’s (AERA) Michael Pyryt Collaboration Award. More
March 13, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that hydrogels they developed as a synthetic scaffold to deliver drugs helps healing without additives. More
March 13, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that an optometrist with the university is investigating changes in the eye structure in astronauts who spent time aboard the International Space Station. More
March 13, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that geologists have found that ash from an enormous flare-up of volcanic eruptions toward the end of the dinosaurs' reign kicked off events that led to the formation of shale gas and oil fields from Texas to Montana. More
March 12, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Doug Brooks, Joe Gutierrez and Jack Moore to the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
March 12, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that 42 teams will compete in this year's Rice Business Plan Competition, which takes place on April 5-7 at the Jones Graduate School of Business. More
March 12, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that researchers are studying black mangroves and their impact on Texas coastal wetlands. More
March 12, 2018 -- The University of Houston Law Center will host a public meeting of the Texas Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on Tuesday to hear testimony regarding potential barriers to the free exercise of voting rights in the state. More
March 12, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that, when implemented correctly, health care team training can reduce patient mortality by 13 percent. More
March 12, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that engineers have identified an architecture of "white graphene" optimal for storing hydrogen. More
March 10, 2018 -- Galveston College and the Rotary Club of Galveston have partnered to present the 2018 Career Fair and Transfer Day on Wednesday, March 21. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University has awarded $5,700 in research grants to six undergraduate students at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
March 09, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today made appointments to the Texas Higher Education Board, including Welcome Wilson Jr. and Michael J. Plank of Houston, as well as named Stuart W. Stedman of Houston as chair of the board. More
March 09, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is one of 16 universities competing in a tournament recognizing the best research of 2017. More
March 09, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have discovered a method to make atomically flat gallium that shows promise for nanoscale electronics. More
March 09, 2018 -- Alvin Community College recently opened Food for Change, an on-campus food pantry to better serve students in need. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, will host a free event on March 21 to assist small-business owners secure federal government contracts. More
March 08, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $208,493 Skills Development Fund Grant to Houston Community College to provide job training for 144 new and existing workers with Sumner Manufacturing. More
March 08, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received approval from The University of Texas System Board of Regents to continue a $178 million expansion of UTMB's League City Campus. More
March 08, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host the Presidential Elections Program's inaugural conference on March 28. More
March 08, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Chemistry Daniel Zeron Wang was recently named recipient of the 2018 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers for his work on the Encyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry. More
March 08, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has been ranked sixth in The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine's Top 100 Colleges and Universities for graduating Hispanic students list. More
March 07, 2018 -- The Hackett Center for Mental Health, University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work and the Meadows Health Polic Institute's "Okay to Say" campaign will host "Healing After Harvey: The Effects of Mental Health Six Months Later" on Thursday at the University of Houston Alumni Center. More
March 07, 2018 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will host the 2018 South-Central Conference of the American College Dance Association beginning on March 13. More
March 07, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and Berkeley Lights, Inc. today launched Optera Therapeutics Corp, a biopharmaceutical company developing cell therapies with scalable manufacturing solutions for cancer. More
March 07, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed a slow-release hydrogel that allows immunotherapy drugs to be used in killing cancer cells. More
March 06, 2018 -- The African American Museum, the Acadian Memorial and Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site invite you to A Celebration of Women and Culture on Sat., March 17, 2018 in St. Martinville, LA. More
March 06, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that the university's College of Pharmacy has the highest passing rate in Texas, and third highest in the United States, for students taking the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination. More
March 06, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that experts find that Houston requires more growth venture capital to spur a high-growth, high-technology startup ecosystem. More
March 06, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college has saved students more than $1.2 million since 2017 by using open educational resources such as open-licensed digital classroom materials and textbooks. More
March 05, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed five members to the Texas Woman's University Board of Regents. More
March 05, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host former World Bank President Robert Zoellick on March 15 to discuss North American trade policy in a global and historical context. More
March 03, 2018 -- Mary Kotlarich Mezzino went to be with her Lord on February 23. She was known and loved by more than three generations of fellow Galvestonians, as well as faith communities and music educators throughout the region. More
March 02, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Pearland Campus will host information sessions on March 8 and April 5 for those interested in participating in the university's new doctoral program. More
March 01, 2018 -- Texas Department of Transportation is introducing to spring breakers its “Plan While You Can” campaign reminding them to make a sober ride part of their festivities. More
March 01, 2018 -- 4,500 sixth-graders will funnel through experiment lines this week at San Jacinto College to participate in activities that will have them taking a closer look at the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. More
March 01, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that two researchers with the university have been awarded grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas to study estrogen as a possible cause of cervical cancer. More
March 01, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Alvin Community College will be expanding its course offerings at the university's Pearland Campus. More
March 01, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that using near infrared light on the heads of mice can effectively reduce the vulnerability to the damaging effects of a toxic chemical in the brain known to be involved with the onset of Alzheimer's. More
March 01, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents received a status report on the Carl Perkins Grant program during the board's February meeting. More
February 28, 2018 -- San Jacinto College has announced its 2017-2018 Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award nominee and the Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards recipients. More
February 28, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have utilized lasers to coax ultracold strontium atoms into complex structures unlike any previously seen in nature. More w/Video
February 28, 2018 -- The Galveston College Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and Political Science Club will host a forum tonight featuring candidates for Texas State Representative for District 23. More
February 27, 2018 -- San Jacinto College announced that its Board of Trustees has approved recommendation that the Central Campus Welcome Center project be enrolled in the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) initiative. More
February 27, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that a team led by the university has been awarded $10 million by the National Science Foundation to develop wearable and point-of-care microscopes to aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of multiple health conditions that today require a biopsy or blood test. More
February 27, 2018 -- Lone Star College on Monday partnered with Stephen F. Austin State University to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration in Sports Business. More
February 27, 2018 -- Galveston College has announced that Alexander Yordanopoulos, a student in the college's Nuclear Medicine Technology program, has been selected to present a case review at the 63rd Annual Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging-Southwest Chapter Meeting in April. More
February 26, 2018 -- Houston’s Lakewood Church recently hosted its M3 (Mobilizing Medical Missions) Conference for the third year, welcoming participants from near and far for two days of intensive networking and information sharing. More
February 26, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university raised more than $80,000 for scholarships through the fourth annual Mardi Gras Parade Viewing Party. More
February 26, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university have been awarded a $1.7 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to build analysis tools and analyze how exposure to mixed toxins in the environment affect a population, especially children. More
February 26, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that Dr. Stephen J. Spann has been named founding dean of the UH College of Medicine. More w/Video
February 26, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a strategic alliance with RaySearch Laboratories to enhance cancer radiation therapy through several initiatives. More
February 26, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that it is hosting a Film, TV and Literary Festival this week and in March to provide students with the opportunity to meet experts from all three fields. More
February 23, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers with the university have received fragments from a meteorite from a Martian volcano to study the makeup of Mars. More
February 23, 2018 -- Texas A&M University has announced that the university will host panel discussions at the South By Southwest Conference during Interactive Week, March 11-13 in Austin. More
February 23, 2018 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday signed an agreement with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for cooperation in education and recruiting efforts. More
February 22, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake recently met with American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) officials. More
February 22, 2018 -- Lamar University has announced that Kay-Alana Turner, a 2018 Presidential Summer Fellow, will work with nonprofit organizations and the community in Guatemala to create ecotourism. More
February 22, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a screening of short films and a panel discussion on March 7 to explore the state of immigration in the United States. More
February 22, 2018 -- Alvin Community College's Art Department will host an auction of handmade pottery, as part of its Empty Bowls Program, on March 6. More
February 22, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to nominate Tom Farmer for appointment to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
February 21, 2018 -- Galveston College invites the public to join them for the spring scholarship lunch on Thursday, March 8, at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium of the Northen Building. More
February 21, 2018 -- William Martin, senior fellow in religion and public policy at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, as well as biographer of Billy Graham, today issued a statement following Graham's death. More
February 21, 2018 -- The University of Houston College of Education was recently recognized by the Association of Teacher Educators with the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award. More
February 21, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently hosted its third annual Shell Leadership Weekend. More
February 21, 2018 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Ruth Keenan, executive director for advancement at the San Jacinto College Foundation, has been appointed to the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives 2018 Board of Governors. More
February 20, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that researchers have uncovered evidence that parts of the Zika virus closely resemble parts of the host's own immune system, which may trigger the host's body to attack itself. More
February 20, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that an assistant professor of chemistry at the university has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop new methods of producing plastics in an economical and sustainable way. More
February 20, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Monday announced that four marine transportation students at the university have been named the first recipients of the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship. More
February 20, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that a professor with the university has been named a recipient of a grant from the Lupus Research Alliance to address fundamental questions in lupus research. More
February 20, 2018 -- University of Houston will host the 59th Annual Science and Engineering Fair of Houston on February 24. More
February 19, 2018 -- San Jacinto College was recently honored by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce as the chamber's 2018 Business of the Year. More
February 19, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host BP for its Energy Outlook 2018 on March 2. More
February 19, 2018 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the Legacy of Literacy Day event on Saturday, February 24. More
February 19, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that a biomedical engineer with the university has developed a new technology that can immediately assess if heart medicine is working and scar tissue is healing following a heart attack. More
February 19, 2018 -- The Galveston College Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and Political Science Club will host a candidate forum on February 28 featuring candidates for State Representative of District 23. More
February 19, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that Dacia and Lanham Napier have donated $1 million in honor of Al Napier to fund a new startup competition at the university. More
February 19, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently presented Success Through Education Program scholarships to teacher candidates. More
February 19, 2018 -- Lone Star College recently recognized 11 students during the college's 25th annual LSC Chancellor's Breakfast. More
February 19, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is holding registration for the Greater Houston Area STEM Conference, which will be held at the university on March 3. More
February 16, 2018 -- University of Houston will host Chef Hugo Ortega on Monday to present a cooking demonstration with a discussion and sampling of insect recipes. More
February 16, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Tonya Jeffery has joined the university as director of the Center for Educational Programs. More
February 16, 2018 -- The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System today recognized educators and staff with Regents' Awards. More
February 16, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its 10th annual regional Science Olympiad tournament. More
February 16, 2018 -- Lamar University's Community Outreach Program recently received a grant from Entergy Texas to enhance its activities by increasing earned income tax credit awareness and education and providing tax preparation services. More
February 16, 2018 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Lucy Long, founder and director of the Center for Food and Culture, on February 22 for the third talk in the college's Coastal Culinary Lecture Series: Exploring Food Narratives. More
February 15, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that the university's College of Nursing has been selected as the top ranked nursing program by RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization dedicated to promoting excellence in nursing. More
February 15, 2018 -- A team of Texas A&M AgriLife scientists in Dallas has launched studies into the Texas hornshell mussel, which became the first among 15 state-threatened freshwater species to receive federal protection under the United States Endangered Species Act. More
February 15, 2018 -- The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University today announced the award of $1.7 million in grants to research projects around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. More
February 15, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that experts have found that the large uninsured population in Harris County may be limiting the ability of Texas Medical Center institutions to spend funds on community health improvement or subsidized health services. More
February 14, 2018 -- The University of St. Thomas has announced that its athletic program earned exploratory membership in Division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. More
February 14, 2018 -- Rice University will host Michael R. Bloomberg on May 12 to present the 2018 commencement address. More
February 13, 2018 -- Galveston College has announced that it still has openings for its free Quickstart training program for Electrical and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning helpers, which will begin in March. More
February 13, 2018 -- Texas Southern University will host "Rites of Passage: An Ode to Humanity & Culture", an exhibit of vintage African art and contemporary works, at the university's museum through April 15. More
February 13, 2018 -- Lamar University will host the third annual Brass Festival on March 1-3. More
February 13, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host Congressman Kevin Brady during a special Small Business Town Hall on February 22. More
February 13, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have enhanced a technique producing laser-induced graphene into what may become a new class of edible electronics. More w/Video
February 12, 2018 -- The 2018 M3 (Mobilizing Medical Missions) Conference will be held on February 23rd and 24th at Lakewood Church. More
February 12, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston cadets recently assisted with maintenance of the Battleship Texas. More
February 12, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that Christians who are comparatively well-represented in the medical field have a different understanding of the relationship between faith and health than those who are not. More
February 12, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that Johanna Bick, an assistant professor of clinical psychology at the university, is launching a study to track the role of stress in neonatal development and pregnancy outcomes in women who were pregnant during or after Hurricane Harvey. More
February 12, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have identified a new potential therapeutic approach effective in killing triple-negative breast cancer cells. More
February 12, 2018 -- Lone Star College and the Energy Conference Network will host the second annual Texas Open Innovation Conference March 28-29 at LSC-University Park in Houston. More
February 12, 2018 -- Lamar University will host Azar Rejaie on April 18 to present "What's He Doing in There? Photobombing in the Italian Renaissance" at the Dishman Art Museum Auditorium. More
February 10, 2018 -- Texas A&M University students today planted seedlings to help restore flood-damaged areas of the Blanco River. More
February 10, 2018 -- San Jacinto College's Community Education Center will host a free Healthy Heart Workshop and Screenings on February 20. More
February 09, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host the Small Business Administration's fourth annual Emerging Leaders Program beginning in April. More
February 07, 2018 -- Area students will participate in the Dream Big Saturday event at Moody Gardens on February 24 to learn about engineering marvels big and small. More
February 07, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy find that while ISIS is diminished, it remains a terrorist threat and a major challenge. More
February 07, 2018 -- The Lamar University student chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, will host Dr. Beth Middleton on February 22 for a presentation on wetlands and climate change. More
February 06, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Jesus Reyes-Heroles, former CEO of Pemex and Mexico's former secretary of energy, on February 15 to discuss the latest developments in Mexico's energy sector. More
February 06, 2018 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that student Mayra Garza has been selected as winner of the Mardi Gras Galveston 2018 poster contest. More
February 05, 2018 -- College of the Mainland will host community forums on February 15 and 27 to gather community input about additions to the college's academic course offerings. More
February 05, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have recently completed a study regarding the importance of a school's safety for parents. More
February 05, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will launch its Business Success Seminar on February 21 with "Instagram for Business." More
February 05, 2018 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation will host the 11th Annual LIT Foundation Shoot-Out on April 7. More
February 05, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that a biomedical engineer with the university has discovered a method to reduce the time it takes to detect the seizure onset zone, the actual part of the brain that causes seizures, in patients with epilepsy. More
February 02, 2018 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present its first 10-Minute Play Festival on February 16-17. More
February 01, 2018 -- Texas A&M AgriLife and Colorado State University researchers are evaluating production practice risks to beef trade to help develop industry best practices. More
February 01, 2018 -- Lamar University has announced that it will offer "Cardinal View" events, a look at academic majors, campus life and all that the university has to offer, for prospective students on February 10 and April 14. More
January 31, 2018 -- In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the University of Houston is hosting a panel discussion on the epidemic in Texas and the Southern United States. More
January 31, 2018 -- Alvin Community College will present a STEM Night event on February 15 at Alvin Junior High. More
January 31, 2018 -- University of Houston will host a screening of "The House on Coco Road" on February 6, as part of the university's celebration of Black History Month. More
January 31, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy was recently ranked third among the best university-affiliated think tanks in the world and the university's Center for Energy Studies is ranked first as the best energy- and resource-based think tank according to the 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. More
January 31, 2018 -- Galveston College today named 280 students to the President's, Vice President's and Dean's lists for the fall 2017 semester. More
January 31, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have conducted a study evaluating the need for biopsies during follow-up care in women with early breast cancer. More
January 31, 2018 -- The Galveston College Whitecaps softball team will host the 2018 Galveston College Island Invitational on Friday and Saturday. More
January 31, 2018 -- University of Houston today announced that has received a $1 million gift from Doug and Holly Brooks, through their family foundation, to fund the Center for Student Success at Hilton College. More
January 30, 2018 -- The University of Texas System Police Department has appointed Ruben Puente, assistant director of the UT System PD, as interim chief of police for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, filling the vacancy left by the death of UTMB Police Chief Thomas Engells. More
January 30, 2018 -- Rice University has announced that Harris County Judge Ed Emmett will be among the speakers at a conference sponsored by the university's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center on February 21 to discuss how the Houston region moves forward after flooding from Hurricane Harvey. More
January 30, 2018 -- University of Houston will host Kenny Broberg, a UH alumnus and silver medalist at the 2017 Cliburn International Piano Competition, for a performance on Friday during the International Piano Festival. More
January 29, 2018 -- As taxpayers start receiving their W-2s, volunteers throughout Brazoria County will help taxpayers file their returns for free. More
January 29, 2018 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host an Open House for Freshmen, transfer, international and doctoral students Saturday, Feb. 10, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. More
January 29, 2018 -- Alvin Community College will host the second annual "Across the Curriculum" Conference on February 16. More
January 29, 2018 -- Lamar University's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities will host an open house on February 17. More
January 29, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced the establishment of the Sealy Institute for Vaccine Sciences. More
January 26, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that 716 students have been named to the President's List for the 2017 fall semester. More
January 25, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its 4th annual Mardi Gras Parade Viewing Party, Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Tremont Ballroom. More
January 25, 2018 -- San Jacinto College is set to welcome more than 600 women at the third annual Women in Industry Conference on Thursday, February 22. More
January 25, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced the publication of an issue brief stating that an embargo of Qatar by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudia Arabia and the United Arab Emirates "was risky and without a clear endgame." More
January 25, 2018 -- Galveston College will kick off its Coastal Culinary Lecture Series: Exploring Food Narratives with "Cooking up Community: Recipe Discussions, Online Book Reviews and Virtual Hospitality" featuring Dr. Vivian Halloran, on February 1. More
January 25, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Cyber Security Institute is offering spring courses for IT professionals. More
January 24, 2018 -- University of Houston will host the 2018 Mars Rover Celebration on January 27 at the Houston Room of the university's Student Center South. More
January 24, 2018 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday appointed Christine Brasher as the college's staff attorney. More
January 23, 2018 -- Forty-five scientists from France, the United States and western Africa recently held a two day workshop at Texas A&M Galveston to discuss Sargassum (seaweed) and the problems it has created on the beaches of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. More
January 23, 2018 -- “The Fascinating World of the Brain and Behavior” will be the focus of a presentation in the 2017-18 Galveston College Lecture Series on “The Brain” on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. More
January 23, 2018 -- The Consul General of Mexico in Houston recently presented the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees $28,810 check for scholarships benefiting COM students who are Mexican nationals or of Mexican origin through the IME-Becas program. More
January 23, 2018 -- University of Houston's Law Center will host Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday for a discussion with UHLC Professor Michael A. Olivas. More
January 23, 2018 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business will host the annual Women in Leadership Conference on February 9. More
January 23, 2018 -- Texas Southern University on Monday announced the establishment of the Center for Justice Research, a new initiative designed to produce innovative solutions to criminal justice reform and address challenges in the country's criminal justice system. More
January 22, 2018 -- Rice University today announced the opening of "Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s", an exhibit of Mexican "micro-cuentos" or pocket-sized comic books, at the Lawndale Art Center. More
January 22, 2018 -- Lamar University will host Johnny Earle, founder of Johnny Cupcakes, for a free public lecture on January 31. More
January 22, 2018 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents received a report on the college's FY2017 audit during its meeting on January 11. More
January 20, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) and the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement - IRD) organized a two day workshop on the campus of Texas A&M at Galveston January 17-19, 2018. More
January 19, 2018 -- Galveston College will present its "Cooking with Friends" series, with classes meeting on Fridays. More
January 19, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a forum on January 23 to discuss the future of transportation. More
January 19, 2018 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it is ready to launch renovations of the college's student center, gymnasium and chemistry lab as the first phase of the college's major overhaul. More
January 19, 2018 -- Lone Star College has extended spring registration through Saturday. More
January 18, 2018 -- Alvin Community College is extending its Spring 2018 registration period through January 23. More
January 18, 2018 -- Lamar University is seeking nominations for the 2018 honoree in the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. More
January 17, 2018 -- A pair of targeted therapies given before and after surgery for melanoma produced at least a six-fold increase in time to progression compared to standard-of-care surgery for patients with stage 3 disease, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Lancet Oncology. More
January 17, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston today announced that Jim Allison, chair of Immunology at the center, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal for outstanding research in medical sciences by the National Academy of Sciences. More
January 17, 2018 -- Texas A&M at Galveston will host American/French Conference on Sargassum (Seaweed) and its effects on the Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands on Thursday and Friday. More
January 12, 2018 -- The third Women in Industry Conference will be hosted by the Community College Petrochemical Initiative Thursday, February 22 at Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston. More
January 12, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and UT Health San Antonio applauded the San Antonio City Council's action to increase the tobacco sale age to 21. More
January 12, 2018 -- The Texas State University System today announced that an advisory committee has been appointed to assist in the search for the next president of Lamar State College-Orange. More
January 12, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that Dan Quispe, a 2018 David J. Beck Fellow at the university, will be spending the summer at Arizona State University researching a new solar energy material. More
January 12, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host "Building a Buzzworthy Business", a seminar aimed at helping small business owners learn to promote and market their business, on January 17. More
January 11, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have utilized a method to quickly produce fibers from carbon nanotubes. More w/Video
January 11, 2018 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to order an election of board members for May 5 and accepting the terms of a contract for election services with Galveston County. More
January 10, 2018 -- The University of St. Thomas Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing is poised to offer an advanced nursing degree that emphasizes leadership in nursing’s healing ministry. More
January 10, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that Jim Krane, an expert with the Baker Institute for Public Policy, has outlined his insights in an op-ed for Forbes.com regarding Saudia Arabia's economic issues in the midst of low oil prices. More
January 10, 2018 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Quality Enhancement Program Leadership Team recently held a reception recognizing faculty who have participated in the program. More
January 09, 2018 -- Texas A&M AgriLife today announced the award of the 2017 Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence for Public Service in Forestry to Andrew Crocker, staff forester for Texas A&M Forest Service. More
January 09, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston's faculty and staff assisted recently with saving sea turtles impacted from cold temperatures. More
January 08, 2018 -- Barbara Michiels Hernandez, a professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Lamar University, has been tapped for a 2017 Texas Honor Award from the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD). More
January 08, 2018 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center will offer Business Plan Basics, a seminar to help entrepreneurs develop a sound financial plan, on January 16. More
January 08, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Alex Strogen, a graduate from the university, has been named chief commercial officer at the Port of Vancouver USA. More
January 05, 2018 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation recently received a $100,000 grant from the Greater Houston Community Foundation to aid students adversely affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
January 05, 2018 -- Alvin Community College will host a Big Band Concert on February 10. More
January 05, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston on Thursday announced that researchers have developed a new cancer model that shows the genomic link between early-stage and invasive breast cancer types. More
January 04, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have discovered a promising developing drug that has been shown to selectively shrink excess fat by increasing fat cell metabolism. More
January 04, 2018 -- Alvin Community College has announced that filing begins on January 20 for the May 5 Board of Regents election. More
January 04, 2018 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Scott Weaver, director of UTMB's Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, has been selected as a 2017 Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his work in developing vaccines and expertise in mosquito-borne diseases. More
January 04, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have found that a large percentage of patients with non-metastatic small-cell lung cancer face barriers to receiving standard-of-care treatments. More
January 04, 2018 -- Lamar University today issued a news release regarding the recent selection of Sakurah Fisher as the 2018 David J. Beck Fellow. More
January 03, 2018 -- Lamar University's Office of Alumni Affairs today announced that James Bell, Angela Blanchard, Ellen Rienstra and Don Shaver have been named as Distinguished Alumni for 2018. More
December 21, 2017 -- Faculty and students of the University of Houston-Clear Lake College of the Education Counseling Program recently delivered donations to Hollibrook Elementary School in the Spring Branch Independent School District. More
December 21, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted its "See to Succeed" event, helping Pasadena ISD students were assisted with eye care or eyeglasses. More
December 21, 2017 -- The Bayou Theater at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus on Wednesday announced the launch of its "Take Your Seat" fundraising campaign in support of renovations to the theater. More
December 20, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a researcher with the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy, has published a brief regarding issues with rising crime and violence in Mexico. More
December 20, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that language in the National Defense Authorization Act, which has been approved by Congress, includes designating community and technical college "centers of excellence" to help provide technical education and training programs to secure the talent pipeline for the nation's maritime workforce. More
December 19, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $250,000 donation in support of the college's Center for Petrochemical, Energy and Technology. More
December 19, 2017 -- San Jacinto College held its fall commencement ceremony on Sunday at Minute Maid Park. More
December 19, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that the university is accepting applications through February 9 for the 18th annual Rice Business Plan Competition. More
December 18, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that nine projects for post-Hurricane Harvey research have been awarded funding by the Rice Houston Engagement and Recovery Effort. More
December 18, 2017 -- Lamar University will host events in January to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More
December 15, 2017 -- College of the Mainland Trustees have approved a one-year, $54,264 lease with the Community Family Center at 2000 Texas Avenue in Texas City. More
December 15, 2017 -- Texas A&M University has announced that Dr. Robert S. Chapkin has been appointed to the William W. Allen Chair in Nutrition. More
December 14, 2017 -- Alvin Community College and UHCL Pearland Campus complete first semester of new partnership. More
December 14, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its Fall 2017 Commencement on Saturday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
December 14, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has received a $1 million donation from Gerald and Barbara Hines to build an advanced media technology laboratory. More
December 14, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Board of Trustees recently conducted an open evaluation of COM President Dr. Warren Nichols. More
December 13, 2017 -- Alvin Community College is opening its doors on Saturday, January 6 for the Super Saturday Registration Blitz for students to test, register or apply for Financial Aid for college. More
December 13, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's Small Business Development Center recently assisted the El Bolillo Bakery secure a third location in Pasadena. More
December 13, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a researcher with the university is studying how prey's survival instincts in nature depend largely on location. More
December 13, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that several institutes, including UH and Rice University, among others, are forming the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute, a research center focused on helping the Gulf Coast better prepare for and mitigate damage and loss from hurricanes and other severe storms. More
December 13, 2017 -- Lone Star College on Tuesday announced that the college's foundation and the Scholarship America Foundation have provided more than $950,000 in relief to students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
December 11, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today released its fall performance measures, which indicates significant growth in completion rates. More
December 11, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater will open 2018 with the Bumper Jacksons in concert on January 11. More
December 10, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Center today announced that a study involving recently approved CD19-targeting chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy has shown significant remission rates at 15 months following treatment with axi-cel. More
December 08, 2017 -- Lamar University's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been awarded a $120,000 research grant from the Welch Foundation. More
December 08, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will host a free concert on December 12 at the Fine Arts Building Theatre. More
December 08, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday held a dedication ceremony for the university's first phase of the Academic Complex, which includes the Seibel Student Learning Center, and the new Waterfront Events Pavilion/Amphitheater and the dedication of the George P. Mitchell '40 Statue. More
December 07, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today hosted the first meeting of The Secretary of State's Consular Roundtable Series in partnership with the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. More
December 07, 2017 -- Houston Independent School District has received two grants totaling $13 million from Houston Endowment for college readiness programming. More
December 07, 2017 -- Baker, Kinder Institutes have released a report on flooding, stressing that Houston needs an ‘informed, flood-literate and engaged populace’ More
December 07, 2017 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music held a ceremonial groundbreaking today for a new music building. More
December 07, 2017 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that Beth Hammett has been voted the college's Online Instructor of the Year for the second year in a row. More
December 07, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that Lynn Maurer has been selected as dean of the university's College of Arts and Sciences. More
December 06, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have revealed previously unknown interplay between two key enzymes and a novel understanding of how brain cancer tumors form and spread. More
December 06, 2017 -- Texas Southern University on Tuesday announced that the university has partnered with the Education Advisory Board to create specialized academic support software. More
December 06, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that Frank McKeon, a cancer researcher with the university, has received a $900,000 grant to study tumor development in order to preempt cancer by targeting precursor lesions. More
December 05, 2017 -- The Houston Independent School District Office of College and Career Readiness and Multilingual Programs department will host HISD’s third-annual Dream Summit to assist students with the college application and financial aid processes on December 9. More
December 05, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy have found that the burden of an increase in the sales tax rate may actually fall more on households with higher lifetime incomes. More
December 05, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have released a new study regarding the link between children who experience corporal punishment and later perpetrate acts of dating violence. More w/Video
December 04, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that the university's Graduate College of Social Work has received a $5 million grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. to establish a center to enhance HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in five states along the Gulf Coast. More
December 04, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that engineers have refined the method to instruct robots to collaborate through demonstration. More
December 04, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today reported that an expert finds the likeliest outcome of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement will be an agreement that allows parties in the agreement to "claim a political victory." More
December 02, 2017 -- Texas Southern University has announced that Yolanda Adams, a Grammy award-winning Gospel singer, will serve as the university's Winter Commencement speaker on December 16. More
December 01, 2017 -- The University of Houston UHin4 program has been honored with a 2017 Star Award from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
December 01, 2017 -- The Texas Education Agency has notified the Houston Independent School District that it has approved the modified turnaround plan for Kashmere High School. More
December 01, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that four of the college's music students have been named to the All State Band. More
December 01, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today welcomed Dr. Peter WT Pisters as its fifth full-time president in the institution's 76-year history. More
December 01, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a forum on Monday to discuss water resiliency challenges. More
November 30, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers at both the university and the MD Anderson Cancer Center have advanced a technique to detect ovarian cancer. More
November 30, 2017 -- University of Houston's Center for Public History has announced "Resilient Houston: Documenting Hurricane Harvey", an oral history project involving Hurricane Harvey's impact on the city. More
November 30, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Education recently recognized scholarship recipients through the Success Through Education Program. More
November 29, 2017 -- Harris County Department of Education has been awarded the Association of School Business Officials International Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation. More
November 29, 2017 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business today announced that researchers have found that public schools are lagging in family and community engagement. More
November 29, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Teri Zamora has been named vice chancellor for fiscal affairs. More
November 28, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Pete van Hengstum has been named the 2017-2018 Texas A&M University at Galveston Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar. More
November 28, 2017 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will present their annual Holiday Concert on December 10 at the Moody Methodist Church. More
November 28, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Center for Executive Education will host “Super Saturday,” also known as “College 101,” ,a workshop for high school students and their parents on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. More
November 27, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has received a $30,000 grant from the Mexican Consulate in Houston to provide scholarships to students of Mexican origin. More
November 27, 2017 -- Texas Southern University on Saturday hosted Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to toss the coin at the Labor Day Classic football game. More
November 27, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the American Marketing Association - Houston Chapter has nominated the college as a finalist for the 2017 Marketer of the Year Awards. More
November 27, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, in their November meeting, approved $75,000 in emergency purchases to repair damage caused to the campus during Hurricane Harvey. More
November 27, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today applauded the publication of mandated advertisements featuring "corrective statements" from the tobacco industry regarding the harms of tobacco use. More
November 27, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and Kinder Institute for Urban Research has announced that a report, developed with the Houston Mayoral Task Force on Equity, has been released today that provides recommendations to confront economic inequality in the city. More
November 22, 2017 -- Lone Star College on Tuesday announced that the college has partnered with the United States Department of Labor to registered offer apprenticeship programs for students. More
November 21, 2017 -- Dr. William “Bill” Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston has been honored with the distinguished titles of President Emeritus and as one of the 2017-2018 Regents Professors by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
November 21, 2017 -- Rothko Chapel to Commemorate World AIDS Day Nonprofit will host a morning of music, mediation and prayer, Friday, Dec. 1 More
November 21, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host commencement ceremonies on December 17. More
November 21, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on Monday announced that six faculty members from the center have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. More
November 21, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its 18th Annual Foundation Gala. More
November 21, 2017 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music will host the inaugural performance of the Shepherd School Chamber Players on November 30. More
November 21, 2017 -- Lamar University on Monday named two students as 2017 David J. Beck Fellows as well as three as finalists for the 2018 Presidential Summer Fellows. More
November 20, 2017 -- UHCL's new president Ira. K. Blake offered comments during a special presentation honoring her first 100 days as president of University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
November 20, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that Norman Bellard has been named interim athletic director. More
November 20, 2017 -- Alvin Community College and Alvin Independent School District have launched a Food and Toy Drive to provide food for families in need at the annual Breakfast with Santa event, which takes place on December 2, and toys for Toys for Tots. More
November 18, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will deliver the keynote address at San Jacinto College's commencement ceremonies on December 17. More
November 17, 2017 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents today re-elected Rossanna Salazar as chair and William F. Scott as vice chair. More
November 16, 2017 -- San Jacinto College invites the public to attend a free panel discussion on the opioid epidemic featuring former NFL player Randy Grimes on November 30. More
November 16, 2017 -- The HISD Foundation announces it is one of 90 local nonprofit organizations selected to split nearly $29 million in grants from the Greater Houston Community Foundation. More
November 16, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on Wednesday announced that researchers find that adherence to surgical treatment guidelines has improved among older Texas patients with colon cancer, but that there is still room for improvement. More
November 16, 2017 -- Houston BCycle has announced that it is planning to bring bicycle stations to the Rice University campus, and will be offering $25 memberships to students. More
November 15, 2017 -- Lamar University and the University of Texas are partnering to utilize a $4 million grant from the Department of Energy to explore new technologies for offshore geologic carbon dioxide storage. More
November 15, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced plans to create a seventh campus. More
November 14, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Anthony Collier has been named a recipient of the Executive Leadership Council's 2017 Alvaro L. Martins Scholarship. More
November 14, 2017 -- University of Houston's Bauer College of Business has been ranked second in the list of Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review. More
November 13, 2017 -- The Board of Regents of the Galveston Community College District at their regular meeting last week voted to create the opportunity for Galveston College to pursue offering two bachelor’s degree programs for the first time in their 50 year history. More
November 13, 2017 -- Galveston College Board of Regents voted unanimously to hire John Manlove Marketing & Communications (JMMC) to develop the new marketing and branding plan for Galveston College. More
November 13, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted Veterans Day ceremonies at all four of the college's campuses. More
November 13, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will hold a free concert on November 20 at the Fine Arts Building Theatre. More
November 13, 2017 -- University of Houston will host "The Game Changers: From Raised Fists to #TakeAKnee", a discussion regarding the National Football League's kneeling during the national anthem, on Thursday. More
November 13, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel discussion on "New Approaches to Climate Policy" on Thursday. More
November 13, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that more than one-third of Latinos interviewed in a recent study by sociologists with the university believe science education may have a negative impact on the religious faith of their children. More
November 13, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that Dr. Joan Mileski, head of the university's Maritime Administration department, will speak at the Marine Technology Society Technology Innovation Breakfast on Maritime Cybersecurity, which will be held in Arlington, Virginia on Wednesday. More
November 10, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Memorial Wall on the college's campus. More
November 10, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is hosting its Student Art Exhibition through December 3 at the college's Art Gallery. More
November 10, 2017 -- Rice University will host a lecture on November 14 to discuss the "new political reality" of the United States. More
November 09, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will be hosting the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officers Transfer College Fair – University Day 2017, on Tuesday, November 14. More
November 09, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the United States Senate has approved legislation that would designate the college's Maritime Campus as a Maritime Center of Excellence. More
November 09, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have discovered that alcohol killed the stem cells residing in adult mouse brains. More
November 09, 2017 -- Galveston College today issued a news release regarding the college's Welding Program and its efforts to meet the demand for skilled labor. More
November 09, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to offer bachelor degree programs in Healthcare Management and Nursing, which would be the first bachelor degree programs offered in the college's 51 year history. More
November 08, 2017 -- San Jacinto College will host a community resume and interview workshop on November 20 at the Central, North and South campuses. More
November 08, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will hold a Veterans Day observance on Thursday. More
November 08, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the state has recruited two researchers as part of the Governor's University Research Initiative. More
November 08, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today issued a news release regarding the defeat of the college's proposed $48.5 million bond issue in Tuesday's election. More
November 07, 2017 -- Texas Southern University on Monday announced that the university's Jesse H. Jones School of Business has partnered with Aspect to train students in energy and commodities trading. More
November 07, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that a new study revealing a connection between circulating tumor cells and a relapse in stage IV melanoma patients points to liquid biopsy as a potential predictor of patients at high risk for disease progression. More
November 07, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today issued a news release regarding the statistics involved in sports, including the World Series Championship recently won by the Houston Astros. More
November 07, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that the university has received three new awards from the Houston Solutions Lab to study flooding and police services in the city. More
November 06, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers are proposing a new, simple test using only saliva to detect lupus. More
November 06, 2017 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center, in partnership with FranNet, will present a free seminar on franchising on November 15. More
November 06, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that it is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its Moon Shots Program, a collaborative effort to accelerate the development of scientific discoveries into clinical advances. More
November 06, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has been appointed to the Pathways in Technology Early College High School Advisory Council by Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. More
November 03, 2017 -- Lamar University will host Homecoming festivities on Saturday, with the Homecoming game taking place at 6 p.m. More
November 03, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the 15th Houston Area Community College Student Exhibition at the university's Art Gallery from November 9 through December 15. More
November 03, 2017 -- Lamar University's College of Education and Human Development will host a reception on November 13 in celebration of American Education Week. More
November 03, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host "H2O Today", an exhibit from the Smithsonian examining the diversity and challenges of global water sources, beginning November 8. More
November 03, 2017 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center today announced that it is partnering with the Small Business Administration's Houston District Office to assist small businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
November 03, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on Thursday announced that researchers have found that bacteria in the human digestive tract can influence how cancer responds to immunotherapy. More
November 03, 2017 -- Galveston College's first year nursing students recently participated in various community activities, including the 2017 D'Feet Breast Cancer event, the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimers and the Wings Over Houston Air Show. More
November 03, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Thursday announced that the university is participating in a $15.6 million study funded by the National Institute on Aging to investigate the use of testosterone therapy and exercise in post-menopausal women recovering from hip fractures. More
November 02, 2017 -- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service today announced that it is part of a collaboration to provide free water testing for private wells in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
November 01, 2017 -- Lamar University will present a concert, featuring the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, on November 16. More
November 01, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that former TSU Regent Gary Bledsoe has been selected to serve as interim dean at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. More
November 01, 2017 -- University of Houston will host a lecture on November 6 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1977 National Women's Conference. More
November 01, 2017 -- Lamar University's Center for History and Culture will present "Singing the Dream: Cajun and Prison Music of Southeast Texas and Louisiana", a lecture with Kevin Fontenot and Caroline Gnagy, on November 16. More
October 31, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that its health care system received an "A" rating from The Leapfrog Group for the hospital's safety and quality. More
October 31, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted its Fall Fest event on the South Campus. More
October 31, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel discussion on November 14 regarding developments in the Middle East region and their impact on oil markets today and in the future. More
October 31, 2017 -- Texas A&M University on Monday announced that researchers are studying the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. More
October 30, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that three researchers at the university have received grant funding from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of Hurricane Harvey. More
October 30, 2017 -- Alvin Community College on Saturday hosted its 42nd Annual Fall Festival. More
October 30, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that microscopic defects in lithium-ion batteries could actually result in improvements. More
October 27, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today issued a news release regarding campus infrastructure improvements that would be funded through the passage of the college's $48.5 million bond issue. More
October 27, 2017 -- Texas A&M University today announced that its Texas Sea Grant College Program is assisting in the rescheduled Kids Fishing for Fun event, which takes place on November 4 due to Hurricane Harvey. More
October 27, 2017 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present a radio play version of "It's A Wonderful Life" November 30 through December 2 at the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing. More
October 26, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting its first The Humanities and Technology Camp on November 3-4. More
October 26, 2017 -- San Jacinto College will host a display of undergraduate research projects on November 2 at the college's Central Campus. More
October 25, 2017 -- Lamar University will kick of its Homecoming 2017 event on Monday with a block party and a proclamation from the City of Beaumont. More
October 25, 2017 -- University of Houston has announced that artist and UH faculty member Gabriel Martinez will open an exhibit, featuring street debris turned into art, on Friday at the Blaffer Art Museum. More
October 25, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has reported that Michael LaMontagne, a microbiologist with the university, is continuing to research ecological damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. More
October 24, 2017 -- Lone Star College-North Harris will host a grand opening ceremony for its new LSC-Construction and Skilled Trades Technology Center Monday, Oct. 30. More
October 24, 2017 -- The Lone Star College Business Success Center will co-host a Governor's Small Business Service Provider workshop on October 30. More
October 24, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new technology to enhance MRI scans, developed by researchers at the university, has been licensed by Siemens Healthineers. More
October 23, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery is accepting entries through November 3 for the 2017 Student Art Exhibition. More
October 23, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that those with even minor symptoms of depression can experience an increase in inflammation and other negative health conditions, following major life stressors, such as disasters. More
October 23, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed nanotube fiber antennas that can be as capable as copper antennas, but 20 times lighter. More
October 20, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents heard a presentation about the accreditation reaffirmation process during their meeting on October 19. More
October 20, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Esemble will present a free concert on Tuesday. More
October 20, 2017 -- Texas Southern University has selected Kendall T. Harris as the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. More
October 20, 2017 -- Lone Star College today reported that is has set a new enrollment record, with 89,413 credit students registered for classes during the fall 2017 semester. More
October 20, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that an expert with the institute's Center for Energy Studies is exploring the economic and legal issues regarding the recycling of water used in Texas oil fields, and its impact on the profits on local landowners. More
October 19, 2017 -- Rice University's Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra will present Mark Adamo's "Little Women", opening November 1, at the Wortham Opera Theatre. More
October 19, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today issued a news release regarding the new technical/academic building that would be funded as part of the proposed $48.5 million bond referendum on the November 7 election ballot. More
October 19, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers are studying fossil coral reefs, which indicate that sea levels increased in "sharp, punctuated bursts" during the last period of global warming. More w/Video
October 18, 2017 -- Elected officials and education leaders broke ground Tuesday on Harris County’s first public recovery high school, designed to help students who have completed a rehabilitation program remain sober while continuing their education. More
October 18, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced the recipients of the 2017 President's Cabinet Awards for projects that promote research, education and improved patient care. More
October 18, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake was recently welcomed by area business leaders during a gathering hosted by the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and local chambers of commerce. More
October 18, 2017 -- Lamar University will host a three-day interdisciplinary seminar on "Politics, Media, and Storytelling" Thursday through Saturday. More
October 18, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that tests of a new drug have resulted in high response rates for lung cancer patients with harsh mutation, which typically are highly resistant to treatment. More
October 17, 2017 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Walter Gillis Peacock, director of the university's Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, has been selected to serve on a committee established by Congress to review efforts to reduce life and property loss from windstorms. More
October 17, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has opened a new transplant clinic in the Rio Grande Valley. More
October 17, 2017 -- Rice University on Monday announced that a new study by researchers finds that evangelical and black Protestants and Mormons are more likely than the general population to turn to religion for answers to science questions. More
October 16, 2017 -- The Lone Star College Board of Trustees voted to keep the tax rate at 10.78 cents per $100 property evaluation for the 2017-18 tax year during a special meeting held Oct. 12. More
October 16, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that four graduates of Dickinson High School have created a scholarship fund to assist Dickinson High School students planning to attend the college following Hurricane Harvey. More
October 16, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that V. Craig Jordan, professor of Breast Medical Onocology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his discovery of selective estrogen receptor modulators, a class of drugs used in treating breast cancer. More
October 16, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college has received a $12,500 grant from Scholarship America to assist students affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
October 16, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Dr. Maurice Odine has been named dean of the School of Communication and Dr. Dianne Jemison-Pollard as dean of the Honors College. More
October 16, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have advanced the art of making nanotube-based materials that would provide for strong, conductive fibers. More
October 13, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today issued a news release on Dr. Sam Brody and the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores and their role in coastal resiliency following Hurricane Harvey. More
October 13, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Peter Santschi, Regents Professor with the university, has established a method to trace radioactive particles in the environment. More
October 13, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a discussion on October 20 regarding the rapid changes unfolding in health care markets. More
October 13, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees recently approved the sale of $16.19 million in maintenance tax notes to address some of the college's facility needs. More
October 13, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today issued a news release regarding campus safety and security upgrades that are part of the college's proposed $48.5 million bond issued on November's election ballot. More
October 12, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Tibetan monks in November for lectures and construction of a mandala. More
October 12, 2017 -- Galveston College on Tuesday kicked off its 2017-2018 Lecture Series "The Brain" with a lecture on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias. More
October 12, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize negotiations with John Manlove Marketing and Communications to provide marketing and branding consulting service for the college. More
October 12, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that it is providing one of four national Cancer Immune Monitoring and Analysis Centers as part of a national effort to expand the reach of cancer immunotherapy for patients. More
October 11, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has been listed among the top 150 United States Community Colleges by the Aspen Institute. More
October 11, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced it has been listed as one of the Top 150 United States Community Colleges by the Aspen Institute. More
October 11, 2017 -- The Aspen Institute today named the Top 150 Untied States Community Colleges, which are eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. More
October 11, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study concludes that real estate agents in New York tend to work in white and Asian neighborhoods, in addition to neighborhoods with higher home values. More
October 10, 2017 -- Lamar University recently received confirmation from the U.S. Department of Education that funding for its McNair Scholars Program has been renewed for five years. More
October 10, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation will host its 18th Annual ACC Foundation Gala, "Paint the Town Red", on November 17 in Pearland. More
October 09, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Anna Amason, a graduate of the university, is researching the impacts of road salting on wildlife and human food sources. More
October 09, 2017 -- Lamar University's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities will host an open house on Saturday. More
October 09, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today issued a news release regarding students who came to the aid of those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
October 09, 2017 -- The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will consider adoption of the college's 2017 tax rate on Thursday. More
October 09, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will hold a panel discussion on Tuesday regarding Mexico's 2018 presidential election. More
October 07, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston on Friday hosted a luncheon and awards ceremony in the William C Levin Hall Dining Room, honoring Dr. Hector P Garcia, a 1940 alumni of the medical school. More
October 06, 2017 -- San Jacinto College will host its annual Fall Fest event on October 27. More
October 06, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department has announced open audition dates for its holiday production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical." More
October 06, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that it has set a new enrollment record for the fall semester. More
October 06, 2017 -- Texas A&M University today announced that architecture students at the university have created 3-dimensional wall sculptures reflecting the levels of rainfall experienced by residents during Hurricane Harvey. More
October 06, 2017 -- Galveston College on Thursday hosted Robb Walsh, co-founder of Galveston Eats, a non-profit dedicated to preserving Galveston's food culture, for a lecture “Boudin Kolaches: The Creolization of Our Local Culture”. More
October 06, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Bayou Theater will host Riyaaz Qawwali, a seven-man ensemble, for a performance on November 3. More
October 06, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will kick off it's Women's and Gender Studies Speaker Series on October 25. More
October 06, 2017 -- The Community Artists’ Collective “Quilt Peace” sculpture installed September 20 in front of the building at 4101 San Jacinto Street in Houston's Midtown falls prey to vandalism. More
October 05, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that the way a person's brain is "wired" directly impacts how well they perform simple and complex tasks. More
October 04, 2017 -- Lamar University has reported that it expects to experience only a slight drop in its Fall 2017 enrollment. More
October 04, 2017 -- Maritime industry leaders recently met at Texas A&M University at Galveston to discuss current security policy and proposed changes to policy. More
October 04, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today issued a news release regarding the college's tax rate and its use of voter-approved bonds. More
October 04, 2017 -- Galveston College will host a Pre-Nursing Seminar on October 24. More
October 04, 2017 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees on Monday approved a property tax rate of $0.183335 per $100 valuation for the 2017 Tax Year. More
October 04, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that a new report from the Center for Local Elections in America finds that elections in Houston and Harris County are characterized by low voter turnout and under-representation, as well as incumbency advantage over challengers. More
October 04, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and BridgeBio Pharma today announced the launch of Navire Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing targeted therapy for patients with difficult-to-treat cancer. More
October 03, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host two "assistance fairs" for those affected by Hurricane Harvey on October 10. More
October 03, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university has been granted membership to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More
October 03, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university's College of Business is offering shorter courses toward earning a Master of Business Administration. More
October 03, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its 2017 Alumni Celebration on Saturday at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center. More
October 03, 2017 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service recently mobilized Urban Forest Strike Teams to the coastal Texas towns of Rockport, Fulton, Refugio and Victoria to assess damage to the trees on public property resulting from Hurricane Harvey. More
October 02, 2017 -- Lamar University will host its Study Abroad Fair on October 11. More
October 02, 2017 -- Lone Star College recently received aid from students at Mercer County College in New Jersey to assist those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
October 02, 2017 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Mukaila Raji, Professor and Director of Internal Medicine-Geriatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, on October 10 to present "Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: Update on Prevention and Treatments" as part of the college's 2017-2018 Lecture Series. More
October 02, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently recognized several students and staff for their volunteer efforts in the recovery from Hurricane Harvey. More
October 02, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have found that adding an asphalt-nanoribbon to lithium metal batteries can increase recharging speeds compared to current commercial lithium-ion batteries. More
October 01, 2017 -- The Lone Star Flight Museum. held its official dedication and ribbon cutting on Saturday in Webster, Texas. Doug Owens, CEO of the new Lone Star Fight Museum and retired Air Force Lt General, lead the ceremony. More
September 29, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that it advanced 11 places U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges rankings. More
September 29, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers at the university's Kinder Institute for Urban Research have created an interactive story map to present the estimated damages caused by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 29, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that enrollment has reached 10,500 students after the campus opened late due to Hurricane Harvey. More
September 29, 2017 -- University of Houston will host Margot Lee Shetterly, author of "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race" on October 3. More
September 29, 2017 -- The George R Brown Convention Center in Houston played host this week to its first major conference since Hurricane Harvey. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists held its annual meeting, as scheduled. More
September 29, 2017 -- William Powell “Bill” Glenn, Jr. passed into his eternal rest in the early morning hours of Saturday, September 23, 2017.Services will be held at First Lutheran Church in Galveston, Texas on Friday, September 29, 2017 at noon. More
September 28, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel on Friday to discuss the impact of gentrification on health. More
September 28, 2017 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday announced that the college has received a $20,000 grant from the Scholarship American National Disaster Relief Fund for recovery from Hurricane Harvey. More
September 27, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that, according to a recent study, the college adds $100 million in income and supports 1,884 jobs in the community. More
September 27, 2017 -- Galveston College today announced that it has launched a quickstart HVAC Helper Program through a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
September 27, 2017 -- Alvin Community College has announced its 2017-2018 Drama Season, which kicks off on October 7 with "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery." More
September 26, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that scientists have gained new insight into how the Ebola virus uses the body's natural defenses to speed the rate of infection. More
September 26, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that it has established the Cardinal Emergency Fund to help students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has announced that the Mexican Consulate will set up a mobile office at the college's campus in October to provide services for Mexican citizens in Galveston County. More
September 26, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Pfizer Inc. today announced that they have entered into a clinical collaboration to study novel combinations of three Pfizer investigational immuno-oncology therapies and other agents in the treatment of various solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. More
September 25, 2017 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Mauritius", a play written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by guest director Carolyn Johnson, October 5-8 at the Studio Theatre. More
September 25, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Dr. Thomas Freeman, a professor and Debate Team head coach emeritus, recently received the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Phoenix Award. More
September 25, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that a team of scientists has found that a potential Zika vaccine can protect fetuses against infection as well as protect males against testicular infection and injury. More
September 25, 2017 -- Lamar University recently received a $516,000 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Grant to enhance high-performance computing at the university. More
September 25, 2017 -- Galveston College has announced that its "Second Start" classes will begin on October 2. More
September 25, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have produced a new filter that has proven capable of removing more than 90 percent of hydrocarbons, bacteria and particulates from contaminated water produced by hydraulic fracturing operations at shale oil and gas wells. More
September 22, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.216791 per $100 valuation for the 2017 Tax Year. More
September 22, 2017 -- The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center has announced that it has changed its 31st Annual Small Business of the Year awards dinner to a luncheon to be held on November 9. More
September 22, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently broke ground on its future Center for Petrochemical, Energy, and Technology, which will be the largest petrochemical training facility in Texas when it opens in 2019. More
September 22, 2017 -- Galveston College will kick off its Coastal Culinary Speakers Series on October 5 with Robb Walsh, co-founder of Galveston Eats. More
September 22, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, voted to adopt the college's property tax rate of $0.166188 per $100 valuation for the 2017 Tax Year. More
September 22, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently donated $10,000 to support staff and students affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 22, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that a report on the Ike Dike project will be featured on CBS's news broadcast, 60 Minutes, on Sunday. More
September 21, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston was recently awarded $2.54 million to continue researching the Deepwater Horizon spill. More
September 21, 2017 -- Lamar University's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities will host an open house on October 14. More
September 21, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital today announced that researchers have found that diet and exercise improve treatment outcomes for obese pediatric cancer patients. More
September 21, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday announced that researchers have gained new insights into what factors lead to preterm birth. More
September 20, 2017 -- Texas A&M University today announced that the university's Real Estate Center has compiled a list of resources for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 20, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has met the criteria for the Magnet Recognition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. More
September 20, 2017 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday announced that it has set a new record for enrollment with the college's 2017 fall semester. More
September 20, 2017 -- Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax has announced that it is partnering with Katalyst Education to deliver free textbooks to Poland. More
September 19, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that the NEST360, a program to prevent the deaths of African babies, has been named a finalist for the MacArthur Foundation's $100 million "100&Change" grant. More
September 19, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today reported that experts are warning of the possibility of increased beach erosion along the Texas coast due to Hurricane Harvey. More
September 19, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that it has been awarded a $1.8 million four-year grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration's Bureau of Health Workforce Education and Training to enhance the university's school counselor mental health training program. More
September 18, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined, for its performance of Brahms' 2nd and Mendelssohn's 5th on October 6 at the Bayou Theater. More
September 18, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that its new dining service provider, Chartwells Higher Education, is implementing several changes to the university's on-campus food locations. More
September 15, 2017 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday held the grand opening of its new Center for Industrial Technology on the college's North campus. More
September 15, 2017 -- Lamar University on Thursday announced that it is working to restore broadcasting for its public radio station, 91.3 KVLU, and is providing programming through online streaming. More
September 14, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to reappoint Regent Raymond Lewis, Jr. as delegate and Regent Karen Flowers as alternate to the Association of Community College Trustees. More
September 14, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a sociologist with the university has published a paper on Islamophobia as a "form of racism mixed with cultural intolerance as a whole" rather than simply intolerance of Muslims and Islam. More
September 14, 2017 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that it is offering "Open Books" courses this fall, which will offer open-licensed digital textbooks and course materials to reduce costs for students. More
September 14, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Daniel G. Hill, president of the American Abstract Artists, on October 2 to discuss the 75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Portfolio, which is on exhibit at the university. More
September 13, 2017 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that OpenStax, the university-based publisher of free college textbooks, has partnered with UK Open Textbooks to provide OpenStax's textbooks to the United Kingdom. More
September 13, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that E. coli bacteria levels in Clear Lake's waters have fallen to below federal safety thresholds, after an initial increase in bacteria levels following flooding due to Hurricane Harvey. More
September 13, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has been recognized by the United States Department of Education and Hispanic Outlook magazine as one of the top colleges for Hispanic students. More
September 12, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its 2017 Alumni Celebration on October 7. More
September 12, 2017 -- University of St. Thomas in Houston today announced that it has established #CeltCare, a fund to support students, faculty and staff affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 12, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research experts, in a report released on Monday, advised that Houston may need to alter its existing land-development system after the impact of Hurricane Harvey. More
September 12, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded a $395,805 grant to fund the acquisition of a nanoindentor, a high tech instrument not currently available in the region. More
September 12, 2017 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that it has been ranked 26th in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges" in the western region of the United States. More
September 11, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's board of trustees has adopted a $32.8 million operating budget for FY2018. More
September 11, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a study conducted along with Texas A&M University at Galveston finds that the Federal Emergency Management Agency's 100-year flood plain maps failed to capture 75 percent of flood damages from five serious floods, none of which reached the threshold of a 100-year event. More
September 09, 2017 -- Lamar University on Friday announced that has established a fund to support students affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 09, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation has created a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to help students and employees affected by the storm. More
September 08, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater has announced that its season opener concert with Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined, will take place on September 14 after rescheduling for Hurricane Harvey. Mercury will perform "Baroque Masterworks." More
September 08, 2017 -- University of Houston on Thursday released a national commercial on the next phase of the university's "Powerhouse" campaign. More w/Video
September 08, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday hosted "Hawks Helping Hawks", an event to gather items and assist students affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 07, 2017 -- A professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake has conducted a study which determined that fecal bacteria in the Clear Lake watershed far exceed federal standards for recreational water use. More
September 07, 2017 -- Texas A&M University professor and Texas State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon today reported that Hurricane Harvey resulted in new records for rainfall and flooding in Texas. More
September 07, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Luis Ernesto Derbez, a candidate for president of Mexico, on September 11 to discuss his vision for Mexico and its relationship with the United States. More
September 06, 2017 -- Galveston College will host Dr. Mukaila Raji on October 10 to present "Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: Update on Prevention and Treatments" as part of the college's 2017-2018 Lecture Series. More
September 05, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has reminded families that open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund is in effect. More
September 05, 2017 -- Galveston College is holding late registration for the 2017 fall semester through Friday. More
September 02, 2017 -- Lone Star College has provided an update regarding the status of the Kingwood campus. More
September 02, 2017 -- Galveston College will open for classes on Tuesday. More
September 01, 2017 -- Lamar University has announced that it's Fall 2017 semester will begin on September 5. More
September 01, 2017 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist college students and employees affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
August 31, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has announced that the college will delay opening of its fall 2017 classes until September 11. More
August 30, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have demonstrated in lab tests how rotors in single-molecule nanomachines can be activated by ultraviolet light to spin 2 to 3 million rotations per second and open membranes in cells, which would be used to deliver drugs or destroy diseased cells. More w/Video
August 29, 2017 -- Lone Star College has issued an update regarding the shelter at its North Harris campus. More
August 29, 2017 -- University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves has issued a message regarding the impact of Hurricane Harvey. More
August 29, 2017 -- Lamar Institute of Technology has canceled Thursday's ribbon cutting ceremony for its Technology and Science Building. More
August 25, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the "75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Porftolio", a nationally touring exhibit, August 31 through October 20. More
August 25, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that it has signed an agreement with the University of Sydney to provide opportunities for students to study abroad in Australia. More
August 24, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have developed a method to efficiently modify natural antibodies that can deliver drugs to targeted cells. More
August 24, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.16618 per $100 valuation for the 2017 Tax Year. The 2016 Tax Year rate was $0.17025 per $100 valuation. More
August 24, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host child psychologist Dr. Jack Dempsey on September 9 to discuss autism and sleep disorders. More
August 23, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced that it has awarded $200,000 in vocational scholarships to students from seven Houston-area technical colleges and institutions. More
August 22, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Kaci Maris, a COM student transferring to University of Houston, has been named recipient of the Terry Foundation scholarship. More
August 22, 2017 -- Alvin Community College on Monday kicked off its Fall 2017 semester. More
August 21, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Observatory today held a public viewing of the solar eclipse. More
August 21, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Melinda Spaulding Chevalier has been named the new Vice President of University Advancement. More
August 21, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that David Brankovits, a student in the university's Marine Biology program, has been selected to explore underwater caves as a member of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. More
August 21, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Jeff Parks, dean of business and technology at the Central campus, has been appointed as chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's Workforce Education Course Material advisory committee. More
August 18, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday voted to reduce its property tax rate to $0.1807 per $100 valuation for the 2017 Tax Year. More
August 18, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday approved placing an item on the November 7 election ballot seeking voter approval for a $48.5 million bond. More
August 18, 2017 -- Texas Southern University on Thursday held a ceremony marking the university's designation as the official depository of records from the Texas NAACP. More
August 18, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday announced that Andrea Stromeyer, a graduate of the university, has been named the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Volunteer of the Year. More
August 17, 2017 -- Galveston College recently welcomed the college's new Student Government Officers for 2017-2018 and a photo of the time capsule monument to be placed atop the time capsule burial site at the conclusion of the college's 50th anniversary. More
August 15, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced the launch of the country's first Digital Humanities Research Center specializing in United States Latina/o Studies. More
August 15, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new paper from a voting behavior expert at the university concludes that voting systems must be "accurate, usable, accessible and secure" to be successful. More
August 15, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it will soon house the Texas NAACP official records. More
August 15, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host 10 and 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration training in September and October. More
August 14, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study has found that light and moderate drinking may be associated with lower risk of death from all causes. More
August 14, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today reported that higher concentrations of streetlights do not guarantee fewer nonviolent crimes in Houston neighborhoods. More
August 11, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that civil engineering professors with the university are launching the second phase of a wake wash study in local waterways after receiving $99,000 in a grant from the Sabine Neches Navigation District. More
August 11, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college now has new nursing robots, representing an infant, a pregnant woman and surgical patient, that allow students to hear heartbeats, discern symptoms and measure breathing. More
August 10, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host former chief economist for Royal Dutch Shell, Suman Bery, on August 25 to discuss India's recent energy policy initiatives. More
August 10, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that Freddie Titus has been selected to receive the university's 2017 Julie & Ben Rogers Community Service Award. More
August 10, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that researchers have found that cancer immunotherapies that block two different checkpoints on T cells launch immune attacks on cancer by expanding distinct types of T cell that infiltrate tumors. More
August 10, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its Summer 2017 Commencement on Saturday at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
August 10, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that the university has commissioned James Surls to create the university's newest art addition. More
August 10, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today published a release highlighting Tillie Henson, a member of the first graduating class of the college, and the college's historian. More
August 10, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that approximately 1.5 million college students are expected to save an estimated $145 million in the 2017-2018 academic year by using free textbooks from OpenStax, the university's publisher of open education resource materials. More
August 10, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the college's proposed budget for FY2018 to move forward for public hearing and final adoption. More
August 08, 2017 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that it has been ranked No. 1 for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey. More
August 08, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is offering an eight-week yoga class through the university's Friday Morning Continuing Education Program. More
August 08, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Moody's Investors Service has revised the school's financial outlook from negative to stable. More
August 07, 2017 -- Galveston College will host an open house at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center on August 15. More
August 07, 2017 -- Lone Star College is accepting applications through September 22 for its Leadership High School. More
August 07, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater will open its 2017-2018 season with a performance by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined, on August 31. More
August 07, 2017 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation will host its first charity golf tournament on September 15 at the Beaumont Country Club. More
August 07, 2017 -- Galveston College today announced that four students with the college recently received scholarships through the Community College PetroChemical Initiative. More
August 03, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will host its Super Saturday Registration Blitz on August 12. More
August 02, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has posted a news release about the City of Houston honoring retiring UHCL President Dr. William A. Staples with a proclamation. More
August 02, 2017 -- San Jacinto College on Tuesday announced that Matt Lewis, a math professor at the college, has been named recipient of the 2017 Western Regional Faculty Award by the Association of Community College Trustees. More
August 01, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is holding registration for its continuing education classes. More
August 01, 2017 -- Galveston College will host its "UnGala II Cabaret Au Lapin Agile-No Regrets Paris" event on October 14. More
August 01, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Monday issued a news release on the launch of Rudder Radio, a student-led Internet radio station on the campus. More
August 01, 2017 -- Rice University on Monday announced that a new study shows that glaciers may have helped warm the Earth. More
July 31, 2017 -- Lone Star College has announced that the campus carry law will take effect at the school on August 1. More
July 31, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have created laser-induced graphene from wood. More w/Video
July 31, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's volleyball team has been named a recipient of the Team Academic Award by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. More
July 31, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved the college's FY2018 Budget. More
July 28, 2017 -- College of the Mainland President Dr. Warren Nichols recently met with the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors to kick off a series of town hall meetings with groups in the college's service area. More
July 28, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study finds that immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children and meet the Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act are at risk for mental health distress. More
July 28, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Trish McIntosh, emergency management coordinator at the college, has been invited to serve on the International Association of Emergency Managers Certification Commission. More
July 28, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Ira K. Blake, the university's fifth president, will officially take her post on Tuesday. More
July 28, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday voted to phase out the college's Court Reporting program, which has operated at the college since 1975. More
July 27, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that its Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography program has received a grant to offer an exam aimed at increasing retention. More
July 27, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that a reusable, carbon nanotube-reinforced filter is capable of removing 99 percent of metals from water. More
July 27, 2017 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that researchers have published a review that suggests how to make lithium-ion batteries more suitable for higher-temperature use. More
July 27, 2017 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative on Wednesday announced that 38 community college students have been named recipients of scholarships to pursue training in petrochemical careers. More
July 26, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Savanna Mapes, a marine biology student at the university, is working on the effects of oil spills on phytoplankton in attempts to find methods to control the growth of harmful algae. More
July 25, 2017 -- San Jacinto College has announced that the United States House of Representatives has passed the National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that would designate maritime Centers of Excellence for two-year colleges. More
July 25, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will present an Argumentation and Debate class in the fall semester. More
July 25, 2017 -- Texas Southern University and DeLuxe Theater will host the premier of The Fifth Ward Documentary Film Festival on August 4-6 at the DeLuxe Theater. More
July 25, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's SkillsUSA team recently competed in the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. More
July 24, 2017 -- The Lamar University Alumni Advisory Board today announced the election of new officers and named new members of the board. More
July 24, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has declared Friday as "Houston Shakespeare Festival Day" in recognition of the kick-off of the 43rd season of the festival. More
July 24, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that C. Herb Ward, a retired professor from the university, has published an assessment of the Gulf of Mexico's health before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident in 2010. More
July 22, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced new leadership at the university's College of Business and at the College of Science and Engineering. More
July 21, 2017 -- Texas A&M Sea Camp students, under the guidance of instructor Robert Mihovil, provided to Guidry News a special report on Galveston's much loved Beach Band Summer Concert. More
July 21, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release about COM Trustee Rachel Delgado, who attended the college as a student. More
July 20, 2017 -- Alvin Community College's Upward Bound Program recently held its annual recognition dinner to applaud the achievements of students in the program. More
July 20, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that scholarships through the Texas Public Education Grant are available for certification courses in accounting, payroll and bank teller programs. More
July 20, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the Anne, the biggest oil tanker ever to call on a Gulf of Mexico port, was recently piloted into the Port of Corpus Christi by Captain Jay Rivera, a graduate of the university's Maritime Academy. More
July 19, 2017 -- San Jacinto College and Stephen F. Austin State University have approved an articulation agreement for honors students to transfer honors courses and to transfer eligible student scholarships to the university's School of Honors. More
July 19, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host two no-cost safety classes in August. More
July 19, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that an issue brief from one of the center's experts discusses Russia's strategic threat to Western European countries via gas price and supply manipulation. More
July 19, 2017 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office has issued a reminder that the deadline for Texans to enroll their newborns into the Texas Tuition Promise Fund is July 31. More
July 18, 2017 -- Lone Star College has been named a 2017 Great Colleges To Work For® by The Chronicle for Higher Education in partnership with ModernThink, LLC. More
July 18, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that experts have summarized the best way to diagnose and the most essential, effective treatment for asthma in adults. More
July 18, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that, through a grant from the ACC Foundation, the college will be purchasing equipment for students in kickboxing courses or mixed martial arts clubs. More
July 18, 2017 -- Texas Southern University recently signed an agreement with the Houston-Galveston Area Council to facilitate an internship program for TSU transportation studies students. More
July 18, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that 30 scientists, including researchers from the university, will launch a two-month ocean drilling expedition later in July to study the submerged continent of Zealandia. More w/Video
July 18, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it will offer a new Oceanography course in the fall semester. More
July 17, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's Occupational Safety and Health Technology program is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. More
July 17, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that six of the college's students represented Texas as the 2017 National Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference. More
July 17, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that an expert with the institute finds there is growing interest among states in taxation of remote online sales as a potential source of revenue. More
July 17, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a researcher at the university is working on a method to "upconvert" light to make solar cells more efficient and disease-targeting nanoparticles more effective. More
July 16, 2017 -- On Saturday, supporters, staff and volunteers, along with the public, attended a special event hosted by the Lone Star Flight Museum to say goodbye to its Galveston home and celebrate the journey to the museum's new Ellington Airport location. More
July 13, 2017 -- Lamar University has announced that Vinaya Manchaiah, an associate professor and director of audiology at the university, has initiated a global audiology project to improve accessibility and affordability of hearing healthcare devices for people in need. More
July 13, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Art Department will host a "Throw-A-Thon" auctioning pottery made by local officials in order to raise money for the Empty Bowls program. More
July 13, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows a Zika vaccine in female mice can protect their developing fetus from infection and birth defects during pregnancy. More
July 13, 2017 -- College of the Mainland opens its production of "Song of Singapore" tonight at the COM Community Theatre. More
July 13, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Police Department recently received a grant to implement a bicycle patrol. More
July 12, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has posted a release regarding a new state law requiring a license for applied behavior analysis. More
July 12, 2017 -- Lamar University will host a Community Resource Day, a project by Natalie Sfeir, a junior speech-language pathology major, on Thursday. More
July 12, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Cosmetology Department will host an open house of the salon at the college on July 24. More
July 12, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that it has received a $3 million gift from the Glassell Family Foundation to endow a fellow in drug policy and advanced research in the institute's Drug Policy Program. More
July 11, 2017 -- Texas Southern University’s National Society of Collegiate Scholars chapter has been recognized by its governing body as a Certified Gold Star chapter for the 2016-2017 academic year. More
July 10, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that materials scientists are designing liquid-solid composites after studying natural materials, such as discs in the human spine, with seemingly contradictory properties, flexibility and stiffness. More
July 10, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced it will offer two new language courses, an interactive introductory German class and an American Sign Language course, in the fall. More
July 10, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a team of bioengineers and scientists from Rice and Baylor College of Medicine have demonstrated a key step on the path to generate implantable tissues with functional capillaries. More w/Video
July 10, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that OpenStax, a non-profit based at the university, is launching OpenStax Tutor Beta, a low-cost, personalized learning system that studies how students learn in order to offer them individualized homework and tutoring. More w/Video
July 06, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's AtmoSpark team recently won a top prize at the 2017 Texas Student Challenge in the business plan competition at the Texas Rural Challenge. More
July 06, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced the appointments of Tom Bacon, Anne Chao and Scott Prochazka to the institute's advisory board. More
July 05, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today published photos from the college's Fourth of July celebrations. More
July 05, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free safety classes in July. More
July 05, 2017 -- Lamar University has selected Sara Hillin, associate professor of English, as the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer. More
June 30, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is tied for fifth in the nation in the number of degrees awarded in science technologies/technicians in 2016, according to a report by Community College Week. More
June 30, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston's Dr. William Merrell called for support for the "Ike Dike" concept for the construction of a coastal spine to protect the upper Texas Coast from storm surge caused by strong windstorms. More
June 30, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has signed an agreement with the University of Houston-Victoria creating a transfer pathway for LSC students to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree at the UH campus. More
June 29, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it will be offering a new medical assistant associate degree beginning in the fall semester. More
June 29, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that researchers have found that state spending cuts during economic downturns fall more heavily on children than the elderly. More
June 29, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Tuesday elected Kyle Dickson as chair of the board. More
June 28, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have fabricated a durable catalyst for high-performance fuel cells by attaching single ruthenium atoms to graphene. More
June 28, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that faculty members have received a $1,000 grant from the ACC Foundation to launch "The Fifth Plinth", a literary journal for the college. More
June 27, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that 11 medical students completed its Healthcare Management Certificate Program. More
June 27, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that the university and the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System are opening a satellite program for the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Edinburg, Texas. More
June 27, 2017 -- Galveston College recently welcomed Tyree Bearden as the college's new program director for the Electrical and Electronics Program. More
June 27, 2017 -- Virginia Greb, a recent graduate of the Master of Marine Resources Management program at TAMUG, has submitted a report titled Beach Watch. More
June 27, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, during their June 22 meeting, reviewed the college's preliminary FY2018 Budget. More
June 26, 2017 -- The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series will feature model, actor and deaf activist Nyle DiMarco, winner of Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model, on September 12, 2017. More
June 26, 2017 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor is seeking nominations of college-bound students for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. More
June 26, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Ashley Ross, an assistant professor in the university's Marine Sciences Department, has been named a recipient of the National Academies Gulf Research Program Early Career Fellowship to study methods to reduce flooding. More
June 23, 2017 -- Lamar University students recently explored world-renowned art and architecture in Saint Petersburg, Russia as part of an arts course. More
June 23, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently received recognition from local and stated elected officials for being named an Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star recipient. More
June 22, 2017 -- The University of St. Thomas has announced Dr. Richard L. Ludwick as its ninth president. More
June 22, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it will seek approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer bachelor degrees in nursing and in applied technology, which the college can now provide due to the passage of Texas Senate Bill 2118. More
June 22, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce recently launched College Town Galveston, a collaboration with Galveston's institutions of higher learning as part of a campaign to promote and support the efforts of the University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas A&M Galveston and Galveston College. More
June 22, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Camilo Olivieri has become the first student to graduate from the college's emergency management program. More
June 21, 2017 -- Galveston College today announced that funding for its TRIO Upward Bound program has been renewed. More
June 21, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a 3-D laser printing method to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. More
June 21, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that a newly-published study highlights the impact of new technologies on advocacy efforts, specifically for LGBTQ youth. More
June 21, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's $1.3 million Upward Bound grant has been renewed. More
June 21, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that scientists have discovered how certain proteins work together to regulate the formation of connections between neurons. More
June 20, 2017 -- Galveston College has announced that Carson Maxwell, a member of the Galveston College Whitecaps baseball team, on Monday was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 Baseball All-American Team. More
June 20, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees will gain a new member in Melissa Skipworth, who won a seat in the June 17 run-off election. More
June 19, 2017 -- Lone Star College has posted a release about Kyle Breed, who recently graduated with an Associate of Biological Science degree from the Honors College at LSC-Kingwood with the help of the Lone Star College Foundation. More
June 19, 2017 -- A group of Lamar University students recently traveled to Spain to study contemporary global issues in engineering management. More
June 19, 2017 -- College of the Mainland marked Juneteenth with COM archivist Tillie Henson sharing about her journey with the school. More
June 19, 2017 -- An expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy has released an issue brief stating that pickup trucks are key in reducing gasoline use and emissions. More
June 17, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has posted a release about Chief Operating Officer and former astronaut Colonel Mike E. Fossum's return to the Space Coast of Florida. More
June 16, 2017 -- Rice University today provided a statement from former United States Secretary of State James A. Baker III on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. More
June 16, 2017 -- The Acadian Memorial Foundation will host its annual membership meeting on June 21 with Dr. Michael Martin, Director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at University of Louisiana Lafayette, as guest speaker. More
June 16, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has posted a release about Jessica Jemison-Williams and Jennifer Robinson, its Teachers of the Year. More
June 15, 2017 -- Four students at San Jacinto College were selected to conduct cancer research at University of Iowa. More
June 15, 2017 -- It was my great, good fortune to interview Izola E. Collins in the year 2000 as part of a series of conversations I conducted with accomplished Galveston County women for Guidry News. I’m thankful to have become one of her many friends and admirers. More
June 15, 2017 -- Izola Ethel Fedford Collins, revered Galveston Island educator, musician, poet, historian and community leader passed away on Monday, June 12 at the age of 87. More
June 15, 2017 -- Lone Star College has announced that Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed Senate Bill 2118, which allows the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to authorize certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs in the fields of applied science, applied technology and nursing. More
June 15, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has recently graduated 56 high school students with degrees. More
June 15, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept a United States Department of Education TRiO – Upward Bound Program Grant Award for Project Year 2017-2018. More
June 14, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has posted a release about Brittany Brown, an environmental science graduate student who recently presented her research on the chemical permeation of nitrile gloves at the annual American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition in Seattle, Washington. More
June 14, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has posted a release about Burak Temel, a student who recently competed against community college and university students and placed second at the Association of College Unions International qualifier tournament. More
June 13, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that it is utilizing funds from two recent grant awards to improve the college's tutoring services. More
June 13, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will kick off its 33rd Summer Children's Theatre Festival on June 26 with performances of "Jack and his Amazing Multi-Colored Beanstalk." More
June 13, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today issued a news release regarding the swearing in of trustees Dr. Ruede Wheeler and Erica Davis Rouse. More
June 12, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found a way to increase the effectiveness of a widely used cancer drug while decreasing the risk of heart-damaging side effects. More
June 12, 2017 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation will host its 22nd annual golf tournament on October 10 at the Golf Club of Houston. More
June 12, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that five alumni have been named as recipients of the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus award. More
June 12, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted Radney Foster in concert as part of the college's Alvin Live Summer Concert Series. More
June 12, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that researchers have found that intersections with traffic lights in Houston are nine times more likely to see fatal car crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists. More
June 12, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced the launch of its Finish Faster Program, which allows students to take a college-prep course at the same time as a college-level English or math course. More
June 09, 2017 -- The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum recently received a national Bronze Smokey Bear Award during the Southern Group of State Foresters annual meeting in Rogers, Arkansas. More
June 09, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that Jeff Spoeri has been named associate vice president for university advancement. More
June 09, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been re-certified as a Level I Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. More
June 09, 2017 -- The University of Houston System today announced that Ira Blake has been named sole finalist as president of University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
June 09, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host Vax-A-Nation, a mobile meningitis vaccination clinic, for several visits to provide vaccinations. More
June 08, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake and Clear Creek Independent School District recently marked their 15-year dual-language program partnership with a high school graduation ceremony. More
June 08, 2017 -- College of the Mainland recently signed an agreement with Odyssey Academy in League City to lease facilities to accommodate dual credit and academic credit classes. More
June 08, 2017 -- The Texas Farm Bureau today announced that it has presented Shelbi Greaves, a student at Texas A&M University, with the S.M. True Jr. Agricultural Scholar Award. More
June 08, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a decline in residential electricity rates relative to wholesale prices suggests that providers are minimizing costs to meet market demands. More
June 08, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college's Upward Bound program has received a renewed grant through the United States Department of Education. More
June 07, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that neuroscientists with Rice and Baylor College of Medicine have found that simple tasks don't test the human brain's true complexity. More
June 07, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found a protein that could be key in preventing premature cell death. More
June 06, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers with Rice and the Texas Heart Institute have developed a battery-less pacemaker, which receives power from an external battery pack through wireless transmission. More
June 06, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that Philpott Ford and Americom Marketing recently presented LU graduate Fredrick (Fred) Ryans with a new vehicle. More
June 05, 2017 -- Rice University today released the 2017 Seed Accelerator Rankings, a rankings project run by entrepreneurship and management experts from Rice, MIT and the University of Richmond. More
June 05, 2017 -- College of the Mainland recently held commencement ceremonies for 41 graduates of the college's Nursing Program. More
June 05, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that researchers have released a white paper discussing Houston's entrepreneurial climate. More
June 04, 2017 -- Upward Hope Academy Class of 2017 held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 3 at Moody Methodist Church in Galveston. More
June 02, 2017 -- San Jacinto College on Thursday hosted 2017 Teen USA International Queen of Bambuco, Karla Del Mar, and her partner, Yañez Rojas, for a traditional Columbian dance. More
June 02, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Fire Academy recently held graduation and awards ceremonies for 20 of its cadets. More
June 01, 2017 -- Galveston College recently held graduation ceremonies for its 30th Law Enforcement Academy class. More
June 01, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently received a $200,000 donation from Mainland Medical Center Auxiliary to fund scholarships. More
June 01, 2017 -- Pasadena Early College High School recently held commencement ceremonies for 49 students, who received their associate degree before their high school diploma. More
June 01, 2017 -- Galveston College Culinary School graduate and "Cutthroat Kitchen" winner Nancy Manlove recently participated in filming a segment for i45NOW and will appear on "Food Network Star" as a contestant. More
May 31, 2017 -- Texas A&M University today issued a news release regarding the major damage that can be caused by even minor hurricanes. More
May 31, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a commencement ceremony on June 3 for more than 200 graduates from the School of Medicine. More
May 31, 2017 -- Galveston College will host the third annual State of the City event on June 12 at the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing of the college. More
May 31, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that 2017 graduates of the Clear Horizons Early College High School received a total of $4,960,019 in scholarships. More
May 30, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study identifies factors that lead to greater college success. More
May 30, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week approved amendments to the FY2017 Budget to fund various items. More
May 30, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that engineers working to add "muscle sense" to prosthetic limbs found that tactile feedback on the skin allowed blindfolded test subjects to more than double their ability to discern the size of objects grasped with a prosthetic hand. More w/Video
May 26, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has been named recipient of the 2017 Ozzie Award for Excellence in Education from Partners in Leadership. More
May 26, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the United States Library of Congress Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center has accepted the college's Veterans Oral History Project. More
May 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free safety classes in June. More
May 26, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today announced that researchers have found that the Zika virus may have undergone a genetic mutation that enabled it to spread recently. More
May 25, 2017 -- Lamar University will host "Lamar Now and Then", a talk and photography exhibit showing changes at the university through the decades, on May 30. More
May 25, 2017 -- Galveston College recently recognized employees during its Exceptional Service Award Banquet. More
May 25, 2017 -- Alvin Community College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs hosted a graduation ceremony on Tuesday. More
May 25, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host a free career exploration day on June 14 for high school students. More
May 24, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Baylor College of Medicine will receive $2 million through a settlement reached with Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. regarding allegations the company monopolized the market for the drug Acthar. More
May 24, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding the progress of COM President Dr. Warren Nichols in his first 100 days in the position. More
May 24, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will host an Adjunct Job Fair on June 24. More
May 24, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute today reported that approximately half of mayoral elections in six states are unopposed, and unopposed elections are increasing. More
May 24, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that disabled people are not always provided the assistive products that make it easier for them to work. More
May 23, 2017 -- Lone Star College recently received two marketing awards from the Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association. More
May 23, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found how the Ebola virus disables the body's natural immune defenses. More
May 23, 2017 -- Supporters and guests gathered on Friday at the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum, located in Galveston, for its 20th anniversary celebration. More
May 23, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Community Theatre is hosting its production of "Red" through June 4. More
May 23, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the lease of space at Odyssey Academy at 102 East Walker Street in League City. More
May 23, 2017 -- At its annual Youth Empowerment Luncheon, Partnership for the Advancement and Immersion of Refugees (PAIR), raised over $60,000 to continue its work in Houston’s refugee communities. More
May 22, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that Neelesh Mutyala, a student from Sugar Land, has been named as student regent on the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
May 20, 2017 -- John Augelli, executive director of the Rosenberg Library in Galveston, welcomed fellow Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce members and supporters to a business mixer on Thursday. More
May 19, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced that a manufacturing consortium, including Aramark, Marathon-Norco Aerospace, Trane and Vossloh Fastening Systems, has partnered with McLennan Community College to provide job training using a $688,760 TWC Skills Development Fund grant. More
May 19, 2017 -- Galveston College will offer a new version of its Kid's College programs during the summer. More
May 19, 2017 -- College of the Mainland has named Michael McGee as the college's new executive director of human resources. More
May 18, 2017 -- Alvin Community College is offering classes at Shadow Creek High School and the University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland campus. More
May 18, 2017 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today named 10 students as recipients of the Smith-Hutson Scholarship for the fall semester. More
May 18, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday announced that Conor Bracken, assistant director of the university's Writing Center, has been named winner of the Frost Place prize and fellowship. More
May 18, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that COM alumni and employees Kari Drake and Tige Cornelius have been named recipients of awards from Phi Theta Kappa. More
May 18, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college has received three grants through the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education Program. More
May 18, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted Honors Program research presentations for its students. More
May 17, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that those vaccinated against HPV may also be protected against oral forms of cancer caused by HPV infections. More
May 16, 2017 -- College of the Mainland held ceremonies for its 50th anniversary commencement on Saturday, with a total of 850 students receiving degrees. More
May 16, 2017 -- Texas Southern University held its spring commencement exercises on Saturday. More
May 15, 2017 -- Galveston College is offering courses in Nurse Aide, EKG Technician and Certified Phlebotomy Technician. More
May 15, 2017 -- The Galveston County Restaurant Association recently awarded the Francisco "Paco" Vargas Scholarship to Galveston College culinary arts student Iaroslav "Yarik" Golobokov. More
May 15, 2017 -- Alvin Community College hosted commencement ceremonies on Saturday. More
May 15, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that Naomi Halas has been named a recipient of the 2017 Weizmann Women and Science Award from the Weizmann Institute for her contributions to the field of plasmonics. More
May 12, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission recently awarded 18 grants, totaling more than $1.26 million,to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering and math. More
May 11, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has posted a release about a group of scientists discovering new sea life from a submerged cave in Cozumel. More
May 11, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently presented high school scholarships to 51 students. More
May 11, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to reappoint Board Chair Raymond Lewis, Jr. at the college's delegate to the Community College Association of Texas Trustees. More
May 11, 2017 -- University of St. Thomas will host Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, to present the keynote address at the university's commencement ceremony on May 20. More
May 11, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced the winners of the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Symposium for the photography project "Truth by Design: How We Apply Truths to Objects Based on Their Relative Nature." More
May 11, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers studying the habits of fruit fly larvae found that "nature and nurture" do collaborate in determining the behavior of a population. More
May 11, 2017 -- Lamar University's Offices of Undergraduate Research has named Ashwini S. Kucknoor as recipient of the 2017 Faculty Mentor Award. More
May 10, 2017 -- Galveston College's Community Chorale will perform its annual spring concert on Sunday at Moody Methodist Church. More
May 10, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus recently broke ground on a new Health Sciences and Classroom Building. More
May 10, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host COM graduate and veteran Barry Elkins at a commencement ceremony on Saturday to speak about his experiences. More
May 10, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that biology, rather than personal behavior, may be responsible for the link between depression and risk factors for heart disease. More
May 10, 2017 -- University of Houston will host its inaugural "Speaking of Social Justice, Maconda Brown O'Connor Distinguished Lecture" lecture, featuring Matthew Desmond, tonight at the UH Student Theatre More
May 09, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding the results of the May 6 Board of Trustees Election, and the June 17 Runoff Election. More
May 09, 2017 -- University of Houston today reported that researchers have found people who are more intelligent and showed an interest in the arts and sciences during high school are less likely to fall victim to automation. More
May 09, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that chemist Gustavo Scuseria won the 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry S F Boys - A Rahman Award, which recognizes innovative research in the area of computational chemistry. More
May 08, 2017 -- University of St. Thomas in Houston today announced that two students have received $40,000 in scholarships in pursuit of their degrees in music education. More
May 08, 2017 -- Lamar University has announced the speakers for the university's Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies, which take place on Friday and Saturday. More
May 08, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is providing a $780,462 Skills Development Fund grant to Lone Star College to provide job training for construction firm, Webber. More
May 08, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its Spring 2017 Commencement on Saturday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 08, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Tom Iliffe, a professor of marine biology at the university, was recently honored at the Kenneth L. Clinton Awards luncheon for his work with the Marine Biology Mexico Study Abroad Program. More
May 08, 2017 -- Galveston College has announced that faculty member Theron "Bujo" Waddell was recently presented the Liberty Bell Award by the Galveston County Young Lawyer's Association. More
May 07, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today issued a news release regarding the election of Erica Davis Rouse and re-election of Dr. Ruede Wheeler to the college's board of trustees. More
May 06, 2017 -- Lamar University has named Andrew McMahan as director of bands in the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music. More
May 05, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is offering a new IV certification course for pharmacists. More
May 05, 2017 -- Galveston College will host a Small Business Employer Breakfast Forum, featuring representatives from the Texas Workforce Commission, on June 7. More
May 04, 2017 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will hold its spring 2017 graduation ceremony on May 12. More
May 04, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved annual contracts for administrators, faculty and staff members. More
May 03, 2017 -- Rice University's Energy and Environment Initiative and the International Energy Agency, Gas and Oil Technology Collaboration Programme have signed an agreement to work in collaboration with a focus on gas and oil technologies. More
May 03, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston and the Turtle Island Restoration Network's Upper Texas Coast Sea Turtle Patrol recently found its first Kemp's ridley sea turtle for the season. More
May 03, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today awarded 26 grants, totaling $5 million, to public community and technical colleges and school districts for job training in high-demand occupations. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College regents recently approved the annual contracts for administrators, faculty and staff members. More
May 02, 2017 -- The University of St. Thomas has received a $6.5 million contribution that brings it closer to a $100 million endowment. More
May 02, 2017 -- Galveston College today announced that it has been ranked number one community college in Texas for the third consecutive year by Schools.com. More
May 02, 2017 -- University of Houston today that Kyle Williams, a graduate student at the university, has been selected for a graduate student research program by the United States Department of Energy. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation honored the dedication of the space workers at their annual awards banquet on Friday by presenting the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Stellar Awards. More
May 02, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Kim A. Case, a professor of Women's Studies and Psychology at the university, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. More
May 02, 2017 -- Rice University on Monday announced that researchers have succeeded in making "left- and right-handed" versions of a molecular sieve, one of the most-used industrial solid materials. More
May 01, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host its 43rd Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 4. More
May 01, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that a research team lead by UH is working to create immune system cells to make immunotherapy more effective in cancer patients. More
May 01, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that, according to the 2017 Kinder Houston Area Survey, the majority of Houston residents would choose to stay in the city even if given opportunity to move. More
May 01, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the results of a recent survey show that pregnant women are unaware of how the Zika virus can spread. More
May 01, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today issued a news release regarding the college's Board of Trustees election for May 6. More
May 01, 2017 -- Galveston College is now accepting applications for its upcoming Law Enforcement Academy class. More
May 01, 2017 -- Galveston College will host its 50th anniversary graduation ceremony on May 12 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 01, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that Christopher Smith has been named the Baker Institute Advisory Board Fellow in Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy. More
April 28, 2017 -- The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Foundation at Southern Methodist University in Dallas recently made appointments to its board, including naming Victor Pierson, president of Moody National Bank in Galveston, as dean for bankers for 2017-2018. More
April 28, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host its final three free concerts of the semester in early May. More
April 28, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently presented $30,000 in grants and awards. More
April 27, 2017 -- University of Houston will host Bassem Youssef and Jon Gnarr on May 1-2 for "The Power of Political Satire." More
April 27, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its annual President's Tea. More
April 27, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host two commencement ceremonies on May 14. More
April 27, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "Arrested Momentum", an exhibit of ceramics by Marcus Helton, through May 11. More
April 26, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents at their respective universities and a student representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
April 26, 2017 -- Lone Star College has announced that Repsol has presented four students with the college with the 2017 Student Innovation Award. More
April 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free workplace safety classes in May. More
April 25, 2017 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds on Tuesday released a statement regarding the presentation of his Special Prosecutor Bill before the House Committee of Homeland Security & Public Safety. More
April 25, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to accept the 2016 Racial Profiling Compliance Report from COM Police Chief Sylvia Chapa. More
April 25, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study has found that higher costs for complex cancer surgery may be an indicator for worse, rather than better, quality of care. More
April 25, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that Angela Blanchard, Randa Duncan Williams and Armen Orujyan have been elected to the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Board of Advisors. More
April 24, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a team of engineering students recently received a $5,000 prize for their work on the development of a potential "digital cure" for epilepsy. More w/Video
April 24, 2017 -- The Offshore Energy Center is hosting an open house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum on Wednesday, April 26th. Admission is free for the day. More
April 24, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will host a celebration on May 10 to mark the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of the college's Associate Degree Nursing Program. More
April 22, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host a faculty job fair on April 29. More
April 20, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted activities as part of Career Readiness Week. More
April 20, 2017 -- Lone Star College has announced that members of the college's executive staff have been named in the Houston Business Journal's annual 40 under 40 award list. More
April 20, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a contest for the design of its new campus parking permits. More
April 20, 2017 -- Leadership Galveston, a program of Galveston College's Continuing Education Division, recently held a graduation ceremony for its 2017 class. More
April 19, 2017 -- Lone Star College-CyFair's Phi Theta Kappa chapter was recently recognized as the "Most Distinguished Chapter" by the organization. More
April 19, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host a free family fitness day on April 22. More
April 18, 2017 -- San Jacinto College has announced Dr. Lonnie Howard, President at Lamar Institute of Technology, as its commencement ceremony keynote speaker. More
April 18, 2017 -- Galveston College nursing student Elissa Nash was recently awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship. More
April 18, 2017 -- The Lone Star College Foundation will host its 16th annual StarGala on April 29. More
April 18, 2017 -- The Kinder Foundation has awarded a $10.7 million grant to Rice University's Houston Education Research Consortium to expand its work to additional school districts. More
April 18, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Academy Symposium on April 21. More
April 17, 2017 -- The University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance will present Ensemble Dance Works, an annual showcase featuring original dance theatre by faculty and guest artists as performed by the pre-professional dance company, on April 28-30. More
April 17, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers with Rice and Seattle Public University have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. to examine the relationship between faith and work. More
April 17, 2017 -- Guidry News recently met with University of Texas Medical Branch researcher, Mariano Garcia-Blanco, whose team found two particular gene variants that could make a person three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis. More
April 17, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers are mapping a new solution for interior navigational location detection by linking it to existing sensors in mobile devices. More
April 17, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its 13th Annual Research Symposium on Tuesday and Wednesday. More
April 13, 2017 -- Theater majors at College of the Mainland will hark back to the glory days of radio theatre on April 26 with a public show featuring “Flash Gordon” “The Shadow,” “Sgt. Preston of the Yukon” and “Frontier Gentleman” episodes. More
April 13, 2017 -- Lamar University will host an 11-night cruise including the Panama Canal on January 4-15. More
April 13, 2017 -- Galveston College will host its 50th anniversary graduation ceremonies on May 12 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
April 13, 2017 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday announced that Sofia Aguilar, a student in the college's Upward Bound program, has been named a National Hispanic Scholar. More
April 13, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host its third annual veteran fair on April 20 at the COM Student Center. More
April 13, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a proposal to purchase and install modern classroom technology components to develop a laboratory space for various classrooms, for a total project expenditure of $214,652. More
April 12, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the 2017 Emily G. Sutter Symposium: Current Issues in Clinical, Health, and Applied Sciences on April 21. More
April 12, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that students who attended one or two years of Houston Independent School District's pre-K program were significantly more prepared for kingergarten than peers who did not attend. More
April 12, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that the university is joining the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. More
April 11, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that Chris York, a sophomore at the university, has been selected to receive the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. More
April 11, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that Mallik Putcha, a retired software engineer, recently donated a gift to fund the University of Houston System's endowments. More
April 10, 2017 -- Rice University has announced that it is one of three schools the National Institutes of Health awarded a $6.25 million grant to establish the Center for Engineering Complex Tissues. More
April 10, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a Zika vaccine that is in development completely protected mice against the virus after a single vaccination dose. More
April 10, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed simulations that further understanding of how protein fragments influence the fiber aggregation suspected as a cause of Huntington's disease. More
April 10, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that researchers have found that confusion over the Texas voter identification law caused some registered voters to not vote during the 2016 general election. More
April 10, 2017 -- Lamar University today named Jiangjiang (Jane) Liu as its 2017 University Professor and Ann Die-Hasselmo Faculty Scholar. More
April 09, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce presented the 10th Annual Conference for Women on Thursday, April 6, recognizing “Outstanding Texas Women” More
April 09, 2017 -- Rice University on Saturday named Forest Devices from Carnegie Mellon University as the winner of the 2017 Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 07, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that several of its paralegal students were recently inducted into the Lambda Epsilon Chi national honor society founded by the American Association for Paralegal Education. More
April 07, 2017 -- Texas Southern University recently hosted its Honors Day Convocation ceremony for high performing students. More
April 06, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that its nursing programs were recently recognized for excellence by the Community for Accredited Online Schools. More
April 06, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Black Violin in concert on Sunday. More
April 05, 2017 -- Lamar University on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. More
April 05, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host a series of free concerts this month featuring the college's Jazz, Guitar and Saxophone Ensembles. More
April 05, 2017 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business will host "Will Millenials Ever Outearn Their Parents?", a panel discussion, on April 11. More
April 05, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed a Marburg virus treatment that is effective five days after infection in tests on nonhuman primates. More w/Video
April 05, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that bioengineering students are building a device that can assist people who have impaired sensation in their feet to stay upright and avoid falls. More
April 04, 2017 -- Alvin Community College has joined The Red Flag Campaign in an effort to help prevent dating violence. More
April 04, 2017 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner on Tuesday released a statement regarding the passage of Senate Bill 19, a bill to limit tuition growth at public universities and tie future tuition increases to performance. More
April 04, 2017 -- Lone Star College and University of Houston-Downtown recently agreed to extend and expand program agreements to make it easier for students to transfer between the two institutions. More
April 03, 2017 -- Texas Southern University's Department of Aviation Science and Technology recently became a Federal Aviation Administration approved flight program. More
April 03, 2017 -- Galveston College will host the Galveston Ball High Student Art Exhibition, which opens on April 4 at the college's Fine Arts Gallery. More
April 03, 2017 -- Lamar University will host Charlotte Jones Anderson, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president and chief brand officer, on Tuesday as part of the Academic Lecture Series. More
April 03, 2017 -- Galveston College today issued a news release regarding Gabriela Zepeda has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. More
April 03, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from Baker Botts, LLP to host an annual energy conference for key industry and government stakeholders. More
April 01, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake on Friday hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for two new buildings. More
March 31, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is accepting applications for the ExxonMobil Community College Petrochemical Initiative Scholarship. More
March 31, 2017 -- Texas Mutual Insurance Company has awarded a $100,000 grant to Lamar Institute of Technology to establish a safety institute to provide workplace safety courses for local employers, workers and the general public. More
March 31, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today issued a news release on the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce naming Dr. Donna Lang, Associate Vice President for Academic Operations, as an outstanding Texas woman at the 10th Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference. More
March 31, 2017 -- Alvin Community College on Thursday hosted its "Amazing Race to College" event. More
March 31, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William Staples recently recognized student leaders during a luncheon for the Student Government Association. More
March 31, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a team of freshmen with the university recently designed an aid for prosthetic patients. More w/Video
March 30, 2017 -- San Jacinto College will host a presentation by history professor and Army veteran Mike Guardia on the life and leadership of U.S. Army Lieutenant General Harold "Hal" Moore on April 12. More
March 30, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will host an "Evening of Jazz", a free concert on Saturday to kick off Jazz Appreciation Month. More
March 30, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that Richard Baraniuk has been awarded a five-year fellowship by the Defense Department to provide funding for "blue sky" research. More
March 30, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to amend the college's order of election for May 6 to update polling locations. More
March 29, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that professor Jana Willis was selected as one of five National Outstanding Educators, in addition to being named Texas Educator of the Year, by the national environmental education program Project Learning Tree. More
March 29, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's 50 Plus Program will host a trip along the Danube River to Vienna in December and a trip along the California coast in July. More
March 29, 2017 -- Lamar University will host "Discover Engineering", a free community event for young students, on April 8 at the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum. More
March 29, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education on April 3-4 at the Hotel Galvez. More
March 28, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College regents recently approved a contract with Victory Insurance for college property, general liability, equipment and cyber liability. More
March 28, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college's Process Technology Program has been endorsed by the North American Process Technology Alliance. More
March 28, 2017 -- University of Houston will host a statewide educational conference on Mexican-American studies in Texas public schools on Friday and Saturday. More
March 28, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today provided tips from students regarding how to transfer from a community college to a university. More
March 27, 2017 -- Two University of Texas Medical Branch researchers recently spoke with Guidry News about how they uncovered a mechanism in a Zika virus lineage that could help unravel how it causes microcephaly. More
March 27, 2017 -- Lone Star College will host its 14th annual International Education Conference, focusing on Cuba, on April 21. More
March 27, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today named political consultants David Axelrod and Karl Rove as honorary directors of the first conference of the institute's Presidential Elections Program. More
March 26, 2017 -- Texas A&M Galveston students planted 100 young trees in Galveston on Saturday. The Sea Aggie volunteers were enlisted by The Galveston Island Tree Conservancy to help in their seventh annual Neighborwoods program. More
March 24, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone. More
March 23, 2017 -- Lone Star College was selected as a Voter Friendly Campus by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. More
March 23, 2017 -- The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series will feature Charlotte Jones Anderson, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president and chief brand officer, on April 4. More
March 23, 2017 -- Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick on Thursday joined industry experts, academics and public officials at the Texas A&M University 2017 Energy Law Symposium to discuss future opportunities and challenges for the United States and global energy industry. More
March 23, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Mainland Chorale will perform its "Prelude to Europe" concert on March 31 at St. John's United Methodist Church before leaving for a performance tour of Europe. More
March 23, 2017 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will kick off its production of "Moon Over Buffalo" tonight. More
March 23, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found a new gene interaction associated with increased risk of multiple sclerosis. More
March 23, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Sam Brody, professor of Marine Sciences and director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, has been selected as part of the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows. More
March 23, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that the growth of freestanding emergency departments in Texas has been accompanied by an increase in use at relatively high prices that lead to sizable out-of-pocket costs to patients. More
March 23, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that Associate Vice Chancellor Linda Head has been named as one of "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2016" by Houston Women Magazine. More
March 22, 2017 -- Lamar University has announced the inaugural recipients of the College of Engineering Faculty Fellowship Program. More
March 22, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that LBC Tank Terminals has pledged $200,000 to the college's foundation in support of scholarships, program equipment and facilities support. More
March 22, 2017 -- The Galveston College Whitecaps softball team scored its 700th victory on Monday. More
March 22, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Mexican government to allow more Mexican students to pursue graduate degrees and postdoctoral exchange at the university. More
March 22, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host groundbreaking ceremonies for new buildings at its campus on Bay Area Boulevard and the Pearland Campus. More
March 22, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that more women are requesting BRCA gene testing associated with certain types of cancers, but that despite an increase in testing many carriers of gene mutations remain undetected. More
March 21, 2017 -- Hundreds of Texas A&M Galveston students will be participating in the 23rd annual Big Event across Galveston on March 25. More
March 21, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Mary Young has been named acting chief of police. More
March 21, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have proposed crushing electronic waste into nanodust as a form of recycling. More
March 20, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that a writing and mentoring program by students at its Honors College has helped improve state academic readiness test scores for 7th grade students at KIPP Intrepid Preparatory School in Houston's East End. More
March 20, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Judy Smith, president of strategic and crisis communication firm Smith & Company will serve as keynote speaker for "The Maroon & Gray Affair" fundraiser on April 29. More
March 20, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Chef Leslie Bartosh, director of the college's Culinary Arts Program, has been awarded the Silver Star of Excellence at the Southwest Chapter of Chaine des Rotisseurs. More
March 15, 2017 -- San Jacinto College has announced its upcoming summer activity camps for children of all ages. More
March 15, 2017 -- Galveston College will host a career fair and transfer day on March 22. More
March 14, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today issued a news release regarding being named a Rising Star recipient by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence. More
March 14, 2017 -- The Aspen Institute today recognized San Jacinto College, a finalist for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, with a Rising Star award for improving student completion. More
March 14, 2017 -- Lamar University will host its annual "Le Grand Bal" fundraising gala on March 25. More
March 13, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced its first award through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to Suresh K. Bhavnani to develop a new visual analytical method to automatically identify patient subgroups in large datasets and test whether those subgroups can help improve the prediction of hospital readmission in the elderly. More
March 13, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has been selected as one of seven higher education institutions in the country to serve as a mentor college through the Federation for Student Success. More
March 13, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Samuel Kanu, a student majoring in Electrical/Computer Engineering and Mathematics, has been selected to join the Apple HBCU Scholars Program. More
March 13, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study has found that "preventable" asthma attacks among schoolchildren in Houston costs millions in health care dollars over 10 years. More
March 13, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that symptoms of depression, drinking alcohol or using marijuana was linked to increased risk of using synthetic marijuana substances in teenagers. More
March 11, 2017 -- University of Houston on Friday announced that researchers at its College of Optometry have received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Health's National Eye Institute to develop a means to prevent nearsightedness. More
March 10, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college's North Harris campus has received a $287,845 grant to implement a fast-track, non-credit pipefitting program. More
March 10, 2017 -- Lamar University will host a free community event on April 8 for young students interested in engineering. More
March 09, 2017 -- Galveston College has announced that the Moody Methodist Permanent Endowment Fund awarded $600,000 to the GC Foundation. More
March 09, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has named Kathryn I. Matthew as interim associate vice president for Academic Affairs. More
March 09, 2017 -- College of the Mainland piano student Greta Glasscock recently performed with the Galveston Symphony Orchestra. More
March 09, 2017 -- Alvin Community College partnered with the Alvin Museum Society to develop an application to provide text information and audio recordings on smart phones for exhibits at the Alvin and Lake Jackson museums. More
March 09, 2017 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced that its nursing program has been officially reclassified as the UH College of Nursing by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
March 09, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to engage the architectural firm of EYP to develop conceptual drawings for instructional buildings at the main campus for Health Sciences and Nursing Programs and a building at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. More
March 09, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that it has been awarded a $3.2 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation to study the effects of major fiscal policies. More
March 08, 2017 -- The Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference recently hosted visitors from around the globe to join forces in relieving the human suffering in war-torn and developing nations. More
March 08, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new issue brief suggests that an overhaul of the country's drug policy is "long overdue". More
March 07, 2017 -- St. Martinville extends an invitation to the reopening of the Acadian Memorial and celebrate the 13th annual Acadian Memorial Heritage Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès and St. Martinville’s Bicentennial More
March 07, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has been named a Top 25 College for Hispanics by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine. More
March 07, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Space Center Orthodontics has donated $400 for student scholarships. More
March 07, 2017 -- Lamar University recently hosted its annual "A Dinner and Conversation", an evening of networking and career exploration for students with successful alumni in their field of study. More
March 07, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Sam Brody, professor of Marine Sciences and director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, has been appointed to a committee to study and draft a report on urban flooding. More
March 06, 2017 -- Former Galveston County Constable Clint Wayne Brown and supporters on Saturday hosted a community event in Galveston in honor of Guy Taylor, who passed away on February 7, 2017. More
March 06, 2017 -- Galveston College on Saturday held a dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting for Bernard Davis Field in recognition of anniversaries for the college and the Whitecaps baseball team. More
March 06, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college's Speech and Debate Team recently won the 2017 State Title Championship during the Texas Community College Forensics Association State Tournament. More
March 06, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a statistics method developed by researchers helps reveal details about the internal workings of the brains of epilepsy patients. More
March 04, 2017 -- The local Texas Navy group in Galveston hosted a welcoming ceremony on Thursday, March 2, honoring three area residents who recently completed a rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean. More
March 02, 2017 -- Texas A&M University Galveston will help host the Fifth Annual Maritime Security East Conference. More
March 02, 2017 -- College of the Mainland announced that three employees of a Galveston-based electric company are receiving free training through a grant at the college to advance their careers. More
March 02, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that scientists are studying a new path forward toward developing controlled nuclear fusion. More
March 02, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new report recommends treating increased use of synthetic cannabinoids as a public health issue to curb their use. More
March 01, 2017 -- Texas State Senator Borris Miles has released a statement pertaining to the University of Texas System's decision not to proceed with the development of a local campus in Houston. More
March 01, 2017 -- Lamar Institute of Technology and the Beaumont Foundation of America today announced plans to award four Jon M. Huntsman Sr. Scholarships in August to first-time students pursuing degrees in Process Operating Technology. More
February 28, 2017 -- Texas Southern University will host The Maroon & Gray Affair, a gala to raise funds for student scholarships, on April 29 in Houston. More
February 28, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that three candidates have filed for two board positions on the May 6 election ballot. More
February 28, 2017 -- Galveston College and Prairie View A&M University will host "Food Science Pathways: A SPECA Planning Conference" on June 5 at Galveston College. More
February 27, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will co-host the first annual Greater Houston Area STEM Conference on March 4. More
February 27, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved a softball fieldhouse project. More
February 27, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to accept a $100,000 donation from Texas Mutual Insurance Company. More
February 27, 2017 -- The Gulf Coast Safety Institute at College of the Mainland will host free workplace accident prevention classes in March. More
February 27, 2017 -- Galveston College today announced that the Moody Endowment has provided $85,000 in funding to the college's radiography program to update and replace program equipment. More
February 24, 2017 -- University of St. Thomas in Houston today announced that Dr. Beena George, dean of the Cameron School of Business, has been named one of Houston Woman Magazine's 50 Most Influential Women of 2016. More
February 24, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's Maritime Technology and Training Center was recently selected by American Commercial Barge Line to deliver the Rose Point Electronic Charting System. More
February 24, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's Licensed Veteran Nursing program was recently ranked in the top 20 in Texas by Practicalnursing.org. More
February 24, 2017 -- University of Houston will host the 58th Annual Science Engineering Fair of Houston on Saturday. More
February 23, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that psychologists have developed a new method for analyzing brain activity that may help better understand the impact of strokes. More
February 23, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's maritime program will provide training and re-certification for employees of Point Comfort Towing, Inc. More
February 23, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the H1-B Gulf Coast Ready to Work Grant has provided free job training for under-employed and unemployed students to find work. More
February 22, 2017 -- Galveston College recently held a raffle in celebration of Financial Aid Month. More
February 22, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that it has signed an articulation agreement with Grambling State University in Louisiana. More
February 22, 2017 -- College of the Mainland English professor Bernie Smiley traveled, using his visit to more than 60 countries to teach his classes. More
February 22, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently hosted the ninth annual regional Science Olympiad tournament. More
February 21, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading Project has created another library of children’s books in the newest Habitat for Humanity home in Pasadena. More
February 21, 2017 -- Lone Star College recently hosted the 41st annual Community Colleges for International Development conference. More
February 21, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study suggests that researchers planning to use a genome-editing system to produce designer bacteria may need to account for the dynamic evolution of the microbial immune system. More
February 20, 2017 -- Lamar University has announced that a team comprised of four senior mechanical engineering students earned two awards in the Shell Hack-a-Truck competition in California. More
February 20, 2017 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a new study finds that iron particles coming form hydrothermal vents along volcanic mountain ridges in the ocean can persist for more than 2,500 miles across the Pacific. More
February 20, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Perry Homes has donated $30,000 to the San Jacinto College Foundation in support of student scholarships. More
February 20, 2017 -- University of Houston's Graduate College of Social Work recently led an effort to compile a report addressing youth homelessness, which will be used as a resource for lawmakers during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. More
February 20, 2017 -- Lamar University's College of Business recently received accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More
February 17, 2017 -- Galveston College has issued a release about an interlocal agreement the Galveston Community College District entered with Galveston County regarding law enforcement. More
February 17, 2017 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that scientists found that smoking played a role in preventing anemia in a man who carries the mutation. More
February 17, 2017 -- College of the Mainland recently launched Biology 1 for Non-Majors, a new option for students wanting a hands-on science credit in a more relaxed setting. More
February 17, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday held a ceremony to break ground on the second phase of its Academic Complex. More
February 17, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday broke ground on the second phase of its Academic Complex project. More
February 17, 2017 -- University of Houston's Center for Sight Enhancement will host its Eye Expo on March 4. More
February 16, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have uncovered the mechanisms that the Zika virus uses to alter brain development. More
February 16, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will begin offering the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Care and Education in fall 2017. More
February 16, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a conference to provide local instructors in colleges and high schools with methods to improve classroom instruction. More
February 16, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's Maritime Technology and Training Center has announced that it is offering a variety of United States Coast Guard-approved maritime training courses in the spring. More
February 15, 2017 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday announced that its Emergency Medical Technology Program has been awarded accreditation through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions. More
February 15, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a program by the university's 360° Institute for Global Health to increase survival rates for infants born in Africa has been selected as a semi-finalist for the MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change global competition. More
February 15, 2017 -- The MacArthur Foundation today announced that eight projects have been selected as semi-finalists for the foundation's $100 million grant through the 100&Change competition. More
February 15, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that a new study examining the relationship between cancer tests and sexual orientation shows that lesbian women are less likely than heterosexual and bisexual women to get a timely pap smear. More
February 14, 2017 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today released a report regarding Houston's streetlight distribution. More
February 13, 2017 -- Lamar University has announced that nine faculty members in the JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing have been awarded the Texas Organization for Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education Excellence in Research Award. More
February 13, 2017 -- Monte Pettitt, director of the Sealy Center for Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics at the University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston recently met with Guidry News Service to discuss a grant to train an elite group of future medical leaders. More
February 13, 2017 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative will host the Women in Industry 2017 conference on Friday at the South Shore Harbor Resort in League City. More
February 13, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have developed a conductive graphene foam reinforced by carbon nanotubes that is strong, can be shaped, and is highly conductive. More w/Video
February 13, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that young adults who carried firearms in the past year were more likely to misuse substances and drink heavily. More
February 12, 2017 -- Texas A&M at Galveston, in partnership with the University of Texas Medical Branch and Galveston College, hosted the 35th annual Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday. More
February 10, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted a two-day bilingual conference titled, “Culturally Responsive Counseling with Latinx - Our Past, Our Present, Our Future". More
February 10, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Houston regional Model Arab League February 17-19. More
February 10, 2017 -- The Mexico Center at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has released a new paper focusing on Mexico's energy reform. More
February 10, 2017 -- Galveston College will present William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" on February 24-25. More
February 10, 2017 -- Lone Star College students recently visited Austin for Texas Community College Day. More
February 09, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has awarded two business students the College of Business William E. Shock Scholarship. More
February 09, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that two students in the college's Licensed Vocational Nursing Program recently received awards during their graduation. More
February 09, 2017 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today announced that Donald Galloway, chief of staff for the forest service, was awarded the 2017 Regents Fellow Service Award from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
February 09, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that engineers are studying how oil and gas molecules, water and rocks interact at the nanoscale in an effort to enhance methods to characterize deposits and potential for extraction. More
February 09, 2017 -- San Jacinto College will host a debate between Apollo 7 pilot Colonel Walter Cunningham and Houston Museum of Natural Science anthropology curator Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout on the severity of climate change on February 23 at the South Campus. More
February 09, 2017 -- Galveston College Regents, staff and students recently celebrated Texas Community College Student Day at the state capitol in Austin. More
February 09, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Galveston County for law enforcement services for the college. More
February 08, 2017 -- Galveston College will host marine researcher Emma Hickerson on March 7 as part of its 2016-2017 lecture series. More
February 08, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that it was recently ranked in the top 20 most affordable online nursing master's degree programs by College Choice. More
February 08, 2017 -- Lone Star College will host immigration workshops February 20-24 at various campuses to discuss the situation involving an executive order that had been issued by President Donald Trump prohibiting immigration from seven countries. More
February 08, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that four new members have been named as Student Ambassadors for the 2017 Spring Semester. More
February 07, 2017 -- Texas Southern University recently honored Keven Warren, chief operating officer for the Minnesota Vikings, with the inaugural Pioneer Award. More
February 07, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute recently received a $100,000 donation from Texas Mutual Insurance to fund free safety workshops to professionals in all industries. More
February 06, 2017 -- Lamar University's Center for History and Culture is accepting applications through March 24 for one-year fellowship positions. More
February 06, 2017 -- Alvin Community College students in the dual credit program recently had their artwork featured at an exhibit at the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston. More
February 06, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that inflammation brought on by white blood cells can play a role in head trauma-induced vision loss. More
February 06, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found that a bacterium found in a coal mine fire could aid in improving the effectiveness of some drugs. More w/Video
February 06, 2017 -- College of the Mainland Police Department recently named Sergeant Vanessa Walker as COM Police Officer of the Year. More
February 06, 2017 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today met with University of St. Thomas President Robert Ivany. More
February 05, 2017 -- Lamar University recently awarded a David Beck Fellowship to student Natalie Sfeir, who hopes to work to remove communication barriers for those with dementia. More
February 04, 2017 -- Sam Houston State University has announced plans to offer language and culture classes at its campus in The Woodlands. More
February 03, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently received two grants from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide workforce training for the community. More
February 02, 2017 -- Lone Star College recently awarded scholarships at its 24th annual Chancellor's Breakfast. More
February 02, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Captain Joseph J.W. Klenczar, captain of the university's training ship, General Rudder, passed away on Monday. More
February 01, 2017 -- Lamar University's Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities will host an Open House at the John Gray Center on February 18. More
February 01, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Police Academy recently graduated 31 cadets from its Fall 2016 class. More
January 31, 2017 -- Galveston College will host the Galveston Reads group on Wednesday, featuring a discussion with Jan Jarboe Russell, author of "The Train to Crystal City". More
January 31, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to finalize the appointment of Dr. Warren Nichols as college president. More
January 31, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Dr. Warren Nichols has formally been named the college's next president, and will start his position on February 13. More
January 31, 2017 -- San Jacinto College will hold an election on May 6 to elect two positions on the college's board of trustees. More
January 30, 2017 -- Galveston College will host a leadership luncheon and panel discussion on Friday to kick-off the Male Success Initiative. More
January 30, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that new research finds that the shift to tighter physician-hospital integration is more complex than expected. More
January 27, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy has been ranked among the top five university-affiliated think tanks in the world. More
January 26, 2017 -- Lamar University will present a guest artist recital, featuring Christopher Adkins, principal cellist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, on Friday. More
January 26, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that it has received approval from the state to launch an Education Research Center to improve student outcomes and strengthen the workforce. More
January 26, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will host a Texas Success Initiative boot camp in February and April. More
January 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will kick off its production of "Lost in Yonkers" tonight at COM Community Theatre. More
January 26, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Actors from The London Stage for performances of "Romeo and Juliet" on March 9-11. More
January 25, 2017 -- The San Jacinto College baseball team recently celebrated the opening of its new training center. More
January 25, 2017 -- Texas State Senator Borris Miles has raised concerns about the names brought forward by Texas Governor Greg Abbott for the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
January 25, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that, according to a new paper, Mexico's energy reform can benefit from the development of the petroleum sector in Latin America. More
January 25, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that interim Police Chief Allen Hill has been sworn in as permanent police chief. More
January 25, 2017 -- Galveston College, in partnership with Texas A&M University at Galveston and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, will host the Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair on February 11. More
January 24, 2017 -- The Texas State University System today announced that it has established the Chancellor's Faculty Fellowship Program, an effort to find innovative strategies to improve student success. More
January 24, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that an audit of the college's finances by Whitley Penn has resulted in no recommendations or findings of issues. More
January 23, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today reappointed two members and named one new appointment to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
January 23, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Captain Michael J. Rodriguez has been selected as the superintendent of the Texas A&M Maritime Academy. More
January 23, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed two members and reappointed one to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents. More
January 23, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed three members to the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
January 23, 2017 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music's Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra will perform free concerts on February 3 and 4. More
January 23, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that analysis by experts finds that dormant parts of the United States shale oil sector will "ramp up" if oil prices stabilize at or above $60 per barrel. More
January 20, 2017 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently approved waiving tuition and fees for Dual Credit courses at Shadow Creek High School and all Alvin ISD Career and Technical education courses. More
January 20, 2017 -- The North Houston Regional Center for Economic Development, a division of Lone Star College, has announced Elizabeth Balderrama as interim director. More
January 20, 2017 -- San Jacinto College has been selected as one of 12 community colleges to participate in a national credentialing program for retail workers. More
January 20, 2017 -- Lamar University's Reaud Honors College students recently attended a trip to Belize to study sustainability in tropical areas. More
January 20, 2017 -- College of the Mainland students will host a celebration on January 26 by reprising excerpts from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speeches. More
January 20, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will host Lilian Gordon, a Holocaust survivor and writer, on February 16 to speak about her experiences. More
January 20, 2017 -- The Center for Risk Management at the College of the Mainland will host no-cost classes in maintaining an effective lockout/tagout program and workplace violence prevention. More
January 20, 2017 -- The Lone Star College Police Department recently held a ceremony to promote two new captains and six new sergeants. More
January 20, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have discovered that hydrogen sulfide may be effective in fighting highly infectious diseases such as the influenza virus, Ebola virus, and Rift Valley fever virus, among others. More
January 19, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has issued a news release on the appointment of Colonel Michael E. Fossum, former astronaut and a Texas A&M University graduate, as a vice president and as chief operating officer of the Galveston campus. More
January 19, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a free, two-day bilingual counseling conference on January 27-28. More
January 19, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have found a means to extract radioactivity from water, which could help purify contaminated water stored after the Fukushima nuclear plant accident. More
January 18, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake is inviting the public to visit its art gallery to get a glimpse of Houston’s vibrant art scene in the new exhibition, “Reflecting/Reimagining: Selections from Glassell School of Art Studio School Faculty Members.” More
January 18, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today sent a message announcing to its membership on behalf of Texas A&M University at Galveston Provost & Executive Vice President Dr. Karan L. Watson that Colonel Michael E. Fossum, a former astronaut, has been appointed new vice president and chief operating officer of the university campus. More
January 18, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has signed a clinical affiliation agreement with Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas. More
January 18, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released policy recommendations for President-elect Donald Trump's administration. More
January 18, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has received a AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor's Ratings Service. More
January 17, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with UTMB and the New York State Department of Health's Wadsworth Center have developed a new detection test for the Zika virus. More
January 17, 2017 -- Texas Southern University will host "Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame", a 6,000 square foot traveling exhibit, beginning January 30. More
January 17, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the university is launching a research program with the French Government to improve the ability to predict the movement and severity of seaweed landings on beaches from the Caribbean islands to the Gulf Coast. More
January 13, 2017 -- Rice University recently assumed a role in a new $250 million robotics manufacturing institute. More
January 13, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that nine students who received funding through the Texas Public Education Grant have received certifications as Certified Nurse Aides. More
January 12, 2017 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept a $99,429 grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the Coastal Culinary: Exploring Food Narratives Project. More
January 12, 2017 -- Galveston College today announced that it has received grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the college's "Coastal Culinary: Tasting Food Narratives" project. More
January 12, 2017 -- Lone Star College has announced that it is offering grants for students seeking fast-track training for certifications for in-demand careers. More
January 12, 2017 -- Lamar University will hold several events, including a candlelight service and a panel discussion, next week in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. More
January 11, 2017 -- Lone Star College today announced that six of the college's professors have been named recipients of the 2016 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. More
January 11, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that Wei Li, a physicist at the university, has been awarded a Presidential Early Career Award by the White House. More
January 11, 2017 -- Guidry News Service met recently with Dr. David Niesel, chief research officer with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who highlighted the pursuits and accomplishments of his colleagues in 2016, including progress that Galveston National Laboratory researchers have made in their fight against the Zika virus. More
January 09, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that the college's bond rating has been upgraded to AA by financial information services firm Fitch Ratings. More
January 09, 2017 -- Texas Southern University today announced that the university has been awarded a $3.3 million grant from the Kellogg Foundation for the expansion of the HBCU Gulf Coast Equity Consortium. More
January 09, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's South Campus will host Lithic, an interactive art exhibition featuring a collection of ancient stone tools from the Houston Museum of Natural Science's permanent collection, January 17 through February 17. More
January 09, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that Wendy Kopp, Carolyn Miles and David Rhodes have been named to the university's Doerr Institute for New Leaders advisory board. More
January 06, 2017 -- San Jacinto College and the Pasadena Independent School District will host the third annual Family Engagement Academy on January 10. More
January 06, 2017 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Respiratory Care Director Marby McKinney and interim Dean of Arts and Sciences John Matula have been nominated for the League of Innovation in the Community Colleges' John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. More
January 06, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Dr. Warren Nichols, who had been selected as sole finalist for president in December but had initially turned down the offer, has reconsidered and will move forward to take the position. More
January 05, 2017 -- The John Sealy Hospital and John Sealy Annex at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston were evacuated on Wednesday following a fire at a construction zone in the facility. More
January 04, 2017 -- Lamar University today announced that it has received a grant to provide free tax assistance to the community through the university's outreach program. More
January 04, 2017 -- Texas Southern University will host pro football Hall of Fame members Kenny Houston and Aeneas Williams for "Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame", an exhibit opening January 30. More
January 03, 2017 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release regarding its Interpersonal Communications course, which assists students in learning conflict resolution. More
January 03, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will host the "Across the Curriculum Conference" on February 10 to discuss new methods for teaching core courses. More
January 03, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that researchers are studying the plasticity of concrete in order to make it stronger and able to deform without cracking under stress. More
January 02, 2017 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university has received $10 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stop the spread of vector-borne diseases. More
December 27, 2016 -- College of the Mainland students and employees recently hosted a holiday toy drive for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. More
December 24, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Science Club and biology students recently donated socks for residents at the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
December 22, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has posted a news release about its Gen-One Program. More
December 22, 2016 -- Lamar University has named Mike Schultz head football coach. More
December 22, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that it is launching a new degree program in Information Technology in the 2017 fall semester. More
December 22, 2016 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that Dr. Rachel Garcia has been nominated for the Minnie Piper award. More
December 21, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday reminded Texans that the application deadline for Texas Match the Promise Foundation scholarship awards is December 31. More
December 21, 2016 -- The Lone Star College Foundation announced that its StarGala 2017 is set for April 29. More
December 21, 2016 -- San Jacinto College has recently graduated 167 students with their associate degrees in nursing. More
December 21, 2016 -- Lone Star College's Law Enforcement Academy on Tuesday held a graduation ceremony for 41 cadets. More
December 21, 2016 -- The Galveston College Nuclear Medicine Club recently held a food drive to benefit the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
December 20, 2016 -- Lone Star College is inviting active adults age 50-plus to enroll in its Academy for Lifelong Learning. More
December 20, 2016 -- Rice University has announced that former astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison will deliver the 2017 commencement address for the university's graduating class in May. More
December 20, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host astronaut and retired Marine Corps Colonel Walter Cunningham on January 5 as part of the "Visions in Our Midst" Distinguished Speaker Series. More
December 19, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers have created a new material that provides clues about the microscopic origins of high-temperature superconductivity. More
December 19, 2016 -- Lamar University recently presented six students with the Plummer Award, recognizing them as the top graduates, during the December commencement ceremonies. More
December 19, 2016 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music today announced plans to break ground on a new music and opera building in September 2017. More
December 16, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of experts has created a new "deep learning" method that enables computers to learn about the visual world largely on their own. More
December 16, 2016 -- Galveston College today announced that it has received a $99,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More
December 16, 2016 -- College of the Mainland students and employees recently collected toys for donation to the Toys for Tots program. More
December 16, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake announced that Professor of Women's Studies and Psychology Kim case recently addressed policymakers in Washington, D.C. regarding social justice issues. More
December 15, 2016 -- San Jacinto College is holding registration for its 2017 spring semester. More
December 14, 2016 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation has announced that its $1 million scholarship endowment is now complete. More
December 14, 2016 -- ­The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $6.6 million grant to take part in a national project that will analyze what molecular changes occur in people as a result of physical activity. More
December 13, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake's Capt. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services recently held a gift drive and wrapping event for service members in Afghanistan and Houston's Camp Hope and Fisher House. More
December 13, 2016 -- San Jacinto College has reported that the 21st annual San Jacinto College Foundation Golf Tournament raised $245,000 for student scholarships. More
December 13, 2016 -- An enthusiastic audience of well-wishers turned out today on the campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston for a groundbreaking ceremony for a waterfront events pavilion and amphitheater. More
December 13, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently held its graduation ceremony for the 107th Law Enforcement Academies. More
December 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has reported that its employees donated more than 1,000 pounds of food to the Galveston County Food Bank. More
December 12, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland board of trustees has named Warren Nichols the school's lone presidential finalist. More
December 12, 2016 -- Jeff Temple of the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston talked to Guidry News recently about efforts to bring the Fourth R program to area middle schools. More
December 12, 2016 -- Rice University astronomers and their colleagues have for the first time mapped gases in three dark rings around a distant star. More
December 12, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a waterfront events pavilion and amphitheater on campus. More
December 09, 2016 -- Several Lone Star College students were recently awarded the Dr. Linda Stegall Excellence in Education Endowment scholarship. More
December 09, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host an OSHA 10-Hour Class on January 31 and February 1. More
December 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College administrators and staff members recently attended the Pathways Institute, a program to help students seeking to obtain degrees or certifications. More
December 06, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently conducted a study which determined that the consumption of lean, high-quality proteins like soy can help prevent sarcopenia in men ages 55-75. More
December 06, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that students Tyler Fayad and Mackenzie Land have been nominated for awards through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for their performances in "C.O.M. Wasn't Build in a Day." More
December 06, 2016 -- The University of Houston System today announced that Juan Sanchez Muñoz has been named sole finalist for President of University of Houston-Downtown. More
December 05, 2016 -- Lamar University on Friday hosted a dedication ceremony for the Wayne A. Reaud Building. More
December 02, 2016 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum on the campus of Lamar University will mark the 116th anniversary of the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop with a day packed with re-enactments, activities, craft demonstrations and entertainment on January 7. More
December 02, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that the university has signed an agreement with Siam Technology College in Bangkok, Thailand to further collaborate in offering two dual degree programs. More
December 02, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host live radio theatre performances December 8 and December 15. More
December 01, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found how the Ebola virus disables the human immune system. More
December 01, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Beth Hammett has been named the college's online teacher of the year. More
December 01, 2016 -- Galveston College has announced that it will offer a 16-week course in pipefitting in January. More
December 01, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that research finds that integrated energy markets throughout North America, including Mexico, could experience a rapid transformation due to an unconventional hydrocarbon "revolution" taking place in the United States. More
December 01, 2016 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that researchers are studying a drug currently used to treat Type 2 diabetes that possibly could be used to deconstruct the protective walls of tumors. More
December 01, 2016 -- The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will host its annual holiday sale on December 7. More
November 30, 2016 -- Lone Star College today reported that the college's police department has completed an investigation into a November 17 911 hoax call made by a minor. More
November 30, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that AffordableColleges.com has recognized the university's online master degree programs as the most affordable in the nation. More
November 29, 2016 -- Texas Southern University has announced that Kenneth "Ken" Huewitt has been named its new Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. More
November 29, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host free AIDS testing for the public on Thursday in observance of World AIDS Day. More
November 29, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that a team of researchers with the university's Conrad H. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management has received a $50,000 prize to start a business to commercialize innovative smartphone/tablet based food safety training tools. More
November 29, 2016 -- Alvin Community College on Monday welcomed the Mexican Consulate on campus. More
November 28, 2016 -- Alvin Community College today announced that Casey Bodine-Preston, a student at the college, has recently been named an All-Star Intern for the Foster Club in recognition of his advocacy for foster care education. More
November 28, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Mary Anne Elliott, a student in the college's 50 plus program, recently received first place in photography at the Galveston Art League's juried art show in Texas City. More
November 28, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a group of researchers is developing terpenes, a product of pine trees, as an environmentally friendly and cost-effective chemical reagent. More
November 28, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that students Linda Pham and Kay-Alana Turner have been awarded Gilman scholarships for study abroad. More
November 28, 2016 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department recently received awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Texas I Festival. More
November 26, 2016 -- Texas 4-H recently hosted its One Day 4-H statewide community service initiative, with youth from clubs participating in more than 150 projects benefiting more than 100,000 Texans. More
November 23, 2016 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will perform in a free holiday concert on Monday. More
November 23, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host commencement ceremonies on December 11 at NRG Park. More
November 23, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host public forums next week with each of the college's four top candidates for COM president. More
November 22, 2016 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted "Pay It Forward Day" to encourage students to get involved in a cause. More
November 22, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week approved adjustments to the college's tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 school year. More
November 22, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its 17th Annual Foundation Gala. More
November 22, 2016 -- Galveston College was recently ranked the number one community college in Texas, for the second year in a row, by Schools.com. More
November 21, 2016 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner on Monday reintroduced legislation to make higher education more affordable for middle-class Texans by controlling cost growth at public universities in Texas. More
November 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host a no-cost class on December 2 to help organizations and businesses create safer work spaces. More
November 21, 2016 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researcher Dr. Ashok Kumar Chopra recently spoke with Guidry News about developing candidate vaccines that could one day protect animals against “the plague”. More
November 21, 2016 -- Rice University's baseball team will depart Wednesday to Cuba to compete against the Cuban Baseball Federation teams, attend classes and explore Cuba's culture. More w/Video
November 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland was recently ranked in the top 10 of a listing of Best Online Colleges in Texas by Affordable Colleges Online. More
November 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will present a series of holiday concerts in various locations in December. More
November 21, 2016 -- Doolin Maritime Career Pathways Crewe hosted an evening event complete with music, tours of the bayside facility and dinner for guests Thursday at Sea Star Base Galveston. More
November 18, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will offer a Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling beginning spring 2017. More
November 18, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston today announced that researchers have developed a way to replicate the basic structure of the Zika virus, which can be used as a tool in vaccine development. More
November 18, 2016 -- The Texas State University System Board of Regents today elected Rossanna Salazar as chair and William F. Scott as vice chair. More
November 18, 2016 -- Lamar University will host its fifth annual International Cultural Festival on Saturday. More
November 18, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host the General Consulate of Mexico November 8 through December 9. More
November 18, 2016 -- Rice University on Thursday announced that a new technique allows images of chemical processes to be taken faster than most laboratory cameras are able to capture them. More w/Video
November 17, 2016 -- A Rice University study recently found that about 1 million Texans gained healthcare coverage through the Affordable Care Act. More
November 17, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it is offering a new industrial pipefitting program at the college. More
November 17, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Concert Band will host a free performance on November 21. More
November 17, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found a relationship between inflammation, a toxic protein and the onset of Alzheimer's disease. More
November 17, 2016 -- Galveston College has been ranked first by Schools.com in a list of the top ten community colleges in Texas. More
November 17, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Dr. Raphael X. Moffett has been named vice president of student affairs. More
November 17, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Samuel Brody, a professor of Marine Sciences at the university, has been named a 2016-2017 Regents Professor by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
November 16, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting the 2016 Student Art Exhibition through November 30 at the COM Art Gallery. More
November 16, 2016 -- Lone Star College and Sam Houston University today announced that the two institutions have formed a partnership to make it easier for students transferring between them. More
November 15, 2016 -- Rice University's graduate entrepreneurship program has been ranked among the top three of its kind in the nation. More
November 15, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been awarded a $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration grant to pursue a global health and development research project aimed at defining targets for drug development against a diarrhea causing parasite. More
November 14, 2016 -- Rice University has announced that bioengineer Tomasz Tkaczyk and solar physicist David Alexander recently won a NASA grant to develop a small, flexible spectrometer for air- or space-borne Earth observation. More
November 14, 2016 -- The University of Houston will host four-time Olympic medalist Anthony Ervin at its Center of Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series on November 16. More
November 14, 2016 -- Lamar University will host an open discussion on the impact of Brexit in European health care, trade, politics and public opinion on November 15. More
November 14, 2016 -- Lamar University's Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host "Christmas in Boomtown", an event which will allow visitors to participate in ways many celebrated the season more than a century ago. More
November 14, 2016 -- College of the Mainland has published a book commemorating its 50th anniversary. More
November 13, 2016 -- Alvin Community College hosted a ceremony on Friday in honor of Veterans Day. More
November 11, 2016 -- College of the Mainland students recently competed in the Words That Changed History finals, reprising famous orations as part of the college's quality enhancement plan. More
November 11, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Morgan Beaver, a marine science student at the university, recently gave a presentation at the 21st annual Sea Bean Symposium. More
November 10, 2016 -- The University of Houston System has completed the purchase of 46 acres of land in Katy from Parkside Capital. More
November 10, 2016 -- Galveston College recently celebrated the Accelerate Texas programs, which assist students into GED testing and career preparation. More
November 10, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that scientists have uncovered new details about how a repeating nucleotide sequence in the gene for a mutant protein may trigger Huntington's and other neurological diseases. More
November 10, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a consulting services agreement with McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants to lobby the Texas State Legislature to allow a group of community colleges, including Galveston College, to offer select Bachelor Degree programs. More
November 09, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that its Master of Arts in Human Resource Management online degree program is among the top online programs in the nation. More
November 08, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a panel on Thursday to discuss the rule of law in Mexico. More
November 08, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is hosting an exhibit of photographs, diaries and other materials from UTMB alumni who graduated between 1893 and 1953 that are part of the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections. More
November 07, 2016 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "Christmastime" on December 2-3. More
November 07, 2016 -- Lamar University will host several activities from November 14 to 19 in observance of International Education Week. More
November 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "Undetermined Practices", an exhibit of photographs by former COM student Kevin Flores. More
November 07, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that HPV infections have been reduced following the period between 2009 and 2012, during which the number of young women completing the HPV vaccination series doubled. More
November 04, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that new research from psychologists finds that poor ballot design could be to blame for inaccurate votes. More
November 04, 2016 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted the first Man Up Leadership Conference. More
November 04, 2016 -- Galveston College's Student Government Association will host the college's Fall Festival on November 9. More
November 03, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Thursday marked Jellyfish Day. More
November 03, 2016 -- Lone Star College will conduct a test on Sunday of automatic tabulation equipment that will be used in the college's November 8 Trustee Election. More
November 03, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that it has established a program dedicated to studying United States presidential campaigns and elections. More
November 03, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Adult Education Program will host an open house on November 12. More
November 02, 2016 -- Lamar University's social Greek fraternities and sororities will host an event on November 11 to celebrate 60 years of Greek Life at the university. More
November 02, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that the college received several Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations. More
November 02, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new research paper suggests that Texas' current approach to teaching religion fails to ensure that public school students receive balanced treatment. More
November 02, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host its Veterans Day Program on November 10. More
November 01, 2016 -- Rice University on Monday announced the release of a new study of British scientists opinions of the world of evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins. More
November 01, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently named Ashley Green as Coordinator of Women and LGBT Services. More
November 01, 2016 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present its production of "Boeing Boeing" this week, with performances Thursday through Sunday. More
October 31, 2016 -- The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series will feature Richard Phillips, captain of the MV Maersk Alabama during its 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates, on November 7. More
October 31, 2016 -- College of the Mainland invites the public to watch “C.O.M. Wasn’t Built in a Day,” an original play on the history of the school. More
October 31, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11. More
October 31, 2016 -- Lamar University will host "World Religions: Perspectives on Tolerance & Global Conflicts", a panel discussion, on Tuesday. More
October 31, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents, during the board's meeting on October 27, heard a presentation regading the five-year interim accreditation report for the college. More
October 31, 2016 -- Rice University's Shell Center for Sustainability today released a report that evaluates public school performance and its impact on housing prices in Houston's super neighborhoods. More
October 28, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that marine science professor Pete van Hengstum will be featured on the National Geographic Channel show, "Years of Living Dangerously", on Wednesday. More
October 28, 2016 -- Galveston College will participate in various events November 7-11 in celebration of Accelerate TEXAS Week, an initiative that assists Adult Basic Education students in obtaining college credentials. More
October 28, 2016 -- Rice University on Wednesday announced that a new paper examines the "significant disconnect" between education researchers and policymakers. More
October 28, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today issued a news release on the college's hands-on experiments in its physics classes. More
October 28, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today published a paper regarding the effectiveness of the proposed Texas Coastal Exchange, a system by which landowners would be compensated for restoring natural ecosystems, in safeguarding the Gulf Coast from hurricane and severe storm damage. More
October 27, 2016 -- Lamar University will host author George Drew on November 15. More
October 27, 2016 -- Alvin Community College and Alvin Independent School District will kick off its Shellie Garza Memorial Food Drive on November 1. More
October 27, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Academic Symposium on April 21. More
October 27, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake on Wednesday announced that three faculty members have been awarded faculty fellowships. More
October 26, 2016 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research today announced that Houston's high poverty areas have quadrupled and expanded since 1980. More
October 26, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's library has received a $10,000 grant through the United States Institute of Museum and Library Services for adding new e-books to the library's resources. More
October 25, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that new research finds that consumers with a local identity will pay more than consumers with a global identity, even when a product's country of origin is unknown. More
October 25, 2016 -- University of Houston will host its first Cougar Open Wheelchair Tennis Tournament October 28-30 at the Memorial Park Tennis Center. More
October 25, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the college to continue meetings and discussions with representatives of Texas City regarding a training facility for public services careers. More
October 25, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that Rice President David W. Leebron has been elected to as chair of the Association of American Universities Board of Directors. More
October 24, 2016 -- Members of the University of Texas Medical Branch aerospace medicine residency program recently spoke with Guidry News about flight research and complex aviation medicine. More
October 24, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Antoinetta Quigg, associate vice president for research and graduate studies, has been selected to participate in the 2016-17 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program. More
October 24, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that new research has found that people have a sense of whether a voting system is secure. More w/Video
October 24, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host Joe Barnes, the Bonner Means Baker Fellow at the Baker Institute of Public Policy, on Thursday as part of the college's International Speaker Series. More
October 24, 2016 -- Galveston College recently received a $150,000 donation from the Dr. Leon Bromberg Charitable Trust Fund. More
October 24, 2016 -- Leroy and Mary Jo Naschke express confidence that Robert Mihovil is the best candidate to help move the important work of Galveston County's Navigation District Board of Commissioners, District 1 forward. More
October 21, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Wednesday announced that two researchers at the university have been awarded grants to conduct work on marine science and marine biology projects. More
October 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that Taylor Hollenshead, a student at COM, has been selected as a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. More
October 20, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host University Day on November 8. More
October 20, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Thursday called for increased transparency for the state's institutions of higher education. More
October 20, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of computer scientists have used one of Isaac Newton's numerical methods to demonstrate how "inexact computing" can improve the quality of simulations run on supercomputers. More
October 20, 2016 -- University of Houston's Hobby School of Public Affairs today released a survey regarding races in Harris County's November 8 election. More
October 20, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has received a $1.45 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support the teachHOUSTON math and science teacher preparation program. More
October 20, 2016 -- Galveston College's Whitecaps Softball Team announced that the team will assist at water stations for Saturday's D'Feet Breast Cancer Walk/Run. More
October 20, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that policy experts recommend Texas reduce its nonmedical exemptions to vaccinations. More
October 19, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that UH System Chancellor and UH President Renu Khator has been appointed to the United States Department of Homeland Security's Academic Advisory Council. More
October 19, 2016 -- Texas Southern University on Tuesday hosted Congressman John Lewis and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to participate in student forums and a voter registration rally. More
October 18, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that a new video display and scoreboards have been installed in the Montagne Center. More
October 18, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, on October 21 to discuss the importance of policy-relevant science that is also policy-neutral. More
October 18, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that new research by a UTMB professor finds that health insurance coverage and socioeconomic status could be indicators of mortality from sepsis in newborns. More
October 17, 2016 -- Lamar University will host Alex Banayan, business author, venture capitalist and professional speaker, as part of the Michael G. Weinert Entrepreneurship Lecture Series on October 26. More
October 17, 2016 -- University of Houston President and UH System Chancellor Renu Khator and Vice President of Athletics Hunter Yurachek have issued statements in response to the Big 12 Conference's vote against expansion. More
October 17, 2016 -- College of the Mainland recently invested $100,000 in new equipment for the college's computer networking courses. More
October 17, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Education recently recognized the recipients of the Success Through Education Programs scholarship. More
October 17, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will hold an open house on November 5 for its Pearland Campus. More
October 15, 2016 -- University of Houston on Friday issued a statement regarding its trademark lawsuit against the South Texas College of Law. More
October 14, 2016 -- Lamar University recently hosted a regional meeting of Transportation Excellence for the 21st Century. More
October 14, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host its Monster Musik concert, a free concert featuring pieces from classic horror movie soundtracks, on October 27. More
October 14, 2016 -- Alvin Community College's Diagnositc Cardiovascular Sonography Program will host a symposium on October 21-22. More
October 14, 2016 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business will host the 2016 Rice Energy Finance Summit on November 4. More
October 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland recently received $15,000 from BP for scholarships. More
October 13, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a new study finds that low socio-economic status and fear of abandonment early in life can lead to poor health in adulthood. More
October 13, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have developed new potential vaccines to protect animals against the bacteria that causes the plague, known historically as the Black Death. More
October 13, 2016 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Shelmark Engineering for engineering services to replace the cooling towers on the Northen Building. More
October 12, 2016 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative will host its Women in Industry 2017 conference on February 17 at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
October 11, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that a team of researchers is working to develop a wireless system capable of delivering 1 terabit per second data speeds. More
October 11, 2016 -- College of the Mainland recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of its Lifelong Learning Center in La Marque. More
October 10, 2016 -- Lone Star College's Center for Civic Engagement will host a series of community forums, beginning Thursday, to discuss the issues of safety and justice. More
October 10, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that researchers are developing tools to detect and track the dispersal of genetically engineered crops and animals and their byproducts. More
October 10, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting its 50th anniversary art exhibition through October 27. More
October 07, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host a series of free career fairs beginning on Tuesday at the LSC-North Harris campus. More
October 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free safety workshops in October. More
October 07, 2016 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will perform its fall concert on October 13. More
October 07, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has awarded a $4.7 million, two-year grant to Texas A&M University's Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning to implement a statewide Adult Education and Literacy Professional Development Center. More
October 07, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has received a $3.07 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to evaluate a program designed to help teenagers learn ways to resolve conflicts. More
October 06, 2016 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced that its Success Through Education Programs is one of six finalists for the Texas Higher Education Star Award. More
October 06, 2016 -- The Galveston College Student Government Association will host its Fall Festival on November 9. More
October 05, 2016 -- Lamar University recently introduced a new shuttle on campus. More
October 05, 2016 -- Galveston College will begin its 2016-2017 Lecture Series on October 11 with GC graduate and Port of Houston Environmental Affairs Compliance Director Leah Oberlin as the first guest speaker. More
October 05, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Dr. Gerald Galloway, an engineering professor with the university, has been inducted into the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study. More
October 05, 2016 -- Galveston College's Culinary Arts program will host its Annual Scholarship Luncheon on October 20. More
October 05, 2016 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted its 50th Birthday Bash in celebration of the college's 50th anniversary. More
October 05, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that almost two-thirds of Texans have stable health insurance, according to a new report. More
October 04, 2016 -- Alvin Community College has reported that number of students who are returning to the school each semester is on the rise along with the graduation rate. More
October 04, 2016 -- Texas Southern University in Houston will celebrate its 2016 Homecoming the week of October 16-22. More
October 03, 2016 -- The University of St. Thomas today announced that the university has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant through the United States Department of Education to assist Hispanic and low-income students interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and nursing. More
October 03, 2016 -- Lamar University will host Chad Briggs, Lamar University alum and vice president of sales and technology at Air Liquide Global Engineering and Construction Solutions, on Wednesday. More
October 03, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that faculty and staff are investing in "micro scholarships" to provide students with assistance in paying application fees for larger scholarships. More
September 30, 2016 -- Lamar University will host a leg of the Southern Energy Freedom Tour on October 5. More
September 30, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted the University of Houston-Victoria to discuss plans for a new UH System Katy area campus. More
September 30, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host a series of forums featuring candidates for races on the ballot in the November 8 General Election. More
September 30, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it will provide assistance to local students impacted by the closure of the Regency Beauty Institute. More
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
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.