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  During their third annual “We Have a Dream Summit” on Saturday, activists from FIEL, an immigrant youth organization, stressed to the audience the existence of the Texas Application for State Financial Aid. Through TASFA, qualified undocumented students are eligible to receive grants and pay in-state college tuition. “People think
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  This November, fans of both visual and literary arts welcome a unique exhibition to the Bay Area. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery will present photography by Van Edwards with poetry by his son Joshua Edwards. Titled “Campeche,” the name of pirate Jean Lafitte’s colony on Galveston Island, the
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  UHD will be closed Friday, December 23 – January 1 for the Winter holidays. UHD will reopen on Monday, January 2 at 8:00 a.m Student Support Services offices are extending their hours of operation for several days beginning Jan. 2. Offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 7
The UH Interactive Game Development program is a perennial powerhouse at Microsoft's Imagine Cup.  Photo Courtesy: UH Computer Science Department

  Three interactive video games developed by UH computer science students have been selected by Microsoft to compete in the U.S. Imagine Cup 2012 Finals this spring, dominating the slots awarded in the fall leg of the contest. “Microsoft picks only six teams in the fall finalist selection, so UH
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  For 50 years, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens and communities of East Harris County. This Fall, the College community began a yearlong celebration of the remarkable journey that has brought us to where we are today – a leader in educational excellence in our region. Our
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  University presidents and chancellors across the country are scrambling to address the Penn State scandal. Unlike politicians, the education community has kept its responses muted in hopes of avoiding the media scrutiny that has plagued Penn State and to avoid a similar controversy at their institution. Renu Khator, Chancellor
FIEL Houston annually hosts the largest DREAM Act conference in Houston.  Photo Courtesy: FIEL Houston

  During their third annual “We Have a Dream Summit” on Saturday, activists from FIEL, an immigrant youth organization, stressed to the audience the existence of the Texas Application for State Financial Aid. Through TASFA, qualified undocumented students are eligible to receive grants and pay in-state college tuition. “People think
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  While UT-Austin and Texas A&M have had nationally acclaimed petroleum engineering problems for years, Houston, the energy capital of the world, now has a program of its own at the University of Houston. “Houston is the center of the petroleum industry. It’s only natural that University of Houston students
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    Remember 2009’s Calhoun Lofts debate? You will recall our university’s stance: constructing Calhoun Lofts would serve an influx of students aching to live on campus. Opposers contested – correctly, we now see – that the lofts were an exorbitant expense, that not only would the lofts be partially
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   After a series of meetings and public sessions, Houston mayor Annise Parker, approved a redistricting plan that the city and community leaders felt was more representative of demographic realities. District J is one of the two new districts created this year. The district encompasses Gulfton, Sharpstown and a small