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  • WVU launches teacher-training program for STEM teachers

    West Virginia University has launched a teacher-training program for secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers. Known as WVUTeach, the program was created using a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science...
  • Papers of Bill Richardson donated to University of Texas

    The University of Texas at Austin has acquired the professional and political papers of former ambassador, congressman and New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. Richardson — whose career spanned more than 30 years and included a presidential run...
  • Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords

    Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned out to be just as interesting....
  • Digital Savant: Self-driving cars and robot soccer

    AUSTIN, Texas The longer you cover technology, the harder it is to get your mind blown by what you witness. But I was impressed, then overwhelmed with glee, on a recent visit to the artificial intelligence research area at the University of Texas...
  • For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

    For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions
    In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation. Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
  • Citigroup whistleblower still on the trail of the too-big-to-fail

    DALLAS Richard Bowen teaches the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 at the University of Texas at Dallas from a deeply personal perspective that of whistleblower. The 68-year-old senior lecturer of accounting was once a top executive with Citigroup's mortgage...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Seeking answers during a Texas visit

    Davy Crockett, as a congressman from Tennessee, lost his third bid for the office to a man with a wooden leg. “Since you have chosen to elect a man with a timber toe to succeed me, you may all go to hell and I will go to Texas,” Crockett...
  • Urban development firm aims to help shape Austin's growth

    AUSTIN, Texas Think of development in Austin and construction cranes, ever-taller towers and sprawling apartment and retail projects might come to mind. But amid the wave of building that is transforming Austin, there's another breed of urban development...
  • Back from the battlefield, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans produce a surge of great fiction

    Ben Fountain was driving to Galveston, Texas, in March 2003, about a week after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, when he caught a glimpse of the literary future. "I was thinking, 'They're out there,'" Fountain says from his Dallas home. "Those men and women...
  • How Many Hours Does Passionate Entrepreneur Work? 'All of Them'

    How Many Hours Does Passionate Entrepreneur Work? 'All of Them'
    DURHAM — When Flemming Tinker became self-employed, it was in that most commonplace Connecticut way, as a consultant. But after four years, his work-from-home consultancy morphed into his becoming a small manufacturer. "I've always found...
  • Lawyers: Detained immigrant families in Texas offered bonds

    Attorneys say the federal government is loosening its crackdown on offering bonds for Central American immigrant mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S., a shift that comes after a federal judge ordered a halt to a detention strategy aimed at...