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University Reveals Matthew McConaughey's Speaking Fee, After Saying It Wouldn't

AP | Posted 03.31.2015 | College

HOUSTON (AP) -- A Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor's sp...

​College Advice from 10 Business Executives and Entrepreneurs

Robert Morin | Posted 04.18.2015 | College
Robert Morin

One of the quickest and surest ways to success is to skip the trial and error process (or at least minimize it) and learn from those who have already "made it."

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Fracking Slows as Operators Watch Oil Prices

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Susan Buchanan

When crude oil prices sank this winter, companies scaled back their fracking plans in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale deposit, running from central and southeast Louisiana into Mississippi. Exploration and drilling is mostly on hiatus there until crude rebounds, industry members said last week.

5 Frat Brothers Break Into SeaWorld And Eat Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.13.2014 | College

Five University of Houston fraternity members are accused of breaking into SeaWorld in San Antonio and eating ice cream. According to KENS, the fi...

Thieves Rob Armored Car On Campus

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | College

HOUSTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Thieves robbed an armored car on the University of Houston campus on Friday, escaping with an undisclosed amount of money...

Professor Stabbed To Death With Stiletto Heel: Authorities

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | College

By Andrea Lorez HOUSTON, Texas, June 10 (Reuters) - A woman stabbed her boyfriend to death with a stiletto heel in his upscale Houston...

One Texas Reporter Is Finding An Exotic Way To Make An Extra Buck

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

It seems that one Texas-based reporter wasn't getting enough excitement from her day job. Sarah Tressler, who covers society events for the Housto...

Applying To College With Physical Disabilities: What You Need To Know

| Menachem Wecker | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Applicants should try to visit campuses and prepare, as students, to advocate for their needs. There are about 1.1 million physically disabled unde...

The Scholarly Career Of James Franco

Posted 06.25.2011 | College

James Franco's education is characterized by epic accomplishment and defiant unreality. His recent admission to the University of Houston -- coming on...

James Franco Admitted To Another Doctoral Program

AP | Posted 06.21.2011 | College

HOUSTON — James Franco has won a spot in a University of Houston creative writing program. The university confirms that the actor nominated for...

How One Play Made Jim Valvano a Coaching Legend and Guy Lewis a Forgotten Figure

Larry Atkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Atkins

March Madness is upon us, and it's going to be totally awesome, baybee! One bounce of the ball, one slip and fall, and one shot can make a legend or create a scapegoat.

University Of Houston Prof Soaks Up Dorm Life

Houston Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HOUSTON -- In retrospect, Raul Ramos says his first eight years at the University of Houston were spent in "blissful ignorance." "I didn't know ho...

University Of Houston Deceived Students As It Closed Deal To Acquire Rice University's KTRU

Texas Watchdog | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Houston plotted to keep its acquisition of Rice University's student-run KTRU radio station secret as long as possible --- going so ...