University of Houston

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Name: University of Houston
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Khator recieves honorary degree, forms partnership with international University

Chancellor and President Renu Khator after receiving an honorary degree from Swensea University. Khator has also formed a partnership through a memorandum of understanding with the University of Zagreb this summer. | Photo courtesy of Kevin SullivanSwansea ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Three Katy teachers take part in Humanities Texas institute

T hree Katy teachers were selected to attend “America in the 1960s,” a professional development institute sponsored by Humanities Texas and the University of Houston.Participants included Deborah Ciocca, who teaches U.S. history at Cinco Ranch High School; ... [Published Katy Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Is Siemens eyeing Houston to chase GE?

German industrial giant Siemens AG may be eyeing Houston growth as it seeks to "follow" in the footsteps of New York-based General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), said Chris Ross, University of Houston executive professor of finance.GE recently outbid Siemens ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

University of Houston researcher publishes textbook on tissue engineering

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 25-Jul-2014Ravi Birla, associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston, has written a new textbook on tissue engineering and artificial organ development."Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Applications ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bauer Business Focus: Praveen Kumar On Banking, Remittances, And Immigration

By: Andrew Schneider , July 25th, 2014 06:30 AMFederal regulators are cracking down hard on banks found to be laundering money for drug traffickers or terrorists. That’s leading many banks to get out of the business of international money transfers altogether ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

24/7 gourmet doughnut shop opening soon

An American favorite — the doughnut — has seen a comeback in Houston as big names and local businesses jump on the recent boom.But a new player is in town: a 24-hour gourmet doughnut shop.Glazed: The Doughnut Cafe, co-owned by University of Houston alumnus ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Elmhurst students win National Merit Scholarships

ELMHURST – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced July 14 about 1,600 additional winners, including two Elmhurst students, of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.Simone Alexandrova, who attends Illinois Mathematics ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

FBISD brings eight new leader onto school leadership team

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees approved the appointment of eight professionals to the District’s school leadership team. Among them are Principals – Millie Alvarez, Armstrong Elementary School; Lakisha Anthony, Jordan Elementary School; Tim Clark, ... [Published Fort Bend Sun - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

(Artificial) Winds of Change

By: Edel Howlin , July 23rd, 2014 01:46 PM[embedded content]Once it arrived in 1923, it didn't take long for air conditioning to play a major role in the development of Houston. And as local experts explain, Houston would be a much different place without ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

First Hispanic Collections Archivist Joins University of Houston Libraries

The University of Houston Libraries are part of a growing trend in libraries. The formidable system with more than 2,000,000 volumes in its collection now is home to its first Hispanic Collections archivist and librarian.“Professional positions focused ... [Published University of Houston - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

UH Student-run 'Gourmet Night' Receives Coveted National Award

The annual student-run and student-managed “Gourmet Night” from the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management has been awarded “Best Event Production for a Budget Under $50,000” by the National Association for Catering ... [Published University of Houston - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Event Planned By Hilton College Students Wins National NACE Award

PR NewswireHOUSTON, July 21, 2014 HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 The Best Event Production for a Budget Under $50,000The winning entry, "Gourmet Night: There's No Place Like Home," was a Wizard-of-Oz-themed dinner and silent auction fundraiser hosted at the Hilton ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 21 2014]

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"At all times, the University is assessing the desirability to establish MOUs and delineating the corresponding implementation agreements with institutions all around the world" he said
"If you look at what's happening, [the definition of] tissue engineering is so convoluted," Birla said. "One of the exercises we went through was to go through some of the prominent definitions, like the National Science Foundation's and the National Institutes of Health's definitions, as well as the definitions from some of the early researchers in the area."

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American Green Technology® Appoints New VP HRMS [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 26 2014]
South Bend, IN, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- American Green Technology® (AGT) has hired Sepand (Sep) Moshiri to lead the sales operations of AGT’s HRMS division starting immediately. Sep brings with him a wealth of experience in a distinguished 16 year ...
Chron agrees that the Astrodome Park plan is silly [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 21 2014]
So there you have it . There is something uniquely Houston about tearing down an historic structure to build a memorial commemorating the history of that very structure. But that is exactly what the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the Texans ...
University of Houston researchers create new me... [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Jul 19 2014]
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With many-worlds, all quantum mechanics is local [Published Ars Technica - Jul 17 2014]
In the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, Schrödinger's cat is both alive and dead—in different universes. University of Houston/Andrew Boyd Quantum non-locality, perhaps one of the most mysterious features of quantum mechanics, may ...
Guest Contribution: Taylor Rule Legislation [Published Econbrowser - Jul 17 2014]
Today, we’re fortunate to have Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy , Assistant Professor of Economics at Lehigh University , David Papell and Ruxandra Prodan , respectively Professor and Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Houston ...
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