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State

State schools brace for more budget cuts

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by

In preparation for an estimated 10 percent reduction in state funding for fiscal year 2012-13, several Texas universities are looking at what options are available to them to help decrease spendwing.   “Certainly, we’re all aware of …
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Nation

First lady helps tackle child obesity

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by

Congress has taken its first step in challenging child obesity by passing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act earlier this month. Although the act does not apply to college students, it sets a healthier trend for future …
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News

METRO officially UH-bound

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by

The Houston Metro received a federal Record of Decision concerning the University light rail line’s environmental review process, the final green light of approval for the 11.3-mile project. The approval allows Metro to go forward with …
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News

Scholarship awarded to student

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by

The Ima Hogg scholarship from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health was awarded to second-year Master of Social Work student, Ashley Montondon. The $5,000 scholarship was awarded to only ten graduate social work students from Texas …
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News

Patron of arts and music dies

Published on June 30th, 2010 | by

The UH Blaffer Art Museum benefactor, arts patron and philanthropist Jane Blaffer Owen, 95, died last week in her Houston home. Owen held a life-long dedication to art, culture and history. “Her passion for the arts, …
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Administration

Merit-based raises defined

Published on June 30th, 2010 | by

The UH Finance and Administration Committee for the Board of Regents approved the fiscal year 2011 budget in one of their most recent meetings. The budget includes funds for a 3 percent raise pool for faculty …
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