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3 hrs ago |

Society for the Performing Arts Announces Partnership to Bring Malaysian Artists

Wayang Kulit or Shadow Play is a traditional malay shadow puppet theatre. The play is conducted by a puppet master or Tok Dalang, who manipulates the puppets, narrates the story with a minimum of some 40 voices, chants whilst leading a musical ensemble.


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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Bias against the norm

It's so hard to find a job that students and graduates will do anything, almost.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Arlington, VA, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Rice University.

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett announces that the proposition to restore the Astrodome was voted down during an election watch party at Reliant Center Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Houston.


Related Topix: Harris County, TX, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee

9 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Defense appeals damages in Ashby high-rise case

A Harris County judge signed the final judgment granting 20 residents who filed a lawsuit against the Ashby high-rise between roughly $20,000 and $102,000 for loss of market value to their properties.


12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Scientists find growing consensus: Political attitudes derive from body and mind

Do people make a rational choice to be liberal or conservative? Do their mothers raise them that way? Is it a matter of genetics? Two political scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a colleague from Rice University say that neither conscious decision-making nor parental upbringing fully explain why some people lean left while ... (more)


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska

16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Houston Mayor Annise Parker.

As the openly gay mayor of the fourth-biggest U.S. city, Annise Parker has been defending Houston's equal-rights law against those who say it will let men in dresses invade women's restrooms.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, us Travel, Travel, Transgender, Houston, AK, Anchorage, AK

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Black Voice News

Study: African-American Homeownership Increasingly Less Stable, More Risky

While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are signs that emerging types of racial inequality are making homeownership an increasingly risky investment for African-American home seekers.


Related Topix: African-American, Cornell University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Rice University is the top school in Texas, Forbes and Money say

Rice University in Houston ranked No. 32 on Forbes' seventh-annual "Top Colleges" list and No.


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The Washington Post

PostEverything: Stop blaming black parents for underachieving kids

Dr. Andre Perry is the founding dean of urban education at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Davenport University, Standardized Testing, Education

Business Journal

Three San Antonio universities are among the best in America

In its criteria, Forbes likened colleges to wines -- those that have aged the longest tend to cost the most, but have the highest rankings.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Williams College

The Modesto Bee

Rice navigates growth amid changing landscape

The collaborative, the largest and most expensive building Rice has ever constructed, could also stand as a monument to the university's growth and changes over the last decade, under the leadership of President David Leebron.


University of Cincinnati

Joining the UC faculty reunites a married couple after their former...

Recent College of Engineering and Applied Science faculty hires Eric and Kristin Yvonne Rozier will finally live in the same city after 11 years apart due to differing job locations throughout their 13-year marriage.


Related Topix: Wedding, University of Cincinnati, Computer Science, College of William and Mary, NASA

KTRH-AM Houston

Texas Could Lose Billions in Road Funds

As the new fiscal year looms, Texas faces a highway calamity if the U.S. Senate continues their do-nothing ways.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant 2014

For over forty years, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Houston Lodge has made the Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant an integral event in the Houston community.


Related Topix: Houston, MS, New York University, Duke University, Harvard University, Entertainment


Texas judge orders seizure of Kurdish crude oil

The United Kalavrtva has been anchored roughly 57 miles from the Galveston coast, waiting to offload the crude oil in Texas.


Related Topix: Texas

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Judge Alberto Gonzales Addresses Murfreesboro Rotary

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales received a standing ovation after giving a flag waving talk to the Murfreesboro Rotary Club on Tuesday .


Related Topix: Texas, George Bush, W., United States Air Force Academy

Why communication is essential for strong business management?

Like all good managers, Bill Fort, VP of Business Development for First Alliance Home Mortgage, knows that great communication is a key tenet of successful leadership.



Tough foam from tiny sheets

Tough, ultralight foam of atom-thick sheets can be made to any size and shape through a chemical process invented at Rice University.


The Daily Caller

Organizer Of Job Fair For Gay MBA Students Seeks To Ban Straight People

The organizer of a yearly conference for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students pursuing MBAs is in a huff because entirely too many straight students are attending the event, which includes a recruitment fair.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, College of William and Mary, New York University, US News, Conservative Political News

Top 25 Best Southern Colleges 2014

Davidson University in Davidson, NC, climbed from the No. 4 spot to steal the crown from Duke University as the top school in the South this year.


Related Topix: Davidson, NC, Duke University, Washington & Lee University, Lee University, University of Virginia