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13 hrs ago | Business Journal

2U, Southern Methodist University launch data science master's degree

The Master of Science degree program, dubbed DataScience@SMU, is expected to start in January 2015.


Thu Jul 31, 2014


Texas A&M and Rice University trump UT on new best colleges lists

Rice University ranked No. 32 on Forbes ' America's Top Colleges list and No. 20 on Money 's The Best Colleges for Your Money list, making it the No.


Related Topix: Rice University, Texas, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

CBS Local

George W. Bush Writes Book About Father

APRIL 25: Former President George W. Bush talks to his father President George H.W. Bush during the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.


Related Topix: W., George Bush, Dallas, TX

There's an app for that, but should there be?

If you are an astute reader of McKnight's , you have probably seen mobile health apps featured in Product News or in New Products pretty consistently over the past two years.


Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

The Bandera County Courier

Grady Newton, lawman

When someone sticks with the same job for 20 or 30 years, you have to think they really like their work.


Related Topix: Bandera County, TX, Dallas, TX

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS News

Study: U.S. economy grows faster under Democratic presidents

President Barack Obama stands with former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Thursday, April 25, 2013.


Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

United Methodist Church

Seminary welcomes Mexican, Colombian pastors

Ricardo Aldana Mogollon, a Methodist pastor from Colombia, enjoys a pickup soccer game outside Prothro Hall at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Methodist, Religion, Colombia Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Tue Jul 29, 2014

District Administration

Texas STEM program for minority students receives $2.6 million grant

Joy Brown-Bryant would like to be U.S. surgeon general one day. But first, the 14-year-old from Oakland, California, wants to help reconstruct the faces of military burn victims as a plastic surgeon.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Medicine, Plastic Surgery

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo's Terry White elected to League of American Orchestras Volunteer Council

Terry White of the Amarillo Symphony has been elected to the League of American Orchestras Volunteer Council, the League announced today.


Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Symphony, Arts, Prison, Texas Tech, Entertainment

Dallas Morning News

SMU beer, wine sales at campus basketball games total $350K

SMU started selling beer and wine at arena concession stands in January. The university will expand sales to football games in the fall.


Real Clear Politics

Burmese Visitors Get a Taste of Democracy & Hope

"I was held for seven years as a political prisoner," explained the soft-spoken 20-something woman from Burma .


Related Topix: Prison, George Bush, Laura Bush

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Texan

Sander, Meander need to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law

In April, the White House announced an ambitious plan to combat sexual assault on college campuses.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, University of Texas Pan American

Sat Jul 26, 2014

RU a zoo or speedway fan? Buy a PL8

The 160 different Texas auto license plate designs will be thinned to about 100 next year unless business picks up for some of the slowest sellers at state vendor


Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas

Lone Star Ball

Weekend OT

Texas Wesleyan University was originally founded as Polytechnic College by the Methodist Episcopal Church along with Nick Thomas in 1890.


Related Topix: Texas Wesleyan University, Wesleyan University, Wesleyan College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Professor buys signs from homeless for art project

He wore a baseball cap and a faded U.S. Naval Academy T-shirt. A cardboard sign he held up read, "Homeless and Hungry / 2 Honest 2 Steal Anything Helps."


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA)

Crescent Building Executive Team

Vacationing this summer? Stay informed with's Texas AM Alert. You'll get original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the Dallas, Houston markets, as well as the entire Southwest region right in your inbox.


Related Topix: Texas, Fort Worth, TX, University of Texas at Arlington

Thu Jul 24, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

New Canaan students' achievements

Jazmine Damato, a professional studies major in education, was named to the dean's list at Mount Ida College for the spring semester.


Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Mount Ida College, Denison University, Lafayette College, Bucknell University

Business Journal

Capella CFO talks women in finance, health care and when to 'lean in'

But even as discussion flourishes and more and more women enter leadership positions in notable Nashville businesses , challenges remain.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chain Store Age

SRS Real Estate Partners hires new associate

SRS Real Estate Partners has hired Daniel Poku as an associate in the Dallas/Fort Worth office.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Journal

Creator of Rick's Chophouse opening McKinney farm-to-table restaurant

Rick Wells plans to open Harvest, a seasonal kitchen concept of Wells Hospitality Group/DFA, in downtown McKinney in late September.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Life, Chefs, Tom Colicchio