8 hrs ago
Horns Up, Horns Down for Dec. 6
On Thursday, The Daily Texan reported that the UT System will revise its Intellectual Property Policy to clarify its language on the ownership of student ideas and creations.
13 hrs ago
Expert: Alabama economy to improve while national recovery 'painfully sluggish'
Pessimism reigns for the national economic outlook but optimism exists for Alabama's economy, an economics expert told officials this morning.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Texas Higher Ed Leaders Share Sequestration Concerns
In a letter sent to the Texas congressional delegation on Tuesday, a coalition of public and private higher education leaders shared their concerns about the effects of federal sequestration on university research and education in the state.
Scientists could unlock mystery of life beyond Earth within a decade
Signs of life beyond Earth could be found within a decade under the most optimistic scenarios, and aggressive research will be necessary to keep pace in any 21st-century space race, astrobiologists told the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Wednesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Eight53 to play for the British invasion coming to Portland on Tue. Dec. 10
"An atheist is a man who watches a Notre Dame - Southern Methodist University game and doesn't care who wins."
Economist: Recovery at - half speed'
While the nation's financial outlook looks grim for another 15 years, the former dean of the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business said the South is gaining ground faster than other regions.
SMU Study: Wastewater Injections Can Cause Earthquakes
A series of small earthquakes in Cleburne in 2009 and 2010 could have been caused by the oil and gas industry injecting wastewater into the ground, according to a study released by Southern Methodist University on Tuesday.
Four Ex-Fraternity Brothers Sentenced In Texas Marijuana Case
Four former fraternity brothers at Southern Methodist University have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a North Texas hydroponic marijuana ring.
Durant Daily Democrat
TAA announces Marcelene J. Jackson as Artist...
Texoma Arts Association announces that artist Marcelene J. Jackson has been selected as Featured Artist of the Month of December by the Texoma Arts Association.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bush library logs record attendance day
The George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas set a single-day attendance record Friday thanks to a new Christmas exhibit, the library's director said.
Dallas Morning News
Former SMU fraternity brothers get prison time for marijuana operation
In 2007, DEA agents seized more than 700 marijuana plants with a street value of over $2.8 million growing inside a Manhattan apartment.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Primary Race for Attorney General Slowly Taking Shape
Speaking at a mid-November fundraiser at her Dallas antiques and home furnishings store, Lisa Luby Ryan, an eloquent Republican activist, struggled to find the right word to introduce her guest of honor.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Bitcoin tops $1,000 as 'cryptocurrency' gains acceptance
Bitcoin surges as digital currency gains traction as a way to pay and, more importantly, an inflation-protected store of value The value of the so-called cryptocurrency surged above $1,000 as it becomes easier to use as a way to pay and easier to access for investors looking for an alternative to gold.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
SIGTARP's reach is long; it's sentencing guidelines sharp
Opinion, commentary and analysis on everything that makes the U.S. housing economy tick -- not to mention the ghosts in the machine, too.
Cloud 9 seeks to improve access to behavioral health care
One in four Americans has a mental illness, according to Cloud 9 founder and CEO J.C. Adams .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Getting More Girls Into STEM Careers: Lessons From a Principal
"If we're going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we've got to open doors for everyone.
What Dallas pastors preached the Sunday after JFK died
Facing crowded pews and heavy hearts, Dallas clergy took to the pulpits Nov. 24, 1963, to try to make sense of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy two days before.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
DTC's Project Discovery Receives Award from First Lady Michelle Obama
Today Dallas Theater Center 's Project Discovery program received the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from First Lady Michelle Obama .
Textbook Waylayed Over Evolution, Climate Change Concerns
If some members of the Texas Board of Education have their way, more than a few of their students risk being laughed out of university-level science classes.
Motivational Speaker's Controversial Dating Tips Outrage Dallas High School
A 30-second quiz , "Are You Dateable?" on Christian motivational speaker Justin Lookadoo's website, which is geared toward teens, provided me with some harsh results: "U R not dateable," it concluded.