31 min ago
Moreno looks toward future in special education, ESL certification
Annalisa Moreno, 18, the daughter of Jose A. Moreno and Stella Uribe, said, "I plan on attending The University of Texas at Austin in the fall to pursue a degree in early childhood education/ special education.
4 hrs ago
Avila is planning college, career in nursing
Mia Avila, 18, the daughter of Antonio Avila and Nora Avila, said of her plans for the future, "I will attend the University of Texas at Austin to study Nursing." She is a member of the newspaper staff, Journalism, National Honor Society, National Hispanic Institute, Relay for Life Committee, PALS, and the varsity basketball and volleyball teams.
Fri May 24, 2013
Perry signs SpaceX bill for S. Texas beach closures
Gov. Rick Perry on Friday signed into law a proposal to temporarily close a beach on the southern tip of Texas during rocket launches, a move that allows the state to remain competitive for a SpaceX launch site.
Dallas Morning News
Texas Senate confirms all three UT Board of Regents appointees
A sleepy Senate confirmed Gov. Rick Perry's three nominees for the University of Texas Board of Regents on Friday.
National Public Radio
'Crazy Ants' Spreading In The Southeastern US
In parts of the southeastern US, aggressive fire ants have been driven out by an even more recent arrival, the tawny crazy ant.
Ethernet Marks 40 Years Linking People, Computers in a Wired World
The Ethernet Innovation Summit, held May 22 and 23 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., celebrated the 40th anniversary of the most ubiquitous networking system.
Student born in Korea making waves
Taewhan Ko is known as a "hyoja" -- what Koreans call a "very good son." His mom and dad know him as a very responsible young man, able to balance school and playing well; he doesn't care for himself first, but cares for others.
Thu May 23, 2013
Everybody's Moving to Texas For Some Reason
Texas, a vast desert land populated by terrifying ants , is home to most of America's fastest-growing cities, for reasons that remain unclear.
The Victoria Advocate
Doctorate students receives Mellon fellowship
Jennifer Carlson, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year.
The Huffington Post
How To Plan A High School Graduation Party
One of the most enjoyable times of summer is what people refer to as "graduation party season." It's the time of year when graduates can commemorate the last four years with their friends, celebrate their achievements, see each other off before they leave, and even pocket some spending money from relatives they never knew they had.
Red Bluff Daily News
Red Bluff Art Association: Tooby named Artist of the Month
Newly elected Recording Secretary Janet Tooby is Red Bluff Art Association's May Artist of the Month.
SolomonEdwards Welcomes Scott Smaistrla, CPA, CMA to the Dallas Business Advisory Practice
Scott will manage the delivery of Business Advisory projects for middle market to Fortune 500 clients, with a focus on corporate financial planning, process improvement, benchmarking, transfer pricing, compliance and technical accounting.
J.T. Burgess III, formerly of Pittstown, is engaged
Michael Kelly of Sewalls Point, Florida and Carolyn Colias of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Michelle Kelly to J.T. Burgess III, son of John and Diane Burgess of Pittstown.
Wed May 22, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Measure to allow armed school marshals approved, but college - campus carry' stuck in Senate
Public schools could designate an employee as a school marshal, empowered to use a handgun to deal with potential crises on campus, under a bill the Senate gave final approval to Wednesday - one of the few major gun bills to pass the Legislature this year.
Ethernet filters out porn, plus 9 other facts (?) we learned from Bob Metcalfe's Reddit Q&A
Ethernet inventor weighs in on SDN, color of Ethernet and more during Reddit AMA to mark network technology's 40th anniversary Bob Metcalfe, who 40 years ago invented Ethernet along with David Boggs, spent two hours this week regaling Reddit users with his thoughts on everything from software-defined networking to Internet porn.
Circuit Of The Americas To Work With Pike Powers Lab On Energy And...
Circuit of The Americas today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Pike Powers Laboratory and Center for Commercialization to conduct research, development and commercialization activities for a number of environmentally focused projects at the Circuit's 1,500-acre sports and entertainment complex in Central Texas.
The Curious Capitalist
The $7,000 Computer Science Degree - and the Future of Higher Education
While a new report puts the average debt load of new college grads at a stomach-churning $35,200 , the Georgia Institute of Technology is rolling out an alternative program experts say offers a beacon of hope for both students and employers: A three-year master's degree in computer science that can be earned entirely online - and that will cost ... (more)
Mohammad Mashat Educates Readers About Saudi Arabian in New Book
Compelling and fascinating, Bigger than Reality and Less than Fantasy is a meaningful collection of eclectic short stories that depict several facets of the human experience.
Tue May 21, 2013
Common Global and Local Drivers of RevPAR in Asian Cities
The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website A study of global and local factors that drive changes in hotels' revenue per available room in eight major Asian cities found that the revenues for the hotels in these ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
See Mercury, Venus and Jupiter in Tightest Night Sky Cluster until 2026
Cicadas aren't the only scientific rarity expected this month. At the end of May three planets will be visible to the naked eye in one small area of the sky.