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What exactly are college admissions "irregularities"?

Claims of favoritism and irregularities in admission practices at the nation’s best universities have been around for decades.

Here in the Lone Star State, one University of Texas System regent has been relentless on revealing any such irregularities that may exist at the University of Texas at Austin’s admission and fundraising practices. 745 more words

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Time is up for UT Regent Wallace Hall

It is time for University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall to resign.

That fact was clear to this board in May during the Texas House impeachment proceedings, and a Travis County grand jury citizen’s report… 293 more words

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Get a Sneak Preview of Influuent at SXSW Interactive

UT System Is Exhibiting at South by Southwest® Interactive

So, you don’t have a South by Southwest Interactive wristband, but you really want to attend a SXSW event that showcases health, medical technology, innovation, research collaborations, entrepreneurship, and business.  616 more words

Hey Hey My My - Graphic Design Will Never Die

Hey hey, my my
Rock and roll can never die
There’s more to the picture
Than meets the eye
Hey hey, my my

Neil Young’s belief in the longevity of Rock and Roll is immortalized in his lyrics.  444 more words

Campus-carry gun bills are reloaded

Yeah, that’s the ticket.

College and university campuses have been victimized for decades by gun violence, so what do some Texas legislators want to do? They want to allow folks to pack heat onto those campuses. 179 more words

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Rein in university regents

Texas Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, is a persistent lawmaker.

What got vetoed in 2013 is coming back in 2015 and Seliger’s hope is that a new governor will see fit to sign it into law, rather than veto it, which his predecessor did. 230 more words

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Elizabeth Cockerham Joins OSI as Project Manager

According to Ancestry.com, the last name Cockerham is a locational surname.  The town of Cockerham, which is located south of Lancaster in Lancashire, started out as a homestead (“ham”) on the River Cocker. 229 more words