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Minorities and Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth since 2013, new data shows—Washington Post
Findings suggest that the wealthiest and most educated have been in a position to benefit even more because they began with such a significant advantage.

Texas A&M to buy 18-story building near Texas Medical Center—Houston Chronicle
New building will serve the University’s partnership with Houston Methodist.

Major Texas overhaul aims to improve the odds for students who begin college unprepared—Texas Tribune
In Texas, college students sent to remedial education usually don’t make it far.

Fall enrollment ticks up for Texas Southern—Houston Chronicle
Initial counts of fall enrollment at Texas Southern University topped 10,500 students this semester.

Baby formula, notebooks and a calculator: What A&M and UT students needed after Harvey—Houston Chronicle
Students submitted to their universities their Harvey stories and lists of what they needed to replace.

University of St. Thomas faces federal fines for underreporting crime—Houston Chronicle
Federal official hit St. Thomas with $172,000 in fines.