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Local college students learning skills to help rebuild Houston—KHOU-TV Website
Help After Harvey: Students Learning How to Help Rebuild Houston.

Texas A&M to host all five living former U.S. presidents for hurricane relief event—Texas Tribune
All five living former U.S. presidents are coming to the Texas A&M University campus this month for a concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

The Push for College Endowment Reform—The Atlantic
Liberals and conservatives alike are taking action against inequalities in higher-education finances.

History, real estate and politics: Texas universities are stepping into podcasts—Houston Chronicle
Podcasts around the city and region follow mini-lectures and political analysis.

Feds close Title IX investigation into University of Houston—Houston Chronicle
The university had been one of 12 in Texas under investigation for issues related to campus sexual violence.

University of North Texas president tried to stop Donald Trump Jr. from speaking on campus—Chronicle of Higher Education
The president of the University of North Texas has tried without success to cancel a speech by Donald Trump Jr. slated for this month.

As longtime UNT chancellor departs, inaction on student debt is his lingering worry—Texas Tribune
The retiring University of North Texas System chancellor, plans to stay engaged until the end — and beyond.