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University of Houston to Start Data Science Center—Houston Chronicle
A data center will be coming to Houston soon after all.

Texas College Campuses Join Voting Push—Houston Chronicle
The All-In Challenge aims to increase the number of college students who vote regularly by recognizing institutions for improvements in these areas. 

A University Powered by the “Goodwill” of Others—Chronicle of Higher Education
The University of the People charges no tuition and now serves more than 10,000 students.

The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity—New York Times
Once upon a time, paying for college was a relatively simple task.

Houston’s Best Colleges, Determined by Alumni Salary—Houston Chronicle
One of the most objective ways to see which higher education institution is worth attending is by seeing how much its students make after graduating.

Four Houston-area Universities Among Best in World—Houston Business Journal
U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 “Best Global Universities” list, and four Greater Houston schools earned a spot.

How an Ivy Got Less Preppy: Princeton Draws Surge of Students from Modest Means—Washington Post
The gatekeepers here wanted to shed, once and for all, the reputation of a tradition-steeped university that caters mainly to the preppy and the privileged.