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UHD alumna Fran Watson (B.S. Psychology, 2005) gets influential state endorsements—About Magazine
Watson is running for Texas Senate District 17.

Lawsuit: University of St. Thomas retaliated against woman who reported sexual misconduct—Houston Chronicle
The complainant, a top administrator, said she received a lewd photo in an email from a colleague.

Like in Texas, college libraries around the U.S. rethink their future—Houston Chronicle
Texas’ campus libraries are shuttling books off site and transforming the spaces from information hubs to collaboration centers.

Want to get your degree online? U.S. News names programs at six Houston universities among the best—Houston Business Journal
The highest-ranking Greater Houston school was the University of Houston for its online graduate program in education.

UT-Austin to waive some mental health student fees—Houston Chronicle
One student petition to make the university’s counseling services free for students earned thousands of signatures.

Men are crucial for Texas’ graduation goals. But they are increasingly skeptical of college.—Houston Chronicle
Men and young adults are increasingly critical of the benefits of four-year college degrees amid a steady labor market and concerns about student debt, according to a poll.

Why education matters to your health—The Chronicle of Higher Education
Across America, people are falling ill and dying young. These men and women have something in common.

College Students Not Who You Think—The Wall Street Journal
Today’s college students aren’t just 18-year-olds living in cramped dorm rooms on ivy-covered campuses.