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University of Houston Reveals Commencement Speaker for Class of 2018—Houston Chronicle
Mayor Sylvester Turner, a UH alumnus himself, will be addressing the latest class of Coog grads on Thursday, May 10, at NRG Stadium.

HCC: ‘Person of interest’ Identified, Located in Social Media Threat that Prompted Campus shutdown—Houston Chronicle
The college closed the Central Campus on Monday and Tuesday after a shooting threat was posted to Facebook.

Facebook’s AI Growth Squeezes Universities—Memphis Business Journal
Facebook is opening new AI labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, after hiring three AI and robotics professors from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University.

This Software Millionaire is Building the College of His Dreams—The Chronicle of Higher Education
Kevin Runner plans to found Runchero U. as a research hub for renewable energy and a training ground for organic farming and ancient crafts.

How Colleges Can Help STEM Students Think More Broadly—The Chronicle of Higher Education
The STEM disciplines are higher education’s golden child.