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University of Houston to Break Ground on Katy Campus—The Houston Business Journal
The University of Houston System held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new campus in Katy on May 23.

A Texas Campus, Plagued by Hate Groups and Rocked by Protests, Struggles to Heal—The Chronicle of Higher Education
Texas State University police caught eight white supremacists posting threatening fliers on campus in the middle of the night, they issued criminal-trespass warnings and let them go.

Why Legalizing Sports Betting is Good for the NCAA—The Chronicle of Higher Education
The United States Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on single-game sports betting in states other than Nevada.

How a 21-Century Learning Environment Helps Students Master Tough Subjects—The Chronicle of Higher Education
How do you turn a shopping mall into a 21st-century classroom? For Austin Community College, in Texas, the answer includes lots of open space, a large computer lab, and a commitment to individual attention.

Frustrated Professors Shut Down a Chancellor Search, Leaving UMass’s President ‘Mortified’—The Chronicle of Higher Education
The search for a new chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Boston was shut down  after the three finalists for the job dropped out.