Everything is bigger in Texas. This includes the colleges and universities in the state. There are so many choices for students that range from small community colleges and trade schools to large public and private universities.
A couple of Texas colleges are now offering bachelor’s degrees for no more than $15,000. In 2011, the Texas governor, Rick Perry, gave a challenge to Texas universities and schools to create inexpensive options to ever-more-costly degree programs, and that included a bachelor’s degree that would cost less than $10,000 in tuition for the entire […]
The college football world swirled with rumors for the better part of weeks as to who would replace Mac Brown as the Longhorns’ head coach, with many believing the University of Texas could entice legendary coach Nick Saban away from Alabama. In the end, Texas chose another big name, coming to terms with Charlie Strong, […]
You might think that invisibility cloaks belong to the realm of fantasy and comic books. Not so, for researchers at the University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering. Recent Paper Outlines New Invisibility Design According to recent reports from the Cockrell School, faculty members have completed plans for the first ever battery-powered invisibility […]
Although fiscal year 2013 officially ended in August, reports are just now showing that this past year was an especially good one for the University of Texas System. For the second year running, the UT System has realized over $1.2 billion in philanthropic support. The news marks the second most successful fundraising year in history […]
Discover magazine recently named the discovery by Texas A&M faculty of a huge underwater volcano as one of its “Top 100 Stories for 2013.” William Sager, a marine geophysicist began researching the volcano in 1993, when he was at A&M’s college of Geosciences. Sager has recently joined the Department of Earth Sciences at the University […]