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Rice University to Open International Campus in Paris

6/27/22
Rice University is going international, announcing its first international campus is opening in Paris this week to expand global education and research opportunities. According to a press release,…
Economic Development

Economic Development, Public Policy and Addressing Violent Crime Among Topics in Partnership President's Address

6/21/22
The Partnership hosted the first in-person President’s Address this week for the organization’s members, with President and CEO Bob Harvey covering a variety of topics from economic development and…
Economic Development

Greentown Houston's Success a Testament to Local Energy 2.0 Companies Leading Energy Transition

6/17/22
Greentown Houston's success in its first year proves the world's energy capital is fostering the next generation of companies that will help lead the global energy transition. In April, Greentown…
Economic Development

Houston, We Have a World Cup: T-Minus Four Years

6/16/22
The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) announced today Houston will be a host city of the 2026 World Cup. The FIFA World Cup will return to the U.S. in 2026, 32 years since it…
Economic Development

Employers Tap First-Gen Students as 'Rising Stars' Through University of St. Thomas Internship Program

6/13/22
In his scrubs, sneakers and surgical mask, Peter Nguyen looks a lot like other staff of the Houston Methodist Research Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE℠), in the Texas…
Economic Development

Recognizing Workforce STARs a Competitive Advantage

5/26/22
There’s a tendency in the United States to think of workers with bachelor’s degrees and other advanced degrees as skilled talent and those without as low-skill workers. But that’s not the case – and…