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Higher Education Commissioner Talks COVID-19, Equity and Student Success

9/23/20
COVID-19 has had a significant impact to higher education institutions’ enrollment, operations, workforce and students. To understand how the public higher education institutions have responded to…
Education

Rice Alliance Launching New Clean Energy Accelerator

9/17/20
The Rice Alliance is launching a clean energy accelerator in 2021 at The Ion, the innovation hub in midtown Houston.  The new hands-on, 12 week program will support early-stage energy startups from…
Education

Welch Foundation Gifts $100M to Rice University for Advanced Materials Research

9/2/20
The Houston-based Robert A. Welch Foundation is giving $100 million to Rice University to establish the Welch Institute, which will focus on the development of advanced materials. It's the largest…
Education

Houston Can Create Purposeful Pathways to Opportunity and Recovery

8/10/20
Pathways that help people access opportunities have to be created with purpose.  In late July, Marcela Escobari and Ian Seyal of the Brookings Institution’s Workforce of the Future Initiative joined…
Education

Education Leaders Lay Out Preparations for 2020-21 School Year

7/29/20
Equitable access to connectivity and ensuring students receive school meals are two of several priorities greater Houston education leaders are incorporating into plans for the upcoming school year.…
Digital Technology

Report: Navigating the Changing Nature of Work 

7/16/20
A new labor market report highlights the disruption that greater automation and increased requirements for digital skills is causing regional workers and the importance of helping workers build…
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