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Is Greater Houston Getting a Fair Cut of Higher Education Funding?

11/20/20
Colleges and universities draw funds from various sources to sustain their operations, but it’s the state funding that often receives the most attention due to the complexities of the funding formula…
Economy

Judge Hidalgo Discusses Growing COVID-19 Concerns, New Measures at State of the County Event

11/13/20
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo expressed concern about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the region and discussed a number of measures the county has implemented to combat the virus’ impact on…
Education

Re-Imagining Education and Career-Connected Learning — How Junior Achievement is Driving Opportunity for All

10/27/20
Career exploration and the skills to succeed have become a part of K-12 education across Texas over the last several years, but a new educational model within Houston Independent School District’s…
Education

What Do Houston Students Know About Good Careers in Our Economy? UpSkill Houston and Rice University Partner on Study to Find Out 

10/26/20
In 2018, Rice University School of Social Sciences Consulting Practicum approached UpSkill Houston to engage Rice students with real world problems. Based on focus group research UpSkill Houston…
Education

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…
Executive Partners