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Sexual Assault on Campus, Houston’s Consulates, and Chef Chris Shepherd: Houston Matters for Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Posted on · This month, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released a list of colleges being investigated for possible Title IX violations concerning how they handled complaints of sexual violence and harassment. Most of us are familiar with Title IX’s provisions for equal opportunities for women within college athletics, but the law which prohibits […]

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Running a Restaurant, Invasive Species & Alice in Wonderland Unscripted: Houston Matters for Tues., Feb. 18, 2014

Posted on · Greater Houston can lay claim to a lot – we have a thriving oil and gas industry, we’re a major player in health care, our population’s on the rise, we’re diverse, we’re young, we’re…stuck in traffic. We can also tout our varied and growing restaurant industry. There are few things we’re missing in Greater Houston, […]

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Houston Matters for Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

Posted on · Back in the early 1980s, about six or seven percent of Houstonians did not affiliate themselves with any religion. Today, that number has nearly doubled. On this edition of Houston Matters, we consider what this trend means for established religious institutions in Houston, and the services they provide, now and in the future. We’ll welcome your […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Oct. 9, 2013

Posted on · Science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM – majors can lead to high-paying jobs, especially in Houston where many industries rely on people with that knowledge. And yet, there are some disparities when it comes to which students participate in such STEM programs. According to the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, African-Americans […]