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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas freshman Jonathan Marshall wants to be the pride of Shepherd, Texas, as a college football player while putting the Razorbacks on the map in his hometown. Marshall, one of the big signings on the Razorbacks’ defensive line, reversed his commitment late in the Oklahoma State recruiting process to Arkansas. Jonathan Marshall’s look …

Texas lawmakers are debating whether to repeal the Texas Dream Act. Signed by then-Governor Rick Perry in 2001, the law allows some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition. A recent analysis by the Texas Tribune found that the majority of undocumented students paying tuition in the state aren’t attending four-year universities — they’re at community …

Families hang out at the Mueller Farmer’s Market in Austin, Texas on a Sunday. In a state where cars are king, planners designed Mueller with pedestrians in mind. Julia Robinson for NPR hide caption toggle caption Julia Robinson for NPR Families hang out at the Mueller Farmer’s Market in Austin, Texas on a Sunday. In …

Biotech companies such as Genentech, Ambion, and Life Technologies rely on specially trained workers to keep their research and development (R&D) labs and manufacturing processes running smoothly. Biotechnologists can grow cells for use in drug development, analyze DNA, or monitor biofuel production. The unique equipment and techniques used in the field of biotechnology have often …

AUSTIN — John E. Roueche, the founder of the most established graduate program for aspiring community college leaders, located here at the University of Texas at Austin, is moving in July to National American University, a nonprofit institution lucrative, where he will attempt to create a similar operation. “We’re going to work with them to …

West Texas rural colleges must therefore generate significant local membership. Community college tax rates around South Plains and West Texas are more than double those of colleges located in urban areas like Austin or Dallas. West Texas officials reached an agreement with the local community. All students in Scurry County, the local tax base, can …

Ed Leathers has a concealed handgun license and he believes in Texas gun laws. But as the police chief of Collin College in the northern suburbs of Dallas, he is convinced that campuses are the wrong place for concealed handguns. “Our officers are trained to go immediately to the location where shots are allegedly fired, …

On the last afternoon of June, Byron McClenney of the University of Texas Community College Leadership Program sits in the second-floor restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin and discusses the topic that shaped his career: the importance of both underestimated. institutions of the year – where most Texas students begin their careers. Unfortunately, the …