Reeve Hamilton Reporter

Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

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Texas A&M University Expands Emerging "Genius Corps"

John L. Junkins, distinguished professor of aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University and the founding director of its Institute for Advanced Study, talks at a meeting in the the Hagler Center on campus.
John L. Junkins, distinguished professor of aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University and the founding director of its Institute for Advanced Study, talks at a meeting in the the Hagler Center on campus.

Nine internationally renowned researchers from various fields will be welcomed on Friday as fellows of the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study, part of a group that administrators have nicknamed the Genius Corps.

A&M Partners With IBM to Enhance Computing

Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, John Sharp, photographed at the System offices in Austin on March 14, 2013
Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, John Sharp, photographed at the System offices in Austin on March 14, 2013

In an effort to bring the Texas A&M University System's supercomputing capabilities — which A&M Chancellor John Sharp called "woefully inadequate" — up to speed, the system has announced a new partnership with IBM.

Branch Files Brief in Contraception Coverage Case

State Rep. Dan Branch, who is running for Attorney General,  speaks to the Pachyderm Club in Houston Thursday Nov. 14, 2013.
State Rep. Dan Branch, who is running for Attorney General, speaks to the Pachyderm Club in Houston Thursday Nov. 14, 2013.

State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of companies that are disputing the federal government's ability to mandate that they provide health care coverage of contraceptives for employees.