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Texas Governor’s New Initiative Emphasizes Research

Gov. Greg Abbott’s University Research Initiative represents a shift in tone for state-backed funds designed to spur academic research, including medical research.

Gov. Greg Abbott delivering his State of the State speech on Feb. 17, 2015.

Gov. Greg Abbott’s University Research Initiative represents a shift in tone for state-backed funds designed to spur academic research, including medical research. The new initiative emphasizes research not only as an economic boon, but also as a way to elevate Texas higher education. (Austin American-Statesman)

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