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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.

Recent Contributions

Ante Vekic

UT Considering Massive Open Online Courses

The University of Texas at Austin is negotiating with Coursera and edX, massive open online course companies that make content from elite universities available for free on the internet.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

At UT System, Plan to Expand KUT Moves Forward

The University of Texas System Board of Regents' academic affairs committee approved a revised version of an embattled proposal to have the University of Texas at Austin expand KUT, Austin's public radio station.

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George E. Martin: The TT Interview

The president of St. Edward's University, a private Catholic university in Austin, on the state's primary grant program for students of private institutions, as well as the increasingly global nature of higher ed.

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Bob Daemmrich

UT System to Establish Medical School in South Texas

Amid major changes at health science centers across the state, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa on Friday announced his intention to establish a freestanding medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Sarah Lim

Special Collections a Boon for Universities, Public

For public universities in Texas that are striving to distinguish themselves — particularly those vying to be the state’s next tier-one research institution — special collections in their libraries can provide a boost.

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Bob Daemmrich

Ubiquitous Aggies

The A&M System regents are expected to approve a resolution that will add “Texas A&M” to the name of each institution it oversees. The change is part of a massive rebranding effort, which is just one of many major changes Chancellor John Sharp has announced as he approaches his one-year anniversary on the job.

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University of North Texas

UNT Health Science Center May Be Combined With University

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents may be on the verge of combining the University of North Texas System Health Science Center in Fort Worth and its flagship institution, the University of North Texas in Denton.

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Eric Kayne

Meningitis Vaccine Rules Could See Some Changes

In 2011, Texas became the first state to mandate that all students who come onto college campuses be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis. But even supporters may be pushing for a few revisions to the statute next session.

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Todd Wiseman

TribCast: Presidential Politics at the Cactus Cafe

Evan, Ross, Reeve and Ben sit down for a special live TribCast taping at the Cactus Cafe in Austin feauring talk of Ted Cruz, the presidential race and tax returns. Plus: a celebrity intro you have to hear to believe!

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