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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

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TribCast: Guns, Health and Politics

Ross, Reeve, Emily and Morgan discuss how legislators might react to a recent shooting incident, the state's approach to the women's health services and the upshot of the recently announced Senate Committee assignments.

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In Report, University History Departments Face Scrutiny

A new report questions the history course offerings at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University, which could signal the return of contentious debate over what professors should be teaching the state's students.

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TribCast: 2012 Year-End Spectacular

In this very special episode, a varied cast of TribCasters revisit the highlights and lowlights of Texas politics in 2012. As a holiday bonus, we've included the previously unaired recording of this year's biggest TribCast blooper.

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Year in Review: Education

For public education in Texas, 2012 was the year of accountability. At the state's universities, the competition for dollars to boost research and status heated up. Here's a look back at the year's biggest stories about public and higher education.

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Texas Tech, Professor in Standoff Over Tenure

Texas Tech University professor James Wetherbe has filed a federal suit against the university, claiming that administrators there have stifled his career advancement because he publicly opposes tenure.

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