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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

Robert W. Hart

Considering the Arts for Their Economic Benefits

An aggressive effort is afoot to reframe the Texas Commission on the Arts as an engine for economic development and to give Texas’ designated cultural districts access to existing state incentive funds.

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Bob Daemmrich

UT System Planning New Rio Grande Valley University

At Thursday's meeting of the University of Texas System Board of Regents, Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa announced a major plan to consolidate its existing institutions in the Rio Grande Valley to create a new university.

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Bob Daemmrich

UT System Tackles Issue of Growing Student Debt

The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday will take on the issue of rising student loan debt, discussing the recommendations of a task force on ways to help students reduce and manage their burden.

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Michael Stravato

80-Year-Old WGU Texas Grad Keeps His Promise

Robert Titus had told his mom that he would get a college degree. But service in the U.S. Navy and a long sales career derailed that pledge for years. But Titus, 80, is now the proud owner of a degree from WGU Texas, an online university.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribCast: The Worst Candidates and the New Guys

Evan, Ross, Reeve and Emily reflect on The Washington Post's pick for worst candidate of 2012, consider the new faces in Texas politics and look forward to two new medical schools.

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