The 2014 Classical Minds Institute, part of UH's Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival, will be June 10 – 14. Although Texas artists dominate the Classical Minds lineup, the sounds of Spain will have a special place. Students can participate in a Flamenco workshop June 10 and a special performance of Flamenco Fire by Jeremías García with guest artists from Solero Flamenco June 13. A schedule and ticket information can be found here.


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UH School of Theatre & Dance Announces 2014 - 15 Performance Season
Houstonians are well aware of the talents emanating from the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance. Soon, audiences will experience the creative energies of its actors in some of the most intimate performance spaces on campus.

University of Houston Law Center Hosts Ethics & Compliance Symposium
The University of Houston Law Center is hosting its third annual Ethics & Compliance Symposium June 13 to provide practical advice about real-world challenges that face ethics and compliance officers today. Attendees will learn how Fortune 500 companies are conduct­ing risk assessments, training, communication plans and program tracking, as well as monitoring program implementation and execution.


InfoEd Training: Overview of Creating a Complete Proposal with InfoEd
Thursday, May 29
The Division of Research will host a webinar on setting up a proposal with InfoEd from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 29. Join the webinar through Lync, or connect by calling 713-743-6112, conference ID 7558238.

New UH Engineering Professor Awarded $2 Million

Energy Corporation Gives Students Inside Look

Top Education Stories

Effort Brewing in Congress to Block College Ratings System
Representative Bob Goodlatte of Virginia wrote in an email to his fellow lawmakers that he hopes to insert a provision into upcoming spending bills that would prohibit the Education Department from moving ahead with the ratings system.

Higher education: for too long, we've avoided debating the true purpose of universities (editorial)
What is the value of an ivory tower? Universities have long argued against a purely utilitarian measure, rightly challenging the notion that it can be measured in pounds and pence. But when a version of the question was put to several thousand undergraduates, one in three said they were getting poor value for money for their degree.

Colleges Remain Big-Game Targets for Hackers
The digital thievery of hackers rarely resembles a big bank heist. With the prevalence of personal information being traded among websites daily, hackers are beginning to focus on some unconventional targets, and higher education continues to find itself in the crosshairs.

Co-ed or Not? Women's Colleges Pondering Path to Survival
Women make up the majority of the student body on most college campuses, with numbers as high as 70 percent on some campuses. Even so, women’s colleges are a hard sell. ¬≠They educate only about 2 percent of American women. In the last 50 years, the number of women’s colleges has fallen by about 75 percent, from approximately 200 colleges to about 50 — a number that continues to drop.

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