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Truth Squad: Do illegal immigrants get tuition discount?updated: Fri Sep 23 2011 12:37:00

At Thursday night's presidential debate in Orlando, Florida, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney hit Texas Gov. Rick Perry hard on the issue of immigration, characterizing his policies as encouraging illegal immigration. He specifically criticized Perry's support for a Texas law that allows children of illegal immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities, likening it to a $100,00 educational discount. Perry defended the state policy as important for integrating future generations into the economic mainstream and said it's "heartless" to deny the children of illegal immigrants a chance at in-state tuition rates.

Texas university to build powerful supercomputerupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 16:50:00

Maybe everything really is bigger in Texas.

How words have the power to healupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 10:59:00

The first thing I did after receiving what is surely one of the top two or three most terrifying medical diagnoses was pick up the telephone to call my husband to tell him to come home, and my brother to ask him to call my parents, because I couldn't bear their grief as well as my own.

5 things not to say to new college graduatesupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 09:06:00

While you are congratulating some new college graduates, here are some examples of what you should not say to them.

Divorce rates falling, report findsupdated: Fri May 20 2011 10:27:00

Back in the 1970s, before we met Dr. Phil; ate, prayed, and loved; and saw a British prince arrange his own marriage, it seemed like the institution of wedlock was doomed.

That's a penguin of a different colorupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 22:55:00

Penguins didn't always come in black and white, paleontologists said Thursday, citing the discovery of a 36-million-year-old fossil of a bird that, in its day, waddled nearly 5 feet tall.

Shooter at University of Texas was a studentupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 18:52:00

A 19-year-old mathematics major from Austin, Texas, was identified Tuesday as the suspected gunman who fired shots from an AK-47 and then turned the gun on himself, the University of Texas at Austin said.

Death of Texas mayor ruled suicide, daughter's death homicideupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 14:10:00

Police in a Dallas, Texas, suburb indicated Wednesday that the town's mayor likely killed her daughter before turning the weapon on herself.

Watch out for traps in your marriageupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 11:25:00

Can you spot a good marriage? I was pretty sure I could, starting with my own.

University of Texas may change dorm name that honors Klansmanupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 07:39:00

A University of Texas at Austin student dormitory named after a man prominent in the Ku Klux Klan in the 1800s may soon have its name changed, university officials said.

Is another deepwater disaster possible?updated: Thu Jun 10 2010 12:36:00

Oil rig blowout preventers fail to provide adequate defense against disaster. CNN's Allan Chernoff reports.

Blowout preventers -- disasters waiting to happen?updated: Thu Jun 10 2010 12:36:00

Could another deep water -- or even shallow water -- oil drilling disaster be looming ahead? Experts warn it certainly could happen again.

What your heart and brain are doing when you're in loveupdated: Sat Feb 13 2010 13:50:00

Poets, novelists and songwriters have described it in countless turns of phrase, but at the level of biology, love is all about chemicals.

How are dog people and cat people different?updated: Wed Jan 13 2010 15:50:00

Do you rejoice at the sound of barking but cower at a meow? Or do you look at a cat and feel an instant sibling-style connection?

Boy,7, shot and killedupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 11:49:00

A seven-year-old boy was murdered in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. KFOX's Monica Balderrama reports.

Love, pleasure, duty: Why women have sexupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 10:18:00

What makes a woman want to have sex? Is it physical attraction? Love? Loneliness? Jealousy? Boredom? Painful menstrual cramps?

Why women have sexupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 10:18:00

CNN took to the streets to ask real women why they have sex.

Report on handling H1N1 cases: Use masks with airtight sealsupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 20:27:00

An advisory panel is recommending a major step up in protection for health workers dealing with patients suspected or confirmed to have H1N1 influenza.

Fortune: Why you aren't finding a job in a different fieldupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 11:46:00

Friends, here's one thing we've all realized by now: This isn't your ordinary garden-variety recession. During one of those - in fact, as recently as last fall - people laid off by one company could often go right out and get hired by a more prosperous competitor. Now, however, entire industries (banking, autos, construction, retailing, newspapers, the list goes on...) are shrinking fast, putting larger numbers of qualified candidates in competition for fewer openings. At the same time, thousands of people are leaving active military service every month. It all adds up to a huge number of job seekers looking for work in unfamiliar businesses - which, for many veterans, means any civilian enterprise.

Money Magazine: Why you can't trust your gut in this marketupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 14:12:00

If you think you're immune to market panic, consider this experiment.

For some skillful and plucky investors, it's a buyer's marketupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 12:08:00

It seems every other day brings news of waves of selling by nervous investors. But for every seller, there has to be a buyer. So who's buying stocks when so many people are selling?

Dow's 2nd best day everupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 12:08:00

The Dow rallied as much as 906 points during Tuesday's session, as investors dove back into stocks.

Antarctica's hidden depths to be exploredupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 10:41:00

An international team of researchers plans to head to Antarctica later this year to begin a four-year project exploring some of the last uncharted regions on Earth.

Antarctic flights could help reveal what drives climate changeupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 06:20:00

A team of scientists will use a World War II-era plane to explore one of the last uncharted regions of Earth, in hopes of learning more about climate change.

Navigating the rankings mazeupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 14:50:00

A specific league table of the best business schools for Hispanic students? Why, some might ask, would anyone need that?

FSB: Death to scalpersupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 09:30:00

First place team: qcue What it does: Helps promoters price live events and concerts and resell tickets Founders: Andrew Mills, Barry Kahn, and Jitendra Dalvi School: University of Texas at Austin Launched: August 2007

The CNN Democratic presidential debate in Texasupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 22:08:00

CNN's CAMPBELL BROWN: And the candidates have taken their seats. We are ready to get started. On behalf of CNN, Univision and the candidates, we want to thank our hosts, the University of Texas and the LBJ School and Library.

Clinton vs. Obamaupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 22:08:00

American Morning's John Roberts talks with New York Times political reporter Jeff Zeleny about the upcoming Democratic debate. Why We Loveupdated: Wed Jan 16 2008 18:00:00

Breeding is easy, but survival requires romance too. How our brains, bodies and senses help us find it

Instinct isn't everything, some study requiredupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 12:14:00

Social learning is a way of life for a variety of animals. And while the following 10 critters haven't exactly founded charter schools or research universities, they have developed some interesting study skills.

Partying with honors at West Virginia University updated: Tue Aug 21 2007 08:28:00

To the disappointment of school administrators -- and the pride of some students -- West Virginia University is No. 1 on The Princeton's Review's annual list of the top 20 party schools. Overweight Kids: College Less Likelyupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 16:30:00

Being overweight is bad for kids' health, but a new study finds it's also bad for their education

CNNMoney: Who might win from global warming?updated: Thu Mar 29 2007 13:13:00

Climate scientists working on the United Nations' report on global warming say documented effects of rising temperatures include more plant- and tree-eating insects, shifting weather patterns, and the spread of disease-causing organisms in humans.

Your own clean-air actupdated: Fri Jan 26 2007 14:06:00

It's time to breathe a sigh of relief -- sort of. Thanks to changes in air-quality and emissions laws over the past 30 years, the air you breathe when you head outdoors this summer is cleaner than ever.

FSB: Where are they now?updated: Tue Nov 28 2006 10:04:00

All five of last year's winners are growing rapidly. Here's an update.

Business skills through competitionupdated: Mon Nov 20 2006 07:09:00

As well as learning skills through lectures and seminars, an increasingly important part of modern MBA life comes when students pit their wits and skills against peers from other business schools in competitions.

FSB: Where are they nowupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 10:02:00

The winners of last year's FSB business-plan competition are growing rapidly. Here's an update.

Authorities: Powder in dorm likely not ricinupdated: Sat Feb 25 2006 13:26:00

Authorities doubt that the whitish-brown powder found in a roll of quarters at the University of Texas at Austin is ricin because no one has shown symptoms of exposure to the powerful poison, an EMS spokesman said late Saturday afternoon.

Business 2.0: The Ultimate Music Buffupdated: Fri Feb 24 2006 15:55:00

The Seemingly Unsolvable Problem: As an engineering graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin in 1992, Joe Born loved the Clint Black album Killin' Time--but the CD had become scratched...

CNNMoney: Job prospects heat up for the Class of '06updated: Fri Feb 24 2006 11:46:00

Class of 2006...prepare to flip your tassel with confidence. The way things look right now, the nearly 1.5 million college seniors expecting to graduate this spring are set.

Business 2.0: Let the MBA Buyer Bewareupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

So you're thinking about getting a master's of business administration, and you want to know which school is the best for you. With tuition at top-tier schools reportedly up 55 percent in the past ...

CNNMoney: Real estate geek watchupdated: Thu Nov 04 2004 10:11:00

SALEM, Ore. (CNN/Money) - Forget Trump. Next week, student teams from a dozen business schools will test their real estate savvy in the third annual Real Estate Challenge.

CNNMoney: Most expensive collegesupdated: Thu Oct 21 2004 17:54:00

Quick: What will $36,750 buy you?

Face transplants inch toward realityupdated: Wed May 26 2004 12:45:00

Doctors in Kentucky have begun preparing a document to be submitted to an ethics panel at the University of Louisville School of Medicine seeking permission to perform a face transplant, the lead researcher in the endeavor told CNN.

Bushes decline twin daughters' graduation ceremonies updated: Thu May 06 2004 19:44:00

President Bush and first lady Laura Bush will not attend the graduation ceremonies of their twin daughters later this month in order to avoid disruptions for families of the other graduates, the White House announced Thursday.

CNNMoney: Job outlook brightens for Class of '04updated: Mon Apr 19 2004 17:21:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The newest crop of college grads will have more job opportunities than last year's graduating class, and in a few cases, slightly higher salaries.

Fortune: MBA Dream Jobs May Be Just That It's time for our annual survey of where B-school students would ideally like updated: Mon Apr 15 2002 00:01:00

Last April the global head of recruiting at A.T. Kearney crowed to FORTUNE about the gaggle of MBAs who were ditching the derailed dot-com train to come work for his consulting firm. Bob Chrismer e...

Fortune: Spotting Online Job Fraud And Getting a Visaupdated: Mon Aug 02 1999 00:01:00

DEAR ANNIE: Like lots of other people, I've always fantasized about owning my own business. My question is, What about all those offers one gets over the Internet, where supposedly all you have to ...


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Money Magazine: THESE M.B.A. STUDENTS AVERAGE 22% WITH A FORMULA YOU COULD COPYupdated: Wed Nov 27 1996 00:01:00

Would you invest your money in a mutual fund managed by a group of business school students? Well, 43 well-heeled investors, including the chief financial officer of EDS and a managing director at ...

Fortune: Children vs. unions, a farewell to Indians, when certain judges go shopping, and other matters. THE NOMENKLATURA SPEAKSupdated: Mon Dec 28 1992 00:01:00

It was another bad year for media folks engaged in the unending game -- at least, nobody knows how to stop it -- of trying to figure out which labels are currently considered socially acceptable by...

Fortune: The secret about beer, the importance of being miserable, the last word on pulchritude, and other matters. ONE BEHOLDER'S EYEupdated: Mon Dec 14 1992 00:01:00

Friends, we were shocked at the reaction to our recent (November 2) essay on beauty -- the one asking earnestly which colleges have the highest pulchritude quotients. It seems that guys today are n...

Fortune: HOW TO CUT COLLEGE BILLS updated: Mon Oct 26 1992 00:01:00

Even if college costs seem hopelessly high, don't despair. You can bring them down in several ways, some of which you may not know about. -- A hardworking, brainy kid may be able to finish college ...

Money Magazine: MONEY'S guide to 1,000 collegesupdated: Mon Sep 07 1992 00:01:00

The tables on the following pages deliver basic information you need to size up 1,000 public and private four-year colleges and universities that welcome students without regard to their religious ...

Money Magazine: what we learned FRESHMAN YEARupdated: Mon Sep 07 1992 00:01:00

Yes, we read the right books, we talked to alumni, we visited; so we were pretty confident that we knew what was in store for Max in his freshman year at the University of Texas at Austin. After al...

Fortune: How to attain a negative GNP, the judges hang tough, workers and their companions, and other matters. ASK MR. STATISTICSupdated: Mon Jun 15 1992 00:01:00

Dear Mr. Statistics: Rookie Secretary of Commerce Barbara Franklin recently stated that if current occupational trends continue, the U.S.A. will have more lawyers than people by the year 2000. I re...

Fortune: Seems like old timesupdated: Mon May 23 1988 00:01:00

Want to feel uneasy? Just look at the way the U.S. guzzled oil in the first quarter of this year. Compared with a year ago, demand for all petroleum products increased 5.4%, and for gasoline 4%. At...

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