Medical students have a lot to worry about, from studying for exams to caring for patients to picking the right residencies, but for one entire class at the University of Houston, tuition won't be adding to that stress. It's all paid for, thanks to an anonymous donor. The university announced that a generous donor gave $3 million to the brand new UH College of Medicine Wednesday. And the school is putting the money to good use. The inaugural class of 30 students, who will begin med school in the fall of 2020, will have their tuition fully covered for all four years, reports CBS affiliate KHOU. "Student debt is the number one deterrent for students when applying to medical school," said Renu Khator, president of the University of Houston said in a press release. "This generous gift will allow such students an opportunity to attend and ultimately lead the future medical workforce." The UH College of Medicine will begin accepting applications next year, KHOU reports. The dean of the … [Read more...] about Entire class of medical students at University of Houston to get free tuition, thanks to anonymous donor
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The shooting reportedly left multiple people dead. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have been briefed on a shooting that reportedly left multiple people dead at a Texas high school. “School shooting in Texas. Early reports not looking good,” President Donald Trump tweeted Friday of the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. “God bless all!” At a prison reform event at the White House, Pence and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner voiced sympathies for the victims. “The president and I have been briefed,” Pence said. “We’ll continue to monitor the situation and we will make all federal resources available to first responders and school officials in the wake of this incident.” “I just want to send our thoughts and prayers to the people of Santa Fe,” Kushner said. Hospital officials at the University of Texas Medical Branch in nearby Galveston told reporters they have … [Read more...] about Trump, Pence briefed on Texas high school shooting
Will Ted Cruz lose his Senate seat to Democrat Beto O'Rourke? It's possible, but O'Rourke will certainly have his work cut out for him. Texas is a pretty Republican state, right? It is, although a fair number of political observers assume it will probably lean more Democratic in the future due to demographic changes. But it's hard to know when that will happen. And in the meantime, the GOP has a firm grip on the older white voters that make up a large share of the Texas electorate. So Ted Cruz is safe? Maybe. On the one hand, he's running in a state that's still dominated by the GOP. On the other, Cruz isn't the most popular guy, with a February University of Texas poll showing that only 40 percent of voters approve of his performance, while 41 percent disapprove. And despite winning the state by nine points in 2016, President Trump may not be so popular either; according to a January poll from Gallup, only 39 percent of Texans approved of the president, while 54 percent … [Read more...] about Can Democrat Beto O’Rourke beat Ted Cruz in Texas?
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Newsletter Podcasts TV Radio Video Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 Local 2 GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Entertainment Money Home/Family Health Food Pets Tech Travel Beauty & Style Auto VideoBytes Press Releases Main Former Guam resident accused of Texas murder caught Posted: Apr 25, 2018 5:46 PM Wednesday, April 25, 2018 5:46 PM EDTUpdated: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 3:46 AM EDTBy Nick [email protected] A former Guam resident being accused for a murder in Central Texas is captured. 26 year old Joseph Manuel Blas was caught in California and is being held in an Orange County Central Jail awaiting extradition back to the Lone Star state. Harker Heights police say the victim, Thomas Raymond West, died following a reported shooting on March 10th. First responders tried to save him, but he didn't survive. Blas is now waiting to be sent back to Bell County, Texas to answer to the charges. … [Read more...] about Former Guam resident accused of Texas murder caught
by Press Association March 12 2018, 4.01pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppLinkedInEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Want to read more?Subscribe today from £1 a week A new study has found that claims of a crisis in the accuracy of election polling are false and that there is no evidence to suggest that poll errors have increased over time. The research, led by Professor Will Jennings at the University of Southampton and Professor Christopher Wlezien from the University of Texas at Austin, examined more than 30,000 national polls from 351 general elections in 45 countries during the period between 1942 and 2017. The paper, titled Election polling errors across time and space, found that the average absolute error of pre-election polls has fluctuated over the years, but has not increased. When polling was first introduced during the 1940s and 1950s, the mean error was 2.1%. This average was also consistent during the 1960s and 1970s and … [Read more...] about No evidence of crisis in election polling, study finds