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Author Karen Russell discussed the craft of writing Monday at the UH Honors College Commons. Russell’s novel “Swamplandia!” was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and selected by The New York Times as one of the 10 Best Books of 2011.

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New Supercomputer Allows for Massive Data Analysis in Less Time

The University of Houston is adding a new, state-of-the-art supercomputer to its arsenal of research tools. Used primarily for scientific and engineering work, this powerful, high-performance computing system will have the computing power of more than 450 conventional desktops, which more than doubles the current computing power at UH.

Research Program Trains New Kind of Mentor to Support Novice Teachers

Students in a new research program at the University of Houston College of Education are classroom and school leaders developing and expanding their instructional coaching skills to improve teacher and student outcomes. They’re part of the new TEACH2Lead program that harnesses their expertise and enthusiasm for teaching and channels it to support new and continuing teachers.

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