Why are Superintendent Mike Miles' top staffers decamping? Blame the school board.
Mike MezeulSo what do you give the man who -- all the sudden -- has everything? You throw him a surprise birthday party at a discreet wine room and invite 41 guests, including a Nobel Prize winner he's never met. After getting serenaded with "Happy Birthday" by a post-parade American Ai ... More >>
Speaking of the great state o' Texas's $25-billion budget shortfall ...Clearly, there are many Get Him to the Greek fans amongst the Friends of Unfair Park who've spent the better part of the morning filling the in-box with a copy of actor and Nobel Prize-winner Paul Krugman's piece in today's Ne ... More >>
Smokey Joe Barton's Wednesday afternoon tweet from a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing has been making the rounds, as the Arlington congressman does seem awful proud of hisself for stickin' it to Secretary of Energy Steve Chu -- the same dude who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1997, ... More >>
Yeah, yeah. Red state, blue state, Sunni versus Shiite, McCain battling against his "maverick" past--big deal.These are but minor little spats compared to the one issue that threatens to rend our social fabric, set brother against brother and perhaps even topple our sacred devotion to progress: in t ... More >>
UT Dallas Tammy Leonard Late last month, Tammy Leonard, a Ph.D. student in the UT Dallas's School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, went to Germany -- not on vacation, but to speak to the 2008 Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences, very fancy. UTD's initial media release ... More >>
Nobel Prize-winner Robert Curl, who's opposed to allowing degrees in creationism. Because he's a scientist. A couple weeks before Christmas, we noted that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Committee on Academic Excellence and Research in Austin was seriously considering a request from th ... More >>
UT-Dallas professor and Nobel Prize-winner Alan MacDiarmid, who died earlier this month On February 8, we mentioned the passing of 2000 Nobel Prize-winning chemist and University of Texas at Dallas professor Alan G. MacDiarmid, who received a lengthy obit in The New York Times. MacDiarmid was 79 and ... More >>