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New Courses Help Pave Way for Video Game Careers
When Wesley Barta tells people what he does for a living, it rarely fails to elicit a "that's so cool!"

Barta, a game development engineer and 2008 University of Houston computer science graduate, achieved what is perhaps every teenage boy's dream job when he was hired in June by a Houston firm that works on some of the world's most popular video games. more
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Geology Professor Wins NSM's Highest Teaching Award
For making a difference in the classroom and connecting with students, Thomas Lapen, an assistant professor of geology, received the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics' highest teaching award. more

Physicist Captures Highest Honor From Alma Mater
A University of Houston physicist will join the ranks of a number of Nobel laureates this fall when he receives the Townsend Harris Medal, the highest honor awarded alumni of his alma mater, City College of New York.  more