University of Houston signs MoU with Himachal based-Shoolini University

NEW DELHI: Himachal Pradesh-based Shoolini University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Houston, Texas, through which five of the former’s graduate students will get admission to the latter’s mathematics PhD program.

The US based University of Houston, a leading public research university in Houston, Texas, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Himachal based Shoolini University for collaboration in research and academic partnership.

The students recommended by Shoolini University will be evaluated and tentatively approved by the University of Houston a year in advance. They will spend a year in the Solan campu in Himachal and then complete their programme at the Texas campus. The selected students will be entitled to a stipend for the first year and will be eligible fellowships subject to rules.

Shoolini University vice-chancellor P. K. Khosla said it was a “golden” opportunity for students, “The University, which already has tie ups with over 200 universities across the globe, has initiated steps to open more such avenues for its students.”

Houston University is nearly a century old. Jiwen He, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics at University of Houston said, “At the University of Houston, we prepare students to envision their future, emerge as leaders and launch careers that transform the world.”


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