Biden's Commerce pick, Raimondo, voices tough line on China
Gina Raimondo testifies remotely during her nomination hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Gina Raimondo, a former venture capitalist, would be responsible for promoting opportunities for economic growth domestically and overseas. U.S. companies need to get a license to sell sophisticated technology to companies on the list. Raimondo promised to give the Census Bureau more time to crunch the numbers for the 2020 census if needed. “I believe we need to take the politics out of the census and we need to rely on the experts,” Raimondo said.
Missouri City native Jeremy Thomas selected as prestigious Rhodes Scholar
MISSOURI CITY, Texas – A Missouri City native is one of 32 American students selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford in England. “It’s a bit overwhelming, but it’s really, really exciting. Since he is attending classes remotely, Thomas got to receive the good news at home in Missouri City with his family. It’s really, really, really exciting. “Oxford is obviously an incredible, incredible institution, and going there for free is even better.
Bellaire High School graduate selected as Rhodes Scholar
The Yale University senior is a graduate of Bellaire High School. “This is incredible news for Liana, her parents, Yale University, Bellaire High School and the district as a whole,” HISD Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan said. We can only imagine what greatness lies ahead for her.”Wang is a 2016 graduate of HISD’s Bellaire High School. “I remember how incredibly high-achieving she was,” Bellaire High School Principal Michael McDonough said. The Bellaire High School community is exceptionally proud to be part of her amazing story.”Wang is an Economics major at Yale.