The University of Houston received a $1 million gift from Houston-based ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) April 9. The one-time gift will help fund new faculty positions and fellowships in UH’s computer science and mathematics departments, key areas of focus for the university as it doubles down on its data science offerings.

In November, UH received a $10 million grant from Hewlett Packard Enterprise to expand its data science institute, a move UH says will strengthen programs for students as well…

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UH gets M gift from large energy co. to fund new faculty positions