Higher Learning

Up Your Gift-Giving Game with These Dynamic DIY Classes

Why buy something when you can learn how to make it yourself?

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

Higher Learning

This Non-Traditional Graduate Program at Rice University Appeals to Students of Life

An emphasis on critical thinking and the power of dialog sets the Glasscock School apart.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Higher Learning

Classes to Help You Unleash Your Creative Side

Maybe you're a poet (or an artist, or a salsa dancer) and you didn't know it.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Higher Learning

Find Your Inner Warrior

Take your mind and body to the limit, whether by land, sea or sky.

02/20/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Higher Learning

It's Never Too Late to Learn a New Language

In Houston, the only real problem is picking which one to learn first.

02/20/2017 By Marianella Orlando

High Learning

Improve Yourself, Improve Your Life

For when you know you need a change, but you're not sure where to get started...

02/20/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Higher Learning

Feed Your Body — and Your Mind — with These Fun Food Classes

These programs might help you become the next Top Chef — or at least help you throw better dinner parties.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Higher Learning

Build a Better You: The Best Continuing Ed Classes in Houston

Further your education in the school of life at these classes and workshops.

02/20/2017 By Houstonia Staff

News

Could Solar Power Ever Catch up to Oil and Gas in Houston?

These believers in the energy of tomorrow say yes.

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

Ice House

Checking Out People Isn't Quite What It Sounds Like at Lone Star College's 'Human Library'

Countering an increasing lack of civil discourse requires a little creativity and a lot of communication.

02/20/2017 By Suzanne Stavinoha

Higher Learning

Rice University Adds Rapper Pimp C's Archives to Hip-Hop Collection

Along with former rap partner Bun B, Rice professor Anthony Pinn is preserving Pimp C's work for future generations to study.

02/13/2017 By Camilo Smith

Best High Schools 2016

Dream Catcher: Meet the Man Who Helps Students—and Their Parents—Achieve Success

Local expert Ibrahim Firat on choosing the right school, tutoring over Skype, and why your teenager should be on LinkedIn.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best High Schools 2016

Today’s High School Classes Are as Unique as Your Child

Classes in video editing and marine science are only offered in college, right? Not so fast.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best High Schools 2016

Making the Grade: HISD and Graduation Rates

The district continues to lag Texas, but progress has been made.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best High Schools 2016

The No. 1 Public High School in Texas Is in Houston

DeBakey turns out math and science whiz kids who head to top colleges. But with high expectations comes high pressure.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Behind the Data

Straight-A Schools: How Children at Risk Compiles Its Yearly Rankings

Dr. Bob Sanborn discusses how Children at Risk uses data to push for better inner city schools.

09/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Houston's Best High Schools 2016

The Best Houston-Area Public High Schools

Children at Risk ranked the top schools in Texas—and these Houston high schools got straight A's.

09/16/2016

Houston's Best High Schools 2016

The Best Houston-Area Private High Schools

There are hundreds of private schools in the greater Houston metro area; these are the cream of the crop.

09/16/2016

Museums

Escape the Heat with Houston’s Summer Museum Exhibits

Be cool at these hot shows.

06/08/2015 By Jenae Sitzes