Education

TSU's President Remains Positive about the Future

Houston’s premiere HBCU is thriving under new president Austin Lane, threats to higher ed funding notwithstanding.

08/14/2017 By Allyson Waller

Ice House

At UH, Creating the Country's First Spanish-Language Creative Writing PhD Program

The program begins this month, and hopes to engage the local Hispanic community in telling their own stories.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Skoolz out 4evr

A Tale of Three Schools: One Last Walk Down the Halls of Robert E. Lee Wisdom High

One writer reflects on her years at a historic Houston high school as it faces demolition.

06/26/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Life in the Big City

Finding an Inner Loop School for Your Kid Just Got Easier

A downtown economic development group is looking to lure young families to the heart of the city.

06/13/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Higher Ed

On the Cusp of Its 70th Anniversary, the University of St. Thomas Welcomes a New President

...and its largest incoming freshman class in the university's history.

06/09/2017 By Julia Gsell

HBCU Later

Texas Southern Tells Senator 'No Thanks' to Planned Commencement Speech

Senator John Cornyn is firmly Team Trump, and students at the historically black university aren't pleased.

05/12/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

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

Bayougraphy

Shannon LaBove: Rice University’s Great Debater

Everyone talks, but few know how to turn a speech into a work of art.

11/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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