By Emily Vinson The KUHT television program People are Taught to be Different had the noble aim of improving intercultural understanding, and showing viewers that people are, at their core, much the same. Against a simple stage setting, elegant dancers interpreted moments of joy and sorrow, anger, and love across cultures, as the narrator provided […]
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Volume 10, Number 1
By Houston History Magazine on July 26, 2013 in Arts & Culture, Education, Houstonians, Past Issues, Sports, University of Houston
UH Celebrates 85 Years: The Road to Tier One Vol. 10, No. 1 (Fall 2012) Download PDF Letter from UHAA President Mike Pede 2 Houston: The City and the University, The Allure and the Promise By Chancellor and President Renu Khator 5 UH at 85 By Joe Pratt 9 The People’s University: […]
KUHT-TV: UH’s Second Great Vision
By Houston History Magazine on November 26, 2012 in Arts & Culture, University of Houston
Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. E. E. Oberholtzer’s concept for Houston Junior College was arguably the University of Houston’s first great visionary aspiration. In 1951, UH President Dr. Walter Kemmerer brought another visionary concept to the university, a proposal for an educational television station.
Jesse Jones: A Conversation about “Mr. Houston”
By Houston History Magazine on November 8, 2012 in Politics
With Steven Fenberg and Joe Pratt Click here to read a pdf of the full article.