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Engines of Our Ingenuity

The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories. This content is in service of Houston Public Media’s education mission and is sponsored by the University of Houston. It is not a product of our news team.

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Alfred Garza III in Uvalde

Town Square

Challenges, updates on the Uvalde school shooting. What’s actually been done?

Posted on · Since the tragedy in Uvalde, the new school year has us all looking for answers. Today, we get a current update from The Texas Tribune, talk with those who have the power to make change, and we hear from the father of one of Robb Elementary School's shooting victims.

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A closer look at Uvalde school shooting ‘systemic failures’, and what’s being done to help families heal

Posted on · With the recent release of the Texas House committee investigation of the Robb Elementary School shooting and with Uvalde County commissioners' approval of a $5 million contract to assist victims, experts discuss what we can learn in order to protect our kids in the future.

UH Moment

UH Moment: Next-Gen Stroke Rehabilitation

Posted on · "Our project addresses a pressing need for accessible, safe and effective stroke rehabilitation devices for in-clinic and at-home use for sustainable long-term therapy"

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Documentary ‘Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness’ airs on PBS

Posted on · Executive producer Ken Burns presents both the unbearable obstacles faced by those who live with mental disorders and their hope for a better life in a two-part series airing tonight on all PBS platforms and TV 8 at 8 pm CT. Today, the filmmakers of the series and local mental health experts help shed a light on the mental health crisis among America’s youth.