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Teaching Actors to Perform Accents

Posted on · We all continually hear how diverse Greater Houston is, and that means hearing a great number of different accents and dialects. But re-creating the voices that we hear throughout Houston – that’s a bit tougher. And that’s the job of Jim Johnson, Director of the School of Theatre and Dance in the College of Liberal Arts […]

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Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Border: Houston Matters for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Posted on · Vast numbers of often unaccompanied young children continue to cross into south Texas from Mexico. The White House says they’re fleeing violence in Central America. That’s why the Obama administration has begun to provide these minors seeking asylum with lawyers to assist them as they navigate our immigration courts. It’s not common practice for those […]