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UH Student Helped Build Schools in Afghanistan

Posted on · We meet a University of Houston student Shaun Theriot-Smith who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and then took advantage of the GI Bill to attend college. He talks about working to build schools in the countries he served in. This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher.

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UH Student Helped Build Schools in Afghanistan

Posted on · We meet a University of Houston student Shaun Theriot-Smith who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and then took advantage of the GI Bill to attend college. He talks about working to build schools in the countries he served in. This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher.

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Photographer Hopes Portraits Will Return Some Dignity to Abu Ghraib Abuse Victims

Posted on · During the Iraq War, you probably remember seeing photos of detainees being abused at the Abu Ghraib prison. Some of the more infamous photos showed detainees wearing hoods or lying naked at the end of a leash. Photographer Chris Bartlett saw them too and wanted to find a way to use his skills to voice his […]

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How World Events Affect Houston — From Oil Prices to Personal Lives

Posted on · In an ever more connected world, events around the globe can impact our lives here in Houston in any number of ways. Take recent developments in the Middle East: they can impact us economically, in ways as obvious as the price of gasoline to more subtle impacts on industries and consumers. International events of course can also be highly personal […]

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How World Events Affect Houston, and METRO Light Rail: Houston Matters for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Posted on · In an ever more connected world, events around the globe can impact our lives here in Houston in any number of ways. Take recent developments in the Middle East: they can impact us economically, in ways as obvious as the price of gasoline to more subtle impacts on industries and consumers. International events of course can also be highly personal […]