Generations on the Rise

Houston Public Media & Houston First Celebrates Diversity with Juan “Tony” Castilleja, Jr.

Posted on · Houston Public Media and Houston First are paying tribute to the diversity in our region by spotlighting Houstonians from various communities in conjunction with national awareness months.

Houston Matters

Full Show: African Americans At The Olympics, And Political Roundup (Feb. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Educators are gathering in Houston to discuss how to better engage Latinos in STEM fields. Then, we examine the stories of African Americans at the Olympic games. Plus, our political experts discuss the latest news. And we meet skiing enthusiasts in the Bayou City.

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Houston Public Media Announces Houston Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Posted on · Houston Public Media announced Krissy Venosdale, the innovation coordinator from The Kinkaid School, as one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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Could Houston Have a River Walk, and Littering: Friday’s Show (April 14, 2017)

Posted on · If you’ve been to the River Walk in San Antonio, you’ve seen — or even ridden — the barges that take tourists down the river. Well, last year, a Houston architecture and design company won a competition to design new boats, replacing the aging fleet. Metalab Studio has created a new design for the river […]

Houston Matters

Former Astronaut Leland Melvin Talks Football and STEM Education

Posted on · Leland Melvin has an impressive resume: astronaut, engineer, football player and TV host. He’s flown on two space shuttle missions, was drafted by the Detroit Lions, and hosted a show on the Lifetime network called Child Genius. But he might be best known for his 2009 NASA portrait, where he appeared in his orange space […]