- The University of Houston’s Jazz Ensemble joins forces with special guests to honor a visionary group that fused jazz, rock, funk and soul. Houstonians will experience “A Tribute to Tower of Power” at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 30 in UH’s Moores Opera House.
- Thomas Colbert was dedicated to preserving the coastlines along Texas and Louisiana. As an architect, researcher and educator, he was engaged in numerous projects that investigated innovative ways to protect coastal areas from storms and other threats.
- For 20 years, Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran have carefully balanced their artistic and life partnerships. Their respective bodies of work as individual artists have earned applause around the world. Soon, the husband and wife duo will share their insights on collaboration and innovation (among other topics) with audiences during the 2015 Mitchell Artist Lecture at the University of Houston.
- If anyone knows about how companies are compensating employees, it’s the professionals at PayScale. The online resource – featuring 40 million salary profiles – recently released its 2015 – 2016 College Salary Report, and the University of Houston is among the Texas institutions producing top earners.
- Many residents of the Fifth Ward have no doubt passed by the aging storage building that sits near Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. The vacant edifice has seen better days, but thanks to University of Houston architecture students, it will have a new purpose in the community.
- Wheelchair rugby and basketball players are aggressive, conditioned and determined, just like people without disabilities. Unlike them, though, is their likelihood of employment and economic independence. A new study finds playing an adaptive sport can have dramatic results on the athlete and the economy.
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