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09.13.2014

The Brownsville Herald reported that the Brownsville History Harvest will take place on September 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brownsville Public Library. The event is sponsored by Humanities Texas, the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, the Brownsville Public Library System, the Brownsville Historical Association, The University of Texas at Brownsville Library, and Texas Southwest College.

08.28.2014

The Mineral Wells Index reported that the Palo Pinto Old Jail Museum will display the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Dust Bowl through mid-September.

08.25.2014

The Sugar Land Sun reported that the Ford Bend County Museum is presenting a lecture on September 4 in conjunction with the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Tropical Impressions: A Gulf Coast Hurricane Retrospective, which will be on display at the museum from September 2 through October 10.

08.15.2014

The Victoria Advocate reported that Victoria East High School government, economics, and U.S. history teacher Sam L. Vanek was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1960s" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2014.

08.04.2014

The Pasadena Citizen reported that J. Frank Dobie High School geography and U.S. history teacher Jennifer Bland was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1960s" at the University of Houston in June 2014.

08.03.2014

The Kingsville Record reported that Memorial Middle School U.S. history teachers Lois Jaimes and Juan Meza were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at The University of Texas at San Antonio in June 2014.

07.31.2014

The Cypress Creek Mirror reported that Cy Woods High School U.S. history teachers Diana Rogers, Michael Wilson, and Kevin Wittschen were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1960s" at the University of Houston in June 2014.

07.30.2014

The Midland Reporter-Telegram reported on the display of the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Wilderness and Wildflowers: The Legacy of Lady Bird Johnson at the Midland County Public Library downtown location through mid-September.

07.28.2014

The Tribune reported that Atascocita High School world history teach Ashley Jordan, Kingwood Park High School U.S. history teacher Lori Lero, and Teague Middle School history teacher Etta Moton were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1960s" at the University of Houston in June 2014.

07.28.2014

The Lewisville Leader reported that Lewisville High School-Killough Campus world geography teacher Jeremy Dawson and The Colony High School U.S. history teacher Wade Hamm were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.25.2014

The Katy Times reported that Cinco Ranch High School U.S. history teacher Deborah Ciocca, Morton Ranch High School government and economics teacher Felicia Farrow, and Mayde Creek Junior High School U.S. history teacher Matthew Tollison were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1960s" at the University of Houston in June 2014.

07.24.2014

The Pasadena Citizen reported that Sam Rayburn High School English teacher Maria Armenta was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2014.

07.23.2014

 The Austin-American Statesman reported that Pflugerville Middle School U.S. history teacher Daniel Treviño was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at The University of Texas at San Antonio in June 2014.

07.22.2014

Mineral Wells Index reported on the display of the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution at the Palo Pinto County Old Jail Museum through early August.

07.18.2014

 The Coppell Gazeete reported that Coppell High School English teacher Travis Washmon was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2014.

07.18.2014

The Mesquite News reported that West Mesquite High School U.S. history teacher Laura Bennett was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of Houston in June 2014.

07.17.2014

The Focus Daily News reported that DeSoto East Middle School U.S. history teacher Floyd Freeman was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.16.2014

The Needville News reported that Needville Junior High School U.S. history teacher Palmer Alderman was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.16.2014

The Denton Record-Chronicle reported that Crownover Middle School teacher Rebecca Meuse Glass, McMath Middle School teacher Nonie Phillips, Denton High School teacher Kathleen Solomon, Bettye Myers Middle School teacher Allison Taylor, and Sanger High School teacher Hollie Teague participated in the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.16.2014

The Lufkin News reported that Lufkin High School English teachers Karen Jackuback, Megan Morgan, and Jennifer Powell were selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2014.

07.16.2014

The Tri County Leader reported that Troup Middle School U.S. history teacher Melissa Eastman was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.15.2014

The Lampasas Dispatch Record reported that Lampasas High School English and composition teacher Elizabeth Hoham was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2014.

07.15.2014

The McKinney Courier-Gazette reported that Evans Middle School Texas history teacher Stephanie Sanders was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.10.2014

The Midlothian Mirror reported that Frank Seale Middle School U.S. history teacher Mary Ann O'Brien was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "America in the 1860s" at the University of North Texas in June 2014.

07.07.2014

The Panhandle Herald reported that Panhandle High School English, debate, and theater teacher Sheryl Oliver was selected to attend the Humanities Texas institute "Teaching the American Literary Tradition" at The University of Texas at Austin in June 2014.

07.07.2014

KWBU reported that the documentary film The Grove, Texas, about a Hill Country ghost town turned filmmaking hub, will be shown in Mason, Texas, on July 17 at the Odeon theater. The film was funded in part by a Humanities Texas grant.

06.12.2014

The Valley Town Crier recognized Social Studies teacher Matthew Adams of Kenneth White Jr. High School in Mission as recipient of a 2014 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.

05.22.2014

Houston Chronicle, News 92 FM and the Katy Times reported that five students in Penny Rosas’s eleventh-grade class at Mayde Creek High School are among the winners of the Humanities Texas inaugural President’s Vision poster contest. Sarah Mavad and Megan Myers won a first-place prize for their poster on Lyndon B. Johnson, Akrama Khan and Fatema Shipchandler won a second-place prize for their posters on John Adams and Woodrow Wilson, and Sophia Carrico won a third-place prize for her poster on Franklin D. Roosevelt.

03.28.2014

The Harker Heights Herald reported that Doris Stevenson of Harker Heights High School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Understanding the Federal Government" in Dallas on February 21, 2014.

03.16.2014

The Valley Morning Star reported that Heidi Serrano of Gutierrez Middle School; Araceli Mata of Harlingen High School South; Wade Marcum and Myles Paredes, both of Memorial Middle School; Jason Acosta, Jose Luna Jr., and Priscilla Uribe, all of Mercedes Junior High School; and Russell Totora of Santa Rosa High School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Westward Expansion" in Edinburg on February 5, 2014.

03.14.2014

The Laredo Sun reported that Julia Benavides of United High School as well as Adriana Lopez-Casiano and Daniel Rodriguez, both of United South High School, attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Understanding the Federal Government" in Austin on February 20, 2014

03.13.2014

Big Bend Now reported on the display of the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate at the Barton Warnock Visitor Center and four other Texas state parks and historic sites over the next thirteen months.

03.12.2014

The Cypress Creek Mirror reported that Tammy Lee-Koonce of Klein High School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "The U.S. in the 1940s" in Houston on January 31, 2014.

03.12.2014

The Irving Weekly reported that Jennifer McDaniel of MacArthur High School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Understanding the Federal Government" in Dallas on February 21, 2014.

03.06.2014

Round Rock Independent School District reported on their website that Ridgeview Middle School received a Humanities Texas mini-grant to support the rental and display of the Humanities Texs traveling exhibition Africa in the Americas: Slavery in Spanish and Portuguese Realms throughout February.

03.04.2014

The Nueces County Record Star reported that Ed Roeder of Robstown High School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Westward Expansion" in Corpus Christi on February 6, 2014.

02.27.2014

The Alice Echo-News Journal reported that Michelle Ballard, Jessica Chavarria, and Becky Lutzke, all of Adams Middle School; Sharon Daniels of San Diego High School; and Sharon Wilson of Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Westward Expansion" in Corpus Christi on February 6, 2014.

02.21.2014

The Longview News-Journal: Panola Watchman reported on the display of the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement through February 28, 2014 at the M. P. Baker Library at Panola College in Carthage.

02.14.2014

KWKT recognized Meyer High School teacher David Corkill, recipient of a Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.

01.27.2014

The Tribune reported that Michelle Neyrey of Kingwood Middle School attended the Humanities Texas teacher workshop "Critical Events in U.S. History, 1776–1836" in Houston on October 2, 2013.

01.21.2014

The Chadron Record reported on the display of the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Fact, Fiction, and the New World: The Role of Books in the Making of America at the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center on the Campus of Chadron State College through March 7.

01.14.2014

KTSM News reported that Humanities Texas awarded the El Paso Museum of Archaeology a grant to support, in part, three speakers and two exhibitions on various topics from January through August 2014.

01.08.2014

The Pearland Journal reported on the display of the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition Miguel Covarrubias: Caricaturista at the Brazoria County Historical Museum from January 6 through February 16.

05.09.2012

Humanities Texas is the featured organization in the May issue of Texas Insights.

12.01.2011

Old House Journal featured the Byrne-Reed House restoration in the cover story "The Remarkable Transformation of the Byrne-Reed House."

09.01.2011

The Byrne-Reed House restoration was featured in the article "Unwrapped" in Preservation magazine.

07.01.2011

Texas Architect highlighted the Byrne-Reed House restoration in the article "Unwrapped."

07.01.2011

Humanities magazine featured the Byrne-Reed House in the article "A Texas-Sized Renovation."

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