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  • St. Louis Art Museum upcoming exhibits

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      St. Louis -- The Higher Education Channel was at the Saint Louis Art Museum Tuesday to take a sneak peak of the current and future exhibits coming to St. Louis. Take a look at the exciting new works coming soon:   Thomas Cole's Voyage of Life February 7–September 20, 2015 Gallery 336 Thomas Cole is widely associated with the founding of the Hudson...
  • ‘Sam Durant: Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, D.C.’ exhibit at Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

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    ST.  LOUIS -- Monuments and memorials occupy complicated and often contested spaces of national identification. They commemorate tragic events. They honor the victims of wars, colonization and revolutions. But they also celebrate ideals of national power and unity in ways that shape our collective identity, sanitize violent — even genocidal — pasts and prioritize the viewpoints...
  • Jazz Trio performing for the first time in St. Louis

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    ST. LOUIS -- The Fidel Morales Afro Cuban Jazz Trio will perform for the first time in St. Louis, Saturday, Jan. 24.  The group is known for their virtuosity, dynamic and rhythmically intricate performances. The band’s leader, Fidel Morales is a drummer and percussionist from Havana, Cuba now based in Puerto Rico where he teaches drum set at the...
  • Cuban novelist to discuss US, Cuban relations Jan. 20

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    “December is a sad month, precious, blue-lit and dreamily silent. I was born in this month. And in this month, in a year not so distant as it now appears, I shall return to Cuba with a Nobel Prize in Literature, the first of the Cuban Nobels, which I will rub in the face of the dictatorship that we will still have in Cuba by that date, and of which prize money I will use unto my ruination to hasten our...
  • Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls to open in St. Louis

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    ST. LOUIS -- Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls recently purchased a nearly 57,000-square-foot building located at 1901 N. Kingshighway for $1.75 million. The new charter school, which is Missouri’s first all-girls public school, offers families from diverse backgrounds an opportunity for single-sex education. The school plans to open in the fall of 2015. Hawthorn is a college preparatory middle and high school with a focus on science, technology...
  • Fun Experiments To Do In Cold Weather

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      Tired of being trapped inside all day during the winter, but building snowmen or making snow angels is getting to be a little too much of “been there, done that?” Never fear, we have some great science experiments that will make your time outside more enjoyable! Turn Boiling Water Into Ice In The Blink Of An Eye During 2014’s Polar Vortex, it became a viral sensation to throw boiling water out into the freezing air and watch the...
  • Special glasses help surgeons ‘see’ cancer

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      High-tech glasses developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may help surgeons visualize cancer cells, which glow blue when viewed through the eyewear. The wearable technology, so new it’s yet unnamed, was used during surgery for...
  • HEC-TV’s Best of 2014

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    "We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves.The book is called opportunity and the first chapter is New Year's Day." - Edith Pierce The Higher Education Channel had a good year. Nay…a great year. And if we haven't said it before, we'll say it again: Thank you, thank you, thank you! We seriously could have not done it without each and every one of you. We took home five...

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DATE Wednesday March 30th 2013