Jody Williams

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Robert Earl Keen: "I Do It How I Want to Now"

    If you only know Robert Earl Keen from "Merry Christmas From the Family," funny and true-to-life as it is, that's still a shame. The dark, pointed humor that has made that song (originally released on his 1994 LP Gringo Honeymoon) one of the most beloved holiday tunes of the past 20 years is veined ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Nobel Prize Winner Gets Hassled At Bush Intercontinental Airport

    Mairead Corrigan Maguire thought the hard part was over. Along with fellow Nobel Laureates Rigoberta Menchu of Guatemala, American landmine activist Jody Williams, and Iranian Shirin Ebadi, she had been in Guatemala, where the women had just co-hosted a three-day conference on democracy, human right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    It's Vacation (And Work) In Uganda For A Houstonian

    UH prof Jody Williams isn't the only Houstonian doing good deeds in Africa this summer. David Chaney, an accountant, is taking part in a neat project out of the UK that lets tourists who are visiting Uganda (and some do, we guess) work for a week or so on rebuilding schools in that country. "The n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    UH Prof, Mia Farrow Tour Third World

    Jody Williams, a professor at UH's Graduate College of Social Work, is having quite the summer. She's touring Thailand, Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad (one luxurious resort after the other!) as part of a Nobel Women's Initiative peace delegation. Thanks to heavy support work by people at UH, the delegat ... More >>

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    June 29, 2006
  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Innocent at Last

    After ten years, prosecutors finally concede that Roy Criner is not guilty and should be free