News & Events
Longstanding Chicano Mural now part of new UH bookstore
The iconic UH Chicano Mural once located in the Cougar Den for 40 years has been preserved by a team of art conservators and can now be admired as part of the new UH Barnes & Noble bookstore. UH art students Mario Gonzalez and Ruben Reyna created the mural in 1972 to celebrate Mexican- American Culture on campus.
In the News
- CMAS would like to congratulate AAP-UH senior Mandy Acevedo!
On December 20, 2013 AAP-UH senior Mandy Acevedo will be among the many CLASS graduates this Fall. Ms. Acevedo will receive her bachelor’s degree in psychology after just 3 and a half years of starting college. We wish her the best and much success in her future endeavors!!
- Film and History Symposium of Spanish Texas
The University of Houston Center for Mexican American Studies presented a Film and History Symposium of Spanish Texas on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 starting at 5 p.m. The event was free and open to the public. Location: University of Houston Campus Farish Hall KIVA Room, 1st Floor 4800 Calhoun Rd. Houston, Texas
- Symposium: “President John F. Kennedy, LULAC and the Mexican American Vote,”
The University of Houston Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) is hosting a symposium, “President John F. Kennedy, LULAC and the Mexican American Vote,” at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Hilton University of Houston, Flamingo room. The event is free and open to the public.
- CMAS visits Univision’s “Nuestra Vida”
Rebeca Treviño (center), AAP-UH Program Manager and Myrna Garcia (left), AAP-UH Sophomore, Biology Major were interviewed for “Nuestra Vida”, Univision’s public affairs show hosted and produced by Grace Olivares, Public Affairs Director for Univision. They discussed the upcoming 17th Annual Noche Cultural banquet and talked about the Academic Achievers program at the center and its accolades and achievements of excellence in higher education. The show will air Sunday, November 10, 2013 on UniMás 67 at 6:30 a.m.
- City of Houston Honors UH Professor with Hispanic Heritage Award
- UH Moment: "Jimenez"
- UH Moment: "Brightest Star Award"
- Eva Longoria graduates,earns Master's in Chicano Studies NBCLatino
- US university helps keep Hispanic youth in education CCTV News
- UH Moment: "Chicano Mural" - KUHF Houston Public Radio
- Universidad de Houston empuja a estudiantes latinos - La Voz (Spanish)
- Tatcho Mindiola, Jr.: Finding A Way: Developing the Center for Mexican American Studies at UH - Houston History Magazine
- Tatcho Mindiola, Jr.: A Visionary at the University of Houston - Houston History Magazine
- Nuestra Vida” - KXLN-TV Channel 45 Univision’s public affairs show.
- Tatcho Mindiola, Jr.: Milestones in the College: 40th Anniversary of the Center for Mexican American Studies