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February 2013

2013 Faculty Research and Creative Activity Reception

Faculty Research - 2013
From 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, the College’s 16 departments will come together in the Rockwell Pavilion to showcase their faculties’ scholarship, experimentation and imaginative engagement artistic mediums. Read More

Transfer Students

Mid-year transfers: Getting to CLASS right on time

Late summer is the traditional back-to-school shopping season. Retailers, however, may be missing an opportunity to sell college essentials to students who enroll after the winter holidays. Read More
Cameron Buckner - Digital Humanities Awardee

Cameron Buckner awarded first CLASS Digital Humanities post-doctoral fellowship

Cameron Buckner has been awarded the College’s first post-doctoral fellowship in Digital Humanities. The position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Read More
More in the News

Black History Month convergence of current events and recent past
Table Talk 2013: Dining with women shaping Houston
Dr. Robert Carp’s gift that came from a very good career decision
Student Spotlight: Conner Clifton, political philosophy major and radio journalist
Best in Texas: Moores Concert Chorale and Symphony Orchestra
What is Chicano? Center for Mexican American Studies Feb. 5 lecture on politicized label

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The 83rd Texas State Legislature Session convened on January 8, 2013 and is scheduled to end after 140 days on May 27, 2013. CLASS salutes our alums serving as elected officials in this session and all of whom earned bachelor’s degrees in the Department of Political Science.

  • State Senator John Whitmire, B.A. in Political Science, 1975 and UH Law degree.
  • State Representative Carol Alvarado, B.A. in Political Science, 1992, and UH MBA degree.
  • State Representative Ana Hernandez Luna, B.A. double major in Political Science and Psychology, 1999 and UT-Austin Law degree.
  • State Representative Sylvester Turner, B.A. in Political Science, 1977, and Harvard Law degree.
  • State Representative Armando Walle, B.S. in Political Science, 2004, and attending UH Law Center.
  • State Representative James White, M.S. and Ph.D. in Political Science, 2012 and B.S. in Political Pcience and M.Ed. from Prairie View A&M University.

Feb. 7 – “We Need Not Be Enemies: Iran and the U.S. in the 21st Century” lecture
5 p.m. in the Honors College Commons of M.D. Anderson Library
The Center for International and Comparative Studies welcomes to campus Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to General Colin Powell through Powell’s tenures as National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State.

Feb. 21 - 24 – Workshop on Printmaking & Philosophy of Art
The Department of Philosophy will host a three-day workshop on campus. Contact Dr. Christy Mag Uidhir or visit the website

Feb. 22 – Public Official of the Year Luncheon
The Master of Public Administration Program presents the 2nd annual award ceremony to acknowledge the work of unelected public officials in municipal and regional government. The keynote address will be delivered by Jeff Moseley, former president of the Greater Houston Partnership.

For more events, check the CLASS calendar

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