According to the Daily Cougar
article, Communications class gets featured in Houston hospitals
eight graduate students and Assistant Professor of Communications Jill Yamasaki
have photography on display at Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson hospitals.
Journalism major Elizabeth Rhodes
wrote an article titled, Is the University of Houston campus really among the most beautiful in the nation?
, for CultureMap Houston
editor the UH creative writing program’s literary magazine Gulf Coast
, appeared on the Houston Matters
program titled, Is Houston the Starting Point for the Next Great American Writers?
In a head-to-head comparison of music on campus, the Moores School of Music
was positioned against Rice’s music school in the Houston Press
article Rice vs. UH: Who Has Musical Bragging Rights?
Moores alumnus Matthew Keever
made the case for Moores and fellow Coog (with Rice affiliations) Jeff Balke
spoke for Rice. Naturally, we won.
School of Art undergraduate painting majors in courses taught by professors Aaron Parazette
and Gael Stack
were invited by Fiesta Mart to mount a supermarket exhibit that was featured in the Papercity
article, High + Low, Menil + Fiesta
Creative Writing PhD candidate David Tomas Martinez
was featured in the article, English professor publishes book on hustling past
, which appeared in The Daily Cougar
, a graduating MFA candidate, will have her first collection of poems, Conversations I’ve Never Had
, published by Freemantle Press
(Australia) in 2015.
, the first Chicano to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program, wrote a piece for NBC News
titled, Voices: The American Dream Through Our Books.
, 2012 PhD in History, has been invited to participate in a conference at Goethe University
in Frankfurt, commemorating the founding of the university 100 years ago. She will give a talk on Jacob Schiff (1847-1920), a famous Frankfurt-born Jewish American citizen who was a banker, businessman, and philanthropist prominently involved in major Jewish issues and problems of his day. Dr. Heilbrunn is on the Adjunct Faculty of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, teaching in the Jewish Studies program.
Send Alumni/ae career updates and media mentions to CLASS Director of Communication Shannon Buggs – firstname.lastname@example.org
, assistant professor of political science, commented in the Washington Post
article, Should a little corruption matter to voters
recently ran a feature article about Chitra Divakaruni
, professor of English, titled, Calcutta-on-the-Bay
Assistant professor of political science, Ryan Kennedy
, was mentioned in the New York Times
article, Google Flu Trends: The Limits of Big Data
and in the Information Week
article, Twitter Posts Betray Illness
Arte Público Press
has published all by one of Rolando Hinojosa-Smith’s 20 novels and books of short stories and essays. The National Book Critics Circle has honored Hinojosa-Smith with the a lifetime achievement award. Nicolás Kanellos
, director of the UH-based publishing house and professor of Hispanic studies, spoke about the author and his achievements in Chronicle of Higher Education
story, Creator of Fictional Texas County Wins Book Critics’ Lifetime Award
associate professor of political science, appeared in several news outlets recently:
At the fourth annual Foodways Texas Symposium, Todd Romero
, associate professor of history, gave a talk about an ex-samurai who became a successful rice grower in South Texas according to the Austin Chronicle
article, Recap: Foodways Texas Fourth Annual Symposium
Professors of Communication Beth Olson
and William Douglas
’s study, “The Family on Television: Evaluation of Gender Roles in Situation Comedy,” was discussed in the Daily Toreador
article, Professor studies how sitcoms affect gender roles
, professor of history and African American studies, was quoted in The Final Call
article, America's diplomatic double standard with Palestine-Israel exposed
, professor emeritus of economics, was quoted in the Houston Chronicle
article, Area job growth settles down
The Center for Arts Leadership director Sixto Wagan
was quoted in the Houston Chronicle
article, Rice student advances in Met contest
, professor of Communications, participated in the discussion of How Does News Coverage Affect Our Perception of Crime in Houston?
on KUHF-88.7FM’s Houston Matters talk show and was quoted in KTRH-740AM’s NBC Comedy Playground Could Be Looking for You
, associate professor of English, is mentioned in the Houston Chronicle
article, Popular protest song part of concert
, director of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, comments in the Houston Chronicle
article, Organizations stage events across city that challenge what arts can be
Assistant Professor of Art Abinadi Meza
and his participation in the Mitchell Center’s CounterCurrent Festival was featured in CultureMap Houston
’s article, When the earth talks: Ground-breaking Hermann Park project brings the sounds of the planet to the surface
, director of Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, authored and opinion piece and was quoted in an article in the Houston Chronicle:
, a lecturer in Economics, appeared in the Pittsburgh Post –Gazette
article, Shale plays push out oil imports.
The Los Angeles Times
and Gulf News
ran an opinion piece written by Robert Zaretsky,
professor of history, titled Algeria votes –– but for what?
and Tilting to the right in France.
"Funny Once: Stories" by professor of English Antonya Nelson
is highlighted in the Houston Chronicle
article, 13 new books with a Lone Star flavor
, professor of psychology, and his research were mentioned in the Brown Daily Herald
article, Exercise may help treat alcohol dependence, study shows
featured comments by Joseph Pratt
, professor of history, in the article Offshore at 60: history in the making
, associate dean of faculty and research, commented in the Houston Chronicle
article, Council expands subsidy for downtown development
Research being conducted by Carla Sharp
, Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab, was featured in the BioNews Texas
article, Professor of Clinical Psychology at UH Creates a Diagnostic Tool for African Children with Emotional Behavior Issues
article, University of Houston's first-ever art school scholarship dinner has everyone talking
, highlighted the event hosted by the School of Art