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History Ph.D. Shine Trabucco wins prestigious national Latinidades research award

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) doctoral student Shine Trabucco has been awarded the Crossing Latinidades Mellon Humanities Fellowship by the Crossing Latinidades Humanities Research Initiative, acquiring funding for tuition, medical insurance and fees for the 2022-23 academic year and paving the way for her heritage dissertation research.

Mayoral Internship Program Welcomes Third Cohort of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences Interns

This summer, the unique internship will return to give five students in the University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences a hands-on learning opportunity with key decision-makers in Houston.

CLASS Students Handpicked for District Attorney Internship

Five outstanding students from the University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) have been selected by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office (HCDAO) to work alongside local city government officials to gain insight and experience in diverse roles of service and professional learning this summer.  

CLASS Faculty, Students Score Numerous University Research, Teaching Awards

Nine College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) faculty members and four graduate students were recognized by the University of Houston for their excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity in the 2021-22 academic year.

UH Distinguished Professor Cristina Rivera Garza Awarded Berlin Prize Fellowship

University of Houston creative writing professor and award-winning author Cristina Rivera Garza is one of only 10 recipients of the Berlin Prize for spring 2023. The semester-long fellowship is awarded annually to top-tier scholars, writers, composers and artists who are from or live in the United States.

Zarnow contributes ‘honest reflection’ of Trump’s complicated history with feminist activism

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Associate Professor of History Leandra Zarnow was one of 18 historians asked to provide historical insight and perspective in the first draft of an overview of Trump’s presidency presenting original assessments of the key issues that shaped his time in office.