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UH-Led Research Team Seeks to Improve Language Learning in Bilingual Children

April 26, 2023

A University of Houston professor and her research team are seeking to improve the lives and education of bilingual children across the country through their research on developmental language disorder.

Smithsonian American Women’s History director advocates for women’s histories at UH talk

April 26, 2023

Smithsonian American Women’s History director Tey Marianna Nunn advocates for women’s histories at UH talk held at the Center for Public History’s “Preserving Women’s History at the Smithsonian” event. The inaugural director of the Smithsonian's American Women's History Initiative, Nunn discussed the importance of recognizing women’s historical contributions and the significance of the “Sharing Stories from 1977” project, which highlights the 1977 National Women’s Conference.

Arte Público Press Receives $500K Grant to Improve Digital Access to US Latino Culture

April 21, 2023

Arte Público Press, the largest publisher of contemporary and recovered literature by US Hispanic authors housed in the University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for its Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Program (Recovery). The program aims to locate, preserve and disseminate the written legacy of Latinos in the United States from the Colonial Period to 1980 through this long-term program.

UH College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences welcomes 7 members to Dean's Advisory Board

April 21, 2023

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Houston welcomes seven new members to its Dean's Advisory Board. These distinguished industry leaders bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the board, as well as opportunities for engaging new communities. 

Students Host 8th Annual Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

April 19, 2023

The University of Houston’s Adaptive Athletics program will host the 8th annual Cougar Open wheelchair tennis tournament presented by Disaster Recovery Services on Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, April 23 at the Memorial Park Tennis Center.

Legal scholar Melissa Murray explores the Roberts Court’s handling of race at UH

April 17, 2023

On April 4, legal scholar Melissa Murray spoke at the biannual Panos Family Endowed Lecture in Equity and Social Justice where she unpacked the Supreme Court’s handling of race and racial justice. The lecture series, hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Houston, brings together scholars from diverse backgrounds to critically examine topics of race, social justice and civil society.

Symposium to Examine Maternal Health of Black Women

April 14, 2023

In conjunction with Black Maternal Health Week, the University of Houston Department of African American Studies presents the “Diminishing Inequalities in Maternal Health in Africa and the USA” symposium on Monday, April 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Student Center South, Downtown Room.