News from CLASS
New CLASS podcast explores humanities, social sciences research
August 24, 2023
The University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences launched its first-ever podcast, “Humanity Matters Most,” on Aug. 11. This exciting development marks a new avenue to highlight important research produced by the college and to showcase its impact on society.
UH-Led Research Team Seeks to Improve Language Learning in Bilingual Children
August 22, 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.
Rural research shows disparities in elderly lifestyle
August 17, 2023
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Assistant Professor Olivia Atherton is curious about extending life. Chosen as a promising early-career researcher by the 2023 Butler-Williams Scholars Program (B-W Scholars), her persistent research on aging conditions shows promise of unearthing aging contrasts in rural communities.
CLASS undergraduate Kalena Holeman creatively researches across eastern U.S.
August 14, 2023
Kalena Holeman’s creativity runs the gamut. An English major in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Holeman is fueled by a passion for Black literature and an innate desire to study the intricate interplay of culture and gender. This exploration is evident in her admiration for the works of authors such as Dante, Gwendolyn Brooks and Gayl Jones.