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March 2013

The serendipitous life journey of neuropsychologist Julia Hannay

Julia Hannay, Ph.D
Earlier this year, the International Neuropsychological Society, the main professional society of clinical neuropsychology worldwide, recognized the contributions of Dr. H. Julia Hannay to the field with its lifetime Distinguished Career Award. “Few lifetime achievement awards have been given out by the Society,” said David J. Francis, a Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor and chair of the department of psychology. “Recognition of a lifetime record of contribution to a discipline by one’s national and international peers is among the highest honors that a university professor can receive.” Read More


Speaking quietly and effectively: the art of Gael Stack

Feminist art movement pioneer Stack has taught in School of Art for 40 years. She has a soft-spoken and modest demeanor, but her work speaks volumes both literally and figuratively. Read More
Dr. Anadeli Bencomo

Anadeli Bencomo awarded Fulbright Fellowship

Dr. Bencomo, chair of the Hispanic Studies Department, has been awarded a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to study and teach in Guadalajara, Mexico. “I will be studying journalistic and literary writings depicting the impact of narco-violence in urban communities,” she said. Read More
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New Arts Leadership Master’s Program accepting applications
Job market seeking masters of applied economics
Moores students create soundtrack for Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show
CLASS and other UH Professors share expertise during Women’s History Month
Public Official of the Year Award Winner: retired NASA Center Director Michael Coats
Student spotlight: Dr. Eva Coffey, U.S. State Department diplomat in training

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, the College salutes history-making and notable alumnae.


March 22: – Screening of the Lebanese film Under the Bombs and post-screening talk by Latif Adnane of the Houston Palestine Film Festival hosted by the Arab Studies Program in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Arab Student Union. Free event with food served is from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Room 101 of the Social Work Building.

March 29: – Opening reception for the 35th School of Art Masters’ Thesis Exhibition
Celebration of the creativity of the 2013 School of Art Master of Fine Arts candidates: Megan Badger, Christopher Cascio, Erica Ciesielski Chaikin, Fiona Cochran, Carrie Cook, Stacey Farrell, Elicia Garcia, El Franco Lee II, Jessica Ninci, Stephen Paré, Jasleen Sarai, and Katelin Washmon. Free event from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Blaffer Art Museum. The show runs from March 30 – April 13.

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