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When Hollywood Meets Houston

University of Houston students got the opportunity to work on the set of "Hip Hop Family Christmas," a feature film by visiting professor Greg Carter. Carter is teaching courses on filmmaking this academic year through a joint appointment in the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts and Jack J. Valenti School of Communication.

Helping Families Living in Unstable Housing

The University of Houston Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) will work with Fort Bend County officials to improve the lives of families living in unstable housing conditions caused by economic hardship and other stressors.

How Latinx Students Navigated Challenges of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges for everyone, but a new report examining the experience of Latinx college students - many of whom are first-generation college attendees and members of lower-income families - found they are resilient and possess high self-efficacy, or confidence to persevere.