News from CLASS
UH Student-Athlete Earns Prestigious Scholarship for Public Service
Junior psychology major Sondos Moursy was one of 20 students just selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by The Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society. Moursy initiated a weekly arts program for previously incarcerated women in Houston.
Student Spotlight: Autumn Johnson
Autumn Johnson is a woman with a plan, and she’s spent her time at the University of Houston breathing life into it. A natural storyteller, Autumn is pursuing a career in creative direction. In addition to double majoring in English and media production, she has pursued creative opportunities outside the classroom to continue honing her skills. In 2021, Autumn was the producer and director of photography for “This is Real Life,” a student-produced short film. Then, in January 2022, she landed her dream internship working as an intern for the Late-Night Show with Seth Myers. We talked to Autumn about her budding career, high-profile internship and how her studies are preparing her for the next big step.
Tolliver Selected as National Humanities Center Fellow
Cedric R. Tolliver, UH associate professor of English, has been selected as a National Humanities Center Fellow. He will work to complete his manuscript, which addresses a fundamental tension at the heart of racial integration in the U.S. over the last 70 years.
Firefighters With PTSD Likely to Have Relationship Problems
The stress firefighters face takes a toll. New research finds that those with post-traumatic stress disorder are likely to have relationship problems due to an inability to regulate emotions.