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Third-Annual Showcase Highlights Importance of Houston Film Industry and the Talent on UH’s Campus

The Media and the Moving Image initiative hosted its third-annual showcase this semester, spotlighting nearly 30 student projects and awarding five University of Houston faculty members. 

A New Building Means a Fresh Start for COMD

In 2021, Communication Sciences and Disorders found a new home in Melcher Life Sciences after operating out of the temporary Clinical Research Service Building since 1998.

Trauma of Migrant Separation Lingers Long After Reunification

The number of unaccompanied migrant children coming to the United States is exploding. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 122,000 children were taken into custody at the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2021, an all-time high.

CLASS Professors Carla Sharp and Sarah Fishman Receive Moores Professorships

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) Professors Carla Sharp, Ph.D., and Sarah Fishman, Ph.D., have joined the prestigious ranks of Moores Professors.

Coogs Springing Into Commencement

The latest University of Houston graduates will walk the stage during Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies taking place May 12 – 15. More than 5,900 undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral degrees will be conferred during 17 college convocations conducted on campus.

Science Has Spoken: Tell the Truth on Facebook or Risk Your Reputation

Adam Fetterman, assistant professor of psychology and director of the UH Personality, Emotion, and Social Cognition Lab, found that the best course of action on social media is to be humble and publicly admit you are wrong if you are.