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UH Faculty, Alumni and Students Collaborate on Educational Video for Breast Cancer Medication

March 31, 2023

Representatives from the College of Pharmacy, the School of Theatre & Dance, and the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication are producing the video to improve medication adherence in Black women.

UH, India Agreement Supports Education, Research of Tamil Language and Culture

March 31, 2023

The University of Houston has partnered with the Indian government to expand its teaching and research on Tamil language, literature and culture. The University and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on March 29, 2023 to establish the ICCR Chair of Indian Studies, a position to be held by a visiting scholar from India with expertise in Tamil studies beginning this fall.

Study Finds Neighborhood Apps Increase Perceptions of Crime Rates

March 27, 2023

How often do you glance at your neighborhood app, like Nextdoor or others, and learn about some crime in your area? Surely, it was not the intention of the app developers, but every time you hear of a crime nearby you might think that crime in your area is rampant.

Economic Study Finds What U.S. States Would Provide the Best Life

March 15, 2023

When assessing the quality of life of people around the world, economists have primarily focused on comparisons between countries, such as European nations vs. African nations vs. the United States. Metrics like per capita income, life expectancy and leisure are often used.

UH Historians team up with engineers to understand the future of the power grid

March 15, 2023

The University of Houston’s Center for Public History is playing a key role in a new interdisciplinary research project that aims to uncover the untold stories behind the North American power grid. 

New London Exhibition ‘Freud's Antiquity’ Unveils Freud's Personal Collection of Artifacts

March 13, 2023

An international team of scholars, including CLASS classical studies professor Richard Armstrong, has launched a new exhibition at the Freud Museum London, showcasing the life and work of Sigmund Freud. The co-curated creative exhibition features an extensive collection of artifacts from Freud’s personal collection, exploring connections between psychoanalysis, life and art. Alongside the exhibition, a digital archive has been created to preserve Freud’s legacy for modern audiences. 

The CLASSICS: Latest news from the college (March 6)

March 6, 2023

We'd like to take a moment to highlight what the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences has accomplished over the last month. Our CLASSICS round-up features events, news, and successes across our college — big and small. This is our way to bring attention to the great things that our faculty, staff and students have been doing. Check out the stories below, and consider submitting a story request or news item to the CLASS Office of Communication with our story request form.