Originally from Houston, Jim Schneider (M.F.A. ’92) is the co-founder and Artistic Director of the Dead Writers’ Theatre Collective in Chicago, IL. While at UH, he studied with playwriting legend Edward Albee and the late, Tony Award-winning director Jose Quintero.
Maurise Guillen Fagan (M.A. ’14) accepted the position of Department Coordinator in the Art of the Americas department at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, earlier this year.
Juan Jimenez (B.S. ’12) left his Houston home to pursue industrial design at Quirky, in New York. This innovative start-up is a firm that focuses on getting inventive ideas from normal everyday people from concept to the shelf in a very short amount of time.
We’re thankful for cooler weather, Shasta antics, turkey dinners, and UH alumni, students and faculty who make positive changes in our world every day.
Adela Andea (’09) is an artist known for creating uniquely illuminated and kinetic sculptures. Born in Romania, she received her Master of Fine Arts at the University of North Texas and lives and teaches in the Houston area.
Corbin Hedt, PT, DPT, CSCS (’11) graduated from Physical Therapy school at Texas Woman’s University this past May 2014 and started with Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine that same month. In that short time, he has worked with members of the Astros, Texans, Dynamo, Dash, Houston Ballet, and Rodeo, as well as amateurs and Read More
A native of Alabama, Dr. Melanie Johnson (M.H.M. ’00) is the president and CEO of The Health Museum in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Woody Witt (’92, D.M.A. ’00) lives and breathes saxophone. With his recent win at the Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition, he is at the apex of his career and enjoying every moment.
Dr. J.L. Clark (’02) specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry. In the evenings, her storytelling alter-ego takes over, and she writes young adult fiction (YA) in the fantasy genre.
Welcome to the Lunar Cougar’s first post! We’ll be updating the blog every Friday starting November 6, usually with a Q&A alumni profile, with a story round-up once per month. Why post a round-up? Because the accomplishments UH alumni and current students cannot be confined to one blog alone. In the future, the round-up will Read More