Eva Longoria PARKER has gone back to school to study all about her Latino roots.
The Desperate Housewives star has enrolled at Cal State Northridge in California, where she's mastering in Chicano Studies and Political Science.
The actress hopes her studies will help her help other Hispanics.
She tells TV Guide magazine, "Because of my involvement with the National Council of La Raza (civil rights group) and my charity work, I really wanted a better, more authentic understanding of what my community has gone through so I can help create change."
The clever TV star already has a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University.