UH McGovern College of the Arts and Project Row Houses Launch Fellowship Program
The University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts (CotA) and Project Row Houses (PRH) have created a pilot fellowship program that builds upon the practice, research and implementation of socially-engaged art projects and the impact these projects have in transforming communities.
More than a Runaway Problem: UH Researcher Tackles Youth Homelessness
Youth homelessness is a troubling issue in Texas, but determining the exact number of children affected at any given time and how to help them is challenging. The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work led a team to compile a list of recommendations for lawmakers.
UH Eye Expo Connects Visually Impaired with Resources to Maintain Independence
A vision expo Saturday, March 4 at the UH College of Optometry will offer exhibits, programming and workshops for Houston's visually impaired community on maintaining independence. The event is open to the public and will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Health and Biomedical Sciences Building.
Preserving the Past
UH’s Special Collection at the M.D. Anderson Library is working to preserve the history of KUHT-TV by digitizing more than 2,000 films and 12,000 videos.
UH Launches $1 Billion Fundraising Campaign
UH has launched the public phase of a $1 billion capital campaign, the most ambitious in the institution’s 90-year history. During its launch event, UH announced a $20 million gift to the College of the Arts from the John P. McGovern Foundation. UH will rename the college the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.
UH Among Top U.S. Universities for ROI and Upward Mobility
Stellar academics, strong career prospects for grads and affordability are among the reasons UH has been named as a "College that Pays You Back" by The Princeton Review. UH is also among the top in the U.S. for turning low-income students into top earners according to a new study.
UH Engineers Create New Ice-Repelling Materials
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering Assistant Professor Hadi Ghasemi and his team created a material that repels ice. This "smart" material can be applied to any solid surface, giving it many potential uses, such as on aircraft, and in infrastructure and energy.
Feb 28 6pm
Josh Inocencio: Purple Eyes Performance
An ancestral autobiography solo performance by Josh Inocencio.
Mar 1 1pm
Artist Talk: Jill Magid
Visual artist and writer Jill Magid discusses her recent projects, interaction with the law through her practice and how she views permission on a material for her work.
Mar 1 7:30pm
Enjoy "Musical Pairings", conducted by David Clemmer.
Mar 2 2:30pm
Engineering Rockwell Lecture Series Presents: John Rogers
Learn about the devices that can intimately integrate with the body.
Mar 3 1pm
STEM Career Fair
The STEM Career Fair is open to all UH students as well as our UH System students and alumni.
Mar 9 5pm
Artist Talk: Jeff VanderMeer
Author Jeff VanderMeer holds a reading on the UH campus, followed by a Q&A session.
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