Capitolizing: UH Makes Its Case in Austin
There's a lot at stake during the 86th Texas Legislative Session, both for the University of Houston and public universities across the state.
UH Architecture Dean Recognized as Distinguished Professor
The dean of the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design, Patricia Belton Oliver, FAIA, has been named one of 2019’s Distinguished Professor Award laureates by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
UH Joins National Effort to Create More Diverse STEM Faculty
The University of Houston has been selected for a national effort to increase diversity among faculty in STEM disciplines. The Aspire Alliance will build upon efforts already underway at UH, many of them spearheaded by the Center for ADVANCING UH Faculty Success, which was created to increase the number of female faculty members in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Two UH Scientists Named to National Academy of Inventors
Two researchers with the University of Houston have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.
UH Alumna Wins Grammy for ‘Best Opera Recording’
Jessica Jones, graduate of the UH Moores School of Music, has been honored with one of the recording industry's most prestigious awards for her role in the opera "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs."
Stress-free Training May Enhance Surgical Skill
It may be easier to learn surgical skills when a student feels less pressure and approaches surgery as a hobby, reports UH professor and director of the Computational Physiology Lab Ioannis Pavlidis, in newly published research.
New Data Suggests Nicotine While Pregnant Alters Genes
A University of Houston biomedical research team is reporting that a possible cure for addiction may be found by following the pathways of significantly altered dopamine neurons in newborns who were chronically exposed to nicotine in utero.
City of Houston, UH Host 2019 Latino Art Now! Houston
The Inter-University Program for Latino Research at the UH Center for Mexican American Studies is joining forces with the city of Houston to host Latino Art Now! Houston (LAN!). Exhibitions and activities Feb. 1 - May 31 highlight U.S. Latino artists and culture.
How Humana and the University of Houston Are Teaming Up To Make a Difference in Health
Humana and the University of Houston recently teamed up to officially launch the new Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute at the University of Houston. The Humana Institute is designed to unite the existing UH colleges of nursing, pharmacy, social work and optometry with the university’s new College of Medicine.
Campaign for New UH Law Center Building Hits $10 Million Milestone
“More Than Bricks,” the fundraising campaign to build a new University of Houston Law Center building, has reached the $10 million milestone. The UH Law Center will now ask the Texas Legislature for $60 million to support phase two of its building campaign.
Arte Público Press Receives Prestigious National Literary Award
The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) has announced that Arte Público Press, the nation’s largest publisher of U.S.-based Hispanic authors, has received the prestigious Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Named after the first president of the NBCC, the award is given annually to a person or institution with an extensive history of significant contributions to book culture.
Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Social Engagement Among Priorities for Blaffer Art Museum’s New Leader
Steven Matijcio, internationally-recognized curator, writer and researcher, joins Blaffer Art Museum as the Jane Dale Owen Director and Chief Curator. He begins Monday, March 11.
Feb 18 6:00 pm
Architecture and Design Spring 2019 Lecture Series - Ersela Kripa
Ersela Kripa is a registered architect and a founding partner of AGENCY, an award-winning architectural research and design practice established in New York City in 2010. Her work is particularly focused on uncovering the machinations of the securocratic regimes that surveil and control our public lives.
Feb 19 6:00 pm
The Nijad and Zeina Fares Arab-American Educational Foundation Annual Distinguished Lecture in Arab Studies
This lecture features Dr. Akram Khater, professor of history and the Khayrallah Chair in Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University, and will focus on the early history of the Arab-American community.
Feb 22 8:00 am
Global Communication Summit
Join the talk at this summit. The theme, Media for Social Justice: Journalism, Activism and Technology, will bring together journalists, activists, scholars, and students from Latin America and the United States to explore the media-social movement relationship and ways journalists and activists can collaborate to take a stand and denounce injustice.
Feb 22 8:00 pm
A Flea in Her Ear
Madame Chandebise has everything an upper-class woman could want - until her husband suddenly loses all interest in her. Suspicion puts a flea in her ear and she must test his fidelity in Paris most notorious love hotel. This classic farce from the all-time master opens at the UH School of Theatre and Dance on February 22.
Feb 28 5:00 pm
Red Dinner Rhapsody Wine Reception
Join colleagues and friends for Red Dinner Rhapsody, a wine reception in support of Red Dinner 4 and the UH LGBTQ Alumni Association Emergency Crisis Fund.
Mar 01 10:00 am
Empower Leadership Conference
The Empower Conference will provide the opportunity for students, faculty and staff to build their leadership presence, understand gender-related leadership issues and build a foundation for continued leadership development and success. Through this conference, attendees will explore topics such as women in leadership, gender roles and intersectionality.
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