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College of Education Opens Food Pantry for Students
The University of Houston College of Education has opened a free food pantry to help students in need, joining a growing movement nationally to go beyond academic support to boost student success.
Senatorial Debate at UH: Cruz vs. O'Rourke
UH has been selected as site-host of the debate between Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Beto O'Rourke on September 30, 2018.
Beyond Archaeology: NCALM Pursues New Technology, New Projects
The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping is best-known for its headline-grabbing work in archaeology, including the 2016 discovery of previously unknown ruins of a complex Maya settlement in Guatemala. But researchers say its work mapping earthquakes, landslides, wildfires and other changing terrain have also produced important science.
College Students vs. Mathematics: Why the Difficulties?
Whether you're balancing your checkbook or measuring recipe ingredients, you are dealing with mathematics, and yet, it is a field rife with weaknesses among college students. A University of Houston psychologist is studying 1,000 Houston Community College students to examine why and when the math disabilities pop up.
UH Receives Anonymous $4 Million Gift to Support Creative Writing and Other Liberal Arts Programs
The University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) has received a $4 million anonymous gift in support of its Creative Writing Program, among multiple CLASS initiatives.
$1 Million Gift from NOV Boosts UH Engineering Research
National Oilwell Varco has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston, a gift that will allow students earning their PhDs in mechanical engineering to work alongside the company’s engineers on some of the biggest challenges facing the energy industry.
A New Drug for Pancreatic Cancer Developed by College of Pharmacy Researchers
A UH researcher has developed a new medicine that can inhibit two of the major pathways of deadly pancreatic cancer. The new synthetic compound is based on a type of sea sponge.
University of Houston Sets Enrollment Record
The University of Houston has once again eclipsed its previous enrollment record, with a headcount of 46,355 students for fall 2018.
How Will Climate Change Affect Plants, Soil Microbes?
Scientists know plant growth is affected by microbes in the soil. A researcher from the University of Houston is studying how that will change as the climate warms and rainfall patterns shift.
Texas Center for Superconductivity Announces New Leadership
Physicist Zhifeng Ren has been named director of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, succeeding Allan J. Jacobson, who will become director emeritus and refocus on his own research projects after more than a dozen years at the helm.
Watching an Embryo’s Neural Tube Close
A University of Houston biomedical engineer is tackling birth defects by creating new technology to peer into the neural tube of developing embryos, to solve the mystery of why some tubes close and others – destined for trouble – don’t.
Power of Expression: UH Releases 2018-19 National Commercial
Get inspired to chase your dreams and conquer the impossible in the University of Houston’s 2018-19 institutional commercial released today. Featuring UH acting student and accomplished slam poet Muhammad Khaerisman, the commercial serves to rally Coogs across the country and introduce newcomers to what the “Powerhouse” is all about.
UH Energy Launches White Paper Series
The energy initiative at the University of Houston has launched a white paper series, aimed at providing leaders from industry, nonprofits and regulatory agencies with information they need to navigate the changing energy landscape.
UH Students, Faculty Earn AAUW Awards for Tackling Educational Barriers
Three University of Houston women have been awarded for their trailblazing work by a prestigious women’s advocacy group. The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
University of Houston One of the Best Colleges in the U.S.
The Princeton Review, which ranks universities, reports that University of Houston is one of the top schools in the nation. Its rankings are published in the new edition of its annual "Best Colleges" book—The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition, their flagship college guide.
Sep 21 9:30am
Fourteenth Court of Appeals Oral Arguments
The Fourteenth Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in civil and criminal cases, followed by a panel and Q&A with Justice Marc Brown, Justice Brett Busby and Justice Kevin Jewell.
Sep 21 7:30pm
AURA: Crossing Lines
The Moores School of Music's "Fridays at Moores" series returns with AURA Contemporary Ensemble.
Sep 24 6pm
Hines College of Architecture and Design Lecture Series
The UH Hines College of Architecture and Design presents the Fall 2018 Lecture Series "Material Practices." The first lecturer, Wendell Burnette, is the College of Architecture and Design's William F. Stern Visiting Critic.
Sep 26 12pm
UH Dining's Farmers Market
UH Dining's Farmers Market brings the UH community closer to your food by bringing local farmers and vendors to campus to sell locally made products.
Sep 27 5:30pm
34th Annual Caesar Salad Competition
All Hail Caesar! Join us for the 34th Annual Caesar Salad Competition. Cast your vote for the Best Classic, Best Presentation, Most Creative and the coveted Peoples Choice Awards.
Sep 27 6pm
UCS Etiquette Dinner
UH students are invited to join University Career Services for a unique dining experience and interactive seminar on the rules of dining etiquette.
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