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 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.
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 Research Finds Evidence of 2 Billion Years of Volcanic Activity on Mars
Analysis of a Martian meteorite found in Africa in 2012 has uncovered evidence of at least 2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars. This confirms that some of the longest-lived volcanoes in the solar system may be found on the Red Planet.
Will Energy Workers Return to Industry As Drilling Picks Up?
Oil prices may be stabilizing, but research from the University of Houston suggests a sizeable percentage of the estimated 230,000 people worldwide who lost industry jobs since 2014 may not want to go back.
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 21 9am
UH Spring Graduation Fair
Make sure to order your cap & gown, official class ring, announcements, diploma frames, honor cords and spirits cords. Feb. 21 - 24.
Feb 21 1pm
Spring 2017 Career & Internship Fair
Don't miss the opportunity to find your next job/internship.
Feb 22 8pm
Men's Basketball vs UCONN
Cheer on the Coogs as they play the Huskies.
Feb 23 9am
Dear World UH Photoshoot
Join other members in the UH community during a photo shoot to share your unique story.
Feb 23 8pm
Written by William Shakespeare, Directed by Sara Becker. Performances Feb. 21-26.
Feb 25 7pm
Women's Basketball vs East Carolina
Support on the Coogs in the last home game of the regular season.
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