University of Houston Statement Related to Rhabdomyolysis Cases
A media interview of a young woman purported to be a University of Houston student athlete has brought to light specific details of an event involving the UH women’s soccer program that were previously unknown to the University.
University of Houston, HCA Houston Healthcare Take Major Step to Address Physician Shortage
The University of Houston and HCA Houston Healthcare have taken an important step toward addressing the local and statewide shortage of primary care physicians by partnering to bring 138 resident positions to Houston by 2020 with plans for 389 total resident positions by 2025. The inaugural group of 39 residents will be welcomed to the newly established HCA Houston Healthcare/University of Houston College of Medicine Consortium residency program during a Long White Coat Ceremony.
Researchers Report New Understanding of Thermoelectric Materials
Researchers have reported a major step forward in efficient thermoelectric materials with the discovery of a new explanation for asymmetrical thermoelectric performance.
UH Nurses Honored for Offering Extraordinary, Compassionate Care
Five University of Houston College of Nursing faculty have been recognized with the 2019 Good Samaritan Foundation Excellence in Nursing Award for offering extraordinary and compassionate care.
Pushing the Bounds of Memory
A University of Houston physicist is out to stretch the limits of the human mind by examining the cell signaling in the brain at the precise moment when certain memories are seared into our minds.
UH Honors College Hosts Top High Schoolers for Phi Beta Kappa Academy
School may be out for summer, but a very special class is back in session for some of the Houston area’s most promising high school students. The University of Houston Honors College, in collaboration with the Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Houston, will host the annual Phi Beta Kappa Honors Academy on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Honors College Commons to help prepare high-achieving high school students for success in college and life.
UH Receives Entrepreneurial University Award
The University of Houston has received the 2019 Entrepreneurial University Award from the Deshpande Foundation. The award recognizes work by the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the C.T. Bauer College of Business.
Research Moves Closer to Brain-Machine Interface Autonomy
Professor of biomedical engineering Joe Francis reports that a brain-computer interface, a form of artificial intelligence, can sense when its user is expecting a reward by examining the interactions between single-neuron activities and the information flowing to these neurons. The work represents a significant step forward for prosthetics that perform more naturally.
UH Geoscience Team Wins International Petroleum Exploration Competition
A team of graduate geoscience students from the University of Houston topped more than 300 teams from around the world to win the 2019 Imperial Barrel Award.
UH Symposium Offers Update on Monetization of Carbon
The Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston will host a daylong symposium on the technical, business and policy issues involved in turning greenhouse gas emissions into marketable commodities.
Going for Gold: UH-Dominated Theatre Design Team Represents U.S. in World-Renowned International Competition
Faculty and alumni from the University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance are going for gold at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space. It's a big deal, and often described as the Olympics or Oscar Awards for performance designers.
UH Ranks among Top 100 Global Universities for Patents
The University of Houston ranked among the top 100 global universities for the number of utility patents issued in 2018.
The Power of Expression
UH violist Kyle Rivera makes his debut during the 30th Anniversary season of the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival and composes piece for Houston Symphony.
Impact of Food Insecurity on Parent Veterans and their Children
Veterans returning home after serving in the military can face many challenges readjusting to civilian life — from finding work to finding enough food to feed their families. Nearly one in four veterans is food insecure. In an effort to develop interventions to help these families thrive, the University of Houston has launched a new study to identify veterans’ barriers to food.
State Funding Approved for UH College of Medicine, New Law Center Building
The Texas Legislature has approved strong support for continued growth and student success throughout the University of Houston System, including startup funds for the UH College of Medicine, funding for new facilities for the UH Law Center and Hobby School of Public Affairs, and increased funding for general operations and hurricane recovery at all four UH System universities.
Jun 27 10:30 am
Venerable Miao Guang: We Are All Buddhas
The Fo Guang Shan Chung Mei Temple will be donating copies of the Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts and the Fo Guang Dictionary of Buddhism-Revised Edition, published by the Fo Guang Shan Monastery in Taiwan, to University of Houston Libraries. In celebration of the donation, Venerable Miao Guang of the Fo Guang Shan Monastery and personal interpreter of Venerable Master Hsing Yun will give a talk titled "We Are All Buddhas: My Journey of Self-Discovery."
Jun 28 1:30 pm
Tour the Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at UT Austin
Tour the Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at UT Austin
Jun 29 7:30 pm
TMF: 30th Season Closer
The Texas Music Festival closes its Saturday Festival Orchestra series with a concert led guest conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech, featuring Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, “Tragic.”
Aug 02 8:15 pm
Houston Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar
Civic duty wrestles with political ambition in Houston Shakespeare Festival’s fast and furious production of Julius Caesar.
Aug 03 8:15 pm
Houston Shakespeare Festival: As You Like It
Adventure! Romance! Mistaken identity! An escape to the Forest of Arden takes lovers and madcaps on a hilarious journey in Houston Shakespeare Festival’s production of As You Like It.
Aug 15 8:00 am
Cougar Move-In Weekend
It’s move-in time! Visit AccessUH and click on myHousing to check your room assignment and specific move-in date and time. Move-in will take place on August 15, 16 and 17. Cougar Village I, Cougar Village II, Moody Towers, Cougar Place, and University Lofts residents should report to the TDECU Stadium Club Room to check in. Bayou Oaks residents should report directly to Bayou Oaks, NOT the TDECU Stadium Club Room.
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