Nanomaterials Hold Promise for Producing Hydrogen from Water
A UH researcher is using hollow gold-silver nanoshells to boost the efficiency of photocatalysts, generating hydrogen fuel from water, powered only by sunlight.
UH Scientists Investigating Mysterious Dark Matter
University of Houston scientists are helping to develop a technology that could hold the key to unraveling one of the great mysteries of science: what constitutes dark matter?
Street Improvements Around UH, TSU Announced
Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a joint agreement in which Precinct One will pay $30 million to improve seven streets in the University of Houston-Texas Southern University corridor.
Researchers Link Defects in a Nuclear Receptor in the Brain to Autism Spectrum Disorders
University of Houston researchers link autism spectrum disorders to defects in a nuclear receptor inside the brain. And just like that, this world-renown team advances the understanding of autism.
Researchers Study Fundamental Interactions in Soil Communities
Researchers traditionally have studied individual microorganisms independently of how those organisms interact with their surroundings. Now an international team of researchers is looking at how bacteria and fungi interact in soil, fundamental scientific research that could lead to advances in plant productivity and bioenergy.
UH Optometrist Investigates Changes in Eye Structure in Astronauts
A University of Houston optometrist studies the vision of returning International Space Station astronauts and proves a structural change to their eyes.
Three New Members Appointed to the UH System Board of Regents
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed three new members to the UH System Board of Regents. Doug Brooks, Joe Gutierrez and Jack Moore will each serve a six-year term on the UH System’s governing body. The terms of regents Spencer Armour, III, Roger F. Welder and Welcome W. Wilson, Jr. expired last fall.
Health Sciences Library Now Open
The new Health Sciences Library at the University of Houston, located on the second floor of the Health 2 building, serves the teaching and research needs of the UH colleges of Nursing, Optometry and Pharmacy, as well as other health-related programs on campus.
UH System Board of Regents Approves Doctor of Medicine Degree
The University of Houston System Board of Regents Thursday approved the new doctoral degree in medicine, to be offered by the University of Houston College of Medicine. UH will now seek approval of the medical degree from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and has initiated the process for accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
Mar 28 11am
21st Annual Table Talk Luncheon
UHs Friends of Women's Studies present the 21st Annual Table Talk Luncheon. FWS supports the UH Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, assisting the programs research, teaching and campus and community activities through philanthropic and volunteer efforts. This lively lunch honors fifty Houston women of accomplishment, from diverse industries and backgrounds.
Mar 29 6:30pm
An Evening with Alok
Alok is a gender non-conforming writer, entertainer, and performance artist. Alok has been invited to perform, speak, and facilitate at universities, conferences, and organizations across the world; their work has been featured in various outlets like HBO, MTV, The Guardian, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and more.
Apr 3 7:30pm
Till Now: C. Ondine Chavoya
As part of the School of Arts Till Now lecture series on contemporary art, C. Ondine Chavoya will discuss the traveling exhibition "Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A." that he co-curated with David Evans Frantz.
Apr 4 5:30pm
Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 50th Anniversary of His Death
On April 4, 1968, an assassin took the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the most prominent civil rights leader of the 20th century. In remembrance of Dr. Kings life and work, Dr. Antonio D. Tillis will commemorate the acclaimed civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient on the 50th anniversary of his death. Rev. Dr. William A. Lawson, Founding Pastor Emeritus of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, will join to reflect on the civil rights movement and his personal relationship and journey with Dr. King.
Apr 10 9am
A free festival of performance, installation and ideas produced by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.
Apr 12 10am
Diversity Institute featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Tanya Williams
Diversity Institute is a one-day diversity conference for students, faculty and staff. This years theme Classism: The Last Socially Accepted Prejudice? will explore the impact of classism on oppressed and discriminated-against groups, particularly, people of color.
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