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UH Chemist Focuses on Materials for LED Lighting
LED lighting offers huge advantages in energy efficiency, but the light-emitting diode bulbs aren’t perfect, and researchers continue to search for new materials to improve performance. Jakoah Brgoch, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Houston, has received a NSF CAREER award to pursue answers.
Driven and Determined: Never Too Old or Too Young to Lead
4,706 degrees will be awarded during the University of Houston fall 2018 commencement ceremonies.
UH Professor Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors
University of Houston College of Pharmacy professor Ruiwen Zhang, noted for cancer and HIV drug discovery, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The Surprising Upward Link Between College Alcohol Consumption and Physical Activity
Upending conventional wisdom that physical activity can be a healthy deterrent to alcohol consumption, a University of Houston psychologist is examining why those who exercise more drink most.
Renu Khator, Tilman Fertitta Inducted into UH Athletics Hall of Honor
University of Houston President Renu Khator joined Tilman Fertitta, chairman of the University of Houston System Board of Regents, as the newest members of the UH Athletics Hall of Honor. Both leaders were inducted during the private opening celebration of the new Fertitta Center. Khator’s induction was an unexpected surprise for not only her, but also the hundreds of alumni, donors and Hall of Honor members in attendance.
Three University of Houston Scientists Elected to AAAS
Three scientists from the University of Houston have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recognized by their peers as among the best in their fields.
Treating a Rare Genetic Disorder That Causes Colon Cancer in Children
A University of Houston pharmaceutical scientist is developing a new drug that recycles through the colon to treat children suffering with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, a rare genetic disorder characterized by hundreds – if not thousands – of colorectal polyps.
H-E-B Donates $250,000 to UH College of Medicine
A generous $250,000 donation from H-E-B will help the University of Houston College of Medicine build healthy communities in Texas – a mission shared by both organizations.
The Keys to Advancing Research in Family Medicine
Research can yield insights to improve the delivery of primary care, but relatively few academic family practice departments are actively engaged in that sort of work. A researcher from the UH College of Medicine reports on key factors that can boost the creation of knowledge about primary care.
UHS Board of Regents Approves College of Medicine Building Location On Campus
A new University of Houston College of Medicine building will be constructed on the UH campus following approval Thursday by the University of Houston System Board of Regents. The approximately 150,000 square foot medical school building will be located at the "MacGregor site," a 43-acre tract of undeveloped land the University purchased in 2008 near MacGregor Park on Martin Luther King Boulevard at Old Spanish Trail.
UH Receives $1.7 Million to Educate More Computer Science Teachers
teachHOUSTON, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics STEM teacher preparation program at the University of Houston, has received a Department of Education grant over the next five years to train and educate the next generation of computer science teachers.
UH Bauer College Ranks No. 2 in U.S. for Entrepreneurship
The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business has once again been named one of the best academic programs for business creation and innovation education in the nation.
Keep Houston Beautiful Honors Public Art of UHS and UH Sustainability Initiatives
University of Houston is the recipient of six Mayor’s Proud Partners Landmark Awards sponsored by Keep Houston Beautiful. From the ingenuity of architecture students who designed and fabricated a new Embarkation Station for Port Houston to efforts to give access to world-class art, a wide range of UH projects earned accolades.
Understanding Congenital Heart Defects To Prevent Them
Cardiovascular failures are the leading cause of birth defect-related deaths in infants. To understand why congenital heart defects form, a University of Houston biomedical engineer is watching hearts develop with optical equipment.
Jan 17 7pm
2019-2020 RA Recruitment Information Session
Students who are interested in becoming an RA for the academic year 2019-2020 must attend one information session in order to receive the RA application. The information session will go over qualifications and walk students through the application process.
Feb 1 12pm
UH STEM Career Fair
The STEM Career Fair is open to all currently enrolled UH students and subscribed alumni. Students must bring their UH student ID in order to check in. Professional dress is required. To review current employer registration, log into Cougar Pathway and RSVP for the event.
Feb 5 6pm
UCS Etiquette Dinner
UH students are invited to a unique dining experience and interactive seminar on the rules of dinner etiquette. During this event, you'll have an opportunity to learn the rules of professional dining, have all of your interviewing questions answered and enjoy a meal catered by the UH Hilton Hotel.
May 14 8am
Lustre User Group Conference 2019
The LUG 2019 Conference brings together over 200 worldwide users of the open source Lustre file system for supercomputers. The conference focuses on the latest Lustre developments and best practices and provides attendees with an opportunity to share information, network and collaborate with peers.
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