Science and Engineering Fair of Houston Leverages Learning Opportunities for All
Science will be celebrated this weekend as more than 1,000 middle and high school students (grades 7-12) from around Southeast Texas share their knowledge and discovery at the 60th Annual Science and Engineering Fair of Houston, from 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Mangroves: A Coastal Savior?
As mangroves spread across the Gulf Coast, University of Houston researchers find they offer an advantage during storms. But it's not all positive, as there are important consequences for wildlife.
Philosophers Ask the Big Questions about Religion
A philosopher from the University of Houston is leading a multi-continent exploration of the evidence for religious belief and the rationality of religious traditions.
Capitolizing: UH Makes Its Case in Austin
There's a lot at stake during the 86th Texas Legislative Session, both for the University of Houston and public universities across the state.
UH Architecture Dean Recognized as Distinguished Professor
The dean of the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design, Patricia Belton Oliver, FAIA, has been named one of 2019’s Distinguished Professor Award laureates by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
UH Joins National Effort to Create More Diverse STEM Faculty
The University of Houston has been selected for a national effort to increase diversity among faculty in STEM disciplines. The Aspire Alliance will build upon efforts already underway at UH, many of them spearheaded by the Center for ADVANCING UH Faculty Success, which was created to increase the number of female faculty members in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Two UH Scientists Named to National Academy of Inventors
Two researchers with the University of Houston have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.
New Data Suggests Nicotine While Pregnant Alters Genes
A University of Houston biomedical research team is reporting that a possible cure for addiction may be found by following the pathways of significantly altered dopamine neurons in newborns who were chronically exposed to nicotine in utero.
City of Houston, UH Host 2019 Latino Art Now! Houston
The Inter-University Program for Latino Research at the UH Center for Mexican American Studies is joining forces with the city of Houston to host Latino Art Now! Houston (LAN!). Exhibitions and activities Feb. 1 - May 31 highlight U.S. Latino artists and culture.
How Humana and the University of Houston Are Teaming Up To Make a Difference in Health
Humana and the University of Houston recently teamed up to officially launch the new Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute at the University of Houston. The Humana Institute is designed to unite the existing UH colleges of nursing, pharmacy, social work and optometry with the university’s new College of Medicine.
Feb 22 8:00 am
Global Communication Summit
Join the talk at this summit. The theme, Media for Social Justice: Journalism, Activism and Technology, will bring together journalists, activists, scholars, and students from Latin America and the United States to explore the media-social movement relationship and ways journalists and activists can collaborate to take a stand and denounce injustice.
Feb 22 8:00 pm
A Flea in Her Ear
Madame Chandebise has everything an upper-class woman could want - until her husband suddenly loses all interest in her. Suspicion puts a flea in her ear and she must test his fidelity in Paris most notorious love hotel. This classic farce from the all-time master opens at the UH School of Theatre and Dance on February 22.
Feb 28 5:00 pm
Red Dinner Rhapsody Wine Reception
Join colleagues and friends for Red Dinner Rhapsody, a wine reception in support of Red Dinner 4 and the UH LGBTQ Alumni Association Emergency Crisis Fund.
Mar 01 10:00 am
Empower Leadership Conference
The Empower Conference will provide the opportunity for students, faculty and staff to build their leadership presence, understand gender-related leadership issues and build a foundation for continued leadership development and success. Through this conference, attendees will explore topics such as women in leadership, gender roles and intersectionality.
Mar 01 7:30 pm
AURA: Eye to Ear
The Moores School of Musics AURA Contemporary Ensemble presents an evening of music inspired by visual art.
Mar 04 6:30 pm
Coco Fusco Lecture
The UH School of Arts presents Dont Look Down: Art on the Political Tightrope, an artist talk by Coco Fusco. Join us for a pre-lecture reception in Blaffer Art Museum from 5 - 6:30 p.m.
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