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Important Work Completed on Mailboxes at Two Residential Communities

Workers from UH Postal Services spent part of the summer replacing the combination locks to the mailboxes at Cougar Place and Cougar Village II.

New Retail Food Service Director Named

Chris Conti will manage more than 20 campus retail locations at UH, including those at the Student Center and SC Satellite, as well as seven convenience stores.

UH Dining Delivers Cooking Demo to Exxonmobil Program

The Travel to Mars activity at the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers was directed at students participating in a science camp on the University of Houston campus.

Catering on Cullen Offers Summer Savings

Customers can choose from a new collection of spice bowls and fan favorite promotions when catering a summer event or meeting.

UH Dining to Partner with BOUNCE for Three-Part Series

Dietitian Travis Ramirez is teaming up with the College of Education initiative to host a series focusing on nutrition education and cooking demonstrations at the University of Houston-Downtown recreation center.

UH Postal Saturday Service a Hit with Students

The recent pilot program for residential students received such enormous positive feedback that it will continue during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Parking Lots Minimally Impacted During Summer Maintenance

UH Parking and Transportation Services is busy improving numerous lots and entrances across campus this summer, but at no time will there be any full lot closures.

Clothing Drive Rescues Nearly 6,000 Pounds of Textiles from Landfill

Three members of the Sustainability Task Force partnered with American Textile Recycling Service and the Salvation Army to place donation bins inside five on-campus residential communities during the final three weeks of the spring semester.

Office of Sustainability Student Places Third in National Competition

Gabriela Contreras' winning essay will be published in an upcoming issue of College Services magazine, the quarterly publication of NACAS, the largest auxiliary services support organization serving higher education.

UH Dining Welcomes New Manager to Cougar Woods

Nikit Bhatt, a University of Houston alumnus, joins the dining hall’s team after serving in Aramark’s Accelerate to Leadership program.

New Comment Boards Let Diners Post Notes on Napkins

Guests to the Cougar Woods and Fresh Food Company dining halls can communicate with the management team by leaving notes on the boards, which are located near the dish return stations.

Limited Time Menu Items Available at Burger Studio

The restaurant in the Student Center Satellite has three special offerings on the menu through May 12, including an Italian burger combo and sweet potato French fries.

Campus Starbucks Locations Feature New Snack Items

The variety of sweet and savory snacks, which include several gluten-free options, can be found near the registers at each location.

Finals Mania to Give Weary Students a Break from Studies

The twice-a-year tradition will serve pancakes to around 1,700 UH students the evening of May 2 in the M.D. Anderson Library’s Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion.


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