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Textbook Loans Available for Fall Semester

UH students can apply for the $400 loan, which can be used through Sept. 19 at the UH Bookstore in the Student Center South

Win Prizes During #BYOBottle Campaign

Students, faculty and staff can help reduce plastic waste by participating in the Office of Sustainability social media campaign during the first week of the fall semester.

Residential Move-in May Impact Traffic and Parking on Campus

Most residents are scheduled to move Aug. 17-20. Congestion is possible from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on all four days along Spur 5, Entrance 1/University Drive, Cougar Village Drive (formerly known as Campus Loop Road), Cullen Boulevard from Cougar Place Drive to Wheeler, and Cougar Place Drive in front of Cougar Place.

Focus on Campus Art: 'Statue of Four Lies' Entertaining Yet Confusing

The bronze sculpture of two men on the outskirts of Lynn Eusan Park emits a level of kookiness intentionally designed to amuse those who view it.

UH Dining Offering Block Plan Flash Sale for Commuters

The sale, set for Aug. 8-12, gives UH commuter students the opportunity to receive an additional $10 in Cougar Cash with any block meal plan purchase.

UH Dining Promotes New Menu Labeling Law

The new law is a set of regulations passed by Congress requiring restaurants and other food establishments to post calories on menus and menu signage. The law also requires restaurants to provide customers with additional nutrition information.

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.


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