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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.

Sign Up Now to be a Finals Mania Volunteer

Faculty and staff are encouraged to help out with the May 2 event, which provides students a welcome break from the stress and rigors of preparing for final exams.

Baylor Trip Provides Useful Insight for UH Dining Team

The group received a glimpse of the dining halls, learned about various programs and heard an overview of how the campus dining operation works.

UH Will Celebrate Earth Week April 15-23

A wide variety of on- and off-campus activities will be taking place, including volunteer events, a documentary screening, a sustainability meetup and an Earth Day rotational program in the residence halls.

UH Dining Welcomes New Director to Residential Team

Barbara DeMarco, who has more than 25 years of experience in the food service industry, is the new residential food service director for the two campus dining halls.

Cougar Woods to Celebrate March Madness with Special Menu

A special themed lunch menu will be offered April 6 at the dining hall to kick off the NCAA Final Four.

Yummy Hummus to be Featured at Cougar Woods

From April 11-15, UH Dining will be offering various types of hummus during the lunch hours at the dining hall for guests to enjoy.

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