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CULLEN FAMILY PLAZA FOUNTAIN AND REFLECTING POOL TO UNDERGO MAJOR REPAIRS posted on 12/17/14
The pool will be drained next week so work can get started to replace pipes and bring the four-decade-old beloved feature of the campus back to proper working condition.

MONTHLY HUB VENDOR SHOWCASES TO LAUNCH IN THE SPRING posted on 12/15/14
The purpose of the two-hour showcases, which will take place in the Rockwell Pavilion, is for University personnel to begin forming relationships and familiarizing themselves with various local HUB vendors.

STUDENT WORKERS A GREAT ASSET TO UH SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT posted on 12/12/14
The UH Sports & Entertainment department has over 10 dedicated UH student workers who help out with everything from sporting events to concerts.

STUDENTS HAVE CHANCE TO WIN TV WHEN BUYING A SPRING MEAL PLAN posted on 12/11/14
Those who sign for a Block, Lifestyle or All-Access plan by Feb. 4 and who are not required to purchase a plan as part of their residential agreement will be entered into a drawing for a 24-inch HD television.

SIDEWALKS AROUND LOT 19D SET TO CLOSE posted on 12/8/14
Various walkways around the lot, which is located behind Calhoun Lofts, will be inaccessible as construction gets underway for the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN SUSTAINABILITY FEST POETRY CONTEST posted on 12/8/14
Twelve people submitted works, with the top three as chosen by a panel of judges receiving gift cards and having their poems read during the Sustainability Fest.

CAMPUS MAIL SERVICE WILL BE LIMITED OVER WINTER BREAK posted on 12/8/14
There will be no delivery or pickup of mail on the University of Houston campus from Wednesday, Dec. 24, until Tuesday, Jan. 6.

UH COMMUNITY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR UPCOMING WINTER SEASON posted on 12/5/14
The Office of Emergency Management encourages students, faculty and staff to be prepared for all kinds of emergencies, including wintry weather that can sneak up in a hurry.

MEAL PLAN HOLDERS BEING THANKED WITH STEAK AND SHRIMP NIGHT posted on 12/5/14
The special menu items will be offered during the dinner hours at Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers on Friday, Dec. 12.

STARBUCKS AT STUDENT CENTER SATELLITE ADDING HOT FOOD OPTIONS TO MENU posted on 12/5/14
Starting Monday, Dec. 8, the UH community can now look forward to enjoying hot breakfast and lunch sandwiches and wraps at the location in the Student Center Satellite.

FRESHII BRINGING FRESH AND HEALTHY CUSTOM MEALS TO CAMPUS posted on 12/5/14
The new restaurant will be located in the Student Center on the first floor behind the information booth and will open at the start of the spring semester.

BICYCLE REPAIR STATION INSTALLED posted on 12/3/14
Students can now fill up their tires with air and make minor repairs at the location that opened recently outside of the Cougar Village II residential facility.

FOOD TRUCK PAD 2 RELOCATING DUE TO CONSTRUCTION posted on 12/3/14
The location behind Cemo Hall has closed down due to pending construction of the Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building, but plans are being worked out to open the site at a nearby spot at the start of the spring semester.

STUDENTS CAN TAKE BREAK FROM STUDIES DURING FINALS MANIA posted on 11/26/14
The twice-a-year tradition, which is set for Dec. 8 in the Rockwell Pavilion in the M.D. Anderson Library, offers students a chance to eat pancakes and turkey sausage and share some laughs with friends.

UH POLICE OFFICERS ATTEND LEGACY TRAINING posted on 11/26/14
The Leading by Legacy program was held in Galveston and focused on first line supervisors from smaller law enforcement agencies.

UH ESTABLISHES COUGAR EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIP FOR FRESHMEN posted on 11/20/14
State. Sen. John Whitmire has made the first donation to the new scholarship, a $4,000 award for first-year students who choose to live on campus.

LOT 19D SET TO CLOSE BEFORE END OF THE SEMESTER posted on 11/18/14
The 224-space lot located behind Calhoun Lofts will close permanently on Monday, Dec. 1 to make room for the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM DISRUPTIONS PLANNED DURING WINTER BREAK posted on 11/18/14
The power blips of between two and 10 seconds are scheduled to occur between Dec. 26 and Dec. 30 at many of the buildings on campus.

CURB AND MEDIAN WORK PLANNED FOR PORTIONS OF CULLEN BOULEVARD posted on 11/14/14
A barrier curb will be removed at Cullen Place, while the northbound left-turn lane at Entrance 14 is being eliminated.

PARTIAL ENTRANCE 14 CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 15 posted on 11/14/14
The south side will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a result of the first phase of the Science Teaching Lab Building, Level 4 North construction project.

CYDNEY RAX RECOGNIZED BY MARCH OF DIMES posted on 11/12/14
The administrative assistant for Environmental Health and Life Safety was one of two team leaders from the University of Houston who won a Macy's gift card in a recent drawing.

TDECU STADIUM HOSTING HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAMES posted on 11/12/14
The University will be the site of several exciting Region III matchups between Houston area teams for two consecutive weekends.

UH INITIATIVES HONORED AT ANNUAL LUNCHEON posted on 11/12/14
The UH Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management garnered a total of three awards during the recent Mayor's Proud Partners Luncheon.

SPRING ON-CAMPUS HOUSING REGISTRATION KICKS OFF NOV. 11 posted on 11/10/14
Most of the University of Houston's seven residential communities have rooms available for current commuter students to live in during the upcoming semester.

WORK SET TO START ON SECOND PHASE OF HBSC LEVEL 4 BUILDOUT posted on 11/06/14
The project, which will take six months to complete, will provide 23,725 square feet of primarily wet lab space with associated faculty offices.

NEXT COFFEE WITH A COP EVENT SCHEDULED AT THE UNIVERSITY CENTER posted on 11/06/14
The hour-long gatherings in the lobby of the University Center have proven to be a great opportunity for the UH community to talk to UHPD officers and have coffee and donuts.

STUDENTS SHOULD SECURE PROPERTY WHEN LEAVING FOR THE HOLIDAYS posted on 11/06/14
The University of Houston Police Department offers a few easy and simple tips to follow when leaving campus to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family.

OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY INVITES UH COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN POETRY CONTEST posted on 11/06/14
As a part of this year's Sustainability Fest, students, faculty and staff are invited to submit poems about sustainability for a chance to win one of three $50 gift cards.

WATER BOTTLE FILLING STATIONS REACH A MILESTONE posted on 11/04/14
In the 18 months since Facilities Management installed the first station on campus, they have been used more than 1.1 million times.

NEW DINING WEBSITE ADDS INTERACTIVE FEATURES, MOBILE SUPPORT posted on 11/04/14
The site has undergone a complete transformation, featuring a new design with a contemporary feel, mobile support and a myriad of interactive features.

SUSTAINABILITY FEST TO FEATURE EDUCATIONAL DEMOS, GIVEAWAYS AND MORE posted on 11/03/14
UH’s annual Sustainability Fest will take place from 11:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Lynn Eusan Park, and will feature representatives from several vendors including Nissan, UH Dining and Bare Bowls.

STUDENT WINS SURVIVAL BACKPACK FOR COMPLETING SIREN SURVEY posted on 10/31/14
The Office of Emergency Management selected Sarah Snapp's name from all of those who filled out the outdoor warning siren system survey during National Night Out activities.

UH DINING BRINGS A FRIGHTMEAL TO COUGAR WOODS posted on 10/24/14
Visitors to the dining hall during the lunch hours can enjoy Halloween-themed entrees and desserts, as well as play games and paint pumpkins.

UH DINING PARTNERS WITH BOUNCE TO EDUCATE PARENTS ON HEALTHY EATING posted on 10/24/14
Every Saturday this semester, Dietitian Sarah Feye and Chef Carlos Guerrero are teaching parents about healthy eating through cooking demos and other actitities.

HOMECOMING SAFETY TIPS OFFERED BY UH FIRE MARSHAL posted on 10/24/14
The UH community should follow important safety guidelines and to be cautious with electrical fire safety.

NITRO CIRCUS LIVE COMING TO TDECU STADIUM IN MAY posted on 10/23/14
The University of Houston community can already purchase tickets for the show, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 24.

BOILER TESTING MAY CAUSE LOUD NOISES ON CAMPUS posted on 10/22/14
The loud release of steam at the Central Plant on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23 will not affect steam production to the campus and there is no need for anyone to be alarmed or concerned.

SKYDIVING CHEF COMING TO UH TO CELEBRATE FOOD DAY posted on 10/20/14
Chef Mikel Lawrence will lead a cooking demonstration on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in which he will show students how to cook mushrooms street tacos using local ingredients.

PARENTS, STUDENTS ATTEND 'HEALTHY COOGS,HEALTHY PLANET' posted on 10/20/14
About two dozen people got a chance to tour the campus community garden and learn about healthy eating during the annual Family Weekend at the University of Houston.

TWO CAMPUS FOOD TRUCKS RECEIVE NATIONAL ATTENTION posted on 10/17/14
The Daily Meal has placed Eatsie Boys at 48th and Coreanos at 49th on its list of the top food trucks in America.

GROUP PICKS RISK MANAGEMENT'S UDOH FOR LEADERSHIP ROLE posted on 10/17/14
The Houston chapter of the Young Risk Professionals of Texas, which was founded this past May, has asked her to be its new director of finance.

COMEDIAN RUSSELL PETERS TO PERFORM AT CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL posted on 10/17/14
UH Sports and Entertainment has announced that the Almost Famous World Tour will be coming to the University of Houston campus on Friday, Jan. 23. Tickets are now on sale.

EXTENSION CORDS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE ON CAMPUS posted on 10/13/14
The State Office of Risk Management recently conducted an evaluation of several University of Houston buildings and noted the use of extension cords, which should not be used.

PEDESTRIAN SIDEWALK COMPLETION SCHEDULED ALONG UNIVERSITY DRIVE posted on 10/09/14
A temporary pedestrian walkway will be provided just outside the existing sidewalk and fence line, in the adjacent drive lane, between Oct. 13 and Oct. 31.

LATE NIGHT FOOD TRUCK OPTION NOW A REALITY FOR STUDENTS posted on 10/06/14
After a successful pilot program, UH Dining will be scheduling a food truck every Monday through Thursday from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. at a spot behind the Student Services Center building across from Cougar Village II and parking lot 6B.

FOOD TRUCKS TO SERVICE ERP EVERY WEDNESDAY posted on 10/06/14
Students, faculty and staff will now be able to buy lunch once a week from a food truck parked behind Building 7 at the Energy Research Park.

UH DINING WELCOMES NEW CATERING DIRECTOR posted on 10/06/14
Shannon Church will oversee the entire catering department, including the banquet and sales managers, chef and all personnel, and will provide creative direction for all event setups and ensure all events run smoothly.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NAMED posted on 9/29/14
Herman K Taitt Jr. comes to the University of Houston from the Orleans Parish School System in New Orleans, where he led the school rebuilding effort following Hurricane Katrina.

CONSTRUCTION TO START ON BASKETBALL PRACTICE FACILITY posted on 9/24/14
The 53,000-square-foot facility will wrap around the southeast corner of Hofheinz Pavilion, facing Cullen Boulevard and Holman Street. It is slated to be completed in August 2015.

EVENT MAY TEMPORARILY IMPACT TRAFFIC NEAR UNIVERSITY CENTER posted on 9/22/14
More than 35 buses will be dropping off students between 5 and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in front of the UC for a college night event at Cullen Performance Hall.

COCA-COLA FREE MOVIE NIGHTS PLANNED FOR 2014-2015
posted on 9/22/14

Auxiliary Services and the Student Program Board are once again teaming up to offer UH students the opportunity to enjoy free movie screenings during the school year.

SIREN AWARENESS FOCUS OF NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
posted on 9/22/14

The University of Houston Department of Public Safety is educating students, faculty and staff about the system and what it is designed to accomplish.

HOUSTON POSTAL CUSTOMER COUNCIL HONORS UH’S ROWLAND-KETLEY
posted on 9/19/14

The organization named the director of Printing and Postal Services as the Mail Center Manager of the year for the Greater Houston area.

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS SERVICES ANNOUNCED
posted on 9/17/14

Devi Bala, who comes to the University of Houston with more than 13 years of experience in financial operations, replaces Pat Sayles, who retired in August.

UH DINING SERVICES TESTS LATE NIGHT FOOD TRUCK OPTION
posted on 9/16/14

Coreanos will be on campus for the next few days from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., and if the pilot program proves successful, it could be implemented permanently.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ACTIVITIES SET FOR OCT. 7
posted on 9/16/14

The UH community is invited to come out to Lynn Eusan Park for a free hot dog and drink during this annual event, then take part in Walk in the Dark afterward looking for safety-related issued that need correcting.

‘WHAT’S COOKING COOGS’ IS BACK WITH A HEALTHY SPIN posted on 9/15/14
Residential students can expect a hands-on experience, delicious food, tips on improving health, fun, prizes and a nice getaway from studying during six installments of the popular program this semester.

FRESH FOOD COMPANY REVAMPS ITS PROGRAM
posted on 9/15/14

UH Dining Services has implemented numerous changes to the dining hall this semester, from an 18-week menu cycle to TASTE events.

BE PREPARED BY CREATING AN EMERGENCY SUPPLY KIT posted on 9/15/14
Because it is National Preparedness Month, the UH Office of Emergency Management says now is a good time to focus on building a kit with emergency supplies.

USE PROPER CHANNELS WHEN SENDING WORKER’S COMPENSATION FORMS posted on 9/11/14
Per UH policy, staff are reminded that sensitive data must not be transmitted by email unless the message is encrypted.

BE PREPARED BY HAVING A BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN posted on 9/5/14
The UH Office of Emergency Management is encouraging departments during National Preparedness Month to have a plan and share it with staff.

KIVA ROOM LATEST TO RECEIVE ENERGY EFFICIENT LED LIGHTS posted on 9/4/14
By changing out the 272 lights in the lecture hall in Farish Hall, the University of Houston is anticipated to see an ongoing financial savings of over $27,000 annually.

UH MAKES THE DAILY MEAL'S LIST OF TOP COLLEGES FOR FOOD IN AMERICA posted on 9/3/14
The publication places the University of Houston at No. 44 out of 2,000 schools nationwide for its efforts in providing quality food service to its students.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO BE PREPARED posted on 9/2/14
September is National Preparedness Month and UH Cougars and their families should take the time to make a family communication plan.

BE EDUCATED ABOUT THE OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN SYSTEM posted on 8/28/14
The UH Office of Emergency Management has a siren resource page on its website that provides valuable information regarding siren awareness.

POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES ACCREDITATION posted on 8/21/14
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators approved the accreditation for UHPD, which will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Nashville.

IMPROVED REUSABLE TO-GO PROGRAM REDUCES CARBON FOOTPRINT posted on 8/20/14
The new system requires all customers to pay a $5 refundable deposit for their first reusable container in order to lessen the number being thrown away.

RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN MAY IMPACT TRAFFIC AND PARKING posted on 8/19/14
Although mobility control officials will be out directing traffic, congestion is possible Aug. 21-23 along Spur 5, Entrance 1, the Campus Loop Road, and Cullen Boulevard from Cougar Place Drive to Wheeler.

VIDEO EXPLAINS HOW TO USE CARD READERS posted on 8/18/14
Getting into buildings on campus after hours will require students, faculty and staff to have their Cougar Card and know how to properly swipe it through a card reader.

UH COMMUNITY ENCOURAGED TO HAVE A PLAN FOR PARKING ON GAME DAYS posted on 8/18/14
To help everyone understand the impact that home football games at TDECU Stadium will have on the campus, a web page has been created that is filled with important information.

CARD READERS WILL HAVE MINIMAL IMPACT ON CAMPUS COMMUNITY posted on 8/18/14
As the University of Houston continues migrating toward a keyless access system for all campus buildings, students, faculty and staff will need to use their Cougar Card to get access after hours.

UH PARTNERS WITH ARAMARK TO TRANSFORM EVENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS posted on 8/18/14
The leading hospitality and facilities services provider is teaming with VenuWorks to serve as the exclusive provider of venue management, food, beverage, retail merchandise and facility maintenance services at all of the University's athletics facilities and Cullen Performance Hall.

UHPD OFFICER PLAYS ICE HOCKEY FOR A GREAT CAUSE posted on 8/18/14
Jeremy Nino will be participating in a tournament Aug. 22-23 to benefit the family of Houston firefighter Daniel Groover, who died July 9 while battling a house fire.

VOLUNTEERS SWEAT IT OUT TO CLEAN UP CAMPUS posted on 8/14/14
Over 70 students, faculty and staff worked together to collect a total of 805 pounds of waste, recycling and plant material during this year's Clearnup Day.

EXPECT TRAFFIC DELAYS ON CAMPUS DURING MAYOR'S BACK TO SCHOOL FEST posted on 8/12/14
The all-day event at the Athletics/Alumni Center and Hofheinz Pavilion will draw thousands of families to UH on Saturday, Aug. 16, which is anticipated to cause congestion in and around the area.

NEW FLAVORS AND VARIETY COMING TO FOOD TRUCK PROGRAM posted on 8/12/14
Eatsie Boys, Flip n' Patties and Golden Grill HTX will join the rotation this coming fall semester. In addition, several dessert trucks will fill in hours during and after lunch.

HALAL OFFERINGS TO BE AVAILABLE IN FRESH FOOD COMPANY posted on 8/12/14
Beginning this fall semester, the previous gluten-friendly serving station will now also have halal dishes. The change is another step being taken to meet the UH community's varied dietary needs.

A&F AMBASSADORS NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR FIRST TWO DAYS OF CLASSES posted on 8/8/14
Volunteers can work a 90-minute shift helping at the Cougar Card office, riding the campus shuttle buses, or monitoring a parking garage.

SOUND TESTS AT STADIUM SHOULD HAVE MINIMAL IMPACT ON CAMPUS posted on 8/8/14
People in the area directly surrounding TDECU Stadium may hear some of the sounds from the testing, which will take place intermittently between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Aug. 8-20.

LOUD NOISES MAY BE HEARD FROM CENTRAL PLANT posted on 8/7/14
Victory Energy will be running and testing a new boiler Aug. 7-8, which could cause a loud release of excess steam that may be heard and seen across campus.

CULLEN ROAD WORK TO IMPACT INTERSECTION THIS WEEKEND posted on 8/6/14
Starting at noon on Saturday and through 10 a.m. Sunday, vehicles will not be able to access the Campus Loop Road from Cullen Boulevard as workers pour a new section of concrete.

LOT 15B CLOSING TO MAKE ROOM FOR BASKETBALL PRACTICE FACILITY posted on 8/4/14
The small ungated faculty/staff lot adjacent to Hofheinz Pavilion will close permanently after Friday, Aug. 8, as construction gets set to start on $20 million project.

FIRST-EVER AUXILIARY SERVICES FAIR TO SHOWCASE SERVICES posted on 8/4/14
The UH community will get the opportunity to learn more about what Auxiliary Services offers during the Aug. 14 event, which will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rockwell Pavilion.

UH PARTNERS WITH ZIPCAR TO OFFER CAR SHARING ON CAMPUS posted on 8/1/14
The convenient transportation option is now up and operating at UH. Four vehicles will initially be offered, with one each at Cougar Place, Bayou Oaks, Calhoun Lofts and Cougar Village I.

KATHERINE MILLER NAMED FP&C INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR posted on 8/1/14
With more than 27 years of professional experience, including 12 with the UH System, she is no stranger to managing capital construction projects.


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