August 2010
 

COUGAR PLACE DRIVE WILL BE CLOSED AT WHEELER STREET FROM TUESDAY, AUGUST 31ST THROUGH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD posted 08/30/10
Due to the construction along Wheeler Street for the future METRO Rail, the sidewalk along the north side of Wheeler Avenue will be closed from Cougar Place Drive to Cullen Boulevard.

TEMPORARY PARKING DISTURBANCE AT E. CULLEN posted 08/30/10
Due to the delivery of "The Statue of Four Lies" the parking spaces near E. Cullen will be occupied on Tuesday morning, August 31.

SHREDDING PROGRAM AT UH MORE AFFORDABLE AND SUSTAINABLE
posted 08/27/10

The University of Houston has recently developed a program with Austin Task for affordable shredding that makes use of the same plant that handles the university's closed-loop recycling program, Boise Paper.

COUGAR PLACE DRIVE WILL BE CLOSED AT WHEELER STREET FROM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND THROUGH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH posted 08/27/10
Due to the construction along Wheeler Street for the future METRO Rail, Cougar Place Drive will be temporarily closed from Wheeler Street to the first driveway to the University Child Care Center.

UPDATE ON THE FRESH FOOD COMPANY AT MOODY TOWERS posted 08/26/10
In the first 5 days of operation, the Fresh Food Company (FFCo) served 10,705 more meals than were served in the old Moody RFoC in the same period last year!

SUSTAINABILITY TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE posted 08/26/10
Green UH continues to advance green initiatives, as sustainability training is now available for students, faculty and staff at the University of Houston.

SUPERSHUTTLE OFFERS DISCOUNTED AIRPORT RIDE TO COUGARS posted 08/25/10
SuperShuttle, a convenient shuttle service that provides transportation to and from airports, is offering a discount to students, faculty and staff at the University of Houston.

GREEN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM AND PLEDGE posted 08/25/10
A Green Certification Program has been established at the University of Houston.

MOODY TOWERS TO REMAIN OPEN FOR MEALS UNTIL MIDNIGHT posted 08/25/10
UH students have been clamoring for late-night food options for many years.

LANE CLOSURE ON SCOTT STREET posted 08/20/10
Work is currently being done on Scott Street between Taum and Alabama.

CALHOUN LOFTS FEATURED IN THE AMERICAN SCHOOL & UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE posted 08/20/10
2010 Educational Interiors Showcase Issue features Calhoun Lofts.

OPENING OF FRESH FOOD COMPANY AT MOODY TOWERS posted 08/16/10
The much-anticipated Fresh Food Company at Moody Towers is about to celebrate its grand opening, unveiling a beautiful new space ready to prepare meals ordered to taste.

CAMPUS DINING HOURS posted 08/16/10
See all of your dining options and times from August 6 - August 22.

POST OUTAGE INSPECTIONS NOW UNDER WAY posted 08/13/10
CenterPoint Energy assisted university staff last evening and completed the repairs to feeder 1.

ENHANCED TEXTBOOK OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS posted 08/13/10
The UH Bookstore is launching a textbook rental program and an enhanced digital book selection for the fall, providing more affordable options for students purchasing books.

SR-1 PHASE 1 STORAGE AREA posted 08/11/10
As a start to Phase I begins for the Science and Research One Life Safety Upgrade Project, a storage unit will be placed at the site Thursday August 12, 2010.

A&F AMBASSADORS PREPARE TO WELCOME BACK STUDENTS posted 08/10/10
Students will receive a warm welcome back to campus by the A & F Ambassadors, who plan to provide ice-cold water, maps, directions, information and a friendly face during the first couple of days of class.

PARTIAL STREET CLOSURE AUGUST 10-11, 2010 posted 08/10/10
Due to an on-going tree re-location project there will be partial closures of Entrance One this week.

UH TAKES ON THE LOW CARBON DIET posted 08/10/10
Who will be this year's biggest loser?

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - CALHOUN LOFTS LANDSCAPE AND WALK CONNECTION posted 08/09/10
FP&C is continually moving forward with effort in the Professional North Precinct District Landscaping Improvements, located on the northeast area of campus.

CAMPUS LANDSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS posted 08/09/10
Removal and replacement of trees, planting improvements and irrigation system repair

TEXTBOOK RENTALS COME TO UH BOOKSTORE posted 08/09/10
This fall, the University of Houston (UH) will become part of a select group of colleges/universities offering students a textbook rental program.

PARTIAL STREET CLOSURE THIS WEEKEND posted 08/05/10
Due to an on-going tree re-location project there will partial closure of University Drive and Entrance One this weekend. See press release for more information.

UHDPS GIVES BACK posted 08/04/10
On Tuesday August 3, 2010, The UH Fire Marshal’s Office responded to an activated fire alarm at Melcher School of Business.

SPOTLIGHT: STEPHANIE CARPENTER posted 08/03/10
Stephanie Carpenter works in the Lost and Found office of the DPS.

COKE PRICE INCREASE STILL KEEPS PRICES LOWER THAN CONVENIENCE STORES posted 08/02/10
Prices on the Coca-Cola vending machines have recently been increased, yet the new price is still significantly lower than the same product at convenience stores.

ENTRANCE 4 WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY, AUGUST 3RD THROUGH THURSDAY, AUGUST 5TH posted 08/02/10
Due to the construction along Wheeler Street for the future METRO Rail, Entrance 4 will be closed from Tuesday, August 3rd through Thursday, August 5th.

3 ARAMARK EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED AT ANNUAL THRIVE SUMMIT posted 08/02/10
ARAMARK higher education's southwest region held its annual THRIVE summit at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.