February 2012

THE BURIED LIFE MEGA TOUR - CULLEN PERFORMANCE CENTER posted 2/29/12 Verizon Wireless Careers is bringing The Buried Life to your campus for an exclusive speaking engagement. March 7th at 7p.m.

UNIVERSITY DRIVE @ CALHOUN ROAD - TRAFFIC IMPACTS posted 2/28/12 In an effort to improve mobility, The City of Houston is making adjustments to the intersection of University Drive and Calhoun Road

VOLUNTEERS HELP OUT IN THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDEN posted 2/28/12 Volunteers took time out of their Sunday afternoon for a little gardening therapy in the university's campus community garden.

SIDEWALK CLOSURE - STADIUM PARKING GARAGE posted 2/28/12 The South pedestrian sidewalk on Holman Street, which is north of the new Stadium Parking Garage will be closed for construction Thursday, March 1, 2012 thru Thursday, March 8, 2012.

NEW, CUSTOM DISH MACHINE TO BE INSTALLED IN THE FRESH FOOD CO. posted 2/27/12 The new machine will be customized to fit the needs of The Fresh Food Company.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON'S POLICE DISPATCH posted 2/27/12 The University of Houston Department of Public Safety has its own dispatch center.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT WELCOMES THE NEW CHIEF OF POLICE posted 2/27/12 The University of Houston Police Department welcomed the new Chief of Police on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in a public swearing in ceremony.

BOARD OF REGENTS APPROVES RESIDENTIAL AND DINING PLANS FOR 2012-13 posted 2/24/12 The University of Houston campus is gearing up for some exciting changes in the upcoming years as we grow and continue to foster student success.

GREEN ORGANIZATIONS LOOKING FOR UH STUDENTS FOR INTERNSHIPS posted 2/24/12 Sustainable organizations are taking notice of the talent and drive of our UH students.

ONLINE JOB SYSTEM (OJS) UPGRADE posted 2/23/12 This is a reminder that the new OJS (online job system) launch date is March 1, 2012.

ACCESSUH posted 2/22/12 University Information Technology will launch AccessUH, a new service that will greatly improve and simplify the process of accessing many of the systems UH students, faculty and staff utilize on a regular basis.

SPENCER MOORE LEAVING FOR MD ANDERSON posted 2/21/12 Spencer Moore, Executive Director for Facilities Planning and Construction, will be leaving the University of Houston.

SPECIAL EVENT - HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO PARADE/CONOCO PHILLIPS RODEO RUN posted 2/20/12 On Saturday, February 25, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the majority of downtown streets will be closed due to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade and the Conoco Phillips Rodeo Run.

SPRING GRADUATION FAIR TO BE HELD AT UH BOOKSTORE FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 3 posted 2/17/12 The fair will take place at the main bookstore in the University Center from February 28 through March 3 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

OJS UPGRADE posted 2/17/12 The new OJS (online job system) launch date will take place on March 1, 2012.

DECEMBER POSTAL CHARGEBACKS posted 2/17/12 Due to a problem with our chargeback software, we we unable to post the December chargebacks to the January PeopleSoft reports.

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2012 posted 2/16/12 Steps for Students will be hosting a 5K run on the campus of the University of Houston Saturday February 18, beginning at 7:00am.

METRO RIDES AGAIN TO RODEO HOUSTON! posted 2/15/12 Climb aboard your choice of METRORail, or round-trip shuttle service to Reliant Park from Monroe, North Shepherd and West Loop Park & Rides!

SCIENCE & RESEARCH 1 CIRCLE DRIVE CLOSURE posted 2/15/12 On Monday, February 20th, 2012, the circle drive off of Entrance 14 at Science & Research 1 will be closed between the hours of 10:30 PM and 1:30 AM.

RECYCLEMANIA HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL VIDEO CONTEST posted 2/14/12 RecycleManiacs have been challenged to show "The Spirit of Recycling" this year for 2nd annual video contest to support the national RecycleMania competition.

CELEBRATE FAT TUESDAY WITH MARDI GRAS MEALS AT RESIDENTIAL HALLS AND UC SATELLITE posted 2/14/12 UH Dining Services is bringing the fun to you with several Mardi Gras- themed meals at the residential dining halls and the UC Satellite.


HILTON COLLEGE AND GREEN UH TEAM UP FOR LEADERSHIP COURSE PROJECT posted 2/10/12 Hilton College students will tackle a green commuting challenge this semester thanks to collaboration between the college and Green UH.

UPDATE - SCIENCE & RESEARCH 1 (SR1) to (SR2) GENERATOR RELOCATIONS posted 2/08/12 On Friday, February 10th, 2012, the circle drive off of Entrance 14 at Science & Research 1 will be closed between the hours of 9:00 PM and 1:00 AM.

LANE CLOSURE SHUTDOWN NOTIFICATION - BLAFFER MUSEUM posted 2/08/12 Campus road between entrance 16 and 18 in front of Fine Arts Building South Lane.

GREEN UH T-SHIRTS ON SALE AT THE UH BOOKSTORE posted 2/07/12 Show your green commitment proudly with a Green UH T-shirt, on sale now for only $9.99.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER posted 2/06/12 The Safety & Security Committee enjoyed a tour of the University of Houston Emergency Operation Center on Friday, February 3, 2012.

TOWN HALLS SCHEDULED TO PRESENT RESIDENTIAL AND DINING PLANS FOR 2012-13 posted 2/03/12 The UH community is invited to attend the Residential and Dining Town Hall meetings to hear about the departments' campus vision for the 2012-2013 academic year.


ONLINE JOB SYSTEM (OJS) UPGRADE posted 2/03/12 The Human Resources Employment team is excited to announce that the new OJS launch date has been set for March 1, 2012.

SKYWARN TRAINING CLASS posted 2/02/12 Come join the National Weather Service Office for Houston-Galveston and the University of Houston Emergency Management for SkyWarn Weather Spotter Training.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BUREAU STORM UPDATE posted 2/02/12 On Wednesday, January 25th, the Emergency Management Bureau (EMB) within the Department of Public Safety activated the University of Houston Emergency Operations Center (UHEOC) to monitor and prepare for the potential severe weather that was forecasted.

OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN SYSTEM posted 2/02/12 The Outdoor Warning Siren System at the University of Houston is activated by the Department of Public Safety, Emergency Management Bureau in the event of an emergency when it may be unsafe to be outdoors.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON DINING AND HOUSING TOWN HALL posted 2/01/12 Tuesday, February 7 from 6-7 p.m. and Wednesday, February 8 from 12-1 p.m.