January 2012

SPEED LIMIT CHANGES ON CALHOUN posted 1/31/12 The University of Houston worked with the City of Houston to lower the speed limit from 35 mph to 30 mph.

CAMPUS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM posted 1/30/12 The University of Houston Department of Public Safety's Emergency Management Bureau will be conducting a Campus Emergency Response Team training.

UPDATE - SCIENCE & RESEARCH (SR2) GENERATOR RELOCATIONS posted 1/30/12 On Saturday, January 28th, 2012, construction crews will be drilling foundations and placing concrete in the area located just behind Science & Research 2 (Identified as area 1A on the attached site layouts).

GREEN COMMUTER FAIR IS BACK ON FEBRUARY 7-8 posted 1/27/12 METRO will be back on campus on February 7-8 to offer convenient service and encourage students to become green commuters.

BOOKSTORE STARTS THE SEMESTER OFF WITH SUCCESS posted 1/27/12 UH Bookstores started the semester off with a bang by offering even more textbook options and faster, more convenient service.

ADDITIONAL BICYCLE RACKS INSTALLED AT COUGAR VILLAGE posted 1/26/12 Students now have four additional bicycle racks outside of Cougar Village for securing their bicycles.

CATERING ON CULLEN FEEDS RUNNING ELITE AT THE CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON posted 1/25/12 The Chevron Houston Marathon is a landmark event in Houston every year.

CELEBRATE THE SPRING SEMESTER WITH A WELCOME BACK LUNCH posted 1/24/12 Join us for a Welcome Back Party on Jan. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in both The Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers and the RFoC in Oberholtzer Hall.

NEW RESIDENTIAL RESTAURANT NAMING CONTEST DEADLINE APPROACHING posted 1/23/12 The time is drawing closer to submit your suggestion for the name of the new dining facility.

UH COMPETES IN RECYCLEMANIA COMPETITION FOR FOURTH YEAR posted 1/20/12 Awareness is the name of the game this year for the RecycleMania competition.

SUBWAY IN BATES LAW UNDERGOING REPAIRS FROM FLOODING posted 1/17/12 Due to the flooding that occurred on Jan. 9, the Subway in the Bates Law building is closed for repairs and is expected to re-open early the week of Jan. 23.

TIPS: COMMUNICATING DURING DISASTERS posted 1/17/12 Before a Disaster: How to prepare your home and mobile device.

ONLINE GRAPHIC DESIGN NOW AVAILABLE posted 1/17/12 The University Copy Center now offers a unique opportunity to create banners, posters and graphics through their UH website.

BOOKSTORE OFFERS SUPPLIES IN NEW VENDING MACHINE posted 1/17/12 Students can now skip the trip to the bookstore for their scantrons and supplies with the installation of a new vending machine in the MD Anderson Library.

MOORE'S SCHOOL OF MUSIC RENOVATION PROJECT - SIDEWALK CLOSURE posted 1/17/12 On Friday, January 13, 2012 began a sidewalk closure related to the Administration Wing renovation project and near Moore's School of Music building, which is expected through May 2012.

NUTRITION INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE IN THE FRESH FOOD COMPANY posted 1/13/12 As we keep a finger on the food pulse of campus, we know that nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle is important to a large part of the campus community.

UH HOSTS HUB OPPORTUNITIES EVENT FOR CONSTRUCTION VENDORS posted 1/13/12 UH brought HUB vendors and general contractors together to provide opportunities to collaborate on upcoming large construction projects on campus.

CHECK OUT THE NEW ON-LINE DIRECTORY posted 1/11/12 Please review your information in the on-line directory to ensure accuracy. You can go in P.A.S.S to update your work address or phone number, all other changes should be addressed through your business administrator.


ENTRANCE 16 LANE CLOSURE BLAFFER MUSEUM RENOVATION posted 1/09/12 On Tuesday January 10, 2012, the south lane of Entrance 16 will be closed in front of the Fine Arts Building from 7:30am until 3:00pm (see attached drawing for location).

URBAN HARVEST HOSTS 12TH ANNUAL FRUIT TREE SALE AT ROBERTSON STADIUM posted 1/06/12 On Saturday, January 14 at Robertson Stadium, Urban Harvest will have a wide variety of fruit trees for sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until sold out.

RESIDENTIAL GROUP MEAL REQUEST FORM NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE posted 1/05/12 With the success of The Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers, UH Dining Services has been receiving more and more requests for group meal tickets to the restaurant.

GREEN LOCATIONS ON CAMPUS ADDED TO NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION TOURS posted 1/02/12 Prospective students and visitors now learn that the University of Houston cares about going green during their first visit to campus.

COACH DICKEY TO RETURN TO FRESH FOOD COMPANY FOR PULSE RADIO SHOW posted 1/02/12 "The Pulse with James Dickey" will broadcast from our very own campus on January 19 and February 16 at the Fresh Food Company at Moody Towers from 7-8 p.m.