January 2017

COMEDIAN LISA LAMPANELLI TO PERFORM AT UH posted on 1/30/17
University of The "Queen of Mean" will be at Cullen Performance Hall on Saturday, April 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets are now on sale.

COUGAR RED FRIDAY DISCOUNT CONTINUES AT DINING HALLS posted on 1/27/17
University of Houston faculty and staff who wear red on Fridays can enjoy a $5 lunch at either one of the campus dining halls.

NEW PARTNERS, NEW CATEGORY FOR THIS YEAR’S RECYCLEMANIA posted on 1/27/17
For this year’s national competition, the University of Houston will be focused on increasing recycling rates and lowering trash rates at the Student Center.

CATERING ON CULLEN ADDS ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS posted on 1/23/17
In an effort to align with the University of Houston’s sustainability efforts, Catering on Cullen will now use products from Eco-Products and EarthChoice.

SUPERFOOD SALADS TO BE FEATURED FOR LIMITED TIME IN COUGAR WOODS posted on 1/20/17
Each day from Feb. 6-10, UH Dining Services will serve a new Superfood Salad at the dining hall during the lunch hours.

UH COMMUNITY CAN HELP BEAUTIFY MEMORIAL PARK IN TIME FOR SUPER BOWL posted on 1/11/17
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the tree-planting event, which will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 28.

UH DINING EXECUTIVE CHEF TO PARTICIPATE IN ‘TASTE OF THE NFL’ posted on 1/09/17
Brent Gorman will be one of two chefs representing the University of Houston at the event, which will take place Feb. 4 on the UH campus.

NEW SHUTTLE TRACKING APP NOW AVAILABLE TO CAMPUS COMMUNITY posted on 1/06/17
DoubleMap will now power Cougar Trax, the real-time GPS tracking system designed to show riders when the next bus will be at a specific shuttle stop.

UH DINING WELCOMES NEW MARKETING COORDINATOR posted on 1/06/17
Abigail Nivens, who served as a marketing intern over the summer, looks forward to bringing fresh ideas and assisting in elevating the residential dining program.

MEAL PLAN, TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIPS BEING OFFERED posted on 1/06/17
Eligible students can now apply for UH Dining’s Meal Plan Scholarship and the Barnes & Noble Textbook Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

FRESHII ‘GRAB N GO’ INTRODUCED AT COUGAR XPRESS MARKETS posted on 1/05/17
Starting Jan. 17, all the campus convenience stores will be adding Freshii salads, wraps and snack items, allowing the campus community greater access to a variety of healthier food options.

SPRING SEMESTER BOOKSTORE LOANS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS posted on 1/05/17
Students can apply for the $400 loans through Feb. 1 and use the funds to help purchase textbooks and other academic supplies at the UH bookstore.

FOCUS ON CAMPUS ART: ‘MANHOLE UPRISING SLED’ A GIFT FROM ARTIST posted on 1/04/17
The sculpture, which hangs on a wall in the lobby of Dudley Hall in the Fine Arts Building, was created in the spring of 1978 by Salvatore Scarpitta, who was serving as a visiting distinguished professor of sculpture.

WEIGHT WATCHERS SESSIONS TO CONTINUE IN SPRING SEMESTER posted on 1/02/17
The weekly meetings for faculty and staff, which will start later in January, provide support, education and opportunities to share additional weight management strategies.