March 2013

NARROWING OF ENTRANCE 6 ROADWAY TO LAST SEVERAL WEEKS posted 3/29/13 Motorists are urged to be cautious during month of April for work related to the Cougar Village II construction project.

DROP INTO DASANI TOUR posted 3/29/13 April 1-2, Lynn Eusan Park from 1-5 p.m.

MONSTER WINS ART OF RECYCLING CONTEST posted 3/29/13 The UH Office of Sustainability announces the winners from fun annual event held in Butler Plaza to get people to think creatively about ways to reduce waste.

UH DINING OFFERS CAVEMAN LUNCH posted 3/27/13 Stop by Cougar Woods and the Fresh Food Company on March 28 for a lunch based on Stone Age offerings.

TACO CABANA HOSTS MARCH MADNESS FEVER posted 3/27/13 Come watch NCAA basketball tournament games on flat-screen TVs while enjoying the UH restaurant's menu items. 

VOLUNTEERS - APRIL 6 IS KEEP HOUSTON BEAUTIFUL DAY! posted 3/26/13 It's that time of year again! Keep Houston Beautiful Day and the Great American Cleanup Kick-off are on Saturday, April 6.

UH CREATES A MINOR IN ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY posted 3/22/13 The University of Houston has created an interdisciplinary minor in energy and sustainability designed for students who are pursuing a wide range of majors but want to understand the key issues in the world of energy.

MOTORISTS ISSUED REPORT CARDS TO PROMOTE VEHICLE BURGLARY PREVENTION posted 3/22/13 Officers inspected vehicles looking for valuables left within plain view, unlocked doors, and anything else that would draw the attention of criminals.

UH COMMUNITY INVITED TO GIVE INPUT ON ADMINISTRATION PROGRESS CARD posted 3/22/13 The Office of Administration has released a draft of its latest progress card, which includes figures for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

FUNERAL SET FOR FORMER UHPD OFFICER posted 3/20/13 Russell Lyman worked at the University of Houston Police Department from 1995 to 2010 as a commissioned police officer. His funeral will be held Thursday, March 21.

ADOPT-A-SPOT -- PART OF RECYCLEMANIA FESTIVITIES ON MARCH 19 posted 3/19/13 Facilities Management will host a booth at Recyclemania on March 19 to provide information about the Adopt-a-Spot program.

BARBECUE-THEMED LUNCH TO BE OFFERED AT COUGAR WOODS posted 3/14/13 For anyone who didnít get a chance to sample any of the barbecue at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, UH Dining will be featuring a special themed lunch that will help satisfy the craving.

RECYCLEMANIA OLYMPICS, ART CONTEST PLANNED posted 3/13/13 Butler Plaza will be the site of a host of fun activities scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SPICY FOODS EASILY IDENTIFIED posted 3/13/13 UH Dining will start using symbols at food stations to alert customers which items have spice levels that are considered more than mild.

WHAT TO DO WHEN SIREN GOES OFF posted 3/13/13 The UH Department of Public Safety reminds students, staff and faculty to follow three simple steps when the warning sound is heard on campus.

UH DOING WELL IN RECYCLEMANIA COMPETITION posted 3/13/13 In the national event, the university ranks 13th out of 343 schools in category measuring total amount of paper, cardboard, bottles and cans collected.

ALL CALL REQUEST FOR RENOVATION PROJECTS - SEASONAL BREAKS posted 3/13/13 As part of the Facilities Management ongoing project support and Tier One Strategy for its customers we are publishing a two year project timeline for seasonal projects to assist departments in their preplanning efforts.

TEMPORARY PARKING ENTRANCE CLOSURE BY METRO posted 3/08/13 METRO has advised the University of Houston that there will be a temporary closure of the UH parking entrance on Scott at Cleburne while work is being performed on the guideway.

UHPD CAN HELP UH COMMUNITY BE SAFE BY BEING PREPARED posted 3/08/13 Although it is unlikely to occur, the University of Houston wants everyone to be prepared should an active shooter incident occur on campus.

SEE WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY posted 3/07/13 The University of Houston Department of Public Safety has a quick reference guide to inform the community what to do in a multitude of situations.

ARAMARK RECOGNIZES UH DIETITIAN posted 3/07/13 Caroline Sullivan uses social media on a daily basis to inform students about healthy eating options.


BAKE SALE BENEFITS MARCH FOR BABIES posted 3/06/13 Events hosted by Administration and Finance will take place Monday, March 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the second floor hallway of the E. Cullen Building.

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH CELEBRATED posted 3/06/13 UH Dining will offer several programs across campus during March to help students, staff make the right food choices.

SKYWARN STORM SPOTTER TRAINING OFFERED posted 3/06/13 Trained volunteers watch the skies during severe weather and relay reports back to the National Weather Service.

NATIONAL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK HELPS INFORM UH COMMUNITY posted 3/04/13 National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 3-9.

HAWAIIAN-THEMED LUNCH OFFERED PRIOR TO START OF SPRING BREAK posted 3/04/13 The tropical-themed lunch will be offered at The Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 7.