November 2013


FINALS MANIA IS NEAR posted 11/27/13 Therapy dogs are back for this semester's Finals Mania, which is taking place from 8:30 - 11 p.m., on Dec. 10. Around 1,800 students are expected to line up for pancakes with a wide variety of toppings, turkey sausage, as well as coffee, orange juice or hot chocolate.

BEST GUESS EARNS ONE LUCKY PERSON A PRIZE PACKAGE posted 11/27/13 During the Sustainability Fest, Obinna Iwuchukwu won a sustainable-themed package that included assorted school supplies made from recycled materials by coming closest to guessing the number of bottle caps in a large jar.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT TO PERFORM AT CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL posted 11/26/13 Tickets go on sale Dec. 6 for the Valentine's Day concert by the legendary singer-songwriter known for a string of hits that include 'If You Could Read My Mind' and 'Carefree Highway.'

DPS PROUD TO SHARE ITS REPORT CARDS posted 11/22/13 During the quarterly A&F Division leadership meeting, presentations were made in the areas of Public Safety Systems, Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Life Safety, and the Police Department.

LATEST CERT CLASS CONCLUDES WITH EMERGENCY DRILL posted 11/22/13 Another group of UH students, faculty and staff are now prepared to assist if an emergency or disaster were to strike the area.

EMERGENCY LINE REPAIRS TO AFFECT LOT 12A posted 11/19/13 This work will block off approximately eight parking spots of Lot 12A near the Cleburne Street entrance off of Scott Street starting Nov. 19 and lasting about a week.

UH DINING BRINGING A SOUTHERN FLAVOR TO FRESH FOOD COMPANY posted 11/18/13 A special menu filled with such favorites as shrimp with grits, cornbread and Cajun pizza will be offered during the lunch hours on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

MEAL PLAN SIGN UP FOR THE SPRING IS NOW OPEN posted 11/18/13 Students, faculty and staff can already go ahead and purchase a plan for next semester to make things easier on themselves.

THANKSGIVING HOURS OF OPERATION RELEASED posted 11/18/13 See what hours the various dining establishments on campus will be open for business during the holiday week.

UH COMMUNITY PLEDGES TO RECYCLE MORE DURING SUSTAINABILITY FEST posted 11/15/13 More than 225 students, faculty and staff filled out cards during the event in Lynn Eusan Park saying they will try to reduce their personal waste by recycling a wide range of materials, including paper, plastic, aluminum cans and glass.

MORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FINALS MANIA posted 11/8/13 Staff and faculty are encouraged to sign up to help at the Dec. 10 event, which will give students a needed break from studying for final exams.

PARTIAL SIDEWALK CLOSURES PLANNED AT STADIUM PARKING GARAGE posted 11/8/13 The concrete paver walkway on the south side of the garage will be undergoing maintenance beginning Nov. 11 and ending by Nov. 22.

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER SUSTAINABILITY TEAM VISITS UH posted 11/8/13 Facilities Management hosted the JSC team on Oct. 29, which allowed for the sharing of ideas and potential ways to collaborate and build partnerships.

HOW THE WATER BOTTLE FILLING STATIONS GOT THEIR NAME posted 11/1/13 Facilities Management recently held a naming contest, and the UH20 winning moniker was submitted by five members of the UH community.