November 2014


STUDENTS CAN TAKE BREAK FROM STUDIES DURING FINALS MANIA posted on 11/26/14
The twice-a-year tradition, which is set for Dec. 8 in the Rockwell Pavilion in the M.D. Anderson Library, offers students a chance to eat pancakes and turkey sausage and share some laughs with friends.

UH POLICE OFFICERS ATTEND LEGACY TRAINING posted on 11/26/14
The Leading by Legacy program was held in Galveston and focused on first line supervisors from smaller law enforcement agencies.

UH ESTABLISHES COUGAR EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIP FOR FRESHMEN posted on 11/20/14
State. Sen. John Whitmire has made the first donation to the new scholarship, a $4,000 award for first-year students who choose to live on campus.

LOT 19D SET TO CLOSE BEFORE END OF THE SEMESTER posted on 11/18/14
The 224-space lot located behind Calhoun Lofts will close permanently on Monday, Dec. 1 to make room for the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM DISRUPTIONS PLANNED DURING WINTER BREAK posted on 11/18/14
The power blips of between two and 10 seconds are scheduled to occur between Dec. 26 and Dec. 30 at many of the buildings on campus.

CURB AND MEDIAN WORK PLANNED FOR PORTIONS OF CULLEN BOULEVARD posted on 11/14/14
A barrier curb will be removed at Cullen Place, while the northbound left-turn lane at Entrance 14 is being eliminated.

PARTIAL ENTRANCE 14 CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 15 posted on 11/14/14
The south side will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a result of the first phase of the Science Teaching Lab Building, Level 4 North construction project.

CYDNEY RAX RECOGNIZED BY MARCH OF DIMES posted on 11/12/14
The administrative assistant for Environmental Health and Life Safety was one of two team leaders from the University of Houston who won a Macy's gift card in a recent drawing.

TDECU STADIUM HOSTING HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAMES posted on 11/12/14
The University will be the site of several exciting Region III matchups between Houston area teams for two consecutive weekends.

UH INITIATIVES HONORED AT ANNUAL LUNCHEON posted on 11/12/14
The UH Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management garnered a total of three awards during the recent Mayor's Proud Partners Luncheon.

SPRING ON-CAMPUS HOUSING REGISTRATION KICKS OFF NOV. 11 posted on 11/10/14
Most of the University of Houston's seven residential communities have rooms available for current commuter students to live in during the upcoming semester.

WORK SET TO START ON SECOND PHASE OF HBSC LEVEL 4 BUILDOUT posted on 11/06/14
The project, which will take six months to complete, will provide 23,725 square feet of primarily wet lab space with associated faculty offices.

NEXT COFFEE WITH A COP EVENT SCHEDULED AT THE UNIVERSITY CENTER posted on 11/06/14
The hour-long gatherings in the lobby of the University Center have proven to be a great opportunity for the UH community to talk to UHPD officers and have coffee and donuts.

STUDENTS SHOULD SECURE PROPERTY WHEN LEAVING FOR THE HOLIDAYS posted on 11/06/14
The University of Houston Police Department offers a few easy and simple tips to follow when leaving campus to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family.

OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY INVITES UH COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN POETRY CONTEST posted on 11/06/14
As a part of this year's Sustainability Fest, students, faculty and staff are invited to submit poems about sustainability for a chance to win one of three $50 gift cards.

WATER BOTTLE FILLING STATIONS REACH A MILESTONE posted on 11/04/14
In the 18 months since Facilities Management installed the first station on campus, they have been used more than 1.1 million times.

NEW DINING WEBSITE ADDS INTERACTIVE FEATURES, MOBILE SUPPORT posted on 11/04/14
The site has undergone a complete transformation, featuring a new design with a contemporary feel, mobile support and a myriad of interactive features.

SUSTAINABILITY FEST TO FEATURE EDUCATIONAL DEMOS, GIVEAWAYS AND MORE posted on 11/03/14
UH’s annual Sustainability Fest will take place from 11:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Lynn Eusan Park, and will feature representatives from several vendors including Nissan, UH Dining and Bare Bowls.