November 2016

FOCUS ON CAMPUS ART: GRANITE BENCHES SIT INCONSPICUOUSLY posted on 11/21/16
The two pieces, which were created in 1985 by artist Scott Burton, flank the south entrance of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.

STUDENTS CAN TAKE BREAK FROM STUDIES AT FINALS MANIA posted on 11/21/16
The tradition returns to the M.D. Anderson Library Dec. 5 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. to provide UH students a plateful of pancakes and a welcome timeout from the stress of studying for exams.

OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY, LGBTQ RESOURCE CENTER PARTNER FOR MEETUP posted on 11/18/16
The gathering, which will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Student Center South Skyline Room, will focus on social auditing and is open to everyone.

CAMPUS MAIL SERVICE TO BE LIMITED OVER WINTER BREAK posted on 11/17/16
There will be no delivery or pickup on campus starting Friday, Dec. 23. Mail delivery will resume Monday, Jan. 2, will full service starting back up Jan. 3.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP AT UPCOMING FINALS MANIA posted on 11/17/16
People are needed to help with a variety of tasks during the event, which will take place Monday, Dec. 5, in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion in the M.D. Anderson Library.

UH DINING TO FEATURE EARLY THANKSGIVING DINNER MENU posted on 11/16/16
A special holiday meal will be offered Nov. 16 during dinner hours at Cougar Woods Dining Hall and Nov. 17 during lunch hours at Fresh Food Company at Moody Towers.

CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL IMPROVEMENTS TO BE UNVEILED AT OPEN HOUSE posted on 11/14/16
The Dec. 1 event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. and is open to the entire University of Houston community. There will be backstage tours, free food and drinks, and upcoming previews.

THEATER DIRECTOR NAMED FOR CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL posted on 11/14/16
Carrie Miller, whose first day on the job is Nov. 28, is no stranger to the University of Houston, having worked on campus several years ago in the Center for Student Involvement.

AED UNIT INSTALLED ON FIRST FLOOR OF E. CULLEN BUILDING posted on 11/14/16
The automated external defibrillator, which is used in medical emergencies to help establish an effective heart rhythm, is located on the side the security desk facing the elevators.

WEEKLY WALKS COMBINE EXERCISE WITH APPRECIATION OF CAMPUS ART posted on 11/02/16
Every Wednesday from Nov. 9 through the end of the semester, people can take part in the 30-minute walks, which will include stops at various outdoor pieces of art on campus.

SUSTAINABILITY FEST RETURNS TO UH posted on 11/02/16
UH students, faculty and staff can attend the annual event, which will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Butler Plaza. It will feature educational activities and displays from 40 exhibitors.

SIX TOP-LEVEL SUSTAINABILITY FEST SPONSORS RECOGNIZED posted on 11/02/16
UH Administration and Finance Marketing, Catering on Cullen, the City of Houston Mayor's Office of Special Events, Whole Earth Provision Co., Houston B-cycle and Budget Dumpster all made donations worth more than $301 to the event.

OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY JOINS MVP FOR ROCK THE CAMPUS posted on 11/02/16
The community service event is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11 and will include the planting of fig trees in the Campus Community Garden, as well as weeding and mulching Shasta's Prairie.