October 2011


BARNES AND NOBLE COLLEGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST ON FACEBOOK posted 10/31/11 With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time for students to start dreaming up their most imaginative and spook-tacular costumes to wear to this year’s parties.

NAME UH’S NEW RESIDENTIAL DINING HALL posted 10/31/11 Wouldn’t it be impressive to be able to say “I named that dining hall when it opened?” You can have that opportunity as UH Dining Services and Auxiliary Services search for suggestions for the new residential dining hall on the corner of Wheeler and Cullen.

UH TAKES HOME PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD FOR UH VS. RICE CHILI COOK-OFF posted 10/31/11 UH won two competitions versus Rice this year during the Bayou Bucket matchup, one on the field and one in the tailgating area.

ERP ROUTE - I-45 TEMPORARY DETOUR ROUTING posted 10/27/11 Due to temporary road construction along the southbound I-45 access road near Energy Research Park, the ERP route has been rerouted.

FORD SHOWCASES ECO-FRIENDLY VEHICLES AT UH posted 10/27/11 Ford's 'Power of Choice Tour' stopped by UH to show off its eco-friendly vehicles on Tuesday, October 25 at the UC.

FIRE SAFETY GOES HIGH TECH posted 10/27/11 The Fire Marshal's office has found a way to become more efficient when completing fire safety and food safety related reports out in the field.

SHOW OFF YOUR CARVING SKILLS IN THE UHDS PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST posted 10/25/11 Show off your skills by entering the UH Dining Services Falloween Pumpkin Decorating contest.

'WHO WANTS TO BE AN ECO-MILLIONAIRE?' PUT STUDENTS' GREEN IQ TO THE TEST posted 10/25/11 UH students put themselves in the "hot seat" for the first 'Who Wants to Be An Eco-Millionaire?' game show hosted by Green UH on October 18, 2011.

THURSDAY OCTOBER 27 - GAME DAY PARKING posted 10/25/11 To safely and efficiently accommodate game day parking for Thursday, October 27 University of Houston vs. Rice University football game, Parking and Transportation Services and University of Houston Athletics have developed the following Game Day Parking plan.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON MOSQUITO SPRAYING posted 10/24/11 The recent warm weather following our brief cold spell has caused a significant increase in the mosquito population on campus and across the City.

CELEBRATE UH’S GREEN INITIATIVES AT GREEN UH DAY AND FLIP THE SWITCH CEREMONY posted 10/23/11 There is a lot to celebrate at this year’s Green UH Day! Not only has the University of Houston made strides in keeping our campus sustainable, but this year we have also become the first university in Texas to have our very own solar array.

GROUNDBREAKING COMMEMORATES BEGINNING OF DINING HALL CONSTRUCTION posted 10/23/11 Members of the University community met Thursday, Oct. 20 to celebrate the beginning of construction on the newest residential restaurant.

Ford’s Power of Choice Vehicle and Technology tour comes to UH on Oct. 25 posted 10/21/11

EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM posted 10/18/11 The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will occur on November 9, 2011, at 1 pm CDT.

NISSAN LEAF MAKES A TRIP TO UH - NO GAS REQUIRED posted 10/18/11 Eco-conscious commuters can skip the pumps altogether, and simply unplug and go with the new Nissan Leaf.

DOO WOP MEETS THE LIVING DEAD IN UH PRODUCTION OF 'ZOMBIE PROM' posted 10/14/11

BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO DRIVE A 100% ELECTRIC NISSAN LEAF posted 10/13/11

GREEN UH HOSTS "WHO WANTS TO BE AN ECO-MILLIONAIRE?" ON OCTOBER 18 posted 10/13/11

UH VS. RICE FOR 3RD ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF posted 10/12/11 UH hosts the third annual UH vs. Rice Chili Cook-off on Thursday, October 27 before the football game.

UH MOMENT: THERE'S SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN AT THE UH CAMPUS posted 10/11/11

HONOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AND VICTIMS WITH UH DINING SERVICES posted 10/10/11 October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and UH Dining Services will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness lunch in both residential restaurants to honor those who have lost their lives to breast cancer and those who are still fighting.

GREEN UH HOSTS FIRST SUSTAINABILITY ROUNDTABLE posted 10/07/11 Green UH brings together the great minds of the University for its first ever Sustainability Roundtable.

THE NEXT ERA OF VENDING posted 10/06/11 The University of Houston is now home to two of the most innovative Coca-Cola vending machines located at the University Center and Philip Guthrie Hall.

FOOD SERVICE REVISIONING: MARKETMATCH PROGRAM WILL HELP SHAPE CAMPUS DINING posted 10/03/11 As the University of Houston works to re-create its student experience and become a residential campus, UH Dining Services is re-visioning its future plans on campus to better align with this goal.