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News and Events Archive

September 2010

EMILY MESSA APPOINTED TO CITY OF HOUSTON CLEAN CITY COMMISSION posted 09/29/10
Houston City Council confirmed Mayor Parker's appointment of Emily Messa to the City of Houston Clean City Commission.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT TEAMS UP WITH WALK IN THE DARK posted 09/29/10
National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

CONNECT BY HERTZ MEMBERSHIP DRIVE posted 09/28/10
Connect by Hertz, with a Membership Drive this Wednesday, September 29 from 11 a.m - 1 p.m. at the University Center circle.

VOICE YOUR OPINION WITH THE DINING STYLES SURVEY posted 09/28/10
Beginning Monday, September 27, University of Houston Dining Services will be conducting Dining Styles surveys.

UH WAS MENTIONED ON A FRONT COVER OF COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE posted 09/27/10
WEATHERING THE STORM: How do you prepare for a natural disaster? When Hurricane Ike struck Texas, the University of Houston was ready, and eventually received 26.3M for both obvious physical damage and hidden moisture damage as a result of the storm.

BURGER STUDIO: A POPULAR DINING CONCEPT posted 09/27/10
Burger Studio is a new concept recently opened in the University Center Satellite that provides customers the freedom the design their own burgers electronically.

SILK SOY MILK BRINGS SAMPLES, PRIZES TO CAMPUS posted 9/23/10
Sampling tables will be set up in the University Center Satellite on Monday from noon to 2 p.m. and the University Center on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

LANCE T. FUNSTON COMMUNICATION CENTER @ the JACK J. VALENTI SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION posted 09/21/10
The renovation and expansion of the Lance T. Funston Communication Center at the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication starts today and is scheduled to be completed in May 2011.

PULSE RADIO SHOW WITH COACH KEVIN SUMLIN posted 9/21/10
Join us for the LIVE broadcast of "The Pulse with Coach Kevin Sumlin" radio show from 7 to 8 pm at the Fresh Food Company in the Moody Towers this Wednesday, September 22.

TRAFFIC ALERT - CULLEN BLVD. LANE CLOSURE posted 9/20/10
On Monday, September 20, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. the right hand, northbound lane of Cullen Boulevard beginning south of UH Entrance 11 will be closed for road work. There will also be a minor pedestrian detour in the area.

$5 FRIDAY FACULTY/STAFF MEALS RETURN posted 9/17/10
With the fall semester now in session, $5 Friday meals for faculty and staff are now available at the two dining halls on campus.

STUDENT GRAND OPENING, AT THE FRESH FOOD COMPANY  posted 9/16/10
Join us for the Student Grand Opening of the Fresh Food Company at Moody Towers, Friday, September 17, 2010, from 11am - 2pm.

PLANNED WATER OUTAGE NOTIFICATION posted 9/16/10
A planned water outage will occur on Saturday, September 18, 2010 from 12:01 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Click here to see the affected buildings.

EAST GARAGE PARKING AVAILABLE posted 9/15/10
Parking and Transportation Services continues to ramp up the use of the East Parking Garage and is releasing 150 additional parking assignments for this facility.

UNVEILING: THE STATUE OF FOUR LIES posted 9/15/10
You are cordially invited to the unveiling ceremony of the newest addition to the University of Houston Public Art Collection.

TEMPORARY LOTS TO ALLEVIATE PARKING SHORTAGE posted 9/14/10
Due to a loss of parking as construction of the new Stadium Parking Garage begins, temporary lots will be formed along Cullen in order to alleviate congestion.

PRINTING ALLOWANCE OPENS TO UH FACULTY AND STAFF posted 9/14/10
Faculty and Staff at the the University of Houston have recently been afforded a printing allowance by the UH Libraries.

ART OF RECYCLING CONTEST RETURNS posted 9/14/10
This fall, the University of Houston will participate in its second annual Art of Recycling Contest with Coca-Cola.

UH LAUNCHES CONNECT BY HERTZ CAR SHARING posted 9/13/10
As a continuation of many other Green initiatives on campus, Green UH and the Department of Parking and Transportation Services is proud to announce the implementation of its very own car sharing program, partnering with Hertz to take advantage of their Connect by Hertz Program.

SR1 PHASE 1 CONSTRUCTION START posted 09/07/10
The first phase of construction will start at the 5th floor south area on September 13, 2010 and finish on October 8, 2010.

VEHICLE REPORT CARDS posted 09/07/10
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety will be issuing Vehicle Report Cards in the next two weeks.

UHDPS LOST AND FOUND GIVES BACK posted 09/07/10
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety’s Office of Lost and Found collects items from all over campus.

URBAN HARVEST PRESENTS: WHY SUSTAINABILITY? posted 09/07/10
Urban Harvest presents the panel discussion Why Sustainability? on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

GREEN UH COMMUTER FAIR RETURNS THIS FALL posted 09/03/10
The University of Houston is preparing to hold its fourth Green UH Commuter Fair on September 8th and 9th. Register for your METRO Q Card at either the UC Satellite or the PGH Breezeway from 11 am to 4 pm.

CENTRAL PLANT EXPANSION CONSTRUCTION START IMPACTS posted 09/02/10
Construction on the Central Plant will begin Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

CENTRAL PLANT EXPANSION GOALS posted 09/02/10
What this means for the university This project is critical for Tier One and campus expansion and has a number of goals.