September 2016

TACO CABANA EXTENDS HOURS ON GAME DAY posted on 9/27/16
The restaurant, as well as the Cougar Xpress Market in the Stadium Parking Garage, will remain open until 10:30 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 29, to accommodate fans attending the home football game in TDECU Stadium.

CONSULTING FIRM TO HELP DINING PROGRAM REACH NEXT LEVEL posted on 9/26/16
Porter Khouw Consulting will arrive at UH the week of Sept. 26 to begin its thorough review, which will include focus groups, interviews and the evaluation of an abundance of data.

TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN posted on 9/23/16
As part of National Preparedness Month, the University of Houston Office of Emergency Management encourages the campus community to take a minute to watch a short public service announcement from the National Weather Service.

WHOLE FOODS COMMUNITY GIVING DAY TO AID GARDEN posted on 9/23/16
On Oct. 5, a portion of the sales at 10 Houston-area stores will be donated to the University of Houston's Campus Community Garden.

COMEDIC LEGENDS JOHN CLEESE, ERIC IDLE COMING TO UH posted on 9/23/16
The Monty Python founding members are bringing their "Together Again at Last... For the Very First Time" show to Cullen Performance Hall Nov. 29.

FIRE SAFETY WARNING ISSUED FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7 posted on 9/23/16
The University of Houston Fire Marshal's Office is advising students, staff and faculty who own one of these phones to return them to the point of purchase for a refund or full exchange.

FULL-TIME EXPRESS LINE OPENING AT PANDA EXPRESS posted on 9/22/16
The new line at the restaurant in the Student Center launches Sept. 21 and will feature a limited menu on weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

OKTOBERFEST COMING TO FRESH FOOD COMPANY posted on 9/22/16
The special themed lunch menu will be offered Monday, Sept. 26, and will include rich traditional German fare, including entrees, sides and desserts.

DAVID SARKOZI RETIRES FROM UH posted on 9/22/16
After more than 34 years of service to the University, the public safety systems manager has moved on to the next chapter in his life, which will include becoming a professional birding guide.

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: TAKE STEPS TO PREPARE posted on 9/19/16
Emergency Management encourages members of the UH community to take a few minutes to get informed, make a plan, build a kit and take action.

FACULTY AND STAFF INVITED TO TICKET GIVEAWAY AND TAILGATE posted on 9/15/16
Employees will be able to receive one free ticket to the Sept. 29 football game against UConn, as well as participate in a faculty/staff tailgate on game day.

PARKING COMMITTEE MEETINGS OFFER CHANCE TO VOICE CONCERNS posted on 9/15/16
Students, faculty and staff are welcome at the Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee meetings, the first of which is slated for Sept. 16 at 1:30 p.m.

UH DINING TREATS CUSTOMERS TO ICE CREAM BAR posted on 9/15/16
Diners at the Fresh Food Company at Moody Towers and Cougar Woods Dining Hall will be able to make their own ice cream desserts on Thursday, Sept. 22.

DAILY MEAL RANKS UH AMONG TOP COLLEGES FOR FOOD posted on 9/15/16
The University of Houston ranks 49th, marking the third consecutive year it has been recognized by the national online publication.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SHASTA'S PRAIRIE WEEDING AND SEEDING EVENT posted on 9/9/16
People are needed from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, to remove invasive grasses and replenish the prairie with native flowers.

COUGAR WOODS TO HOST A MAXIMUM MEXICAN FOOD FIESTA posted on 9/9/16
The special themed lunch menu will be offered Wednesday, Sept. 14, and will include such items as chicken fajitas, pulled pork, taco pizza and tortilla soup.

METRO BOARD MEMBER TALKS TRANSPORTATION posted on 9/9/16
Christof Spieler, the guest speaker at the first sustainability meetup of the fall semester, discussed how METRO dramatically redesigned its bus network to improve frequency, reliability and convenience.

UH COMMUNITY WELCOME AT FOOD SERVICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS posted on 9/9/16
The first gathering of the 2016-2017 academic year will take place Friday, Sept. 16, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Green Mountain Energy dining room at the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers.

USE THE FEMA FILLABLE WALLET CARD posted on 9/9/16
The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management recommends students, faculty and staff check out FEMA's fillable wallet card in case of emergencies.

TACO CABANA WILL BE OPEN TO SERVE FANS ON GAME DAY posted on 9/9/16
The popular eatery in the Stadium Parking Garage directly across from TDECU Stadium will be serving hungry customers on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

EVERYONE SHOULD BE READY FOR A HURRICANE posted on 9/9/16
September is National Preparedness Month and so there is no better time for members of the UH community to get prepared for a hurricane or tropical storm.

TASTE EVENTS SCHEDULED DURING FALL SEMESTER posted on 9/6/16
The program was developed exclusively for the Fresh Food Company to showcase menu innovations and offer customers a unique dining experience. They will be held Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

PHOTO EXHIBIT OFFERS GLIMPSE INTO LIFE OF ANDY WARHOL posted on 9/2/16
Personal photographs taken by the famous American pop artist will grace the walls of the Student Center South through the middle of October.

RADICLE BRINGS FRESH JUICE TO CAMPUS posted on 9/2/16
UH graduate Clark Neumann can be found across campus on weekdays on the Radicle tricycle offering fresh, mostly organic drinks to students, faculty and staff.