September 2015

ICONIC CAMPUS FOUNTAIN TO RETURN TO ITS FORMER GLORY posted on 9/30/15
Several months from now, workers will descend on the site ready to fix what was wrong with it and add several new features, including a multi-colored LED lighting system.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AT UH MOVING TO NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR posted on 9/30/15
The event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the game room in the Student Center South. Bowling, music, food and beverages will be provided for free.

GREEN COMPLETES FEMA'S EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BASIC ACADEMY posted on 9/30/15
The University of Houston assistant fire marshal is one of only 308 graduates worldwide who have received this training.

TOWER CRANE TO BE DISMANTLED AT MREB CONSTRUCTION SITE posted on 9/25/15
Flagmen will be present to assist with traffic control on Saturday, Oct. 3, starting at 6:30 a.m.

SIGNAGE POSTED TO RAISE AWARENESS OF TOBACCO-FREE POLICY posted on 9/25/15
The hope of the policy and accompanying signage is to encourage students, faculty and staff and anyone else who smokes to stop.

SHARPS CONTAINERS INSTALLED IN BUILDINGS ACROSS CAMPUS posted on 9/25/15
The units allow people who use needles and syringes for personal medical conditions to dispose of them safely and properly when on campus.

ACCELERATE TO LEADERSHIP MANAGERS ON BOARD UH DINING TEAM posted on 9/24/15
Sylvia Sanchez and Shanielle Carrington have joined the residential and retail operations team as part of Aramark's leadership development program.

UH MAKES DAILY MEAL'S LIST OF TOP COLLEGES FOR FOOD posted on 9/24/15
The University was ranked 46th, making it the second consecutive year that the national online publication has included UH in its compilation of the 75 best programs in the nation.

FP&C'S JIM NORCUM BRINGS UH EXCELLENCE TO TAPPA posted on 9/24/15
The principal construction project manager for UH became president of the Texas Association for Physical Plant Administrators in May, and he has already set in motion some extensive initiatives.

MAC N' CHEESE MANIA WILL KICK OFF FALL SPIRIT LIFTER SCHEDULE posted on 9/24/15
On Wednesday, Sept. 30, the lunch menu at the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers will include macaroni and cheese topped with bacon, peas and cheese sauce.

GIADA DE LAURENTIIS BRINGING 'HAPPY COOKING TOUR' TO UH posted on 9/22/15
The Emmy Award-winning Food Network star will be at Cullen Performance Hall Nov. 14 to share her inspiration for her latest cookbook, "Happy Cooking."

ZZ TOP'S BILLY GIBBONS TO PLAY CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL posted on 9/22/15
The Dec. 3 concert is part of the rock legend's tour in support of his debut solo album, the Afro-Cuban influenced "Perfectamundo."

STARBUCKS HAS THREE COFFEE MASTERS ON UH CAMPUS posted on 9/22/15
The locations in the Student Center and Student Center Satellite have employees who can assist customers with a vast knowledge of coffee and creating the perfect cup of java.

UH DINING, S&E PARTICIPATE IN VOLUNTEER EVENT posted on 9/22/15
Volunteers had the opportunity to build gardens, paint murals on fences, repair playgrounds and prepare healthy meals during the Sept. 17 event at Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center.

FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE posted on 9/22/15
The site contains relevant, current and exciting pages that use multimedia and up-to-date images and information for the campus community.

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: DO YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT? posted on 9/21/15
The UH Office of Emergency Management says it is important to have up to a 72-hour supply of food, water and basic supplies on hand in case of emergency.

MCDONALD'S IN STUDENT CENTER TO BEGIN SERVING BREAKFAST ALL DAY posted on 9/17/15
The menu change will officially begin Oct. 6 and means customers will be able to get Egg McMuffins, hot cakes, sausage burritos, hash browns, parfaits and oatmeal at any time the restaurant is open.

UH DINING SERVICES WELCOMES REGISTERED DIETITIAN TO STAFF posted on 9/17/15
Travis Ramirez has joined the team and will be available to students, faculty and staff for nutritional counseling, as well as assisting those who have special diets or restrictions.

GROUP HONORS OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY FOR RECYCLEMANIA EFFORTS posted on 9/17/15
Purposeful Networks has awarded UH a Green Level Student Actions Award for the #UHRecycleMania Spring Break Challenge Twitter activity it held during the spring.

HOMEMADE GRANOLA, CROUTONS, SALSA AND DRESSING ADDED posted on 9/17/15
The fresh menu items are now part of the offerings at Fresh Food Company at Moody Towers and are part of an ongoing effort to improve the dining experience for everyone.

FOCUS TURNS TO HURRICANES FOR NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH posted on 9/11/15
The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management encourages everyone to be ready in case a storm strikes the Gulf Coast and the Greater Houston area.

UH'S OTU INYANG INTERVIEWED FOR OPERATIONAL RADIATION SAFETY JOURNAL posted on 9/9/15
The column presents a series of questions and answers in which experienced radiation safety officers provide readers with information about their background, philosophies, insights and secrets.

UHDPS HONORS FALLEN DEPUTY SHERIFF DARREN GOFORTH posted on 9/9/15
UH Police Department, Emergency Management, and Environmental Health and Life Safety personnel came together to observe a moment of silence outside the police department.

FUELME SERVICE OFFERING SPECIAL PRICE PROMOTION IN SEPTEMBER posted on 9/4/15
The new on-demand gas delivery service allows students, faculty and staff to have their vehicles filled up on campus while they are at work or in class.

FOCUS TURNS TO SIREN AWARENESS FOR NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH posted on 9/2/15
The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management encourages everyone to learn more about the emergency alert notification system designed to alert people to impending outdoor danger.

COUGAR WOODS, TDECU STADIUM RECEIVE HONORS posted on 9/2/15
The two recent construction projects were awarded American Institute of Architects Houston 2015 design awards. Both were designed by Page architecture and engineering firm.

COUGAR LINE SHUTTLE BUSES GET NEW 'POWERHOUSE' LOOK posted on 9/1/15
Just in time for the fall semester, the vehicles were updated with a new look more in line with the 'Welcome to the Powerhouse' marketing campaign.