September 2012


UIT MEETING GROWING DEMAND FOR WIRELESS SERVICES posted 9/28/12 As the demand for wireless services continues to grow across campus, the University Information Technology department continues building more network capacity to meet these needs.

MORE FOOD TRUCKS COMING TO CAMPUS NEAR CEMO HALL OCTOBER 1 posted 9/28/12 The new pad will house an additional two trucks, but unlike the original three, these trucks will rotate out from a group of five.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ON OCTOBER 2 posted 9/27/12 Join the University of Houston Department of Public Safety For National Night Out.

COUGAR WOODS DINING HALL TO OPEN OCTOBER 1 posted 9/27/12 The Cougar Woods Dining Hall will serve its first meal at 7 a.m. on Monday, October 1.

JOIN UH DINING FOR THIS YEAR'S OKTOBERFEST LUNCH ON OCTOBER posted 9/26/12 Experience this Bavarian tradition with a special lunch menu in the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers on Thursday, Oct. 4.

COKE - FREE MOVIE NIGHT PRESENTS MADAGASCAR 3 posted 9/25/12 Free movie night at the Cullen Performance Hall, Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m.

HEAD MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH JOINS CHILI COOK-OFF JUDGING PANEL posted 9/25/12 University of Houston men's head basketball coach James Dickey will be one of the judges at the annual UH vs. Rice Chili Cook-Off.

UH DINING LAUNCHES MOBILE MENUS APP FOR ANDROID AND IPHONE posted 9/24/12 UH Dining Services now offers an app for Android and Apple devices that will give you menus and nutritional information for both residential restaurants on campus.

THE COKE ZERO PREMIUM EVENT posted 9/17/12 Join us for the Coke Zero Premium Event, to be held on October 4, Butler Plaza at 6 p.m.

FPC HOSTS STATEWIDE FACILITIES MEETING posted 9/17/12 Facilities Planning and Construction hosted the 2012 University Facilities Planning and Construction Statewide Facilities Meeting on Sept. 12 and 13 at the Conrad Hilton Hotel.

FIRST UH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TOWN HALL DEEMED A SUCCESS posted 9/17/12 The University of Houston Emergency Management Bureau of the Department of Public Safety conducted its first Emergency Management Town Hall on Sept. 12.

UH DINING SERVICES APPOINTS NEW RESIDENT DISTRICT MANAGER posted 9/14/12 UH Dining Services is pleased to announce Geoff Herbert as the new resident district manager for the UH System effective Sept. 26.

4TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF - posted 9/14/12 Join us for the 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off between the University of Houston and Rice University at Reliant Stadium, September 29.

BECOME A COUGAR ALLY - posted 9/13/12 Diversity training to become a listener, a supporter, and a resource for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender individuals on campus.

SHREYA GHOSHAL TO PERFORM IN HOUSTON ON SEPTEMBER 29 posted 9/13/12 Best known as a playback singer in Hindi films, Shreya Ghoshal will perform in Houston on September 29 at 8pm at Cullen Performance Hall at the University of Houston.

NEW DINING FACILITY TO BE NAMED COUGAR WOODS DINING HALL posted 9/13/12 It's official. By popular vote, the new dining hall on the corner of Wheeler and Cullen will be named Cougar Woods Dining Hall.

JOIN UH DINING FOR A NEW ENGLAND LUNCH ON SEPT. 20 posted 9/13/12 Come take a culinary vacation with UH Dining Services at a New England-themed lunch at The Fresh Food Company.

UH DINING TO HONOR MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS WITH FREE LUNCH ON SEPT. 11 posted 9/10/12 As a way of saying thank you to the military personnel and first responders on campus, UH Dining Services is offering a free lunch at the Fresh Food Company to UHPD, the fire marshals and any active duty military personnel at UH on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

CELEBRATE THE NEW STADIUM GARAGE WITH THE FAN SHOP, DINING AND THE PARKING OFFICE posted 9/10/12 You're invited to join the Fan Shop, Dining Services and Parking and Transportation Services on Wednesday, Sept. 19 as they celebrate the grand opening of the new stadium parking garage.

ENERGY PLAYERS TEAM UP IN UH RESEARCH PARK posted 9/10/12 For many energy companies, the future is in the Eagle Ford Shale or the deep water of the gulf of Mexico.

UH DINING SERVICES LAUNCHES FOOD DONATION PROGRAM TO SUPPORT LOCAL COMMUNITY posted 9/7/12 Beginning this fall, surplus food prepared by UH Dining Services will now benefit the Covenant House.

UNIVERSITY DRIVE EASTBOUND LANE CLOSURE posted 9/6/12 On Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, the University Center Transformation project will begin underground utility work on University Drive at the first median cross-over before the Information Booth.

INDIAN CONCEPT COMING TO UC SATELLITE posted 9/6/12 Because the University of Houston is such a diverse campus, UH Dining Services is constantly working to offer the best variety to fit our students, faculty and staff.

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTS STRATEGIC PROJECT PLANNING CRITERIA/DEADLINES posted 9/6/12 Facilities Management has successfully completed 161 projects this summer with another 30 to be completed this fall, and for the FY12 year has resourced 402 projects totaling $27.84 million.

GE OIL & GAS DONATES SUBSEA MODEL TO UH PROGRAM posted 9/6/12 UH received a valuable donation from GE Oil & Gas in May that will provide engineering students with an educational tool and an added edge for students of the already highly-acclaimed program.

ARTE PBLICO PRESS OPEN HOUSE posted 9/04/12 Arte Pblico Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature, celebrates its move into a new facility in UH's Energy Research Park from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 7.

DISCOVER OTHER WAYS TO GET TO CAMPUS DURING GREEN COMMUTER FAIR posted 9/04/12 Join us this Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the PGH Breezeway and the UC Satellite.

STADIUM PARKING GARAGE NOW COMPLETE posted 9/04/12 It is located on Holman Street at Cullen Boulevard and offers 24 hour parking for 2,300 on four levels that can be used by visitors, students and staff.