HOUSTON CHRONICLE SPOTLIGHTS UH'S GREEN STREAK
The new solar-powered trash compactors and water bottle refilling stations
that have been installed across campus are bringing positive coverage to the university.
INTERIOR SIGNS TO SERVE AS PILOT FOR NEW DESIGN GUIDELINES
The Cullen College of Engineering commissioned designLAB to design the
signs, which hang in Engineering buildings 1 and 2. The new design
guidelines have been presented to the Campus Facilities Planning Committee.
UH HOPES NEW SMART TRASH COMPACTORS WILL SAVE MONEY, ENVIRONMENT
The University of Houston is using a new system to reduce its carbon footprint. Its new solar-powered trash cans not only compress waste, they also send a signal when they need to be emptied.
PRINCIPAL PROJECT MANAGER OF INSPECTIONS AND PROJECT CONTROLS NAMED
In her new role, Emily Eldridge will lead a team of facilities project inspectors in an effort to continue improving overall quality control on capital projects in the UH System.
COMMUTER CLUB'S POPULARITY RISING AMONG STAFF, FACULTY
The program, which was started two years ago by Parking
and Transportation Services, now boasts 200 members and
UH CONTINUING ITS 'GREEN' STREAK
The campus now has 80 dual recycling receptacles
and solar-powered trash compactors,
which in the end will reduce UH’s carbon footprint.
INTERMITTENT LANE CLOSURES SET AT NEW GARAGE
From Sept. 30 through the middle of October, lane
closures will take place along the small road
between the Welcome Center Student Garage and the
adjacent Welcome Center Garage.
RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN SUCCESS POSSIBLE THANKS TO SPONSORS
A big pat on the back and thank you goes out to all the
sponsors who helped in a myriad of ways make move-in as
smooth as possible.
UH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SHARES PREPAREDNESS TIPS
Staff, faculty and students at the University of Houston can be sufficiently prepared for a disaster without having to spend an arm and a leg.
COUGAR CARD BOASTS NEW ONLINE SERVICES
Cardholders will now be able to replenish their Cougar Cash and deposit money into their Flex accounts online with a credit card through AccessUH. Step-by-step instructions for how to add deposits and replenishments have been added to the Cougar Card website.
UHPD BEGINS ACCREDITATION PROCESS
International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators accreditation will assure the UH community that the department adheres to current best practices.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TAKES PART IN NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
The event, now in its ninth year, is a nationwide, month-long effort that encourages everyone to prepare and plan for emergencies.
TAKE PART IN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AND WALK IN THE DARK
University of Houston students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the annual gatherings, which will kick off at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in Lynn Eusan Park.
ARTWORK AT LIBRARY UNDERGOES A TRANSFORMATION
Jim Sanborn's "A Comma A," which is one of the
more recognizable pieces on campus, underwent
a complete restoration over the summer.
PROVIDE INPUT ON SHUTTLE SERVICE BY TAKING SURVEY
Students, faculty and staff are invited to give feedback
on their experience with the Cougar Line through a short
NEW SCULPTURE PUTS RESIDENTS AT EASE
A playful and light-hearted atmosphere settled
over the newly built dorms on campus as residents
reflected on the latest outdoor public artwork that
has become a permanent fixture in their lives.