Thursday, September 12, 2013
Arts Blaffer

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art

The Cullen College of Engineering, in conjunction with three professional student organizations (NSBE, SHPE and SWE), hosts a Fall and Spring Career Fair. Career Fairs are a great way for employers to meet and interact with large groups of students to promote their organization and meet their recruiting needs. Information about Engineering Career Fairs can be found by logging in to your eConnection account.

Learn about Hilton College's 16 student organizations and meet the groups' leaders at this informational fair, held at the beginning of every semester. Find out about each organization's activities and upcoming events, and get involved!

For BBAs and MS Accountancy Students. Rockwell Career Center Staff along with corporate volunteers will be available to review and make suggestions for your Resume. Stop by anytime between 10:00am and 3:00pm to have your resume reviewed. First come, first served. For more information, please contact Brett Hobby at 832-842-6130.

Career Student Featured

Tea Time with the Gammas Proper Etiquette Workshop

Career Students

Group of Local C-level banking professionals gathering to discuss and plan a banking certificate program at Bauer. Luncheon is for invited guests only and is led by Dr Charles Guez and Dean Latha Ramchand

Career Students

This training will cover all steps to set up a proposal. This comprehensive class will walk you through creating a full proposal which is smartly built by InfoEd to reflect the requirements specific to funding opportunities for the National Institutes of Health. Such sponsor customizations and requirements may include an abstract, budget, personnel details, biographical sketches, and protocols.

The UH Cullen College of Engineering, the UH College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and the UH Division of Research are proud to present the upcoming NSF Innovation Corps (iCorps) Workshop on September 12 and September 13. UH faculty that receive or are eligible for NSF funding are invited to attend the iCorps Workshop. The NSF iCorps program is designed to foster entrepreneurship, accelerate the commercialization of NSF funded research, and create a “national innovative ecosystem.” The purpose of the workshop is to inform, raise awareness, and prepare faculty who are interested in participating in the program. iCorps Workshop on September 12 will include an overview by the NSF of the program, the connection between the iCorps approach and the “Lean University,” and a panel session with iCorps experienced researchers and participants. Morning Session for Business & Community Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Investors on September 13 will feature a morning session on the iCorps mentor program for Houston-based entrepreneurs and investors. Workshop presenters are highly experienced in the iCorps program and include: Dr. Rathindra DasGupta, program director, NSF iCorps Keith McGreggor, director, Venture Lab, Georgia Tech Cheryl Vickroy, director, Center for Technology Commercialization, interim associate director, Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, UW Extension, iCorps Mentor Dr. Debora Rodrigues, assistant professor, Environmental Engineering, UH, iCorps Principal Investigator T.J. Wainerdi, business director, Energy Research, Mechanical Engineering, UH, iCorps Entrepreneurial Lead

Community Lecture or Conference Students

The Bauer College and the Bauer College Alumni Association 2013 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be in Stubblefield Auditorium, Michael J. Cemo Hall with a reception to follow in the Insperity Center within the University Classroom and Business Building.

Career Students

Annual mix and mingle reception where Bauer Honors Alumni, faculty, staff and current Bauer Honors students can network and learn about the latest updates within the Bauer Honors program. This event is also celebrating the grand opening of the new Bauer Honors Commons.

Lecture or Conference Research Featured

On September 12, 2013 the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts will launch a landmark public program, the Mitchell Artist Lecture, which will annually feature a major figure in the world of artistic collaboration. The Center’s inaugural speaker is Bill T. Jones. A legendary choreographer, Macarthur “Genius”, and Kennedy Center Honors award winner, Jones’s innovative career has led to a reputation of enthralling, provoking, challenging, and deeply engaged work. He has choreographed more than forty-five works for his own company, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and was granted Tony Awards for his recent ventures into Broadway theater as co-creator of FELA! and choreographer of Spring Awakening. Jones has also choreographed pieces for major companies such as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Boston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Lyon Opera Ballet and others. In his Mitchell Lecture, Jones will discuss his significant legacy of interdisciplinary collaboration over the course of his career, including artistic partnerships with Louise Nevelson, Kiki Smith, Toni Morrison, Jessye Norman, Keith Haring, and dozens of others. ABOUT THE MITCHELL ARTIST LECTURE The annual Mitchell Artist Lecture features individuals emblematic of artistic collaboration and innovation. Each fall, the event will include a leading artist discussing the power and potential of interdisciplinary collaboration. ABOUT THE MITCHELL CENTER The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is dedicated to ground-breaking, transformative collaborations across the performing, visual, and literary arts. Based at the University of Houston, the Mitchell Center commissions and produces new works, presents public performances and exhibitions, offers curriculum and scholarships, and hosts residencies with renowned visiting artists from throughout the world. The Mitchell Center forms an alliance among five departments at UH: the School of Art, Moores School of Music, School of Theatre & Dance, Creative Writing Program, and Blaffer Art Museum.