UH Researchers Work to Curb Alcohol Abuse in HIV-Positive Patients
A team of University of Houston researchers from the Department of Psychology has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to reduce HIV transmission and progression among hazardous alcohol users. Rates of alcohol abuse among HIV-positive individuals are approximately twice as high as the general population.
At the Controls: UH Students Learn How to Operate Drones
As the number of people buying Unmanned Aircraft Systems, more commonly known as drones, increases, the University of Houston is giving students a "high-flying" lesson in how to operate them.
UH Students Plant Orchard at New Hope Housing Complex
University of Houston Honors College students from the Bonner Leaders Program planted a community fruit tree orchard at the New Hope Housing Canal Street Apartments.
Under Cyber Attack: UH Researchers Look at How to Catch a 'Phisher'
As cybersecurity experts scramble to stop another wave of ransomware and malware scams that have infected computers around the world, computer science experts at the University of Houston are "phishing" for reasons why these types of attacks are so successful.
UH Researchers Report New, More Efficient Catalyst for Water Splitting
University of Houston physicists have discovered a catalyst that can split water into hydrogen and oxygen, composed of easily available, low-cost materials and operating far more efficiently than previous catalysts. That would solve one of the primary hurdles remaining in using water to produce hydrogen, one of the most promising sources of clean energy.
Math Ph.D. candidate awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Khanh ‘Kate' Nguyen competed against more than 13,000 applications for an award based on her research proposal.
In Step with Policymakers? New Survey Tracks Voter Attitudes
A survey of registered voters in Houston and Harris County suggests a lingering conservative streak in the state's largest city and county, finding that a majority of voters are in step with Texas Legislators on some of the most contentious issues to arise this session.
Personality Factors Are Best Defense Against Losing Your Job to a Robot
New research has found that IQ, along with an early interest in the arts and sciences, predicts who is likely to fall victim to automation in the workplace.
Doctoral student lands prestigious national fellowship after 165-year-old Walt Whitman discovery
Zachary Turpin has been invited by Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, to continue to advance his exciting research in the early career of Walt Whitman as a Kluge Fellow.
New UH Partnership Puts Pharmacy Faculty and Students on the Front Lines of Combatting Diabetes
A partnership between the University of Houston College of Pharmacy (UHCOP) and Vecino Health Centers at its Denver Harbor Family Clinic is providing clinical pharmacy services to the underserved Northeast Houston community.
Jun 2 7pm
Opening Reception: The Propeller Group
The Blaffer Art Museum proudly presents the first U.S. museum exhibition by The Propeller Group, on view through September 30, 2017.
Jun 3 1:30pm
Artist Talk: Tuan Andrew Nguyen from The Propeller Group
Tuan Andrew Nguyen from The Propeller Group will be in conversation with Duy Lap Nguyen, assistant professor of world cultures and literatures at the University of Houston, and Javier Sánchez Martínez, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Curatorial Fellow at Blaffer Art Museum.
Jun 5 8am
UHCOP Golf Classic
Please join UHCOP alumni, faculty, students and friends for the 2017 UHCOP Golf Classic in support of UH Pharmacy education through scholarships and awards for student travel to leadership and professional development meetings and programs.
Jun 19 9:30am
Blaffer Summer Arts Workshops
Join us at Blaffer Art Museum for Inside/Outside: Creating an Artscape, an art-making workshop where young artists imagine an art environment designed for public use.
Jun 21 12pm
Brown Bag Gallery Talk with Beverly Barrett
Led by Beverly Barrett, Lecturer in Global Studies at the Bauer College of Business and at the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston, join us to gain insights about The Propeller Group exhibition. Find a new understanding about subjects explored in the work of the art collective. Bring your own lunchafter the talk we invite you to keep the conversations going at Blaffers cafe.
Jul 9 12am
Cougar Band Camp
July 9 13, 2017 Cougar Band Camp brings budding percussion, woodwind and brass musicians to the UH campus for five days of high-energy classes led by renowned clinicians and MSM alumni, culminating in concert performances on the last day. The camp also offers a variety of electives, ranging from an introduction to classical music to leadership and jazz classes, along with evening activities that show off UH facilities and classrooms.
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