Cougar Pride runs deep at the University of Houston … but it also extends into the community. UH faculty, staff and students regularly engage in efforts to help others or contribute to the city. UH has again been recognized for such efforts.
A scientist with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping at the University of Houston was part of the first expedition to a remote area of the Honduran rain forest, returning with more supporting evidence of an ancient civilization that has yet to be named.
Frontier Fiesta, which runs March 26-28, features its biggest concert lineup to date and plenty of carnival rides, games and activities for audiences of all ages. Admission to the fairgrounds and concerts is free to the public.
Students from UH's Bonner Leaders Program are working to combat food insecurity in the Third Ward.
Could your electronics be making you fat? According to UH researchers, a common flame retardant used to keep electronics from overheating may be to blame. The research is supported by an NIH grant.
From exploring the magic behind Hollywood’s special effects to discovering the mysteries behind crime scene investigations, three summer camps at UH bring science and engineering to life for students in grades five through eight.
Lent is a special time for many Houstonians. To commemorate this season, the University of Houston Moores Concert Chorale is delivering two special concerts.
The final debate in the 2014-15 Energy Symposium Series at the University of Houston will focus on concerns about the coming "crew change" in the oil and gas industry..
Audiences can find out whether young lovers can overcome horticultural horrors and find happiness in the Moores Opera Center production of “Rappaccini’s Daughter.” Composed by the late Daniel Catán, the opera will be performed in Spanish with English surtitles. Performances run April 10 – 13 at the University’s Moores Opera House.
Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston (UH) System and president of UH, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education (ACE), the major coordinating body for the country's colleges and universities.
- Mar 27 3pm
Ingrid Matthews, Baroque Violin (Founder, Seattle Baroque Orchestra)
- Mar 29 2:30pm
Kirsten Yon, violin Timothy Hester, piano Chaconnes and Fantasies: Works by Bach, Corigliano, Martin, Schoenberg, Schubert
- Mar 31 1pm
UH President and UH System Chancellor, Dr. Renu Khator, will deliver a message on the state of staff life at the University of Houston.
- Apr 1 6pm
9th Annual Strike Out Breast Cancer game.
- Apr 2 1pm
Songs of Lent: Works by Allegri, Pärt, Esenvalds. Betsy Cook Weber, conductor
The Powerhouse campaign is expected to tally more than 65,000,000 impressions through print, online, video, billboards, digital elevator screens, signs and banners at Houston’s airports, email and social media now through spring 2015.
The 2014 President's Report is an illustration of the new heights we are reaching and our future aspirations. The report highlights our esteemed faculty, student and alumni success, community engagement and international impact.