Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, President Emerita, Professor of Comparative Literature and Africana Studies, Brown University, will discuss how to attract and retain more women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines on Oct. 21.
The Graduate School and Provost Paula Myrick Short invite you to the first Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day. This event will showcase graduate research-related activities across all disciplines on Oct. 31.
A new exhibit at the University of Houston Libraries illuminates the life of visionary Alley Theatre founder Nina Vance, and provides a contextual history of the theatre's rise to prominence.
In research aimed at determining how babies and toddlers begin to understand the actions of others, a University of Houston research team is studying brain activity triggered by playtime interactions.
A three-year project from the GCSW aims to stem the alarming rise in HIV/AIDS diagnoses in minority youth by offering a new kind of testing on campus and in the community.
During Friday’s University of Houston/Temple University football game, fans can enjoy a spectacular performance of “Rhapsody in Blue” by UH professor Timothy Hester and the Spirit of Houston Marching Band. Hester will add a touch of “Cougar Red” to “Rhapsody in Blue” as he will perform on a scarlet Steinway.
This fall, UH optometry students began hands-on training in a first-of-its-kind simulation lab that offers them 24/7 access to virtual patients. The lab is the only one at an optometric program in the country and the largest in the world.
The University of Houston is a finalist for the Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards, sponsored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
Starting Oct. 25, UH’s M.D. Anderson Library will present “Nina Vance and the Alley Theatre: A Life’s Work.” This exhibition runs through May 8 and showcases numerous classic programs, photographs, articles and other items that capture the Alley’s rich, colorful history and its impact on Houston.
While science is increasingly moving in the direction of interdisciplinary research, a recent Nature Physics commentary says changes need to be made in academia to allow a more collaborative model to flourish.
- Oct 19 1pm
Cougars play UConn in an American Athletic Conference game.
- Oct 23 5pm
The C. T. Bauer College of Business's DSL series provides students, alumni, faculty and the community exposure to business leaders in the energy industry.
- Oct 23 7:30pm
Trio Treasures: Works by Bach, Milhaud, Higdon, Koechlin, Peterson. Jennifer Keeney, flute; Dan Gelok, saxophone; Timothy Hester, piano
- Oct 24 7:30pm
by Jacques Offenbach. A phantasmagorical mixture of steampunk, the supernatural, and romantic decadence woven together into three different stories.
- Oct 27 7:30pm
Featuring Carole Terry,organist (University of Washington)