Reflecting on a Powerhouse Year
The University of Houston made great strides in our journey to national competitiveness during the 2015-16 academic year. Watch these video highlights from the 2015-16 academic year.
UH President Renu Khator Named to Texas Women’s Hall of Fame
Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, will be inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame.
Hurricane Season Is Here. Be Prepared.
Know whether you live in an evacuation zone. If so, make evacuation plans. Build an emergency kit and stay informed. To receive emergency alert text messages, employees must input their cell phone numbers in PASS and students in myUH Self Service. For additional details, visit the CougarSAFE or the emergency management website.
UH Researchers are Pioneering Tools for Heart Regeneration
Supported by grants from the American Heart Association, UH biologists have uncovered new regulators of heart formation that are easier to deliver into human bodies, and thus have a shorter path to clinical use. Their findings are published in the Aug. 8 early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Researchers Propose New Treatment to Prevent Kidney Stones
Researchers have found evidence that a natural fruit extract is capable of dissolving calcium oxalate crystals, the most common component of human kidney stones. This finding could lead to the first advance in the treatment of calcium oxalate stones in 30 years.
UH Hobby School of Public Affairs Gains Official Approval
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Tuesday granted official approval for the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs.
UH Program for Financial Literacy Recognized for Industry and Community Impact
One of the country’s leading brokers recently awarded the Program for Financial Literacy at the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business with a $50,000 grant and recognition as a leader in educating young professionals for the industry.
UH Biomedical Engineer Pursues Nerve Regeneration
A biomedical engineer from the University of Houston will use a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how best to spur nerve regeneration in the nervous system.
Lack of Sleep Increases a Child's Risk for Emotional Disorders Later
Funded by a grant from the NIH's National Institute of Mental Health, UH clinical psychologist Candice Alfano says children who experience inadequate or disrupted sleep are more likely to develop depression and anxiety disorders later in life.
New Superconducting Coil Improves MRI Performance
A multidisciplinary research team led by University of Houston scientist Jarek Wosik has developed a high-temperature superconducting coil that allows magnetic resonance imaging scanners to produce higher resolution images or acquire images in a shorter time than when using conventional coils.
Three Renowned Energy Researchers Join University of Houston
The University of Houston has recruited three renowned researchers working in the energy field – two members of the National Academy of Engineering and one member of the National Academy of Sciences – as part of the Governor's University Research Initiative.
Octava App Delivering Bard Facts During Houston Shakespeare Festival
The Houston Shakespeare Festival has long brought the Bard’s best to the Bayou City. Now, the University of Houston-produced festival is bringing Elizabethan-era theatre into the digital age.
Aug 29 6pm
Lecture Series: Design for Educational Spaces
The College of Architecture and Design presents UH Alum Laurence Krupa and her partner Stephane Giet.
Sep 1 11am
Learning Abroad Fall Fair
Find out more about learning abroad opportunities for students and faculty.
Sep 3 11am
UH Football vs. Oklahoma
Join the Coogs as they open the season against Oklahoma in NRG Stadium.
Sep 14 7pm
Madison Artist Series: Guest Master Class
Classical pianist and 'UN Messenger of Peace', Lang Lang, performs at Moores Opera House.
Sep 15 7:30pm
Madison Artist Series: Lang Lang
Madison Artist Series features internationally-acclaimed pianist Lang Lang in concert.
Sep 20 5:30pm
Energy Symposium: The Clean Power Plan: To Be or Not to Be?
Mark your calendars, Coogs! The first symposium of the 2016-2017 Energy Symposium Series focuses on the Clean Power Plan.
The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation. UH has grown to service the city of Houston and beyond through our extensive educational offerings, partnerships with local businesses and contributions to the community. Explore more below about how we are cultivating the future through Energy, Heath, Arts, and Athletics to create success for our students and alumni.
UH Arts provide students the fuel to awaken the imagination and contribute real art to the real world. Read how students use their experiences and thoughts to ignite the imagination.
UH Health is dedicated to preparing students for high quality careers in healthcare. Find out how UH is positioned to impact research and education globally.
UH Energy performs innovative research to address the emerging needs of the upstream and midstream petroleum sector. Read about how UH energy fuels the industry.
UH Athletics is driving sportsmanship to new levels by preparing student-athletes to be champions for life. Read about how student-athletes are achieving success in academics and athletics.
UH fuels innovation through groundbreaking research. Learn about how UH faculty and students push beyond known limits to find creative solutions to the world’s most challenging problems.
UH students have access to comprehensive higher education programs and countless resources providing the tools for success. Read about how students are thriving at the University of Houston.