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.
Darwin was slow to publish his theory of evolution. This is generally attributed to his fear of advocating the controversial doctrine. Sponsel argues, however, that Darwin's caution was due to scientific embarrassment in his past.
Students from UH's Bonner Leaders Program are working to combat food insecurity in the Third Ward.
Matthew McConaughey, the Academy Award-winning movie star, will deliver the inaugural University-wide Commencement address at TDECU Stadium. See the actor and salute the graduating class of 2015 on Friday, May 15.
An advertising class in the University of Houston’s Jack J. Valenti School of Communication is developing an ad campaign to attract young workers to the petrochemical industry.
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.
- 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 3 2pm
Athletics Staff Appreciation Day. Double header: 2p.m. and 4 p.m.
- Apr 3 6pm
The School of Art presents the 37th Annual Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, featuring our graduate students.
- Apr 8 5:30pm
Honors College Prof. Kimberley Meyer will be reading and talking about "The Journey Out and The Journey In" with fellow writer, Jessica Wilbanks.
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.