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.
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.
UH Moves Up in Global Rankings for Issued Patents...
The University of Houston is among the top 100 university systems in the world for granted U.S. utility patents in 2015.
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.
Fifth Annual Eye Expo at UH Offers Resources to the Visually Impaired
A vision expo will be held at the UH College of Optometry July 30, addressing advocacy for the visually impaired in the community, workplace and government. The fifth-annual Houston Area Insight Expo is open to the public.
UH Professor Researching Slave Culture on Former Plantations
UH Anthropology professor Ken Brown is studying slave culture at the former site of the Levi Jordan Plantation in Brazoria County. His findings from a previous dig will be featured in the new Smithsonian Museum of African American Culture and History.