Highlighting the Best of UH


From the UH News Room

  • Houston's Role During Hurricane Katrina Focus of Panel at UH

    Houston History Magazine will present “Houston’s Helping Hand: Remembering Katrina” at UH. Panelists include former Mayor Bill White, former director of the National Hurricane Center Neil Frank and director of Houston Emergency Medical Services David Persse.

  • New Prostate Cancer Treatments Could Target Metabolism

    A UH researcher and his team were awarded nearly $2.3 million in funding from the NIH’s National Cancer Institute to find a more effective treatment for prostate cancer. The standard treatment methods in the advanced stage of the disease lose effectiveness after about one to two years.

  • UH Concert Chorale Ranked No. 3 Worldwide

    UH's Moores Concert Chorale is now ranked No. 3 in a recent list of the world’s leading choirs.

  • Industry Veteran Named Director for Subsea Systems Institute

    Bill Maddock has been named director of the Subsea Systems Institute, a national research center established in Houston to develop the transformative technologies, engineering and operational practices to safely and sustainably produce deepwater offshore energy resources.

  • TV Personality, Filmmaker Jason Silva to Deliver Rockwell Lecture at UH Oct. 22

    Audiences from around the globe have gravitated to Jason Silva’s energetic insights on creativity, spirituality, technology, humanity and a range of other subjects. Soon, Houstonians will have an opportunity to experience Silva live and in-person during the 2015 Elizabeth D. Rockwell Lecture on Ethics and Leadership at the University of Houston.


Happening on and around campus

Oct 5 11am

Voter Registration Drive

Register to vote, learn about pertinent city issues, and get candidate information at the GCSW Voter Registration Drive. Register: Sept. 30 through Oct. 5.

Oct 5 7:30pm

Concert Chorale

New Voices: Stroope, White, McMillan, Gyöngyösi, Augustinas, Edenroth

Oct 8 7pm

UH Football vs SMU

Coogs play the Mustangs of SMU.

Oct 9 12pm

Unique Holdings: Historic Maps

UH Libraries invites faculty, staff and students to a brown bag lecture to discuss historic maps housed in UH Special Collections.

Oct 13 7:30pm

Guest Recital: Josu de Solaun

Piano Works for solo piano by Enescu.

Taking Out Cancer: Three UH researchers, Three innovative approaches to cancer treatment

2015 Research and Innovation Magazine

The University of Houston is creating research excellence. This issue of Research and Innovation engages readers with stories about cutting-edge approaches to cancer treatment, how the brain is affected by expressive dance, intriguing findings through laser mapping, and many more groundbreaking scientific discoveries.

Coach Tom Herman

Spring 2015 University of Houston Magazine

This issue highlights student community engagement initiatives, a program that fosters local entrepreneurs as they start new businesses, and interesting facts about the UH Coastal Center. Also learn more about our award-winning head football coach, new leadership, and esteemed professor emeritus Lawrence Curry.