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From the UH News Room

  • Findings Give Hope to Plant Extract as Possible Lupus Treatment

    New findings by a UH biomedical engineer and his team raise hope for a new class of drugs to treat lupus that may not include the long list of adverse risks and side effects often associated with current treatments.

  • Sitting Pretty: UH Designers Showcasing Customized Chairs Sept. 18

    Students from the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture Industrial Design program didn’t take the Wilsonart Challenge sitting down. Instead, they jumped at the opportunity to create innovative, functional chairs that would stand apart from other contemporary furniture designs.

  • UH Architecture Students Pave the Way for Innovative Recreation Areas

    The University of Houston has plenty of green space that is perfect for socializing, sitting and studying. Thanks to a group of students from UH’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, the campus soon will have a new – but temporary – area in which to relax or chat with peers.

  • UH Study Finds Print Readers Recall More Than Online Readers

    Readers abandoning print newspapers in favor of online news may want to consider the effect it’s having. A study conducted by a researcher at the University of Houston finds those who read printed news publications read more news and also remember more news than those who read news online.

  • NSF Grant Supports Training of a New Breed of Social Science Scholar

    The National Science Foundation awarded nearly $165,000 to the Hobby Center for Public Policy in support of a program offered by few higher education entities in the country. It’s a program that trains and transforms the social science researcher.


Happening on and around campus

Sep 23 5pm

Distinguished Leaders Series: Phillips 66 Chairman & CEO Greg Garland

The speaker series provides students, alumni, faculty and the community exposure to business leaders in the energy industry.

Sep 23 7:30pm

What's Opera, Duck?

Celebrate the start of the Moores Opera Center’s new season at the famed Mucky Duck.

Sep 26 12pm

Business Career Fair

This fair is designed for Bauer business majors and Bauer Alumni. Professional attire is required.

Sep 27 7:30pm

Guest Recital: h2/4 Duo

Jeffrey Loeffert, Jonathan Nichol, saxophones. Works by Read Thomas, Mellits, Itoh, Rossé, Cockcroft

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