The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) hosted a special session to honor the lifetime scholarly achievement of Lois Parkinson Zamora at its annual conference this spring.
The University of Houston will lead plans for an Advanced Superconductor Manufacturing Institute, aimed at speeding the full commercialization of high-temperature superconductors.
Hunter Yurachek, who was honored as the 2014 Under Armour Football Championship Athletic Director of the Year, has been named vice president for intercollegiate athletics and athletic director at the University of Houston.
All eyes were on entrepreneurship when the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently recognized the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship for statewide community impact, program excellence and student success.
UH’s sexual misconduct policy seeks to eliminate sexual misconduct from happening, prevent its recurrence and address its effects. This is done through education, training and serious consequences for any violation. To learn about the policy, check out the CougarSAFE web site.
Pharmacy students wrapped up the spring semester with awards for excellence in professional service, clinical skills and disease management, earning kudos at the state level from the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Like many others, University of Houston student Serjio Brereda is planning a summer trip. The junior political science major will be participating in the Journey of Hope, a 4,000 mile cross-country cycling trek to raise money and awareness for people with disabilities.
Researchers at the University of Houston have determined that climate change – in the form of a stronger sea breeze, the result of warmer soil temperatures – contributed to the drop in high-ozone days in the Houston area.
Patrick Peters is no stranger to guiding his students on studio projects with real world potential. The University of Houston architecture professor frequently leads class projects that focus on designing amenities and structures for Houston-area communities.
Each summer, the University of Houston becomes a haven for aspiring writers from across the nation. UH’s annual Boldface conference is aimed at helping emerging authors strengthen their literary voices through extensive workshops and public readings.