Fall Commencement, December 19, Hofheinz Pavilion
World Premiere: On This Muddy Water: Voices from the Houston Ship Channel, Dec. 17. Presented by HGOco, composed by D. J. Sparr and with the words of the libretto written by alumna Janine Joseph. Additional performances: Jan. 7 and 21.
UH mathematician Yuliya Gorb recently received a five-year, $420,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for both her research and an outreach program she's developing for high school girls.
UH School of Theatre & Dance director Jim Johnson stars in the new film "Rogue Strike." The movie will premiere Dec. 16. It is directed by UH alumnus Kerry Beyer.
Students from the Hobby Center for Public Policy and the Graduate College of Social Work are packing for a semester in Austin as interns during the 84th Texas Legislative Session.
The graduate courses are aimed at newly hired and early career professionals and will fill a gap in the industry that forces most people to learn safety requirements on the job.
Addressing the relentless game of cat and mouse played between antibiotics and bacteria, a pair of UH professors recently received a $519,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Funded by a $1.3 million National Institutes of Health grant, researchers from the UH College of Pharmacy are examining possible antioxidant treatments for high blood pressure.
Two University of Houston faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.
As the fall 2014 semester comes to a close, many look forward to the holidays. For many others, the holidays can create feelings of being overwhelmed and stressed. Here are five tips for managing your holiday stress from the University of Houston Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):
In recognition of the supportive environment they encountered at UH, two prominent Indian-American families have provided crucial financial support for a new research and engineering building on campus.
With breaches in data on the rise, cybersecurity is a growing concern. UH has been awarded a $1.5 million CyberCorps grant from the National Science Foundation to train students in this increasingly important area of national security.
- Dec 27 2pm
Coogs play the University of Central Florida Knights in the last home game of 2014.
- Dec 28 6pm
Coogs play the Mississippi Valley State in the last home game of 2014.
- Jan 2 11am
Houston Football is Headed to Ft. Worth for the Armed Forces Bowl. Packages are on sale now in person from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Houston Athletics Ticket Office located at Gate 1 on the northeast corner of TDECU Stadium.
- Jan 6 6pm
Coogs play the University of Central Florida Knights
- Jan 8 1:30pm
General meetings are open to all staff.
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.
Introducing the newly designed University of Houston Magazine Website – accessible via your smart phone, tablet or computer.