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Highlighting the Best of UH


From the UH News Room

  • UH Honors College Welcomes John Briggs as 2016 Lence Master Teacher

    Distinguished scholar John Briggs has focused research on two famous (yet very different) wordsmiths – Abraham Lincoln and William Shakespeare. Soon, the professor of English at University of California, Riverside will share his insights on the president, the playwright and other topics as the 2016 Ross M. Lence Master Teacher.

  • With Ravens, Out of Sight is Not Out of Mind

    New research suggests that ravens – birds singled out by many cultures as a symbol of intelligence and wisdom – share at least some of the human ability to think abstractly about other minds, adapting their behavior by attributing their own perceptions to others.

  • Iran Nuclear Agreement: Did the U.S. Win or Lose?

    A panel of experts will discuss the potential impact of the Iran nuclear agreement on the United States – including the impact on energy markets – at the University of Houston later this month.

  • #IAmUH Campaign Spotlights Diversity of Campus Community

    The University of Houston personifies diversity. Coogs from different cultures and countries comprise the campus community … making UH the second most diverse public research university in the country. Now, faculty, staff, students and alums have an opportunity to celebrate their association with the University and share their stories.

  • UH Ranked Among Great Value Colleges with Beautiful Campuses

    With its lush green spaces and robust public art collection, the University of Houston offers students a cozy, colorful campus. Cougars aren’t the only ones in the know about UH’s many attributes. The University recently was ranked among the most beautiful campuses in the country by online guide Great Value Colleges.


Happening on and around campus

Feb 8 6:30pm

Farfel Distinguished Lecture

J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. is a prominent scientist who is bringing his innovative expertise in biological engineering and the human genome to the University of Houston.

Feb 8 7:30pm

Wind Ensemble and Concert Chorale

David Bertman, Betsy Cook Weber, directors. Texas Music Educators Association Preview Concert

Feb 11 1pm

RecycleMania 2016 Kickoff

Join the UH Office of Sustainability on Feb. 11 to kick off the two-month long RecycleMania competition.

Feb 15 7:30pm

AURA Contemporary Ensemble: With Words

Rob Smith, director; Alejandro Basulto Martinez, director; Danielle Wojcik, soprano. In collaboration with Gulf Coast Journal, featuring writers from the UH Creative Writing Department.

Feb 19 8pm

Intimate Apparel

Set in New York in 1905, Intimate Apparel is a riveting tale is about the empowerment of Esther, a gifted but lonely African American seamstress who creates exquisite lingerie. Performance dates: Feb. 19 - 28.

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.


Fall 2015 University of Houston Magazine

Revolutionary discoveries and developments at the University of Houston’s national centers, pioneering technologies used in our laboratories, a one-of-a-kind hospitality industry archives that has Hollywood calling – are just a few reasons why the University’s national competitiveness and prominence are distinctly recognizable.