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UH Researcher Looks at the Future of Higher Education

- Most forecasts about the future of higher education have focused on how the institutions themselves will be affected – including the possibility of less demand for classes on campus and fewer tenured faculty members as people take courses online. When researchers at the University of Houston tackled the issue, they focused instead on what students will need in the future, including improved mentoring, personalized learning and feedback in real time.
Jeannie Kever

Superconductivity Researcher Awarded Welch Professorship

- Jakoah Brgoch, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded a Robert A. Welch Professorship in High Temperature Superconductivity and Chemical Materials from the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston.The Robert A. Welch Foundation created the professorships to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, research faculty and visiting scientists.
Jeannie Kever

New UH Sociology Course Focused on Works of Best-Selling Author Malcolm Gladwell

- Who and what is a sociologist? A new undergraduate course taught by Shayne Lee, associate professor of sociology, will focus on the writings of journalist and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell in order to delve into the nature of the scientific study of human social relationships and institutions through the lens of popular culture consumption.
Melissa Carroll

University of Houston Releases 2014 National Commercial

- The University of Houston has released its 2014 national commercial, which highlights the University’s 667-acre campus, including the new TDECU Stadium, and features students and athletes in action.

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry Returns to Alma Mater

- Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry – a former UH System Regent and alumna – revisited her alma mater to chat with student leaders in UH’s Regents Board Room about preparing their peers for the upcoming elections.
Mike Emery

Groundbreaking Artist Laurie Anderson Delivering Annual Mitchell Artist Lecture

- Laurie Anderson’s work defies the conventions of art and popular music. The veteran artist has long embraced experimental approaches to stagecraft, performance, instrumentation and composition. Anderson will deliver the second annual Mitchell Artist Lecture on Sept. 10 in UH’s Moores Opera House.
Mike Emery

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