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University of Houston Fall Ring Blessing and Ceremony Set for Dec. 4, 6

- Since 2011, all official class rings have made their way to the Houston Zoo to be blessed by Shasta, the University of Houston’s live mascot, before the participating graduating UH seniors receive them.
Marisa Ramirez

National Scholar Visiting UH to Discuss Latinos in the 2016 Presidential Election

- The Department of Political Science, the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Center for Public History welcome Rodolfo de la Garza, the preeminent scholar in Latino political behavior, to discuss, “Latinos in the 2016 Presidential Election.” The event is at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 at the UH Student Center South.
Marisa Ramirez

UH Creative Writers, Graphic Designers Capture Gulf Coast's Essence in Dec. 3 Exhibition

- Leave it to the creative minds at the University of Houston to capture the essence of the Gulf Coast with a mix of words and images. Soon, UH artists will share their visions of Texas’ coastal areas in a public exhibition.
Mike Emery

UH Scientist Leads New Effort to Improve Clean-up After Oil Spills

- A University of Houston researcher has earned a $1.8 million grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to determine how the use of dispersants to break up an oil spill affects the natural cleaning role played by bacteria.
Jeannie Kever

Social Work, Social Media Connect for Critical Message

- A new social media movement that began at the Graduate College of Social Work aims to connect domestic violence victims to critical assistance through an easily accessible product.
Marisa Ramirez

Sustainable Products On View During 'ID+Green' Showcase

- Smart product designs don’t only benefit consumers, they also benefit the environment. Sustainability is a major factor in the design and creation of many products ranging from electronics to recreational gear. Houstonians soon can view the future of sustainable design during the University of Houston’s first annual “ID + Green” showcase.
Mike Emery

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