- The Moores School of Music (MSM) will present a concert adaptation of Leonard Bernstein’s opera “Candide” (based on Voltaire’s book of the same title). The performance begins at 7:30 p.m., April 26 in UH’s Moores Opera House (Entrance 16 off Cullen Boulevard). Tickets are $20 and $12 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets or for more details, call the Moores Ticket Office at 713-743-3313.
- A biomedical engineer at UH is working to develop highly innovative technology to make blood transfusions safer. His work is supported by a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
- The University of Houston has joined with partners across the Texas A&M System and the Texas Medical Center to create the Center for Translational Environmental Health Research, a cross-institutional initiative to promote integrated environmental health research and translate research advances into practices that can improve human health.
- Professor Nicolás Kanellos will be recognized with a lifetime achievement award by the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. The award honors an individual who has contributed to the knowledge and dissemination of the Spanish language and HIspanic culture.
- The University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance welcomes the first students in its new Master of Athletic Training program. Fifteen students will embark on the inaugural program beginning June 2.
- University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) research professor Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, will receive the college’s Spirit of Excellence in Social Work Award at the GCSW’s upcoming 2014 Biennial Scholarship Gala at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, April 25, at the Hotel ZaZa in Houston.
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