- The University of Houston’s Center for Creative Work presents Dionysia 2014: “A Gathering of All Good People.” The center, based in UH’s Honors College, will host a series of banquets featuring live music, storytelling and meals prepared and served by students. The event will serve up food and fun April 24 – 28 on campus and around Houston.
- While their classmates worked with traditional Houston businesses, including oilfield service firms and energy production companies, one group of University of Houston students chose something different as the final project for their degree in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology. The team is hoping to help Houston’s Theatre Under The Stars draw a younger audience to TUTS Underground, a series of musical theater performances described as “edgy, captivating (and) rockin’.”
- Research on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight on how to identify and help children with emotional behavior issues in other areas of the world, which may have limited access to healthcare and further research that could lead to successful interventions.
- University of Houston senior vice president for Academic Affairs and provost, Paula Myrick Short, approved a University commitment of up to $200,000 to increase the existing funding for study abroad programs to be issued during the 2014 - 2015 academic year. Scholarships are the single most important variable to entice students to study abroad.
- The University of Houston’s School of Theatre & Dance will present “The Philadelphia Story” April 18 – 26 in the Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre (Entrance 16 off Cullen Boulevard).
- Noted composer and musician Daniel Bernard Roumain (aka DBR) is no stranger to stretching his musical boundaries. From Lady Gaga to the Spirit of Houston Cougar Marching Band, he’s embarked on a range of creative collaborations. His next musical partnership is with the University of Houston’s AURA Contemporary Ensemble.
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