- The University of Houston Libraries are part of a growing trend in libraries. The formidable system with more than 2,000,000 volumes in its collection now is home to its first Hispanic Collections archivist and librarian.
- The UH Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management's student-run event, 'Gourmet Night,' is recognized by the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) as Best in the Nation.
- With the 2014 hurricane season about to enter its busiest time, the University of Houston will host an annual conference on preparation and coastal protection on Aug. 1. Open to emergency managers, industry suppliers and members of the community, the conference – the sixth annual Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region – is focused on rapid recovery from major disasters, said Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, director of the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology and professor of civil and environmental engineering in the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
- A Health and Human Performance study is investigating how physical activity impacts quality of life of those living with a rare lung disease called LAM.
- For middle school students, the concept of college can seem overwhelming. A large campus with thousands of students presents them with a much different learning environment. Thanks to the University of Houston’s Honors College, 27 local middle schoolers will discover that the transition to a university is an exciting and educational experience.
- University of Houston researchers have devised a new method for extracting molecules from live cells without disrupting cell development, work that could provide new avenues for the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases.
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