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Health Care Under the Obama Plan

President-elect Barack Obama has vowed to make health insurance affordable and accessible to all. With 46 million people having no coverage, thatís no easy task. Seth Chandler, co-director of the UH Law Centerís Health Law & Policy Institute, specializes in insurance law and related fields, such as economic analysis of law. Reach him at 713-743-2123 or Search for UH faculty experts.

BP Donates Money for Scholarship Fund

BP Donates Money for Scholarship Fund
Photo by Pathik Shah

BP America presented a $750,000 check to the University of Houston to fund the BP Scholarship/Fellowship. The three-year award will be divided between the Cullen College of Engineering, the Bauer College of Business and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

From left to right: BP engineer Elizabeth Nguyen, a 2006 UH graduate, BP business unit leader Gabriel Cuadra, a 1988 UH graduate, Don Foss, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost for UH, and BP vice president Gerald Balboa.

High-resolution photos are available by contacting Ann Holdsworth at or 713-743-8153.