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NEWS RELEASES: 1998 - 2001

News release for 1998-2001 have been archived and are no longer available on the web. To obtain a copy, email us or call 713.743.8190

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JANUARY 1998

Week of January 26 - 30, 1998
  • UH's Center for Mexican American Studies Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary
  • UH Law Center Sponsors Discussion in Legal Ethics, offers One-Hour Credit
  • New UH Provost Coming from University of Missouri
  • University of Houston Faculty Percussionist to Perform Works by Feldman, Debussy And Variety of Instruments
  • UH Violist Porfiris to Give February Recital
  • Wind Quintet to Perform Bach, Willis, Welcher, Tull at UH Opera House

Week of January 19 - 23, 1998
  • Distance Education Author to Speak at UH
  • University of Houston offers Local Students a 'Shadow' of an Opportunity on Groundhog Day
  • UH Charter School Celebrates First Anniversary January 27
  • UH Architecture Professors to Design Second Phase of Desert City
  • UH to Host Broadcast of International Business Summit of World'S top Ceos of Fortune 500 Companies

Week of January 12 - 16, 1998
  • University of Houston Professor Awarded Fulbright Grant
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute Director Publishes Book on Law and the Use of Genetic Information
  • University of Houston Law Center Honors Deceased Professor with a Memorial Service

Week of January 5 - 9, 1998
  • University of Houston College of Optometry Students Host National Conference in Bayou City
  • University of Houston Announces Finalists for Chief Academic officer Position
  • 13th Annual International Piano Festival
  • UH'S Margarett Root Brown Houston Reading Series Presents Denis Johnson, Leslie Adirenne Miller

FEBRUARY 1998


Week of February 23 - 27, 1998
  • University of Houston Asian American Studies Center Addresses the Asian Experience in the United States
  • Two of the World's Greatest Indian Music Performers Coming to UH
  • Diversity Commission to Discuss Recruitment and Admissions Issues at Austin Meeting
  • USS Houston Survivors, Family Members Gather at UH Library for Reception to Remember
  • Wellness Center to Sponsor Eating Disorders Screening Day
  • Women's Archives Exhibit Features Letters From Former Texas Governor, U.S. First Lady at UH M.D. Anderson Library

Week of February 16 - 20, 1998
  • UH to Host Annual Meeting of Sociologists Who Address Current Issues of Social Concern
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute Ranked First in Nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • UH to Participate in Public School Reform Challenge
  • UH Lecture by Jaron Lanier to be Featured Via Webcast
  • Black History Month Keeps Evolving Says UH Professor
  • UH Professor to Receive 'Advocate for Justice' Award
  • UH Hosts Texas Academic Decathlon
  • 'Greatest College Show on Earth'to Open with Entertainment, Carnival

Week of February 9 - 13, 1998
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute Launches Legal Analysis Web Site
  • Virtual Reality Pioneer to Give UH Lecture on 'Future of Humanism in a Technological Society'
  • Contemporary Music Ensemble to be Featured at UH
  • UH Oboist, Pianist to Perform All-French Works by Franck and Others
  • University of Houston Moores School of Music to Present Concert of Baroque Works
  • Big Band Music Slide Show Hits the Screen at Moores Opera House
  • UH Law Center and Anti-Defamation League Host Hate Crime Law Conference
  • UH Law Center Chapter of The Federalist Society
    to Host D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge David B Sentelle
  • Russian Literary Giant, Baritone Leiferkus Join Forces For Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13 At UH
  • Creative Writing Day to Be Held in Honor of UH Creative Writing Program
  • University of Houston Architecture Students Win State-Wide Design Competition
  • 1998 Marshall Scholarship Recipient Says Power of the African Word Lures Her to the Language, Drives Her Poetry

Week of February 2 - 6, 1998
  • UH Students, Faculty to Switch for a Day Media Alert
  • The Margarett Root Brown Houston Reading Series Presents Alice Adams, Cynthia Macdonald

MARCH 1998

Week of March 23-27, 1998
  • UH Honors College to Host Annual 'Great Conversation' Fund-Raising Feast
  • UH Professors Qualified to Discuss Juvenile Crime, Violence in Schools and Violence Against Women
  • UH College of Architecture to Host Photographer

Week of March 16 - 20, 1998
  • UH Works with Industry to Solve Worker Shortage
  • Former Houston Mayor Lanier to Join Prestigious List of UH Commencement Speakers
  • Award Winning Author Jonathan Kozol to Speak on Children and Poverty at University of Houston Underwood Lecture
  • UH Opera Center to Present The Ghosts of Versailles, Only Second Production of this Work Undertaken by a University
  • Country Music Legend Jerry Jeff Walker to Perform At UH's Frontier Fiesta

Week of March 9 - 13, 1998
  • UH Art Students to Meet with First Lady Hillary Clinton During a Houston Grand Opening Ceremony
  • Blaffer Gallery Presents 1998 Student Show
  • UH Moores Brass Quintet to Perform
  • UH Moores Opera House Presents Shuhatovich in Faculty Recital
  • UH Recital to Include Beethoven'S Waldstein Sonata
  • Local State Reps to Discuss Politics of Urban Redevelopment, Value of Historical Preservation
  • Frontier Fiesta Cancels Press Conference
  • UH Law Professor Available to Comment on Military Law in Light of Mckinney Trial, Verdict

Week of March 2 - 6, 1998
  • Frontier Fiesta to Hold Press Conference About 'Greatest College Show on Earth'
  • UH College of Education offers Aggressive Field Experience Program to Elementary Education Students
  • UH Faculty Who Can Talk About the Situation in Iraq
  • UH College of Architecture Hosts Argentinean Photography Exhibit
  • Mark Doty, Christopher Tilghman to Read in the Margarett Root Brown Houston Reading Series
  • UH Law Center to Host Second Annual Law-Lapolooza

APRIL 1998

Week of April 27 - May 1, 1998
  • Crawfish Lure Oil and Gas Professionals to UH
  • UH Scholars Community Celebrates First Graduating Class
  • UH Faculty Available to Discuss Execution Viewing Ruling
  • Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Coming in May
  • Aztec Love God Re-Evaluates Political Correctness, Multiculturalism

Week of April 20 - 24, 1998
  • UH Features Enterprising Business Students
  • Area Residents Receive UH Faculty Promotions
  • Nation's Premier Civil Rights Attorney to tour Yates Museum in Heart of Freedman's town
  • Chorus to Perfom Works by Zoltan Kodaly, Lili Boulanger, Igor Stravinsky and Others

Week of April 13 - 17, 1998
  • University of Houston System Board of Regents Medal of Honor Awarded to Corbin J. Robertson, Jr.
  • Dr. George Magner Awarded the UH System Medal of Honor
  • Dr. Juan "John" Oró Receives the UH 1998 Honorary Doctorate
  • UH Awards 1998 Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Kenneth L. Lay
  • The Honorable Robert C. Lanier Receives 1998 Honorary Doctorate from UH
  • UH Presents 1998 Honorary Doctorate to Wilhelmina R. "Beth" Morian
  • The University of Houston to Open Famous Physicist's Collection
  • UH College of Architecture to Conduct Summer Program
  • 'A Damned Mob of Scribbling Women!': American Women Writers of the Mid-Nineteenth Century Exhibit Opens at UH
  • UH Faculty Available to Dicuss Supreme Court Death Sentence Deliberations
  • Jury Duty with a Twist for a UH Professor
  • University of Houston offers Minor in Possession Course
  • University of Houston Professor Finalist for Pulitzer Prize in Biography

Week of April 6 - 10, 1998
  • UH School of Theatre's Dance Division to Present
    'Transitions' at Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre
  • UH School of Theatre, Stages Theatre Presents 1998 Edward Albee Workshops
  • UH Moores School Chorale, Chamber Singers to Perform Works by Martin, Britten and Others
  • Wind Ensemble II Presented by Moores Opera House, Featuring Works by Stamp, Camphouse and Sousa
  • UH School of Theatre Announces Musical Theatre Auditions
  • University of Houston to Host Film Program with Museum of Fine Arts, Rice Design Alliance and Texas Gallery
  • Frontier Fiesta Opens Next Week with Big-Name Entertainment, Carnival
  • University of Houston's College of Business Administration Prepares Students for Sales Futures
  • University of Houston Law Center Promises "Haute" Time

Week of April 1 - 3, 1998
  • University of Houston's Frontier Fiesta to Hold Open House for Media
  • UH Center for Mexican American Studies to Hold Three-Day Conference on 'The Mexican Presence in Texas'
  • Jones vs. Clinton Case to be Discussed at UH Law Center
  • Architects to Discuss Jones Hall Construction of the 1960s
  • UH Faculty Experts Who Can Address Issues Relating to the Paula Jones Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
  • Ernest J. Gaines to Close Out 1997-98 UH Margarett Root Brown Houston Reading Series
  • Nation's Premier Civil Rights Lawyers to Speak About 'Destroying Everything Segregated...' at Tenneco Lecture
  • UH Counselor Volunteers Tax-Time Tips

MAY 1998


Week of May 25 - 29, 1998
  • High School Students Can Enjoy UH Summer Engineering Seminar
  • James Gibson Wins Prestigious Farfel Award
  • UH Faculty Experts Can Speak on India/Pakistan Conflict
  • Business Student Wins Scholarship in National Competition
  • Superconductivity Center Hosts Aldine High School Students as Part of an Exciting Educational Partnership
  • UH College of Optometry Provides Vision Screening For Special Olympians at Summer Games

Week of May 18 - 22, 1998
  • Asia Expert Available to Speak on Indonesion Crisis
  • The Special Olympics Games Return to UH

Week of May 11 - 15, 1998
  • Lanier to Keynote UH Commencement; Mother-Daughter Duo to Share Momentous Occasion
  • UH Faculty Can Discuss Microsoft's Legal Woes
  • Graduate Enrollment Review Audit
  • Auditors Give UH Clean Report on Graduate Classes

Week of May 4 - 8, 1998
  • UH President, State Auditor to Host News Conference Monday to Discuss Graduate Course Audit Findings
  • Spacehab and the University of Houston Reach Agreement for Wake Shield Facility
  • Texas Center for Superconductivity Hosts Distinguished Scientists for 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • Pregroundbreaking Ceremony, Dedication Service for $12 Million Center for Public Broadcasting
  • "Happy Days Are Here Again": UH Hosts Spring Economic Symposium Focusing on Real Estate
  • Crawfish Lure Oil and Gas Professionals to UH

JUNE 1998

Week of June 29 - July 3, 1998
  • UH Names New Affirmative Action/EEO Executive Director

Week of June 22 - 26, 1998
  • Summertime puts writing, reading and math skills at risk
  • UH Law Professor Can Discuss Microsoft Legal Decision
  • UH Faculty Can Discuss Jasper, Texas Events as They Unfold
  • UH Law Professor Can Discuss Supreme Court Disability Case
  • UH Professor Available to Speak on Clinton's China Visit
  • UH Law Professor Can Discuss Supreme Court Disability Case
  • UH Receives $2 Million Houston Endowment Gift

Week of June 15 - 19, 1998
  • UH Regents Approve 1999 Budget, Tuition and Fee Increases

Week of June 8 - 12, 1998
  • Texas Music Festival Underway at University of Houston
  • UH Students Design Outdoor Complex for Charter School
  • UH Business Students Visit Latin America
  • Nasa-University of Houston Technology Incubator Takes Texas Businesses to New Heights

Week of June 1 - 5, 1998
  • UHS Regents Give the Go-Ahead to Consolidated Food Service Contract
  • UH Dance Ensemble Returns from History Making Trip to Kennedy Center
  • UH Professor Only Texan to Receive $295,000 'Genius Grant'

JULY 1998

Week of July 27-31, 1998
  • UH Names New Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance
  • Supercomputer Shows that Dynamics Help Enzymes be Choosy
  • UH Biologist Wins Grant to Explore Link Between Biological Clocks and Eye Degeneration
  • UH Photographer Wins National Awards
  • UH System Board Chairman Eduardo Aguirre delivers commencement speech in China

Week of July 20 - 27, 1998
  • UH Education Dean Delivers Commencement Address In Malaysia


Week of July 13 -17, 1998
  • UH Students to Give Local Women's Center a Facelift
  • $3.5 Million Funding From City of Sugar Land Brings UH System Resources Closer to Area Residents
  • Houston Affirmative Action Fight Gets Personal
  • UH College of Business Administration to Host Ethics Roundtable
  • University of Houston Director Noted For Counseling Contributions


Week of July 6 - 10, 1998
  • University of Houston Opens Exercise physiology Lab
  • Courts Martial Ordered for Marine Pilot, Navigator
  • Secret Service Must Testify, Says Appeals Court


AUGUST 1998

Week of August 24 - 28, 1998
  • UH Had State's Highest Percentage of Asian American Undergraduates, 1997 Graduates Carried Light Debt Load
  • Teaching Opportunity Available For Students
  • Experts Available to Discuss Upcoming Texas Elections
  • UH Health Center to Host Blood Drive
  • Passion for Teaching Draws Long-Serving UH Professor Back
  • UH Survey Reveals Deer Park Residents' Perceptions about Living near Chemical Manufacturing Sites Are Changing
  • UH Researchers Propose Building Power Station on the Moon
  • UHS Regent Chair Aguirre Bids Farewell to Head Post, Resumes Role as Regent
  • University of Houston Business Briefs News from the College of Business Administration
  • University of Houston System Regents Approve Campus Master Plan
  • University of Houston System Regents Set to Elect New officers; McMahen to Assume top Position

Week of August 17 - 21, 1998
  • Tiny tots Take Center Stage with Musical Talents, Put New UH Music Division in Spotlight
  • University of Houston Faculty Can Discuss Terrorism, Retaliation
  • University of Houston Luncheon to address "Chemophobia"
  • UH Associate Dean Receives International Honor
  • UH's Blaffer Gallery Presents 'Spirited Journeys: Self-Taught Texas Artists of the Twentieth Century'
  • Moores School of Music to Present Baroque Chamber Music, Solo Works for Harpsichord
  • University of Houston Honors College to Host Three-day Conference about Spirituality in the Coming Millenium

Week of August 10 - 14, 1998
  • UH College of Architecture Graduates Third High School Class
  • University of Houston Appoints New Architecture Dean
  • Report Says UH State's Second Highest Baccalaureate Degree Granting Institution For Minorities In 1995-96
  • Prime Minister to visit UH

Week of August 3 - 7, 1998
  • Faculty Expert Available to Speak About Embassy Bombings in Africa
  • University of Houston Graduate Wins National Award
  • Alltel, Bob Brown Kick-off The University of Houston System 'Creating Futures' Campaign
  • New Engineering Dean Plans to Expand Links with Houston Businesses

SEPTEMBER 1998

Week of September 28 - October 2, 1998
  • University of Houston Searching for Congressional Interns
  • UH Vice President Adds Vice Chancellor Role, Dr. Elwyn Lee
  • UH Vice President Adds Vice Chancellor Role, Dr. Art Vailas
  • UH Opera Center to Present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's La clemenza di Tito at Moores Opera House
  • UH Conference Examines the Impact of Technology on Learning

Week of September 21-25, 1998
  • News Conference to Announce Formation of Metropolitan Center
  • UH Oboe Music Program to Feature Works by Composers Whose Names Begin with Letter 'P'
  • UH Wind Ensemble to Perform Works by Milhaud, Holst, Knox, Tull
  • University of Houston Concert Featuring Moores School Chorale
  • Works by Uber, Handel, Larson, Hindemith to be perform at UH Moores Opera House
  • UH Moores School of Music to Host National Chopin Piano Winner
  • UH Counseling &Testing Service offers Free Workshops
  • UH Blueprint Ball to Honor Renowned Architect Philip Johnson
  • UH Professor Says He Believes in 'Cannibalization'

Week of September 14 - 18, 1998
  • 1998-99 UH Margarett Root Brown Houston Reading Series to Feature Many Well-Known Writers
  • UH Architecture Hosting German Students, Faculty and officials
  • UH Moores School Jazz Orchestra to Perform 'A Tribute to John Coltrane
  • Faculty Chamber Music Concert to be held at UH Moores Opera House
  • University of Houston to Present Ancient Egyptian, Sumerian, Greek Music Concert
  • UH Moores School Symphony Orchestra to have Opening Concert Season This Month
  • UH School of Music to hold First Annual Orchestra Invitational
  • Western Arts Trio in Recital at University of Houston School of Music
  • Works by Eastern European composers to be Featured at UH Moores Opera House
  • University of Houston System Honors tom DeLay at Fort Bend Function
  • Legal Education Information Program Planned at UH
  • UH Personnel Announcements

Week of September 7 - 11, 1998
  • Closed-Circuit Televisions, Spectacle-Mounted Telescopes Part of New UH Center's Arsenal to Fight Vision Loss
  • UH to Host Family District Court Candidates Debate
  • UH Asian Law Students Association to Host Distinguished Lawyer
  • "A Night with the Stars" Gala Will Recognize 10 World Class Athletes; offers Unique Auction Items for Lucky Bidders!!

Week of September 1 - 4, 1998
  • University of Houston News Brief
  • Houston Metropolitan Study to be topic of Discover UH Luncheon


OCTOBER 1998

Week of October 26 - 30, 1998
  • UH Education Grad Named in top 20 U.S. Teachers List
  • UH College of Education Professor to be Honored
  • University of Houston Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Indigent Health Care
  • Shomper Appointed to Permanent UH Information Technology Dual Post
  • Appeal of Horror Films Linked to Artistic Expression, Rejection of Social Constraints, Says UH Professor
  • UH College of Business Administration to Host Sales Mixer

Week of October 19 - 23, 1998
  • UH Health Law & Policy Institute Releases Article on Banning Peanuts
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute Releases Article About Sale of Human Body Parts
  • UH Cullen College of Engineering Hosts High School Design Contest
  • UH Law Center to Host Equal Employment Opportunity Discussion
  • Exxon Donates $92,000 to University of Houston Academics
  • UH College of Education to Host Finnish Scholars
  • UH Economist Barton Smith to Conduct Fall Symposium
  • Sugar Land's Southern National Bank Contributes to UH System Building Project
  • UH Business Professor Studies Link Between Salaries, Performance
  • Annual UH Halloween Monster Concert to be Held in the Organ Recital Hall
  • University of Houston Presents Double Bassist Recital at the Moores Opera House
  • UH Edythe Bates Old Moores Opera Center Presents Houston premiere of Kurt Weill's The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Week of October 12 - 16, 1998
  • UH to Hold Weeklong Alcohol, Drug Awareness Campaign
  • UH Law Center Students Plan Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Violence
  • UH Libraries to Celebrate 2 Millionth Volume
  • UH Research Paves Way for Better Lasers, Thin Film Devices

Week of October 5 - 9, 1998
  • UH Architecture Projects Featured in Design/Build tour
  • UH Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management to Receive 1998 Odyssey Award
  • Professor Originates Mayor's Senior Summit
  • UH College of Business to Host Fall Career Day
  • KTRK-TV's Debra Duncan to host UH Graduate School of Social Work 30- Year Anniversary
  • UH Moores Opera House to Present Eighth Annual Invitational Choral Festival
  • UH Moores School of Music Presents Pianist Hsia Jung Cheng in guest recital at Dudley Recital Hall
  • UH World Laboratory Center for Pan-American Collaboration in Science and Technology Opens Its Doors to Latin America
  • UH Observes National Depression Screening Day


NOVEMBER 1998

Week of November 30, 1998
  • UH Debuts Public Affairs Television Pilot
  • The National Eye Institute Honors Optometry Professor With Million-Dollar Award
  • Limón, Suárez: Two Highlights of UH'S Fifth Biennial Conference of Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage
  • Optometry Dean Named Honorary Chairman at Chinese University, Professor Receives Appointment

Week of November 23-27, 1998
  • UH Joins World Aids Day Observance

Week of November 16 - 20, 1998
  • UH Law Center to "Be An Angel" for Local Disabled Children
  • UH Professor Inducted Into Mexican National Academy of Architecture
  • UH Law Center Seeking Nominees for $40,000 Ator Award

Week of November 9 - 13, 1998
  • UH Professor Receives Ford Foundation Grant
  • Carolyn Farb, Elyse Lanier to Give Keynotes at UH Nonprofit Conference
  • UH Educator First American Law Professor to Lecture at Ivory Coast National University
  • Holiday Article Contacts at the University of Houston
  • Sodomy Law, Hate Crime Legislation Lecture Scheduled for UH Law Center
  • UH Law Center Students Repeat top Performance on Texas Bar Exam

Week of November 2 -6, 1998
  • French Consul General to Discuss Euro Currency at UH Law Center
  • UH Superconductivity, Materials Centers Sponsor Science Carnival for Local Fifth-Graders
  • UH Architecture Exhibition to Feature Viennese School Buildings
  • University Eye Institute Promoting Greater Awareness About Diabetic-Related Eye Diseases During National Diabetes Month
  • UH's A. I. Lack Music Master Series Present a Master Class with Violinist Uri Pianka

DECEMBER 1998

Week of December 21 - 23, 1998
  • UH Professor Recognized by Spencer Foundation
  • UH Dean Elected to Board of Texas Business and Education Coalition
  • UH Professors Honored with Faculty Award
  • University of Houston Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Crime Statistics

Week of December 14 - 18, 1998
  • UH Television Pilot to Air on KTBU-The Tube
  • University of Houston Faculty Can Discuss Impeachment Proceedings
  • University of Houston Faculty Can Discuss Military Action In Iraq
  • University of Houston Student (Montere Wuensche) Awarded Law Scholarship
  • University of Houston Student (Anthony Newton) Awarded Law Scholarship
  • Donation to UH Will Fund Robertson Stadium Renovations
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Genetic Malpractice

Week of December 7 - 11, 1998
  • UH Professor Immerses Himself, Students in Cold War Military Secrets

Week of December 1 - 4, 1998
  • News from the College of Business Administration
  • Two UH Optometry Professors to be Honored for Revolutionary Optometric Invention
  • University, Women's Choruses to Perform Under Weber, Novelli Direction at UH
  • UH Rebecca and John J. Moores School of Music presents Collegium Musicum, Ars Lyrica Houston in Concert
  • Mezzo-soprano to Perform Classical Works by Respighi, Purcell, Mahler at UH Moores Opera House
  • UH'S Musical Theatre Wing to Present Excerpts From Four World-Premiere Musicals

JANUARY 1999

Week of January 25 - 29, 1999
  • UH Student Priority Deadline Approaching for Federal Aid
  • UH Joins Forces with HISD to Establish Teachers Institute
  • UH Law Center Ranks Third Nationally in Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • University of Houston Pharmacy Student Wins Competition
  • UH Law Center to Host Israeli Military Judge
  • Anti-Defamation League Presents Training Program on Diversity for UH Law Center Leaders
  • University of Houston Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Genetic Testing and Life Insurance
  • University of Houston Hosts Retrospective of Austrian Architect
  • University of Houston Libraries to Announce First Rockwell Endowed Chair
  • UH Hosts Consistency Management® & Cooperative Discipline State-Wide Conference

Week of January 18 - 22, 1999
  • UH to Honor Compaq CEO Eckhard Pfeiffer
    With 'Quest for Excellence' Award
    Event Raises Record Funds for Scholarships and Faculty Grants
  • UH to Hold 'Trialogue' to Encourage Understanding of World Religions

Week of January 11 - 15, 1999
  • University of Houston Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Cosmetic Surgery for Minors
  • University of Houston Arts Briefs
  • Optometric Educators Expect New Ways of Doing Business During the New Millennium
  • University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute to Host Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler
  • City's First Publicly held tomatis Method Listening Workshop to be Held at UH

Week of January 4 - 8, 1999
  • UH College Creates 'Lactation Station' to Meet Needs of New Mothers Entering Optometric Profession
  • Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble Selected as Semifinalist for 1999 Grammy Award
  • UH College of Optometry Dean to Advise Hong Kong Optometry Department

FEBRUARY 1999


Week of February 22 - 26, 1999
  • Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist to Open UH Research Festival
  • University of Houston Musical Notes
  • UH Asian Law Students Association to Host Civil Rights Speaker
  • Carolyn Farb Shares Successful Secrets and Talks About Mega-Project on UH Radio Show
  • UH System Chancellor to Address Fort Bend Chamber About Future of Higher Education
  • University of Houston News Briefs

Week of February 15 - 19, 1999
  • UH Campus Ministries Association Hosts the Complexity of Sexual Identity Colloquium
  • University of Houston Faculty Available to Discuss Jasper, Texas Trial

Week of February 8 - 12, 1999
  • UH Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Continued Treatment for Disabled Premature Infant
  • Convocation to Mark Beginning of HISD, UH Collaborative Effort with Teachers Institute
  • University of Houston Arts Briefs

Week of February 1 - 5, 1999
  • University of Houston Faculty Can Discuss Middle East, Jordanian Monarch
  • UH Mathematician Inducted as a Chevalier in French Légion d'Honneur
  • UH System Supports State, Local Governments in Big Way
  • University of Houston Faculty Experts can Comment on Pending Texas Ban of Self-Help Legal Software
  • University of Houston Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Long-Term Care Incentives

MARCH 1999


Week of March 29 - April 2, 1999
  • U.S. Secretary of Education to Speak at UH Graduation
  • Experimental Evolution Adapts to University of Houston
  • UH Honors College to Host Annual ‘Great Conversation’ Fund-Raiser
  • Special Olympics Texas Looking for UH Volunteers

Week of March 22 - 26, 1999
  • Religious Diversity In Houston: UH Researcher Releases Groundbreaking Study
  • UH Lecture to Focus on Race and the Fourth Amendment
  • UH College of Architecture to Host European Architect
  • UH Graduate School of Social Work Receives $1 Million Grant

Week of March 15 - 19, 1999
  • UH Advisor Earns George Magner Award for Excellence
  • UH Business Professor is Finalist for World Achievement Award
  • UH Architecture College Prepares for "Green Week"
  • UH College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications Briefs
  • Fluor Foundation to Donate $250,000 to UH System’s Fort Bend Campaign
  • UH Business College to Host "Doing Business In India" Conference
  • UH Researchers Find Fear Spreading Among Immigrant Populations

Week of March 8 - 12, 1999
  • UH Law Center to Host Debate On Proposed Legislation Affecting Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Employment
  • UH Graduate School of Social Work Announces New Dean
  • The UH Center for Immigration Research Announces Press Conference to Report Study Results of the Effects of 1996 Immigration And Welfare Acts
  • UH College of Architecture to Continue Popular Summer Program
  • UH to Hold First of Its Kind Two-Day Immigration Conference
  • UH Professor Mark Rothstein Recognized as a "Public Health Hero"
  • UH Health Law Center Web Site Selected as "Most Valuable" By InSite

Week of March 1 - 5, 1999
  • UH Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes Article on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Special Education Mandates
  • UH Law Center to Host International Terrorism Conference
  • University of Houston Faculty Can Discuss, Analyze Possible George W. Bush Presidential Bid
  • UH Physicists Pursue Lighting-Like Mysteries
  • UH College of Business Administration Prepares for Spring Career Day

APRIL 1999


Week of April 26 - 30, 1999
  • Students Chosen for Houston Premedical Academy
  • Black Tie, Shakespearean Garb Dinner to be Held in Honor of Houston Shakespeare Festival Founder
  • Dignitaries to Visit Area Children’s Public Health Clinics
  • UH Conflict Resolution Institute Targets At-Risk Students
  • UH Economist Smith Prepares for Annual Real Estate Symposium

Week of April 19 - 23, 1999
  • First Annual University of Houston Asian American Studies Dinner to be Held
  • UH Underwood Lecture to Address the Impact of Social Programs on Impoverished Families

Week of April 12 - 16, 1999
  • UH Presents 1999 Honorary Doctorate to Elizabeth Dennis Rockwell
  • UH Presents 1999 Honorary Doctorate to James Lee Ketelsen
  • New Superconducting Technology Will Benefit Satellite Industry
  • Quest For Excellence Celebrated by International Corporate and Philanthropic Leadership Compaq CEO Eckhard Pfeiffer Receives UH Award at Record-Breaking Gala


Week of April 5 -  9, 1999
  • UH Quest for Excellence Countdown Begins
  • Dutch Educator to Speak at UH
  • UH Business College Sparks Energy in MBA Program
  • Local Fundraiser Sets New UH Record
  • UH College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communication Briefs

MAY 1999


Week of May 24 - 28, 1999
  • "Street Law" Conference at UH Designed to Give Teachers tools to Show Children Consequences for Their Actions
  • Remaining Competitive in Labor Market Can Be Just a Degree Away
  • Business Students Use Unique UH Program to Launch Online Business
  • UH Law Center Faculty Available to Discuss Supreme Court Decisions

Week of May 17 - 21, 1999
  • Sugar Land Employees Set Sights on Broader Horizons With UH System at Fort Bend College Courses
  • Texas Casa, Inc. Wins Prestigious UH Law Center Ator Award
  • University of Houston’s Hispanic Student Body Achieves Success

Week of May 10 - 14, 1999
  • UH Students Receive State-of-the-Art Surveying Equipment
  • Former Houston Mayor Lanier to Discuss Politics with Secondary Education Teachers During UH Seminar
  • UH Music School’s Director Chooses Not to Seek Re-election
  • New HFAC Dean Says He Will Cultivate Other Treasures
  • UH Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel And Restaurant Management to Host National Chef Competition
  • UH’s Literary Heritage Project Affords Scholars Access to U.S. Edition of First Chicano Novel
  • UH Historian, Artist Named Moores University Scholars
  • UH College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communication Briefs
  • From the Banana Republic to Land of Opportunity: In search of the American Dream
  • University of Houston Arte Público Press’ Long-Awaited
    Spanish Language Edition of Critically Acclaimed Novel Now Available
  • U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project Releases Landmark Poetry Collection
  • A Trek Through the 1960’s with Quixote
  • Reliant Energy Inc. to Donate Funds toward UH System Creating Futures Campaign
  • Milestone Publication Charts New Paths to Unchallenged Frontiers for Hispanics
  • Arte Público Press’ Romantic Novel Scores touchdown

Week of May 3 - 7, 1999
  • UH’s Blaffer Gallery Director Departing for the West Coast
  • UH Law Center Announces Ator Award Finalists
  • Student Speaker Selected for UH Commencement
  • Chu and Drexler to be inducted into Houston Hall of Fame
  • Bayer Corporation "Donates" Professor to UH
  • Law Professor Mark Rothstein Honored With Prestigious Farfel Award
  • UH Chemist Allan Jacobson Wins Award for Research and Scholarship
  • UH Math Professor Honored with Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship
  • Eighteenth Century UH Scholar Receives Cooper Award for Teaching Excellence
  • UH Announces the Development of Campus ‘Greek Park’
  • Enron presents UH System Teaching Excellence Awards
  • UH College of Business Administration Student Earns Sales Scholarship
  • UH System at Fort Bend Brick Campaign Under Way, Helping Build New Future
  • University of Houston News Briefs
  • UH College of Optometry Professors Named to NIH Study Sections

JUNE 1999

Week of June 28 - July 2, 1999
  • UH Law Experts Can Comment on Recent Supreme Court Decisions
  • UH to Host Texas Science Teacher Summer Institute

Week of June 21 - 25, 1999
  • UH Center for Public Policy to Establish New Economic Institute
  • University of Houston Law Center’s Health Law and Policy Institute Publishes
    Article on Olmstead Disability Decision

Week of June 7 - 11, 1999
  • Art Guys Plate for the Buying at Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum
    of the University of Houston
  • University of Houston News Briefs
  • UH Architecture Professor Leads Team in Awards Sweep

Week of June 1 - 4, 1999
  • UH Professor Pens Book Examining Reagan Presidency
  • Travel Writing Exhibit at UH M.D. Anderson Library Shows 19th Century Appeal

JULY 1999

Week of July 26 - 30, 1999
  • Fort Bend Cougars Award Scholarships

Week of July 19 - 23, 1999
  • UH College of Architecture to Honor Renowned Architect Cesar Pelli at Fifth Annual Blueprint Ball
  • UH Moores School of Music Announces New Addition to Its Preparatory and Continuing Studies Program

Week of July 12 - 16, 1999
  • UH College of Education Graduates Choosing "High-Need" Schools
  • "HealthPathfinder" Links to a World of Online Health Information
  • UH Professor Named to U.S. Health and Human Services Board
  • UH Opens ADHD Clinic
  • David Ashley White Named New Director of the UH Moores School of Music
  • UH Architecture Professors Elected Directors of Rice Design Alliance
  • 1999 Bayou Bucket Game to be Sponsored by Southwestern Bell
  • Rafael Resendez-Ramirez Surrenders; University of Houston Faculty Available for Expert Commentary
  • UH College of Business Administration's A. A. White Institute to Address Conflict Resolution with Palestinian, Israeli Journalists

Week of July 5 -9, 1999
  • UH School of Theatre Snares Another Jewel for Its Crown of Theatrical Marvels
  • UH Law Center to Host Program on Race, Hate and an Attorney’s Role in Representing Clients

AUGUST 1999

Week of August 23 - 27, 1999
  • UH Law Center Symposium Asks, "What’s Race Got to Do With It?"
  • UH System Board of Regents Elects officers for 1999-2000
  • UH Information Systems Research Center Publishes White Paper on
    Managing IT Employees
  • University of Houston Releases Jobs for Graduates Report

Week of August 16 - 20, 1999
  • UH System Regents Approve Record $679 Million Budget for FY 2000, University of Houston Budget Shows Increase
  • UH Archeologists Use Internet to 'Converse' About Southern Plantation Life
  • UH ROTC Welcomes Students Returning From Camp Challenge

Week of August 9 - 13, 1999
  • Portrait Unveiling Scheduled for Slain UH Law Center Alumnus
  • Zimmerman Elected President of UH Law Foundation
  • UH Archeologists Use Internet to 'Converse' About Southern Plantation Life
  • University of Houston Musical Notes
  • 'Arts & Smarts' Featured at University of Houston tour;
    University touted as Cultural Destination Point
  • Former Wall Street Journal Newsman Named UH School of Communication Director

Week of August 2 - 6, 1999
  • UH System Chancellor Keynote Speaker for Annual Scholarship Dinner,
    to Give Update on Creating Futures Campaign
  • Two UH Law Center Professors Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants
  • University of Houston Center for Public Policy Prepares for a New Era
  • A. A. White Dispute Resolution Institute at UH Plans "Managing Conflict in the Church*" Seminar
  • UH College of Optometry Professor Working to Develop New Instrument
    That Will Better Diagnose Retinal Disease

SEPTEMBER 1999

Week of September 27 - October 1, 1999

  • UH Colleges offer Free Flu Shots and Vision Screenings
  • UH Establishes New Center, Names Longtime HISD Board Member as Director
  • UH Cullen College of Engineering Hosts High School Design Contest
  • Texas Instruments, TI Foundation Pledge $300,000 for UH System; Donation Caps Fundraising to Build New Sugar Land Facility
  • Texas Instruments, TI Foundation Pledges Final Funds
    to Complete Creating Futures $11 Million Goal
  • UH Professor Mark Rothstein Named to Department of Health
    and Human Services Public Advisory Board
  • U.S. Education Leaders and Researchers Converge On UH Campus
    to Discuss School Safety
  • UH College of Business Administration to Host Fall Career Day Event Coincides with Release of Class Profile Studies
  • Nappy Hair Author to Give Lecture at UH
  • Arte Público Press Announces NEA Grant

Week of September 20 - 24, 1999
  • UH Researchers Find Students Benefit from Retention vs. Social Promotion in Texas
  • UH to Develop Curriculum in New Psychology Specialty
  • Interim Dean Named for UH College of Technology
  • 1999 Arturo Monsanto Latin Folk Festival, Pacífico Beauty Pageant to be Held at University Center
  • Former White House Drug Czar to Speak at UH

Week of September 13 - 17, 1999
  • New Engineering Program at UH Welcomes First Students
  • Accountancy and Taxation Professor Named Interim Dean of UH College of Business Administration
  • UH to Host 1999 Chopin Piano Competition Winner
  • UH Researchers Find Obesity Prevalent Among Impoverished Mexican-American Children
  • UH Establishes New Center, Names Longtime HISD Board Member as Director
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to Hear Oral Arguments at UH Law Center
  • Vietnam Veterans' Moving Wall Coming to UH in November

Week of September 6 - 10, 1999
  • OrchestraX to Present Shakespearean Benefit Concert
  • UH GSSW Announces the Jenkins Community Speakers Series
  • Shay to Deliver Lecture At UH About Vietnam War Veterans Suffering From  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • UH Optometry Professor's Research Focuses on Restoring Vision in Patients Afflicted with Retinal Diseases
  • Mexican PRI Legislators to Visit University of Houston Law Center

Week of September 1 - 3, 1999
  • University of Houston Musical Notes
  • UH Honors College to Host Two-Day Conference About Religion, Evil, Morality: 'Encounters with the Dark Side in Public and Private Life'

OCTOBER 1999

Week of October 25 - 29, 1999
  • UH Annual 'Eye Open' tournament Comes to an End with Professor's Retirement
  • Woessner Receives HAO Outstanding Faculty Award
  • UH to Host Seniors in Day-Long College Readiness Conference
  • Barton Smith to Present Annual Houston Economic Symposium
    "Energy and Houston: Are Better Days Ahead?"
  • Vietnam Veterans' Moving Wall Coming to UH in November

Week of October 18 - 22, 1999
  • NBC "Dateline" Correspondent John Hockenberry Headlines
    UH Disability Awareness Week
  • UH Architecture Professor Receives the American Institute of Architects/Houston Educator Award
  • Chief Judge of United States Tax Court to Address Legal Community
  • UH Center for Mexican American Studies to Host Annual 'Noche Cultural'

Week of October 11 - 15, 1999
  • UH Law Center to Explore Intellectual Property Issues on Campus
  • NBC "Dateline" Correspondent John Hockenberry Headlines UH Disability Awareness Week
  • The Houston 100® Ranks Align Solutions Corp. as top Company
  • UH Law Center to Host Discussion on Immigration Policy

Week of October 4 - 8, 1999
  • ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Light:’ UH M.D. Anderson Library to Hold Jose Quintero Exhibit
  • Nationally Acclaimed Photographers Explore End of Life's Journey During
    'Hospice: A Photographic Inquiry'
  • HAO Honors Faculty, Others During UH Homecoming Weekend
  • HAO to Celebrate Its Last Reunion of the Century
    at the Kick-off of UH Homecoming Day Activities
  • HAO Announces UH Homecoming ’99 Game Day Activities
  • Houston Tapped as Educational Leader with Major Federal Funding
  • College of Pharmacy Hosts 7th Annual International Day Celebration

NOVEMBER 1999

Week of November 22 - 24, 1999
  • UH Professor Refutes Conventional Wisdom on This Century’s Scientific, Technological Effects

Week of November 15 - 19, 1999
  • University of Houston Latino Outreach Tip Sheet
  • University of Houston School of Theatre Presents Excerpts From Four World Premiere Musicals
  • University of Houston Receives $4 Million for Technology Center
  • Backgrounder: TLC2 will become an Intellectual Catalyst
  • UH School of Theatre Announces Tenneco Lecture Series, Master Class With Sir Peter Hall
  • 'ART + conTEXT': Twentieth-Century Illustrated Artists Books From the Collection of Russell H. McMains to be Held at Blaffer Gallery
  • UH Unveils World-Class Telecommunications Lab
  • Governor Appoints Three to University of Houston Board of Regents

Week of November 8 - 12, 1999
  • UH Law Professor Publishes Legal Novel Set in Houston; Media Reception to Feature Author, Literary Discussion
  • Free Health Screenings, Program Lectures to be Held During UH Eye Institute Open House

Week of November 1 - 5, 1999
  • UH Librarians Engage in Nonpolitical, Professional Exchange in Cuba
  • READ Commission Honors UH College of Optometry
  • UH College of Optometry to Host Annual Vision Care Symposium
  • Contemporary Reading Series to be Held at M.D. Anderson Library
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for Sugar Land Facility to Bring out Local Public officials
  • UH Researchers Receive $2.3 Million NIH Grant
  • UH Allied Geophysical Laboratory Open House for Society of Exploration Geophysicists

DECEMBER 1999

Week of December 20-23, 1999
  • UH Architecture Students, Alumni Team Wins Trophy
  • Judge Alex Kozinski to Address Legal Community at UH Law Center
  • Alumni Group to Endow Teaching Chair at University of Houston

Week of December 6 - 8, 1999
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute to Host Former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh
  • UH ROTC Team Places 7th in Recent Brigade Ranger Challenge
  • UH College of Architecture Preparing for Design Competition

JANUARY 2000

Week of January 31 - February 4, 2000


Week of January 24 - 28, 2000
  • University of Houston Musical Notes
  • UH Professor Earns TCA Appointment
  • UH Blaffer Gallery Welcomes New Lucian Freud Exhibit
  • University of Houston Legal Institute Receives Funding for Major Research Project

Week of January 17 - 21, 2000
  • UH GSSW Jenkins Community Speakers Series Continues

Week of January 10 - 14, 2000

  • Energy Company Donates $10,000 to University of Houston

Week of January 3 - 7, 2000
  • Local Organization Encourages, Develops New Authors Through Bold, New Partnership With University of Houston
  • Murder of a Young Boy in Small Southern town, Divine Interpretation of Events Focus of New Play at UH

FEBRUARY 2000

Week of February 28 - March 3, 2000
  • Arcstage Design Competition Names "Ground Light" the Winner
  • New UH Art Chair Plans to Raise Department's International Profile
  • UH GSSW Continues Jenkins Community Speakers Series
  • Futures Conference Launches National Social Work Month
  • UH Professor Receives Pomeroy Award
  • North American Consortium on Legal Education Receives Funding for Cross-Border Legal Exchanges
  • Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader to Visit UH to Discuss Consumer Concerns, Politics
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute Announces Plans for First Annual Texas Employer Innovation in Healthcare Award

Week of February 21 - 25, 2000
  • Former Moores School of Music Director to be Honored at Gala
  • Goodrich Named UHCO 1999 Volunteer of the Year
  • UH College of Optometry to offer Free Screenings During 'Save Your Vision' Week
  • UH Professor Only Scholar to Receive 1999 Fellowship in Literature
  • UH Professor to Address Controversy Over Genetically Modified Foods
  • Slamming Car Doors, Honking Horns, Revving Engines Part
    of UH Concert in the Park

Week of February 14 - 18, 2000
  • UH Law Center Dean Stephen Zamora Announces Plans to Step Down
  • UH Law Center to Host District Attorney Candidates’ Forum
  • Three Leading International Scientists Receive Prizes at Houston Superconductivity Conference
  • UH to Host Millennium Conference on Superconductivity
  • What’s ‘Super’ About Superconductivity? World's top Superconductivity Scientists to Give Public Lecture
  • UH College of Architecture Spring 2000 Events
  • UH GSSW Continues Jenkins Community Speakers Series
  • Is the Rodeo Cowboy a Sports Icon?
  • Historic Philanthropic Organization Celebrates 75 Years

Week of February 7 - 11, 2000
  • University of Houston Libraries History Exhibititon Opens
  • University of Houston Musical Notes
  • Bill Jacobson: Portraits, Songs, Thoughts (1992-1998) Blaffer Gallery Presents FotoFest 2000 Artist
  • UH Center for Asian American Studies to Host National Conference
  • UH Launches New Image Campaign
  • UH Introduces Program to Help Low-Income Students Achieve Math and Science Degrees
  • Outdoor Reading Theater at Mark Twain Elementary to Open Tuesday
  • Conference to Reach Out to Community Organizations, Promote Higher Education Opportunities for Minorities

MARCH 2000

Week of March 27 - 31, 2000
  • UH's 'Greatest College Show on Earth' Coming Next Month
  • UH Names Nebraska’s Rapoport New Law Center Dean
  • UH Law Center Student Places First in National Competition
  • UH Law Center Names Charles W. Matthews Alumnus of the Year
  • Drexler to Leave Post as Cougar Head Basketball Coach
  • UH Law Center’s Annual Gala and Auction a "Field of Dreams"
  • UH Seeks Participants for "Governor for a Day" Event April 8th
  • University of Houston Appoints New Technology Dean
  • City of Houston to Recognize "People’s Lawyer" Richard Alderman

Week of March 20 - 24, 2000
  • "Organ Grinder" Livens Up UH College of Architecture Atrium
  • Golf tournament to Benefit UH Cullen College of Engineering
  • From Anthropology to Geophysics:  UH Research and Scholarship Day 2000
  • UH System Receives State Award for Promoting Employee Safety
  • UH Law Center Fields Winning Team, Makes History
  • New Organization Awards Scholarship to UH Student
  • Historic Organization Celebrates 75th Anniversary, Commitment to UH
  • Law Professor Can Comment on Supreme Court Student Fees Decision

Week of March 13 - 17, 2000
  • UH Professor Can Discuss Controversies Over Genetically Modified and Irradiated Foods
  • UH Professor Working on First-of-Its-Kind Project to Document Every Black Slave Who Ever Lived in the State
  • Internationally Renowned UH Scientist Named Distinguished Alumnus
  • UH College of Optometry to Present Seventh Annual Bridwell Invitational Open Golf tournament

Week of March 6 - 10, 2000
  • UH Names Vice Chancellor/Vice President, University Advancement
    Dr. Kathy L. Stafford to join University of Houston from Florida
  • University of Houston Mock Trial Students Win Regional Competition
  • UH Federalist Society Sponsors Lecture by Civil Rights Expert
  • New UH Art Chair Plans to Raise Department's International Profile

APRIL

Week of April 17 - 24, 2000
  • Houston Endowment Inc., The Cullen Foundation Make Lead Gifts for
    Building Campaign for UH M.D. Anderson Library and Honors College
    Richard J.V. Johnson and wife, Belle, Chair Fund Drive
  • Dance Troupe to Perform with UH College of Architecture Exhibit

Week of April 10 - 15, 2000
  • UH GSSW Underwood Lecture to Explore Healthy Children and Adolescents Communities
  • "The ‘Normal‘ Woman: Does She Truly Exist?" UH GSSW to Host The Tenneco Corporation Lecture
  • UH Teachers Institute Works to Ensure Quality Teachers in Classrooms
  • London-Based Architect Zaha Hadid to Present Lecture at UH
  • UH System Regents Approve Fee, Tuition Increases
  • Frontier Fiesta 2000 Little Wrangler Day
  • UHCO Students Take Home top Awards
  • Terrie Sultan Leaves Corcoran to Head UH's Blaffer Gallery
  • Moores School of Music to Receive $50,000 Performing Arts Grant From Cullen Trust  to Support New Opera
  • UH School of Theatre Announces Interviews
  • The Flys to Play Frontier Fiesta 2000
  • UH School of Theatre Announces Auditions
  • UH School of Theatre Presents The Hothouse

Week of April 3 - 7, 2000
  • UH Names Administrator for Information Technology Division
  • UH College of Education Accolades
  • First Awards Made in NIH Effort to Understand How Genes Affect People's Responses to Medicines
  • Play Based on Real-Life Murder of 14-Year-Old Boy Returns
    to UH for Encore Performance
  • "Organ Grinder" Livens Up UH College of Architecture Atrium

MAY 2000

Week of May 22 - 26, 2000
  • International Cultural Event to Take Place at UH
  • Yusuf Islam, Formerly Cat Stevens, Speaks to Overflow Crowd at UH

Week of May 15 - 19, 2000
  • Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center Establishes New Laser Research Programs
  • UH and SVEC Congratulate AOI

Week of May 8 - 12, 2000
  • HISD Superintendent Rod Paige Encourages UH Graduates to "Move Beyond Personal Excellence"
  • University of Houston Commencement Ceremony to be Webcast

Week of May 1 - 5, 2000
  • Yusuf Islam, Formerly Cat Stevens, to Speak at University of Houston
  • University of Houston Prepares for 66th Annual Commencement
  • Ten Students Chosen for Houston Premedical Academy
 

JUNE 2000

Week of June 26 - 30, 2000
  • Supreme Court Rulings Cover Variety of Controversial Issues
  • Enron, Texas Medical Center Receive Healthcare Innovations Awards

Week of June 19 - 23, 2000
  • Water Find Increases Odds of Life on Mars says UH Astrobiologist
  • UH Professors Available to Comment on Developments in Graham Case
  • UH Playwright Collaborates With Pulitzer Prize Winner

Week of June 12 - 16, 2000
  • University of Houston News Briefs
  • UH Shakespeare Globe Centre Stages New Play

Week of June 5 - 9, 2000
  • Greater Houston Hotel and Motel Association Donates to Conrad N. Hilton College
  • A Vision of Alice: Wonderland Through the Eyes of Book Illustrator Barry Moser
  • Professor Raising the Standards for UH Creative Writing Program
  • UH Graduation Speaker a Product of Her Upbringing

JULY 2000

Week of July 31 - August 4, 2000
  • Tip Sheet of the Week

Week of July 24 - 28, 2000
  • "Othello" Accompanies the "Merry Wives of Windsor" to Houston
  • Tip Sheet of the Week
  • Hispanic and Caribbean Studies Expert Named UH Assistant Vice President

Week of July 17 - 21, 2000
  • RedMeteor.com Establishes Scholarships for UH Students
  • UH Receives $1 Million Grant from W.M. Keck Foundation
  • Tip Sheet of the Week

Week of July 3 - 7, 2000
  • UH System Regent Aguirre Earns Career Achievement Award from National Business Fraternity
  • University of Houston Faculty Available for Political Analysis

AUGUST 2000

Week of August 28 - September 1, 2000
  • UH System Regents Approve Record $745 Million Budget for FY 2001

Week of August 20 - 26 2000
  • UH System Board of Regents Approves Naming
    of C.T. Bauer College of Business
  • AIM Co-Founder Bauer Provides $40 Million Gift to
    UH College of Business Administration
  • AIM Co-Founder, UH to Announce Major Relationship

Week of August 14 - 18, 2000
  • UH Law Center, Anti-Defamation League, and Holocaust Museum Sponsor Program on Legal Ethics and the Holocaust


Week of August 7,- 11 2000
  • Tip Sheet of the Week

SEPTEMBER 2000

Week of September 25 - 29, 2000
  • Kennedy to Discuss Dealing With Disability During UH 'Awareness Week 2000'
  • UH System Awards Contract For $11 Million Sugar Land Facility
    Satterfield & Pontikes to Start Construction Next Week; Completion Expected in March 2002
  • Clinton Nemesis Starr to Provide Insights into His Tenure as Independent Counsel at UH Law Center
  • DOE Awards Houston $3.9 Million Grant to Reform Teacher Education
  • National Legal Experts to Debate Death Penalty Procedures at UH Law Center: Presidential Campaign Issue Focus of Inaugural Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton Event Set for Oct. 3

Week of September 18 - 22, 2000
  • UH Faculty Available to Provide Expert Analysis on Energy Issues Outlined in Vice President Gore's Remarks
  • FOCUS OF POST-ELECTION, CENSUS CONFERENCE
    Lanier Public Policy Event at UH to Spotlight Battle for Political Dominance in 2001
  • Legal Ethics Surrounding the Holocaust Focus of UH Law Center, Anti-Defamation League, Holocaust Museum Program

Week of September 11 - 15, 2000
  • University of Houston Libraries Presents Free Reading Series Beginning on Sept. 20
  • Houston Alumni Organization Honors Outstanding Faculty,
    Legacy Scholars and Life Members at Annual Meeting
  • UH Professor, Brookings Director to Examine Gaps in Minority/Majority Education: Dworkin, Loveless to Share Findings on Academic Success in Houston and Texas

Week of September 5 - 8, 2000
  • University of Houston System Regents Elect New officers

OCTOBER 2000

Week of October 30 - November 3, 2000
  • Attorneys Representing ‘Roe,’ ‘Doe’ in Effort to Overturn Landmark Legal Cases to Address UH Law Center Student Meeting
  • Social Work Lecture Targets Ethical Practices in Dealings With Recovered Memory of Trauma Victims
  • University of Houston Main Campus to Reopen tomorrow Morning, Wednesday, Nov. 1
  • UH ONE OF FIRST TEXAS INSTITUTIONS ELECTED TO RESEARCH CONSORTIUM Association Represents Colleges, Universities From 15 Southern States, District of Columbia

Week of October 23 - 27, 2000
  • Dealing with 'Binge Drinking' on Campus Focus of McGovern Annual Award Lecture
  • Shakespearean Theater Legend Church to Bring
    ‘Bit of Mystery’ to University of Houston Performance
  • Chances of Striking it Rich Through Lotteries and Game Shows Feature of British Mathematician Stewart's UH Lecture
  • Carlos Monsanto Named to Board of Directors at Career and Recovery Resources, Inc
  • Houston-Area Law Schools Sponsor Legal Education Admission Seminar
  • Renowned Evolutionist to Deliver Inagural Farfel Lecture at University of Houston
  • University of Houston Receives $2 Million From EPA to Develop Air Quality Forecasting Model

Week of October 16 - 20, 2000
  • UH Red-and-White Homecoming Tradition Still Kickin' Since Post-War Year 1946
  • UH Law Center Student Organization to Host District Attorney Candidates' Forum
  • Bauer College Professor: Market Gyrations Result of Short-Term Angst Over What Other Investors Might Do Rather Than Fundmental Values
  • RECRUITMENT LAUNCHED FOR LELAND CONGRESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
    UH Center for Public Policy Seeks College Students to Spend a Semester in Nation’s Capitol in Spring 2001
  • National School Reform Experts to 'Grade' HISD
    Conference to Provide First Major Review of an Urban School District
  • National Scholars to Examine Link Between Immigration and Religion at Houston Conference

Week of October 9 - 13, 2000
  • College Bowl Prep: Students Need Trivia Mastery to Represent University in Regional tournament
  • Assessing the Progress of Reform of Houston's Public Schools Focus of Conference at UH Hilton, Oct. 23-24
  • Mixing 'Slime,' Balloon-Powered Racing Cars Highlight 'Science is Fun' Fair at UH on Oct. 21

Week of October 2 - 6, 2000
  • $11 Million Federal Grant Funds Research Program to Maximize
    Educational Achievement of Spanish-speaking School-aged Children
  • Disabilities That You Don't Have, Others Do

NOVEMBER 2000

Week of November 27 - December 1, 2000
  • Fluor Corporation Completes $250,000 Gift for New Uh Sugar Land Facility
    Construction is Already Underway; Completion Expected in March 2002
  • UH Wellness Center Drives ‘Crash Course’ on Dui Dangers;
    One More Lesson Before the Semester Ends
  • UH Researchers Earn NSF ‘Early Career Development’ Awards
    Assistant Professors Bittner, Kakadiaris Cited Among top Performing Scientists
  • Pioneering UH Law Center Professor Recognized
    Rigorous Scholarly Approaches And Solid Leadership Stand Above The Rest
  • TCSUH Scientist Among World's Most Cited Research Authors
  • Cougar World AIDS Day: UH Wellness Center to Deliver Wake-Up Call to Student Body
  • Population Shift From Northeast to Florida, Texas, California Could Result in Next Major Political Battleground
  • UH Law Student Returns From the Hague With Insight on Kyoto Details

Week of November 20 - 24, 2000
  • Night of Honor: Houston Alumni Organization Pays Tribute to Celebrated Seven at 51st Annual Black Tie Affair
  • Visionary Media Room at UH From 1979 Revived for 21st Century Use
    College of Architecture to Unveil Allen Teleport 2000 on Dec. 1
  • Weekend Double Victory Catapults UH Law Center Into Statewide Spotlight
    UH Blocks UT’s Fourth Annual Win; Clutches State Championship
  • UH Law Student Hits the Hague for Thanksgiving to Decide on Kyoto Details
    Global Environmental Action Unites World Leaders and Selected Students at U.N. Convention
  • Tip Sheet: Photo Op: Law Center Students All “Wrapped-Up”, Will Florida Election Battle Result in Greater Turnout of ‘Future’ Voters?
  • Chu to Head Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Appointment Expands UH Reach
    Renowned Superconductivity Researcher to Continue Groundbreaking Efforts in Houston

Week of November 13 - 17, 2000
  • Smith Forecast: Houston 'Boom' Faces Long-term Infrastructure Challenges
    But City’s Economy Will ‘Clearly’ Outpace National Economy in 2001 and Probably 2002
  • Partisan Redistricting Battle Forecast for 2001 in Wake of Population Shift
    National Conference in December at UH to Preview Impact of Census, Election Results on Struggle for Political Power
  • UH Vice President Arthur Vailas Named to Research Consortium Board
  • Dismissal Agreement Keeps Superconductivity Patent With UH's Chu
    Federal Judge Approves Move By University of Houston, University of Alabama–Huntsville to End Legal Battle
  • Next Political Battleground – Redistricting, Lanier, Murray to Outline National Conference
  • Tip Sheet: Annual Houston Area Economic Forecast Set for Thursday, Nov. 16, Election Laws

Week of November 6 - 10, 2000
  • One Veteran's Ultimate Sacrifice Leads to Perpetual Memorial
    Texas Family Honors Legacy Through Four UH Scholarships
  • UH Law, History Faculty Available to Analyze Presidential ‘Cliffhanger’
  • State Rep. Maxey to Provide Insight into Major Issues on the Agenda for Upcoming Texas Legislative Session
  • Suspect Identified in Sexual Assault Case
  • UH Law Group, 'Shape' Join Forces on Election Day to Transport Elderly, Underprivileged to Polls
  • Election Tip Sheet

DECEMBER 2000

Week of December 18 - 22, 2000
  • Nonprofits get serious about organizational practices
    UH CORE Program Measures Development; Rewards Success
  • National Dramatist Lucas to Honor Life And Vision
    of Martin Luther King, Jr. In One-Man Show At UH Reception
  • French Election Increases International Recognition for UH Professor
    National Academy of Technology Membership Latest European Honor for Glowinski
  • UH Launches ‘Newsroom’ As Online Resource For Media Outlets;
    Faculty ‘Experts’ Guide, Webcasts of Major Events top Features
  • University Closes For Holiday Break; Media Relations Staff Available

Week of December 11 - 15, 2000
  • Award Challenges Authors to Create For Hispanic Youth
    Bankruptcy Law Changes Approved - Vote Indicates Clinton Veto Could Be Overridden

Week of December 4 - 8, 2000
  • Could Florida Verdict End Presidential Election Contest?
  • Chu to Contribute to National Millennium Time Capsule
    Renowned UH Superconductivity Expert Takes Part in Capsule Closing
  • Live Webcast of ‘Power Shift’ Conference on Friday from University of Houston
  • Leading Academicians, Journalists to Outline National Political Landscape
    UH Center for Public Policy Conference on Dec. 8 to Shape Redistricting Dialogue for Lawmakers in 2001
  • Power Shift’: National Conference on Redistricting, Census Set for Friday, Dec. 8
    UH Wellness Center Drives ‘Crash Course’ on Dui Dangers, Tuesday, Dec. 5

JANUARY 2001

Week of January 1 - 5, 2001

  • Physicist Unites Art and Science; University of Houston Farfel Distinguished Lecture

Week of January 8 - 12, 2001

  • Former O.J. Defense Attorney Scheck to Talk About
    'Wrongful Convictions' During National Law Course at UH
  • Student of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Honors His Life And Vision In One-Man Show
  • Local Students Take on Congress
    Interns Help Shape Public Policy in Washington, D.C.
  • New UH Health Law Institute Director Outlines 2001 Agenda
    Bobinski Launches Development of Projects to Address Policy Problems and Reach Solutions
  • Eyewitness ID Expert Lectures As Texas Escapes Evade Capture

Week of January 16 - 19, 2001

  • Up-And-Coming Writers Share Their Poetry and Prose
  • UH Students to Show Practical Side of Research at Capitol Event
  • Prevention of Reading Problems, DNA Structure, New Scientific Application Highlight of Program
  • Texas Tier 1 - Research Excellence Funding - Will Benefit Entire State

Week of January 22 - 26, 2001

  • UH Graduate School of Social Work Comes to Corpus Christi to offer
    Local Residents Master's Degree Program
  • Inner-city Teacher Turnover Rate Reduced Through UH Program
  • Bush Education Plan Makes Headlines; UH Experts Available to Discuss Details
  • President Bush Reveals Education Plan
    UH Faculty Available to Discuss Vouchers, Illiteracy, Testing, Funding
  • Bioethics in Question; Cloning Human Embryos Now Legal in Britain
  • UH Law Center Mexican Legal Studies Program Receives $8 Million Endowment
  • UH Experts Available to Analyze Bush's Education Reform Plans
    Workplace Diversity is Focus of Professor's Special Lecture

FEBRUARY 2001

Week of January 29 - February 2, 2001

  • Shadows of Slavery and Abolition continue to Darken History;
    National Authors, Scholars Shine Light on Issues of Past and Present
  • Renowned Professor Discusses Relationship of Science and the Humanities
  • Improvisational Play Warns of Dangers in Drug Culture

Week of February 5 - February 9, 2001

  • Diversification of Engineering Work Force Focus of Cullen College Event; “Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day” to Bring 5th Graders to Campus
  • UH Society of Black Engineers Encourages Promising Career for Teens During Campus ‘Shadow Day’
  • UH to Host Istanbul Stock Exchange Delegation
  • ‘New Era’ In Oil, Gas, Power Focus of Bauer College Energy Institute Program; DOE, International Organizations and Multinational Energy Companies Supporting Two-Week Course in May
  • Houston Shakespeare Festival and Children’s Theatre Festival Hold Auditions
  • UH Assistant Professor Ben-Gad: Sharon Victory Could Be Short-Lived:
    Divided Israeli Parliament Could Mean New Elections by End of Year
  • Bush Tax Cut Only Makes Sense for Social Security Reform;
    Helen Thomas to Speak on Presidential Ethics
  • Internationally Acclaimed Chinese Artist Holds Special Showing
  • Legal Education Influence on Presidential Behavior Focus of White House Correspondent Thomas Lecture at UH

Week of February 12 - February 16, 2001

  • UH School of Theatre Presents Chekhov Classic, "The Three Sisters"
  • UH Charter School Fourth; Fifth Grade 'Producers' and 'Actors'
    Raise the Curtain on Their Strega Nona Opera
  • Renowned UH Playwright Premieres Original Work;
    "La Bakair" Highlights Black History Month
  • Major Players in Civil Rights Movement Examine Racism, Past and Present; Panel Discussion Marks Black History Month
  • UH Researchers Establish Link Between Border Deaths and U.S. Immigration Policy
  • Family Tradition Sets Foundation for Dedicated Career in Education; Williams-Smith, New UH Associate Dean, Opens Her Heart and Shares the Value of Literacy
  • First Anniversary: Cougar Campaign Strengthens UH Image;
    Popular Advertising Program Has Campus, City, Corporations Clamoring for More Time with Shasta

Week of February 19 - February 23, 2001

  • Area Educators Discuss Strategy for Health, Wellness on College Campuses
    University of Houston-Led Consortium Begins Process for Helping Students
  • UH Alum Wins Big On Jeopardy!; Plans On Sharing His New-Found Wealth
  • Houston History Takes On A Modern Twist; New UH Website Features
    Historic Texas Postcards, Bringing Rare Materials to Many
  • Campus Drug, Alcohol Prevention Focus of UH Wellness Center Health Consortium
  • Disease Prevention Goal of Space-Related Research by UH Biochemist
  • Asthma Research at UH to Explore Social, Environmental Influences on Illness;Project to Explore the Experiences, Perceptions and Words of Those Affected by the Disease
  • Research Into Understanding Turbulence - Pursuit of Order in Disorder - Earns UH Professor Hussain Election to National Academy of Engineering
  • Tipsheet: Children's Defense Fund Founder Focuses on Child Health;
    UH Students Celebrate Black History Month with Unity and Art

Week of February 26 - March 2, 2001

  • Effects of Seismic Anisotropy on Exploraton, Exploitation
    Focus of 2001 Dobrin Memorial Lecture at UH
  • Social Issues on Front Burner for National Counseling Psychologists Meeting in Houston
  • UH Geologists Available to Provide Commentary on Seattle Quake
  • Weightless Wonders Await UH Students Set to Fly on NASA Plane
    ‘Lucky’ Crew Faces Challenge of Recording Experiment,
    Hanging on to Lunch In Zero-G Flights
  • From Domesticity to Daredevils, UH Examines the Lives of Women
    Complexity Research Earns Prestigious Fellowship for UH Physicist; Bassler Among Outstanding Scientists Recognized by Sloan Foundation

MARCH 2001

Week of March 5 - 9, 2001

  • Houston’s Most Prominent Women Share Stories And Ideas;“Table Talk” Marks Women’s Month
    Talented Houston Performers Could Be Broadway Bound; UH School of Theatre Holds Two Major Auditions
    UH Behavioral Experts Say Teen Violence Could Be Based On Desire to Belong: Hard to Identify Potential Copycat offender

Week of March 12 - 16, 2001

  • U. S. Ban On European Meat Imports: Necessary Public Policy Or Governmental Overreaction?
    Impact of Immigration On U.S. Social Policy Focus of National Symposium ‘Families In Crisis’
    UH to Join March of Dimes In WalkAmerica Event; Team Leaders Looking for Volunteers to Step Up to The Challenge
    Ex-INS Commissioner to Address ‘Families In Crisis’ Symposium at UH Law Center; Career Highs, Lows Focus of UH Women's Studies 'Table Talk' Program

Week of March 19 - 23, 2001

  • Condition of Children’s Health Care In U.S. Focus of Health Law and Policy Institute Debate
  • Students, Staff Shine in UH Theatre/Alley Collaboration; Players Relish Opportunity to Work With Pros
  • Future Impact of Studies, Programs At UH to Highlight Annual
    ‘Research Day’ Activities
  • Community Symposium: Immigration and Families, 'Families in Crisis' this Friday
  • Fed Interest Rate Cut: How Will The Decision Affect U.S. And International Economies And Markets?
  • UH Proposing Industry, Academia Research Consortium to Battle Area’s Environmental Concerns

Week of March 26 - 30, 2001

  • 'Images' Returns to Airwaves On UH Newsroom Website; 18-Year-Old Community Affairs, Issues Show Available For Rebroadcast
  • Manson Prosecutor, “Helter Skelter” Author Bugliosi to offer Critique
    of O.J. Trial Mishaps
  • ‘Taste of The Old West’ Highlights Frontier Fiesta Weekend Festival;
    UH Celebrates Unique Tradition With Living History, Live Entertainment

APRIL 2001

Week of April 2 - 6, 2001

  • Evolution of Latino Filmmakers, Influence On Hollywood
    Focus of Center For Mexican American Studies Conference
  • Work On DNA Structure Taps Potential of Biotechology; Applications
    Developed By UH Researchers Could Make Genetic
    Diagnosis of Disease Cheaper, More Practical
  • CBS Announcer Jim Nantz to Deliver UH Commencement Address,
    Alumnus to Speak May 11 at University of Houston
  • Health, Intellectual Property Institutes Transform UH Law Center;
    Peers From Across U.S. Recognize Excellence of Grad Programs’
    Ability to Prepare Students for Future Careers
  • Tipsheet: Former Manson Prosecutor to Speak at UH Law Center Event; UH School of Theatre Opens Collaborative Play With Alley
  • Health Fair to Bring Screening, Services to Blackshear Elementary Community

Week of April 9 - 13, 2001

  • Building Blocks of Power By Politics Focus of Social Justice Leader Cort Presentation
  • Neal Lane to Join Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston (TCSUH) Advisory Board
  • top International Design Award For Disabled Goes to UH Professor, Students; Chicago-based Competition Encourages Innovation to Improve Lives of People With Physical, Mental Disabilities

Week of April 16 - 20, 2001

  • Guiding Students toward Goals Earn City Hall Veteran Sanchez, Houston Photographer Thayer Distinguished Alumni Awards
  • Construction Begins On New $50 Million State-of-The-Art Community Rec, Wellness Center at UH
  • Public Policy, Ethics of Legally Assisted Dying Focus of Hemlock Society Director Girsh’s Lecture at UH
  • American Indian Activist, Actor Russel Means to Receive Honor From University of Houston
  • New UH System At Cinco Ranch offers More Classes Without The Commute
  • University Eye Institute offers Professional Courtesy For Area Higher Education Students And Employees

Week of April 23- 27, 2001

  • Chu to Be Honored Among Modern Technology Leaders With Fritz Medal
  • Bionic Eye’ to Help Combat Retinal Blindness In Test Phase; UH, UT Health Science Center Researchers Preparing for Trial Implants on Human Patients
  • UH Institute to Expose Houston’s ‘Can Do’ Urban Youth to Educational,
    Career Possibilities
  • UH to Recognize Business Leader, National Broadcaster With Highest Honor; C.T. “Ted” Bauer, Jim Nantz to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2001 Commencement Ceremony
  • Who Will Lead Houston Through 21st Century Focus of Rockwell Leadership Forum Program
  • Tipsheet: UH System at Cinco Ranch Class offerings; Mayoral Candidate Sanchez, Photographer Thayer to Be Honored; Forum Focus: Who Will Guide Houston Through 21st Century

Week of April 30-May 4, 2001

  • Bauer College of Business Breaks Ground On New Facility;
    Fritz Medal Puts Chu In Company of Edison, Bell, Wright
  • AIM Center For Investment Management Groundbreaking Set At UH Bauer College of Business

MAY 2001

Week of April 30-May 4, 2001

  • Spreading ‘Ingenuity:’ Radio Show Host Lienhard Establishes Endowment At UH; Annual Scholarship Created to ‘Keep Those Minds Working’ In Higher Education Setting
  • Sledgehammer Used to Launch Construction of Aim Center At Bauer College
  • International Optometry Organization Taps UH Dean As Board Member
  • Bauer College of Business Breaks Ground On New Facility; Chu Heads to Washington, D.C. to Receive
  • AIM Center For Investment Management Groundbreaking Set At UH Bauer College of Business

Week of May 7-11, 2001

  • Class of 2001: More Than 5,600 Graduates Earn Degrees From UH
    Job Prospects Encouraging For Newly-Minted Prospective Employees
  • ‘New Era’ Oil, Gas Program Unites Energy Delegates For International Change; Multinational Companies Attend UH Bauer College Energy Institute Two-Week Course
  • UC-Irvine Professor to Discuss Improving Air Quality Modeling At UH Seminar
  • Love of Teaching Apparent As UH Honors Outstanding Educators; Professors Recognized For Impact On Students, Learning Environment
  • Zeal For Service Cited As Michael A. Olivas Receives top UH Faculty Honor; Professor Honored For Community Advocacy, Teaching Prowess And, Legal Scholarship
  • Smith Forecast: Suburban Growth Continues Unabated Despite Inner-City Revival; Houston In Harmony With Real Estate Market For Now, Appreciation Strongest Since Early ‘80s
  • From Cleaning Houses to Graduating With Honors, Life Changes For UH Student; 50-Year-Old, Single Mother Diane Morrow Taking Lessons Learned Into Teaching Career
  • Spreading ‘Ingenuity:’ Radio Show Host Lienhard Establishes Endowment at UH; Annual Scholarship Created to ‘Keep Those Minds Working’ In Higher Education Setting
  • From Barrio Courts to Halls of Academia, No Regrets For Ph.D Novelist; Championship Basketball Career At UH Changed Life For “Lupe” Lopez
  • CBS Announcer Jim Nantz to Deliver UH Commencement Address
    Weddington to Deliver UH Law Center Commencement

Week of May 14-18, 2001

  • Nuclear Power Plants Are Essential, Says UH Energy Institute Head of Bush Energy Plan That Advocates Nuclear Power
  • New Computational Model of Houston Area Air Under Construction At UH; Researchers Leading Collaboration to Assist in More Accurate Prediction of Ozone Concentrations

Week of May 21-25, 2001

  • Houston Actors Test top U.S. Lawyers’ Skills In Family Law,
    Custody Issue Mock Trials
  • Bush Push For Conservative Agenda Hits Wall With Senator's Defection,
    UH Prof Says
  • Mermaids, Dragons, Princes Featured in 23rd Season of Houston Area Children's Theatre Festival At UH
  • Transforming Moments, Memories Featured On New
    UH 75th Anniversary Web Site
  • Community Service Earns UH First Lady Special Recognition
    at Annual Staff Appreciation Ceremony
  • Outstanding UH Staff Recognized For Contributions to Learning Environment

JUNE 2001

Week of May 28-June 1, 2001

  • Salt May Hold The Key to Predicting Hurricanes Power; UH-Developed Measurement Instrument to Fly On NWS Planes During 2001 Season
  • Passage of Tier 1 Funding Will Help Bolster UH Academic, Research Growth;
    UH System Gets $100 Million in Tuition Revenue Bond Projects;
    $37 Million Biennium Appropriations Increase
  • Roundball Champ's Memorabilia Archived; Children's Summer
    Theatre Festival Launches New Season

Week of June 4-8, 2001

  • Jeffords Affiliation With Democrats Could Influence Voting Record;
    Likely That Independent-Minded Vermont Senator Will Join Democratic Way of Thinking
  • Cougars Walk The Extra Mile to Stomp Out Birth Defects;
    UH Sponsored Walkamerica Exceeds Goal; Raises $3.4 Million For March of Dimes

Weeks of June 11-22, 2001

  • UH Main Campus Reopens Monday, June 15; Summer Classes to Resume
    Power, Phone Service Restored to 70 Percent of Buildings as Clean-Up Efforts Continue
  • Despite Flood, The Show Must Go On:
    Children's Theatre Festival Reschedules Bock Musical
  • Business Assistance Available to Flood Victims From UH Small Business Development Center
  • UH Eye Institute Re-opens For Patient Care Wednesday
  • Houston Must Address Future Downtown Flooding Issue
    UH Professors Explain Downtown Hit Hardest Because of Architectural Needs
  • UH Law Center Summer Classes to Resume Wednesday, June 13

Week of June 25-29, 2001

  • Finding The “Perfect” Mate May Involve A Change In Attitude;
    UH Study Shows Beliefs About Relationships Matter More Than You Think
  • Bauer College of Business at UH Names Interim Dean:
    Arthur D. Warga to Take Post Effective July 1
  • Law Enforcement Veteran Named Police Chief At University of Houston;
    Robert B. Wilson Jr. to Join UH Department on July 23
  • Students, Faculty, Staff Hurt By Storm to Receive Helping Hand From UH Community
  • New Senior Writer Joins UH office of External Communications
  • Effects From Tropical Storm Allison Force Cancellation of Blaffer Gallery Summer Exhibitions

JULY 2001

Week of July 2-6, 2001

  • Medical Center Aches For Blood Donations, UH to Help;
    Cougars Assist St. Luke’s In Upcoming Blood Drive
  • ‘Monuments, Mills, Missile Sites’: HAER Traveling Exhibit Visits UH;
    Related Lectures On City Restoration Projects, Tall Buildings Launch National touring Show
  • ‘IMAGES': Law Students Learn The Ropes While Helping the Poor

Week of July 9-13, 2001

  • Next Generation Scientists Learn Ropes During Summer Program;
    top Flight Undergraduates Contribute to Cutting-Edge Research Projects at UH
  • Medical Quarters In Mexico Feature Flair From Houston High Schoolers;
    Program Provides Aspiring Architects Creative Opportunities to Showcase Design Skills
  • Broadway Composer Turns Mythical Slayer Into Magical Singer
  • Conflicting Interests Will Drive Energy Debate In Congress: UH Expert

Week of July 16-20, 2001

  • UH tops At Solving Students’ Financial Aid Needs
  • UH Community Comes together to Provide Relief After the Storm
  • Nightlights Exonerated In The Case of Childhood Nearsightedness
  • Dragon Sings Broadway Style In Children's Summer Theatre;
    Houston Teens Discover The Art of Giving - Design Mexico Medical Housing
  • Verona Goes Vogue: Houston Shakespeare Festival Draws On Fashion Forward Lifestyle

Week of July 23-27, 2001

  • New $17.7 Million On-Campus Residence Complex Set to Open At University of Houston
  • Logically Speaking, University of Houston Students Rule Awards Competition;
    Four Cougars Earn Scholarships From Prestigious International Education Foundation
  • Technological Advances Enhance Life Span, UH Economics Professor Contends;
    DeGregori’s New Book Explores How Misinformation often Leaves Mistaken Impression of Food Safety
  • ‘IMAGES’: Legal Impressions – Lawyers Portrayal In Films and Professional Responsibilities

AUGUST 2001

Week of July 30-August 3, 2001

  • Supervisors, Managers Target Of UH Skill Sharpening Program;
    Continuing Education Course Work Will Result in Certificate
  • 'IMAGES': More Intensive Interplay Between Researchers, Urban Educators Critical To Improving Schools, UH Dean Says

Week of August 6-10, 2001

  • Legal Commentary On Stem Cell Research Available from UH Health Law, Policy Institute Director Bobinski
  • Science Writer Joins UH External Communications Team;
    College of Engineering Expands Communication Department
  • Science Is Not Ready’ For Human Cloning; Health Law,
    Policy Institute Director Bobinski
  • 'IMAGES': Party Affiliation No Guarantee of Congressional
    Success For Bush Agenda, Political Scientist Says

Week of August 13-17, 2001

  • Abramson Elected Chair of UH System Board of Regents;
    Officers For FY 2002 Include McDavid as Vice Chairman, Smith as Secretary
  • UH System Regents Approve Record $805 Million Budget For FY 2002;
    Storm Recovery, Wellness Center Construction Major Contributors
    to Increase in Expenditures
  • NASA To Award UH Dean Public Service Medal
  • From Devastation To Restoration: UH Makes Gains In Storm Recovery Efforts;
    Creation of Classroom ‘Villages,’ Rebuilding Campus Structures Prepares University for Fall Semester
  • Storm Drainage Issues Top Engineering Forum At UH
  • Futuristic Design Brings Learning Outdoors For Local Children
  • Leland Internship Founding Director Retires After 20 Years;
    Donald Robinson Invested Energy, Leadership Into Program
    For UH, TSU Students
  • 'IMAGES': Living Theater Essential Ingredient To Child Creativity, Says UH Professor, Renowned Director

Week of August 20-24, 2001

  • Astronaut Dunbar To Deliver Honors College Convocation
  • Bauer Students Power Up Their Studies; 100 Students Are Awarded IBM Laptops
  • Cougar First Impressions, UH Staff Serve To Ease First-Time Students’ Fall Semester Anxieties
  • UH Puts A Wild New Face On Campus Shuttles

Week of August 27-30, 2001

  • Storm Seminar To Review Lessons Learned From Allison; Local, State, Federal Officials to Join Engineers at UH for Discussion of Summer’s Catastrophic Event
  • 'IMAGES': Healing the Psyche As Important As Healing the Body Of Cancer Patients, UH Professor And Cancer Survivor Finds

SEPTEMBER 2001

Week of September 3-7, 2001

  • New Chair Named For UH Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • Virtual Teams, See-Through Concrete, Sickle Cell: New Research At UH;
    Faculty Members for 2001-02 Help Strengthen Institution as Leading Urban University
  • New Microsoft Ruling Spells Trouble for Many in Tech Industry: UH Expert
  • UH Awards First Farb, Pfeiffer Scholarships; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Students Benefit From New Program
  • Filling A Pipeline: Guinness, Glazer’s, Gallo Joining Forces With University Of Houston
  • Award Winning Author Seeks To Share Broadway Secrets; Edward Albee Workshop Guides Playwrights to Successful Careers
  • Salman Rushdie Kicks Off UH/Inprint Houston Reading Series
  • HP And Compaq Both Win In Merger: UH Expert
  • UH Names Leckonby Interim Athletic Director;
    University Launches Search Effort for Permanent Replacement to Gladchuk

Week of September 10-14, 2001

  • Economic, Constitutional Law, Energy Industry Developments In Aftermath Of Terrorist Attacks Topics Covered By UH Faculty
  • UH Main Campus to Close From Noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14
  • UH, UGA Cancel Football Game; UH Cancels All Sporting Events Until Monday
  • ‘Remembrance And Unity’ Concert At UH To Honor Victims Of New York City, Washington, D.C. Terrorist Attacks
  • Red & White Ball Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Celebrations
  • UH Expands Faculty Resources for Analysis, Commentary On Terrorist Attacks In New York, Washington, D.C.
  • University of Houston, UH System Campuses Remain Open Sept. 11
  • Faculty Members From University of Houston Available to Comment On Events In New York, Washington, D.C.
  • Hurricane Expert To Speak At Storm Seminar

Week of September 17-21, 2001

  • 75th Anniversary At UH To Salute Cullen Family, Community Connections; Celebration Begins at ‘Red and White Ball”; Enrollment Grows from 230 to 52,224 Students Systemwide
  • Irish Studies Colloquium Brings Together Experts On Gender And Sexuality;
    UH English Department Presents Forum Free And Open To Public
  • Temporary Stands For UT Game At Robertson Stadium To Be Dismantled;
    UH President Smith Determines Safety Of Fans Paramount; Hofheinz To Host Ticketholders
  • Academic Freedom Threatened By Rising Cost Of Higher Education, Says UH Professor Of Law
  • ‘Remembrance And Unity’ Concert At UH Accessible Live Via Webcast
  • UH Prof Sheds Light on International, Constitutional Law Regarding Military Action, Resolution in Response to Attack

Week of September 24-28, 2001

  • Faculty ‘Experts’ On Bioterrorism, Tall Buildings, Financial Markets, Counterterrorism Added To UH Resources For News Media
  • UH Professors Earn Awards for Teaching, Community Service;
    UH Educators Recognized By El Paso Foundation and Texas Executive Women
  • UH System Fall Semster Preliminary Enrollment Hits Record 52,379;
    Influx Of First-Time Students, Transfers Push Figures For Main Campus To Highest Level In Nearly A Decade
  • NAACP, Center For Individual Rights To Debate; Affirmative Action In Higher Education At UH Law Center
  • Mississippi Judge To Reveal Details Of Investigation, Reprosecution Of Civil Rights Murder Trial
  • Salary Survey Shows UH Grads Among Tops In Salary For Business Engineering;
    Job Offers for Civil and Electrical Engineering, Management Information Systems Lead the Way
  • Writers Share Talents of Poetry and Prose
  • 'IMAGES': New Climate for Learning Can Boost Classroom Discipline, Reduce Teacher Shortage, Says School Reform Pioneer 'IMAGES': New Climate for Learning Can Boost Classroom Discipline, Reduce Teacher Shortage, Says School Reform Pioneer

OCTOBER 2001

Week of October 1-7, 2001

  • Edward Albee Playwright Workshop Deadline Pushed Back to October 19
  • $1.86 Million Awarded To UH For Implementing State Curriculum; College of Technology Faculty to Develop Resources For Teachers
  • Houston Business, Education and Community Leaders to Examine Impact of Quality In Higher Education
  • Project Management Conference Offers Tips For Business Success;
    Presentations, Workshops to Address Information Technology Challenges, Opportunities
  • Cruiser ‘Houston’ Sails Into Uncharted Waters of the Web
  • A Glimpse Into Houston’s Power Community: UH’s Murray Featured Speaker At Women’s Networking Group
  • UH Launches New Wine and Spirits Institute With Support From Beverage Industry
  • ‘Think Ability’ Highlight Of Disability Awareness Week At UH Oct. 22-26 Events to Demonstrate How Disabled Students Successfully Complete Education
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - Border Deaths Remain a Threat Unless Migrant Tide Addressed; Video - Drainage Forum
  • Homecoming Week Activities Brings Out ‘Cougar Pride’ Golf Cart Parade on Oct. 15 Launches ‘UH Homecoming 2001: A Cougar Odyssey’

Week of October 8-12, 2001

  • Free, Anonymous Depression Screening Offered by UH
  • Skilled Product Managers Shortage Creates Wine And Spirits Institute at UH;
    Beverage Industry Competitors, Hilton College Pledge Nearly $1.1 Million for New Academic Program
  • UH Research Center Celebrates 15 Years of Advancing Technology; Contributes Hundreds of Millions of Dollars To Local Economy
  • Lunch-Table Discussion Leads to More Than $100 Million Economic Impact; UH Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center Marks 15th Anniversary of Research Achievements
  • Fallout From Terrorist Attacks Focus Of ‘The War At Home’ Forum at UH
  • Smith Named New Associate Dean For Graduate Studies And Research, College of Optometry
  • Frishman Named Chair of Department Of Basic Sciences, College of Optometry

Week of October 15-19, 2001

  • "Twas…" UH School of Theatre Christmas Story Could be Broadway Bound
  • Smith: In Wake Of Natural Disaster, National Crisis UH Remains ‘Strong’;
    State of University Address Details Progress Made After Tropical Storm,
    Terrorist Attacks
  • UH Names Rooks to Fill Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair in the Libraries
  • From Downtown Parades to Campus Frivolity: UH Homecoming Evolves;
    50 Years Later Festivities Focus on Building School Spirit in UH’s Southeast Houston Community
  • UH Pharmacy Students Issue A Shot Of Good Health For Humble Seniors
  • Webcast Program: 'State of the University' Address to Highlight Fall Faculty Assembly
  • International Optometry Organizations Tap UH Dean for Leadership Posts
  • Guatemalan Human Rights Activist Questions CIA Actions, Addresses
    Issue at UH

Week of October 22-26, 2001

  • Tipsheet: UH Law Faculty Available to Respond to Antiterrorism Bill
  • DNA Biochip May Lead To Fast Genetic Screening, More Effective Drugs UH Researcher Launches Company; Hopes To Be The Intel Of Biochips
  • Concert Series at UH Brings Harmony To Houstonians Following National Tragedies
  • Federation of Houston Professional Women Doubles Contribution to UH;
    Busby Selected as 2001-2002 Scholarship Recipient
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - Abilities of Mobility or Mentally Impaired Overlooked; Video - Fall Faculty Assembly: 'State of the University'

Week of October 29-November 2, 2001

  • ‘Imagining the World After September 11' Focus of UH Forum in November
  • Boom or Bust: Smith to Deliver Annual Economic Forecast for Houston
  • UH Cullen of Engineering Holds Open House for High School Students
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - Internet Evolution Challenges Educators;
    Video - Scholarship and Community Conference
  • National Public Relations Committee Taps UH's Adair as Chair
  • Outdoor Concert Moves to UH Moores Opera House
  • Not ‘Star Wars’ But UH Professors Experiencing High-Tech Ad Techniques; Ignatiev Floats Among the ‘Stars’ While Brown-Guillory Portrays Multiple Characters in New Television Spots
  • UH Physics Professor EarnsAwards for Community Service; Paul Chu to be Honored for Education, Research Efforts

NOVEMBER 2001

Week of October 29-November 2, 2001

  • ‘Imagining the World After September 11' Focus of UH Forum in November
  • Boom or Bust: Smith to Deliver Annual Economic Forecast for Houston
  • UH Cullen of Engineering Holds Open House for High School Students
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - Internet Evolution Challenges Educators;
    Video - Scholarship and Community Conference
  • National Public Relations Committee Taps UH's Adair as Chair
  • Outdoor Concert Moves to UH Moores Opera House
  • Not ‘Star Wars’ But UH Professors Experiencing High-Tech Ad Techniques; Ignatiev Floats Among the ‘Stars’ While Brown-Guillory Portrays Multiple Characters in New Television Spots
  • UH Physics Professor EarnsAwards for Community Service; Paul Chu to be Honored for Education, Research Efforts

Week of November 5-9, 2001

  • ·Consul General of Japan, Spain to Examine International
    Educational Exchange Issues
  • Dynegy In Merger Talks With Enron; UH Professors Available For Analysis, Commentary
  • Religion, Politics, New World Order Focus of 2nd UH Forum:
    Imagining the World After Sept. 11
  • UH Professors Available to Analyze Houston’s Historical Mayoral Runoff
  • Smith Forecast: Local Economy Headed For Slowdown But Not Bust
  • Nerve Cell Research Is Topic Of Nov. 13 Public Lecture
  • University Eye Institute Clinic Moves Closer To Those In Need
  • Successful Leadership Embraces Trust And Cooperation Renowned;
    Counselor Brings Lessons toHouston
  • Hip Afternoon At UH: ‘Kafe’ to Feature Beatnik Program of the ‘50s

Week of November 12-16, 2001

  • Technology Helps Patients Combat Blinding Diabetic Disease; University Eye Institute Urges Exams During Diabetes Awareness Month
  • UH System Sugar Land Facility Named in Honor of Albert and Mamie George
  • $39 Million Expansion of M.D. Anderson Library Approved by UH Board
  • U.S. Gun Control Debate Available Live Via Webcast From UH Law Center
  • Holiday Forecast: Blues to Hit Hard, But Bonding Could Abound
  • Perry Names Three New UH Board of Regents Members: Cemo, Gonzales, Hermes Appointed to Six-Year Terms
  • Webcast Program; For the Week of November 12-16, 2001
  • UH Reserach Center Gets Boost From $3.5 Million EPA Grant; TLC2 Receives Additional Funds to Expand Environmental Programs
  • Annual African Studies Association Meetings To Be Held In Houston Joint Efforts of UH, TSU and Rice Bring National Conference to Bayou City
  • Research Partnership Focuses On Air Quality, Energy Resources; UH and Sun Microsystems To Install Fast Computer Grid, Benefit Students, Faculty, Industry

Week of November 19-23, 2001

  • NPR’s Liasson to Reveal Insider’s Perspective on Political Climate in D.C.
  • Wanted: A Few Good Elves to Help Brighten Christmas for Houston Seniors
  • ‘Prospects For The Quality Of Life In America’ Focus Of Final UH Forum: Imagining The World After Sept. 11
  • UH Physicist National Recognition Simon C. Moss to Receive Von Hippel Award for Outstanding Contributions to Materials Science
  • Webcast Program: 2nd Session of UH Forum Series Availalble for Viewing

Week of November 26-30, 2001

  • Gulf Coast Consortia Launched With $3.5 Million Keck Grant
  • AIDS Quilt, Wall of Tears Mark World AIDS Day at UH
  • University of Houston O’Quinn Law Library Eligible for $21.4 Million In FEMA Funds to Replace Books
  • ‘Incomplete Breakthrough’ For Human Cloning; Health Law, Policy Institute Director Bobinski

DECEMBER 2001

Week of December 3-7, 2001

  • Teachers Can Acquire Principal Certification at UH System at Cinco Ranch
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - Perceiving Art:
    One Person’s ‘Masterpiece’ Another Person’s ‘Trash’;
    Video - Complete UH Forum Series: ‘Imagining the World After September 11’
  • Treviño named Vice Chancellor, VP for University Advancement at UH; New Assignment to Include Managing Development, University Relations
    Operations Starting in January
  • Future of Architecture: Kitchens That Run Themselves, Solar Window Shades; Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture Adds Industrial Design Program
  • Enron Files for Bankruptcy; UH Professors Available for Analysis, Commentary

Week of December 10-14, 2001

  • University of Houston System Regents Extend Chancellor’s
    Contract Through September 2003
  • Holiday Rush Does Not Have To Turn Into Holiday Crush;
    UH Professors Offer Perspective On Holiday Issues
  • Gift of Sight: University Eye Institute Offers Pre-Holiday Break Vision Exams
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - UH Center Fills Technology
    Vacuum with 15 Years of Innovation

Week of December 17-21, 2001

  • UH Receives Record Research Funds in November
  • Applegate Named as Inaugural Borish Chair In Optometry at UH;
    Professor to Create Visual Optics Institute, Continue Research
    Into Optical Aberrations
  • UH Alumni Cards Brighten the Holidays for Local Seniors
  • Webcast Programs: 'Images' - Cultivating Business: Educational
    Partnership Taps Beverage Industry