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Communications Office

Submitting News Items

Please contact Kathy Major, executive director of communications for NSM, at 713-743-4023 or and copy Lisa Merkl, media relations representative, at to submit news items for consideration.

Share Your News

Advance notice regarding upcoming news items is encouraged and appreciated to give us sufficient opportunity to report on it in a timely fashion. Examples of news items include noteworthy achievements by faculty and students, new research grants, upcoming or recent journal publications, UH scientific symposiums/conferences, scientific breakthroughs, and interesting collaborations. 

News Placement

In collaboration with the Office of University Communication, NSM will work to place news internally and externally. Kathy and Lisa will strategize appropriate formats, targets and news vehicles to provide the best plan for each individual news item.

News Contact
Kathy Major
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Media Contact
Lisa Merkl
Office of University Media Relations
713.213.5279 (cell)