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Culture & Science

Culture & Science

The Culture and Science signature event series hosted by the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics provides a forum for discussion and exploration of how science applies to our cultural interests. These events offer our alumni and friends an opportunity to connect various components of culture to the intricacies of science.


Upcoming Events

NSM Tailgate
Houston Cougars vs. Rice Owls

NSM TailgateSaturday, September 16
Free Tailgate - RSVP by Sept. 14

Join us at the first home football game of the 2017 season!

Enjoy burgers and hot dogs prepared by Dean Dan Wells as you reconnect with NSM alumni, faculty, staff and friends prior to the game.

Tailgate: Begins at 5 p.m.

Game Time: Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

NSM Tailgate Location: 
Underneath the Rotunda between the Science & Engineering Research Center (SERC), Science & Research Building 1, and the Science & Engineering Classroom (SEC) Building (map)

Tailgate Tickets

Tickets to the tailgate are free! There will be food and beverages for the first 100 people. Please RSVP to reserve your spot at the tailgate. Your RSVP will be required to enter.

Due to the destruction of Hurricane Harvey, previous tailgate ticket sales will be redirected to UH Harvey relief efforts.

RSVP by September 14: app.smartsheet.com/b/form/5bdd24863a5d41828d0e263f2fedfc59

Your RSVP will cover meal, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages for participants over age 21. IDs will be checked for alcohol service.

Football Tickets

Sold separately. Purchase Tickets to the UH vs. Rice game. Use Promo Code: NSMTAILGATE

For more information please contact Hillary Norwood at henorwoo@central.uh.edu or 713-743-2834.


Previous Events

Red and White Wine DinnerRed and White Wine Dinner

Four-Course Contemporary Cuisine Paired with Wines (Menu)
February 9, 2017

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Red and White Wine DinnerRed and White Wine Dinner

Five-Course Dinner Paired with Wines (Menu)
February 11, 2016

Event Photos


Say Goodbye to Downton Abbey - Sneak PeekSay Goodbye to “Downton Abbey”

Reception and Private Viewing of “Downton Abbey”
January 12, 2016

Event Photos


Zoo-fari: An Evening in the WildZOO-FARI: An Evening in the Wild

Reception and several animal encounters
October 10, 2015

Event Photos


An Evening at the Alley TheatreAn Evening at the Alley Theatre

Reception and Performance
April 12, 2015

Event Photos


Red and White Wine DinnerRed and White Wine Dinner

Five-Course Dinner Paired with Wines (Menu)
February 12, 2015

Event Photos


An evening with “Downton Abbey”An Evening with “Downton Abbey”

Reception and Private Viewing of “Downton Abbey”
January 13, 2015

Event Photos


A Night at the Museum: Making Science Come AliveA Night at the Museum:  Making Science Come Alive

Delicious Food and Seven Interactive Demonstrations
October 11, 2014

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Take me out to the Ball GameTake Me Out to the Ball Game

UH Cougars vs. Louisville Cardinals
April 11, 2014

Event Photos


Red and White Wine DinnerRed and White Wine Dinner

Five-Course Dinner Paired with Wines from Around the World (Menu)
February 13, 2014

Event Photos


An evening with “Downton Abbey”An Evening with “Downton Abbey”

Reception and Private Viewing of “Downton Abbey”
January 12, 2014

Event Photos