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Global Initiatives advances the goals of Global Strategies and Studies by furthering the international interests of the university through strategic engagement that raises UH's global profile at home and overseas. It provides comprehensive international resources and opportunities to faculty, staff, students, and community partners. 

Multicultural Events

Community and Campus Events

Event Sponsorship Criteria 

Fulbright Scholar Talk with Polish Researcher Malgorzata Grzegorczyk
"How to Build Relationships in Commercialization Processes"
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 10:30am -12:30pm

Phi Beta Delta
Delta Iota Chapter Annual Induction Ceremony
"Educational Initiatives in Turkey"
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Ferhat Alkan, Consul General of Turkey in Houston
Thursday, April 21, 2016
4:00 - 6:00pm

More information on Phi Beta Delta at UH.

Panel Discussion
"Political Risk in the Global Economy"
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30am - 12:00pm

Past Events (2015)

Gateway to the AmericasGateway to the Americas 
"A Hemispheric Conference and Expo"
Wednesday, December 2-4, 2015
8:00am to 6:00pm 
J.W. Marriott Hotel (Galleria)
5150 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas 77056
Gateway 2016

Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Reunification of Germany
"Path to German Unity"
Poster Exhibit and Reception
Sunday, November 15, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
University of Houston
Student Center South Room 237 (2nd floor)
4465 University Drive, Houston, Texas 77204

The exhibit will be on display Nov. 16 - Dec. 18, 2015 
University of Houston, M.D. Anderson Library Gallery Space (3rd Floor)
4333 University Drive, Houston, Texas 77204
Free and open to the public
Parking information

Film Series: Double Feature and Lecture 
Die Mauer Getielte Welt” - Divided World

Film Conver Divided World
Nach Der Mauer Vereinte Welt” - United World

Film Conver United World
Friday, November 20, 2015
12:00 - 2:30 p.m. 

University of Houston
Farish Hall Kiva Room (1st Floor)
3657 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77204

The guest speakers will include officials from the
Consulate General of Germany in Houston and Leipzig University

The films are in English and free to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 
Parking available:Welcome Center and Stadium Parking Garage

Southern Gas Corridore Conference
"Trans-Adriadic Pipeline"
Monday, November 9, 2015
8:00am - 5:00pm
University of Houston Hilton Hotel
Shamrock Ballroom (2nd Floor)
4450 University Drive
Houston, Texas 77204

Azerbaijan Flag"Azerbaijan Flag Day Celebration in Houston"
Thursday, November 9, 2015
6:00 - 8:00pm
ZaZa Hotel (Monarch Room)
5701 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005