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Pascali Honored for Contributions to Engineering Education

Raresh Pascali, instructional associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at the University of Houston, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Ross Kastor Educator Award.

Competitors wind up as Sports Authority winds down

Sports Authority piled its debt so high it couldn't even buy more merchandise. It was virtually shackled as its many competitors developed new store models that provided more exciting customer experiences.

NASA Gives UH Students 'Once in a Lifetime' Opportunity

Team VacuuTherm may be earthbound, but the fruits of their labors will not be. A group of University of Houston students has completed an ambitious senior project, refurbishing an out-of-date vacuum chamber at NASA’s Johnson Space Center that now will be used to test components bound for the International Space Station and, potentially, Mars or other deep space destinations.

UH Students Return to Smithsonian for the Summer

Two University of Houston students have earned summer internships at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.

History-Making Retired Astronaut Scott Kelly to Deliver Commencement Address to UH Grads

The more than 5,000 University of Houston graduates who will commemorate the capstone event of their academic careers next month at TDECU Stadium will also be front and center for an out-of-this-world commencement speech.

Pollonini Featured on UH Moment

The Department of Engineering Technology’s Luca Pollonini studies how light can be used to see changes in the body. He has created sensors that use light to detect the onset of a condition that impacts millions of Americans each year–pressure ulcers.

AGC Houston Recognizes Construction Management Scholars

The Associated General Contractors of Americas Houston Chapter (AGC Houston) recognized six University of Houston construction management students for their academic performance during the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership Scholarship Awards breakfast at the HESS Club on April 14.

Technology welcomes Fulbright Student

As a participant in the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Ghezlane Halhoul Merabet is visiting the University of Houston College of Technology for one year.

Graphic Excellence Award Winners Announced

Digital Media students were recognized for their award winning projects during the Graphic Excellence Awards Gala, April 13, at the Doubletree Greenway Plaza.

UH Alum gives $50,000 to the College of Technology

The University of Houston College of Technology has received a $50,000 donation from UH alumnus Michael Piwetz. The donation will be used to provide scholarships to deserving students in the UH construction management program.

UH Researcher Lends Expertise to Fight Against Cyber Attacks

As Texas considers whether - and how - to protect its electric grid from potential cyber threats, a University of Houston researcher said the state can be a national leader in a subject that is drawing increased attention.

Human Resource Development Professor Selected for Fulbright Scholar Award

Consuelo L. Waight, PhD, has been selected for a Fulbright award to Belize by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Dr. Waight, is an associate professor in human resource development (HRD) and director of the executive and traditional options in the Master of Science in HRD degree in the College of Technology.

Malki selected for Fulbright Scholar Program in France

Heidar Malki, PhD, associate dean of academic affairs and professor of engineering technology in the College of Technology has been selected for a 2016-2017 Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminar award to France.

Petroleum Technology Initiative Honored for Energy Workforce Training

The University of Houston’s Petroleum Technology Initiative was named Best Energy Industry Workforce Development Venture by Acquisition International, a global finance publication based in England.


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