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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.

UH Biotechnology Professor Recognized as Leader in Teaching Excellence

The University of Houston has presented the Distinguished Leadership in Teaching Excellence Award to Rupa Iyer, PhD, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies. This award is given to a previous University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award recipient, who in ten or more years of teaching, has made sustained and significant contributions to education.

New program lays foundation for future educational and career successes

The University of Houston is the second most diverse university in the nation and College of Technology clearly reflects that diversity, with the best and brightest students from differing backgrounds and skill levels. The College of Technology Student Success Program for First Time in College (FTIC) students is an effort to ensure that our students enjoy success in the first years of their collegiate careers. The program began in fall 2015, assisting 50 students.

New Program Focuses on Advancing Faculty Success

Only 18 percent of STEM professors at UH in 2015 were female, according to the Center for Advancing UH Faculty Success, a new program that was created in part from a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Multi-disciplinary team’s innovation clears pathway for breast cancer survivors to make informed decisions

A key concern among women who undergo a mastectomy is about body image. Reconstruction surgery is life-altering, and often presents profound challenges to women who are breast cancer survivors and required to make multi-faceted decisions that impact their lifestyle, values, preferences, mental health, among other personal considerations.


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