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Fall 2015 Welcome

As we begin a new academic year, I would like to extend a hearty welcome to all new and returning College of Technology students. Whether just starting in your career or working to advance in your current profession, you have made the right choice.

Innovation is Always in Style

Innovation is one of the hallmarks of the University of Houston and is always in style, especially in the College of Technology. Named after the legendary fashion designer, the Victor Costa Scholarship is the brainchild of his wife, Jerry Ann Woodfin Costa, who shared that she wanted the world to know more about him and his contributions to the fashion and merchandising industry while encouraging people to study fashion design.

College of Technology Students Tackle Ambitious Research Goals

While many see the summer as a time to relax from the complexities of academic life, Aqib Hasnain and Sara Khalil spent their summer in labs at the University of Houston taking on challenging research projects. Both students participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at the University of Houston (SURF-UH), the 10-week research fellowship that began on June 1 and ended on August 7.

New Offshore Learning Center Promotes Professional Career Growth

The highly respected offshore technology, and oil and gas exploration and production operations publication, Offshore Magazine, has partnered with the University of Houston Petroleum Technology Initiative (PTI) to offer a wealth of comprehensive educational and training.

Packaging program student reflects on internship experience

As one of the initial students to choose the University of Houston digital media program's newly created emphasis in packaging, Aceneth Diaz, a digital media major, seized the opportunity to gain experience in the first ever packing internship offered by a Houston company.

Esko Donates Industry Leading Software for Package Design

Esko, a world leading provider of packaging and printing pre-production solutions, has announced that the company will support the University of Houston College of Technology by providing industry standard ArtiosCAD software to the Digital Media packaging program.

Are you ready for some football?

Join the Technology Alumni Association for its "Party on the Plaza" before each home game this season. Each tailgate party will recognize a different department with in the College of Technology and highlight its programs.

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UH Receives $54 Million in Construction Bonds to Expand in Sugar Land

State leaders have paved the way for new construction at UH Sugar Land (UHSL), a campus of the University of Houston. UHSL received a $54 million allocation in HB100, which the governor recently signed, to construct a new 150,000-sq.-ft. classroom building.

UH, UH System Mourn the Death of Rathindra Bose

Rathindra N. Bose, vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston and the UH System, died after a short illness early Friday morning. He was 63.

Fall Semester Technology Career Fair Planned

The College of Technology Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the University of Houston Main Campus, University Center, in the Houston Room.

Retailing and Consumer Science Program Salutes Retailing Visionaries

Houston's retail industry visionaries will join in the 'Salute to Retail', led by the University of Houston College of Technology Retailing and Consumer Science program on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at River Oaks Country Club.

Project Management Program Welcomes International Exchange Student

Raphael Ribeiro had always dreamed of coming to the United States to study. Now that dream has become a reality with the opportunity provided by the Science Without Borders program in Brazil.

NSF Grant Strengthens Online Cyber-Security Education Community

University of Houston professors William Arthur Conklin and Chris Bronk, received a three-year, $286,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) award that will support the creation of a cybersecurity community based on a wiki.


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