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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.