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UH Professor Invited to NAE’s U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Congratulations to Rose T. Faghih, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering. Faghih is one of only 100 early-career scientists in the nation who received an invitation to attend the prestigious 2019 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Read more …


Gift Benefits Students in UH Nationally Ranked Entrepreneurship Program

The Raymond N. Plank Foundation Fund has established the Raymond N. Plank Endowed Scholarship for Entrepreneurs. The Foundation’s $520,000 gift will make the competitive, highly ranked program available to more students enrolled in the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship who dream of starting a business.  Read more …


Nomination Deadline Extended for President's Excellence Awards

Acknowledge one or more of your colleagues deserving of special recognition by nominating them for the President’s Excellence Awards. The nomination period has been extended to 5 p.m. Friday, June 28. Read more …


Hoffman Selected to ABA National Immigration Council

UH Law Center Clinical Associate Professor Geoffrey Hoffman recently accepted an appointment on the American Bar Association's Commission on Immigration. The ABA Commission on Immigration directs the organization’s efforts to ensure fair treatment and full due process rights for immigrants, asylum-seekers and refugees within the United States. Read more …


UH Civil Engineering Online Master’s Program Ranks Top 20 on Two Lists

The online master’s program in civil engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering made two different lists highlighting the best programs for students interested in growing their careers. The program was No. 12 on the “Best Online Master’s in Civil Engineering Programs” list published by BestColleges and No. 17 on the “25 Best Online Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering” list published by Online Schools Report. Read more …


Our People

    • Professor of Biomedical Engineering Joe Francis is reporting work that represents a significant step forward for prosthetics that perform more naturally. His team’s findings allow for the development of an autonomously updating brain-computer interface that improves on its own, learning about its subject without having to be programed. Read more.
    • As part of Research Debriefed, M. Nicole Coleman, associate professor in Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences, shared the purpose and findings of her latest project. Coleman sought to discover if black women behave stereotypically because they’re being socialized by media to think this is how black women are, and, to what extent do those impacts have a negative effect on community. Read more.
    • The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design welcomed alumni Hunter Clayton ('91) and Gary Longbotham ('73) to the College’s Leadership Council. They will provide direction and build industry connections vital to the College’s advancement. Read more.

Our Campus

    • The University has received the 2019 Entrepreneurial University Award from the Deshpande Foundation. The award recognizes work by the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the C.T. Bauer College of Business. Within the past decade, entrepreneurship students have started 1,006 businesses, with identified funding of just over $238 million. Read more.
    • During the summer, Parking & Transportation Services is working hard to conduct road and lot maintenance in order to keep our parking facilities at their best. This means that there will be crews working around campus that may impact your parking location. Read more.
    • The 34th annual University-wide election for Staff Council representatives is now open. Online voting at accessuh.uh.edu will be available from 6 a.m. on June 19 through 5 p.m. on July 10. Select the Elections icon under University Services. In-person voting will be available on Wednesday, July 10, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Wellness and Benefits Fair at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. Read more.