Arts - 05/23/13
UH Moores Concert Chorale Takes Top Prize in German Competition - 05/21/13
During its third trip across the pond, the University of Houston’s Moores Concert Chorale has again impressed international audiences.
UH Students Unveil Designs for New HSPVA Campus May 30 - 05/16/13
This spring, UH architecture professor Patrick Peters and 13 students from Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture met with HSPVA faculty and students. They learned what HSPVA’s community needed in a new campus. They then applied this feedback to designs they developed over the course of the semester. On May 30, they’ll unveil these campus concepts for public viewing.
Dennis Quaid Honored at UH, Talks College, Career and Life in Houston - 05/14/13
Some 40 years after he studied acting as a student at the University of Houston, award-winning actor and humanitarian Dennis Quaid returned to campus to attend commencement. Quaid credits UH with giving him a direction in life and the tools he needed to achieve his acting dreams.
UH Students Pedaling Bicycle Creations as Part of Art Car Parade - 05/06/13
University of Houston art students will literally be putting the pedal to the metal during the 26th Annual Art Car Parade on May 11.
UH Students' Stories Featured in 'Tier One' Graphic Novel - 05/02/13
For some of the students in Mat Johnson’s Graphic Novel Workshop, illustrated storytelling was a brand new concept. Still, his experience as a graphic novelist helped them complete five-page stories illustrated by professional artists. Readers can view these works in the first edition of Cougar Comics’ “Tier One.” The anthology is the first printed collection of student graphic novel works.
UH Students Envision New Beginnings for Houston's Forgotten Lots - 04/30/13
The area surrounding Houston’s Almeda Mall once bustled with popular shopping outlets. The mall remains open, but it is surrounded by shuttered storefronts and empty parking lots. Leave it to the optimistic minds at the University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture to envision a fresh start for this section of the city.
UH Artists in Spotlight During Annual School of Art Exhibition - 04/19/13
The semester is winding down at the University of Houston, but student artists show no signs of slowing. On April 26, they’ll unveil their latest efforts at Blaffer Art Museum during the UH’s Annual School of Art Exhibition.
Sixto Wagan Appointed Director of UH Center for Arts Leadership - 04/18/13
University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Dean John W. Roberts has appointed Sixto Wagan as the director of the newly created Center for Arts Leadership, an inaugural program of the UH Arts initiative.
Solar-Powered Classroom Built By UH Students Unveiled April 20 at Park at Palm Center - 04/18/13
The Park at Palm Center will celebrate its rebirth with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m., April 20. Among its new amenities is a solar-powered outdoor classroom and cooking demonstration platform designed by University of Houston graphic communications and architecture students.