News & Media

  • Arts - 01/31/15


  • UH's Lacy M. Johnson Named Finalist for National Book Awards - 01/21/15

    Lacy M. Johnson, Director of Academic Initiatives at UH's Mitchell Center for the Arts, is among the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

  • UH Moores Jazz Fest to Feature Saxophonist Shelley Carrol - 01/21/15

    This year’s Moores Jazz Festival at the University of Houston will be a homecoming for Shelley Carrol. The star saxophonist’s musical roots are in Houston and, soon, he’ll be back in town for one of UH’s most anticipated events.

  • UH Writers Return to Rudyard's for Gulf Coast Reading Series - 01/16/15

    The talented writers from the University of Houston’s acclaimed Creative Writing Program (CWP) are back from winter break and ready to share works with Houstonians.

  • Piano Stars to Shine During 32nd Annual International Piano Festival - 01/15/15

    For more than three decades, the University of Houston has welcomed rising stars and music legends to campus for the International Piano Festival. This year’s event continues the tradition with performances and master classes from the festival’s esteemed founder Abbey Simon and special guests Roberto Plano and Robert McDonald.

  • Moores Opera Center Opens 2015 with 'Frau Margot,' 'The Elixir of Love' - 01/15/15

    What better way to ring in a new year of opera than with a Houston premiere and a classic comedy? The University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center delivers both when it opens its spring repertoire with Thomas Pasatieri’s “Frau Margot” and Gaetano Doinizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.”

  • UH Designers Delivering Unique Holiday Gift Ideas - 12/17/14

    Those seeking unique holiday gifts for friends and loved ones are in luck. Creative Cougar minds have been hard at work all semester to produce innovative items for home, office and school. Now, these limited edition items are on sale at Space Montrose (1706 Westheimer Rd.).

  • UH Students Peddling Bikes Designed for Houston Riders - 12/16/14

    Throughout the fall semester, a team of University of Houston student designers learned the ins and outs of biking in Houston. They then built and branded bicycles specifically for the Bayou City.

  • UH Faculty, Alums Team with Eric Roberts in 'Rogue Strike' - 12/09/14

    Cougar connections run deep. In the film “Rogue Strike,” they run very deep as the film focuses on a sunken submarine carrying a dangerous secret weapon.

  • Alley Stars to Share Acting Insights at UH - 12/08/14

    Elizabeth Bunch and Chris Hutchison take on a variety of roles at the Alley Theatre. Soon, they will find a new audience awaiting their talents – UH School of Theatre & Dance students.