Center for International and Comparative Studies Lecture Monday, Oct. 27 Marty McVey, a director of the U.S. Agency for International Development Board for International Food and Agricultural Development, will discuss “Diplomacy and Development in Conflict Countries.” The free event takes place at 2:30 p.m. at Farish Hall, Room 101.
Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Applied Research Hub at the Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH, received a $1,499,994 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to produce high efficiency, inexpensive thin film photovoltaics.
Discussing South Africa’s history of human rights violations is not an easy task, but it was required for The Mvubu Debates at George Washington University. By the end of the collegiate debate competition, a pair of University of Houston students expertly delivered sound arguments on reconciling the social injustices committed in that country.