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Nearly 1,000 guests filled Cullen Performance Hall to experience the energetic performance of New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed educator Ron Clark at the College of Education's "First Lecture" last week. Clark inspired students, faculty and community partners with laughter and gave advice for making the new academic year meaningful and productive.

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Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry Returns to Alma Mater

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry – a former UH System Regent and alumna – revisited her alma mater Thursday to chat with student leaders in UH's Regents Board Room about the election process.

$1.25 MIllion NIH Grant to Aid UH Research on Impact of Heroin Use

The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work is the recipient of a 5-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health to study the long-term use and health consequences of heroin use.

Religious Studies Major Launched and New Program Director Appointed

The study of religions and how they shape cultures and communities is a new major offered in the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies. Christian Eberhart joins the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences this semester to serve as director of the new religious studies major.

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