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Lacy Johnson
Alumna and staff member Lacy M. Johnson chronicles her life before and after she was “kidnapped and raped by the man I loved" in the memoir “The Other Side.” The book has garnered reviews from such publications as the Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly.

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UH Industrial Design Program Ranked Among Best in the World

Each day, bold new ideas emerge from the studios of the Industrial Design (ID) program. Students envision original concepts for products, amenities, fashion and other items. They also engage in projects that enhance industries and promote innovation. This year, the ID Program’s efforts in grooming tomorrow’s top designers – as well as generating groundbreaking designs – helped place it among the top institutions in the world.

Halasyamani Wins Roy-Somiya Award

Shiv Halasyamani, professor of chemistry at the University of Houston, is the 2014 recipient of the Roy-Somiya Award from the International Solvothermal and Hydrothermal Association. The international award, given every two years, honors the work of a scientist under the age of 45.

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