Honors College Fall Convocation Thursday, Sept. 4 The Honors College hosts its Fall Convocation at the Moores Opera House. And it is indeed a time for the college to celebrate, as it welcomes more than 2,000 students – a college first. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with a dessert reception. The convocation program starts at 7 p.m.
The Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline (CMCD) program, part of the College of Education, is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Science to study how CMCD strategies affect the behavior and achievement of more than 31,000 Houston-area elementary students.
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has awarded electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Wei-Chuan Shih with nearly $900,000 over two years to investigate new sensing techniques for detecting oil spills and hydrocarbon leaks in subsea oil and gas operations.