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Renu Khator
University of Houston President Renu Khator has been awarded an honorary degree by Swansea University, a world-class public research university in the United Kingdom. Khator was presented the award July 16 during a ceremony held on the campus in Wales.

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Financial Strain Linked to Cancer Risk Behaviors in African Americans

The impact of financial strain is felt in many aspects of life. While money woes can affect credit scores and the ability to pay bills, they also can take a toll on one’s health. A new study from the University of Houston College of Education suggests that financial strain can play a significant role in the cancer risks of African Americans.

Help Beautify Campus, Volunteer for Cleanup Day

In preparation for the fall semester, the Office of Sustainability is working closely with Facilities Management to coordinate this year's Cleanup Day. Scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 7, the event is set to kick off at 8 a.m. in front of the M.D. Anderson Library. Volunteers will be needed to scour various campus zones for trash and recycling, as well as expired fliers, signs and stickers.

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