Addressing the Soaring Suicide Rates Among Black Adolescents
In response to the alarming increase in suicide rates among Black youth, a University of Houston professor dug deep into two research projects and found that effective solutions must incorporate the voices of the Black community front and center in the research process.
Moores Opera Center at UH Announces Inaugural Season with New Artistic and Music Directors
The Moores Opera Center at the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts announces its 2023-24 season, featuring three productions. This is the first season programmed under recently appointed Artistic Director Kathleen Belcher and Music Director Keith Chambers.
President Khator Talks TUF, Research at Texas Tribune Festival
UH System Chancellor and UH President Renu Khator was among the thought leaders featured at the 2023 Texas Tribune Festival in Austin.
UH Researcher on Team Developing Sense-and-Respond Cancer Implant Technology
Federally funded research project could slash US cancer deaths by half. Dr. Weiyi Peng, assistant professor of biology and biochemistry, is co-principal investigator and one of three group leaders of the project.
U.S. Department of Defense Awards $63.5M Contract to University of Houston to Revolutionize Army Decision-Making
The largest contract ever awarded to the University of Houston has come from the U.S. Department of Defense for $63.5M. UH will help revolutionize U.S. Army decision-making and develop new technologies for future battlefields.
UH Campus Receives Turkey Day Classic Texas Historical Marker
For nearly two decades on Thanksgiving Day from 1946-1966, the University of Houston campus site that is now TDECU Stadium hosted the Turkey Day Classic football game between Phillis Wheatley High School and Jack Yates High School. Recognizing the impact the annual tradition had on Houston, the Harris County Historical Commission unveiled an official state historical marker at the site.
Oct 05 11:00 am
Career and Internship Fair
The Fall 2023 Career & Internship Fair, organized by University Career Services (UCS), will take place on October 5, 2023. Open to all majors and recent alumni, this event provides a platform for employers to connect with talented individuals at the University of Houston (UH) seeking internships or full-time employment.
Oct 09 6:30 pm
Grad School Info Session: Educational Diagnostician
Are you a teacher with a master’s degree who wants to improve the performance of the student population in Texas? Join our virtual information session about the educational diagnostician certification program on Monday, Oct. 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m
Oct 10 6:30 pm
Grad School Info Session: Ed.D. in Professional Leadership
Advance your career with a doctorate specializing in K-12 leadership, special populations or literacy education. Learn more at our virtual information session Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Certification options are also available.
Oct 11 12:00 pm
The Hobby Hour: Rediscovering Our Sacred Middle Ground
Paul Hobby will discuss his book “Glorious Tension: Rediscovering Our Sacred Middle Ground in an Age of Extremism.” Hobby’s thought-provoking book explores concepts such as confirmation bias and political grandstanding, describing the importance of compromise and celebrating the things we have in common in a collection of essays.
Oct 17 5:30 pm
Grad School Info Session: Higher Ed. M.Ed. & Ph.D.
Want to serve as a change agent in the postsecondary education sector? Learn more about earning an M.Ed. or Ph.D. in higher education at our virtual information session on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Oct 19 6:00 pm
UHE Symposium - The Future of Mobility Promises & Bottlenecks
This symposium examines the key opportunities to advance sustainable transportation across the world that is affordable and accessible while also identifying the key bottlenecks in the transformation that could hold-up the gathering momentum. From infrastructure, to supply chain considerations, to financial constraints to regulatory oversight, many issues must be addressed with urgency.
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