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UH Ranked ‘Best Value College’ by The Princeton Review
The nearly 6,000 graduates who walked across the stage this spring at University of Houston commencement ceremonies can rest assured the degree they’ve earned is one of the best values in the nation, according to The Princeton Review.
Girls Run the World: CLASS Celebrates Three 4.0 Summa Cum Laude Graduates
The University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is proud to congratulate three summa cum laude graduates in the Class of 2021, each of whom achieved a 4.0 GPA throughout their undergraduate studies.
Are External Review Letters & Promotion Outcomes Fair Indicators of Researcher Performance?
The University of Houston has received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to examine the role of external review letters in the promotion and tenure process.
Jaelynn Walls UH’s First Knight-Hennessy Scholar
Jaelynn Walls, a second year graduating senior majoring in art history with a minor in African American studies at the University of Houston’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, has been named a 2021 Knight-Hennessy Scholar, widely regarded as one of the most prestigious fellowships in the nation.
Does Driving Wear You Out? You Might Be Experiencing ‘Accelerousal’
If you're an anxious driver, accelerousal may be in your genes. Accelerousal is a term for stress provoked by acceleration events, even small ones. New research takes a look at the phenomenon.
The Creativity Behind Chemistry
University of Houston graduate student Jacklyn N. Hall won recognition from the Department of Energy Office of Science for participation in the highly exclusive Science Graduate Student Research program.
Examining the One-Two Punch of Malaria Drugs
The first-line treatment for deadly malaria is a combination of two drugs. But sometimes those drugs fight each other. A University of Houston researcher is examining their relationship to improve their results and stay a step ahead of the malaria-carrying parasite, a strong survivor, which continues to outsmart new drugs.
Holdeman Legacy Gift Supports UH College of Medicine Future Success
With a steadfast belief in the power of higher education, Dr. Nicky and Lisa Holdeman have committed a combined 45 years and counting of their professional careers to the University of Houston. The Holdeman legacy will now live on through a bequest to the UH College of Medicine that will establish an endowed professorship/chair and endowed scholarship for medical students.
'Folly' is Coming to UH
Jorge Pardo’s masterful works exploring the intersection of functionality, art, technology and craftsmanship have appeared in the world’s top museums, homes and hotel lobbies. Now the celebrated artist and sculptor is fabricating a large-scale piece to be on display this fall at the University of Houston. "Folly" is the second commission for the Public Art UHS Temporary Public Art Program.
Investigating Vaccine Hesitancy in Houston’s Underserved Communities
COVID-19 vaccines are more available now than ever, so why is the number of people taking them so low in diverse communities across metropolitan Houston and beyond? The University of Houston’s HEALTH Center for Addictions Research and Cancer Prevention is set to find out and to develop culturally responsive solutions.
Improved Catalyst May Translate to Petrochemical Production Gains
A team of researchers has uncovered a process that may mean greater yield and longer lifecycles for petrochemical catalysts. Such catalysts are used to produce aromatics, major building blocks of polymers, or plastics, that turn up as everything from PET bottles for water to breathable, wrinkle-resistant polyester clothing.
Persuading Consumers to Go Green
Researchers at the UH Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management have identified a more persuasive messaging strategy for businesses to convince customers to adopt eco-friendly practices.
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