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New Research Hub Aims to Uncover the Innermost Secrets of Neutron Stars
University of Houston Associate Professor of Physics Claudia Ratti joins the NP3M collaboration in unlocking mysteries of the universe. The research hub involves five universities and experts from around the world in probing properties of neutron stars.
New UH Medical Students Receive First White Coats
The University of Houston College of Medicine welcomed 30 new medical students to their chosen profession with a white coat ceremony at the Hilton University of Houston. As these future doctors begin their medical journey amid a global pandemic, the ceremony was an important reminder of the physician’s responsibility to both take care of patients and also care about them.
Former U.S. Ambassador Michael Pelletier Appointed First Executive Director of UH Institute for Global Engagement
For more than 30 years as an American diplomat, Michael Pelletier worked around the world advancing the goals and objectives of the United States government. Now Ambassador Pelletier (Retd.) is bringing his expertise in foreign affairs to the University of Houston, appointed this week as the first executive director of the Institute for Global Engagement, an Aspire Initiative.
‘Click.’ Any Idea What You Just Agreed To?
Researchers at the University of Houston and Central China Normal University propose an IT-enabled system that invites consumers to balance the tier of information they are willing to provide with the level of personalization in the products or services they seek.
AMPing Up Delivery of Superconducting Wires
A company founded at University of Houston has received three grants to scale up UH- developed superconductor technologies to manufacturing and commercialization. They make high-temperature superconducting wires that can carry 300 – 600 times the current carrying capacity of copper wires of the same size.
UH College of Medicine to Open Direct Primary Care Clinic for the Uninsured
With a $1 million gift from The Cullen Trust for Health Care, the University of Houston College of Medicine (UHCOM) will open a low-cost direct primary care clinic on the campus of Memorial Herman Southwest Hospital, the first in a planned network of clinics aimed at increasing access to care for those without health insurance.
Political Nostalgia Predicts Political Outcomes
A new psychology study reveals the importance of political nostalgia as a predictor of political attitudes and intentions. Or, reasons why if you loved President Obama, you probably detested President Trump.
Pandemic Hardship, Recovery Tougher on Houstonians, Texans
Houstonians and Texans have had a harder time handling the economic, health and educational fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic than the rest of the country, according to a new report by the University of Houston Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality.
Training the Next Generation of ‘CyberCops’
Hackers, terrorists and thieves can threaten your data. A new program from a University of Houston computer science professor trains CyberCops in methods to keep your corner of the internet secure.
UH Adaptive Athletics Students Refurbish Disability Sport Wheelchairs for Bangladesh Nonprofit
With in-person wheelchair sports paused at UH due to the coronavirus pandemic, Michael Cottingham’s adaptive athletics class shifted focus to helping a nonprofit in Bangladesh focused on child and youth development, girls’ empowerment, and life skills development of disabled individuals.
Improving Access to Mental Health Services in Low-Income Communities
When it comes to improving access to mental health services for children and families in low-income communities, a University of Houston researcher found having a warm handoff, which is a transfer of care between a primary care physician and mental health provider, will help build trust with the patient and lead to successful outcomes.
Following Cancer Progress in Real Time
A University of Houston engineer is developing a method to follow cancer progress in real time by counting exosomes, which are sent off to the bloodstream in mass quantities by cancerous tumors. The method, which requires only a simple blood test, could provide unprecedented early detection power.
Aug 06 10:00 am
Campus Jobs for Coogs (CJC)
Campus Jobs for Coogs (CJC) is an on-campus job fair! This event is a great opportunity for UH students to find on-campus (both NON College Work Study and College Work Study jobs).
Aug 19 7:00 pm
SPB Presents: Shrek II
Are you #TeamShrek or #TeamFairyGodMother? Join SPB at the Kingdom of Far Far Away land in Lynn Eusan Park!
Aug 20 11:00 am
First Lecture 2021
Join the UH College of Education for the 10-year anniversary of First Lecture featuring Baratunde Thurston. The Emmy-nominated host and New York Times-bestselling author merges wit and wisdom in his discussions of race, culture and being a good citizen. Learn more and RSVP!
Aug 27 12:00 pm
Texas in the Spotlight: The Texas State Flood Plan
Brought to you by the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute
The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation. UH has grown to service the city of Houston and beyond through our extensive educational offerings, partnerships with local businesses and contributions to the community. Explore more below about how we are cultivating the future through Energy, Health, Arts, and Athletics to create success for our students and alumni.