The Power of Determination
Where others attempt, you achieve. You’re our kind of scholar.
UH Chemist Focuses on Materials for LED Lighting
LED lighting offers huge advantages in energy efficiency, but the light-emitting diode bulbs aren’t perfect, and researchers continue to search for new materials to improve performance. Jakoah Brgoch, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Houston, has received a NSF CAREER award to pursue answers.
Driven and Determined: Never Too Old or Too Young to Lead
4,706 degrees will be awarded during the University of Houston fall 2018 commencement ceremonies.
UH Professor Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors
University of Houston College of Pharmacy professor Ruiwen Zhang, noted for cancer and HIV drug discovery, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The Surprising Upward Link Between College Alcohol Consumption and Physical Activity
Upending conventional wisdom that physical activity can be a healthy deterrent to alcohol consumption, a University of Houston psychologist is examining why those who exercise more drink most.
Renu Khator, Tilman Fertitta Inducted into UH Athletics Hall of Honor
University of Houston President Renu Khator joined Tilman Fertitta, chairman of the University of Houston System Board of Regents, as the newest members of the UH Athletics Hall of Honor. Both leaders were inducted during the private opening celebration of the new Fertitta Center. Khator’s induction was an unexpected surprise for not only her, but also the hundreds of alumni, donors and Hall of Honor members in attendance.
Three University of Houston Scientists Elected to AAAS
Three scientists from the University of Houston have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recognized by their peers as among the best in their fields.
Treating a Rare Genetic Disorder That Causes Colon Cancer in Children
A University of Houston pharmaceutical scientist is developing a new drug that recycles through the colon to treat children suffering with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, a rare genetic disorder characterized by hundreds – if not thousands – of colorectal polyps.
H-E-B Donates $250,000 to UH College of Medicine
A generous $250,000 donation from H-E-B will help the University of Houston College of Medicine build healthy communities in Texas – a mission shared by both organizations.
The Keys to Advancing Research in Family Medicine
Research can yield insights to improve the delivery of primary care, but relatively few academic family practice departments are actively engaged in that sort of work. A researcher from the UH College of Medicine reports on key factors that can boost the creation of knowledge about primary care.
UHS Board of Regents Approves College of Medicine Building Location On Campus
A new University of Houston College of Medicine building will be constructed on the UH campus following approval Thursday by the University of Houston System Board of Regents. The approximately 150,000 square foot medical school building will be located at the "MacGregor site," a 43-acre tract of undeveloped land the University purchased in 2008 near MacGregor Park on Martin Luther King Boulevard at Old Spanish Trail.
UH Receives $1.7 Million to Educate More Computer Science Teachers
teachHOUSTON, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics STEM teacher preparation program at the University of Houston, has received a Department of Education grant over the next five years to train and educate the next generation of computer science teachers.
UH Bauer College Ranks No. 2 in U.S. for Entrepreneurship
The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business has once again been named one of the best academic programs for business creation and innovation education in the nation.
Keep Houston Beautiful Honors Public Art of UHS and UH Sustainability Initiatives
University of Houston is the recipient of six Mayor’s Proud Partners Landmark Awards sponsored by Keep Houston Beautiful. From the ingenuity of architecture students who designed and fabricated a new Embarkation Station for Port Houston to efforts to give access to world-class art, a wide range of UH projects earned accolades.
Understanding Congenital Heart Defects To Prevent Them
Cardiovascular failures are the leading cause of birth defect-related deaths in infants. To understand why congenital heart defects form, a University of Houston biomedical engineer is watching hearts develop with optical equipment.
Jan 11 6pm
Rebecca Morris: The Ache of Bright
Since the early 1990s, the Los Angeles-based artist Rebecca Morris has explored the vast visual language of abstract painting. Join the artist and curator for the opening reception on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Blaffer Art Museum.
Jan 17 7pm
2019-2020 RA Recruitment Information Session
Students who are interested in becoming an RA for the academic year 2019-2020 must attend one information session in order to receive the RA application. The information session will go over qualifications and walk students through the application process.
Jan 25 7:30pm
Opera: 'Hansel and Gretel'
Well, what would YOU do if neighborhood children started eating your house? Hansel and Gretel are back at the Moores Opera Center, and they are hungry!
Jan 26 7:30pm
Opera: 'Don Pasquale'
Beware the submissive bride who looks too good to be true. Poor Pasquale ignores that warning and pays a hysterical price. Our production, set on the Italian Riviera of the 1950s, promises to be a brightly colorful, high-energy romp.
Jan 31 7:30pm
IPF: Sean Chen Recital
The 36th International Piano Festival kicks off with a recital by the 2019 Discovery Artist Sean Chen, featuring the music of Chopin and Rachmaninoff.
Feb 1 12pm
UH STEM Career Fair
The STEM Career Fair is open to all currently enrolled UH students and subscribed alumni. Students must bring their UH student ID in order to check in. Professional dress is required. To review current employer registration, log into Cougar Pathway and RSVP for the event.
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