UH Athletics Launches Big 12 Conference Fundraising Campaign
The UH Athletics Department has officially launched a comprehensive $150 million fundraising campaign centered on competitive excellence in the Big 12 Conference. Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen will contribute $1 million to HOUSTON RISE in support of the Football Development Center
Do Tattoos Still Carry a Burden in Today’s Workplace?
Tattoos in the workplace are not always distractions. They may even give a little boost to your image on the job – depending on where you work. A recent UH study found creative careers to be the friendliest for body ink. Other settings, including medicine, may give different vibes.
Blaffer Art Museum Presents First Solo Museum Exhibition of UH Alumna Guzmán Capron
The Blaffer Art Museum presents the first solo exhibition of Oakland-based artist and University of Houston alumna Maria A. Guzmán Capron, opening Friday, July 15 from 6-9 p.m. Capron creates fantastical hybrid figures that explore converging forms of identity, culture, desire and social exchange.
Art Students Preparing for the Digital World in the West Texas Desert
The rugged beauty of the west Texas desert is the backdrop for a unique new course that is giving University of Houston graduate art students the creative coding tools they'll need to navigate, and hopefully succeed in, an ever-evolving digital world.
Biochemistry Researchers Repair and Regenerate Heart Muscle Cells
Researchers at the University of Houston are reporting a first-of-its-kind technology that not only repairs heart muscle cells in mice but also regenerates them following a heart attack, or myocardial infarction as its medically known.
Progress on Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
As more than 6 million Americans continue living with Alzheimer’s disease, a University of Houston biomedical engineer is reporting the development of a new probe for detection of the protein that is known to be a hallmark of Alzheimer’s. The finding could signal a step forward in early detection of the disease.
University of Houston System Partnership with NASA’s Johnson Space Center to Help ‘Advance Human Spaceflight’
The University of Houston System and NASA’s Johnson Space Center are expanding a longtime partnership to work collaboratively on joint research, technology development, technology transfer, training and educational and outreach initiatives.
UH Community Commemorates Juneteenth
Members of the University of Houston community share their perspectives on Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, which is on June 19.
University of Houston Athletics to Begin Big 12 Conference Competition in 2023
The University of Houston today reached an exit agreement with the American Athletic Conference to end its decade-long membership on July 1, 2023, setting the stage for the Cougars to join the Big 12 Conference next fall.
University of Houston Joins New Alliance to Increase Hispanic Opportunity
The University of Houston is among 20 of the nation’s top research universities to join the newly-formed Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU Alliance) aimed at increasing opportunity for those historically underserved by higher education.
New UH Program Transforms STEM Pros into STEM Teachers
Some people are born to be teachers, even if early career choices lead them down other paths first. For professionals working in STEM fields, a new University of Houston program offers a fast track to earn a place at the head of a secondary school STEM classroom – and change their own lives in the process.
University of Houston Student Edward Carrizales-Saucedo to Serve as UH System Student Regent
University of Houston graduate student Edward Carrizales-Saucedo has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to serve as the student regent on the UH System Board of Regents. He’ll work with the nine other members to make governing decisions for the system and each of its four universities.
Aug 19 12:00 am
Save the Date: First Lecture 2022
First Lecture returns to an in-person event. Kick off the academic year with inspirational speakers as they provide insights for moving forward toward a better future. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to this free event on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 at the UH Cullen Performance Hall.
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