Exploring How Crypto Could Change the World of Money
From its curious beginnings to recent headlines of gloom – and lots of plot twists between – the new form of digital currency is staking its place in the world. A College of Technology class examines what bitcoin is, why it is not what you see above, and how it might soon shift the rules of global finance.
UH Students Design Electric Vehicles for Competition
The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design’s industrial design program will install an exhibit of future electric vehicle concepts made by students on Friday. This is the first time program leadership has facilitated an automotive design studio for students, thanks to generous sponsors.
Energy Symposium to Examine Path to Carbon Neutrality in Texas
The University of Houston Division of Energy and Innovation and Center for Carbon Management in Energy are hosting a day-long symposium, titled “Netzero Texas by 2050” on Thursday, Dec. 1, to discuss pathways and solutions to help Texas become carbon neutral by 2050.
UH Study Finds Word Choice and Media Exposure Affected Anti-Asian Restaurant Boycotts During COVID-19 Pandemic
Research from the University of Houston and Penn State University found that the use of terms like "China virus" by public officials and the media to describe COVID-19 contributed to hostility toward and boycotts of Asian-related businesses.
Discovery May Advance Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
To combat cardiac cell death, the underlying basis of cardiovascular disease, UH researchers are reprogramming human heart cells, changing them to the kind that enable the heart to contract and relax synchronously.
UH Researcher Aims to Uncover Causes of Developmental Disabilities in African Children
Elena Grigorenko and her colleagues will embark on a five-year project in rural Zambia, southern Africa. They plan to provide detailed characterization of the children's relevant phenotypes, studying the cause of the disabilities.
Dec 05 5:00 pm
This longstanding UH tradition provides a tasty evening “breakfast” and a welcome opportunity to refuel as you prepare for this semester’s finals. Plenty of pancakes and sausage will be prepared, but don’t arrive too late, as food will be served only as long as supplies last! A physical Cougar Card is required to gain entrance. We hope to see you there!
Dec 08 8:00 am
Critical Issues in Energy Symposium - Managing CCUS: Risk and Financing
Risk understanding and management is the key to unlocking financial investment in the carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) marketplace.
Dec 11 1:00 pm
Congratulations on the huge accomplishment of earning your official University of Houston class ring! We hope you and your family will be able to join us!
Dec 14 12:00 pm
The Hobby Hour with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar
Join a virtual discussion with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Dec. 14 at noon. Hegar will discuss his role as the state’s chief financial officer, his pathway to public service, the state’s economic outlook and guiding the Texas Legislature on crafting the budget when lawmakers gavel in for the 88th Texas Legislative Session.
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