Feature Stories

June is Men’s Health Month

A reminder from UH Occupational Health Services: June is Men’s Health Month. This month is all about encouraging men & young boys to take care of their bodies by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease.

Auxiliary Services Re-Launches The Auxiliary Services Professional Symposium

The University of Houston’s Auxiliary Services revived its Auxiliary Services Professional Symposium by hosting this year’s event. It was attended by colleagues from across the UH System.

A&F Prepares for Hurrican Season

The month of June brings the start of Atlantic hurricane season, and many of our departments and programs have recently updated their Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) documents to be ready to continue operations with minimal disruption in the event of a wide range of emergencies.

Facilities Construction/Management Recognizes National Safety Month

June is National Safety Awareness Month. A month when employees and employers refocus their efforts and commitments on keeping their workspaces safe and free from accidents.

Dr. Emily Messa Selected for Fulbright Specialist Roster

Dr. Emily Messa, University of Houston System Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and University of Houston Senior Associate Vice President for Administration has been recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster for a four-year term.

Vending Machine Options for the Summer

While many may seek out vending machines to feed their snack and hunger fix, some of the university's snack vending machines operate at a reduced capacity during the summer months to prevent food spoilage and waste.

Coming Soon: Virtual Parking Permits

The University of Houston’s parking permits are going virtual, making physical hangtags obsolete. Instead of a physical parking permit that hangs on one’s rearview mirror, a car’s license plate will now be the parking permit. The change to virtual permits begins August 15.

Powering UH in the Future

How will the University of Houston be powered 15, 20, or 30 years from now? That is a question the university’s Strategic Planning Committee for UH’s Energy Master Plan put forth and one that Mike Wheeler, Director of Projects & Technical Services, and Jai Ranganath, Director of Engineering Services, are tackling.

UH Fire Marshal’s Office and UH Police Department Collaborate on Training

The University of Houston’s Fire Marshal’s Office held a two-month certified fire investigator course for interested UH Police Department personnel.

UHPD Holds Moment of Silence During National Police Week

The University of Houston Police Department held a moment of silence during National Police Week to honor and pay homage to those who gave their lives in duty.

Coming Soon: An Employee Wellness Platform

May is Global Employee Health and Fitness Month, and the timing couldn’t be better for University of Houston employees

UH Dining Summer Hours of Operation

Summer is here and that means adjusted operating hours for some University of Houston dining services locations.

How the University is Navigating the Supply Chain Crisis

The University of Houston is not immune to the ongoing worldwide supply chain and inflation challenges, and customer-facing departments have had to pivot and alter how they manage their services.

The Process for Getting a Temporary Food Dealer’s Permit

Are you planning on serving food at your next campus event? You might need a Temporary Food Dealer’s Permit.

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