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12:00 am

CounterCurrent is a free festival of performance, installation and ideas presented by the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.

12:00 pm1:30 pm
M.F.A. Thesis Artist Talks

M.F.A. students discuss work on view in the 41st Annual Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at Blaffer Art Museum.

12:00 pm11:30 pm
Student Centers host CUPSI

Join the kick off for CUPSI. Witnessing the top students across the country battle it out with some poetry slam.

12:00 pm4:00 pm
Farmers Market

UH students, staff and faculty will be able to shop for locally sourced and produced food items without having to leave campus at the UH Farmers Market. Cougar Cash is accepted.

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Food for Thought Workshop

College is a great time to develop relationships and to reflect on relationships we have. In this workshop, we focus on understanding what a healthy relationship looks like and warnings to know when relationships are unhealthy.

1:00 pm2:00 pm
Going Public: Introducing the Research of Ancient Syria Outside the University

Finding Connection in Ancient Syria creates a digital space for integrating and analyzing the artifacts of the region – such as coins – in new and dynamic ways. This interactive, online exhibit will allow scholars, students, and the general public to manipulate interactive maps, graphics, and 3D models in order to explore the different political, social, and economic connections among Syrian cities.

2:00 pm3:30 pm
LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heterosexual privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

2:00 pm3:00 pm
Teaching Kitchen: Whole Grains with Chef Alex Brugger and Chef Neil Doherty

UH System Senior Executive Chef Alex Brugger and Sysco Corporate Chef Neil Doherty will team up to highlight plant-forward menus in a special Teaching Kitchen featuring whole grain salad. You can also enjoy a new Cauliflower Pizza Crust to avoid gluten and an Impossible Empanada (vegetarian) at lunch.

8:00 pm10:00 pm
Fairytale Lives

Once upon a time, a young American woman returned to her native Russia to brush up on the language. Underneath a glamorous Post-Soviet Moscow she discovers an enchanted motherland teeming with evil stepmothers, wicked witches and ravenous bears.