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Willie Fritz Named New UH Football Head Coach
Willie Fritz, the back-to-back American Athletic Conference coach of the year, who boasts 31 years of collegiate head coaching experience and ranks fifth among active FBS head coaches with 208 victories, has been named the 16th head coach in University of Houston football history.
UH Launches into the New Space Race
As billionaires pursue out-of-this-world experiences, space experts at the University of Houston are launching into how we are navigating a new kind of interstellar chase.
UH Professors Assess the Future of AI: Is It Friend or Foe?
As artificial intelligence progresses further into our everyday lives, what does the future hold? Three UH professors recently assessed the technology's strengths and weaknesses to determine where these machines, with the ability to learn and reason beyond what humans are capable of, may eventually take us.
Electric Vehicles Remain a Tough Sell in Texas, According to New Survey
Only about 5% of Texans, mostly urban dwellers, currently own or lease electric vehicles. A new survey says most of the majority – those who don’t drive EVs – report little or no interest in going electric in the future. This survey’s findings echo a similar study from 2021.
Through a New Lens: UH College of Optometry Leading Fight Against Myopia
Researchers at the University of Houston College of Optometry secured dozens of awards from the National Eye Institute for groundbreaking studies into myopia, also known as "nearsightedness", a condition that occurs when the eye grows too long, causing distant objects to appear blurry.
UH's Blaffer Art Museum Remains a Force in Local and International Art Scene at 50 Years
The University of Houston's Blaffer Art Museum is celebrating 50 years of exhibiting the works of Picasso, Kahlo and Munch while giving up-and-coming artists a place to showcase their creations.
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