First-generation college students frequently have a more challenging experience acclimating to college than students whose parents have college degrees, but a University of Houston Class of 2022 graduate says his professors made the process easier.
A new decision-support tool could become a game changer in the dredging of ship channels. Millions of dollars are at stake every time a major ship channel is cleaned up. Delays in dredging can cost even more by triggering increased risks, repeated maintenance and lost revenue. In either case, the task cannot be put off indefinitely.
Over 50 digital media students showed up to showcase some of their most noteworthy projects at this semester’s Digifest. Many students look forward to this event, as it is a great way seniors to show off their portfolios and network with alumni, faculty, and industry professionals. This semester’s Digifest was held March 23 at the University of Houston’s College of Technology at Sugar Land.
Beginning fall 2022 the University of Houston Supply Chain & Logistics Technology Degree Plan will join an elite group of supply chain programs in Texas that are STEM related as determined by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Program (CIP), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) STEM Designated Program List, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
As part of Women in Construction Week (March 7-11), the College of Technology’s Cougars for Women in Construction partnered with the National Association of Women in Construction to host their first Mentoring Friday; an event that connected current female leaders in construction to students in our construction management program.
Many of us have experienced the frustration of buying a product that is hard to operate, like a digital alarm clock that comes with a confusing manual to explain how to set the alarm. Now, students from the UH College of Technology are learning how to discover flaws in products before they go to market, how to improve products that never worked as intended, and how to be part of a new in-demand workforce
University of Houston College of Technology Asst. Professor Olivia Johnson received a $50,000 grant to study how social media can influence physical activity among young women of color.
“It's exhilarating and very nerve-wracking,” Johnson said. “The study is looking at 18- to 25-year-old Black and Latinx women.”
Many parents dream of the day when their child graduates from college. Lisa Lopez will not only get to witness her daughter, Victoria Lopez, walk across the commencement stage but the proud mom will be right there beside Victoria when both of their names are called.
At the first in-person 50-in-5 celebration event, 116 faculty members were honored at the Wortham House on Monday, Nov. 29. President Renu Khator, Provost Paula Myrick Short, and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai recognized faculty achievements in Year 2 and Year 3 of UH’s 50-in-5 Program.