UH Welcomes Record Number of Students for Fall 2017
Monday was the first day of classes at the University of Houston, and although official enrollment numbers aren’t reported until September, preliminary figures suggest a record number of students will be taking classes this fall. More than 44,000 students are expected, up from the official count of 43,774 in fall 2016.
From First-Day Nerves to Digital Overload, UH Has Back-to-School Ideas
As the bell rings in another school year, the University of Houston has you covered with back-to-school story ideas.
UH Receives $3.3 Million from State Cancer Research Program
The University of Houston has received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, including $2 million to hire Rohith Reddy, a post-doctoral researcher at Harvard Medical School who focuses on next-generation technologies for detecting gynecological cancers, and $1.3 million to allow the College of Education’s Lorraine Reitzel to expand a tobacco cessation program to substance abuse treatment centers.
UH Receives Funding to Establish First U.S. Digital Humanities Center for Latina/o Studies
Proposed center will digitize U.S.-Latino humanities projects at risk of being lost.
Signs of Distracted Driving – Pounding Heart, Sweaty Nose
Distracted driving – texting or absent-mindedness – claims thousands of lives a year. Researchers from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute have produced an extensive dataset examining how drivers react to different types of distractions, part of an effort to devise strategies for making driving safer.
Research-focused UH Biotech Program to Expand Nationally
An innovative approach integrating classroom instruction and research at the University of Houston will be spread to five colleges and universities around the country with a $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
UH Undergrads to Receive Support for Research
The University of Houston has received a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish an undergraduate research program in the humanities.
Decoding a Treasure Trove of Data from the Brain
Research and new technologies have dramatically expanded the amount of data that can be captured from the brain over the past few years. The challenge now is to determine what that data can tell us. A group of researchers, led by Krešimir Josić, a mathematical biologist at the University of Houston, has been awarded a $4.39 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new methods to analyze and interpret neural data.
Aug 30 12pm
Gallery Talk with Robert Buzzanco
Join us for a gallery talk with Robert Buzzanco, University of Houston professor of history, to gain insights about The Propeller Group exhibition. Find a new understanding about subjects explored in the work of the art collective, particularly about their approach to the Vietnam-American war. Bring your own lunch after the talk we invite you to keep the conversations going at Blaffers cafe.
Sep 6 6pm
UH students are invited to join University Career Services for a unique dining experience and interactive seminar on the rules of dinner etiquette.
Sep 14 6pm
Kathrine G. McGovern Opening Night Collage
Celebrate the official grand opening of the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston!
Sep 15 8:30am
Supreme Court of Texas Oral Arguments
For the first time in more than a decade, the Supreme Court of Texas will convene at the University of Houston Law Center to hear oral arguments in two civil cases.
Sep 19 7:30pm
Whats Opera, Duck?
Moores Opera Center is launching its new season at the famed Mucky Duck with the perennial, popular cabaret evening of favorite arias and musical theatre songs, wryly hosted by director Buck Ross.
Oct 11 11am
Pride Portraits for National Coming Out Day
The LGBTQ Resource Center invites you to be a part of a local photography project aiming to increase visibility and awareness of LGBTQ+ individuals and its supporters.
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