UH to Host Alley Theatre’s Season Opener After 20-Day Scramble
Twenty days. That’s what it took for the University of Houston and the Alley Theatre to prepare to open the Alley’s 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of “Describe the Night”. The production at the UH Quintero Theatre runs through Oct. 15.
After Harvey: Addressing Emotional Risks Firefighters Face on the Job
Firefighters suffered a double blow during Hurricane Harvey, working rescue operations around the clock despite the fact that many of their own homes were under water. Elizabeth Anderson-Fletcher, a faculty member at Bauer College of Business and the Hobby School of Public Affairs, has co-authored a report on the mental well-being of firefighters and recommendations to help.
Behind the Scenes of the New UH Dining Experience
Creative new culinary, technological and sustainability–related enhancements have arrived at University of Houston dining facilities. New dining service provider, Chartwells Higher Education, has implemented exciting changes at the more than 30 on-campus food locations.
Artificial ‘Skin’ Gives Robotic Hand a Sense of Touch
A team of researchers from the University of Houston has reported a breakthrough in stretchable electronics that can serve as an artificial skin, allowing a robotic hand to sense the difference between hot and cold, while also offering advantages for a wide range of biomedical devices.
Coogs Care: Students Hold Donation Drives on Campus for UH Harvey Victims
As campus life returns to normal after Hurricane Harvey, University of Houston students are finding time between classes to donate much needed supplies to fellow Cougars who are victims of the storm.
UH Releases 2017-18 National Commercial
“What is Power?” That’s the question asked and answered in the University of Houston’s 2017-2018 institutional commercial. Narrated by UH alumnus and five-time National Sportscaster of the Year, Jim Nantz, it reflects the next phase of the university’s bold and uplifting “Powerhouse” campaign.
Breakthrough in Dissolving Electronics Holds Promise for Biomedicine
Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a new type of electronic device that can be triggered to dissolve through exposure to water molecules in the atmosphere. The work holds promise for eco-friendly disposable personal electronics and biomedical devices that dissolve within the body.
UH Football Spearheads Donations From Texas Schools
Student-athletes from the Houston football program collected items including non-perishable food, personal care products, cleaning supplies, clothing, baby supplies and more. The players loaded them into the trucks for a Friday convoy to Houston.
Sep 29 7:30pm
Symphony Orchestra and Choruses
"Before and After the Russian Revolution" Music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky
Oct 2 7:30pm
A Moores to Mendelssohn Celebration
Recital of Students from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy"
Oct 3 7pm
Author's Visit: Margot Lee Shetterly
Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the New York Times bestseller "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race," will engage the university community in a discussion of her work. She will discuss her book and then sit down for a fireside chat with Ellen Ochoa, Director of the NASA Johnson Space Center.
Oct 3 7:30pm
Guest Artist Recital
Papandopulo: Horoscope Dance Suite for Two Pianos and Percussion, Op. 52
Oct 4 7:30pm
Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Oct 5 7:30pm
University Men's and Women's Choruses
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