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  • Paws and Relax at UH Libraries

    Paws and Relax at UH Libraries

    Local organization Faithful Paws will bring certified therapy dogs to the MD Anderson Library for four days of stress relief in May, just in time for finals! Drop in for petting, snuggling and treat-feeding with these gentle and friendly canines.

  • UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms

    UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms

    The social media site, Facebook, can be an effective tool for connecting with new and old friends. However, some users may find themselves spending quite a bit of time viewing Facebook and may inevitably begin comparing what's happening in their lives to the activities and accomplishments of their friends.

  • UH Researchers Discover New Material for Ultrafast Organic Battery

    UH Researchers Discover New Material for Ultrafast Organic Battery

    Researchers at the University of Houston have successfully developed a new material long sought in the energy world, an efficient conductive electron-transporting polymer, the basis for a low-cost, environmentally friendly organic battery.

  • UH Ranks 8th for Online Psychology Degree

    UH Ranks 8th for Online Psychology Degree

    The University of Houston has been recognized as one of the nation’s top institutions providing students with online psychology curriculum. In recent rankings, the University was among “The 30 Best Online Bachelor in Psychology Degree Programs.”

  • Partnership Pairs UH Students with Researchers at the Smithsonian

    Partnership Pairs UH Students with Researchers at the Smithsonian

    Five University of Houston students will head to Washington D.C. when the spring semester ends, the first participants under an agreement between UH and the Smithsonian Institution that will allow students to work with researchers at one of the organization's museums or research centers.

  • Archive Houses Once Lost Writings of Early 20th Century Mexican Author

    Archive Houses Once Lost Writings of Early 20th Century Mexican Author

    UH Special Collection adds the newly recovered 'Maria Cristina Mena Papers to its archives.

  • Eye Expo Offers Resources to the Visually Impaired

    Eye Expo Offers Resources to the Visually Impaired

    A vision expo will be held at the UH College of Optometry April 25, addressing leisure time pursuits for the visually impaired. The fourth-annual Houston Area Insight Expo is open to the public.

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Apr 21 12pm

Healthy Coogs, Healthy Planet

UH Dining and the Office of Sustainability invite you to take a tour of the Campus Community Garden and learn how to make a healthy meal! The garden tour starts at noon and the cooking demo starts at 12:30 p.m.

Apr 22 12pm

Unique Holdings: The Human Side of Science

Biology and biochemistry librarian Porcia Vaughn, library specialist Kristine Greive, and English librarian Dr. Jesse Sharpe will present "The Human Side of Science," a discussion of rare books on life sciences housed in UH Special Collections. Bring your lunch and enjoy an enlightening discussion!

Apr 22 4pm

Campus Recreation: Crawfish Boil

Come out and bring your friends! Join us for our 6th annual Crawfish Boil.

Apr 24 8pm

The Miser

This made for Houston original adaptation take's Moliere's seventeenth century blockbuster and places it right in our Texas backyards.

Apr 25 8am

UH Track and Field at Rice Invitational

Coogs compete in the Rice Invitational in Houston, Texas.

UH Launches Bold Reputation Campaign

UH Launches Bold Reputation Campaign

The Powerhouse campaign is expected to tally more than 65,000,000 impressions through print, online, video, billboards, digital elevator screens, signs and banners at Houston’s airports, email and social media now through spring 2015.

2014 President's Report

2014 President's Report

The 2014 President's Report is an illustration of the new heights we are reaching and our future aspirations. The report highlights our esteemed faculty, student and alumni success, community engagement and international impact.