Marvin and Mariloli Odum Donate $1 Million for UH Scholarships
Marvin E. Odum III, the former president of Shell Oil Company, and his wife, Mariloli Odum, have donated $1 million to the University of Houston to create an endowment to provide scholarships.
Restoring Sand Dunes, One Microbe at a Time
Sand dunes pull double duty - offering a visual treat with their undulating curves and their ability to attract birds and other wildlife, while offering protection from storms and rising sea levels. But plants seldom thrive on restored sand dunes, and a UH researcher is working to understand the reasons.
UH Releases 2016-17 National Commercial: 'This Is Innovation'
The University of Houston has released its 2016-17 national commercial, "This Is Innovation," prominently featuring members of The Spirit of Houston marching band drum line and UH students in action.
University of Houston Receives Top Honors for Diversity
The University is honored to receive three Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) awards from INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
UH Among Best Colleges for Undergraduate Education
The Princeton Review is highlighting why more students are choosing Houston. The education services company ranks UH among the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education in the 2017 edition of its flagship college guide, "The Best 381 Colleges."
Tilman Fertitta Pledges $20 Million to UH Basketball Arena Renovation
Tilman J. Fertitta, globally recognized entrepreneur and Chairman of the University of Houston System Board of Regents, presented a historic $20 million gift to the University of Houston to transform the UH basketball arena into a state-of-the-art collegiate sports facility and rename the arena Fertitta Center.
UH Uncut Summer 2016
UH UnCut is a news magazine show produced by the Division of Marketing, Communication and Media Relations highlighting the accomplishments of student, faculty, alumni and the University from the previous semester.
Hurricane Season Is Here. Be Prepared.
Know whether you live in an evacuation zone. If so, make evacuation plans. Build an emergency kit and stay informed. To receive emergency alert text messages, employees must input their cell phone numbers in PASS and students in myUH Self Service. For additional details, visit the CougarSAFE or the emergency management website.
Sep 27 6pm
Fall Lecture Series: Max Burton Beyond the Screen
Designer and Creative Director, Max Burton will lecture on the future of technology in design and will highlight innovative products such as wearables, ecosystem design and connected environments.
Sep 29 7pm
UH Football vs. UConn
The #HTownTakeover play the UConn Huskies at TDECU Stadium.
Oct 5 10am
President's Fall Address
Join us to applaud our collective accomplishments and to reflect on the goals we share for our future.
Oct 6 6pm
Mitchell Artist Lecture featuring Tania Bruguera
Artist and political activist Tania Bruguera explores the relationship between art, activism, and social change.
Oct 7 8pm
Written by Thornton Wilder, Directed by Philip Hays. Performances October 7 - 16.
The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation. UH has grown to service the city of Houston and beyond through our extensive educational offerings, partnerships with local businesses and contributions to the community. Explore more below about how we are cultivating the future through Energy, Health, Arts, and Athletics to create success for our students and alumni.
UH Arts provide students the fuel to awaken the imagination and contribute real art to the real world. Read how students use their experiences and thoughts to ignite the imagination.
UH Health is dedicated to preparing students for high quality careers in healthcare. Find out how UH is positioned to impact research and education globally.
UH Energy performs innovative research to address the emerging needs of the upstream and midstream petroleum sector. Read about how UH energy fuels the industry.
UH Athletics is driving sportsmanship to new levels by preparing student-athletes to be champions for life. Read about how student-athletes are achieving success in academics and athletics.
UH fuels innovation through groundbreaking research. Learn about how UH faculty and students push beyond known limits to find creative solutions to the world’s most challenging problems.
UH students have access to comprehensive higher education programs and countless resources providing the tools for success. Read about how students are thriving at the University of Houston.