Features

Highlighting the Best of UH

Headlines

From the UH News Room

  • UH Named Center of Excellence for Work on Cyber Defense

    The University of Houston’s educational and research programs in cybersecurity and cyber defense have been recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

  • UH Pharmacy Students Honored for Service, Clinical Skills

    Pharmacy students wrapped up the spring semester with awards for excellence in professional service, clinical skills and disease management, earning kudos at the state level from the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

  • Student's Summer Trip Goes the Extra Mile for People with Disabilities

    Like many others, University of Houston student Serjio Brereda is planning a summer trip. The junior political science major will be participating in the Journey of Hope, a 4,000 mile cross-country cycling trek to raise money and awareness for people with disabilities.

  • UH Researchers: Climate Change Helped to Reduce Ozone Levels

    Researchers at the University of Houston have determined that climate change – in the form of a stronger sea breeze, the result of warmer soil temperatures – contributed to the drop in high-ozone days in the Houston area.

  • UH Architects Taking On Real-World Projects

    Patrick Peters is no stranger to guiding his students on studio projects with real world potential. The University of Houston architecture professor frequently leads class projects that focus on designing amenities and structures for Houston-area communities.

Events

Happening on and around campus

May 26 7pm

UH Professor Mat Johnson reads from his new novel, LOVING DAY

Mat Johnson is the author of the novels Pym, Drop, and Hunting in Harlem, the nonfiction novella The Great Negro Plot, and the comic books Incognegro and Dark Rain. He is a recipient of the United States Artist James Baldwin Fellowship, The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. Loving Day is his fourth novel.

May 29 7pm

Blaffer Exhibition - Early Awnings

Early Awnings is an installation of sculptures, drawings, and sound conceived as a multi-dimensional platform for story-telling. Taking inspiration from the visual language of the cosmic horror genre, Bohl creates a series of drawings that turn everyday realities into otherworldly monsters and form the basis for an audio play developed in collaboration with Tcherepnin and students from UH’s Creative Writing Program.

Jun 2 10am

Blaffer Exhibition - Sound Speed Marker

Sound Speed Marker showcases a trilogy of video installations, related photographs and an outdoor sculpture by the renowned Swiss-American artist duo, Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler.

Jun 6 7:30pm

Festival Orchestra

Short Ride in a Fast Machine by Adams. Violin Concerto by Barber. Ein Heldenleben by Strauss. Franz Anton Krager, conductor - Glenn Dicterow, violin.

Coach Tom Herman

University of Houston Spring 2015 Magazine

This issue highlights student community engagement initiatives, a program that fosters local entrepreneurs as they start new businesses, and interesting facts about the UH Coastal Center. Also learn more about our award-winning head football coach, new leadership, and esteemed professor emeritus Lawrence Curry.

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.