All eyes were on entrepreneurship when the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently recognized the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship for statewide community impact, program excellence and student success.
Hunter Yurachek, who was honored as the 2014 Under Armour Football Championship Athletic Director of the Year, has been named vice president for intercollegiate athletics and athletic director at the University of Houston.
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.
For the sixth consecutive year, computer science gaming students from the University of Houston are advancing to the U.S. Microsoft Imagine Cup national finals.
UH’s sexual misconduct policy seeks to eliminate sexual misconduct from happening, prevent its recurrence and address its effects. This is done through education, training and serious consequences for any violation. To learn about the policy, check out the CougarSAFE web site.
For decades, Melvyn L. Wolff and Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale have helped Houstonians step into their comfort zones. As two of the most successful leaders in the furniture industry, they’ve helped create cozy living and office spaces across the city. Both also have contributed their time and energies to the community and the University of Houston.
For the third time, a student from the University of Houston’s construction management department has earned the highest score on a national certification exam.
Graduate students from the University of Houston won top honors in the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge with a plan to harness geothermal energy to treat water produced during hydraulic fracturing.
The Graduate College of Social Work and the UTHealth School of Nursing will present the findings of the 2014 YouthCount 2.0! of homeless youth in Houston. The event is 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 13 at the Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults.
Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to amplify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents a lens.
- May 8 6:30pm
Coogs play East Carolina in a 3-game series: May 8 & 9 at 6:30 p.m. and noon on May 10.
- May 14 6:30pm
Coogs play UConn in a 3-game series: May 14 & 15 at 6:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. on May 16.
- May 16 6pm
A fundraising gala in support of Blaffer Art Museum exhibition support.
- May 18 7:30am
Campus Recreation is excited to host the 28th Annual Faculty/Staff Golf Tournament for the greater UH community.
- May 29 10am
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 UHs Creative Writing Program.
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.
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.