Highlighting the Best of UH


From the UH News Room

  • UH Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

    Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat – from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an industrial smokestack – with greater efficiency and higher output power than currently available materials.

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade Rounds Up UH Coogs

    This weekend, Houstonians will head downtown to celebrate cowboys, horses … and Cougars. Among the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade participants is a delegation of University of Houston Coogs including the Spirit of Houston Marching Band, distinguished alumni and students.

  • UH Hosts Roundtable Discussion 'Immigration Policy and America's Foreign Relations'

    The University of Houston will host a roundtable discussion, “Immigration Policy and America’s Foreign Relations,” at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Mar. 3 in the UH Student Center Theater, room 103. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Rankings Show UH Grads Among Top Earners

    According to recent rankings from Business Insider and the Princeton Review, Coogs emerge from the University of Houston ready for the workforce with skills to help them earn strong salaries.

  • UH Students Revving Up for Shell Eco-Marathon

    In the end, it’s all about the cars. But for students from the University of Houston and Elsik High School, the path to the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2015 has offered much more – learning, mentoring and the opportunity to put classroom lessons into action.


Happening on and around campus

Mar 5 3:30pm

Domestic and International Student Coffee Hour: What's There to do in Houston?

International and domestic students join together to connect with one another and engage in conversation about what there is to do in the big city. Food, coffee, and tea provided.

Mar 6 7pm

Kevin James Live

Kevin James bringing is comedy show to Cullen Performance Hall March 6th!

Mar 7 7:30pm

Symphony Orchestra

Franz Anton Krager, conductor Arne Almroth, Kris Chapman, student conductors Works by Beethoven, Respighi, Sibelius

Mar 8 3pm

UH Mens Basketball vs East Carolina

Coogs play the East Carolina Pirates in the last home game of the season.

Mar 10 7:30pm

Guest Recital-Lanzini and Montomoli

Giovanni Lanzini, clarinet Fabio Montomoli, guitar Ciao, Italia! A tribute to "bel canto" with works by Piromallo, Bellini, Paganini, Puccini, Rossini

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.