UH Launches $1 Billion Fundraising Campaign
UH has launched the public phase of a $1 billion capital campaign, the most ambitious in the institution’s 90-year history. During its launch event, UH announced a $20 million gift to the College of the Arts from the John P. McGovern Foundation. UH will rename the college the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.
Will Energy Workers Return to Industry As Drilling Picks Up?
Oil prices may be stabilizing, but research from the University of Houston suggests a sizeable percentage of the estimated 230,000 people worldwide who lost industry jobs since 2014 may not want to go back.
UH Engineers Create New Ice-Repelling Materials
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering Assistant Professor Hadi Ghasemi and his team created a material that repels ice. This "smart" material can be applied to any solid surface, giving it many potential uses, such as on aircraft, and in infrastructure and energy.
Major Applewhite Named Houston Head Coach
The leader of the #HTownTakeover’s offense the past two years, Major Applewhite has been named the 14th head coach of the University of Houston Football program Houston Vice President for Athletics Hunter Yurachek announced Friday.
UH Names New Vice President for Research
Amr Elnashai, dean of engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, will become the next vice chancellor/vice president for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston and the University of Houston System.
Noted Architect Thom Mayne Leads Study of Houston’s Future
A collaboration between Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne and the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design at the University of Houston focused on the unique problems the city will face in the future, including the reinvention of the current energy infrastructure, changing real estate and density, and the ways in which the city’s lack of zoning can generate new ideas.
UH System Names Finalist for UHD Presidency
Juan Sanchez Muñoz has been named the sole finalist for the presidency of University of Houston-Downtown (UHD).
Jan 23 11am
UH Ethics in Science Lecture Series
Engage in this lecture: 'The Nature of Pride: The Emotional Origins of Social Rank.'
Jan 26 7:30pm
Join us for American composer John Mustos very funny adaptation of Gogols satirical play. Jan. 26, 28 & 29.
Jan 27 7:30pm
The Secret Marriage (Il matrimonio segreto)
Enjoy the opera, sung in the original Italian with English translation. Jan. 27, 29 & 30.
Jan 31 7pm
Women's Basketball vs Tulane
Cheer on the Coogs as they play the Tulane Green Wave.
Feb 1 6pm
Men's Basketball vs UCF
Cheer on the Coogs as they face the University of Central Florida Knights.
Feb 2 11am
Learning Abroad Spring Fair
Find out more about learning abroad opportunities for students and faculty.
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