Cougar Pride runs deep at the University of Houston … but it also extends into the community. UH faculty, staff and students regularly engage in efforts to help others or contribute to the city. UH has again been recognized for such efforts.
A scientist with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping at the University of Houston was part of the first expedition to a remote area of the Honduran rain forest, returning with more supporting evidence of an ancient civilization that has yet to be named.
Frontier Fiesta, which runs March 26-28, features its biggest concert lineup to date and plenty of carnival rides, games and activities for audiences of all ages. Admission to the fairgrounds and concerts is free to the public.
Students from UH's Bonner Leaders Program are working to combat food insecurity in the Third Ward.
Could your electronics be making you fat? According to UH researchers, a common flame retardant used to keep electronics from overheating may be to blame. The research is supported by an NIH grant.
Dan E. Wells, a longtime faculty member, department chair and interim dean, has been appointed the next dean of the University of Houston College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
William Winslade, a respected scholar who teaches and writes about the legal aspects of bioethics and mental health, will be delivering a lecture Tuesday, March 24 at the University of Houston.
The final debate in the 2014-15 Energy Symposium Series at the University of Houston will focus on concerns about the coming "crew change" in the oil and gas industry..
Audiences can find out whether young lovers can overcome horticultural horrors and find happiness in the Moores Opera Center production of “Rappaccini’s Daughter.” Composed by the late Daniel Catán, the opera will be performed in Spanish with English surtitles. Performances run April 10 – 13 at the University’s Moores Opera House.
Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston (UH) System and president of UH, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education (ACE), the major coordinating body for the country's colleges and universities.
- Mar 26 11:30am
Winners for the group competitions will be announced, and well raffle off a Kindle Fire HD. You must participate in at least one UH sponsored RecycleMania event (prior to the closing ceremony) to be entered into the raffle.
- Mar 26 1pm
Dr. Ann Leimer will moderate a panel discussion between artists Tina Fuentes, Delilah Montoya and Kathy Vargas whose work is showcased in the art exhibition.
- Mar 27 3pm
Ingrid Matthews, Baroque Violin (Founder, Seattle Baroque Orchestra)
- Mar 29 2:30pm
Kirsten Yon, violin Timothy Hester, piano Chaconnes and Fantasies: Works by Bach, Corigliano, Martin, Schoenberg, Schubert
- Mar 31 1pm
UH President and UH System Chancellor, Dr. Renu Khator, will deliver a message on the state of staff life at the University of Houston.
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.