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Highlighting the Best of UH


From the UH News Room

  • UH’s ‘Animating History’ Project Revisits Community's Golden Age

    This semester, University of Houston students from the School of Art’s Graphic Design Program teamed up with peers in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design to offer a glimpse into the Third Ward’s past. The project, “Animating History,” paired students who designed 22 life size map pins that illustrate once successful establishments along the Dowling Street corridor.

  • UH Student’s Research Reveals Understated Side of Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman is regarded as one of the greatest American poets. Much has been written about the man and his work, but a University of Houston scholar recently uncovered articles that shed fresh light on this important literary figure.

  • NASA Gives UH Students ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Opportunity

    A group of University of Houston students has completed an ambitious senior project, refurbishing an out-of-date vacuum chamber at NASA’s Johnson Space Center that now will be used to test components bound for the International Space Station and, potentially, Mars or other deep space destinations.

  • UH Students Return to Smithsonian for the Summer

    Two University of Houston students have earned summer internships at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.

  • Pomp and Circumstance: Student Success Shines Bright Among 2016 Graduates

    Students from 14 colleges and 240 disciplines will participate in UH’s commencement and convocation ceremonies May 11-14. Among the 5,002 students graduating this year are a number of remarkable student success stories.


Happening on and around campus

May 6 8am

Bike to UH Day

Ring in National Bike Month by joining us for the second annual Bike to UH Day!

May 6 1pm

Track & Field

Tom Tellez Invitational.

May 6 6:30pm

African American Studies Program 2016 Scholarship Banquet

The annual scholarship banquet supports students scholarship for books, tuition and international studies. Keynote speaker: Dallas S. Jones.

May 7 2pm

Softball: UH vs. Memphis

UH play the Memphis Tigers in 3 games: May 6 at 5:30, May 7 at 2 p.m. and May 8 at noon.

May 7 6pm

62nd Annual Awards Gala

UHAA will honor outstanding alumni, which include nationally and locally prominent leaders in their fields.

2015 University of Houston President’s Report

2015 University of Houston President’s Report

The President’s report spotlights significant academic achievements, new national research centers of excellence, a stellar football season, and the University’s impact on the community and across the nation.


Fall 2015 University of Houston Magazine

Revolutionary discoveries and developments at the University of Houston’s national centers, pioneering technologies used in our laboratories, a one-of-a-kind hospitality industry archives that has Hollywood calling – are just a few reasons why the University’s national competitiveness and prominence are distinctly recognizable.