Highlighting the Best of UH

  • Taking Out Cancer: Three UH researchers, Three innovative approaches to cancer treatment

    2015 University of Houston Research and Innovation Magazine

    The University of Houston is creating research excellence. This issue of Research and Innovation engages readers with stories about cutting-edge approaches to cancer treatment, how the brain is affected by expressive dance, intriguing findings through laser mapping, and many more groundbreaking scientific discoveries.

  • UH Year in Review

    UH Year in Review

    As we gear up for an exciting new academic year, it's important to also celebrate the accomplishments of 2014-15. UH continues to perform and transform on a grand scale. We hope you enjoy these video highlights from the 2014-15 academic year, which will not soon be forgotten ... but it may soon be eclipsed.

  • UH School of Theatre & Dance Presents 41st Annual Houston Shakespeare Fest

    UH School of Theatre & Dance Presents 41st Annual Houston Shakespeare Fest

    It's that time of the year. The Houston Shakespeare will again hold court at Miller Outdoor Theatre with free performances of "Macbeth" and "The Merchant of Venice" July 31 - Aug. 9

  • 'Smart' Cement Could Talk To Engineers About Well Conditions

    'Smart' Cement Could Talk To Engineers About Well Conditions

    With the rattle and hum of a giant drilling bit churning through clay, a new frontier in oil and gas exploration began at the University of Houston this spring.

  • Coogs Get Consent Program Targets Sexual Misconduct on UH Campus

    Coogs Get Consent Program Targets Sexual Misconduct on UH Campus

    Before incoming freshman and transfer students at the University of Houston take their first classes, the University is sharing useful information and teaching an important lesson during its new student orientation program.

  •  'Murderball' Crashes into UH

    'Murderball' Crashes into UH

    The crashing sounds of wheelchair rugby enthusiasts will fill the University of Houston Campus Recreation and Wellness Center for the annual Wheelchair Rugby Summer Camp. The event is planned for July 30 - Aug. 2.

  • Register for Cub Camp Today!

    Register for Cub Camp Today!

    If you don’t know what the Cougar spirit is yet, you’re about to find out! Cub Camp is three days of unity, spirit, traditions, and growth held at a retreat site off campus to help new students focus on what it means to be a UH Coog.


From the UH News Room


Happening on and around campus

Aug 1 8:30pm

The Merchant of Venice

Houston Shakespeare Festival. Directed by Tiger Reel. August 1, 5, 7, 9. Admission is free, but tickets are required for covered seating

Aug 4 10am

Auxiliary Services Fair

Representatives from each department will be on hand to answer questions and discuss their programs services for faculty and staff. Visitors can enjoy light refreshments and will have the chance to win door prizes.

Aug 14 11:30am

Staff Appreciation and Cougar Cupcake Challenge

Delicious food, fantastic drawings and great fun! Sign up for the 2nd Annual Cupcake Challenge. RSVP by August 6 to UH Contact Center at 713-743-2255.

Aug 15 9am

The 5th Annual Energy 101 Conference

The program will provide students with key concepts concerning the energy sector, provide a forum to discuss contemporary industry topics, offer advice regarding careers in the industry, and present networking opportunities.

Aug 22 2pm

UH Volleyball - Red White Scrimmage

The team will hold a Red & White Scrimmage and Red & White Clinic. The clinic is free for children eighth grade and under starting at noon with the scrimmage following at 2 p.m.

Coach Tom Herman

University of Houston Spring 2015 Magazine

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.

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.