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.
From exploring the magic behind Hollywood's special effects to discovering the mysteries behind crime scene investigations, three summer camps at UH bring science and engineering to life for students in grades five through eight.
Please join UH Energy for the last debate of the 2014-2015 Energy Symposium Series: Critical Issues in Energy on Tuesday, March 31 from 5:30-7:00p.m. at the new Student Center South Theater presented by Chevron.
Math can be one of the most intimidating subjects for some high school students. The Cougars and Houston Area Math Program (CHAMP) at the University of Houston is trying to change that.
Darwin was slow to publish his theory of evolution. This is generally attributed to his fear of advocating the controversial doctrine. Sponsel argues, however, that Darwin's caution was due to scientific embarrassment in his past.
Students from UH's Bonner Leaders Program are working to combat food insecurity in the Third Ward.
Matthew McConaughey, the Academy Award-winning movie star, will deliver the inaugural University-wide Commencement address at TDECU Stadium. See the actor and salute the graduating class of 2015 on Friday, May 15.
A vision expo will be held at the UH College of Optometry April 25, addressing leisure time pursuits for the visually impaired. The fourth-annual Houston Area Insight Expo is open to the public.
A research team from the University of Houston has created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts.
The University of Houston has been recognized as one of the nation’s top institutions providing students with online psychology curriculum. In recent rankings, the University was among “The 30 Best Online Bachelor in Psychology Degree Programs.” UH ranked 8th on this list of institutions that was compiled by TheBestSchools.org
The project “Unfold: Houston Revealed” utilized the talents of seniors in the University of Houston’s Graphic Design Program and students from Creative Writing Program.
An advertising class in the University of Houston’s Jack J. Valenti School of Communication is developing an ad campaign to attract young workers to the petrochemical industry.
- Apr 1 6pm
9th Annual Strike Out Breast Cancer game.
- Apr 2 1pm
Songs of Lent: Works by Allegri, Pärt, Esenvalds. Betsy Cook Weber, conductor
- Apr 3 12:30pm
UH Ethics in Science Lecture: Welfare, Work, and Witness: Why Clinical Research Can Survive the Death of a Healthy Subject
Speaker: Laura Stark, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. During the early twentieth century, medical researchers rarely experimented on healthy human beings who had no debt to the state. Yet today, millions of healthy people enroll in medical experiments each year.
- Apr 3 2pm
Athletics Staff Appreciation Day. Double header: 2p.m. and 4 p.m.
- Apr 3 6pm
The School of Art presents the 37th Annual Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, featuring our graduate students.
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.