Audiences from around the globe have gravitated to Jason Silva's energetic insights on creativity, spirituality, technology, humanity and a range of other subjects. He will present "Innovation and Thinking Differently" at 6:00 p.m., Oct. 22 in UH's Cullen Performance Hall.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, has established a chapter at the University of Houston.
Maurice Brookhart, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, has joined the UH faculty as a professor of chemistry. He is noted for fundamental research on the synthetic and mechanistic chemistry of compounds containing metal-carbon bonds, known as organometallic complexes.
Undergraduate Research Day will take place on Thursday, October 22nd at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library, and the Honors College. Join hundreds of attendees and celebrate the achievements of our student researchers by touring the posters and oral presentations.
The artistic director of the new Steven Spielberg movie 'Bridge of Spies' contacted the UH Hilton Hospitality Archives for help in their depiction of the Berlin Hilton, which played a significant role in the spy exchange.
A UH researcher and his team were awarded nearly $2.3 million in funding from the NIH's National Cancer Institute to find a more effective treatment for prostate cancer. The standard treatment methods in the advanced stage of the disease lose effectiveness after about one to two years.
A virtual reality cave at the University of Houston is the newest technology to help study human behavior.
Seeking to strengthen national security, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named the University of Houston to lead a Center of Excellence focused on borders, trade and immigration research.
It’s no secret that a housing bubble kicked off the financial crisis that began in 2007, rippling through institutions caught holding subprime mortgages. But a fresh look suggests much of the lingering damage was caused by the forced sale of corporate bonds at below-market prices, starting a chain reaction that cascaded through the supply chain.
Hoping to empower the public by starting a larger conversation about energy, the University of Houston has launched the UH Energy Fellows program, a group of 10 experts from a variety of disciplines.
A $950,000 National Science Foundation grant awarded to UH will fund a new high-performance computer equipped with accelerators, a new technology that promises to be the prevailing trend of the future.
Members of Houston’s Third Ward community are receiving healthy meals delivered to their door courtesy of University of Houston students.
- Oct 14 7pm
Tamara Keith, keynote lecture in conjunction with "Collaboration: Women Re-making American Political Culture".
- Oct 15 4pm
Join the Blaffer Art Museum Student Association at the museum and in the Fine Arts courtyard for fun, food, music, performances by UH Modern Dance, art-making and tours of our critically acclaimed exhibitions, "Time / Image" and "Zina Saro-Wiwa: Did You Know We Taught Them How to Dance?"
- Oct 16 12:30pm
The Barbara Karkabi Living Archives Series features interviews with women from the Houston area, which are videotaped and collected in the Carey C. Shuart Women' Archive at the UH library, Special Collections.
- Oct 23 7:30pm
Opera by Jules Massenet. Manon is an endlessly melodic, lavish and splendid evocation of the 18th century in all its decadence and glamor that is oh, so French Sung in the original French with English surtitles. October 23- 26.
- Nov 4 7:30pm
Works by Prescott, Rachmaninoff, Lington, Musella. Noe Marmolejo, trumpet.
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.
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.