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From the UH News Room

  • UH Hosts Pioneer in Postcolonial Literature Gayatri Spivak, Jan. 29

    The University of Houston welcomes to campus Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, a world renowned literary theorist and postcolonial studies expert, to deliver a lecture at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29 at the University Theater, Student Center, room 103. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Students Unveil Mars Rover Models at UH Saturday, Jan. 31

    Houston-area elementary and middle school students will be showing off Mars Rover models they built at the University of Houston’s 13th annual Mars Rover Model Celebration and Competition Saturday, Jan. 31.

  • UH Selected to Lead Offshore Energy Research Center

    The University of Houston will lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues, including research and technology to improve the sustainable and safe development of energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Piano Stars to Shine During 32nd Annual International Piano Festival

    For more than three decades, the University of Houston has welcomed rising stars and music legends to campus for the International Piano Festival. This year’s event continues the tradition with performances and master classes from the festival’s esteemed founder Abbey Simon and special guests Roberto Plano and Robert McDonald.

  • Moores Opera Center Opens 2015 with 'Frau Margot,' 'The Elixir of Love'

    What better way to ring in a new year of opera than with a Houston premiere and a classic comedy? The University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center delivers both when it opens its spring repertoire with Thomas Pasatieri’s “Frau Margot” and Gaetano Doinizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.”


Happening on and around campus

Jan 27 11:30am

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Featuring: Sister Outsider Poetry. Doors open at 11 a.m.

Jan 28 11am

UH Ethics in Science Series: The Devil's Heritage: Masuo Kodani, the "Nisei Problem," and Social Stratification at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission in Japan (1946-1954)

Professor Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis and panel discuss Masuo Kodani, a Japanese American geneticist best known for his work in the human chromosome story and for his work with human geneticist James V. Neel.

Jan 29 7:30pm

The Elixir of Love

The opera was a favorite of both Pavarotti and Caruso and we're sure it will become yours as well.

Jan 30 9am

UH Track and Field Howie Ryan Invitational

Enjoy the 2-day meet at the Athletics/Alumni Center's Yeoman Fieldhouse.

Feb 1 2pm

Frau Margot

Film noir meets opera. Atmospheric and enigmatic, Frau Margot is the opera that Hitchcock would have wanted to direct.

UH Launches Bold Reputation Campaign

UH Launches Bold Reputation Campaign

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 University of Houston Magazine

The University of Houston Magazine

Introducing the newly designed University of Houston Magazine Website – accessible via your smart phone, tablet or computer.