UH President Khator Appointed to Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council
UH President Renu Khator has been appointed to the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Academic Advisory Council by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. She was one of eight new members announced Oct. 19.
Taste of the NFL Will Hold Its 26th Annual Party with a Purpose at University of Houston
This Super Bowl Eve, Taste of the NFL—the premier Super Bowl Week fundraiser dedicated to hunger relief—will host its 26th annual Party with a Purpose at UH. The event is attended by thousands of guests, including football legends, nationally renowned chefs and celebrity supporters.
UH Complies with State Law, Implements Campus Carry Policy
UH’s campus carry policy complies with state law, protects the rights of citizens and addresses the safety and security of the entire campus. The law, which went into effect Aug. 1, allows concealed handgun license holders to carry concealed handguns at public universities. For additional information, visit the campus carry or CougarSAFE websites.
UH Launches Institute to Address Health Disparities
With a mission to improve public health, the University of Houston’s new HEALTH Research Institute will focus on making improvements within communities that bear a disproportionate burden of disease and who are oftentimes disenfranchised, marginalized or underserved.
French Connection: UH School of Art Tapped for Collaboration
An international partnership formed to spur innovation in the arts will send graduate students from the University of Houston and the École des Beaux-Arts Nantes Metropole to search for inspiration in the far West Texas outpost of Marfa.
Marvin and Mariloli Odum Donate $1 Million for UH Scholarships
Marvin E. Odum III, the former president of Shell Oil Company, and his wife, Mariloli Odum, have donated $1 million to the University of Houston to create an endowment to provide scholarships.
UH Honors College Ranked Among Top 10 U.S. Programs
The UH Honors College is among the top 10 honors programs and colleges in the nation, according to the latest edition of “Inside Honors: Ratings and Reviews of Sixty Public University Honors Programs.”
Restoring Sand Dunes, One Microbe at a Time
Sand dunes pull double duty - offering a visual treat with their undulating curves and their ability to attract birds and other wildlife, while offering protection from storms and rising sea levels. But plants seldom thrive on restored sand dunes, and a UH researcher is working to understand the reasons.
UH Releases 2016-17 National Commercial: 'This Is Innovation'
The University of Houston has released its 2016-17 national commercial, "This Is Innovation," prominently featuring members of The Spirit of Houston marching band drum line and UH students in action.
University of Houston Receives Top Honors for Diversity
The University is honored to receive three Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) awards from INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
UH Among Best Colleges for Undergraduate Education
The Princeton Review is highlighting why more students are choosing Houston. The education services company ranks UH among the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education in the 2017 edition of its flagship college guide, "The Best 381 Colleges."
Oct 24 11am
Fall Fest 2016
A week long event celebrating fall.
Oct 27 1pm
A Conversation About Hip Hop and Masculinity
University of Houston Libraries and UH Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program will host a conversation between scholars.
Oct 27 5:30pm
John P. McGovern Endowed Lecture
Dr. Mark Anthony Neal will discuss "Family, Health and Human Values".
Oct 29 11am
UH Football vs. UCF
Houston to retire No. 7 to honor quarterbacks Case Keenum and David Klingler.
Oct 30 2:30pm
Kris Chapman, Carlos Guillermo Jung, Baha Lee, student conductors
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