Noted Architect Thom Mayne Leads Study of Houston’s Future
A collaboration between Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne and the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design at the University of Houston focused on the unique problems the city will face in the future, including the reinvention of the current energy infrastructure, changing real estate and density, and the ways in which the city’s lack of zoning can generate new ideas.
People Power: Technology Allows Smartphone-based Water Testing
Ever wondered what’s in the neighborhood pond? Technology developed by researchers at the University of Houston will allow you to test for waterborne pathogens by using your smartphone.
Richard Walker Elected to APLU Student Affairs Executive Committee
Richard Walker, VC/VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, has been elected to serve on the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Council on Student Affairs (CSA) Executive Committee.
UH Receives $1.45 Million Boost to Prepare STEM Teachers
Answering the call for more high school math and science teachers, UH is using a $1.45 million National Science Foundation grant to bolster its teachHOUSTON math and science teacher preparation program in a big way.
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.
Dec 5 8:30pm
Finals Mania!-Late Night Breakfast
Take a break from studying and enjoy a late night breakfast in the library!
Dec 6 8:30am
Stress Free Finals
UH departments offer fun, free and helpful events across campus through - Dec. 6.
Dec 8 6pm
Join the Mitchell Center, in collaboration with Buffalo Bayou Partnership for a free interactive holiday event.
Dec 10 12:30pm
Mens Basketball vs Rhode Island
Cheer on the Coogs as they play Rhode Island
Dec 15 2pm
College Convocation Ceremonies
Families and friends are encouraged to attend. Ceremonies are scheduled December 15 & 16 at various locations and times.
Dec 17 4pm
Mens Basketball vs UT Rio Grande
Cheer on the Coogs as they play UT Rio Grande.
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UH Arts provide students the fuel to awaken the imagination and contribute real art to the real world. Read how students use their experiences and thoughts to ignite the imagination.
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UH Athletics is driving sportsmanship to new levels by preparing student-athletes to be champions for life. Read about how student-athletes are achieving success in academics and athletics.
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