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  • FBI Lecture Offers Guidance on Protecting Research Data

    FBI Lecture Offers Guidance on Protecting Research Data

    As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the UH Division of Research and University Information Technology invite you to attend "Who is Stealing Your Research?: FBI Special Agents' Strategies for Protecting Research Information", a lecture presented by two Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  • Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day

    Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day

    The Graduate School and Provost Paula Myrick Short invite you to the first Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day. This event will showcase graduate research-related activities across all disciplines on Oct. 31.

  • Nina Vance and the Alley Theatre: A Life’s Work

    Nina Vance and the Alley Theatre: A Life’s Work

    A new exhibit at the University of Houston Libraries illuminates the life of visionary Alley Theatre founder Nina Vance, and provides a contextual history of the theatre's rise to prominence.

  • Virtual Patients Come Alive in New Simulation Lab

    Virtual Patients Come Alive in New Simulation Lab

    This fall, UH optometry students began hands-on training in a first-of-its-kind simulation lab that offers them 24/7 access to virtual patients. The lab is the only one at an optometric program in the country and the largest in the world.

  • 'SMART Cougars' Project Addresses Alarming Rise in Minority Youth HIV Diagnoses

    'SMART Cougars' Project Addresses Alarming Rise in Minority Youth HIV Diagnoses

    A three-year project from the GCSW aims to stem the alarming rise in HIV/AIDS diagnoses in minority youth by offering a new kind of testing on campus and in the community.

  • Unique Holdings at University of Houston Libraries

    Unique Holdings at University of Houston Libraries

    Faculty, students, researchers and anyone interested in discovering rare literary treasures are invited to attend a brown bag lecture on Wednesday, October 29 in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion at the MD Anderson Library.

Headlines

From the UH News Room

  • UH Speech and Debate Students Earn Study Tour of South Africa

    UH Speech and Debate team members Eric Lanning and Tanweer Rajwani took the top honors in The Mvubu Debates. The duo defeated Harvard University in the event’s final round and earned a study tour of South Africa.

  • UH Researcher Wins $1.5 Million Federal Solar Energy Award

    A University of Houston researcher is trying a novel approach to create high efficiency, low cost solar cells in an effort to bring the cost down to that of traditional electricity sources.

  • Sociologist Jennifer Glass to Deliver UH McGovern Lecture

    The University of Houston has invited noted sociologist Jennifer Glass to deliver the John P. McGovern Endowed Lecture in Family, Health, and Human Values at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 30, in the UH University Center Theater.

  • College of Social Work, Collaborators Work for Accurate Count of Homeless Youth

    The official count of homeless youth in Houston is listed between 268 and 3,000. An effort partnering the Graduate College of Social Work, The University of Texas School of Nursing and the UH-Downtown will use innovative counting methods to secure an accurate count of homeless youth to better address their challenges.

  • UH Mitchell Center's 'Afoot!' Steps into East End Street Fest

    The University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is delivering music and movement to Houston’s historical community. The performance “Afoot!” combines the talents of choreographers and three popular city marching bands – UH’s Spirit of Houston, Milby High School’s Marching Thunder, Austin High School’s Sonic Boom.

Events

Happening on and around campus

Oct 24 7:30pm

Moores Opera Center Presents "The Tales of Hoffman"

by Jacques Offenbach. A phantasmagorical mixture of steampunk, the supernatural, and romantic decadence woven together into three different stories.

Oct 27 7:30pm

A.I. Lack Series Master Class

Featuring Carole Terry,organist (University of Washington)

Oct 29 10am

Enrollments Services Street Team Event

Spring 2015 enrollment is only two weeks away! Let your Enrollment Services Street Team help you get ready. Stop by our table at the UC Oct. 29 and 30.

Nov 3 7pm

24th Annual Choral Invitational

Concert Chorale with Clements, College Park, Dawson, Stratford high schools. Conductors: Betsy Cook Weber, Mary Matysiak, Erin Bodhaine, Roxan Silva and Peter Steinmetz

Nov 6 1:30pm

Staff Council Meeting

General meetings are open to all staff.

Join the UH1UP Challenge!

Join the UH1UP Challenge!

This scavenger hunt will help you find academic resources, learn about UH, and network with fellow Coogs.

UH Homecoming

UH Homecoming

Homecoming is more than a football game, it's a week-long celebration and one of the oldest traditions on campus!