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After spending 340 consecutive days traveling 143 million miles in space, orbiting 5,440 times, watching 10,260 sunrises and sunsets, Scott Kelly, the American astronaut who captivated the world, will address over 5,000 University of Houston graduates.
Spotlighting major academic achievements, a legendary football season, prominent alumnus Mayor Sylvester Turner and the University’s commitment to the community.
This semester, two groups of University of Houston architecture students envisioned new amenities for two of the city's most historic neighborhoods.
Student artists from UH's School of Art will share their works at Blaffer Art Museum April 29 - May 14.
UHAA and the Houston Zoo have partnered since 2012 to house all official UH class rings in the cougar exhibit hall the night prior to each Ring Ceremony.
A University of Houston student has been awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation, propelling him toward a graduate degree in chemical engineering.
UH biologist Amy Sater will be developing a model for studying traumatic brain injury, thanks to a $386,000 grant from the Robert J. Kleberg Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation. Her research could one day lead to treatments that facilitate recovery.
This semester, University of Houston students from the School of Art’s Graphic Design Program teamed up with peers in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design to offer a glimpse into the Third Ward’s past. The project, “Animating History,” paired students who designed 22 life size map pins that illustrate once successful establishments along the Dowling Street corridor.
Walt Whitman is regarded as one of the greatest American poets. Much has been written about the man and his work, but a University of Houston scholar recently uncovered articles that shed fresh light on this important literary figure.
A group of University of Houston students has completed an ambitious senior project, refurbishing an out-of-date vacuum chamber at NASA’s Johnson Space Center that now will be used to test components bound for the International Space Station and, potentially, Mars or other deep space destinations.
Two University of Houston students have earned summer internships at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.
Students from 14 colleges and 240 disciplines will participate in UH’s commencement and convocation ceremonies May 11-14. Among the 5,002 students graduating this year are a number of remarkable student success stories.
- May 6 8am
Ring in National Bike Month by joining us for the second annual Bike to UH Day!
- May 6 1pm
Tom Tellez Invitational.
- May 6 6:30pm
The annual scholarship banquet supports students scholarship for books, tuition and international studies. Keynote speaker: Dallas S. Jones.
- May 7 2pm
UH play the Memphis Tigers in 3 games: May 6 at 5:30, May 7 at 2 p.m. and May 8 at noon.
- May 7 6pm
UHAA will honor outstanding alumni, which include nationally and locally prominent leaders in their fields.
The President’s report spotlights significant academic achievements, new national research centers of excellence, a stellar football season, and the University’s impact on the community and across the nation.
Revolutionary discoveries and developments at the University of Houston’s national centers, pioneering technologies used in our laboratories, a one-of-a-kind hospitality industry archives that has Hollywood calling – are just a few reasons why the University’s national competitiveness and prominence are distinctly recognizable.