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From the UH News Room

  • UH Moores Opera Center Earns National Honors

    Opera fans enthusiastically applauded the University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center productions of “Rappaccini’s Daughter” and “Frau Margot.” Both operas continue to earn ovations … including top honors from the National Opera Association.

  • UH Honors College Hosting World AIDS Day Info Fair, Film Screening Dec. 1

    University of Houston departments will come together on World AIDS Day to spotlight the issues surrounding this disease and share information.

  • UH Petroleum Engineering Program Hits Major Milestone

    The University of Houston’s petroleum engineering program – started in 2009 with just 20 undergraduate students – has been elevated to a full department within the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

  • Texas Psychological Association Honors Dean of UH College of Education

    The Texas Psychological Association (TPA) presented its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Robert McPherson, dean of the University of Houston College of Education. The event occurred at the TPA’s annual convention in San Antonio.

  • 'Unsilent Night' Celebrates the Season Along Bayou

    The holidays often conjure up images of sleigh rides and snow. In Houston, however, community members are more familiar with the lush, green environment of the city’s bayous. Soon, families can kick off the holiday season along one of the city’s waterways during one of the city’s most unique celebrations, “Unsilent Night.”


Happening on and around campus

Nov 27 11am

UH Football vs Navy

Come out and cheer on the Coogs as they play Navy in the last regular season game.

Nov 28 7pm

UH Mens Basketball vs ULM

Coogs play the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Dec 3 7:30pm

Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien. Arutiunian: Concerto for Trumpet. Lieuwen: Concerto Alfresco Lington: Triple Concerto (World Premiere)

Dec 4 12pm

Emerging Choreographers

Students showcase their production, choreography, costume design and lighting talents in the UH School of Theatre & Dance's presentation of Emerging Choreographers. Performances are at noon and 7:30 p.m.

Dec 10 2pm

Take a Study Break

Paws & Relax for four days of stress relief with therapy dogs in the MD Anderson Library . Dec. 7 & 9: 7-9 p.m.; Dec 8: 8-9 p.m.; Dec. 10: 2-4 p.m. Also enjoy Finals Mania and Illustrate Your Manuscript.

Taking Out Cancer: Three UH researchers, Three innovative approaches to cancer treatment

2015 Research and Innovation Magazine

The University of Houston is creating research excellence. This issue of Research and Innovation engages readers with stories about cutting-edge approaches to cancer treatment, how the brain is affected by expressive dance, intriguing findings through laser mapping, and many more groundbreaking scientific discoveries.


Fall 2015 University of Houston Magazine

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.