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10 Years of Leadership

Leadership

Message From The President

President Khator expounds upon the value of the arts at UH.

Amr Elnashai

With an extraordinary passion for serving and a distinguished pedigree to lead, Amr Elnashai has taken the helm of UH's dynamically growing research organization.

Anthony P. “Tony” Ambler

The College of Technology celebrated its 75th anniversary this year, but Dean Anthony “Tony” Ambler was thinking about the future, not the past, as he took office this summer.

Neelesh Mutyala

At 20 years old, he’s the youngest student regent to serve the UH System and the first from the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Public Art of the University of Houston System

The UH System public art collection boasts hundreds of pieces from artists around the world and is one of the top university public art collections in the nation. Carlos Cruz-Diez, regarded as one of the most important contemporary Latin American artists, created this multi-colored, serpentine shaped piece called “Double Physichromie.” It is best viewed in motion and at different angles as the colors and shapes change the appearance depending on the viewpoint.

Making an Impact

Strings Attached

UH Moores School of Music partners with the Houston Youth Symphony.

Cultivating Community

UH Honors College students plant an orchard in Houston’s Greater East End.

Is it Healthier to Take off your Shoes Indoors?

UH researcher finds it’s not just good manners, it’s good hygiene.

Fear Factor

It’s possible to overcome a fear of public speaking.

Grains of Truth

The UH cougar dubbed the “Coffee King” embarks on a spirited venture.

Can You Trust At-Home Genetic Testing?

UH expert answers some common questions.

Digital Daze

How technology is affecting our health.

The Art of the Matter

For three current and former University of Houston students, home is where the heart and ART is.

Painting the Region Red

UH offers degree programs across greater Houston.

Optometry Care on a Bus

This September marked the 10-year anniversary of the Mobile Eye Institute, which launched through a partnership with the City of Houston.

Just an Illusion

From the Kung Fu days of Bruce Lee to modern-day sword fights in “Game of Thrones,” stage combat has long been a vital component of movies, television and the theater.

Campus Affairs

Celebrity Sightings at UH

The University of Houston welcomes notable people from around the world.

A Fountain of History

Campus landmark continues to delight a new generation of cougars.

Art According to Alton DuLaney

Everything is art according to DuLaney, who brands items such as framed paintings, dried flowers and mums with the word ART.

harvey

A Stormy History

Situated on the Gulf Coast, UH has weathered its share of windy, watery disasters over the years.

Unscheduled Road trip

The University of Houston football program turned the interruption caused by Harvey into an opportunity to help the community.

Informing Our Community

Through regular and open communication, the campus community, family and friends stayed informed throughout the storm.

Cougars in the Community

Helping Houstonians Weather Hurricane Harvey

In Case You Missed It

USA Men’s National Basketball Team practices at UH for FIBA AmeriCup 2017

Zachary Turpin discovered a previously unknown novella by the poet Walt Whitman

Final Game at Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston defeated East Carolina 73-51

UH professor’s anti-icing material earns top 10 spot at NASA iTech competition

UH alumnus Jon Kirkland joins cast of Chicago’s Hamilton

UH celebrated its 90th birthday on March 7, 2017

UH alumna Stephanie Rice competed on NBC’s The Voice

Former UH quarterback Greg Ward Jr. lands Sports Illustrated cover

UH says goodbye to the white-tailed squirrel

UH scientist discovers new layer within Earth’s mantle

New Cougar Statue at TDECU Stadium

New England Patriots practice at TDECU Stadium before the big game

Innovation & Insight

Where Nerve Meets Muscle

A biomedical engineer is working to perfect the use of Botox in stroke survivors.

Fuel of the Future

Hydrogen fuel cells promise unlimited clean energy. UH physicists may have unlocked the secret.

Mars in a Box

Journey to the Red Planet: Maintaining the strength of astronauts.

The Future of Texas

It will be bigger, more diverse and more urban. How should we use that knowledge?

Olivas Follows a Higher Calling

Growing up in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico in the 1950s, Michael A. Olivas was a dreamy young man with grand ideas of altruism and a passion for rock and roll.

Last Look

ONE OF THE MOST ORNATE MANUSCRIPTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON’S DIGITAL COLLECTION IS THE BOOK OF HOURS, USE OF REIMS, A FRENCH DEVOTIONAL BOOK GIFTED TO THE LIBRARY’S SPECIAL COLLECTIONS BY THE ROCKWELL FUND. THE ILLUMINATED SCRIPT WRITTEN ON PARCHMENT WAS USED TO NOTE THE TIME OF DAY IN 14TH CENTURY FRANCE WITH PRAYERS AND PSALMS.