- Most forecasts about the future of higher education have focused on how the institutions themselves will be affected – including the possibility of less demand for classes on campus and fewer tenured faculty members as people take courses online. When researchers at the University of Houston tackled the issue, they focused instead on what students will need in the future, including improved mentoring, personalized learning and feedback in real time.
Education Program on Classroom Management Strategies Receives $3.5 Million Grant from Institute of Education Sciences
- The UH Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline (CMCD) program, part of the College of Education, is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to study how CMCD strategies impact behavior and achievement of Houston students.
- Olafs Daugulis has been named the Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry at UH. Since joining UH in 2003, Daugulis has performed groundbreaking research in synthetic organic and organometallic chemistry.
- Jakoah Brgoch, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded a Robert A. Welch Professorship in High Temperature Superconductivity and Chemical Materials from the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston.The Robert A. Welch Foundation created the professorships to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, research faculty and visiting scientists.
- Who and what is a sociologist? A new undergraduate course taught by Shayne Lee, associate professor of sociology, will focus on the writings of journalist and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell in order to delve into the nature of the scientific study of human social relationships and institutions through the lens of popular culture consumption.
- The University of Houston has released its 2014 national commercial, which highlights the University’s 667-acre campus, including the new TDECU Stadium, and features students and athletes in action.
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