- A biomedical engineer at UH is working to develop highly innovative technology to make blood transfusions safer. His work is supported by a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
- The University of Houston has joined with partners across the Texas A&M System and the Texas Medical Center to create the Center for Translational Environmental Health Research, a cross-institutional initiative to promote integrated environmental health research and translate research advances into practices that can improve human health.
- Professor Nicolás Kanellos will be recognized with a lifetime achievement award by the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. The award honors an individual who has contributed to the knowledge and dissemination of the Spanish language and HIspanic culture.
- The University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance welcomes the first students in its new Master of Athletic Training program. Fifteen students will embark on the inaugural program beginning June 2.
- University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) research professor Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, will receive the college’s Spirit of Excellence in Social Work Award at the GCSW’s upcoming 2014 Biennial Scholarship Gala at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, April 25, at the Hotel ZaZa in Houston.
- Each day, approximately 19,000 vehicles travel on the stretch of Cullen Boulevard that runs through the University of Houston campus. For many members of the campus community and visitors, the street is the primary gateway to campus and into the historical Third Ward neighborhood. Wear and tear, however, have taken their toll on the street that leads to many of UH’s facilities – including research labs, theaters, concert halls, museum and sports venues .
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