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Pomp and Circumstance: Student Success Shines Bright Among 2016 Graduates

- 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.
Lisa Merkl

First Graduates of the New UH Hilton College-San Antonio Set to Cross the Stage

- Graduation is a special time, but for students Richard Bundick and Anesa Sankar the accomplishment has extra meaning. They are the first graduates of the new UH Hilton College-San Antonio. They’ll join fellow hotel and restaurant management graduates in Houston for the college’s convocation ceremony at 9 a.m., Friday, May 13 at Hofheinz Pavilion.
Marisa Ramirez

UH Students Learn About ‘The Natural Resource Curse’

- Students in a new interdisciplinary course at the University of Houston are learning about the troubled history of energy exploration in Africa and other developing countries and discussing ways to change the future.
Jeannie Kever

Engineering Student Wins NSF Research Fellowship

- A University of Houston student set to graduate this spring has been awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation, propelling him toward a graduate degree in chemical engineering.
Jeannie Kever

UH Students Put Their ‘Paws for the Cause’ to Help aniMeals on Wheels

- This semester, a group of students at the University of Houston’s Jack J. Valenti School of Communication are using their talents to bring attention to aniMeals on Wheels and collect pet food donations.

History-Making Retired Astronaut Scott Kelly to Deliver Commencement Address to UH Grads

- 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 4,000 University of Houston graduates.
Pnina Topham

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