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Chris Pezman Named Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics

Chris Pezman is coming home, as the Houston Football letterman and former captain has been named vice president for intercollegiate athletics and director of athletics at the University of Houston. Read more …


UH Fall 2017 Magazine: Trailblazer - 10 Years of Leadership

The story of the past 10 years is the story of our progress, our success and our determination. Read more …


Faculty & Staff News


  • Hanadi Rifai, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of civil and environmental engineering at UH, will serve as director of the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute. Read more ...
  • The University of Houston’s Board of Visitors (BoV) has added 15 new members. The Board of Visitors is a diverse group of private sector industry leaders who have distinguished themselves in their selected fields. For the complete roster, click here.
  • Ralph Metcalfe, professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering, predicts radical improvement in treatment of failing hearts within a decade with his next-gen heart pump. Alex Smith is working to perfect the new removable device. Discover more here ...

On Campus

  • New dining service provider Chartwells Higher Education has implemented exciting changes at the more than 30 on-campus food locations including creative new culinary, technological and sustainability-related enhancements. Read more...
  • The popular Campus Food Truck program has expanded its weekend hours to help better serve the campus community. See more...
  • After months of retrieving hundreds of thousands of pieces of shattered glass from the streets of Houston, Gabriel Martinez, an adjunct faculty member, is turning those remnants into art for a unique exhibition at Blaffer Art Museum. The installation is on display Oct. 27 through Jan. 27. See more...
  • A new exhibit at the University of Houston Libraries will open on November 5 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the National Women’s Conference. The exhibit will feature materials comprising documents and ephemera from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection in the Carey Shuart Women’s Research Collection. See more...
  • Expect to see — and smell — a tasty array of new dining options springing up on campus during the fall semester. Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management students are launching a series of pop-up restaurants called Pop-Up Barron’s. See more...