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UH College of Education Supports Students with Food Pantry

As part of the College of Education’s Personal Early Educational Performance Support, or PEEPS, program the College opened a free food pantry to help students in need. Student success coach Laura Lee (left) works with student Stephanie Martinez to maintain PEEPS Pantry. Read more …


Artsy News, Coogs: School Spirit Skyrockets with Gameday Murals

UH Athletics partnered with the UH School of Art to help promote the 2018 – 2019 season by designing sidewalk murals for three games. The season kicked off Sept. 8 with a “Hispanic Heritage” mural, which will be followed by a “Celebrate Houston” mural Sept. 22 and a “Dress like a Superhero” mural Oct. 27. Each theme highlights the diversity and creativity at UH and throughout the City of Houston. Read more …


U.S. Senate Debate at UH

UH has the honor to host a debate between U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso. The debate, one in a series of three across the Lone Star State, will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 in the Student Center Theater and will be broadcast on ABC13 and Univision43. Read more …


Elizabeth D. Rockwell Lecture Series Guest: Soledad O’Brien

Soledad O’Brien, one of the most recognized names in broadcasting, will be the guest speaker for the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Lecture Series Friday, Oct. 12. Through the power of storytelling, O’Brien brings a fresh perspective on diverse and contemporary issues to foster change in communities and organizations. Read more …


UHCO Program Manager Lyle Tate Remains Committed to Student Success

Congratulations to Lyle Tate on being selected as a Certified Appreciative Adviser. Lyle is the program manager for Admissions, Recruiting and Advising for the UH College of Optometry. This selection is a coveted process through the Appreciative Advising Institute. The whole concept of the AAI is student focused and goal oriented and works through six phases of advising: Disarm, Discover, Dream, Design, Deliver and Don’t Settle. Read more …


Faculty & Staff News

    • UH College of Pharmacy Professor and researcher Vincent H. Tam, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ-ID), has been named as a 2018 Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in recognition of his contributions to the field of infectious diseases. Discover more.
    • UH College of Pharmacy Ph.D. student Asma El-Zailik received her third consecutive American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) award for her high-quality research submitted for presentation at ACCP's annual meetings. Her latest project ranked among the top 16 student submissions this year. Read more.
    • UH Law Center Professor Emeritus Richard M. Alderman is moving his popular "People's Law School" online to reach a wider audience and make it more accessible to people in need of basic information about their legal rights. Alderman is known as "The People's Lawyer" for his four decades of work with the public. Learn more.
    • Ronald Sampson, lead plumber, was recognized for his dedication to outstanding service with the President’s Excellence Award. He was surprised when he discovered that he was a recipient of the President's Excellence award and is glad to be recognized for his skills, knowledge, dedication and years of service to the University. Read more.

On Campus

    • The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping is best-known for its headline-grabbing work in archaeology. Now, the Center has produced important science from its work with earthquakes, landslides, wildfires and other efforts to map terrain and how it evolves over time. Read more.
    • The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences has received a $4 million anonymous gift in support of its Creative Writing Program, among multiple CLASS initiatives. Additionally, it will support research and help attract and retain top scholars, particularly in creative writing. Read more. 
    • The C. T. Bauer College of Business has renamed the Department of Management to the Department of Management & Leadership, a more apt description of both the strength of its leadership expertise and increasing interest in that sector of the management field. Read more.
    • UH students, faculty and staff are now able to order personal-sized pizzas to go from Moody Towers Dini
    • ng Commons during the late-night hours using the Boost mobile ordering app. Starting Sept. 20, the to-go pizza will be available from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., seven days a week. Read more.
    • A joint flu shot clinic for eligible UH employees will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the MD Anderson Library, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion, at the UH Technology Bridge, Bldg 1, Room 214 and at the Sugar Land Campus, AMG, Rm. 102. During these sessions, eligible BCBSTX HealthSelect and/or KELSEYCARE members can receive their yearly flu shot. Register by Friday, Sept 28 to participate. Register now.