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Adaptive Athletics @ UH was honored as Undergraduate Student Organization of the Year at the 2014 Campus Leaders Reception on Tuesday. Founded in 2013, the UH Department of Health and Human Performance student organization is dedicated to promoting athletic programs for students with disabilities. The organization is best known for its wheelchair rugby camps in the summer and the Cougar Cup Wheelchair Rugby Tournament it hosted earlier this year.

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Arte Publico Press' Kanellos Bestowed Lifetime Achievement Award

Nicolás Kanellos, University of Houston Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies and director of Arte Público Press, will receive the prestigious 2014 Enrique Anderson Imbert award from the Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española or the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. The award recognizes the lifetime achievement of an individual who has contributed to the knowledge and dissemination of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture in the U.S.

New York Times Best-selling Author Brené Brown to Receive UH Social Work Award

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. A nationally renowned speaker, Brown has spent more than a dozen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame.

April 26 Sports Performance Clinic Fast Approaching

The University of Houston Sports Performance department's Sports Performance clinic on Saturday, April 26, at UH's Athletics/Alumni Center is rapidly approaching. Led by UH's co-director of sports performance Brian Odom, the clinic will feature five speakers from the sports performance world along with breakfast and lunch as part of the event's registration.

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