UH Researcher on Team Developing Sense-and-Respond Cancer Implant Technology
Federally funded research project could slash US cancer deaths by half. Dr. Weiyi Peng, assistant professor of biology and biochemistry, is co-principal investigator and one of three group leaders of the project.
U.S. Department of Defense Awards $63.5M Contract to University of Houston to Revolutionize Army Decision-Making
The largest contract ever awarded to the University of Houston has come from the U.S. Department of Defense for $63.5M. UH will help revolutionize U.S. Army decision-making and develop new technologies for future battlefields.
UH Campus Receives Turkey Day Classic Texas Historical Marker
For nearly two decades on Thanksgiving Day from 1946-1966, the University of Houston campus site that is now TDECU Stadium hosted the Turkey Day Classic football game between Phillis Wheatley High School and Jack Yates High School. Recognizing the impact the annual tradition had on Houston, the Harris County Historical Commission unveiled an official state historical marker at the site.
Celebrating 100 Years of Stories at the University of Houston
UH’s Center for Public History and UH Libraries present the “Agents of Change” exhibit and launch the newest version of Houston History magazine to celebrate UH’s decades of impact on Houston over the last 100 years. The exhibit opening and magazine launch event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion at UH’s MD Anderson Library.
Houston Athletics and Memorial Hermann Launch New Chapter
The University of Houston Athletics program is receiving support from Memorial Hermann Health System for its planned state-of-the-art Houston Football Operations Center and scholarships for Houston’s student-athletes. In recognition of the agreement, the University has awarded Memorial Hermann naming rights to the center.
UH Research Team Awarded $4M to Convert Plastic Waste into Useful Materials
A new interdisciplinary research project underway at the University of Houston, funded by a $4 million grant from The Welch Foundation’s new Catalyst for Discovery Program, aims to develop innovative chemical processes to transform plastic waste into useful materials.
Sep 28 4:00 pm
Forging a More Humane Vision of Justice Lecture
In “Gideon’s Promise, A Public Defender Movement to Transform Criminal Justice,” author Jonathan Rapping combines wisdom drawn from his experience representing a disproportionate number of poor people of color who rely on others to navigate the law on their behalf.
Sep 29 12:00 pm
WEBINAR: Fueling Houston with Hydrogen - The Switch is On
Discussion centered on how the cost of providing hydrogen refueling in the Houston area would compare with current fuel prices.
Sep 30 8:00 am
Join the Undergraduate Admissions team at our grand on-campus experience for prospective students to get to know their future home! Here, you’ll learn about UH, your academic college of interest, scholarships and financial aid and receive insight from current students about their experience.
Oct 02 12:00 pm
Freedom of the Press in an Era of Misinformation
American philosopher Tara Smith will speak on the freedom of the press in the era of misinformation. Her talk will cover escalating concerns about the dangers of misinformation, the quality of public debate and the push for public accountability.
Oct 03 11:00 am
Celebrate Oktoberfest with us Coogs! Join us for culturally-inspired food, music and activities on October 3rd at Moody Dining Commons!
Oct 05 11:00 am
Career and Internship Fair
The Fall 2023 Career & Internship Fair, organized by University Career Services (UCS), will take place on October 5, 2023. Open to all majors and recent alumni, this event provides a platform for employers to connect with talented individuals at the University of Houston (UH) seeking internships or full-time employment.
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