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UH Statement on Gov. Abbott's March 2 Executive Order
The University of Houston is reviewing Governor Abbott’s March 2 executive order regarding the mask mandate and opening Texas businesses 100% to determine the safest path forward for our campus community.
Humana and UH Announce New Value-based Care Specialization Program
Humana and the University of Houston have launched a Value-based Care Specialization online program to support providers, academia and other business and industry professionals and the public in learning about the fundamentals and real-world application of value-based care that has become integral to improving outcomes in health care.
New Research Highlights Impact of the Digital Divide
COVID-19 has drawn new attention to the digital divide, as the need for online schooling and working from home has disproportionately hurt those without computer equipment and skills. Research by Paul A. Pavlou, dean of the C. T. Bauer College of Business, found that people with basic Information Technology skills are more likely to be employed, even in jobs that aren’t explicitly tied to those skills.
Pathway for Texas to Lead Energy Transition
In a new white paper by Gutierrez Energy Management Institute, Center for Houston’s Future and University of Houston Energy, a pathway is laid for Texas to lead the energy transition and Houston to reduce carbon emissions to zero.
With Lithium in High Demand, UH Researcher Examines New Sources
Kyung Jae Lee, assistant professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation for $508,722 to contribute to the enhancement and diversification of the domestic supply of lithium for sustainable and renewable energy storage.
UH Receives $10 Million Legacy Gift from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
UH has received a $10 million gift from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to help the Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management navigate challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. This legacy gift, which creates an unrestricted endowment, will help the college fulfill its mission of training the next generation of hospitality leaders.
Targeted Delivery of Highly Toxic Anti-Cancer Drug to Brain Tumors
UH biomedical researcher Sheeren Majd is reporting the development and testing of a new nano-carrier as a potential treatment to deliver highly toxic medicine to glioblastomas, the most common and aggressive form of primary brain tumors.
UH Poet Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
Joy Priest, a first-year doctoral candidate in the University of Houston’s renowned Creative Writing Program, has received a Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.
UH Receives $5 Million to Combat HIV/AIDS Epidemic
A new $5 million grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. extends the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work’s effort to eradicate the underlying serious and systemic challenges that contribute to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Southern United States.
Three UH Engineers Named to National Academy of Inventors
(From left to right) Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors Senior Member Class of 2021.
Cambridge Bound Coog
UH graduate student Phillip Kieval has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, widely regarded as one of the most prestigious national fellowships.
UH College of Medicine Newest Member of Texas Medical Center
The University of Houston College of Medicine is the newest official member of the Texas Medical Center (TMC) – the largest medical city in the world – following approval by the TMC Board of Directors.
Mar 10 11:00 am
#CultureGram Pop-up Photo Experience
The Council for Cultural Activities’ newest event of the year, #CultureGram, is an immersive pop-up photo experience. Explore 5 curated cultural rooms and have fun, express yourself, and snap mind-blowing photos! The event will feature 5 rooms decorated to represent the cultural diversity present at the UH campus. with the following themes: Black History, LGBTQ+, Women Empowerment, Language, and Food from different cultures. The rooms are meant to serve as an interactive photo experience for students to explore and appreciate the diversity at UH.
Mar 10 1:00 pm
UH Energy Electric Vehicle Webinar Series: Vehicle Miles Traveled Analysis & Electrification Potential of the Houston Region
Bridget Gilmore, second-year M.E.M. candidate at the Yale School of the Environment studying business, energy, and the environment, will present her analysis of publicly available vehicle miles traveled data and learnings of the associated emissions in the Houston region. More Information
Mar 26 11:00 am
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Career Fair
Apr 01 2:00 pm
Step UP! - Sexual Violence Prevention
Step UP! is UH’s bystander intervention program to educate students on how to intervene in potentially harmful situations.
Apr 02 9:00 am
COMPASS: Sexual Misconduct Response Training
UH and the WGRC offer a confidential campus-based resource to assist students, faculty, and staff who have been impacted by sexual misconduct (including stalking, sexual harassment, domestic violence, and sexual assault).
Apr 05 2:00 pm
Trauma Informed Mindfluness
Apr 05 5:00 pm
Sexual Assault and Mental Health
Apr 06 12:00 pm
Understanding Sexual Violence
Apr 07 10:00 am
Apr 07 12:00 pm
THE HIVE Book Club Meeting
This semester, the Women and Gender Resource Center will be collaborating with the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, and UH Wellness for our monthly discussions at THE HIVE. The team will be using the memoir All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson to guide discussions around the themes of family support and recognition of queer members, healing from sexual assault, and being in a fraternity as a Black queer individual, and much more.
Apr 07 2:00 pm
Coping with Sexual Assault Trauma
Apr 12 2:00 pm
Stages of Healing from Trauma
The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation. UH has grown to service the city of Houston and beyond through our extensive educational offerings, partnerships with local businesses and contributions to the community. Explore more below about how we are cultivating the future through Energy, Health, Arts, and Athletics to create success for our students and alumni.