UH Law Center Professor Says Law Enforcement Officers Should Face Criminal Penalties for 'Police Bystanderism'
In a forthcoming law review article, Zachary Kaufman, an associate professor of law and political science in the UH Law Center, suggests law enforcement officers should face criminal penalties for not intervening when their colleagues are using excessive force.
Next-Gen Stroke Rehab: Robot at Home
The first stroke patient to bring home a brain-controlled exoskeleton, developed at the University of Houston and now in clinical trials, is making history with the next-generation stroke rehabilitation program. Watch him here!
Are Your COVID-19 Vaccinations Up to Date? It Might Depend on Your Politics, New Study Suggests
Many people in Texas are updating their COVID vaccine with a fourth dose, while some still say no to any shot at all. Why the difference? A new survey from University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs points to political ideology as the biggest influencer.
Study Finds Low Vitamin D Levels in Young People of Color
Results from a University of Houston College of Nursing study find 61% of Black and Hispanic adolescents have vitamin D deficiency and higher incidence and worse outcomes for cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, type 2 diabetes and renal disease, all of which have been linked to vitamin D levels.
Science by Cyborg Teams: Destiny of Science Modeled and Explained in New Study
Integrating knowledge from multiple scientific disciplines to form new overarching knowledge that propels modern civilization is known as science convergence. UH researcher Ioannis Pavlidis modeled the evolution of convergence through machine learning and advanced data analytics to predict the future of science.
UH Athletics Launches Big 12 Conference Fundraising Campaign
The UH Athletics Department has officially launched a comprehensive $150 million fundraising campaign centered on competitive excellence in the Big 12 Conference. Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen will contribute $1 million to HOUSTON RISE in support of the Football Development Center
Do Tattoos Still Carry a Burden in Today’s Workplace?
Tattoos in the workplace are not always distractions. They may even give a little boost to your image on the job – depending on where you work. A recent UH study found creative careers to be the friendliest for body ink. Other settings, including medicine, may give different vibes.
Blaffer Art Museum Presents First Solo Museum Exhibition of UH Alumna Guzmán Capron
The Blaffer Art Museum presents the first solo exhibition of Oakland-based artist and University of Houston alumna Maria A. Guzmán Capron, opening Friday, July 15 from 6-9 p.m. Capron creates fantastical hybrid figures that explore converging forms of identity, culture, desire and social exchange.
Art Students Preparing for the Digital World in the West Texas Desert
The rugged beauty of the west Texas desert is the backdrop for a unique new course that is giving University of Houston graduate art students the creative coding tools they'll need to navigate, and hopefully succeed in, an ever-evolving digital world.
Biochemistry Researchers Repair and Regenerate Heart Muscle Cells
Researchers at the University of Houston are reporting a first-of-its-kind technology that not only repairs heart muscle cells in mice but also regenerates them following a heart attack, or myocardial infarction as its medically known.
Progress on Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
As more than 6 million Americans continue living with Alzheimer’s disease, a University of Houston biomedical engineer is reporting the development of a new probe for detection of the protein that is known to be a hallmark of Alzheimer’s. The finding could signal a step forward in early detection of the disease.
University of Houston System Partnership with NASA’s Johnson Space Center to Help ‘Advance Human Spaceflight’
The University of Houston System and NASA’s Johnson Space Center are expanding a longtime partnership to work collaboratively on joint research, technology development, technology transfer, training and educational and outreach initiatives.
Aug 19 12:00 am
Save the Date: First Lecture 2022
First Lecture returns to an in-person event. Kick off the academic year with inspirational speakers as they provide insights for moving forward toward a better future. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to this free event on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 at the UH Cullen Performance Hall.
Oct 12 11:00 am
Fresh Check Day
Join us for interactive booths, free giveaways and an honest and open conversation on mental health!
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