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Using Disney Movies to Help with Child Development
Worried your children are getting too much screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic? A University of Houston study found animated movies can serve as valuable tools for parents and counselors alike to improve communication with children about tough issues.
COVID-19 Conversations: A Deeper Dive into the Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Youth
Findings from the first study to directly examine the experiences and perspectives of children and young adolescents from racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. during the pandemic reveal that staying at home had a tremendous impact on the mental health and well-being of Hispanic/Latinx youth.
COVID-19-Related Parenting Stress Impacted Eating Habits of Children
The incredible stress parents experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative effect on the eating habits of their children, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Houston College of Education.
UH College of Pharmacy Joins Nationwide Network of Universities to Transform How Medications and Vaccines are Delivered
The University of Houston College of Pharmacy is helping create healthier communities by joining a nationwide network of universities to transform how medications and vaccines are delivered.
UH Engineer Reports Advance in Rapid Cancer Detection and Monitoring
A University of Houston engineer is reporting fast screening of the surface proteins of exosomes for cancer diagnostics and biomarker discovery.
UH Among the Best in the Nation for Success of Hispanic Students
The University of Houston has been ranked among the top 100 Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the nation by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine for the second consecutive year.
C. Difficile Is Everywhere – Even on the Bottom of Footwear
Clostridium difficile or C. diff – a bacteria that causes inflammation of the colon and severe diarrhea – is widely prevalent in non-healthcare settings in the United States and around the world, according to University of Houston researchers who presented at IDWeek.
University of Houston is Part of National Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity
The University of Houston is part of a national initiative to increase the diversity of artificial intelligence researchers to make sure the technology of machine learning benefits everyone.
Caroline Randall Williams to Deliver Rockwell Lecture Oct. 7
Acclaimed author and activist Caroline Randall Williams will present her unique take on American identity when she delivers the 2021 Elizabeth D. Rockwell Lecture on Ethics and Leadership at the University of Houston.
UH Joins National Initiative to Advance Latino Humanities Studies
The University of Houston is part of a new consortium of Tier One Hispanic-Serving Institutions that has received a $5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to enhance teaching, research, cultural programming and archives in the area of Latino humanities studies.
Does Pollution Make Thunderstorms More Severe?
Atmospheric researchers from around the country, including the University of Houston, are studying effects of aerosols on storms in the Houston area. Their project called TRacking Aerosol Convection interactions ExpeRiment (TRACER) will begin October 1 and run through September 2022.
Holding Algorithms Responsible in Public Policy
University of Houston researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to conduct community-based research to design an algorithm-accountability benchmark for a wide range of algorithms used in public policy.
Oct 19 9:00 am
TAMEST Natural Hazards Summit Brought to You by HuRRI
Brought to you by the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute
Oct 19 11:00 am
Homecoming Spirit Teams will construct can sculptures that are sure to impress! Come out and grab some food, vote for your favorite sculpture and enjoy music while these CANstructions come to life.
Oct 19 7:00 pm
Strut Your Stuff
Come enjoy a night, full of fun, spirited variety skits and dances put on by student organizations across campus!
Oct 20 10:00 am
Tie Dye with Homecoming
Come out to get a free shirt to tie-dye with Homecoming! We’ll provide all the supplies for you to bring your colorful creation to life! Speaking of creativity, come watch some amazing pancake artists as they make some incredible pieces of art, maybe you’ll get one!
Oct 20 7:00 pm
Join in the fun! Spirit Teams get to decorate beds and then compete in a tournament-style race next to the TDECU stadium. There will also be free food trucks and activities for all to enjoy!
Oct 21 11:00 am
Great Inflatable Race
Come take part in the Great Inflatable Race! See how fast you can complete the circuit of multiple inflatables and climb up the rock-climbing wall. Try as many or as few games as you want but be sure to stop by for free food and fun!
Oct 21 4:00 pm
Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Please join the College of Education Thursday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 5 p.m. for a thought-provoking virtual discussion aimed at identifying ways to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline toward equity-centered educational opportunities and outcomes for all students. You may submit questions for the panel when you RSVP.
Oct 22 9:00 am
Rock the Campus
Rock The Campus is a campus-wide cleanup and beautification event during Homecoming week. We will be volunteering all around campus and then come back to the Student Center for a free t-shirt!
Oct 22 7:00 pm
Homecoming Carnival and Haunted House
Join in the fun at the Homecoming Fall Carnival! Try your hand at some classic carnival games for a chance to win prizes, enjoy some of your favorite carnival foods, and walk through the haunted house...if you dare!
Oct 27 11:30 am
Career Aspirations of Asian Americans
Please join the Asian American Studies Center on Wednesday, Oct 27 or Thursday, Oct. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. for a free virtual lecture by Alvin Leung, a visiting professor from Hong Kong University. He will discuss stereotypes, challenges and career development of Asian Americans. Virtual link will be provided upon RSVP.
Oct 28 6:00 pm
CDI Fall Speaker Series Keynote and Workshop
This year’s unique speaker will touch on topics including the power of culture and intersectional storytelling, migration, gender justice, and climate justice. They will also share strategies on how to build cultural power to catalyze lasting social change. Following the keynote and Q&A, there will be a social justice poster-making session. Pre-register to ensure your seat is saved!
Oct 28 6:00 pm
Concerning the Political in Art
The Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair in Modern Arab History cordially invites You to The AAEF Nijad and Zeina Fares Annual Distinguished Lecture in Modern Arab Studies: “Concerning the Political in Art” presented by Rabih Alameddine, award-winning writer, novelist, and Kapnick Distinguished Writer in Residence at the University of Virginia’s Creative Writing Program.
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