During Dolphin Research, UH Engineer Discovers New Method to Possibly Improve Pharmaceuticals
Something you maybe never thought of – dolphins get kidney stones just like people! Now a UH researcher is reporting a new method to control the growth of ammonium urate crystals, the substance known to cause kidney stones in dolphins, and the findings may not only help dolphins but may also have implications for the pharmaceutical industry.
Legendary Theater and Visual Artist to Visit UH
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts welcomes Robert Wilson as a visiting artist. Wilson is described by The New York Times as “a towering figure in the world of experimental theatre.”
Texans Back Easing State Restrictions on Marijuana
Attitudes about marijuana use, both medicinal and recreational, are changing. Previously thought too dangerous to allow, acceptance of marijuana use is gaining ground across the state, even among conservative circles. But not everyone’s eager. A significant minority of Texans prefer to leave the state’s marijuana laws right where they are, the new survey shows.
Early Diagnosis and Monitoring of Lupus Nephritis – On Your Smartphone
A pair of researchers at the University of Houston reports the success of their new, at-home method for early diagnosis and monitoring of lupus nephritis. or inflammation of the kidneys, one of the most severe complications for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, known as lupus.
Texans Hold Mixed Attitudes on ‘Culture War’ Topics Facing Legislature
A new Hobby School of Public Affairs survey shows Texans to be divided along politics on many contiguous issues, including parental rights in the care of transgender minors. Others, such as requiring a content-rating system for school texts, drew at least slim majorities within each political affiliation.
Inaugural Big 12 Conference Football Schedule Unveiled
University of Houston Football's inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference will feature visits to TDECU Stadium from in-state rivals TCU and Texas with additional home league matchups against Cincinnati, Oklahoma State and West Virginia.
Feb 13 10:00 am
Ring Week will take place Monday, February 13th – Thursday, February 16th, 2023, at the UH Athletics-Alumni Center located at 3204 Cullen Blvd, Houston TX 77204, O’Quinn Great Hall, 1st floor. This is your opportunity to meet one on one with a Balfour representative and ask questions about ordering your UH Class Ring. Please RSVP!
Feb 15 12:00 pm
The Hobby Hour with John H. Aldrich
Renowned political scientist John H. Aldrich will explain the foundations of the American party system, how and why parties evolve, and the place of the two-party system in an effective democracy. Aldrich’s examination of the profound changes in political parties since World War II and the driving forces behind the increase in polarization has prompted conversations around how the political divide affects governance today.
Feb 16 10:00 am
UH Hines College Career Fair
The University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture + Design and University Services are excited to host the 2023 Career Fair, now spanning two days!
Feb 18 2:00 pm
Studio Workshops: Plein Air Painting with Isabelle Zimmerman | Session #1
Paint en plein air using gouache or watercolor with artist, educator and University of Houston MFA alumna Isabelle Zimmerman. Explore how public artworks interact with the environment and create a dynamic compositions inspired by different public art sites on the University of Houston campus.
Apr 07 12:00 am
Equity Institute 2023
An annual one-day conference for students, faculty, and staff, Equity Institute allows participants to engage in transformative sessions that enhance their cultural knowledge. Participants must register to attend. Free and open to all.
Apr 14 6:30 pm
Annual School of Art Student Show
Opening Night Event-Annual exhibition of visual artwork from graduate and undergraduate students in the School of Art.
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