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‘Powerful New Model’ to Engage Underserved Patients
Researchers are challenging health care providers to integrate a community-engaged health care model to more effectively treat those with chronic diseases and health issues created by social circumstances, such as homelessness.
University of Houston College of Nursing Recognized for Commitment to Diversity
For the fifth time, the University of Houston College of Nursing has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
UH Monitoring Site for Major Experiment at CERN
COVID-19 restrictions on global travel halted almost all international scientists' visits to CERN, one of the world's largest and most respected research centers, but that grew into opportunities for research teams elsewhere, including the University of Houston.
In Your Face: Children’s Expressions Tell the Story of Poor Sleep
When children are overtired, their facial expressions can forecast social problems years later, according to a new report published by a University of Houston psychologist.
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.
Oct 25 1:00 pm
Electric Vehicle Webinar Series: EV Myths, Misconceptions, Surprises, and Perspectives
Join Daniel Richmond of Green Mountain Energy as he takes a deep dive beyond the common rhetoric regarding EVs, peeling back the curtain to also reveal uncommon observations gathered through research and first-hand-experience to recapture audiences.
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.
Nov 01 1:00 pm
Ed Leadership & Policy Studies Virtual Fair
The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies is hosting a free virtual recruitment fair for those interested in earning a graduate degree in K-12 administration, higher education or special populations or earning certification as an educational diagnostician. RSVP now: Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, 1-2 p.m.
Nov 02 6:00 pm
M.Ed. in Bilingual Education Information Session
Want to learn more about serving the growing population of linguistically diverse learners? Learn how you can earn an M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on bilingual/ESL education at this free virtual information session. Tuesday, Nov. 2 from 6 to 7 p.m. RSVP now!
Nov 11 6:00 pm
Ph.D. in Mathematics Ed Virtual Fair
Learn more about earning a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a focus on mathematics education at a free virtual open house Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 from 6 to 7 p.m. Learn about our focus on ending educational inequities, meet faculty, and get your admissions questions answered! RSVP.
Nov 15 11:30 am
International Education Week (IEW) Opening Ceremony
You’re Invited to the UH International Education Week (IEW) Launch Celebration!
Nov 16 6:00 pm
Tips for Managing Uncertainty
The College of Education will host a free virtual event on Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to highlight faculty research to help us face these uncertain and challenging times. Featured panelists include faculty members and an alumnus who is a Houston ISD principal. RSVP today! The Zoom link will be provided closer to the event.
Dec 01 5:00 pm
M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Higher Education
Want to be a leader in higher education administration? The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies is offering a virtual information session for the M.Ed. and Ph.D. programs in higher education on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Learn more and RSVP now!
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