New UH Mentoring Scholarship Program Aims to Fill Future Demand for STEM Jobs
The Science and Math Mentoring Scholarship (SaMMS) program will provide up to $10,000 per year to freshmen with majors in the Departments of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics and Physics. The program will reach many students underrepresented in the sciences and help ensure their academic success.
Power of the Pulpit: UH Study Suggests Lower Mortality Rates for Men 50+ Who Attend Religious Services
Beyond offering messages of hope, churches and other spiritual institutions offer members many support services that enrich lives and strengthen family bonds. But can regularly attending religious services actually extend your life? A new study suggests that men of color are discovering life affirming — and life extending — rewards of belonging to a community of worship.
Moores Opera Center Announces First Season Under Artistic Direction of Lawrence Edelson
The Moores Opera Center at the University of Houston’s Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts announces its 2022-23 season, featuring three productions. This season is the first programmed under recently appointed Artistic Director Lawrence Edelson and promises to be one of the school’s most diverse to date.
Texas Survey Reveals Overwhelming Support for Gun Safety Restrictions
Texas may have a pro-gun image, but a survey from the University of Houston and Texas Southern University also finds strong support inside the state for more gun safety regulations. The “Texas Trends Survey 2022 – Gun Safety” finds common ground for safety advocates to stand with supporters of Second Amendment rights.
Discovery: ‘Special’ Muscle Can Promote Glucose and Fat Burning to Fuel Metabolism for Hours While Sitting
A groundbreaking discovery to combat the sedentary lifestyle: The soleus muscle in the calf, though only 1% of your body weight, can improve the metabolic health in the rest of your body if activated correctly. UH Professor Marc Hamilton is pioneering the “soleus pushup” which rivals any therapeutic approach
OHRA: An Encounter Between Sky and Water
The Blaffer family has gifted artwork by renowned New York artist Tobi Kahn to Public Art of the University of Houston System. "OHRA" is a suite of seven panels now on display in the UH Health District.
Oct 03 11:00 am
Racial Justice, Equity and Well-being
Join a virtual guest lecture on cultivating communities of equity, justice and change by Marcelle Haddix, associate provost for strategic initiatives and distinguished dean’s professor at Syracuse University. The free event hosted by the UH College of Education Faculty Executive Committee takes place Monday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. Participate via Zoom.
Oct 06 11:00 am
All Majors - Career & Internship Fair (In-person)
Join University Career Services for the Fall 2022 Career & Internship Fair! This event is open to all majors as well as recent alumni, looking for internships or full-time job opportunities!
Oct 12 1:00 pm
Fresh Check Day
Join us for interactive booths, free giveaways and an honest and open conversation on mental health!
Oct 28 12:00 am
Healing Injustice Conference
We are thrilled to invite you to the inaugural Healing Injustice conference on October 28th and 29th, 2022 in-person at the University of Houston and online. This interactive conference aims to not only share information about holistic defense, but contribute to the advancement of the field.
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