Willie Fritz Named New UH Football Head Coach
Willie Fritz, the back-to-back American Athletic Conference coach of the year, who boasts 31 years of collegiate head coaching experience and ranks fifth among active FBS head coaches with 208 victories, has been named the 16th head coach in University of Houston football history.
UH Launches into the New Space Race
As billionaires pursue out-of-this-world experiences, space experts at the University of Houston are launching into how we are navigating a new kind of interstellar chase.
UH Professors Assess the Future of AI: Is It Friend or Foe?
As artificial intelligence progresses further into our everyday lives, what does the future hold? Three UH professors recently assessed the technology's strengths and weaknesses to determine where these machines, with the ability to learn and reason beyond what humans are capable of, may eventually take us.
Electric Vehicles Remain a Tough Sell in Texas, According to New Survey
Only about 5% of Texans, mostly urban dwellers, currently own or lease electric vehicles. A new survey says most of the majority – those who don’t drive EVs – report little or no interest in going electric in the future. This survey’s findings echo a similar study from 2021.
Through a New Lens: UH College of Optometry Leading Fight Against Myopia
Researchers at the University of Houston College of Optometry secured dozens of awards from the National Eye Institute for groundbreaking studies into myopia, also known as "nearsightedness", a condition that occurs when the eye grows too long, causing distant objects to appear blurry.
UH's Blaffer Art Museum Remains a Force in Local and International Art Scene at 50 Years
The University of Houston's Blaffer Art Museum is celebrating 50 years of exhibiting the works of Picasso, Kahlo and Munch while giving up-and-coming artists a place to showcase their creations.
Dec 07 8:30 am
CCUS Commercial Deployment: What Will It Take To Make It Happen?
A half-day symposium where the Center for Carbon Management in Energy will showcase findings from an assessment of the necessary infrastructure that would be required for broad commercial deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage.
Dec 07 11:00 am
Winter Wonderland (Rescheduled)
Come out to the annual Winter Wonderland event and enjoy 60 tons of snow, food, t-shirts, and more! Hosted by SPB
This event was rescheduled to December 7th due to inclement weather.
Dec 08 8:30 am
UH-DGH Center for Hydrocarbons Exploration Symposium
In-depth review of current University of Houston research on the Andaman and Mahandi/Bengal basins in India and its implications for hydrocarbon potential.
Dec 09 8:00 am
Health Equity: From Awareness to Action CHW and Advocacy Conference
The University of Houston Community Health Workers Initiative and the Parkinson’s Foundation have partnered for the Health Equity: From Awareness to Action conference on Saturday December 9th, 2023. Our conference offers 5.0 hours of certified and uncertified (pending approval) continuing education units for CHW, CHW-I, CHES, and MCHES.
Dec 13 12:00 pm
The Hobby Hour: U.S. Supreme Court and 2024 Elections
Emily Berman of the University of Houston Law Center and Mark P. Jones of Rice University’s Baker Institute of Public Policy address the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic rulings on affirmative action, abortion, student loan forgiveness and LGBTQ+ rights on the next Hobby Hour.
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