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UH Receives $10 Million Legacy Gift from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
UH has received a $10 million gift from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to help the Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management navigate challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. This legacy gift, which creates an unrestricted endowment, will help the college fulfill its mission of training the next generation of hospitality leaders.
Targeted Delivery of Highly Toxic Anti-Cancer Drug to Brain Tumors
UH biomedical researcher Sheeren Majd is reporting the development and testing of a new nano-carrier as a potential treatment to deliver highly toxic medicine to glioblastomas, the most common and aggressive form of primary brain tumors.
UH Poet Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
Joy Priest, a first-year doctoral candidate in the University of Houston’s renowned Creative Writing Program, has received a Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.
UH Receives $5 Million to Combat HIV/AIDS Epidemic
A new $5 million grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. extends the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work’s effort to eradicate the underlying serious and systemic challenges that contribute to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Southern United States.
Three UH Engineers Named to National Academy of Inventors
(From left to right) Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors Senior Member Class of 2021.
Cambridge Bound Coog
UH graduate student Phillip Kieval has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, widely regarded as one of the most prestigious national fellowships.
UH College of Medicine Newest Member of Texas Medical Center
The University of Houston College of Medicine is the newest official member of the Texas Medical Center (TMC) – the largest medical city in the world – following approval by the TMC Board of Directors.
Flooding, Violent Crime Top Concerns of Harris County Residents
More than three years after Hurricane Harvey damaged hundreds of thousands of homes in Houston and beyond, flooding remains the top major concern for Harris County residents, according to a new report released Wednesday by the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs.
Houston Women’s Golf Receives $1 Million Gift
The Leatherwood family has made a $1 million gift to the Houston Cougars women’s golf program in memory of Carolyn Macow Leatherwood, a longtime University of Houston supporter and lover of golf. Carolyn passed away last summer at the age of 73 after a long battle with Crohn’s disease.
UH Bauer College of Business Offers Seven New Online Programs
The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston is offering both the legendary Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees as fully online options starting Fall 2021, in addition to five specialized master’s degrees.
UH to Outline Legislative Priorities During Virtual UH Day at the Capitol
UH will host a virtual advocacy day, outlining UH's legislative priorities that will help advance UH and the state of Texas. Virtual UH Day at the Capitol is on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.
More than Half of Texans Believe No Voter Fraud Occurred in 2020 Presidential Election
The integrity of elections has been hotly debated over the past year, but a new report released Thursday by the Hobby School of Public Affairs reveals 55% of Texans believe there was no widespread voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election.
Feb 25 12:00 pm
STEM Career Fair
Feb 26 10:00 am
2020-2021 UH Energy Symposium Series: Mitigating Natural Gas Flaring
This symposium will discuss the challenges, opportunities and advancements in technology and policy that will foster a safer and environmentally friendly oil and gas production.
Mar 10 11:00 am
#CultureGram Pop-up Photo Experience
The Council for Cultural Activities’ newest event of the year, #CultureGram, is an immersive pop-up photo experience. Explore 5 curated cultural rooms and have fun, express yourself, and snap mind-blowing photos! The event will feature 5 rooms decorated to represent the cultural diversity present at the UH campus. with the following themes: Black History, LGBTQ+, Women Empowerment, Language, and Food from different cultures. The rooms are meant to serve as an interactive photo experience for students to explore and appreciate the diversity at UH.
Mar 10 1:00 pm
UH Energy Electric Vehicle Webinar Series: Vehicle Miles Traveled Analysis & Electrification Potential of the Houston Region
Bridget Gilmore, second-year M.E.M. candidate at the Yale School of the Environment studying business, energy, and the environment, will present her analysis of publicly available vehicle miles traveled data and learnings of the associated emissions in the Houston region. More Information
Mar 26 11:00 am
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Career Fair
Apr 01 2:00 pm
Step UP! - Sexual Violence Prevention
Step UP! is UH’s bystander intervention program to educate students on how to intervene in potentially harmful situations.
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