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A&F Readies UH for the Big 12

The Big 12 era for the University of Houston is officially underway. To prepare UH for the expected bigger crowds, games, and spotlight of the Big 12, many Administration and Finance departments worked diligently behind the scenes to prepare the university.

Ginger Walker receives the C. F. McElhinney Award for Distinguished Service at the President’s Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony

In September, Ginger Walker, Director of Emergency Management, was recognized with the Charles F. McElhinney Award for Distinguished Service at the President’s Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony. She was joined by her family, her OEM team, her supervisor, and Senior Vice Chancellor for A&F, Raymond Bartlett, to celebrate her recognition.

UIT Changes Antivirus Software to a Better and More Secure Product

The University of Houston-System has used McAfee antivirus software for over twenty years to protect the university community from viruses, malware, cyberattacks and other malicious activity. Over the past months, the University Information Technology departments and UHS Information Security undertook the task of swapping McAfee to CrowdStrike. 

Campus Safety Quizzes Students on Safety at Behind the Badge Event

Are University of Houston students smarter than a fire marshal? How much do they know about emergency management? These questions were the seed that sprouted the idea for Fire & Life Safety Technician Sara Walker and Emergency Management Specialist Maia Solomon to interview students at the Behind the Badge event in late August.

Roy G. Cullen Receives LEED Gold Certification

The University of Houston’s Roy G. Cullen building was transformed with a renovation that has garnered national recognition by being awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification at the Gold level.

Enhanced Global Food Station Now Serving in Cougar Woods Dining Commons

Food tells a story. In Cougar Woods Dining Commons, that statement will take on an added meaning as the University of Houston’s Dining Services and the Institute for Global Engagement have partnered to enhance the dining hall’s global station.

Behind the Badge educates the campus community

Over 200 University of Houston students, faculty, and staff descended on M.D. Anderson Library, for the third iteration of Behind the Badge, the community engagement event allows the campus community to meet, converse, and learn about the local law enforcement agencies and university departments supporting safety on campus.

University Information Technology Launches Intranet for Internal Staff

The University Information Technology department has more than 230 employees across the entire University of Houston System. To better connect with them, UIT is launching an intranet for staff, called Us In Technology Intranet.

UHPD’s Four Campus Safety Tips for Fall Semester

With the fall semester underway, the University of Houston Police Department has provided four campus safety tips for the community.

Back-to-School Fire Safety Tips for the UH Community

The new semester is upon us and the Fire & Life Safety team wants to make sure you are informed regarding key fire safety practices. Follow these critical tips

UH Dining Services Unveils Changes for the Fall Semester

The University of Houston Dining Services upgraded several campus locations over the summer in preparation for the fall semester. Among the most significant upgrades UH Dining Services worked on was a facelift to Moody Towers Dining Commons. The facelift, which UH Dining Services is calling Moody 2.0, will lighten and brighten up the dining commons and involved re-training associates.

Meet A&F's Summer Student Employees

Meet A&F's Summer Student Employees

UH Employees Discover Their Benefits at HR’s Wellness Fair

Human Resources held its annual Wellness & Benefits Fair in July, with over a thousand University of Houston employees attending.

HR’s New Virtual Library Aims to Help UH Employees

Human Resources has unveiled a new virtual library for benefits-eligible employees designed to offer mini-courses on various topics that interest staff. The virtual library has been strategized and planned for some time and ramped up over the past six months before its unveiling on the HR website.

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