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Bikeep Pilot Program Launches on Campus

The University of Houston is now home to two Bikeep smart bicycle parking stations. The state-of-the-art innovative bicycle parking station enables secure parking and deters bicycle theft.

UHPDs Walk in the Dark Helps Make the Campus Safer

The University of Houston Police Department welcomed members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, and students, to their annual Walk in the Dark community event on November 16.

CERT Training Educates Faculty and Staff in Disaster Preparednes

A mass causality incident hit Houston, severely impacting Minute Maid Park, PNC Stadium, the George R. Brown Convention Center, and the University of Houston. While that scenario isn’t true, it was for the faculty and staff members who were part of this semester’s eight-week CERT training course organized by the Office of Emergency Management and Fire Life & Safety.

EHS Offers Tips for Biosafety and Biosecurity Month

October is International Biosafety and Biosecurity Month. This is an opportunity for biosafety professionals to consider the important roles that we serve in fostering an understanding of biosafety and biosecurity

UH’s Campus Sustainability Committee Aims to Regain STARS Gold Rating

October is Campus Sustainability Month, and the timing coincides with the anniversary of the relaunch of the University of Houston’s Campus Sustainability Committee.

UH Dining Brings JoyFul Fall FestiFul to Campus

Fall was in the air on October 5th around Cougar Woods Dining Commons with UH Dining Services hosting the JoyFul Fall FestiFul.

Inaugural A&F Staff Appreciation Luncheon Puts Spotlight on Employees

The Administration and Finance Staff Appreciation Luncheon was a time for colleagues from across the Division to come together to enjoy a meal, re-connect, and celebrate accomplishments and employee years of service milestones.

UHPD’s National Night Out Connects Students with Officers

Officers from the University of Houston Police Department and the Houston Police Department converged at the Student Center South Circle Drive in early October for a good cause.

Cougar Textbook Access Program Brings Savings to Students

The University of Houston Cougar Textbook Access Program (CTAP) is an exciting rental program that allows students access to course materials on or before the first day of class, at significant savings, over purchasing new retail books.

Jorge Pardo’s “Folly” Opens to the Public with Series of Events

On October 19th, Public Art UHS unveiled its new temporary installation, Folly, by Cuban American artist Jorge Pardo. Public Art will host an array of free public programs around the piece, including an artist talk with Mr. Pardo, and a curator-led tour with Maria C. Gaztambide. To RSVP for the following programs, visit Public Art UHS’ website.

A&F Student Ambassadors Lend a Helping Hand

The start of the fall semester at the University of Houston saw an uptick in business for many Administration and Finance departments, and the division’s 11 Student Ambassadors were instrumental in lending a helping hand.

Stay Cougar S.A.F.E. Websites Relaunches

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and for the Division of Administration and Finance, it coincides with the official relaunch of the Stay Cougar S.A.F.E. website.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

UH Occupational Health Services wants to remind the campus community that September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. When cancer starts in the prostate, it is called prostate cancer. It is the second leading cancer prognosis in American men.

Behind the Badge event surpasses expectations

Behind the Badge event surpasses expectations


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