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Thursday9/19
9:15 am10:00 am
CITE Grant Information for Faculty

Information about grants for co-curricular learning programs that are available to faculty through the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) and resulting Cougar Initiative to Engage (CITE). uh.edu/coogsengage

11:00 am5:00 pm
Throwback Thursday

Cougar Woods Dining Commons will be having a totally tubular, blast from the past, throwback event during lunch. Stop by to enjoy your favorite 90s eats and treats.

1:00 pm2:30 pm
Artist Talk: Ximena Cuevas

The UH School of Art’s Photography and Digital Media program presents an artist talk by experimental filmmaker and performance video artist Ximena Cuevas.

4:30 pm5:30 pm
Justice Ruby Kless Sondock Jurist-in-Residence Lectureship in Legal Ethics

U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, will speak on “bad forensic science” as part of the Justice Ruby Kless Sondock Jurist-in-Residence Lecture series. Judge Rakoff’s keynote address is titled: “Why Judges Admit Bad Forensic Science — And What Can Be Done About It.” He notes that such questionable evidence as bite-mark and hair comparisons, arson analyses and similar findings have been admitted in more than 40 percent of cases in which innocent people have been wrongly convicted. His lecture will explore the weaknesses of such “bad” evidence, why courts continue to admit it and what needs to be done to end the practice.

5:00 pm7:00 pm
JLABS x UH: Startup Pains: From Academia to Startup

Startup Pains is a monthly talk given by researchers-turned-entrepreneurs. These researchers share their experiences about starting a company and the transition from scientist to business owner.

8:00 pm10:00 pm
Ring Round the Moon

Twin brothers, a millionaire, his mistress, her lover, a wise woman, her romance-smitten attendant and a dancer — an eccentrically mixed group of people, all trying to find happiness. Mistaken identities and schemes abound in this charming classic comedy.

12:00 am
STI Screening at the Student Health Center

As part of Sexual Health Awareness Month, the Student Health Center is offering an STI Screening package for asymptomatic (without symptoms) self-pay students.  Appointments are required.