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12:00 am12:00 am
Monira Al Qadiri: Refined Vision

The Blaffer Art Museum presents the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Berlin-based artist Monira Al Qadiri.

8:00 am5:00 pm
International Education Week

International Education Week celebrates the benefits of cultural and academic exchange programs around the world, here at UH, and around our Houston community.

2:30 pm4:00 pm
HPAC Personal Statement Orientation

The HPAC Personal Statement Orientation is designed to help our pre-medical and pre-dental students develop strong personal statements that showcase their desire to join their respective profession and highlight their experiences. The orientation will include a presentation as well as a group discussion to help answer questions and develop ideas for your personal statement. 

Students who wish to go through HPAC evaluation in Spring 2023 must attend one HPAC Orientation, one HPAC Personal Statement Orientation, and one HPAC Personal Statement Workshop. Please be sure to sign up for one of each event, and sign in when you attend to receive credit.

5:30 pm7:00 pm
A Scientist without Borders and Her Struggle to advance Vaccines for the Neglected: A Conversation with Maria Elena Bottazzi

In 2022, Italy-born and Texas-based biologist Maria Elena Bottazzi has been nominated to the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to develop (with Dr. Peter Hotez) and distribute a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine without patent limitation to all people of the world. In a conversation with students, professors, and the entire community, Dr. Bottazzi will discuss her motivations, inspirations, and the challenges of her endeavor to help the underprivileged and heal the world globally.

6:30 pm
A Cappella UH Fall Showcase

Please join UH A Cappella at our performance of all of the repertoire we have learned this semester! All five groups will be performing: Rhapsody Acabellas, Maestre of Moores, Floreat, and Ardore!

8:00 pm
Rumpelstiltskin by Linda Daugherty

In this playful adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ fairytale, a young woman, Alana, must enlist the help of a mysterious stranger to ensure the safety of herself and her father. However, everything has its price, and her future hinges on Alana discovering the name of this troll-like creature. Rumplestiltskin features unique and exciting puppetry to heighten an entertaining comedy about greed, love, and trickery. This performance is directed, as well as, set and puppetry designed by UH MFA 2020 Alum Afsaneh Aayani.