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Here are the most recent news releases distributed by the University of Houston:
July 27, 2021 Groundbreaking Ushers in ‘A New Era of Hospitality’
May 27, 2021 $2M Grant to Examine What Drives Promotion and Tenure Outcomes in Higher Ed
April 26, 2021 Persuading Consumers to Go Green
March 22, 2021 UH Virtual Dinner Party Features Acclaimed Houston Chef
February 24, 2021 UH Receives $10 Million Legacy Gift from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
January 5, 2021 UH Study First to Address Gender Inequity in Promotional Opportunities of Hotel Employees
December 18, 2020 Ignoring CDC Guidelines Leads to Fear, Anger Among Employees
November 20, 2020 Minimizing the Impact of Restaurant Shutdowns, Restrictions in China Amid COVID-19 Crisis
October 21, 2020 How Fear Encourages Physical Distancing During Pandemic
October 7, 2020 Customers Prefer Partitions Over Mannequins in Socially-Distanced Dining Rooms
September 1, 2020 Words Matter: Revealing ‘How’ Restaurateurs Land Investors Online
August 10, 2020 UH Hilton College Announces Winners of First-ever Global Hospitality Hackathon (HC3)
July 20, 2020 UH Hilton College and its Partners Win I-CHRIE’s McCool Breakthrough Award
June 1, 2020 UH Hilton College Initiates First-ever Hospitality Hackathon (HC3); Challenges Students From Hospitality Programs Across the Globe
May 14, 2020 Hilton University of Houston Open for Business
October 21, 2019 More than $1 Million Raised for Student Success at Hilton College’s Golden Anniversary Gala
September 25, 2019 Hilton College Marks 50 Years with Golden Anniversary Gala
March 18, 2019 Hilton University of Houston Receives $30.4 Million Bond for Expansion Project
February 25, 2019 Robots and Artificial Intelligence Present Challenges, Opportunities for Hospitality Industry
September 11, 2018 34th Annual Caesar Salad Competition Benefits Hilton College
January 31, 2018 $1 Million Gift Will Support Center for Student Success at UH Hilton College
October 23, 2017 Hilton College-San Antonio First to Offer Business-Focused Agave Spirits Class
March 7, 2016 Road Trip: Hilton College Students Learning the Business of Texas Wine and Steak on Spring Break
November 28, 2016 Hilton College Team Wins $50,000 to Learn How to Start Innovative Food Safety Business
October 18, 2016 UH Conrad N. Hilton College–San Antonio, Alamo Beer Company, Partner for Alamo Showdown Cook-Off
September 15, 2016 Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp CEO, to be Inducted Into Hospitality Hall of Honor
May 4, 2016 First Graduates of the UH Hilton College-San Antonio Join Houston Classmates at Convocation Ceremonies
March 14, 2016 Spring Break Road Trip Offers Lessons in Barbecue, Texas Wines for UH Hilton College Students
January 20, 2016 New Hospitality Program Pairs Hilton College With Tourism Capital of Texas
October 26, 2015 Hilton Worldwide President & CEO Chris Nassetta Inducted Into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
October 1, 2015 Exclusive New Global Hospitality Master’s Program Welcomes Inaugural Class
August 24, 2015 Hilton Worldwide President & CEO Chris Nassetta to Be Inducted Into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
August 17, 2015 Mobile Apps Can Offer Guests Personalized Hotel Experiences in Exchange for Personal Info
August 11, 2015 Study: Restaurants Should Educate Diners About BYOB Options to Attract Millennial Customers
July 23, 2015 Hilton College, Diageo Launch Hospitality Training Program for Houston Veterans
June 1, 2015 Research at Conrad N. Hilton College Aims to Reduce Tainted Wine
February 9, 2015 University of Houston Names New Dean of Conrad N. Hilton College
February 2, 2015 Hilton College Joins Top Hospitality Programs in Europe and Asia to Offer MS in Global Hospitality Business
November 6, 2014 Hilton College Students Take Home Hardware at International HFTP Conference
October 22, 2014 Conrad N. Hilton College - San Antonio Finds Permanent Home in Sunset Station
September 23, 2014 Caesar Salad Competition Returns to Hilton University of Houston
September 8, 2014 Chef Alain Ducasse to Be Inducted Into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
August 5, 2014 Conrad N. Hilton College to Offer Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration
July 18, 2014 Event Planned by Hilton College Students Wins National NACE Award
July 10, 2014 NBA Hall-of-Famer David Robinson Goes One-on-One With Hilton College Campers
May 22, 2014 New Wine Lab at Hilton College Strengthens Beverage Management Program
May 21, 2014 Hilton College Signs Agreement to Create Tripartite Master’s Degree in Global Hospitality Business
March 26, 2014 Conrad N. Hilton College to Offer Bachelor's Degree in San Antonio
March 18, 2014 Christie’s Wine Auction to Benefit Conrad N. Hilton College
March 4, 2014 Hilton College Mixology Students Create Craft Cocktails for Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor
March 4, 2014 New Hilton College Study Examines Fresh-Cut Produce Handling Processes
February 28, 2014 Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair Announces First-Ever Brewmaster’s Table Beer-Pairing Dinner
December 19, 2013 Conrad N. Hilton College–Lima Raises the Level of Hospitality Education in South America
November 1, 2013 Fred Parks Lecture Series ‘Demystifies’ The Wine-Buying Experience
October 22, 2013 Hilton College Students Honored at International HFTP Conference
October 18, 2013 Hilton College Survey: Applicants Wary of Companies That Recruit on Facebook
October 9, 2013 Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair Awards 8 Scholarships to Standout Students
October 4, 2013 Et Tu, Houston? Annual Caesar Salad Competition Brings Local Chefs to UH
September 23, 2013 Hilton College Students Win Coveted ISES Award for ‘Best Themed Event’
September 17, 2013 New Ron Howard Film ‘Rush’ Takes a Lap Around Hilton College
August 30, 2013 Founders of La Quinta, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises to Be Inducted Into Hospitality Hall of Honor
August 7, 2013 Hilton College Researchers to Grow, Study Produce From New Aquaponics System
May 21, 2013 NBA Legend Launches Hospitality Internship Program at Hilton College
April 11, 2013 360 Guests Come Home to Hilton College for 40th Anniversary of Gourmet Night
March 27, 2013 Hospitality Students Take Leadership Role in Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair
March 1, 2013 Fred Parks Lecture Series Brings a Taste of Napa Valley to UH
November 13, 2012 Par Excellence Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Hilton College
September 17, 2012 Student-Run Restaurant Reopens at Hilton College with New Menu
August 27, 2012 Leading Wine Importer/Producer, Extended-Stay Hotel Pioneer to be Inducted into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
July 17, 2012 Farm to Market: New Device Makes Cleaning Leafy Greens Easy, Economical
May 14, 2012 Shepard Honors Jimmie Dee Fore with Scholarship Endowment
January 25, 2012 My Table magazine’s Second Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Scholarship Endowment at Hilton College
October 13, 2011 Fred Parks Lecture Series Brings a Taste of California to UH
August 31, 2011 Hospitality Industry Leaders Lauded at Annual Induction Ceremony
February 21, 2011 Hilton College Offers Joint Tourism Class with Bethlehem University
February 15, 2011 Hilton University of Houston Housekeeping Staff Wins 'Most Improved'
January 28, 2011 Hilton College's 38th Annual Gourmet Night to Offer Delicious Food and Fun
October 13, 2010 Fred Parks Lecture Series Offers a Wine-Tasting Tour of Tuscany
October 4, 2010 Master Chef Visits Hilton College to Demo the Art of Japanese Cuisine
September 14, 2010  Hilton College Student Wins Prestigious Spa Scholarship
August 16, 2010 Hall of Honor to Induct Leading Restaurateur, Lodging Advocate
April 22, 2010 Hilton University of Houston Re-Opens With $12.5 Million Renovation
April 19, 2010 Hilton College Hosts Iron Chef Competition
January 28, 2010 Hilton College Graduate Joins Staff as Alumni Director
January 25, 2010 Experienced Hotelier Takes Reins as New GM of Hilton University of Houston
8:30-9:45 Dean/Directors' Meeting Dr. Ki-Joon Back
11:00-12:15 Consumer Behavior, Tourism Room-I1 Dr. Zeya He
11:00-12:15 Education Room-I2 Dr. Agnes L. DeFranco
11:00-12:15 Human Resources & Leadership Room-I3 Dr. Priyanko Guchait
11:00-12:15 Tourism & Sustainability Room-I4 Dr. Nathan Jarvis
11:00-12:15 Restaurant & Food Service Room-I5 Dr. Scott Taylor Jr.
11:00-12:15 Marketing Room-I6 Arlene D. Ramirez
13:00-14:15 Consumer Behavior, Tourism Room-II1 Dr. Minjung Shin
13:00-14:15 Consumer Behavior, Hospitality Room-II2 Dr. D. Christopher Taylor
13:00-14:15 Human Resources & Leadership Room-II3 Dr. Juan M. Madera
13:00-14:15 Tourism & Sustainability Room-II4 Tucker Johnson
13:00-14:15 Restaurant & Food Service Room-II5 Dr. Sujata Sirsat
13:00-14:15 Marketing Room-II6 Cathy Cheatham
14:30-15:45 Consumer Behavior, Tourism Room-III1 Dr. Jaewook Kim
14:30-15:45 Consumer Behavior, Hospitality Room-III2 Dr. Zahra Mohammad 
14:30-15:45 Human Resources & Leadership Room-III3 Dr. Priyanko Guchait
14:30-15:45 Tourism & Sustainability Room-III4 Dr. Zeya He
14:30-15:45 Restaurant & Food Service Room-III5 Dr. Scott Taylor Jr.
14:30-15:45 Marketing Room-III6 Arlene D. Ramirez
17:15-18:00 Consumer Behavior, Hospitality Room-A1 Dr. Zeya He
17:15-18:00 IT Adoption & Application Room-A2 Dr. Minwoo Lee
17:15-18:00 Marketing Room-A3 Dr. Minjung Shin
17:15-18:00 Restaurant & Food Service Room-A4 Dr. Scott Taylor Jr.
17:15-18:00 Finance & Economics Room-A5 Dr. Sadegh Kazemi