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University of Houston: Creating a “Fulbright Culture” through Institutional Teamwork

October 30, 2023

The UH Office of Undergraduate Research and Major Awards and the Institute for Global Engagement have been working together to create a "Fulbright culture" on campus.

Scholars Walk

Scholars Walk: UH Salutes the Achievements of Student Scholars

September 15, 2023

The UH Scholars Walk features Cougars who are making a difference in UH’s classrooms and within the local community.

CLASS Kalena Holeman

CLASS undergraduate Kalena Holeman creatively researches across eastern U.S.

August 14, 2023

Honors student Kalena Holeman is fueled by a passion for Black literature and an innate desire to study the intricate interplay of culture and gender.

PKP Nikki Hammond

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Awarded to UH Grad

July 19, 2023

Nikki Hammond has been awarded a Fellowship worth $8,500 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Fulbright and Gilman

UH's Fulbright and Gilman Scholars Embark on Academic Adventures

July 11, 2023

Recently, eight students were named as student Fulbright Scholars and 19 others earned Gilman Scholarships.

Sondos Moursy

From Track Star to Civil Rights Law Scholar

July 11, 2023

Sondos Moursy (’22) has been selected as one of 10 Scholars of the Legal Defense Fund’s (LDF) Marshall-Motley Scholars Program.

Goldwater Gabby Kostecki

UH Student Gabrielle Kostecki Among 2023 Goldwater Scholars

April 10, 2023

This year, the growing list of Goldwater Scholars includes a University of Houston student with a passion for research and helping others.

Researchers on the Rise

Researchers on the Rise: Discoveries on Display during Undergraduate Research Day

April 7, 2023

More than 250 students will share their experiences as researchers during UH's 18th annual Undergraduate Research Day on April 13, 4-6pm. The event is among the University’s most anticipated rites of spring with hundreds of students sharing their discoveries and showcasing posters throughout the day in the M.D. Anderson Library.

With Honors

With Honors: Largest UH Cohort inducted into PBK Honor Society

April 5, 2023

On April 3, UH formally inducted 94 Cougars into the institution’s Phi Beta Kappa Society chapter at the Hilton University of Houston Hotel. This class of honorees is UH’s largest PBK cohort.

Coogs Around the World

Coogs Around the World: The University of Houston is Again Named a Top Producer of Student Fulbrights

February 10, 2023

The University of Houston is again named a top producer of student Fulbrights. During the 2022 – 23 academic year, 10 UH students earned Fulbright Scholarships.

Exhibit Highlights AABL

Exhibit Highlights the Genesis of UH African American Studies

January 30, 2023

REACH scholar Saron Regassa curated an exhibit with UH Libraries about the student organization Afro Americans for Black Liberation (AABL) and the genesis of UH's African American Studies Program. The exhibit will be on display in the MD Anderson Library from February 13 through March 13.

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