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Communications Office

Submitting News Items

Please contact Kathy Major, Executive Director of Communications, at 713-743-4023 or to submit news items for consideration.

Share Your News


Advance notice regarding upcoming news items is encouraged and appreciated to give us sufficient opportunity to report on it in a timely fashion. Examples of news items include noteworthy achievements by faculty and students, new research grants, upcoming or recent journal publications, UH scientific symposiums/conferences, scientific breakthroughs, and interesting collaborations.


Professional Headshots – NSM Faculty & Staff

Professional Headshots

Professional headshots, for use on websites and social media (Google, LinkedIn, etc.), are available at no charge to College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics faculty and staff. To arrange to have your headshot taken, please make an appointment with Chris Watts (

NSM Stock Photos

NSM offers a stock photo gallery, featuring photos of NSM faculty and students engaging in classroom and research activities, as well as NSM facilities. These photos are available for use by college personnel in online media (websites, social media, etc.). If you require print-resolution copies of any available photos, please contact Chris Watts (

NSM Stock Photo Gallery

News Placement

In collaboration with the Office of University Media Relations, NSM will work to place news internally and externally. NSM and UH Media Relations will strategize appropriate formats, targets and news vehicles to provide the best plan for each individual news item.

NSM News Contacts

Kathy Major
Executive Director of Communications
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Media Relations Contacts

Rashda Khan (Energy-Related Topics)
Office of University Media Relations

Laurie Fickman (Health-Related Topics)
Office of University Media Relations

Bryan Luhn (Other NSM Topics)
Office of University Media Relations