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Study Explores the Role of Social Media in Political Consumerism

Olivia Johnson, assistant professor of human resource development, has published a research article in Social Media + Society, a peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on advancing the understanding of social media and its impact on societies past, present and future.

Rodwell appointed as executive director of User Experience Professionals Association

Elizabeth Rodwell, assistant professor of digital media, has been appointed as executive director of the Houston chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA), a global organization for user experience (UX) professionals.

Conklin appointed to Global Advisory Board of Control System Cyber Security Association International

Wm. Arthur Conklin, professor of information system security, has been appointed to the Global Advisory Board of the Control System Cyber Security Association International, (CS)2AI.

Waight named president of Fulbright Chapter in Houston

Consuelo Waight, associate professor human resource development and director of the graduate programs at the University of Houston College of Technology has been appointed president of the Houston/ Southeast Texas Chapter of the Fulbright Association.

Study Reveals the Benefits of Mentoring in Organization Development Courses

Experiential learning is central to the facilitation of learning in the human resource development programs at the University of Houston College of Technology.

Lean Six Sigma Methods Help Reduce Mouse Cage Sanitation Times for Animal Care Operations

The sanitation of animal cages used in biomedical research is important although labor intensive and inefficient. Jamison V. Kovach, technology project management professor and director of the University of Houston College of Technology Lean Six Sigma professional training program and alumnus Ansupa Dash (’18), have published a paper on the value of using Lean Six Sigma techniques for animal care and use programs.

Dave Ulrich: How to create value through HR

Trends in Organizational Transformation Highlighted at Executive Human Resource Development Educational Event

Houston Research Conference Set for December 12

The University of Houston College of Technology will be the host and sponsor of the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Houston Research Conference, December 12-14, 2019, at the University of Houston.

Digital Media Student Selected for Forbes Under 30 Summit

University of Houston College of Technology student Chinwe Obi has been recognized as an Under 30 Scholar of the Forbes Under 30 Summit program.

NSF Grant to Enrich Research Experiences for STEM Teachers

A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help University of Houston (UH) College of Technology researchers offer innovative programs for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educators. The $579,490 NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) grant will support the development of a host site where teachers will focus on innovative engineering design and manufacturing research and develop advanced high school STEM curriculum modules.

University of Houston Executive Human Resource Development Luncheon Set for Oct. 8

Renowned university professor, author, speaker, and management coach and consultant, Dave Ulrich, will be the featured presenter for the University of Houston Executive Human Resource Development luncheon, Tuesday, October 8.

Supply Chain and Logistics Technology Conference Challenges Industry to Empower Women

A diverse audience of more than 130 women from executive level and middle managers, to early career professionals, entrepreneurs, and students gathered for the Women in Logistics Leadership WiLL to be EmPowerED conference, Friday, September 27, at the Fluor Corporation Sugar Land, Texas office.

Engineering and Construction Contracting Association Honors UH Construction Management for Strategic Preparation of Industry-Ready Professionals

In the world of industrial construction, capital mega-projects with increasing levels of complexity and accelerated time-to-market schedules are becoming a norm. Yet, industry estimates indicate that 65% of them fail with excessive budgets and inadequate project controls. As the evolving industry explores and implements a wide array of innovative solutions from technology advancements and best practices to new management philosophies, there is a high demand for talent that effectively manages mega-projects.

Technology Alumni Association Receives Distinctive Banner Award

The University of Houston Alumni Association (UHAA) Banner Awards recognize every participating and active UH alumni association.