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DesignYou Creating Links To Education For Houston Students

The DesignYou Code Camps for students are one-week academic camps for students entering grades six through eight in fall 2022.

College of Technology Launches High School Career Exploration Program in Biotechnology

The University of Houston (UH) College of Technology biotechnology department hosted 29 high school students for Pathway to University Programs on June 13-15 to introduce students to careers in biotechnology, food science and nutrition.

CIS Hosts AWS Competition

In collaboration with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy, the computer information systems (CIS) program at the College of Technology is the first university program to host an AWS team competition nationwide.

‘Considerate and Accommodating’ Profs Credited for First-Gen’s Successful Road to Graduation

First-generation college students frequently have a more challenging experience acclimating to college than students whose parents have college degrees, but a University of Houston Class of 2022 graduate says his professors made the process easier.

Executive Masters in HRD Launches Podcast to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary

The Executive Masters in Human Resource Development (HRD) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by launching a new podcast series.

New Algorithm Could Simplify Decisions for Ship Channel Dredging

A new decision-support tool could become a game changer in the dredging of ship channels. Millions of dollars are at stake every time a major ship channel is cleaned up. Delays in dredging can cost even more by triggering increased risks, repeated maintenance and lost revenue. In either case, the task cannot be put off indefinitely.

Digital Media Students Find Success at Digifest

Over 50 digital media students showed up to showcase some of their most noteworthy projects at this semester’s Digifest. Many students look forward to this event, as it is a great way seniors to show off their portfolios and network with alumni, faculty, and industry professionals. This semester’s Digifest was held March 23 at the University of Houston’s College of Technology at Sugar Land.

STEM Designation for Supply Chain Program

Beginning fall 2022 the University of Houston Supply Chain & Logistics Technology Degree Plan will join an elite group of supply chain programs in Texas that are STEM related as determined by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Program (CIP), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) STEM Designated Program List, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

The Growing Presence of Women in Construction

As part of Women in Construction Week (March 7-11), the College of Technology’s Cougars for Women in Construction partnered with the National Association of Women in Construction to host their first Mentoring Friday; an event that connected current female leaders in construction to students in our construction management program.

User Experience Lab at UH Teaches Students New Skills for the New Hot Job

Many of us have experienced the frustration of buying a product that is hard to operate, like a digital alarm clock that comes with a confusing manual to explain how to set the alarm. Now, students from the UH College of Technology are learning how to discover flaws in products before they go to market, how to improve products that never worked as intended, and how to be part of a new in-demand workforce

UH Professors Named Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

Six University of Houston professors have been named Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the most UH faculty members to earn the honor in a single election year.

50-in-5 Faculty Honored for Major Grant Awards and Patents

The University of Houston hosted its second 50-in-5 celebration event at the Wortham House on Monday, Feb. 7, honoring faculty members with major grant award and patent achievements.

UH Prof leads Facebook-funded Study on Social Media & Physical Activity of Black and LatinX Women

University of Houston College of Technology Asst. Professor Olivia Johnson received a $50,000 grant to study how social media can influence physical activity among young women of color. “It's exhilarating and very nerve-wracking,” Johnson said. “The study is looking at 18- to 25-year-old Black and Latinx women.”

Better Together: Lisa and Victoria Lopez

Many parents dream of the day when their child graduates from college. Lisa Lopez will not only get to witness her daughter, Victoria Lopez, walk across the commencement stage but the proud mom will be right there beside Victoria when both of their names are called.