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UH Homecoming Game This Saturday

Happy Cougar Red Friday, UH community! Saturday, Oct. 23 is the UH Homecoming game. UH Football takes on East Carolina University at 3 p.m. in TDECU Stadium. UH has supported Cougar athletics for 75 years.  Read more …


NSF Grant Funds Research by Pan, Fu Into Wireless for AI

Cullen College of Engineering Associate Professors Miao Pan and Xin Fu have received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation to lower energy consumption and service delay, two key components of federated learning's practical implementation in wireless networks. Read more …


Parking Alert: Saturday's Football Game Will Impact Parking on Campus

The next Cougar football home game at TDECU Stadium will take place at 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 23. Streets, parking lots and garages will be directly impacted during the hours leading up to kickoff. Read more …


Reminder: 2022 Sponsored Projects Proposals Deadline Nears

UH Libraries Digital Research Services invites UH faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to submit proposals for sponsored digital research projects to run through the calendar year 2022. Proposals are due by Friday, Nov. 5. Read more …


Our People

    • This week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the reappointment of Tilman Fertitta and Beth Madison to the UH System Board of Regents. Fertitta was first appointed in 2009 and Madison in 2015. They currently serve as the board chairman and secretary, respectively. Additionally, Ricky Raven, a UH alumnus, has been appointed as a new board member. Raven will take the place formerly held by Regent Gerald McElvy. They are appointed through Aug. 31, 2027. Read more.
    • Researchers led by Dr. David Buck, associate dean of community health, are challenging providers to integrate a community-engaged health care model to treat more effectively those with chronic diseases and health issues created by social circumstances, such as homelessness. This research analysis serves as an evidence-based “playbook” of sorts for the new UH College of Medicine. Read more.
    • For the fifth time, under the leadership of Dean Kathryn Tart, UH College of Nursing has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Read more.
    • The Industrial Design Society of America has awarded George Chow, assistant professor of industrial design in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design, the 2021 IDSA Young Educator Award. Read more.
    • Nobody would want to drive a car that easily shatters in a collision, so the design of materials with high strength as well as high ductility —less brittleness — is imperative. In collaboration with Purdue University, Cullen College of Engineering researchers Dajla Neffati and Yashashree Kulkarni offer a novel solution with intermetallics. Read more.

Our Campus

    • The Texas Legislature allocated $339,485,554 in much-needed new funding for capital construction projects across the UH System and its four universities. UH also received an additional $50 million for institutional enhancements. Read more.
    • The UH Law Center debuted a new online publication dedicated to undergraduate students nationwide interested in attending law school. Aspiring Lawyer magazine features insights, tips, success stories and guidance for pre-law students, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds. Read more.
    • Some critical operations at CERN that demand constant monitoring are now going remote with the help of global collaboration. UH is one of several elite research sites monitoring and collecting data on ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment), which operates inside CERN’S Large Hadron Collider – the world’s largest and highest-energy particle collider. Read more.
    • The UH community is invited to check out the UH Libraries Makerspace. Located on the first floor of the M.D. Anderson Library within the South Computer Lab, the Makerspace offers tools and support for anyone working on projects, making objects or building electronic devices. Read more.
    • Nominations are now open for the annual Esther Farfel Award, the highest honor accorded to a University faculty member. The award, a symbol of overall career excellence, carries a prize of $10,000. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 19. Read more.