UH Coastal Center Takes to the Air in Effort to Restore Coastal Prairie
The tallow tree, once considered a popular quick-growing tree that provided much-needed shade to Houston homes due to its fast growth, is being targeted for removal at the UH Coastal Center as part of a process to reform the landscape to its native coastal prairie setting.
UH Researchers Helping Black Smokers with HIV
University of Houston researchers are developing a mobile intervention for Black American smokers who are infected with HIV. Among people of color, the combination of daily stressors and disease management may likely lead to substance use to cope.
National Academy of Engineering Member Joe Powell Named Director of UH Energy Transition Institute
The University of Houston has named Joseph Powell, former chief scientist for Shell and member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), as the founding director of the new UH Energy Transition Institute.
Coogs Close Out 2022 on Academic High Note
In 2022, UH fostered student success, particularly in the area of notable awards and scholarships. Coogs were among the recipients of the prestigious Sumners and Voyager scholarships. Both are firsts for the University.
Anger Over COVID-19 Layoffs Keeping Hospitality Workers from Returning to Jobs
Researchers at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership say many skilled hospitality workers who were furloughed or laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic are angry and unlikely to return to the industry.
Growing Incomes Boost Latino Millennials’ Purchasing Power
America’s increase in online buying coincides with millennials’ advance into incomes that provide more purchasing power than ever before. A new UH study on Latino millennials’ online buying patterns finds both common ground and intriguing distinctions – providing tips for retailers looking to connect with this lucrative market segment.
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Jan 18 12:00 pm
The Hobby Hour: Inside the 88th Texas Legislature
The Hobby Hour is an interactive discussion about public policy and politics hosted by the Hobby School of Public Affairs.
Jan 23 5:00 pm
UH Dining Lunar New Year Celebration
In collaboration with organizations such as Institute for Global Engagement, UH Dining will be hosting a Lunar New Year celebration at Cougar Woods Dining Hall. Enjoy festive music, dance, and a culturally inspired menu for dinner from 5PM-8PM. We hope to see you there!
Jan 25 12:00 am
APeX Speaker Series: King
The Assistant Professor Lecture Series (APeX) is intended to showcase the breadth and depth of groundbreaking research, scholarship, and creative activity being undertaken by UH early career faculty across disciplines, as well as to offer opportunities for cross-disciplinary networking.
Jan 25 4:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration
The 2023 Dr. MLK Jr. Celebration will feature Prison Reform Activist and Justice Seeker Dr. Yusef Salaam, who was wrongfully convicted in the “Central Park Jogger” case along with four other Black and Latinx young men, known as “The Exonerated Five”. Click here to pre-register!
Feb 02 4:00 pm
Richard Gelwick Endowed Lecture
Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will deliver the 2023 Richard Gelwick Endowed Lecture for the Hobby School of Public Affairs on Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Shamrock Ballroom at the University of Houston Hilton.?
Feb 13 10:00 am
Ring Week will take place Monday, February 13th – Thursday, February 16th, 2023, at the UH Athletics-Alumni Center located at 3204 Cullen Blvd, Houston TX 77204, O’Quinn Great Hall, 1st floor. This is your opportunity to meet one on one with a Balfour representative and ask questions about ordering your UH Class Ring. Please RSVP!
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