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UH Ranks Among 2018 Best Value Colleges in the Nation
Remarkable academic quality and affordability are just some of the good attributes that have landed the University of Houston on Kiplinger’s Individual Finance 300 Best Value Colleges for 2018.
After the Diagnosis: How Cancer Affects Sexual Functioning
A cancer diagnosis disrupts a person’s life in many ways, including sexually. A probe led by the University of Houston found that more than half of youthfull cancer patients reported problems with sexual function, with the probability of reporting sexual dysfunction enhancing over time.
Making Heart Transplants Obsolete With Puny Removable Pump
A University of Houston biomedical engineer is creating a next-generation heart pump for patients suffering with heart failure. Results are so promising that Ralph Metcalfe, professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering, predicts radical improvement in treatment of failing hearts will happen within a decade.
Gerald and Barbara Hines Donate $1 Million to Build Advanced Media Technology Lab
Global developer Gerald D. Hines and internationally known artist Barbara Hines have made a leadership bounty of $1 million to the University of Houston to support construction of a fresh Advanced Media Technology Laboratory at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design. The bounty is a part of the university’s $1 billion “Here, We Go” Campaign.
Gulf Coast Universities Team Up to Address Hurricane Resilience
A fresh multi-institution research center led by the University of Houston will concentrate on helping the Gulf Coast do better at preparing for and mitigating the harm and loss of lives from hurricanes and other severe storms.
Chris Pezman Named Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Chris Pezman is coming home, as the Houston Football letterman and former captain has been named vice president for intercollegiate athletics and director of athletics at the University of Houston.
UH Fall Grads Usher in Next Generation of Success
By the middle of December, approximately Three,400 University of Houston students will become graduates when the college-based commencement ceremonies are concluded. Each graduate has a story to tell and we share three of them.
Researchers Investigate Deepwater Gas Formation to Prevent Accidents
A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working with the oil industry to develop fresh ways to predict when an offshore drilling equipment is at risk for a potentially catastrophic accident.
UH Cancer Researcher Focused on Tumor Development
A UH cancer researcher is set to supply an unprecedented look at the 20-year development of esophageal cancer that starts with a precancerous lesion known as “Barrett’s esophagus,” a condition present in 3-million Americans.
UH Center to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Along the Gulf Coast
The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work has received a $Five million grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. to establish the SUSTAIN Wellbeing COMPASS Coordinating Center to enhance HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in five states along the Gulf Coast with the highest HIV rates in the south – Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
State Honors UHin4 with 2017 Starlet Award
The University of Houston UHin4 program has been honored with a 2017 Starlet Award from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The THECB recognized four institutions for exceptional contributions toward meeting one or more goals of the Texas higher education plan, 60x30TX.
Researchers Map Brain Activity to Improve Prosthetic Design
High-tech prosthetics permit amputees to engage more fully in everyday life, even to contest in sporting events. Researchers from the University of Houston have demonstrated how brain activity is used to identify different terrains – level ground and stairs, for example – a key step in developing prosthetics that permit the user’s prosthesis to automatically adjust to switching ground conditions in real time.
UH Embarks on Oral History of Hurricane Harvey
As Hurricane Harvey inundated Houston, a group text message began ricocheting inbetween researchers at the University of Houston Center for Public History. Assured everyone was safe, the concentrate quickly shifted to what stands to become the fattest oral history project ever undertaken by the university.
DIY: Scientists Release a How-To for Building a Smartphone Microscope
Add one more thing to the list of tasks your smartphone can perform. University of Houston researchers have released an open-source dataset suggesting instructions to people interested in building their own smartphone microscope.
January 2018 Book Club
Readers are invited to discuss ",Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy", by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.
Community Portraits by Keliy Anderson-Staley
Keliy Anderson-Staley, a professor of photography at the UH School of Art, will create portraits using a tintype photo booth at DiverseWorks.
MLK Commemorative Celebration Featuring Symone Sanders
Each year, the MLK Commemorative Celebration brings speakers to our campus to provide remarks that reflect the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and aspects of social justice. This year’s theme ",Dr. King’s Legacy, Where are We Now?", will feature a keynote address from Symone Sanders – Political Activist, CNN Political Commentator, and Former National Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign.
Istvan Vardai Recital
Moores School of Music presents a recital by Hungarian cellist Istvan Vardai.
All UH students are invited to join in for an interactive dining practice on the rules of etiquette.
35th International Piano Festival
From Thursday, February 1 to Sunday, February Four, the Moores School of Music presents a thrilling series of recitals and masterclasses featuring festival founder Abbey Simon, MSM alumnus and Cliburn Competition silver medalist Kenny Broberg, Italian pianist Alessio Bax and Discovery Artist Nadejda Vlaeva.
The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation. UH has grown to service the city of Houston and beyond through our extensive educational offerings, partnerships with local businesses and contributions to the community. Explore more below about how we are cultivating the future through Energy, Health, Arts, and Athletics to create success for our students and alumni.
UH Health is the platform to integrate the university’s mission and values focused on identifying and responding to the economic, social and cultural issues affecting health in Houston, Texas, and beyond.
UH Arts provide students the fuel to awaken the imagination and contribute real art to the real world. Read how students use their practices and thoughts to inflame the imagination.
UH Athletics is driving sportsmanship to fresh levels by preparing student-athletes to be champions for life. Read about how student-athletes are achieving success in academics and athletics.
UH Energy performs innovative research to address emerging needs in the hydrocarbons, renewables and sustainability energy sectors. Read about how UH energy fuels the industry.
UH Innovation is committed to growing Houston’s innovation economy by providing facilities and programs to support startups and technology commercialization. ,
UH students have access to comprehensive higher education programs and innumerable resources providing the contraptions for success. Read about how students are thriving at the University of Houston.
As a good neighbor and university dedicated to civic engagement, we will playmate and collaborate with the Third Ward to convert its schools, businesses, and healthcare resources. We feast the culture and history of our collective community.
UH names a fresh director of athletics, UHin4 receives a top award, and architecture students make mobile structures for the Museum of Fine Art.
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