UH Study Finds Word Choice and Media Exposure Affected Anti-Asian Restaurant Boycotts During COVID-19 Pandemic
Research from the University of Houston and Penn State University found that the use of terms like "China virus" by public officials and the media to describe COVID-19 contributed to hostility toward and boycotts of Asian-related businesses.
Discovery May Advance Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
To combat cardiac cell death, the underlying basis of cardiovascular disease, UH researchers are reprogramming human heart cells, changing them to the kind that enable the heart to contract and relax synchronously.
UH Researcher Aims to Uncover Causes of Developmental Disabilities in African Children
Elena Grigorenko and her colleagues will embark on a five-year project in rural Zambia, southern Africa. They plan to provide detailed characterization of the children's relevant phenotypes, studying the cause of the disabilities.
Four University of Houston Researchers Named Most Cited in the World
Professors were included in Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list. Their academic papers ranked in the top 1% of citations for field and publication year.
Houston Zoo Welcomes Two Cougar Cubs, Including Shasta VII
Two cougar cubs, found alone in Washington state, have found a new home at the Houston Zoo. Shasta VII and Louie will carry on the long-standing tradition and faithfully represent the cougar spirit of the University of Houston from their home at the Zoo.
Micro-Credentialing Program Upskills and Reskills Energy Workforce in Data Analytics
UH, in collaboration with UH-Downtown and UH-Clear Lake, received a $1 million grant to develop and deliver an innovative micro-credentialing program aimed at training both current and aspiring energy professionals in upstream energy data analytics to address the workforce gap, while increasing and expediting university-level credentials in this field.
Nov 29 11:00 am
Stress Free Finals Kickoff
Stress Free Finals is back! Join us for the Kickoff for FREE tote bags, mugs, ice cream, and much more! We’ll have 3 massage therapists on-site to help you de-stress before finals week. We’ll also have a live DJ and interactive photo-booth!
Nov 30 1:00 pm
Unleash your creativity at Design Depot! Swing by the Student Center South and get a free beanie and other giveaways! You can paint your own plant pot or mini canvas! We’ll also be featuring student art vendors, in collaboration with the Student Centers.
Nov 30 7:00 pm
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Boris Karloff narrates an animated tale about the lonely and heartless title character who decides to dress up as Santa and steal the Christmas decorations, gifts and feast from the people of Whoville. Join us in the showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas with SPB!
Dec 01 11:00 am
Student Program Board - Winter Wonderland
Come out to the annual Winter Wonderland event and enjoy 60 tons of snow, food, t-shirts, and more!
Dec 01 11:00 am
Critical Issues in Energy Symposium: Net Zero Texas by 2050
The Division of Energy and Innovation, along with the UH Center for Carbon Management in Energy (CCME), are hosting a day-long symposium to discuss pathways and solutions to make Texas carbon neutral by 2050. Register here
Dec 05 5:00 pm
This longstanding UH tradition provides a tasty evening “breakfast” and a welcome opportunity to refuel as you prepare for this semester’s finals. Plenty of pancakes and sausage will be prepared, but don’t arrive too late, as food will be served only as long as supplies last! A physical Cougar Card is required to gain entrance. We hope to see you there!
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