Electric Vehicles Remain a Tough Sell in Texas, According to New Survey
Only about 5% of Texans, mostly urban dwellers, currently own or lease electric vehicles. A new survey says most of the majority – those who don’t drive EVs – report little or no interest in going electric in the future. This survey’s findings echo a similar study from 2021.
Through a New Lens: UH College of Optometry Leading Fight Against Myopia
Researchers at the University of Houston College of Optometry secured dozens of awards from the National Eye Institute for groundbreaking studies into myopia, also known as "nearsightedness", a condition that occurs when the eye grows too long, causing distant objects to appear blurry.
UH's Blaffer Art Museum Remains a Force in Local and International Art Scene at 50 Years
The University of Houston's Blaffer Art Museum is celebrating 50 years of exhibiting the works of Picasso, Kahlo and Munch while giving up-and-coming artists a place to showcase their creations.
UH Revives Hockey After Decades on Ice
Hockey is back at the University of Houston as students lace up their skates for the first time in nearly 80 years.
UH Researchers Develop New Percussion Method to Detect Pipeline Elbow Erosion
A University of Houston engineering research team is pioneering a new method, based on percussion, to detect pipeline elbow erosion to prevent economic losses, environmental pollution and other safety issues.
Paul Kittle Appointed to Lead Student Affairs for University of Houston System, UH
After a nationwide search, University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has appointed Paul R. Kittle as the new vice chancellor for student affairs for the UH System and vice president for student affairs for the University of Houston. His appointment will be effective Jan. 17, 2024.
Dec 05 4:00 pm
UHTB Innovation Showcase
Showcase event for the University of Houston’s latest innovations and recent patents in the broad area of materials science.
Dec 05 5:30 pm
Grad School Info Session: Higher Ed. M.Ed. & Ph.D.
Want to serve as a change agent in the postsecondary education sector? Learn more about earning an M.Ed. or Ph.D. in higher education at our virtual information session on Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m
Dec 07 8:30 am
CCUS Commercial Deployment: What Will It Take To Make It Happen?
A half-day symposium where the Center for Carbon Management in Energy will showcase findings from an assessment of the necessary infrastructure that would be required for broad commercial deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage.
Dec 07 11:00 am
Winter Wonderland (Rescheduled)
Come out to the annual Winter Wonderland event and enjoy 60 tons of snow, food, t-shirts, and more! Hosted by SPB
This event was rescheduled to December 7th due to inclement weather.
Dec 08 8:30 am
UH-DGH Center for Hydrocarbons Exploration Symposium
In-depth review of current University of Houston research on the Andaman and Mahandi/Bengal basins in India and its implications for hydrocarbon potential.
Dec 09 8:00 am
Health Equity: From Awareness to Action CHW and Advocacy Conference
The University of Houston Community Health Workers Initiative and the Parkinson’s Foundation have partnered for the Health Equity: From Awareness to Action conference on Saturday December 9th, 2023. Our conference offers 5.0 hours of certified and uncertified (pending approval) continuing education units for CHW, CHW-I, CHES, and MCHES.
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.