Take a Virtual Tour
A collection of stories about how our students, faculty, staff and alumni are making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.
‘Drawn-on-Skin’ Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors
Researchers have developed a new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
Art is Good Medicine
The University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts is launching a new Graduate Certificate in Arts and Health program this fall. The program will train professionals to integrate fine and performing arts into health care settings.
Stopping Listeria Reproduction ‘In its Tracks’
Listeria contaminations can send food processing facilities into full crisis mode with mass product recalls, federal warnings and even hospitalization or death for people who consume the contaminated products. UH researchers have discovered a chemical compound that stops listeria reproduction in both light and dark conditions which could lead to bacterial control in food products.
Cullen Trust Gift Aids UH Students Struggling with Food Insecurity Amid Pandemic
The University of Houston has received a $100,000 gift from the Cullen Trust for Higher Education to aid University students and members of the community who are in immediate need of food assistance. The gift supports efforts at UH and the Houston Food Bank to raise awareness on the growing issue of food insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic
CMAS Study Shows Latino Impact in the Houston Region
A report from the University of Houston’s Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) found that Latinos living in the metro area combine for an economic impact of more than $980 million a year.
A Game to the Rescue
The emergence of COVID-19 in the spring did more than send people home from schools and offices. It had the potential to disrupt capstone projects, even graduation, for some students. A graduate cybersecurity class at the University of Houston found the answer in a video game.
A Roadmap to Better Multivalent Batteries
Lithium-ion batteries power everything from mobile phones to laptop computers and electric vehicles, but demand is growing for less expensive and more readily available alternatives. The top candidates all hold promise, but researchers say steep challenges remain.
Engaging Art Lovers with Virtual Artist Discussions
Public Art of the University of Houston System's virtual programming integrates art works and connects artists with art admirers.
New Movement Seeks to upEND Child Welfare System
Seeking to end the current child welfare system and to reimagine new, anti-racist means of keeping children safe and protected in their homes, the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work and the Center for the Study of Social Policy have launched the upEND movement.
Next-Gen Micro-CT Scan Can Lower Radiation, Offer Better Pictures
With a $3.2 million grant, Mini Das, associate professor of physics at the University of Houston, will help usher in the next generation of micro computed tomography (CT) imaging, lowering the radiation dose, improving the resolution and enhancing the contrast of three-dimensional pictures of small images, like tumors.
UH Faculty and Students ‘Power-On’ for Online Learning Success
While COVID-19 has caused an incredible amount of planning for class delivery during the upcoming fall semester, University of Houston faculty and students are learning to more effectively navigate the world of online learning with new resources and training programs called Power-On.
Building a More Diverse Faculty at the University of Houston
Higher education, industry and other sectors of society are working to recruit and retain a skilled workforce that reflects the nation’s diversity. The University of Houston has developed a data-driven approach to successfully drive the change.
Aug 04 2:00 pm
UH at Sugar Land Grad School Fair
Are you interested in becoming a counselor or K-12 administrator? Learn more about the UH at Sugar Land graduate school offerings at this virtual programs showcase on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 2-3 p.m. A recruiter will be available to answer your questions. RSVP today!
Aug 21 11:00 am
First Lecture 2020
Join the UH College of Education for a back-to-school kickoff event featuring UH alumna Christine Ha, winner of “MasterChef”; Kam Franklin, lead singer of The Suffers; and comedian Bill Santiago. View our free virtual event online Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at 11 a.m.
Aug 24 12:00 am
First Day of Class: Fall 2020
The first day of class for fall 2020 is Monday, Aug. 24. Please note these key dates: The last day to add is class is Aug. 31 and the last day to drop a course is Sept. 9 for the regular semester. To those who are new to campus, welcome to the UH College of Education, and to those who are returning, welcome back!
Sep 16 4:00 pm
Crafting: Pride Pillows
Sep 23 5:30 pm
Faith & Sexuality/Gender
An intersectional dialogue
Oct 29 12:00 am
2020 TxA Conference Alumni Reception
Join us for our annual alumni reception at the Texas Society of Architects (TxA) Conference and Design Expo in Dallas, Texas!
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.