By None:: University of Houston online degree programs in education – consistently ranked high among US programs – has been named No. 14 nationwide this year by US News & World Report. Among winning factors, the award cited high graduation rates and small classes.
By Bryan Luhn:: Celebrated Houston chef and restaurateur Chris Williams will visit the University of Houston to serve up some tasty Southern specialties for students and package meals for Houston’s communities-in-need.
By Bryan Luhn:: Despite some encouraging signs in the battle against the COVID-19 Omicron surge, a faculty physician from the University of Houston College of Medicine warns it’s too early to let down our guard. Dr. Bhavna Lall, clinical assistant professor of adult medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences, discusses the latest developments in an ever-evolving pandemic in this Q&A.
By Laurie Fickman:: Houston debut: LiveWire, an innovative dance collaboration between scientists, musicians and dancers who will wear EEG skull caps (brain caps), while performing a new work. The performance explores the latest neuroscience discoveries with each of its five movements showcasing a different process of the human brain.
By Karn Dhingra:: Mikhail Eremets of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany, has been named recipient of the 2022 Bernd T. Matthias Prize for Superconducting Materials. The Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH sponsors the award for advances in the field of superconductivity.
By Laurie Fickman:: Two University of Houston engineers have discovered that they can create upward fountains in water by shining laser beams on the water’s surface. The finding is credited to the ever-phenomenal Marangoni effect and has potential to impact all sorts of fluid dynamics.
By Laurie Fickman:: A University of Houston computational biologist is reporting that the Tuberculosis vaccine, which could be associated with a reduced number and/or severity of COVID-19 cases, could assist future COVID-19 vaccine development.