By None:: The University of Houston is reviewing Governor Abbott’s March 2 executive order regarding the mask mandate and opening Texas businesses 100% to determine the safest path forward for our campus community.
By None:: Humana and the University of Houston have launched a Value-based Care Specialization online program to support providers, academia and other business and industry professionals and the public in learning about the fundamentals and real-world application of value-based care that has become integral to improving outcomes in health care.
By None:: The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new attention to the digital divide, as the need for online schooling and working from home has disproportionately hurt those without computer equipment and skills. Research by Paul A. Pavlou, dean of the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, found that people with basic Information Technology skills are more likely to be employed, even in jobs that aren’t explicitly tied to those skills.
By Laurie Fickman:: In a new white paper by Gutierrez Energy Management Institute, Center for Houston’s Future and University of Houston Energy, a pathway is laid for Texas to lead the energy transition and Houston to reduce carbon emissions to zero.
By Laurie Fickman:: Kyung Jae Lee, assistant professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation for $508,722 to contribute to the enhancement and diversification of the domestic supply of lithium for sustainable and renewable energy storage.
By Sara Tubbs:: A team of UH geologists has been awarded 2.5 million CPU Hours by the National Science Foundation for use of its supercomputer to search for the remains of a lost ocean deep below the Earth's surface.
By Laurie Fickman:: UH biomedical researcher Sheeren Majd is reporting the development and testing of a new nano-carrier as a potential treatment to deliver highly toxic medicine to glioblastomas, the most common and aggressive form of primary brain tumors.
By Sara Tubbs:: Joy Priest, a first-year doctoral candidate in the University of Houston’s renowned Creative Writing Program, has received a Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.