By Chris Stipes:: The University of Houston has received a significant gift from The John M. O’Quinn Foundation to support the UH Law Center and construction of its new state-of-the-art building. In permanent recognition of the gift, the building will be named the "John M. O'Quinn Law Building."
By Sara Tubbs:: Global climate change could cause Africa’s Lake Victoria, the world’s largest tropical lake and source of the Nile River, to dry up in the next 500 years, according to new findings from a team of researchers led by the University of Houston. Even more imminent, the White Nile — one of the two main tributaries of the Nile — could lose its source waters in just a decade.
By Laurie Fickman:: A University of Houston College of Pharmacy associate professor has discovered a new biomarker in cancer stem cells that govern cancer survival and spread, and it’s raising hope that drug discovery to kill cancer stem cells could follow suit.
By Sara Tubbs:: Gareth Long, a Toronto-based artist, is lifting the curtain on a dozen of Texan filmmaker Melton Barker's existing movie shorts in an immersive moving image installation at the Blaffer Art Museum. “Gareth Long: Kidnappers Foil” will be on view from Nov. 16-March 14, 2020.
By Jeannie Kever:: The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship within the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston has been named the No. 1 program in the United States for developing undergraduates to become entrepreneurs.
By Chris Stipes:: Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first African American Surgeon General of the United States, will visit the University of Houston to discuss the role of racism on health care outcomes. “A Conversation on Race and Health” on Thursday, Nov. 14, will feature a keynote address by Elders, a fearless champion of social justice in health care and longtime advocate for the poor and powerless, followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience.
By Jeannie Kever:: Seawater is one of the most abundant resources on earth, offering promise both as a source of hydrogen – desirable as a source of clean energy – and of drinking water in arid climates. Now researchers from the University of Houston have reported a significant breakthrough in splitting seawater.