By None:: University of Houston graduate Stephanie Rice, who earned fame on NBC’s “The Voice” for her compelling performances and personal story of resilience, will return to campus for the UH College of Education’s First Lecture. The free, back-to-school kickoff event is Friday, Aug. 17 at Cullen Performance Hall.
By Sara Tubbs:: For the first time in its nearly 50-year history, Public Art of the University of Houston System is expanding its staff to ensure sustained leadership and curatorial vision for the collection. As part of a recently developed strategic plan, María C. Gaztambide has been named director and chief curator.
By Jeannie Kever:: Ensuring military forces have up-to-date information about a potentially hostile region offers obvious advantages, but current methods for doing that – especially along shorelines, where underwater mines and other hazards can pose serious risks – all have drawbacks. Engineers from the University of Houston are addressing the challenge as part of a $1 million project led by Craig Glennie, an investigator with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping, or NCALM.
By Laurie Fickman:: Three University of Houston women have been awarded for their trailblazing work by a prestigious women’s advocacy group. The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
By Laurie Fickman:: The Princeton Review, which ranks universities, reports that University of Houston is one of the top schools in the nation. Its rankings are published in the new edition of its annual "Best Colleges" book—The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition, their flagship college guide.
By Jeannie Kever:: A solid majority of Harris County residents support the upcoming $2.5 billion bond election, intended to pay for projects to lessen the risk of future flooding, according to a survey released Monday by the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston.
By Laurie Fickman:: The chronic inflammatory disease, lupus, is about nine times more common in women than men, and now one of the leading lupus researchers in the world, UH biomedical engineering professor Chandra Mohan, has been awarded $2 million to find out why.