Researchers Turn to the Power of Native Aquatic Plants to Clean Coastal Waters
The key to clearing harmful chemicals from Texas shores may be close at hand. A UH-led team is studying native aquatic plants’ abilities to clear runoff chemicals that concentrate in watersheds, where they pose risks to humans and wildlife. The natural system will be not only efficient but also cost effective.
UH Student Gabrielle Kostecki Among 2023 Goldwater Scholars
Junior mathematical biology major Gabrielle Kostecki adds a Goldwater Scholarship to her growing list of accomplishments. She is among 413 Goldwater Scholars selected from an initial pool of approximately 5,000 students nationwide.
The UH chapter of Phi Beta Kappa recently welcomed its largest cohort to the esteemed honor society.
Researchers on the Rise
More than 250 students will showcase projects and posters during Undergraduate Research Day on April 13.
Eat ‘Em Up Coogs! UH Chef is One of Nation’s Best Collegiate Chefs
The senior executive chef at the University of Houston earned first place at the National Association of College & University Food Services 2023 Culinary Challenge for the Southern region. This summer he’ll compete to be named the top collegiate chef in the nation.
University of Houston Leads Effort to Improve Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
The University of Houston College of Pharmacy is leading a national effort to improve access to treatment for opioid use disorder and to encourage pharmacists to dispense buprenorphine, a medication used for the treatment of OUD, a condition that approximately 2.7 million people suffer from in the U.S.
Apr 17 8:00 am
UH Earth Week 2023
UH Earth Week returns on April 17-21 with a week of sustainability-themed events, activities, presentations and more! Visit the UH Office of Sustainability website to view the entire Earth Week schedule.
Apr 18 9:00 am
#IAMUH Campus-Wide Photoshoot
Calling all Coogs! Share your unique stories, strengths, and personal attributes and how they appear in your daily life. Snap a picture and receive an exclusive T-shirt and be entered to win a $200 Amazon gift card!
Apr 20 5:00 pm
Art on Screen 23 | UMBRAL x SÍNTESIS
Inspired by Jorge Pardo’s “Folly” on view in Wilhelmina’s Grove at the University of Houston, Public Art UHS is proud to present UMBRAL x SÍNTESIS a collection of experimental films presented by FICUNAM, the UNAM International Film Festival’s SÍNTESIS program.
Apr 25 11:30 am
Stress Free Finals Kickoff
Kickoff Stress Free Finals with free shirts, ice cream, & other giveaways! There will also be a SMASH room for you to de-stress!
Apr 26 12:00 pm
De-stress with arts & crafts by painting vinyl records and plant pots! There will be free pizza and t-shirts provided. You can support and shop from some of our student art vendors.
Apr 27 12:00 pm
InfraRED: Backyard Bash
Join us for the last InfraRED of the semester with FREE burgers, hot dogs, and funnel cakes! We’ll also have lots of games including an obstacle course! All students are eligible to win a Nintendo Switch or Airpods Pro!
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