Autonomous Robot for Subsea Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspection Being Developed at UH
With an increasing number of severe accidents in the global oil and gas industry caused by damaged pipelines, UH researchers are developing an autonomous robot to identify potential pipeline leaks and structural failures during subsea inspections. The transformative technology will make the inspection process far safer and more cost effective, while also protecting subsea environments from disaster.
UH Addresses Teacher Shortage Through Innovative Certification Program
With Texas facing a critical teacher shortage, the UH College of Education has launched an alternative certification program that combines key components of the college’s traditional degree program with a shortened timeframe to get aspiring teachers into classrooms faster. The program was made possible by a $3.5 million grant from Houston Endowment.
New Survey Suggests General Society Not Willing to Allow More Rights for Transgender People
From conservative Texas to progressive California, with politically-mixed Arizona in between, a new survey reveals skepticism about granting more rights to transgender individuals. Looking further into the data, researchers also found smaller levels of support for more lenient approaches.
Pharmacy Closures Impacting Medically Underserved Communities
A new study from researchers at the University of Houston Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine sheds light on the alarming impact pharmacy closures are having on medically underserved communities.
New UH Commercial Introduces Cougar Spirit to New Audiences
Think you know the University of Houston? Think again. As UH gears up for its historic first season in the Big 12, it’s not just about making a great first impression – it’s about leaving an indelible mark. The University’s 2023-24 national commercial, “This Is UH,” is designed to officially introduce UH to new audiences nationwide.
Sediment Movement During Hurricane Harvey Could Negatively Impact Future Flooding, Prove Costly to Houston, UH Study Finds
Researchers correlated stream modifications to sediment movement in the Houston area during Hurricane Harvey. They found 27 million cubic meters of sediment, or 16 Astrodomes, moved through 12 Houston waterways and Addicks and Barker reservoirs during Harvey.
Sep 12 11:00 am
Learning Abroad Fall Fair
Did you know you can take classes as well as intern, do research, volunteer, or even teach abroad? Attend the Learning Abroad Fall Fair and begin your plans for the future!
Sep 15 10:00 am
Civic Engagement Boot Camp
Election season is picking up for local candidates on the ballot in November. University of Houston students interested in positive change in their community can register for the 2023 Civic Engagement Boot Camp hosted by the Hobby School of Public Affairs.
Sep 21 6:00 pm
UHE Symposium - Plastics, Chemicals, Circularity: What’s Next?
Plastics, Chemicals, Circularity: What’s Next? (co-presented with TIEEP)
Oct 05 11:00 am
Career and Internship Fair
The Fall 2023 Career & Internship Fair, organized by University Career Services (UCS), will take place on October 5, 2023. Open to all majors and recent alumni, this event provides a platform for employers to connect with talented individuals at the University of Houston (UH) seeking internships or full-time employment.
Oct 19 6:00 pm
UHE Symposium - The Future of Mobility Promises & Bottlenecks
Oct 21 11:00 am
Energy Day is Houston’s largest annual FREE family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in hopes of cultivating the next generation of energy leaders and innovators.
The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation. UH has grown to service the city of Houston and beyond through our extensive educational offerings, partnerships with local businesses and contributions to the community. Explore more below about how we are cultivating the future through Energy, Health, Arts, and Athletics to create success for our students and alumni.