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A new mural unveiled at the University of Houston at Sugar Land celebrates the richness of the Fort Bend community. The Diversity Over Division Mural features the work of six international artists, under the direction of Houston artist Reginald Adams.
Identifying Therapeutic Targets for Aggressive HR-positive Breast Cancer
A University of Houston researcher has received a $1.8 million grant to identify therapeutic targets for HR-positive breast cancer and to prevent metastatic progression of advanced drug-resistant forms of it.
Connecting Cultures: Qatari Artist Muna Al-Bader Paints New Mural at UH
Qatari artist Muna Al-Bader is bringing cans of spray paint in her famous shades of blue to the University of Houston for an interactive event that truly illustrates the meaning of public art. Spectators will get the opportunity to witness Al-Bader's every move as she creates a mural on campus from Friday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 11.
Mapping the Complexity of T Cells to Improve Immunotherapy
A University of Houston engineer is set to improve immunotherapy, the revolutionary treatment for cancer, by mapping T cells with new technology that will offer unprecedented insights into the function of immune cells
Two Views Take the Spotlight Nov. 4 for ‘Black Reparations Debate’
Be ready to examine the issue, perhaps shift your point of view when you tune in to the live-streamed "Black Reparations Debate" on Thursday, Nov. 4. The event - featuring Rashawn Ray and Richard Epstein - is hosted by the UH Hobby School of Public Affairs and the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership. Live-stream access is free.
How Latinx Students Navigated Challenges of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges for everyone, but a new report by the UH Center for Mexican American Studies found Latinx college students are resilient and possess high self-efficacy, or confidence to persevere.
Extra Hour for Early Voting an Easy Win, Some Election Reform Measures Draw Mild Support
The newly released Texas Trend Survey shows a majority of Texans (following a summer of hot debate) support the newly enacted state laws aimed at reshaping elections in the state. Some issues, including the method used to draw the state's voting districts, where less popular. Where do you stand?
UH President Delivers Fall Address
University of Houston President Renu Khator delivered her 13th annual fall address today at Moores Opera House – live and in-person for the first time in two years. She reflected on the many successes achieved over the past year while also sharing her vision for the future.
Abortion Remains Complex Issue in Texas, New UH-TSU Survey Affirms
Newly released Texas Trends Survey heard from all sides of the controversial Texas Abortion law. While 69% of respondents said it’s too restrictive, 55% offered some support for the law. On a different topic, 58% strongly supported limiting transgender student athletes to teams corresponding to their gender at birth.
University of Houston Named 2021 HSI Leader by Fulbright Program
The University of Houston has been named a Fulbright HSI Leader in the inaugural year of this designation for its noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program.
Mentoring Program to Bolster Diverse Biomedical Research Workforce
Researchers at the UH College of Medicine have launched a national research training and mentoring program at UH aimed at bolstering the pipeline of diverse health researchers and faculty in the area of obesity health disparities.
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An international team of researchers, led by a University of Houston biomedical engineer, has uncovered that the spleen is controlled by different terminal nerves, and that the sutrode, a new electrical stimulation device, can be used to control them. The discovery marks an advance in electroceutical research for treatment of diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and sepsis.
Nov 10 12:00 pm
Social Justice Guest Lecture
The UH College of Education’s Racial Justice, Equity and Well-being Lecture Series will feature a free virtual guest lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 10 from noon to 1 p.m. by Menah Pratt-Clarke, a professor of education and vice president for strategic affairs and vice provost for inclusion and diversity at Virginia Tech. She will discuss the implementation of the transdisciplinary applied social justice model. Join via Zoom.
Nov 10 3:00 pm
Whose Votes Count?
Join us for the next lecture in the CLASS Lecture Series on Race and Social Justice. On Nov. 10, Dr. Jelani Cobb, Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and writer at The New Yorker, will illustrate what voter suppression looks like and why access to the vote may never be more vital.
Nov 11 6:00 pm
Ph.D. in Mathematics Ed Virtual Fair
Learn more about earning a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a focus on mathematics education at a free virtual open house Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 from 6 to 7 p.m. Learn about our focus on ending educational inequities, meet faculty, and get your admissions questions answered! RSVP.
Nov 11 6:00 pm
AAEF Paul Kardoush Memorial Lecture Presented by Professor Dana Sajdi
The Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab Studies at the University of Houston cordially invite you to the 2021 AAEF Paul Kardoush Annual Memorial Lecture: “Damascus: A History in Words,” presented by Professor Dana Sajdi of Boston College.
Nov 15 11:30 am
International Education Week (IEW) Opening Ceremony
You’re Invited to the UH International Education Week (IEW) Launch Celebration!
All students welcome. Masks encouraged.
Nov 16 6:00 pm
Tips for Managing Uncertainty
The College of Education will host a free virtual event on Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to highlight faculty research to help us face these uncertain and challenging times. Featured panelists include faculty members and an alumnus who is a Houston ISD principal. RSVP today! The Zoom link will be provided closer to the event.
Dec 01 5:00 pm
M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Higher Education
Want to be a leader in higher education administration? The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies is offering a virtual information session for the M.Ed. and Ph.D. programs in higher education on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Learn more and RSVP now!
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