Bauer Research Focuses on the Intersection of Art and Community Development
勇士vs森林狼常规赛 www.7d9bo.net A new interdisciplinary study from C.T. Bauer College of Business yields important insights about the intersection of art and community development. Associate Dean for Research and Marketing Professor Vanessa Patrick (pictured) and Bauer doctoral student Ngoc “Rita” To are part of a team of researchers whose work, “Collaborative Art: A Transformational Force Within Communities,” was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Read more …
A New Era of Engineering Excellence
The latest issue of Parameters, the Cullen College of Engineering magazine, is now available. In this issue, the magazine explores UH Engineering's expansion to UH at Katy and how it serves as a model partnership between academia and industry. It also delves into the launch of the College's new Innovation & Entrepreneurship initiative and the many exciting ideas that are being brought from the lab to the market. Read more …
Commit to Professional Development: Fall 2019 Catalyst Courses Now Enrolling
Catalyst Learning Programs offers a wide variety of professional development courses for all UH staff and there are learning paths for every level of employment. The curriculum is delivered in a classroom setting, intact programs and online. The training programs are comprehensive and are designed to equip participants with tools that will result in peak performance and career enrichment. Read more …
- Praveen Bollini, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, found that a catalyst using bulk cerium oxide – the most abundant of the rare earth elements in the Earth’s crust – can efficiently remove the excess oxygen from biomass, allowing it to be economically converted to fuels and chemicals. Read more.
- When it comes to TV viewing, 178 million American consumers watch with a smartphone or some other mobile device in hand. Marketing Professor Rex Yuxing Du and his fellow researchers developed a framework for modeling online behavioral response at the minute level, providing a better way for marketing managers to evaluate the effectiveness of TV ads. Read more.
- Members of the GeoSociety at UH gathered at the south end of Science and Research Building 1 to rejuvenate a planter into a second rock garden for the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. The rock garden includes carbonates, igneous, pure minerals and petrified wood samples. Rock samples were donated by the EAS department with the help of Shelby Johnston, Ph.D. student in geology, and Jinny Sisson, EAS instructional professor. Read more.
- Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, along with a team of researchers, has devised a soft neurorobot with a neurologically integrated tactile sensory skin, allowing it to sense interactions with the external environment and respond accordingly. The work represents a significant step toward the development of prosthetics that could directly connect with the peripheral nerves in biological tissues, as well as toward advances in soft neurorobots capable of thinking and making judgments. Read more.
- Recently, UH Law Center Professor Renee Knake led a discussion with renowned author and public speaker Malcolm Gladwell in front of a sold out audience. Their conversation focused on Gladwell's new book, "Talking To Strangers," among other topics. Gladwell is a staff writer at The New Yorker, host of the podcast Revisionist History and has authored five New York Times bestsellers. Read more.
- A team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will visit the University of Houston Police Department (UHPD) on Oct. 19 to examine all aspects of UHPD’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. UHPD and IACLEA invite the public’s feedback as a part of the IACLEA accreditation process. Members of the public may call 713-743-0596 on Monday, Oct. 21 from 1 – 3 p.m. or submit their feedback in writing. Read more.
- Works by Jacqueline Nova, a pioneer in electroacoustic music, and Paul Mpagi Sepuya, a globally acclaimed photographic artist, will be on view at the Blaffer Art Museum. Both exhibitions will debut with a reception from 5 – 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 and are free and open to the public. Read more.
- More than 150 guests joined officials from the University of Houston and the University of Houston-Victoria for the official ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Katy Academic Building Monday, Oct. 14. The new three-story, 80,000-square-foot building will be a shared space for the two sister universities. Read more.
- Through the end of October, visitors to the M.D. Anderson Library will notice a suite of 40 banners displayed in the atrium. The Banner Project, created by Houston activist Sara Fernandez, is a pop-up exhibit featuring pivotal points in Houston's LGBT history from the 1930s to present day. Read more.
- University employees have a tradition of participation in this annual giving campaign which supports health and human services, environmental programs, human rights organizations, educational programs for children and support programs for the elderly. The final deadline for giving and/or pledging is Oct. 31. Read more.