A world-class faculty brings prestige to our University, facilitating innovative research projects and helping to recruit students. Philanthropy plays a key role in bringing these professors to UH through the funding of endowed chairs and professorships. In the field of engineering, the number of National Academy of Engineering (NAE) members on faculty is a direct reflection upon a school’s reputation, and your gifts to endowed professorships and endowed chairs attract these distinguished faculty members to our Houston campus. In this article, we spoke to Ph.D. students at the Cullen College of Engineering about how NAE professors — many of whom receive funding from endowed professorships or endowed chairs — make their UH educational experience stand out.
The difference between outdoors and indoors couldn’t be more stark.
Dean Dana and Dr. Charles “Mickey” Rooks have proven, both through their gifts and as faculty, that dedicated individuals can truly change a University’s course.
Paul Likhari has a key piece of advice for UH students: “Take every challenge that comes your way.”
Some people know where their passion lies and what they want to be when they grow up from the time they’re children. For others, that realization may come during college or even later during their adult years.
By Joelle Carson There was a strong sense of UH pride when Wendy Paris (’89) visited the University of Houston Honors College to discuss her new book, “Splitopia,” last month. As Dr. Chris Brunt (‘06) introduced her to the group of students gathered to hear about her new book and creative life, he recalled how Read More
“Thank you all for coming today,” Paul Frison addressed the long table at Eric’s Restaurant in the UH Hilton. “It means a great deal to us.” It is rare that a group of busy students and professionals, some not having been on campus since graduation, are all able to attend a midweek lunch at their alma mater.
What if crops could self-fertilize? What if gene therapy could cure some of our deadliest diseases? What if data from our hard drives could be stored in DNA? These are some of the questions asked by Dr. Emily Leproust (’01)
The University of Houston College of Optometry’s (UHCO) dean, Earl Smith, O.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.O. (’72, O.D. ’72), and Dr. Glenn Ellisor are no strangers to honors and accolades.
Cougar pride is sweeping the nation during our Highlight Houston events! Check out our Highlight Houston blog for event details and profiles of attendees.