UH student Binh Vu overcame obstacles on his path to UH
When he began at Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Matthew Reichl wanted nothing more than a future as a jazz pianist.
As a child growing up in El Paso, Danny Olivas spent many nights on the roof of his house with his dad, gazing at the stars and looking for craters on the moon. But it wasn’t until a trip to the Johnson Space Center in Houston that Olivas says he was truly “bitten by the space bug.”
When joking about thermodynamics or the expanding universe, comedian Saidas M. “Sai” Ranade offers a glimpse into another part of his life.
Singing Her Way to the Spotlight Alum Barbara Padilla faced trials and triumphs on her way to the top
Though she couldn’t understand the language at the time, Barbara Padilla remembers being touched by opera at a young age.
UH alum Hakeem Olajuwon followed path from Houston to the Hall of Fame
Melissa and Rick Noriega tirelessly support their community and alma mater
Researcher Shares Fascination with Science
Former UH Student Helps People Find Their Voice on the Web Frustration with blogging software led Matt Mullenweg to create WordPress
WordPress was just a side project for creator Matt Mullenweg, who fiddled with its programming code between classes at the University of Houston.
Long before he became a legend in the courtroom, amassing one of the longest winning records in legal history – long before he even thought about law school – famed attorney Richard “Racehorse” Haynes was considering a career in medicine.