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Adopt-a-student program was created by the HCC Alumni Association last December with hopes of establishing a year-round initiative for emergency financial support.

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  In November, the University of Houston launched the “Welcome to the Powerhouse” marketing campaign that the administration plans to run through Spring 2015. “The campaign aims to elevate the University’s reputation to match that of the intellectual and academic activity taking place at UH,” said Richie Hunter, vice president

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    It was a full house at the University of Houston Moore’s Opera House on Wednesday night as many awaited the innovative and groundbreaking artist, Laurie Anderson. Anderson was chosen to deliver this year’s second annual Mitchell Artist Lecture on Sept. 10. Last year it was given by Bill

    ABC News Anchor and Chief National Correspondent, Byron Pitts, joined students, parents and staff on Monday at the Cullen Performance Hall to talk about the stories he shares in “Step Out on Nothing.” This year, Pitts’ autobiography “Step Out on Nothing” was selected for the 2014 Provost Summer

The Bilingual Brain
  A new study by University of Houston (UH) researchers may lead to dramatic changes in the way language is taught and learned – especially a second language. These findings are important because statistics show 60 percent of the children in the Houston Independent School District are non-native English speakers,

Chu is one of the founding directors of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH. Photo courtesy of University on Houston website.
  Professor Paul C. W. Chu is currently a professor of Physics in the University of Houston. He is considered to be one of the highest paid professors at the university and his journey toward achieving this position is due, in part, to the many achievements he has accomplished throughout

Daniel Olivera looks to bring his experience organizing DREAMers at UT to the University of Houston campus.  The DREAMer population at UH is higher than at UT.  Photo Courtesy:
I have been a proud member of an undocumented youth movement ever since I joined a “DREAMer” organization called University Leadership Initiative (ULI) while I was attending the University of Texas at Austin (UT) back in 2008. Ever since I have been advocating the DREAM Act, a federal bill that

  UH MAES recently attended the 2012 MAES National Symposium in Las Vegas, NV. While most students would see a trip to Las Vegas as a great vacation from school, UH MAES spent most nights inside their hotel rooms studying. Dedication to academics is evident in the number of scholarships and awards

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University of Houston janitor reveals the strangest thing she’s ever had to clean up on campus.

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   There is some fall off to be expected when a quarterback that holds every significant passing record finally graduates, more even when his top 4 targets go with him. A sophomore quarterback in David Piland, multiple sophomore, and freshman receivers are leading this team. And on Saturday night they