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    In what promises to be a transformative moment in the history of the University of Houston, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced Tuesday that UH has been categorized as a research university with “very high research activity,” the highest classification given to research universities and …

    •    If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas would be produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb. •    The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet. •    A pig’s orgasm lasts …

    HOUSTON—A year since its introduction, the Post 9/11 GI Bill continues to leave a trail of frustrated veterans nationwide. Despite the promise of future benefits, which were made prior to enlistment, many veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces have yet to receive their corresponding rewards. Jacobí Montgomery, 28, is …

    Catherine McAdoo was raised in a good home, but she still has fear in her heart about her experience as a victim of human trafficking nearly ten years ago. “I’m afraid that he’ll get out and that he’ll come find me,” said McAdoo of the man named who allegedly …

Houstonians are fighting back against unlawful towing that is occurring in private parking lots and garages. Presciliano Diaz is just one of hundreds of victims who have been improperly towed from a parking facility. In December 2007 his car was towed for alleged non-payment near Jefferson and Louisiana Street after the …

  In a new partnership with the city, a UH Green Building Components-supported team of faculty researchers and industry partners will provide city parks, schools, fire stations and other locations with 17 of its Solar Powered Adaptive Containers for Everyone (SPACE). SPACE units are recycled shipping containers equipped with solar …

    Dear Mr. President: We write to discuss our mutual interest in a talented group of responsible young people with the potential to further enrich our great nation:  individuals eligible for immigration relief under the DREAM Act. We know that you share our desire to enact comprehensive immigration reform …

Picture of the week for 2/7/11

Ray want’s to play some flag football, but his Mexican friend gets the wrong idea.