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  MAES has always been dedicated to reaching out to the community. The ideals are based on connecting, tutoring, mentoring, and leading students into a future of opportunities. This summer the MAES familia put much of their efforts into making sure that the outreach met the surrounding Houston community. The …

  No stranger to teaching excellence, chemistry professor Simon G. Bott has been selected as a Piper Professor of 2012 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. He will receive a $5,000 honorarium for his teaching at the University of Houston and was recognized by President Renu Khator at the beginning …

  YOUTH ORIENTED NON-PROFITS BRING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TO UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON CAMPUS The Metropolitan Volunteer Program is hosting a volunteer information session, Thursday March 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the Tejas Room, located on the top floor of the University Center.  Guest speakers from Big Brothers Big Sisters, Bowl for …

Frontier Fiesta was founded in 1939 by Dr. Kemmerer but came to an end during WWII. However, in 1946, shortly after the war ended, the UH tradition was revived. LIFE magazine even called it “the Greatest College Show on Earth” in 1958.

  Hosted by Will Davis, National VP of Events Come join the MAES Fundraising Committee! The meeting will train you in how to present proposals to companies to request funding for MAES. Your fundraising committee has already developed the MAES Proposal, and at the meeting you will be broken up …

  This year the 23rd National Leadership Conference took place in Houston Tx, where five members from the Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists chapter at the University of Houston had the exciting opportunity to compete against other chapters across the nation. What seemed to be a professional networking opportunity quickly turned …

  The University of Houston’s Student Program Board announced that there will be a Gym Class Heroes concert on campus, free for all students. On Feb. 9, the surprise announcement of the Gym Class Heroes concert was made after the Dr. Seahorse concert. Student Program Board had been keeping this …

  Isaiah Peña and Sophia Pereira are the founders and co-producers of the movie review show “This Is.” The show is broadcasted on channel six of the Student Video Network for the University of Houston. In its second season of production, some complications have occurred. The show had to postpone …

  Three interactive video games developed by UH computer science students have been selected by Microsoft to compete in the U.S. Imagine Cup 2012 Finals this spring, dominating the slots awarded in the fall leg of the contest. “Microsoft picks only six teams in the fall finalist selection, so UH …

  University presidents and chancellors across the country are scrambling to address the Penn State scandal. Unlike politicians, the education community has kept its responses muted in hopes of avoiding the media scrutiny that has plagued Penn State and to avoid a similar controversy at their institution. Renu Khator, Chancellor …