Latest University of Houston Stories

2011-08-23 10:25:56

University of Houston (UH) researchers have their sights set on developing possible treatments for breast and colon cancer.

2011-08-17 17:28:00

Event will be held at UH Law Center August 24 to launch American Justice in the Age of Innocence HOUSTON, Aug.

2011-08-04 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBR Worldwide LLC, owner of PBS' Nightly Business Report (NBR), today announced an agreement with HoustonPBS and KUHF Houston Public Radio to open a new Houston bureau.

2011-07-25 23:32:24

Jacinta Conrad, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston, likens her research into how bacteria move to "tracking bright spots on a dark background."

2011-07-25 14:50:00

Honor by The Chronicle of Higher Education puts UH in Elite Company HOUSTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The University of Houston is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released today in The Chronicle's fourth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of nearly 44,000 employees at 310 colleges and universities. UH joins 84 other four-year institutions and 26...

2011-07-11 19:49:29

A University of Houston researcher is an author on a landmark multi-institutional genetic study of the most aggressive and common form of ovarian cancer that is published in the current issue of the scientific journal Nature.

2011-06-24 13:11:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, a press conference to kick off this year's program will include Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, senior representatives from the University of Houston, representatives from the Houston Independent School District and the North Forest Independent School District, local directors from Halliburton, and other partners.

2011-06-03 00:02:24

Working to better predict general patterns of evolution, a University of Houston (UH) biologist and his team have discovered some surprising things about gene mutations that might one day make it possible to predict the progression of chronic disease.

2011-06-02 15:49:01

University of Houston researchers have developed a method for creating single-crystal arrays of the material graphene, an advance that opens the possibility of a replacement for silicon in high-performance computers and electronics.

2011-05-26 13:37:11

After 17 years of researching traumatic stress with war-afflicted populations (veterans and civilians) and job stress in the medical profession, Teresa McIntyre, a research professor in the department of psychology and the Texas Institute for Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics (TIMES), at the University of Houston (UH), decided to study another high risk occupation, middle school teachers in seventh and eighth grade.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.