A collection of feature stories from the University of Houston


Cougar cub, Shasta VII, look past camera

Two cougar cubs, found alone in Washington state, have found a new home at the Houston Zoo. Shasta VII and Louie will carry on the long-standing tradition and faithfully represent the cougar spirit of the University of Houston from their home at the Zoo.

Leading & Learning

Wolff Center: An Entrepreneurial Dynasty

The Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship has been named the No. 1 undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the United States.

Global Energy Laureate

The most coveted prize in the field of international energy has been awarded to Distinguished Professor of Engineering Kaushik Rajashekara.

Unlocking Potential

The Soleus muscle in the calf can do big things to improve the metabolic health in the rest of your body if activated correctly.

Building a New Legacy

The UH Law Center has opened its ultramodern John M. O'Quinn Law Building, the newest law school facility in Texas.

Celebrating ‘Big Wins,’ Setting Goals for the Future

UH President Renu Khator reflects on another year of incredible achievements in pursuit of becoming a top 50 public university, and outlined goals for future success.

House Call

A new program at UH seeks to transform Houston neighborhoods’ health by taking health care back to its roots. Students of medicine, nursing and social work work together to offer community-level support to families in Houston’s East End and Third Ward.

It’s been a BIG year for the University of Houston. Enjoy a recap of 2023!

It’s been a BIG year for the University of Houston. Enjoy a recap of 2023!

Making an Impact

Tradition with a Twist

UH Student Gives Traditional Mexican Clothing a Modern Update

Starting Up, Giving Back

Three UH alumni are making their corners of the world a better place, one piece of clothing, cake and content at a time.

Concept to Construction

UH architecture students put their design, planning and implementation skills to the test to build an outdoor classroom at Frank Black Middle School

UH Student-Produced Telenovelas Premiere, Inform Hispanics on Alzheimer’s Risk

Hispanics are 50% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s compared to non-Hispanic whites, yet only represent 1% of clinical trials. Telenovelas, or Spanish language soap operas, identified as effective medium to educate community.

Campus Affairs

Cougar Grounds

Business is booming at Cougar Grounds, the University of Houston's student-run coffeehouse at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership

At Your Service

A state-of-the-art food service robot called “Servi,” is now on duty in Eric’s Restaurant at the Hilton University of Houston. It's the first restaurant-based food delivery robot in Houston

Mission Accomplished!

UH celebrates Fall 2022 graduates, whose unexpected twists or turns only serve to strengthen their resolve and resiliency … and ultimately, prepare them for the next leg of their journeys.

Building for the Future

The Fertitta Family College of Medicine officially opened its new, state-of-the-art building.

Share Your Story With Us

Do you have a special story to tell about your UH experience?

Walkway at PGH

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