UH Study Finds News Media May Influence Racial Bias

Tool to Measure Unconscious Attitudes Finds Negative Associations in Two Cultural Contexts - May 31, 2015

UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms

Findings Suggest Amount of Time Spent and Social Comparison on Facebook Impacts Mental Health. - April 10, 2015

UH Ranked Among Top Institutions Delivering Online Psychology Curriculum

University Ranks 8th for Best Online Psychology Degree Program - April 02, 2015

UH Hosts Roundtable Discussion "Immigration Policy and America's Foreign Relations"

The University of Houston (UH) will host a roundtable discussion, “Immigration Policy and America’s Foreign Relations,” at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Mar. 3 in the UH Student Center Theater, room 103. The event is free and open to the public. Panelists include: The Honorable... - February 26, 2015

UH Psychology Professor Wins Prestigious Research Prize

Arturo Hernandez Receives Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award - February 13, 2015

UH Study Links TV Use and Unhealthy Eating

Findings Suggest People Who Watch TV Understand Nutrition Less. - January 10, 2015

UH Cancer Study Receives $1.5 Million Grant from NIH

Asian-American Breast Cancer Survivors Focus of Study - November 22, 2014

UH Hosts Leading Kenyan Author, Activist Ngugi wa Thiong'o Nov. 11 & 12

Nobel Prize Nominee Makes Rare Appearance in Houston. - November 08, 2014

UH Research Focuses on Suicide Resilience and Vulnerability

African-American Adults Focus of Study - October 29, 2014

Sociologist Jennifer Glass to Deliver UH McGovern Lecture Oct. 30

Lecture to Focus on “Salary, Family, Climate: What Keeps Women Out of STEM Fields?” - October 29, 2014

UH Presents Award-Winning Film, "La Jaula De Oro" (The Golden Dream)

Panel Discussion Addresses Perspectives on the Recent Surge of Unaccompanied Child Immigrants. - September 28, 2014

UH Study Finds Print Readers Recall More Than Online Readers

Readers abandoning print newspapers in favor of online news may want to consider the effect it’s having. A study conducted by a researcher at the University of Houston (UH) finds those who read printed news publications read more news and also remember more news than those who read news... - September 17, 2014

New UH Sociology Course Focused on Works of Best-Selling Author Malcolm Gladwell

Who and what is a sociologist? A new undergraduate course taught by Shayne Lee, associate professor of sociology at the University of Houston, will focus on the writings of journalist and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell in order to delve into the nature of the scientific study of human social... - September 04, 2014

Expressive Writing May Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Asian-American Breast Cancer Survivors Focus of Study - August 03, 2014

UH Research Focuses on How Food Marketing Creates a False Sense of Health

Health-related buzzwords, such as “antioxidant,” “gluten-free,” and “whole grain,” lull consumers into thinking packaged food products labeled with those words are healthier than they actually are, according to a new research study conducted by scholars at the... - June 15, 2014

Never Too Late: Two Septuagenarian "Seniors" Graduate from UH

Robert Lincoln Straight and Stephen Doiron are UH Spring 2014’s Oldest Graduates - May 09, 2014

UH Partners with 14 Pews for Inaugural Food Film Festival

Houston Premiere of Award-Winning Documentary "Sweet Dreams" Features Talk Back with Directors. - April 30, 2014

Researchers Identify Children with Emotional Behavior Difficulties

Diagnostic Tool Easily Accessible and Administered by Lay People in South Africa. - April 17, 2014

UH India Studies Program Hosts Award-Winning Author Amitav Ghosh, April 10

Booker Prize Finalist Makes First Appearance in Houston - March 15, 2014

UH Researcher Strengthens Link Between Quran and Bible

Working Language of 7th Century Unifying Source of Research - March 12, 2014

UH Researcher Finds Anonymity Makes a Difference with Online Comments

Study Reports Most Anonymous Comments Online are Uncivil. - January 23, 2014

UH Research Finds Potential Key to Learning a New Language

Ability to Learn Foreign Speech Revealed in Brain Activity - November 23, 2013

UH Researchers Working to Slow Down Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s

Seeking to pinpoint Alzheimer’s disease at its earliest manifestations, researchers at the UH are working toward ways to slow down memory loss that would allow patients to better cope with this devastating disease. - November 16, 2013

Harvard Scholar to Deliver McGovern Lecture Oct. 24

Government Professor Daniel Carpenter Will Give Address on Health Care Regulation - October 19, 2013

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams to Discuss Memoir, Nov. 20

UH Graduate College of Social Work Professor Shares Personal Story - October 11, 2013

Help-Seeking Patterns of Young Adults Focus of New Study

Identifying Key Points for Engaging Young People Into Mental Health Treatment - September 06, 2013

New Study Examines Impact of Military Deployment on Families

Seeking Civilian and Military Families to Measure Psychological and Biological Markers of Stress - August 03, 2013

University of Houston Receives STARTALK Grant to Train Teachers of Chinese as a Second Language

Twenty Teachers Participate in Two-Week Residential Program - July 11, 2013

UH Receives $675,000 Grant to Address Smoking Cessation

Three-year Study Involves 60 Smokers with Anxiety, Ages 18-65, Willing to Attempt Quitting in 30 Days - June 30, 2013

Two UH Students Chosen as Albert Schweitzer Fellows

Students Will Lead Health-Related Service Initiatives to Underserved Communities - June 30, 2013

University of Houston Experts Have Practical Advice, Noteworthy Research on Hurricanes

Representing experts across various fields, University of Houston sources have expertise in an array of topics related to storms – before, during and after. - June 28, 2013

University of Houston Opens Anxiety and Health Research Lab Substance Use Treatment Clinic

Clinical Research Lab Provides Free Evaluation and Treatment for Anxiety and Substance Use - May 19, 2013

UH's Brené Brown to Speak at Inaugural Social Work Scholarship Luncheon, May 8

New York Times Best-selling Author to Discuss New Book, "Daring Greatly" - April 21, 2013

University of Houston Hispanic Studies Chair Receives Fulbright Grant

Anadeli Bencomo to Research Journalism on Narco-Violence in Mexico. - April 14, 2013

UH Psychology Professor Honored with Lifetime Distinguished Career Award

H. Julia Hannay, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston, received the Lifetime Distinguished Career Award from the International Neuropsychological Society. The award recognizes her contributions to the field of neuropsychology. - March 20, 2013

UH Experts Available to Discuss Women's History Month

In recognition of Women’s History Month, experts at the University of Houston (UH) are available to discuss a range of topics. - March 20, 2013

University of Houston Selected to Develop Social Work Education in China

One of Seven Programs in U.S. Chosen to Participate in 5-Year Partnership - March 14, 2013

Cougar Voices Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

The University of Houston (UH) will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by highlighting the relevance of his work today. The theme for this year’s celebration is taken from one of King’s speeches, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is,... - January 16, 2013

Families of U.S. Military Invited to Participate in Study

Pilot Study Examines Impact of Deployment of Families - December 13, 2012

Adolescent Girls Focus of New University of Houston Research Study

Pilot Study Involves 30 At-Risk Girls on Probation with Harris County - December 01, 2012

Best-Selling Author and "¡Ask a Mexican!" Columnist Speaks at UH, Nov. 15

Gustavo Arellano Uses Humor to Debunk Misconceptions of Mexicans - October 31, 2012

University of Houston Awarded $480,000 Grant to Provide Bilingual Social Service Professionals

Graduate College of Social Work One of Only 20 Programs Awarded in Nation - October 25, 2012

"Black Water Rising" Author Keynotes Panel on Integration at University of Houston

Novelist Attica Locke Will be Joined on Panel by Former NBA Star, Recent Mayoral Candidate - September 13, 2012

NEH Awards UH Biggest Texas Grant This Funding Cycle

Casey Dué Hackney to Receive $426,000 in Grant Funds for Iliad Research - August 05, 2012

Research at University of Houston Finds Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Effective in Combatting Anxiety Disorders

Combination of Treatments Provides Improvement for Disorders Such as Fear of Flying, Public Speaking or Spiders - August 04, 2012

New Research Focuses on Treatment for Perpetrator, Not Victim

Batterers Improve Communication Skills in Experiment - August 02, 2012

University of Houston Spanish Professor Receives Fulbright Award

Marta Fairclough, associate professor of Spanish linguistics and director of the Spanish as a Heritage Language (SHL) Program at University of Houston (UH), has been awarded a U.S. Fulbright Scholar grant to research Croatian as a heritage language at the University of Zagreb in... - June 07, 2012

New Minor in Arab Studies Debuts at University of Houston

Emran El-Badawi Named First Director of Program - May 16, 2012

University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work Announces Partnership with MD Anderson

Center for Health Equity and Evaluation Research (CHEER) to Open Doors at University of Houston - May 03, 2012

Neuropsychologist Receives University of Houston's Highest Faculty Honor

H. Julia Hannay Developed World-Recognized Clinical Neuropsychology Training Program at University of Houston - May 02, 2012

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