Rest In Peace

Former NCAA Sprint Champion Cameron Burrell Dies At 26

Houston pays respect to the remarkable runner.

08/12/2021 By Danielle Wright

When In Rome

University of Houston Launches Creative Fellowship Program in Italy

Houston artists are going global, and Lisa E. Harris is the inaugural fellow.

07/20/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Kick off with a bang

Brenda Peynado's New, Genre-Bending The Rock Eaters Collection Aims for a Punch

The newly hired University of Houston writing professor revels in the fast pace of short stories.

07/19/2021 By Margaret Carmel

Party Time

Where to Eat up and Drink in the Coogs' Final Four Run

Here's who is throwing a watch party for Saturday's semifinal.

04/01/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Phi Slama Jama

Ladies, We've Found Your Final Four Watch Party Outfit

Rep the Coogs from head to toe.

04/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Perfect Party

Spring's Perfect Party: The We're Doing All Right Edition

Let's hand out some mask party favors at our socially distanced hootenanny to some of our dream guests.

03/31/2021 By Dianna Wray

Madness!

Feels Like '84: What Awaits UH in the Final Four

After defeating Oregon State, the Coogs find themselves two wins from ultimate glory.

03/30/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Get Mad

Is This the Year? U of H, Texas Southern, and the NCAA Tournament

The Coogs are the No. 2 seed in the Midwest region, well positioned to do some work.

03/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Living history

27 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month This February

Whether you’re an amateur chef, theater-lover, or bookworm, there’s something for everyone.

02/02/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Color Us Impressed

Color Comes into Play in UH's New Outdoor Public Art Exhibition

"Color Field's" 13 whimsical pieces are painting a one-mile stretch of UH's main campus through May 2021.

11/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Gotta get to class

Music Mogul Mathew Knowles is Ready to School You on the Music Industry

The executive producer, manager, and father of megastars Beyoncé and Solange Knowles is teaching a 15-week online course through the University of Houston starting in January.

10/14/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Genius, Genius!

Four Must-Reads from Cristina Rivera Garza, Houston’s Newest MacArthur Genius

The renowned novelist, poet, and educator was recently named one of this year’s Fellowship recipients. After reading these pieces, you’ll see exactly why.

10/12/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Finding the way

Meet the Groundbreaking Publisher Who Built an Empire of Hispanic Literature

As a child, Nicolás Kanellos couldn't find books that accurately portrayed his Hispanic heritage. As an adult, he sought out and published the ones that did.

10/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

H-Town Diary

Coming of Age in the Third Ward

A native of the Tre reflects on her upbringing in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

09/14/2020 By SaMantha Shields

Social distancing and faith

How Houston's Muslim Community Is Feeling about This Year’s Unprecedented Hajj

Saudi Arabia’s international travel ban and the rise of local COVID-19 cases have local Muslim families thinking about the pilgrimage and celebrating Eid al-Adha like never before.

07/31/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

School Safety

Cy-Fair Teachers Must Return to Work, State Supreme Court Says

The latest in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's back-to-school saga.

07/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

No more handshakes

The Future of Work in a Post-Pandemic World

We talked to three local experts about what the workplace is going to look like after the coronavirus crisis.

06/09/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

A Step Forward

One Local Program Is Offering Free Mental Health Care for Food and Drink Workers

The Southern Smoke Foundation is helping to lead this statewide effort.

05/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Houston, We Have Hope

UH Physicist’s Nanotechnology Could Stop Coronavirus in its Tracks

There’s more than just water-repelling mask coating in the works.

04/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The H-Town Look

Houston Style Setter: Brittney Marshall

The UH dancer on modeling, style icons, and beauty essentials.

03/04/2020 By Samantha Dorisca