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UH Moment: “teachHouston”

Posted on · It's really the hardest job there is. Teaching. And increasingly qualified middle and high school math and science teachers are harder and harder to find, placing U.S. students further and further behind their international counterparts. Learn of one strategy to resolve the crisis in this week's UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “UH-SURF/Ronnie Turner”

Posted on · "Research" may have a scholarly sound to it, but undergraduates at the University of Houston can dip their toe into it as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.  One student's path led to a treasure trove of Houston history.  Hear about it in today's UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “UH Center for Public History”

Posted on · Each Houston creates another page of history. With every headline we hear, another chapter is written. The University of Houston Center for Public History has been a steward of that history — chronicling, researching and teaching. Hear about it in today's UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “Heart Research”

Posted on · Patients on transplant lists to receive donor hearts can spend the rest of their lives waiting.  Research at the University of Houston, in partnership with the Texas Medical Center, could yield a life-saving bridge to such a transplant. Find out more in today's UH Moment. Pictured left: UH Professors Matthew Franchek and Ralph Metcalfe hold a device similar to the less costly, smaller, pulse-less, artificial heart they are teaming with area medical experts to create. (photo credit Tom Shea)

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UH Moment: “Veterans History Project”

Posted on · You may not know their names, but UH Veterans Services Office believes you should be familiar with their stories. The group is collecting the stories of war veterans as part of the Veterans History Project. Hear about it in UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “Virtual Reality”

Posted on · Virtual reality isn't just for video games.  Researchers at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work are using the technology to asses and treat those with addictions and phobias.  Hear about it on UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “Asthma”

Posted on · The Hippocratic Oath states that doctors should first do no harm, which is why one UH College of Pharmacy professor's asthma research is causing a stir. He's finding that to improve asthma symptoms, you've got to first make them worse. Hear about it in UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “Vision”

Posted on · Athletes of any level need to work out. More and more professional and weekend athletes are seeking out the UH College of Optometry for an added edge—a workout of their eyes. Hear about it in UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “Brady’s Island”

Posted on · Tucked between Brays and Buffalo Bayous, Brady's Island is an important piece of Houston history. The UH College of Architecture has plans to bring that history to life. Hear about it in UH Moment.

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UH Moment: “Wind”

Posted on · The future for wind power is blowing strong. The search for new and renewable energy sources will strive to harness the power of the wind and transform it into useful energies such as electricity, and the University of Houston will play a key role.