We've all heard the description and seen the images of the stereotypical college students: young party-goers who are eager to leave home, free of responsibilities and living on family money. READ MORE
In 2012, UHCL Professor of Criminology Everett Penn and Houston Police Department Assistant Chief Brian Lumpkin founded the Teen and Police Service Academy to bridge the divide between at-risk youth and law enforcement. READ MORE
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In June 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Houston's Ellington Airport to become the 10th licensed spaceport in the United States. In the age of commercial spaceflight, what could a new spaceport mean for Houston?
Comicpalooza 2016 was held at the George R. Brown Convention Center from June 17-19. The event showcased a variety of artists, vendors, cosplayers and celebrities. The three-day comic con is considered the largest comic and pop culture event in Texas.
It's finals week! Relieve some stress with Study Paws May 2&3 and "May the Fourth be with you." before taking finals. Student Life has been teasing a secret video...I wonder what that is all about. Don't forget campus visit day May 7.