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In a show of campus-wide solidarity against the stigmas surrounding mental illness, nearly 300 participants raised over $17,000 for the sixth annual Out of the Darkness campus walk that took place at the University of Houston on Saturday.

PHOTOS: Out of the Darkness Walk
March 10, 2015
In a show of campus-wide solidarity against the stigmas surrounding mental illness, nearly 300 participants raised over $17,000 for the sixth annual Out of the Darkness campus walk that...
John Matthews watches on as PROMES students thank him for his service.

After 25 years of service to the Cullen College of Engineering, John Matthews, program manager for PROMES and STEP Forward Camp director, retired on Jan. 31.

PHOTOS: College Says Goodbye to Long-Time PROMES Program Manager
February 12, 2015
After 25 years of service to the Cullen College of Engineering, John Matthews, program manager for PROMES and STEP Forward Camp director, retired on Jan. 31.
Matthews at the 2014 PROMES Banquet

After 25 years of service to the Cullen College of Engineering, John Matthews, program manager for PROMES and STEP Forward Camp director, will retire on January 31st.

College Bids Farewell to PROMES Program Manager
January 26, 2015
After 25 years of service to the Cullen College of Engineering, John Matthews, program manager for PROMES and STEP Forward Camp director, will retire on January 31st.
Students at UH participating in last year's Out of the Darkness Walk

In 2012, one person in the United States died by suicide every 12.9 minutes. In college terms, that means in the span of just one 50-minute class, at least three people in this country took their own lives. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students.

PROMES Teams Up with AFSP for 6th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk
January 15, 2015
In 2012, one person in the United States died by suicide every 12.9 minutes. In college terms, that means in the span of just one 50-minute class, at least three people in this country took...
Zerda (center) at her surprise retirement party in August 2014.

Kathy Zerda recently retired from her position at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, but the former PROMES director is still making a difference in her community through her work with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

UH Suicide Prevention Walk Highlighted by Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Newspaper
October 22, 2014
Kathy Zerda recently retired from her position at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, but the former PROMES director is still making a difference in her community through her work with...

The “40th Anniversary PROMES/Shell Engineering Retirees Scholarship Endowments in Honor of Dr. Gerhard Paskusz and Dr. Katherine S. Zerda” in the amount of $40,000 was announced on May 31 at the PROMES 40th Anniversary Reconnect and Mixer event. Ten Shell retirees jumpstarted the fund with a combined $25,000 commitment.

PROMES 40th Anniversary Endowment Fully Funded
October 21, 2014
The “40th Anniversary PROMES/Shell Engineering Retirees Scholarship Endowments in Honor of Dr. Gerhard Paskusz and Dr. Katherine S. Zerda” in the amount of $40,000 was announced on May 31...

University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
Award Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity

University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
October 15, 2014
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and ComputingAward Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity

This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston main campus.

Out of the 150 undergraduate researchers showcasing their posters and oral presentations, 20 will be undergraduates from the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Undergraduate Research Day 2014!
October 1, 2014
This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston main campus. Out of...
Zerda embraces John Matthews, PROMES Program Manager

Long time PROMES director Kathy Zerda passed the reigns last Friday to Diana de la Rosa-Pohl, and students, staff and faculty gathered to wish her well in retirement.

PHOTOS: Cullen College Bids Farewell to Long-Time PROMES Director
September 4, 2014
Long time PROMES director Kathy Zerda passed the reigns last Friday to Diana de la Rosa-Pohl, and students, staff and faculty gathered to wish her well in retirement.

The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields
August 21, 2014
The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the...

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