UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
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Geosciences Department Changes Name as Mission Expands
The Department of Geosciences is not just studying the planet's surface and what lies beneath. Students and faculty now are exploring the heights of the Earth's atmosphere as well as the depths of the planet's interior. more
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Aspiring Biology Teacher Calls teachHOUSTON a 'Godsend'
Working in a grocery store by night and squeezing in an office job during the day – all while carrying a full course load – a University of Houston biology student is breathing a little easier this semester due to a generous scholarship and a stipend. more

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UH Grad Student Debunks Evidence of Life in Martian Meteorite
A small meteorite made international headlines in 1996 when scientists discovered it might contain evidence of life on Mars, but now a study from a University of Houston graduate student could debunk that claim. more

Chemistry Trailblazer Honored As Teacher, Advocate for Women Scientists
Mamie Moy, a University of Houston chemistry professor and UH's longest-serving tenured faculty member, was nominated this year as a "Texas Woman of Distinction" by the West Harris County Branch of the American Association of University Women. more