NSM Faculty/Staff Newsletter

From the Office of the Dean

In This Issue

Jeremy May Named Associate Dean

May will spend the next four months working closely with Anne Delcour to ensure a smooth transition.

Strategic Planning Update

The Core Values, Mission Statement, and Vision Statement for 2022 has been drafted based on faculty and staff input. Leadership for six initial planning groups has been established.

NSM Movie Night on Feb 17: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Join us and learn about Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells, taken without her knowledge, were used to fuel an entire chapter of scientific evolution, complete with new experiments and discoveries.

Staff DEI Updates

Reflect on the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Commemorative Celebrations (Jan 18–28) on campus. In February, start the month by participating in the Diversity 101 workshop held by UH’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

Connect with NSM’s Seven Staff Council Members

NSM is fortunate to have several staff members who have been elected to the UH Staff Council.

Inside NSM Video: Rooftop Greenhouse

The second installment of the Inside NSM video series features the Science & Research 2 rooftop greenhouse — home to faculty and student research.

Office of Research Update

Recent awarded grants, general reminders, What’s New announcements, internal award opportunities, and upcoming meetings and workshops.

Student Success Update

This update includes Spring 2022 preparation and syllabus information, as well as student success, student leadership, and teachHOUSTON updates.

Recognition & Honors

Recent achievements, publications, and presentations.