NSM Faculty/Staff Newsletter

From the Office of the Dean

In This Issue

Deadline Approaching: Dean’s Undergraduate Student Engagement Mini-Grants

Proposals to enhance undergraduate student engagement are due Wednesday, July 20, at 5 p.m.

Travel Reminder – Download the Concur Mobile App!

With the Concur mobile app, you can submit receipts while you are on travel and expedite the reimbursement process.

Volunteers, Donations, and Sponsorships Needed for NSM Block Party, August 21

Sponsors and volunteers are needed as we kick off the fall semester at the traditional NSM Block Party on August 21. Help us welcome our incoming students!

Two NSM Graduate Students Recognized in UH Best Dissertation Award Competition

Jamie Karthein (Ph.D. ’21, Physics) won the 2022 UH Best Dissertation in Physical Sciences Award for 2022 and Ya Zhuo (Ph.D. ’21, Chemistry) received honorable mention.

Upcoming NSM Events: Movie Night and Back-to-School Breakfast

Join us on Thursday, July 28, for the virtual Summer Movie Night and on Thursday, August 18, for the return of our in-person Faculty and Staff Back-to-School Breakfast!

Join the Staff DEI Committee

Attend the next committee meeting via Teams on Tuesday, July 26, at 2 p.m. to learn more about plans and activities.

Office of Research Update

Recent awarded grants, an upcoming (July 27) Hannover Webinar for NSM faculty, general reminders, and What’s New announcements.

Student Success Update

Updates on Scholar Enrichment Program workshop expansion, NSM admissions and enrollment, TC Energy Summer Scholars Academy, NSM Career Center, teachHOUSTON students’ success at national conference, and the virtual CRISPR in the Classroom Workshop.

Recognition & Honors

Recent achievements, publications, and activities.

Celebrating July Work Anniversaries

Congratulations to the NSM staff and faculty who have work anniversaries in July.