NSM Faculty/Staff Newsletter

From the Office of the Dean

In This Issue

Four NSM Staff Recognized with President’s Excellence Awards

Congratulations to NSM staff members, Stacy Halley, Tristan Sims, Michelle Nodskov, and Jasmine Harrison, on receiving this high honor for their service to the University and community.

NSM Strategic Plan Available Online

NSM’s five-year strategic plan underscores the College’s commitment to the University’s core values of diversity, innovation, collaboration, and resilience. It is prospective, quantifiable, and adaptable in order to take advantage of new opportunities and respond to changing landscapes.

NSM Standing Committees: Function and Membership

The College’s six standing committees are empowered by our College bylaws to a cover a range of core shared governance functions. Terms of office for the 2022–2023 Standing Committees commenced on September 1.

Don’t Miss This Lecture Event: The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice - Sept 23

Join us for this free lecture delivered by Dr. Robert Bullard, the father of environmental justice. He will use examples from his research on Houston, the Gulf Coast, and beyond to show how race and class still map closely with pollution, unequal protection, and vulnerability.

Save the Date - Faculty Recognition Luncheon

The Faculty Recognition Luncheon will be held on Friday, November 11.

Back-to-School Breakfast Makes Successful Return

Thanks to all who attended the breakfast! Here’s a look at the photos from the event.

NSM Video: TRACER: Studying Pollution's Impact on Thunderstorms

Does pollution make thunderstorms more severe? Researchers study Houston weather to answer this question.

Office of Research Update

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

Student Success Update

Updates on an upcoming Managing Disruptive Behaviors Workshop and teachHOUSTON Open House, Office of First Year Programs activities, and the opening of the NSM Career Center.

Recognition & Honors

Recent achievements and publications.

Celebrating September Work Anniversaries

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