Calendar

Jan
29
Fri
2021
Spring 2021 PE Review Course for Chemical Engineering @ Virtual
Jan 29 – Apr 30 all-day

Date 2021 Topic Instructor
29-Jan Introduction; Mass/Energy Balances & Thermo I Dale Embry
5-Feb Mass/Energy Balances & Thermodynamics II (3) Gary Gildert, Dale Embry
12-Feb Thermodynamics III (1); Kinetics I (2) Dale Embry, Gary Gildert
19-Feb Kinetics II (2); Plant Design Economics (1) Gary Gildert
26-Feb Fluid Mechanics I (3) Todd Willman, Carol Schmidt
5-Mar Fluid Mechanics II (2); Heat Transfer I (1) Carol Schmidt, Dennis Glascock
12-Mar Heat Transfer II (3) Dennis Glascock
19-Mar Spring Break
26-Mar Separations Processes I (3) Antonio Garcia
2-Apr Separations Processes II (3) Antonio Garcia
9-Apr Problem Session Dale Embry, Carol Schmidt, Gary Gildert
16-Apr Plant Design & Operations (3) Mariella Raven
23-Apr Sample Test Exam (3) Dale Embry

All classes will meet on Fridays from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M.

                            Course Materials          UH Logistics                Blackboard

Contacts:               Dale Embry                  Nicolette Solano         Joseph McDonough

Phone:                 832-815-1552             713-743-4304             713-743-9972

Email:                  dembry@uh.edu            nsolano2@uh.edu         jcmcdonough@uh.edu

 

Course Registration Deadline:       Friday, January 22, 2021

Feb
4
Thu
2021
Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group @ Online Event
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm

In fall 2017, at the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, spiritual leaders presented the Walk on Earth Gently multifaith statement to world leaders.  Now Houston Peace and Justice Center is asking Texans of faith to join them in accepting the Walk on Earth Gently invitation and committing to a sustainable lifestyleWalk on Earth Gently invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world needs.  The journey is inspired by religious teachings to turn away from consumerism & to seek balanced relationships with all people and the planet we share as our common home.

 This 12-week program focuses on making personal lifestyle changes in three areas:  transportation; energy; and food.  The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to join Houston Peace and Justice Center on this journey, via a weekly online discussion group.  Can’t make it every week?  Join Houston Peace and Justice Center as you are able.  A detailed schedule is given below. All participants will receive a copy of Living the Change materials customized for the Houston area. Are you ready to commit to a more sustainable lifestyle?  Then join Houston Peace and Justice Center on this journey to Living the Change.

Please register for this event on www.eventbrite.com.

Feb. 4:  Introduction & Transport, week 1

Feb. 11, Feb. 18 & Feb. 25: Transport, weeks 2, 3 & 4

Mar. 4, Mar. 11, Mar. 18 & Mar. 25: Energy, weeks 1, 2, 3, & 4

Apr. 8, Apr. 15 & Apr. 22: Food, weeks 1, 2 & 3

Apr. 29: Food, week 4 & closing

Note:  no discussion group meeting on Apr. 1

Mar
10
Wed
2021
Virtually Wild! Texas
Mar 10 all-day
Virtually Wild! Texas

Virtually WILD! Texas – students can interact LIVE with scientists & conservationists across the region. See archived videos on the Facebook page. The program lasts 45 minutes, and occurs twice a day. Check the website for specific times (they vary).

Grade Levels: This program is planned at a 3rd – 5th grade level, but participants of all ages will gain useful information.

Registration: Sign up through Region 4 ESC to gain access to each live program.

Join in to see wild places around Houston, and meet the people working hard to keep them wild.

Mar
13
Sat
2021
Native Landscapes for Birds @ Online Class
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Overview

Native Landscapes for Birds is a Companion Class to the Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP). There is no prerequisite for the class.

The NLCP is a four level certification program developed by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) that teaches the value of including and preserving native plants in landscapes. Check it out! https://npsot.org/wp/nlcp/

This is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the characteristics and plants of the region in which they are taught. Please register for classes located in the region in which you wish to landscape.

Description

– Learn about the importance of birds and Texas’ role in bird migration.
– Identify threats to birds and steps to reduce them.
– Understand the relationship between birds and native plants.
– Create and maintain bird-friendly native plant landscapes.
– Become familiar with up to 50 native Texas plants that benefit your local birds.

Overview

Native Landscapes for Birds is a Companion Class to the Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP). There is no prerequisite for the class.

The NLCP is a four level certification program developed by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) that teaches the value of including and preserving native plants in landscapes.

This is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the characteristics and plants of the region in which they are taught. Please register for classes located in the region in which you wish to landscape.

Description

– Learn about the importance of birds and Texas’ role in bird migration.
– Identify threats to birds and steps to reduce them.
– Understand the relationship between birds and native plants.
– Create and maintain bird-friendly native plant landscapes.
– Become familiar with up to 50 native Texas plants that benefit your local birds.

Mar
16
Tue
2021
AgriLife Master Volunteer Entomology Advanced Training Certification @ Webinar
Mar 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Over the course of 8 weeks and over 32 instructional hours, you can gain a greater understanding of entomology, integrated pest management in the garden, landscape and home, be able to identify common insects, spiders and arthropods in Texas, learn about butterfly gardening and native pollinators and much more. iNaturalist training, invasive insects to watch in Texas, medical entomology, using dichotomous keys for identification will also be covered.

See the website for more details.

Mar
17
Wed
2021
The Woodlands Watershed Project @ Virtual Meeting
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Virtual meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of each month starting at 3:30 pm.

The Committee reviews, plans and actions water related education and volunteer opportunities in our community. A brief report and informative update is published in The Heartwood Herald following each committee meeting.

Mar
25
Thu
2021
Virtual Lunch And Learn: Civic Engagement And Leadership @ Online Event
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

March’s Rising Leaders Lunch and Learn covers how to show up, lead, and make change for good across Houston. Guest speaker Maria Montes, City of Houston’s Director of Boards and Commissions, will discuss her experience and advice on how to get more engaged in your community. Houston Parks Board will also be joined by Brooke Parkinson, Director of Volunteer Houston, who will share current volunteer                                                                           trends and opportunities around the city.