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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Academics. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 14, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19460.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Academics. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19460

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1992 - Academics, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 14, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19460.

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Title Houstonian 1992
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Title Academics
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript JYenneth Drown Dean-College of Technology c ^^^ tudents represented the university in the Ks Greater Home Builders Association (GHBA) Playhouse Building Contest at the Texas Home and Garden Show. Held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, the students competed against Texas A& M and Northeast Louisiana University. The UH team for the tied for first place witht he Aggies. The 16 participants, all members of the student group, Students in Construction Related Industries (SCRI), built the playhouse from the ground up in a two-day period. The schools were each given the same materials in order to build their playhouses. The A C A D E M I C September JVobert Phillips was appointed the new director of the Creative Writing Program. W illiam Forkner, professor of Technology at the university for 22 years, passed away. October! \^y ultural Diversity Week began on the seventh with a speech from Martin Luther King, Jr. The week-long celebration featured dances, speeches and films on various cultures. JVlayor Kathy Whitmire announced that October 20-26 would be Texas Pharmacy Week in Houston. H/nvironmental engineering professor Jack Matson was appointed to the Texas Air Control Board. J ohn Cater officially became the Chair of the Board of Regents. I T he elevator in the Farish Hall fell 1 1/2 floors with a professor and student inside. The professor suffered minor neck injuries and the student was not injured. Mi .iroslav Holub, scientist and poet from Czechoslovakia, spoke about experience and connections between poetry and science before 40 students and faculty. The event was sponsored by the College of Natural Science and Mathematics and the Creative Writing Program. J ohn and Rebecca Moores donated $51.4 million to the university, the single largest gift ever given to a public university. Twenty-five million dollars went to the Athletic Department in order to rebuild their facilities. vice president of the National Association of Broadcasters, was named the 1991 Distinguished Alumnus by the UH Communications Alumni Association. A he Second Annual Kwanzaa Festival showcased UH African-American artists and a collection of merchandise from many Houston-area black owned business. L he Faculty Senate passed a recommendation that would eliminate smoking in all campus buildings. D r. Paul Pepe was named the 1991 Communicator of the Year by the UH Communications Alumni Association. .Lvynn Christian, senior mj inals. Winter Break. January lVlechanical engineering professor Bill Cook became the new Faculty Senate president. Ml resident Marguerite Ross Barnett announced that periodic absences would be necessary so that she can undergo treatment for an illness. She would be out about one week a month. JLIennis Boyd was appointed senior vice president of administration and finance. Several days after President Barnett's announcement that she would be out a week a month, she requested a full medical leave of absence from the Board of Regents. Her treatment for her illness would take more time than originally planned. JL he fourth floor of E. Cullen went up in flames and caused extensive smoke and water damage estimated between $300,00 to $600,000. As President Barnett was granted her six month leave of absence, the Board of Regents appointed James Pickering acting president. Pickering was senior vice president of academic affairs. February guerite Ross Barnett passed away in Hawaii of complications from cancer. She was 49. Barnett served for only one year. Paul C.W. Chu and the UIl i versity commun ity dedicated the new University of Houston Science Center with a reception and a open house. The new center is worth $22 million. March JL he campus held a memorial service lor the late President Barnett. The memorial service was held in the (!ullen Performance Hall and many students, faculty and administration were in attendance. H O, fn Wednesday, February 28 President Mar- lstory professor Amical Shabazz commemorated the 27th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X with a speech in the University Center. 1 he UH System officially kicked off a $350 million Creative Partner ships Campaign on the third. This was a huge fund-raising effort. Year In Review Academics Deans