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Part 2: UH Students Defend The Country in WW2 (FREE!)

Read Part One: UH’s Involvement In World War 2.   The War’s Effect on UH As the number of enlistees to the war effort grew, the UH student population continued to decreased. Enrollment dropped from 2500 in the fall of 1941 to just over 1000 in spring 1944. If the University hadn’t been proactive in inviting the Navy to campus,… Read More
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UH’s Involvement In World War 2 (FREE!)

  For over 90 years, the University of Houston has evolved to suit the needs of its students and its city. UH grew from humble beginnings – a junior college housed in an HISD school that became a full-fledged university educating the children of blue collar Houston – into today’s Tier One University.   But just 14 years after its… Read More
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Meet The Football Coach That Gave Birth to the Cougars

John R. Bender lived a remarkable life that made an impact on several college athletic programs early in the 20th century. A coach by profession, his lasting accomplishments are the things he did off the field.   One of those things is giving the nickname “Cougars” to the University of Houston.   Bender grew up in the rural midwest in… Read More