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Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal Engineering Research Building is Dedicated

Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal Engineering Research Building is Dedicated

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Dr. Durga D. Agrawal, a longtime Houston resident, is well known for giving back to the community particularly to his alma mater – the University of Houston. One 26th April 2019, the University recognized his sizable and generous gift by renaming the Engineering building as the Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal […]

US varsity building to be renamed after Indian-American couple

US varsity building to be renamed after Indian-American couple

HOUSTON: A building at the University of Houston will be renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of a gift that will provide ongoing support for faculty, students and research, the varsity has said. The university’s Engineering Research Building will be named after Durga D and Shushila Agrawal  who made a sizable donation to the college, the varsity’s […]

Successful Inaugural Gita Conference Held at the University of Houston

Successful Inaugural Gita Conference Held at the University of Houston

By Dave Shah HOUSTON: The city’s first Gita conference was held on Saturday, May 26, where people from many different communities gathered to learn, reflect, and discuss the various teachings of the Bhagavad Gita. The conference, named “Spiritual Conference: Road map for life and living”, had the goal to enlighten people of all ages, backgrounds, […]

UH Business Professor Saleha Khumawala Selected as Piper Professor

UH Business Professor Saleha Khumawala Selected as Piper Professor

HOUSTON: Saleha Khumawala, Robert Grinaker Professor of Accounting at the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business, has been selected as a Piper Professor for superior teaching at the college level in Texas. Khumawala is just the 12th UH faculty member to receive the prestigious honor in the award’s 60-year history. The Minnie […]

India’s Best-selling Author Amish Tripathi to Tour the USA, Houston Event on Feb 6 at UH

India’s Best-selling Author Amish Tripathi to Tour the USA, Houston Event on Feb 6 at UH

HOUSTON: Acclaimed Indian author of the Shiva Trilogy fame Amish Tripathi will be touring the US in the first week of February.  Indic Book Club is collaborating with the author on a three-city tour in the United States.     Events are scheduled for Tuesday, February 6 in Houston at University of Houston; Wednesday February 7 […]

Failing Efficiently

Failing Efficiently

By Niharika Pakala HOUSTON: On October 14, at India House, members of the Youth Leadership Development Program had the incredible honor of meeting Dr. Latha Ramchand, the Dean and Professor of Finance at the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. She has a Ph.D. in finance from the Kellogg Graduate School […]

Khator Inducted into Texas Women’s Hall of Fame

Khator Inducted into Texas Women’s Hall of Fame

By Jawahar Malhotra DENTON: Dr. Renu Khator, the Chancellor and President of the University of Houston System received another feather in her cap recently on Friday, October 21 when she was one of five Texans inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall Of Fame by Gov. Greg Abbott.  The five women represented business, the arts, science, […]

Ashok Dhingra 1946 – 2016: An Architect of Community Togetherness Passes

Ashok Dhingra  1946 – 2016: An Architect of Community Togetherness Passes

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: When he was just an architectural student at the University of Houston, the thin 26 year-old young man from India already stood out for two things that stayed with him throughout his life: an easy and infectious smile and laugh and a thick and wide chevron moustache that covered the top […]

Jeremy Malhotra Graduates from Columbia University

Jeremy Malhotra Graduates from Columbia University

By Jawahar Malhotra NEW YORK: The white tents on the South Lawn stood out in the bright sunshine under incredibly blue skies as the new graduates from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs strode across the stage to shake the hand of the Dean, Merit E. Janow and be formally recognized for their […]

University of Houston Reaches out to India House

University of Houston Reaches out to India House

By Vanshika Vipin HOUSTON: India House, a comprehensive community center dedicated to providing the large Indo-American community in Houston a plethora of services including cultural, educational, healthcare, vocational and legal advisory, co-hosted an introductory evening with the University of Houston on January 29, at its O.P Jindal building. The bridge-building event was aimed at providing […]