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“I’m deeply grateful to the Huffington Foundation for their confidence in my work and to the college for their ongoing support and leadership.” “my commitment is to be the best possible steward of this gift by expanding the reach of my research and work and by mentoring master of social work and ph.D. Students interested in this area of study. This is such an honor, and I’m so thankful for the opportunity.”
– Brené Brown, Endowed Chair in the UH Graduate College of Social Work
“There’s a hunger at the University, there’s an upward trajectory. There’s a feeling across the campus that starts from upper administration, from the president all the way down, that we want to improve in the (Top 50 public university) rankings and want to really rise. So that hunger drives a lot of us…”
– Jeffrey Rimer, Abraham E. Dukler Endowed Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the UH Cullen College of Engineering
“Great research is possible only with talented faculty…nationally competitive faculty are also the reason why many of our programs rank in the Top 50 or even Top 10.”
– Renu Khator, Chancellor of UH System and President of UH