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UHD Delegation Visits Johnson Space Center
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UHD Delegation Visits Johnson Space Center

A delegation of University of Houston-Downtown faculty and staff members ventured to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) to tour the facility (including Mission Control and the Virtual Reality Lab) and discuss the University’s upcoming ISS In-Flight Education Downlink with astronaut Joseph M. Acaba. UHD representatives included Urban Education faculty members Dr. Franklin Allaire and Dr. … Continue reading

UHD Partnering with Astronaut Joe Acaba for Out-of-This-World Learning Experience
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UHD Partnering with Astronaut Joe Acaba for Out-of-This-World Learning Experience

Space is often referred to as the final frontier, but this fall, it will serve as a launch pad for future educators being groomed at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD). Thanks to a collaboration with NASA’s Johnson Space Center Office of Education and astronaut Joseph M. (Joe) Acaba, UHD Urban Education students will look to … Continue reading

UHD Library Celebrates with 1980s Flashback Exhibit
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UHD Library Celebrates with 1980s Flashback Exhibit

The W.I. Dykes Library is celebrating the 1980s with a flashback exhibit, now through Sept. 1. The exhibition is showcasing University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) student life in 1987—from archival materials (course catalogs, commencement programs, student newspapers) to theater production stills to photos of UHD students and campus life. Additionally, memorabilia items, such as popular movies, … Continue reading

UHD in the News

UHD in the News: July 17, 2017

In Recent Headlines: Intellasia quoted UHD political science professor Peter Li in an article on changing views toward animal welfare in China. Project Muse featured a book review by UHD professor Sandra Dahlberg. Houston Matters (KUHF 88.7 FM) included a Political Round-Up with UHD political science professor Dr. David Branham. The HISD News Blog mentioned … Continue reading

Upcoming Gator Learning Event July 18
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Upcoming Gator Learning Event July 18

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Employment Services and Operations (ESO) will host, “Sell Your Skills: Boosting Your Resume and Interviewing Strategies for Your Next Role,” from 9:30 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 18 in the Academic Building, Room A711. This Gator Learning Event will assist with resume writing and interviewing preparation. To register: Login to … Continue reading

UHD Students Participate in Offshore Research
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UHD Students Participate in Offshore Research

In June 2017, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) students participated in geosciences research, in Galveston Bay, led by the University of Houston (UH). The research involved collecting sub-bottom profiler data, and a type of shallow seismic to characterize seafloor sediments. The project, led by Dr. Julia Wellner, UH assistant professor, Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Glacial Processes. UHD students, Raza … Continue reading