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February
19,
2019
UHD Sports & Fitness and the Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning is hosting its Gator Painting Party, 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20 in
February
15,
2019
Meet Yvonne and Stephen Vega, the University of Houston-Downtown’s dynamic security duo.
February
15,
2019
Only the state’s most distinguished authors, poets, screenwriters and artists are accepted into the Texas Institute of Letters. Soon, the University
February
15,
2019
The University of Houston-Downtown Police Department recently recognized six officers for their life-saving efforts and sworn-in three new police
February
15,
2019
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February
14,
2019
University of Houston-Downtown community members were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.
February
14,
2019
The upcoming lecture of this month’s Gator Grit Series will feature former United States Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales.
February
11,
2019
The UHD National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) will host two workshops on diversity and prejudice reduction.
A Year After Being Detained By ICE, Former Houston High School Student Forges His Futureopens in new window
About a year ago, Dennis Rivera was in his final semester at Austin High School, just east of downtown Houston. He was a quiet senior who got good grades and was captain of the soccer team.
14
Feb
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
Hispanic Chamber gala focuses on unity, educationopens in new window
The Brazoria County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s eighth annual Latin Awards Gala on Thursday night provided food, dancing and the message of inclusivity combined with the importance of education.
11
Feb
2019
thefacts.com
HISD launches maritime education partnership with UHD, HCC and Port of Houstonopens in new window
The Houston Independent School District, the University of Houston-Downtown, Houston Community College, and the Port of Houston Authority joined forces Thursday to announce a new education partnership that prepares students for maritime careers.
05
Feb
2019
www.guidrynews.com
People diagnosed with cancer often don’t embrace the term 'survivor'opens in new window
"Cancer survivor” has become a catch-all phrase to refer to living individuals diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives.
04
Feb
2019
www.phillyvoice.com
Is my professor a Houston TV meteorologist?opens in new window
You watch KPRC meteorologist Justin Stapleton on channel 2, but before he jumps into your TV, he is a University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) science lecturer.
29
Jan
2019
mikemcguff.blogspot.com