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February
23,
2024
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
ReShonda Tate, author of "The Queen of Sugar Hill," visited UHD to deliver a lecture for the latest installment of the President's Lecture Series in honor of Black History Month.
February
23,
2024
| 08:21 AM America/Chicago
As a Fulbright Specialist, UHD Associate Professor of Management Candace TenBrink is serving as a consultant to Alecu Russo Balti State University in Bǎlți, Moldova, where she spent the earlier part of February.
February
22,
2024
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
Check out UHD’s dining offerings for the week of Feb. 26-March 1, 2024.
February
22,
2024
| 14:29 PM America/Chicago
Inaugural Rhythm & Books series kicks off at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the W.I. Dykes Library.
February
22,
2024
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, Feb. 27, at UHD in Room A300, The Texas Tribune will convene experts to discuss the state of democracy in Texas.
February
22,
2024
| 14:20 PM America/Chicago
O'Kane Gallery to exhibit Indonesian artist Anton Gautama's photos as part of FotoFest Biennial 2024.
February
16,
2024
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
We're gearing up for SACSCOC reaffirmation, and we need your help!
February
16,
2024
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
Volunteer on April 7 for free beer & a party pass!
Front Page of Houston Chronicle: UHD Unveils Plan to Expand at 50th Anniversary Kickoffopens in new window
University of Houston-Downtown leaders hope to nearly double the school's physical footprint by 2050.
27
Jan
2024
www.houstonchronicle.com
HBJ: UHD Shares Plans for Campus Amid 50-Year Anniversaryopens in new window
The University of Houston-Downtown is celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2024, but UHD President Loren Blanchard is already looking to prepare the university for the next half century.
25
Jan
2024
www.bizjournals.com
UHD Turns 50 This Year & Is Celebrating with 'An Evening of Jazz': KUHF's Houston Mattersopens in new window
The University of Houston-Downtown is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and kicks off that celebration with a concert next week called “An Evening of Jazz.” It features the school’s Houston Civic Jazz Orchestra.
25
Jan
2024
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
HBJ: Face to Face, A Profile of UHD President Loren J. Blanchardopens in new window
Loren James Blanchard would say education is in his blood — in fact, he comes from a family of educators. Blanchard, who took over as president of the University of Downtown-Houston in March 2021, grew up around his cousins, many of whom would later become teachers and principals. That experience crystallized his desire to help and educate others.
24
Oct
2023
www.bizjournals.com
Houston Defender: UHD President Loren J. Blanchard: ‘New Paradigm’ in Full Swingopens in new window
Dr. Blanchard’s State of the University address highlighted UHD’s strategic goals: increasing the number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs by 2028; boosting the university’s graduation and alumni participation rates; developing more community partnerships; and securing additional research opportunities through federal and state grants.
02
Oct
2023
defendernetwork.com