Scholarship Inspires Students to Soar to New Heights
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Scholarship Inspires Students to Soar to New Heights

To the layperson, undergraduate research may seem similar to the projects high school students submit to science fairs, but it is not. These projects, often critical parts of a faculty member’s research, add context and experience that is important to a student’s education. To three Abramowitz Research Scholars at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), undergraduate … Continue reading

Scholarship Endowment Created in Honor of President Emeritus Max Castillo
Campus and Community

Scholarship Endowment Created in Honor of President Emeritus Max Castillo

University of Houston-Downtown President Emeritus Max Castillo has staying power. Although he retired eight years ago, his reputation and accomplishments continue to bring recognition to the University. Castillo – or “Dr. C,” as he’s fondly called – had a 17 year tenure with University of Houston-Downtown, and his involvement with the Intercultural Development Research Association … Continue reading

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences Presents the 10th Annual Gender Conference
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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences Presents the 10th Annual Gender Conference

For 10 years, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) has presented the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Gender Conference, a student conference focusing on the social and cultural understandings of sexual difference and the practices and behaviors that support or challenge those understandings. This year’s conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 … Continue reading

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UHD in the News: March 23, 2017

In recent headlines: Gant Daily: UHD Interim President Michael A. Olivas is quoted in an article on  denying public education funds for children who were in the country illegally. Houston Chronicle: Melissa Torres’ column in “Gray Matters” was linked in the College Roundup blog. KPFT 90.1 FM: David Branham, associate professor of political science, was interviewed … Continue reading