Auxiliary Services Hours of Operation for Summer 2017
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Auxiliary Services Hours of Operation for Summer 2017

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Auxiliary Services hours of operation during the Summer Intersession dates (May 11-June 4) are as follows: UHD Dining Services Grille Works: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Monday – Friday) Salad Garden: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Monday – Friday) Subway: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Monday – Friday) Starbucks: 7 … Continue reading

Field Trip to Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum
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Field Trip to Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

On May 2, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Natural Science Lecturer Dr. Alex Barnard led 24 oceanography students to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, located on Galveston Island.  The field trip provided insights into the lives of offshore workers, and the technology involved in accessing the wealth of natural resources buried deep beneath the … Continue reading

Marine Geology and Geophysics Investigation of Allen’s Landing, Buffalo Bayou
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Marine Geology and Geophysics Investigation of Allen’s Landing, Buffalo Bayou

On April 28, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Natural Science Lecturer Alex Barnard hosted “Marine Geology and Geophysics Investigation of Allen’s Landing, Buffalo Bayou.” Approximately 45 students attended as well as faculty from both UHD and University of Houston. Industry partners for this event included Seatronics, and Survey Equipment Services. The research work was funded by the … Continue reading

Criminal Justice Students Tour the Houston Emergency Center
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Criminal Justice Students Tour the Houston Emergency Center

On April 28, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) 12 Gators attended a tour of the Houston Emergency Center (HEC).  HEC is a 911 emergency communication center consisting of Neutral Public Safety Answering Point, Police Department Emergency Communications Division, Fire Department Emergency Communications Operations, and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). UHD adjunct professor Nhatthien “Nathan” Nguyen, who … Continue reading

Third Time Proves to be the Charm
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Third Time Proves to be the Charm

After starting and stopping her academic quest twice, accounting major and today’s commencement speaker, Lisa Carpenter, achieves success with a University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) bachelor’s degree from the Marilyn Davies College of Business. The third time proved to be the charm. Carpenter began her academic journey at UHD in 1995 as a criminal justice major. … Continue reading