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Cultural Enrichment Center and Department of English Host Bilingual Poetry Reading Oct. 29

The University of Houston-Downtown's Cultural Enrichment Center & Department of English will host "Lyric in Translation," a bilingual reading and Q&A with poet Sergio Perez Torres and translator Stalina Villarreal in a virtual format at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

The reading will be moderated by Marisa Russo, director and co-founder of Nueva York Poetry Press, with interpretation by UHD Alumnus Chris Flakus.

Registration is required for this event.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.