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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

CJ Prof Advocates the Importance of Community Policing
Campus and Community

CJ Prof Advocates the Importance of Community Policing

Hsiao-Ming Wang has donned many hats—special agent, crime expert, professor—all in the name of justice…criminal justice. His career in criminal justice began shortly after earning a bachelor of commerce in Transportation Management from Taiwan’s Feng-Chi University. After graduation, Wang joined the Investigation Bureau of the Ministry of Justice in Taiwan as a special agent with … Continue reading

Bill Richardson Named Spring Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipient
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Bill Richardson Named Spring Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipient

The spring season brings warmer weather and May Commencement ceremonies for excited, anxious graduating Gators at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD). UHD’s Spring Commencement will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, and feature guest speaker, Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico. Richardson also will receive the first honorary degree awarded by … Continue reading

Urban Education Student Organizations Volunteer During Spring Break
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Urban Education Student Organizations Volunteer During Spring Break

In the middle of Spring Break, student representatives from the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Department of Urban Education Student Organizations joined together to support the Houston Public Library Foundation’s fundraising campaign kick-off for the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza. “I was so proud of our students,” said Diane Miller, faculty advisor for UHD-NW Be a Teacher … Continue reading