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President’s Lecture Series to Focus on Climate Issues, Environmental Justice and Sustainability Nov. 15


The President’s Lecture Series on Justice, Equity & Inclusion for November will feature “Critical Conversations on the Houston Climate Issue, Environmental Justice and Sustainability” from Noon - 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15.

UHD President Loren J. Blanchard’s special guests include the following experts:

  • Yvette Arellano, Founder & Director, Fenceline Watch
  • Ayanna Jolivet McCloud, Executive Director, Bayou City Waterkeeper
  • Stephany Mgbadigha, Legal and Advocacy Director, Air Alliance Houston
  • Bridgette Murray, Founder & Executive Director of Achieving Community Tasks Successfully

To attend the event virtually, register online. Limited in-person attendance is being offered in the TDECU Tour Room in the Welcome Center and you must RSVP to specialevents@uhd.edu.



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.