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President's One Main Message: Welcoming Scholar-in-Residence, Latinx Exhibition

So far, 2019 is picking up where 2018 left off … with momentum and promise. This edition of the One Main Message will spotlight two major UHD events this week – the annual Center for Critical Race Studies Scholar-in-Residence program and the opening of “Close to Home: Latinx & Identity” at the O’Kane Gallery.

To read the rest of UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz's One Main Message, visit his news site

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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.