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Scene at UHD: Study Abroad Fair, Lunar New Year Celebration

UHD was on the scene this week at events on the third floor Mural Area that offered a bit of an international flair.

The Office of Study Abroad hosted its spring semester Study Abroad Fair. Students and faculty members visited with representatives twho partner with UHD in providing internships and international exchange opportunities. In addition, those in attendance qualifed for a special drawing for numerous door prizes, including backpacks, shirts and a Go Pro video camera. A pizza lunch also was provided.

UHD Asian Student Association and the UHD Center for Diversity & Inclusion held its Lunar New Year Celebration in the White Oak Room where students in attendance were dressed in traditional costumes.The event also included games, a selfie photo booth and food.

For more recaps of the week's events, see UHD News' latest feature "UHD in a Minute."


UHD in a Minute
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 61,000 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 awarded UHD 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.