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Scenes From UHD's Binational Conference

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) community hosted its first Binational Conference Sept. 5-7.

Through a partnership with the Tamaulipas, Secretary of Education, UHD and more than 10 international institutions exchanged ideas on higher education and academic research.

The conference, “Building Bridges Through Academic Excellence,” featured faculty and students from both UHD and public and private universities in Tamaulipas delivered presentations on computer science, data science, information technology, logistics, supply chain management, and other academic disciplines.

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 45,000 alumni and offers 43 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).

UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates of any four-year university in Houston and Texas and 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.