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UHD Weekly Events: April 18-22

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UHD is hosting a variety of on-campus activities and events. Don’t forget to check back every week – just a click away.

Student Activities Sponsors Blood Drive
Roll up your sleeve and give the gift of life! The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is hosting a campus blood drive, 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., April 18 – 19, sponsored by Student Activities in the Special Events Center, Academic Building, Room A300. Schedule an appointment online for Monday or Tuesday. Walk-ins are welcome! For more details, contact events@giveblood.org.

Spring 2022 Veterans Stole Ceremony
The UHD Community is invited to honor upcoming UHD graduates who proudly served in the U.S. Armed Forces at the annual Veterans Stole Ceremony at 10 a.m., Friday, April 22, in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium. UHD Veterans will be presented with specially designed camouflage stoles for the commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 15.

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Implications for East Asian Security
The College of Humanities & Social Sciences is hosting the virtual presentation, “The Russia-Ukraine Conflict and Its implications for East Asian Security,” featuring Dr. David C. Kang, 1 – 2:45 p.m., Friday, April 22. Kang is the Maria Crutcher Professor of International Relations and the Director of the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California. A regular consultant for U.S. government agencies and the military, Kang has also written opinion pieces in the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and appears regularly in media such as CNN, PBC, the BBC, and NPR. To attend, registration is required

Want to see more events? For a complete listing of more events, visit the UHD website.

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About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.