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UHD Weekly Events: April 25-29

Mark your calendars!

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

Lunch with Latinas

Dr. Diana L. Martínez, Deputy State Epidemiologist and a senior epidemiology subject matter expert at the Texas Department of State Health Services, will be the guest speaker for the Center of Latino Studies “Lunch with Latinas” event 1 - 2:20 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the Welcome Center’s Travis Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Martínez’ professional experience includes public health responses to Hurricanes Katrina in 2005 and Ike in 2008. She also led the 2016 ZIKA virus investigations and assessment of health policy during the pandemic for the New York City Mayor’s Office.

Previously, she served as Senior Health Policy Advisor to the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services for the City of New York, and Senior Epidemiologist for Harris County Public Health.​

Link Up with LinkedIn Headshot Event

Career Coaches from UHD’s Main Career Center will be assisting UHD alumni and undergraduate students by reviewing LinkedIn profiles from 11:30 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, in Room S402 and virtually through Zoom from 3 to 6 p.m. Free headshots will be available in person, so dress professionally!

Spring 2022 Commencement Orientation

Spring 2022 Cap and Gown and Commencement Orientations will be held at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the UHD Auditorium on Tuesday, April 26. Ceremony details will be shared at the events and students will be able to pick up their caps and gowns. Please RSVP for one of these events.

Additional information on the May 15 Commencement Ceremonies is available on the Commencement website.

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)—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 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.