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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) 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.