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Newly Founded UHD UN Assoc. Goes to Washington, D.C.
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Newly Founded UHD UN Assoc. Goes to Washington, D.C.

UHD’s newly established United Nations Association (UNA) Chapter sent students Jeff Abraham and Wallace WIlson to the nation’s capital for last month’s anual meeting of the UNA-USA. During their trip, the students participated in educational sessions including “GenUN: Building a campus Movement,” “United Nations 101,” and “U.S. Funding and Adovacacy,” among others. Accompanied by communications … Continue reading

UHD in the News – July 2, 2015
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UHD in the News – July 2, 2015

Criminal Justice Professor Lends Expertise about Recent Prison Escape Terry Pelz, adjunct professor of criminal justice, discusses prison standards with ABC News in light of the recent escape of two convicts from a high-security prison in upstate New York. KHOU Consults CJ Professor about Allegations of HPD Misconduct Larry Karson, professor of criminal justice, comments … Continue reading

World War II Commemorative Exhibition Opens at UHD Tuesday, July 7
Campus & Community

World War II Commemorative Exhibition Opens at UHD Tuesday, July 7

UHD’s College of Public Service and Bayou Connection will co-sponsor an upcoming historical exhibition of artifacts in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Presented by the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Foundation of North America, the traveling retrospective includes a collection of historical documents, photos and memorabilia that provides a unique … Continue reading

Urban Education Students Connect Literature to History
Academics & Research

Urban Education Students Connect Literature to History

Future teachers in assistant professor Colin Dalton’s Foundations of Literacy class recently participated in a literacy development activity at the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, a museum complex in downtown Houston that features ten historic houses dating back to the 1800s. After reading Mildred D. Taylor’s Newberry Medal-winning historical fiction novel “Roll of Thunder, … Continue reading

Poonam Gulati Receives American Society for Microbiology Mentoring Award
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Poonam Gulati Receives American Society for Microbiology Mentoring Award

Poonam Gulati, associate professor of natural sciences, received the 2015 Faculty Mentoring Award from the Texas Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Dr. Heidi Kaplan of the UT Health Sciences Center nominated Gulati based on the professor’s efforts to increase student participation in the ASM, and several of Gulati’s mentees provided letters of … Continue reading