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UHD Scholars Academy Engages with High School Teachers and Students in Two Workshops
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UHD Scholars Academy Engages with High School Teachers and Students in Two Workshops

UHD Scholars Academy hosted two workshops for high school students and teachers in July. The first workshop – Watershed Wonders – included 28 high school students and 25 teachers from various schools in and around Houston. Funded by a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the workshop gave participants hands-on instruction in … Continue reading

UHD Economics Professor Develops Revolutionary Recession-Forecasting Model
Academics & Research

UHD Economics Professor Develops Revolutionary Recession-Forecasting Model

Rolando Pelaez, UHD professor of finance, is producing cutting-edge research in the field of economics, accomplishing a feat many others have been unable to surmount. Pelaez has developed three econometric models that use only unrevised data to correctly forecast every recession in the U.S. since the 1970’s. His paper in the Southern Economic Journal demonstrates … Continue reading

UHD in the News – July 30, 2015
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UHD in the News – July 30, 2015

Here’s how UHD is making headlines this week: Edmund Cueva, UHD professor of classics and humanities and president of the Humanities Education and Research Assn., spoke with the Los Angeles Times regarding National Endowment for the Humanities’ “Public Scholars” campaign, an effort to generate books that embody excellent scholarship yet have a solid chance of … Continue reading

UHD Student to Compete on Nationally Televised Hispanic College Quiz Show
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UHD Student to Compete on Nationally Televised Hispanic College Quiz Show

UHD senior Michellee Gutierrez has discovered a world of opportunities during her time at UHD, but she never imagined a television debut would be one of them. Gutierrez and eight other students from colleges and universities across the nation were selected to compete for scholarships as part of the 2015 Hispanic College Quiz (HCQ) show, … Continue reading