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Award-Winning Scholars to Present Keynote Address at Forum on Plain English
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Award-Winning Scholars to Present Keynote Address at Forum on Plain English

The Center for Plain English Research and Study at the University of Houston-Downtown will host the fourth Biannual Forum on Plain English on Nov. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium. The forum aims to promote informed uses of Plain English guidelines, which are writing standards recommended by several government agencies … Continue reading

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Center for Public Deliberation Invites Houston Community to Higher Education Forum

The Center for Public Deliberation invites students, faculty, staff and external community members to attend its Citizenship Month forum, entitled “Linked Futures: Communities, Higher Education and the Changing World of Work.” The forum will take place in room A300 on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Participants will discuss and deliberate three proposed approaches to higher education and civic … Continue reading

Homecoming 2014 Festivities All Week, Oct. 20-25
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Homecoming 2014 Festivities All Week, Oct. 20-25

Patrick Edwards, Director of Student Activities and Events, invites all students, staff, faculty and alumni to participate in this week’s inaugural homecoming celebration. See below for the complete schedule of events. Event information can also be found at uhd.edu/homecoming. Monday, Oct. 20 Theme: Sports Monday; Wear your favorite sports team football (College or Pro) Jersey Faculty/Staff … Continue reading

UHD in the News
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UHD in the News

Ty Johnson, UHD marketing student and lead vocalist of local band Like Monroe, was interviewed by the Houston Chronicle about the band’s upcoming album release. The Hutto News introduced the city’s new police chief, Earl Morrison last week. Morrison earned his master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Houston-Downtown. Associate professor of criminal justice Mark Kellar spoke about … Continue reading

TTLC Training, Week of Oct. 20 – Oct. 24
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TTLC Training, Week of Oct. 20 – Oct. 24

Students, faculty and staff are invited to register for the following training courses offered by the IT Technology Teaching and Learning Center (TTLC) during the week of Oct. 20-24 in room A700. Monday, Oct. 20  –  Blackboard: Grade Center (online live)  –  Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM Would you like to make grades available to students online? The Blackboard … Continue reading

UHD Jobs: Executive Director of Presidential Affairs and Operations Opening Announced
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UHD Jobs: Executive Director of Presidential Affairs and Operations Opening Announced

The Office of the President has announced an opening for the position of Executive Director of Presidential Affairs and Operations. The position is an internal posting for candidates within the University of Houston System. The executive director advises the president on organizational and institutional matters, manages executive projects and represents the University in the community. Applicants … Continue reading