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University Community Invited to Exclusive Citizenship Month Opening Ceremony
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University Community Invited to Exclusive Citizenship Month Opening Ceremony

Dr. Noël Bezette-Flores, co-chair of the City of Houston’s Citizenship Month, invites the University of Houston-Downtown community to attend the celebration’s official opening event. The event is to be held Nov. 7, 2014 at Asia Society Texas, 1370 Southmore Boulevard. Mayor Annise Parker and First Lady Kathy Hubbard will attend the invitation-only event. All attendees should RSVP online by Oct. 31. About … Continue reading

Scholars Academy to Present 15th Annual Graduate School and Internship Fair Oct. 24
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Scholars Academy to Present 15th Annual Graduate School and Internship Fair Oct. 24

The UHD Scholars Academy will hold its 15th annual Graduate School and Internship Fair Oct. 24 in the Special Events room (A300). All faculty and students from the College of Sciences and Technology (CST) are invited to attend the event, which will include representatives from graduate schools and industry internship programs within the science, technology, … Continue reading

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Rebecca Pfeffer Contributes to Northeastern University Study, Sheds Light on Labor Trafficking

Rebecca Pfeffer, assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Houston-Downtown, served as researcher and coauthor of “Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States,” a collaborative study recently published by Urban Institute and Northeastern University. The publication,the first of its kind, comprehensively analyzes the state of labor trafficking in … Continue reading

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Mayor Annise Parker Invites Houstonians to the Aga Khan Foundation’s Partnership Walk

Dr. William Flores, president of the University of Houston-Downtown, cut the ribbon at the Oct. 15 opening ceremony for the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) exhibit on display at the city hall tunnel. The exhibit, which is on display for the next two weeks, showcases the foundation’s service projects in Africa and Asia. During the ceremony, … Continue reading

Houston Rockets Release Discount Tickets for Nov. 6 ‘Citizenship Month Night’
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Houston Rockets Release Discount Tickets for Nov. 6 ‘Citizenship Month Night’

The Houston Rockets have partnered with the City of Houston to host Citizenship Month Night on Nov. 6, during their 7 p.m. game against the San Antonio Spurs. Discounted tickets are available for this special event using promotion code “citizenship” at rockets.com/promocode. The team will donate $3 to the Aga Khan Partnership Walk/ Run for every ticket purchased with this … Continue reading

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