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Inaugural Homecoming Week Closes with Tailgating, Basketball Victory
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Inaugural Homecoming Week Closes with Tailgating, Basketball Victory

The University of Houston-Downtown celebrated the culmination of its inaugural homecoming week Saturday, as UHD Sports & Fitness hosted the first ever homecoming tailgate, otherwise known as “Tail-Gatoring.” Nineteen Tail-Gatoring teams began arriving as early as 8 a.m. to prepare for the day-long event. Groups consisted of university club sport teams, student organizations, fraternities, sororities, university departments … Continue reading

More than 550 Prospective Students Visit Campus for Fall Open House
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More than 550 Prospective Students Visit Campus for Fall Open House

UHD delivered another successful Open House for prospective students and their guests on Saturday. The Admissions Outreach team credits this success to the dedication and hard work of the student, faculty and staff volunteers who helped to arrange the event. Associate director Courtney Lundgren thanked the participants. “Thank you for your dedication and hard work in … Continue reading

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UHD Chosen for Curriculum Redesign and Problem-Centered Learning Project

The University of Houston-Downtown has been named as one of the seven minority-serving institutions chosen to participate in the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) project entitled “Advancing Underserved Student Success Through Faculty Intentionality in Problem-Centered Learning.” The project, funded by a grant from TG Philanthropy, will examine the effects of clear student learning expectations and problem-centered … Continue reading

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UHD’s Center for Public Deliberation Hosts Interactive Forum on Immigration Reform

The Center for Public Deliberation at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) recently hosted an interactive forum for more than 150 Houston-area leaders, legislators, students, faculty and community members to discuss various solutions to the nation’s current immigration reform debate. Also sponsored by the University’s Center for Public Service & Family Strengths, National Issues Forums Institute, … Continue reading

Criminal Justice Students Interview Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia
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Criminal Justice Students Interview Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia

Criminal justice senior Raymond Clark says professor Judith Harris’ senior seminar class has turned out to be not at all what he’d expected. “I was looking forward to a string of lectures covering all aspects of criminal justice. Instead, I got a position on a documentary team recording every major aspect of the Harris County … Continue reading

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University Sponsors Third Annual Rails to Restaurants

The University of Houston-Downtown is an official sponsor of the 2014 Rails to Restaurants event, presented by Houston Greeters and METRO. A featured Citizenship Month event, Rails to Restaurants is a progressive dinner that introduces Houstonians and visitors to the many bars and dining establishments along the METRO Red Line. Scheduled for Nov. 17 from 6-9 … Continue reading