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University College Dean Chris Birchak Retiring

Dear UHD Community:

For more than 30 years, Dr. Chris Birchak has served the University of Houston-Downtown in many roles, including her current position as Dean of the University College—a position she has held since 2004. 354 more words


Fresno State Magazine highlights Children’s Health and Air Pollution Study

This story is reprinted from FresnoState Magazineas written by Melissa Tav, for the Summer 2017 edition.


San Joaquin Valley air pollution concentration levels are well above federal clean air standards, which has resulted in unhealthy and polluted air. 256 more words


In the News: Fresno State invests in high-tech training chamber

A new state-of-the-art Hydration, Exercise and Thermoregulation (H.E.A.T.) Lab is coming to Fresno State in the fall! It will just one of 15 labs of its kind in the nation and the only one like it in the Central Valley. 418 more words


Last Punahou74 Teacher on Campus?

One of Punahou’s regular 50th reunion events is the reception for faculty and staff who worked with the class. This year the class of 1967 met with such class notables as Tiger Tom Metcalf, Barbara Earle, and Joan Pratt. 533 more words


Legislative Session Update

Dear UHD Community,

By now, you may have received notice from the University of Houston System (UHS) regarding outcomes from the 85th Texas Legislature.

In previous conversations with faculty, staff, students and alumni, I mentioned being guardedly optimistic about how UHD would fare during this session. 267 more words


Punahou74 Classmates Shine at the 2017 Punahou Alumni Association Awards Ceremony

The Punahou Alumni Association’s recognition of outstanding alumni has become a regular part of the school’s Alumni Week in the last few years. Despite 2017 being a non-reunion year, Punahou74’s presence at the ceremony was hard to ignore. 724 more words