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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. February 7 - 20, 2016
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Sunday, February 07, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
Monday, February 08, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Black Lives _____: An Interdisciplinary Conversation about #BLM with UHD Faculty and Students
UHD's Center for Critical Race Studies invites you to attend "Black Lives ______," for an interactive discussion and critical reflection on the #BlackLivesMatter movement and moment in history. The panel will include a series of short talks by CCRS faculty followed by an open forum for all participants.
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Center for Critical Race Studies Panel Discussion and Q&A - "Black Lives
Monday, February 8th
1:00-2:15 pm
A-436
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Panel Discussion: "Black Lives _____."
Center for Critical Race Studies Panel Discussion: “Black Lives _______________.”
1:00-2:15 p.m.
A-350 (Auditorium)
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Planning & Budget Development Committee
VP ASA submits final FY2017 division plan to the PBDC.  
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SharePoint 2013 Training (Site Admins/Owners)
Sharepoint 2013 Training
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion: Two Nations of Black America
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies Film Screening and Discussion: Two Nations of Black America
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion: Two Nations of Black America
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies
Film Screening and Discussion: Two Nations of Black America with Special Guest Commentary by Assistant Dean Crystal Guillory, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Gilman Scholarship Information Session
Learn how to write a winning Gilman Scholarship application.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Two Nations of Black America: Film Screening and Discussion
In this documentary, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the growing gulf between the African-American middle class and African Americans struggling in poverty. Reviewing the decades since the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. Gates shows that the while many blacks reaped the reward of the civil rights movement and affirmative action and gained middle-class status, just as many were left behind in an expanding underclass of poverty. What are the implications of this divide for black progress in the years to come. And what can be done to address the growing problem of socioeconomic inequality. Discussion to follow led by special guest commentator Crystal Guillory, Assistand Dean, CHSS. Subway lunch will be served.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Passport Acceptance Fair

Bring a completed, unsigned application (see travel.state.gov)

 2x2  color Passport Photo

Proof of U.S. citizenship

Proof of Identity (Driver’s License, State Issued ID) Photocopy of front and back of ID.

Check, money order, or credit card

Adult (16 and Up)

New Applicant

Renewal

Book

$ 135

$ 110

Card

$ 55

$ 30

Book & Card

$ 165

$ 140

Fees paid directly to the Department of State

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SharePoint 2013 Training (Site Admins/Owners)
Sharepoint 2013 Training
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline - Film Screening and Discussion
We assume that the task of our public school system is to prepare students for future work and higher education. Many argue that, for urban young men of color, our heavily-policed public schools prepare them for a future of incarceration. Join us as we explore this chilling possibility and consider our own school preparation and experience in light of what this documentary presents. Lunch will be served.
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion - Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Film Screening and Discussion - Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion: Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Film Screening and Discussion :
Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
A-300, Houston Room
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Poetry Reading by Jonathan Moody

Poetry Reading by Jonathan Moody

Cullen Robertson Auditorium

Free and Open to the Public

Sponsored by the Cultural Enrichment Center

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Poetry Reading/Q&A/Book Signing: Houston Poet Jonathan Moody
Cultural Enrichment Center Poetry Reading/Q&A/Book Signing: Houston Poet
Jonathan Moody, recipient of the 2014 Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize for his new book, Olympic Butter Gold.
5:30-7:00 p.m.
A-436
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Planning & Budget Development Committee
VP AF presents high priority FY2017 initiatives to the PBDC.
Planning & Budget Development Committee
VP ASA presents high priority FY2017 initiatives to the PBDC.
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Speed Networking
You’ve heard of speed dating? Well, now try speed networking! We invite you to practice your networking skills with actual employers. Do not miss this fun event! February 11th @ 11am-1pm in room A300.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline - Film Screening and Discussion
We assume that the task of our public school system is to
prepare students for future work and higher education.
Many argue that, for urban young men of color, our
heavily-policed public schools prepare them for a future
of incarceration. Join us as we explore this chilling
possibility and consider our own school preparation and
experience in light of what this documentary presents. Special guest commentator Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD Department of English. Lunch will be served.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion - Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies Film Screening and Discussion of Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline, with Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD
Start Time 12:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion: Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline (Multi-Day Event)
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies
Film Screening and Discussion of Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline, with Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD Department of English.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SharePoint 2013 Training (Site Admins/Owners)
Sharepoint 2013 Training
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Gator Leadership Acedemy (GLA) Cohort 1
Gator Leadership Academy is a premier leadership opportunity for students wishing to enhance their foundational leadership skills. This academy will prepare students to assume increased leadership responsibility across UHD's campus and within the community by equipping participants with leadership skills and a basic understanding of how to create positive sustainable change.
Friday, February 12, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
All Day Film Screening and Discussion: Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline (Multi-Day Event)
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies
Film Screening and Discussion of Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline, with Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD Department of English.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Meet the Industry Symposium
Join us for the Meet the Industry Symposium.

More details available here.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Blackboard Open Lab
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. No registration required.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Open Lab
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. No registration required.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
All Day Film Screening and Discussion: Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline (Multi-Day Event)
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies
Film Screening and Discussion of Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline, with Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD Department of English.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
Sunday, February 14, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
All Day Film Screening and Discussion: Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline (Multi-Day Event)
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies
Film Screening and Discussion of Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline, with Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD Department of English.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
Monday, February 15, 2016
Washington's Birthday
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
End Time 2:00 PM Film Screening and Discussion: Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline (Multi-Day Event)
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Critical Race Studies
Film Screening and Discussion of Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline, with Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Chuck Jackson, UHD Department of English.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Create short videos with Zoom & Mediasite
Establish a personal connection with your online students by embedding a greeting video on your course home page, or create brief demonstration videos throughout the course. If your computer is equipped with a webcam and microphone, UHD has the software for you to record, upload, and securely share course videos.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Cultural Journalism Workshop
S1070 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cultural Journalism Workshop for student journalist, writers, and bloggers Co-sponsored by the Department of Arts and Humanities 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Know Your Rights: Student Forum with ACLU Texas
Do you know your rights? And do you know how to lawfully and effectively assert your constitutional rights in interactions with law enforcement officers? Join us as representatives from ACLU-Texas discuss your rights and how to assert them, as well as what to do when you feel your rights have been violated. Your questions are welcome and will be answered. Light lunch will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Black Student Association.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Student Forum: "Know Your Rights"
Black Student Alliance and Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Student Forum: "Know Your Rights," with Special Guest Representative from the Texas ACLU
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Student Forum: "Know Your Rights"
Black Student Association and Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Student
Forum: “Know Your Rights,” with Special Guest Representatives from the Texas ACLU.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
A-300, Houston Room
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SharePoint 2013 Training (Site Admins/Owners)
Sharepoint 2013 Training
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Citizen-Police Interaction: Know Your Rights - Student Forum with HPD
Do you know your rights in routine interactions with law enforcement? Do you know how to effectively, yet civilly, assert those rights without creating a bigger problem? Join us with Officer Joseph Gamaldi of the HPD, and 2nd Vice President of the Houston Police Officers' Union as we explore these questions. Bring your questions and Officer Gamaldi will be happy to answer them. Light food will be served.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Student Forum - "Citizen-Police Interaction: Know Your Rights"
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Student Forum - "Citizen-Police Interaction: Know Your Rights" with Special Guest Representatives from the UHD Police Department
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Student Forum: "Citizen-Police Interaction: Know Your Rights"
Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Student Forum: ”Citizen-Police
Interaction: Know Your Rights,” with Special Guest Representatives from the UHD Police Department.
1:00-2:30 p.m.
S-370
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting
Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. A300
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM How Can I Capture Students’ Interest in the First 5 Minutes?

Following the Spring 2016 Freshman Seminar Faculty Convocation, whose theme was motivation in teaching and learning, the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence invites all faculty to join us to view these 20-minute Magna Pubs 20-Minute Mentor Videos. Each 20-minute video viewing will be followed by a 40-minute discussion on the topic at hand. Refreshments will be served. These will all take place in the CTLE (A-724, just inside the TTLC). Certificates of attendance and supplemental materials will be provided. Register today, and continue the discussion!







How Can I Capture Students’ Interest in the First 5 Minutes?



Video description (from MagnaPubs website):



We show you how to make the most of that first meeting with your students. Teaching and learning depend on building and sustaining student interest and strong course openings get it all started. You learn to draft your own “enthusiasm statement” to use in your own courses to draw students into the subject matter.







Wednesday, February 17, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Center for Public Service Open House & Ribbon Cutting for the Institute of Community Research
Center for Public Service and Family Strengths Open House

&

Ribbon Cutting for the Institute of Community Research

With Remarks from: 
President William V. Flores
Provost Edward Hugetz
Dean Van Horn
Center Director Dr. Jennifer Rowland

The event will be held in C220 (Commerce Building, 2nd Floor)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Writer’s Workshop
S1070 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Writer’s Workshop for Novelists, and Short-Story Writers Co-sponsored by the English Department.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Artistry of Social Change (Panel Discussion)
GSB Milam Room at the University of Houston—Downtown
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Artistry of Social Change (Panel Discussion) Co-Sponsored by Voices Breaking Boundaries And the Center for Diversity Equity, and Inclusion 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SharePoint 2013 Training (Site Admins/Owners)
Sharepoint 2013 Training
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Critical Race Studies Annual Lecture Series Lecture
Robertson Auditorium 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Critical Race Studies Annual Lecture Series Lecture, Book Signing and Public Reception for Subramanian Shankar 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Cancelled) Center for Public Deliberation Panel of Race in America

Center for Public Deliberation Panel of Race in America

Girard Street Building

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Making History by Acting in the Moment: A Panel on Race in America

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Girard ST Building, Travis Room

Presenters: Kwame Rose, Keisha Thomas, Steven Orozco. Please register to attend.

Presented by UHD'S Center for Public Deliberation and sponsored by UHD's Center for Critical Race Studies, UHD Student Government Association and Lone Star College

Thursday, February 18, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM “From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration"
Panel Discussion: “From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration: Discussing Black Prisoners/Ex-Prisoners’ Place in the Black Freedom Narrative,” with Special Guest Panelists: Dr. Jonathan Chism, UHD Department of Social Sciences; Vivian R. King, Board Certified Criminal Lawyer and former Prosecutor; Marlon A. Smith, Black Greeks Speak Social Justice and Human Rights Council Founder and CEO; Danny Sneed, Returning Citizen and Lazarus Project Re-Entry Coordinator; and Dr. Larry E. Hill, Graduate College of Social Work, UH.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration: Black Prisoners/Ex-prisoners' Place in the Black Fr
Robertson Auditorium
Thursday, February 18, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Panel Discussion: "From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration"
Panel Discussion: “From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration: Discussing Black
Prisoners/Ex-Prisoners’ Place in the Black Freedom Narrative,” with Special Guest Panelists: Dr. Jonathan Chism, UHD Department of Social Sciences; Vivian R. King, Board Certified Criminal Lawyer and former Prosecutor; Marlon A. Smith, Black Greeks Speak Social Justice and Human Rights Council Founder and CEO; Danny Sneed, Returning Citizen and Lazarus Project Re-Entry Coordinator; and Dr. Larry E. Hill, Graduate College of Social Work, UH.
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
A-350, Auditorium
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Panel Discussion: "From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration"
This panel discussion, "From Slavery and Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration," explores Black prisoners/ex-prisoners place in the Black Freedom narrative.  We have a distinguished panel for this discussion, including:

Dr. Jonathan Chism, UHD Department of Social Sciences; Vivian R. King, J.D., Criminal Lawyer and former Prosecutor; Marlon A. Smith, Black Greeks Speak Social Justice and Human Rights Council Founder and CEO; Danny Sneed, Returning Citizen and Lazarus Project Re-Entry Coordinator; and Ren White, Returning Citizen and Texas Southern University Honor Student
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SharePoint 2013 Training (Site Admins/Owners)
Sharepoint 2013 Training
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Dress to Impress Fashion Show
If you are not too sure about the difference between Business Casual versus Business Professional, we want to show you the difference! Banana Republic and The CDC have partnered to present a fashion presentation of the latest in career attire. February 18th @ 11:30am-1pm in room A300.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Academic Affairs Council Meeting
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Love, Rockets, and Blunt Trauma
Get Your Geek On! Epic Team Trivia!!!
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Gator Leadership Acedemy (GLA) Cohort 1
Gator Leadership Academy is a premier leadership opportunity for students wishing to enhance their foundational leadership skills. This academy will prepare students to assume increased leadership responsibility across UHD's campus and within the community by equipping participants with leadership skills and a basic understanding of how to create positive sustainable change.
Friday, February 19, 2016
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Blackboard Open Lab
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. No registration required.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Academic Policy Committee Meeting
Occurs the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Open Lab
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. No registration required.
Saturday, February 20, 2016
12:00 AM - MidnightDance: NDA All-Star National Championship
Dates: February 20th-21st

Location: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (Dallas, TX)
All Day Dance: UHD Men's Basketball Game Halftime Performance (Multi-Day Event)
Date: February-March 2016
All Day Wrestling Meet: Mean Green Open
Date: 2/20/15

Host School: University of North Texas

Location: Denton, TX

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