UHV students participate in research day at the Capitol

Patrick Guissou, a UHV graduate student from Africa, left; Beverly Tomek, associate provost and dean of University College; Aarushi Kumar, a senior from India; and Gen Kaneko, an assistant professor of biology, pose on Monday after displaying a research poster during Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Austin. Guissou, who attended the event as an additional student researcher, worked with Kumar on the research project under Kaneko’s supervision. The one-day conference showcased high-quality research posters created by Texas undergraduate students. The posters were displayed for Texas legislators and the public to view.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

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