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Formal groundbreaking set for Houston’s Ion innovation hubopens in new window
UHD was mentioned in an announcement of the Ion’s groundbreaking.
02
Jul
2019
communityimpact.com
Shay Tatum Makes History At University of Houston-Downtownopens in new window
SGA president Shay Tatum was profiled in a Diverse Education article.
02
Jul
2019
diverseeducation.com
Executive Assistant served six CEOs over 33 yearsopens in new window
UHD alumna Carol Prince’s retirement from Memorial Houston was covered in The Tribune.
02
Jul
2019
www.ourtribune.com
For These Young, Nontraditional College Students, Adulting Is A Requirementopens in new window
Alumna Diana Platas is profiled in a NPR article on nontraditional college students.
25
Jun
2019
www.npr.org
WIT Celebrates Anniversary At The MATCH In Septopens in new window
UHD theater students are mentioned as the cast of an upcoming performance.
25
Jun
2019
www.broadwayworld.com
David Temple faces new trial 12 years after wife’s brutal murderopens in new window
Associate professor Kevin Buckler was quoted in a story about David Temple’s retrial after 12 years.
24
Jun
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
College Station Police Department welcomes five new officersopens in new window
UHD alumnus Genaro Treviño Jr. is a new officer in the College Station Police Department.
23
Jun
2019
www.theeagle.com
High Fives: O'Connell signingopens in new window
High school senior Rey Santos committed to attending and playing baseball for UHD.
21
Jun
2019
www.galvnews.com
Think teens need the sex talk? Older adults may need it even moreopens in new window
UHD Associate Professor of Social Work, Heather Honoré Goltz co-wrote an article about sex and older adults.
20
Jun
2019
www.ksdk.com
18 colleges and universities that you can still apply to for the Fall 2019 termopens in new window
UHD is listed in an article on which schools still are open for fall applications.
20
Jun
2019
www.businessinsider.com
DA threatens to subpoena police for names of informants behind deadly Harding Street drug raidopens in new window
Criminal Justice professor Larry Karson was quoted in an article about the Harris County DA’s possible subpoena of HPD for records relating to the Harding Street drug raid that left two people dead.
20
Jun
2019
www.lmtonline.com
Cortni Hill Washington Launches Her Book "Red Flags: A Girl's Guide to Dating"opens in new window
UHD alumna Cortni Hill Washington's book was recently published.
19
Jun
2019
www.kuam.com
Reflecting On The Beaumont Race Riot Of 1943opens in new window
UHD history professor Dr. Gene Preuss discussed the Beaumont race riot on the Houston Matters podcast.
17
Jun
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
What’s your point?opens in new window
UHD political science professor Jacqueline Baly was part of a panel discussing political and judicial issues on Fox 26.
16
Jun
2019
www.fox26houston.com
Joint Primary Voting, And Legalizing Lemonade Stands: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Newsopens in new window
UHD's Dr. David Branham weighs in on the good, bad, and ugly of the news with Houston Public Media.
14
Jun
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
UHD named as one of ‘20 Best Online Programs for Adults Going Back to School’opens in new window
UHD’s ranking as one of the best online college programs for adults is featured in the Houston Chronicle.
14
Jun
2019
www.chron.com
Texas Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Ed to Meet at UHDopens in new window
President Muñoz is quoted in a story about the upcoming meeting of the Texas Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Ed at UHD.
13
Jun
2019
diverseeducation.com
Station Houston summer program targets future entrepreneursopens in new window
UHD is mentioned in a story about Station Houston’s program for young entrepreneurs.
10
Jun
2019
www.fortworthbusiness.com
Board Officers Elected and Three New Trustees Begin Terms at College of the Mainlandopens in new window
UHD alumna Dr. Verna Henson was mentioned in an article about College of the Mainland’s new trustees.
04
Jun
2019
thepostnewspaper.net
UH Downtown students create 1.5-ton rooster rendition of famous Vincent Van Gogh paintingopens in new window
UHD student Bobby Ramos and alumna Brenda Chapa’s tribute to Van Gogh was highlighted in a CW39 segment.
04
Jun
2019
cw39.com
UH Downtown elects first Black female Student Body presidentopens in new window
SGA president Shay Tatum was featured in an article in The Defender.
04
Jun
2019
defendernetwork.com
ESPN brings national esports championship to Houston, a ‘hotbed’ for gamingopens in new window
UHD’s eSports program was featured in a Houston Chronicle article.
07
May
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
Battle over census citizenship question high stakes for Texas, Californiaopens in new window
Dr. David Branham offered insight on the proposed census question regarding citizenship.
05
May
2019
pressfrom.info
Deputy knocks 61-year-old man to ground outside IHOPopens in new window
Dr. Larry Karson was interviewed regarding a police incident involving a deputy knocking a man to the ground after encouraging the man to slap him.
04
May
2019
abc7chicago.com
Tips, what to know about getting into collegeopens in new window
UHD’s Gator Pledge was mentioned in a KPRC segment on “Tips, what to know about getting into college.”
03
May
2019
www.click2houston.com
Cougar Promise, Gator Pledge provide funds for low-income studentsopens in new window
UHD's Gator Pledge is featured in The Cougar.
10
Apr
2019
Cougar Promise, Gator Pledge provide funds for low-income students
UHD to offer workforce program for those with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesopens in new window
UHD's collaboration with H.E.A.R.T. was discussed on FOX26's "The Isiah Factor Uncensored."
10
Apr
2019
www.fox26houston.com
Houston Chronicle - Campus Chroniclesopens in new window
UHD is in the spotlight as the host of exhibition "Close to Home: Latinx Art & Identity."
09
Apr
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
Close To Home: Exhibit Celebrates Latinx Identityopens in new window
In conjunction with the Latino Arts Now! conference, an exhibit at the University of Houston-Downtown showcases selected prints by Latinx artists from the collection of Ricardo and Harriet Romo, who are based in San Antonio.
02
Apr
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
Oil Exports And College Admissions Scam: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of The Newsopens in new window
UHD's Dr. David Branham weighs in on the good, bad, and ugly of the news with Houston Public Media.
25
Mar
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
University of Houston Downtown offering food scholarships to students who lack access to fresh foodsopens in new window
The University of Houston Downtown has partnered with the Houston Food Bank to offer scholarships to students who lack access.
15
Mar
2019
www.fox26houston.com
George Foreman's daughter, Freeda Foreman, dead at 42 by suicideopens in new window
Dr. Erlanger Turner shares thoughts on suicide predictors on FOX26's "The Isiah Factor Uncensored."
13
Mar
2019
www.fox26houston.com
Michelle Obama Crashed My Book Club And I Just About Diedopens in new window
UHD's Dr. Felicia Harris authored this article for the Huffington Post about her experience meeting former FLOTUS Michelle Obama.
09
Mar
2019
www.huffpost.com
Is the STAAR reading test too hard for students?opens in new window
Many teachers on social media are asking whether the STAAR test is too hard for kids after a popular article suggested many tests are between one to three grade levels too advanced.
04
Mar
2019
www.khou.com
University of Houston System exceeds $1 billion fundraising goal 18 months ahead of scheduleopens in new window
The University of Houston System’s fundraising campaign “Here, We Go” — created to enhance student and university success — has exceeded its $1 billion goal 18 months ahead of schedule and will continue to raise more under the tagline “Beyond the Billion.”
04
Mar
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
Youth step teams carry on cultural traditions in Houstonopens in new window
Each stomp, each clap, each slap of Tamaj Quillens’ hand against her thigh had to be precise. If she moved even slightly off tempo from her fellow steppers, she could throw off the whole beat.
25
Feb
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
Houston lawmaker seeks to curtail no-knock raidsopens in new window
The controversial use of no-knock raids could be curtailed under state legislation filed by Houston lawmaker Harold Dutton, just weeks after a deadly botched drug bust left a Pecan Park couple dead and five officers injured.
22
Feb
2019
www.apnews.com
A Year After Being Detained By ICE, Former Houston High School Student Forges His Futureopens in new window
About a year ago, Dennis Rivera was in his final semester at Austin High School, just east of downtown Houston. He was a quiet senior who got good grades and was captain of the soccer team.
14
Feb
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
Hispanic Chamber gala focuses on unity, educationopens in new window
The Brazoria County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s eighth annual Latin Awards Gala on Thursday night provided food, dancing and the message of inclusivity combined with the importance of education.
11
Feb
2019
thefacts.com
HISD launches maritime education partnership with UHD, HCC and Port of Houstonopens in new window
The Houston Independent School District, the University of Houston-Downtown, Houston Community College, and the Port of Houston Authority joined forces Thursday to announce a new education partnership that prepares students for maritime careers.
05
Feb
2019
www.guidrynews.com
People diagnosed with cancer often don’t embrace the term 'survivor'opens in new window
"Cancer survivor” has become a catch-all phrase to refer to living individuals diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives.
04
Feb
2019
www.phillyvoice.com
Is my professor a Houston TV meteorologist?opens in new window
You watch KPRC meteorologist Justin Stapleton on channel 2, but before he jumps into your TV, he is a University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) science lecturer.
29
Jan
2019
mikemcguff.blogspot.com
Gardening events in the Houston areaopens in new window
Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop: Feb. 16 at UHD.
25
Jan
2019
www.mysanantonio.com
Admission Possible performs 'Give Me My Two Dollars'opens in new window
Admission Possible is a band formed by University of Houston - Downtown staff members.
22
Jan
2019
www.fox26houston.com
'Who Is You?'opens in new window
Pace's one-man show explores issues of identity in portraits
22
Jan
2019
www.texarkanagazette.com
Which Colleges Offer Prepaid Tuition Plans?opens in new window
If you are applying to college, then you may be wondering which schools allow students to pay tuition via a prepaid tuition plan.
11
Jan
2019
www.edmit.me
Texas judge rules 'Obamacare' unconstitutionalopens in new window
A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people.
18
Dec
2018
www.fox26houston.com
HSI Computing Alliance graduates students at 10 times national rateopens in new window
The Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions has emerged as a significant pipeline of new recruits into computing graduate studies. According to the National Science Foundation (NSF), the consortium of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) graduates students at 10 times the national rate of Hispanic baccalaureates in computing.
07
Dec
2018
hispanicengineer.com
University of Houston-Downtown student wins $100,000 scholarship from Dr. Pepperopens in new window
Dr. Pepper celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Tuition Giveaway during the College Football Conference Championship weekend by awarding $1 million in tuition to students who competed at halftime during five marquee games.
04
Dec
2018
abc13.com
UHD With the Help of the Houston Food Bank Fights Food Insecurityopens in new window
One of 300 participants in the University of Houston-Downtown’s Food Scholarship program, Carlos Rodriguez is given $60 per credit hour to use in the Food For Change Market food pantry.
03
Dec
2018
www.houstonpress.com
UHD striving to make higher education affordable, accessible and achievableopens in new window
It’s appropriate that the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) sits at one of the most historic sites in the city (and state for that matter).
26
Nov
2018
www.bizjournals.com
Lone Star College…Where Students Start Close and Go Faropens in new window
I am proud to let you know that LSC was just named one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the second year in a row.
21
Nov
2018
www.houstoniamag.com
University of Houston-Downtown Issues Digital Marketing RFPopens in new window
UHD is looking for a digital agency that is a certified Google Agency partner to manage both its organic search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) digital campaigns.
12
Nov
2018
everything-pr.com
Mass shootings now common and no one seems to know how to stop itopens in new window
With so many recent mass shootings, people are getting more experience reacting to these tragedies.
09
Nov
2018
www.khou.com
Getting Millennials To Voteopens in new window
A recent poll by NBC News and GenForward shows about 55 percent of millennials plan to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
23
Oct
2018
www.fox26houston.com
Students To Weigh In On Plans For New Innovation Hubopens in new window
Rice has partnered with the University of Houston, the University of Houston Downtown, the University of St. Thomas, Texas Southern University, Houston Baptist University, San Jacinto College, Houston Community College, Lonestar College and the South Texas College of Law.
17
Oct
2018
www.ricethresher.org
UHD Students Creating Graphic Novels To Promote Social Changeopens in new window
Comic books, or graphic novels as they’re sometimes referred to, used to be considered distractions in the classroom.
09
Oct
2018
www.fox26houston.com
Police Pursuit Turns Deadly, Raises Questions About Chase Policiesopens in new window
When the Cadillac flew by, it caught the deputy’s attention. The driver was speeding down Interstate 45, so the deputy flipped on his lights to make a stop.
07
Oct
2018
www.houstonchronicle.com
UHD Professor Uses Comic Books to Make Learning Easieropens in new window
Dr. Krista Gehring created a series of comics for her classes, called CrimComics, which explore the foundations of criminology.
04
Oct
2018
www.khou.com
GRAMMY® Award-nominated Artist Marsha Ambrosius Guest Speaker for 2018 MPAC Film Festival!opens in new window
The MPAC Film Festival is pleased to announce the participation and addition of Grammy Award-nominated artist Marsha Ambrosius to its fall 2018 lineup.
26
Sep
2018
www.crossroadstoday.com
College Leaders Promote Political Involvement For Young Votersopens in new window
In Texas, 18 to 24-year-olds have the worst voter turnout of any age group.
17
Sep
2018
patch.com
Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure, Industry and Smart Citiesopens in new window
Mention cybersecurity, and people think of Russia tampering with U.S. elections or attempts to sabotage the electric grid.
07
Sep
2018
www.uh.edu
Art Daybook: Raheleh Filsoofi’s ‘Inh(a/i)bited Space’opens in new window
The elegantly simple, handmade clay vessels atop a table in Raheleh Filsoofi’s first Houston exhibition hold more than can meet even the most inquisitive eyes.
29
Aug
2018
www.houstonchronicle.com
CITGO Innovation Scholars Program--Deadline is Sept. 28opens in new window
CITGO Petroleum Corporation has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education in college. The application opens on August 15, 2018 and will close at noon on Friday, September 28.
27
Aug
2018
www.southwestmanagementdistrict.org
Does the U.S. military need a Space Force?opens in new window
University of Houston-Downtown associate professor Alexander Bielakowski discusses the potential Space Force with Isiah Carey.
18
Aug
2018
www.fox26houston.com
Hurricane Harvey Reveals The Value of Social Media and 5 Other Lessonsopens in new window
The most important tools for emergency communication may not be what you think.
17
Aug
2018
www.campussafetymagazine.com
College expands transfer partnership with UH-Downtownopens in new window
Representatives from San Jacinto College and University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) signed an articulation agreement.
17
Aug
2018
www.guidrynews.com
Houston BCycle Program Expanding at Medical Center and Universitiesopens in new window
Houston’s bike share system, Houston BCycle, will grow to 128 stations over the next two years.
15
Aug
2018
www.houstontx.gov
Modern Misogyny: Sexual Harassment Still an Issue in the Workplaceopens in new window
Houston Public Media's "Houston Matters"
09
Aug
2018
www.houstonpublicmedia.org
UH-Downtown launching Saturday degree programsopens in new window
Houston Chronicle
07
Aug
2018
www.chron.com
UHD Students Support Houston Police as Translatorsopens in new window
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
02
Aug
2018
diverseeducation.com