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UHD In The News - Week of April 9

Dietrich von Biedenfeld, Assistant Professor of Business at UHD’s Marilyn Davies College of Business, was interviewed by FOX26 regarding the Fed’s rate cut in the wake of COVID-19. 

Dr. Gabriela Bowden, associate professor of biology, participated in a Facebook Live event with ABC13. Her insights were also shared in multiple stories that were broadcast that week:

· Busting Coronavirus Myths

· 5 Cases Reported in SE Texas 

· Cases increase

· 8 Cases

· Houston Cases Linked to Cruise

· Five Questions on the Coronavirus


Dietrich von Biedenfeld also contributed to a special edition of Houston Matters, offering details on the economic impact of the coronavirus.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.