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UHD In The News - Week of July 2

Members of the UHD Community were featured in the following news articles and broadcast segments.

Dietrich von Biedenfeld, Assistant Professor of Business, was interviewed on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” regarding economic disparities among minorities.

Justin Braxton, a recent Lone Star College graduate and future UHD student, was featured in a Montgomery County News article. The same story also ran in The Paper.

UHD Assistant Professor of English Daniel Pena’s novel “Bang” was featured in Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News articles on the the “30 Most Essential Books About Texas.” 

Dr. Creshema Murray, Associate Professor for Communication Studies, discussed films addressing systemic racism with ABC13.


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.