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UHD In The News: Week of April 30

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

Dr. Akif Uzman, Dean of the College of Sciences & Technology, was interviewed about the Coronavirus on Houston Matters (Houston Public Media).

Dr. David Branham, professor of political science, discussed COVID-19’s escalating effects on the city during Houston Matters’ “The Good, the Bad & the Ugly” segment.

March 23 – Dietrich von Biednenfeld, assistant professor of business, discussed COVID-19’s impact on small energy companies on Houston Public Media.

The Victoria Advocate interviewed Dr. Creshema Murray, associate professor of Communication Studies, about the spread of false information related to 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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 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).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. 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.