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UHD In the News: Week of Dec. 10

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

Students were interviewed on FOX26’s Isiah Factor about their “Creating a Graphic Novel” class. 

The Sept. 26 debate between candidates for U.S. Congresssional District 2 at UHD was featured in the Houston Chronicle.

 The Rice Thresher mentioned UHD in an article on Houston’s Innovation Hub.

UHD’s O’Kane Gallery was featured in a Houston Chronicle article on Richard Stout’s exhibition.

Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, discussed November elections and U.S. politics on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters.”

Dr. Jonatham Chism, assistant professor of history, was interviewed by Black News Portal regarding the Catholic Church’s role in the slave trade.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.