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.
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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.