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 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.