UHD In The News: Week of Dec. 3
Members of the University of Houston-Downtown community were featured in the following news and broadcast segments.
Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, was interviewed on Houston Public Media regarding the race for District 2. He also was interviewed on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” about elections and politics.
Dr. Krista Gehring, associate professor of criminal justice, and Fine Arts students were interviewed on KHOU Ch. 11 regarding the use of graphic novels in the classroom.
Alumnus Mike Sullivan was interviewed in Community Impact Newspaper regarding his bid for Lone Star College Trustee.
Dr. Larry Karson, associate professor of criminal justice, was interviewed regarding a deadly police chase by the Houston Chronicle.
Fox 26’s “What’s Your Point” mentioned the Sept. 26 debate at UHD.
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.