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UHD In The News: Week of Feb. 7

Members of the University of Houston-Downtown community were featured in the following news articles and broadcast segments:

Outsmart magazine featured the Texas Senate District 6 debates (hosted at UHD).

Houston Public Media interviewed Dr. Lucas Logan, assistant professor of communication studies, regarding the popularity of electronic dance music and its lack of radio airplay.

ABC13 featured two UHD “Grads with Grit” on its website.

FOX 26’s “Isiah Factor” interviewed UHD’s Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, regarding Obamacare.

Inside Higher Ed mentioned Dr. Eric Link being named UHD’s provost.

FOX26’s “Isiah Factor” interviewed Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, regarding the year in politics.

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 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.