UHD In The News: Week of Jan. 10
The following news articles and broadcast segments featured members of the University of Houston-Downtown community.
UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz was mentioned in a Market Screener article on HSI leaders visiting Apple Headquarters.
Alumna Ieshia Champs was featured on FOX4 in Kansas City for passing her bar exam.
FOX26’s Isiah Factor interviewed UHD students and professor Kristin Anderson about millennials.
Dr. Christina Hughes, assistant professor of political science, participated in Election Night digital coverage presented by KPRC Ch. 2 on Facebook Live.
UHD was mentioned as the site of a debate between Dan Crenshaw and Todd Litton in a Houston Chronicle article announcing Crenshaw’s victory.
Student Dennis Rivera was interviewed for a Yahoo! News article about undocumented students getting the vote out.
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.