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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.

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 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.