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UHD In The News: Week of Jan. 16

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

UHD’s E-Book Library was featured in the online version of the Houston Chronicle.

UHD was mentioned in an article in Houston Style Magazine.

UHD’s recent recognition at the American Concrete Institute Conference was featured on the website PhysOrg.

Dr. Susan Henney’s text on volunteerism was featured on the website PhysOrg. Dr. Henney also was interviewed by the Houston Chronicle regarding the holiday blues.

Political Science Professor Dr. David Branham was interviewed on Houston Public Media as part of its “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” segment.

KPRC Ch. 2 interviewed Political Science Professor Dr. David Branham on the recent mayoral election.


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.