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UHD In The News: Week of Jan. 31

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

The Texas Senate District 6 debate hosted at UHD was featured in the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, and Business Breaking News. 

Houston Public Media interviewed Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, regarding George H.W. Bush.

The Texas Tribune mentioned UHD’s Texas Senate District 6 debate.

The Houston Chronicle featured the Texas Senate District 6 debates (hosted at UHD).

The Houston Chronicle mentioned UHD in an article on a new children’s book.

The Texas Senate District 6 debate (hosted at UHD) was featured in a Houston Chronicle article.

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.