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UHD In The News: Week of July 15

The University of Houston-Downtown was featured in these recent news articles and broadcast segments:

UHD was mentioned in a story on ABC13 on the Qatar Harvey Fund Scholarships.

 The Insurance Journal mentioned UHD in an article on students receiving Insurance Council scholarships.

Student Bobby Ramos participated in a FOX26 Isiah Factor segment on “Avengers: Endgame.”

Community Impact Newspaper mentioned UHD’s Police Academy in an article on gun safety programs/partnerships.

Alumnus LaRoyce J. Sublett was announced as the principal for Main Elementary School in Northwest Georgia News.

Business Insider mentioned researchers from UHD as participants in a Health Disparity Conference..


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.