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UHD In The News: Week of July 29

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

UHD was mentioned as the site of a Flood Control Town Hall Meeting in Covering Katy News and Community Impact News.

UHD’s Gator Pledge was mentioned in a KPRC segment on “Tips, what to know about getting into college.”

Dr. Larry Karson was interviewed regarding a police incident on ABC7Chicago. His comments were featured in other outlets across the country, including NY Daily News.

Dr. David Branham offered insight on the proposed census question on citizenship on MSN.com, PressFrom, and KID Newsradio.

The Marilyn Davies College of Business was featured in the Associated Press, the Street, and 24 other outlets regarding its ranking among the Top Online Business Schools.

UHD’s eSports program was featured in a Houston Chronicle article.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

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.