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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) – 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.