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UHD In The News: Week of June 17

The following news items featured members of the UHD community. 

The Houston Chronicle featured UHD exhibition “Close to Home” in its Campus Chronicles section.

UHD’s Gator Pledge was featured in The Cougar.

UHD’s Program with H.E.A.R.T. was featured on The Isiah Factor on FOX26.  

UHD’s program with H.E.A.R.T. was featured on Sunny 99FM’s “Tell Me Something Good for Thursday” segment. 

Dr. Christina Hughes, assistant professor of history, was interviewed on Houston Public Media’s Houston Matters regarding little known items in the Texas Constitution.

UHD was featured in an article on the Here, We Go campaign in Inside Philanthropy.


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.