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UHD In The News: Week of March 21

University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) community members were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.

The University of Houston-Downtown was mentioned in a Houston Chronicle article on the Houston GPS Alliance.

Dr. Jonathan Chism, assistant professor of history, was quoted in the Los Angeles Sentinel regarding the Catholic Church’s role in slavery.

Adjunct lecturer Amy Patrick was quoted in an article on the proposed border wall in the Palm Beach Florida Weekly

Dr. Susan Henney, professor of psychology, contributed insights to an Hot Cars article on what a car says about its owner’s personality.

Amy Patrick, adjunct lecturer, was mentioned in an article in the Indy 100 regarding the structural feasibility of a border wall.

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.