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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 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.