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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) 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.