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UHD In The News: Week of March 28

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

UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz was featured in the Brazoria County Facts, which covered his appearance at the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce.

KHOU CH. 11 interviewed Dr. Dietrich von Biendenfeld, assistant professor in the Marilyn Davies College of Business, regarding the possibility of the return of Astroworld to Houston.

Student Erica Rocha was interviewed by KHOU Ch. 11 for a Valentine’s Day story on handwritten love notes. 

Dr. David Branham, professor of political science, was among the panelists on Houston Public Media’s Houston Matters’ “Good, the Bad & the Ugly” segment.

Dr. Jonathan Chism, assistant professor of history, discussed the history and legacy of blackface with Houston Public Media’s Houston Matters.

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.