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UHD In The News: Week of March 6

UHD community members were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.

Scott Davis, assistant professor of marketing, co-authored an article on the branding of “cancer survivors” that appeared in Daily Heralds,  CentreDaily Times, Heavy and The Conversation.

UHD was mentioned among the institutions contributing to the ION innovation center in The Architect’s Newspaper

Dr. Erlanger Turner, assistant professor of psychology, authored an article for U.S. News & World Report on helping children with intellectual disabilities.

The Laredo Morning Times featured alumnus Tyler Head who was named Officer of the Year by Dayton Chamber of Commerce.

Student Michelle Bigley was featured in The Leader.

 KPRC Ch. 2 included UHD’s food scholarships/pantry in its round up of ways college students can save money.

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.