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UHD In The News: Week of Nov. 14

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

Alumnus Nathaniel Rios was featured in the Victoria Advocate as a new member of the Victoria Police Department.

Dr. David Branham was interviewed by Houston Public Media for its “Good, the Bad and the Ugly” segment.

UHD was mentioned in a Houston on the Cheap article on the Public Art Collection of the University of Houston System.

UHD was mentioned in a Houston Chronicle article on crime at Texas colleges.

UHD alumnus Van Huynh was featured in a rundown of candidates on Houston Public Media.

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.