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UHD In The News: Week of Nov. 15

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

UHD was mentioned in a promotional segment on ABC13 regarding National Voter Registration Day.

Professor Robin Davidson, associate professor of English, was mentioned in a Houston Public Media segment on Inprint’s upcoming season.

UHD’s Degree Maps were featured in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, was interviewed on FOX26’s “Isiah Factor” about the first O’Rourke-Cruz debate. The segment also was picked up in the Houston Chronicle, Stamford Advocate, and Greenwich Time.  

Dr. Creshema Murray, assistant professor of communication studies, discussed the sentencing of Bill Cosby on FOX26’s “Isiah Factor.”

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.