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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) – 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.