UHD In The News: Week of Nov. 8
University of Houston-Downtown community members were spotlighted in the following news segments and articles:
Houston Matters interviewed Dr. Gene Preuss, associate professor of history, about revisions to Texas history curriculum in high schools and middle schools.
Dr. Jonathan Chism, assistant professor of history, was featured in an article on the Trans-atlantic slave trade in the Dallas Post Tribune,
Dr. Erlanger Turner, assistant professor of psychology, was quoted in an NBC News online article on morning routines that eliminate stress.
UHD was mentioned in a Houston Chronicle article on Latino leaders meeting to address negative Hispanic stereotypes.
UHD was mentioned in Houston Matters segment as the host site for a conference focused on cybersecurity.
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.