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)—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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.