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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.

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.