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UHD In the News: Week of Oct. 11

UHD criminal justice lecturer Dr. Michael Cavanaugh was interviewed regarding a new gun safety campaign on Houston Public Media’s Houston Matters.

UHD creative writing professor Daniel Peña was featured in Literal Magazine.

The Houston Chronicle featured UHD’s Master of Security Management program.

Students Marili Perez and Avani Bhakta were interviewed by the Texarkana Gazette regarding work at a Texas wildlife refuge.

The Woodlands Online featured alumna April Taylor, who recently joined the law firm Dossey & Jones LLC.

Technical Education Magazine addressed UHD’s partnership with HCC.

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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 45,000 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.