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UHD In The News: Week of Oct. 24, 2019

University of Houston-Downtown community members were featured in the following news articles and broadcast segments.

Dr. Gene Preuss, associate professor of history, was interviewed by Texas Monthly for the article "The Battle to Rewrite Texas History."

UHD professor Dr. Jeffrey Martz was interviewed on Houston Public Media’s Houston Matters about the discovery of the Kwanasaurus.

UHD’s upcoming Youth Voters Conference was featured on KPRC Ch. 2.

Dr. Jonathan Chism was featured in a Houston Chronicle profile discussing his research and his new book “30 Day Journey with Martin Luther King Jr.”

UHD alumnus Eric Robins was featured in Fort Bend Focus Magazine’s Hometown Heroes section.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

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.