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UHD In The News: Week of Sept. 13

By Mike Emery

The Houston Chronicle/Sugar Land Sun featured alumnus Eric Robbins, the new chief of police for the City of Sugar Land.

Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, was interviewed by FOX26’s Isiah Carey about the President Trump’s executive order to stop separating families

Dr. Peter Li, associate professor of political science, was interviewed in the British newspaper, Express, about China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival.

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education mentioned UHD as a recipient of a $1M grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

FOX29 in San Antonio mentioned UHD’s Texas Talent Connection grant.

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 43 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).

UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates of any four-year university in Houston and Texas and 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.