UHD Magazine Interactive Online Edition is Here
By Sheryl E. Taylor
The Division of Advancement & University Relations is proud to introduce the new interactive online edition of the UHD Magazine.
A traditional hardcopy of the magazine is usually published, however, this spring, the UHD Magazine is online with multimedia content and videos accompanying selected stories.
In this issue, read how UHD’s Center for Critical Race Studies is leading the charge for change and understanding in “Academic Activism”; revisit UHD's history-making campaign in “UHD Here, We Go!”; meet Loren J. Blanchard, incoming UHD President, and discover UHD's “Voices of Reassurance,” who provided guidance to the public during the earliest days of the pandemic.
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.