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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.


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.