Rebecca Pfeffer, assistant professor of criminal justice, worked with the Houston Police Department (HPD) on the study “Hidden in Plain Sight: An Evaluation of Indicators of Human Trafficking in HPD’s Prostitution Incident Reports.”
It takes true grit to overcome adversity and rise to any challenge. All of you showed “Gator grit” over the past few weeks as our city was showered by Harvey’s rains.
Recently, MetroMBA issued its “Best Return on Investment in the Houston Metro” rankings with UHD’s MBA program topping the list.
Last spring, 27 University of Houston-Downtown Criminal Justice students in Judith Harris’ Senior Seminar worked with recently released prison inmates (or returning citizens) and individuals recovering from substance abuse.
The University of Houston-Downtown Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center will reopen Monday, Sept. 11. The West Gym, however, will remain closed until further notice. Student Life Center hours are as follows: Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Approximately 20 Urban Education students from UHD’s College of Public Service will participate in a readathon as part of the International Literacy Day Saturday, Sept. 9.
Houston Poet Laureate Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton and Jeremyah “The Fluent One” Payne will deliver a free spoken-word performance, presented by UHD’s Cultural Enrichment Center, at 5:30 p.m., Sept. 21 in UHD’s Welcome Center Tour Room.