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In the News: June 18, 2015

Houston's poet laureate connects with our city

Robin Davidson, a poet and UHD associate professor, last month was named Houston's second poet laureate. Davidson's role is, in part, to bring poetry to people and to celebrate poetry in schools and other public places. In that spirit, the Houston Chronicle asked Davidson to share one of her favorite poems with its readers.

College Bound Days lets new students do 'one stop shopping'

First-time students planning to attend Lone Star College-University Park in the fall will have several opportunities for "one-stop shopping" to take care of admissions-related requirements during College Bound Days.

South China Morning Post: Dog slaughter in the name of 'tradition' shames China

Peter J. Li, associate professor of East Asian politics, shares his opinion on the upcoming Summer Solstice Dog Meat Festival, scheduled for June 21 in the city of Yulin in Guangxi.