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UHD in the News: Aug. 22, 2016

In recent headlines:

My Statesman: Former customs agent and UHD Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Larry Karson published article, "The real militarization of Texas policing." In the article, Karson talks about Senate Bill 162, which allowed military Special Forces personnel to become Texas peace officers with only three weeks of training - and that training can be online.

National Geographic: UHD Professor Peter Li is quoted regarding animal cruelty nin China's unregulated industry. Li is a professor of East Asian politics at the University of Houston-Downtown and a China expert at Humane Society International

AffordableSchools.net: UHD ranks No. 1 among the "20 Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees in Finance" list.

Nature World News: UHD Professor Peter Li is quoted in the article titled, "Beware! China Leather Might BE Made Out of Dog or Cat Skin." Li speaks on China's animal welfare laws.

Your Houston News: Devon Jackson, a wrestler for the University of Houston-Downtown, was mentioned in the article "Ten Humble ISD wrestlers compete in AAU Junior Olympic Games." Jackson helped coach the team throughout the week.