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UHD in the News: June 6, 2016

In recent headlines:

The National Law Journal: The National Law Journal quoted University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Interim President Michael A. Olivas discussing Baylor Law School professor Ken Starr's qualifications to teach a law seminar.

Houston Chronicle: Director of the University of Houston-Downtown Criminal Justice Training Center, Rex White, is interviewed about how homicide investigators solve a case.

Houston Chronicle (subscriber content): Houston's poet laureate, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Professor of English Robin Davidson is asking Houstonians to name their favorite poem, whether it's a sonnet or a haiku, a classic or something new and experimental. She'll accept submissions for the next month, then put them in an anthology of Houston's favorite poems—a book that should reflect the diverse tastes and experiences of the nation's fourth-largest city.

Houston Chronicle: Howard Hughes Sr., along with his partner Walter Sharp, founded the Sharp-Hughes Tool Co. The company began in a small building on Buffalo Bayou, at the present site of the University of Houston-Downtown.