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UHD in the News: May 14, 2015

Gators don't stop just because the semester is over. Here's how we've been making headlines this week:

The Cypress Creek Mirror covered the recent Lone Star College Foundation StarGala, during which President Flores presented six LSC students with UHD scholarships.

In a recent article for People magazine, Rebecca Pfeffer, assistant professor of criminal justice, commented on labor exploitation in the U.S., in light of the New York Times' recent expose on the health issues and wage theft experienced in the city's nail salons.

The Houston Chronicle cited a study by criminal justice professor Larry Karson in a recent article about proposed grand jury reform.

Your Houston News outlets shared an encouraging story about a graduating student entrepreneur who has helped dozens of classmates earn tens of thousands in scholarships.

Culture Map Houston shares information and schedules for UHD's Sounds Like Houston Thursday Concert series.

Associate professor of English, Robin Davidson, was the distinguished guest at the Gulf Coast Poetry Meeting, as reported by Examiner.com.

Harmony Public Schools applauded UHD's Buffalo Bayou Clean Up Project in their newsletter, The Harmony Times.

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