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UHD In The News: Week of April 11

The following articles and broadcast segments featured members of the UHD Community:

UHD’s Dr. Larry Karson, associate professor of criminal justice, was interviewed for a story on KHOU Ch. 11 regarding the botched HPD drug raid and allegations against one of its officers. The story also was picked up 12Newsnow.com

Alum Johnny Baker was featured in the Montgomery County News.

Dr. Jonathan Chism, assistant professor of history, was interviewed by the Tennessee Tribune regarding the role of the Catholic Church in slavery.

Dr. Larry Karson was interviewed in the Houston Chronicle regarding HPD’s decision regarding no-knock raids. The article also was picked up by the Associated Press and Laredo Morning Times.

UHD was mentioned in an article on step dancing in the Houston Chronicle.

Daniel Peña, assistant professor of English, was mentioned in an article on the Inprint Reading Series in the Houston Chronicle.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.