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UHD In The News: Week of April 18

University of Houston-Downtown community members were featured in the following news articles and broadcast segments.

Dr. Larry Karson, associate professor of criminal justice, was quoted in an Officer.com article on No-Knock Raids.

Alumnus Noe Diaz was mention in a Covering Katy News article. He is a candidate for the city’s Chief of Police.

UHD’s STEM camps were mentioned in a Community Impact article.

Dr. Larry Karson was interviewed by KPRC CH. 2 regarding HPD officer misconduct.

UHD alums Rene and Nathalie Garcia were featured on Seattle PI regarding their business Fitness Machine Technicians.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.