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.
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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 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).
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. 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.