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UHD In The News: Week of Oct. 4

The following University of Houston-Downtown faculty and community members were featured in news articles and broadcast segmments:

Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters featured Dr. Michael Cavanaugh, assistant professor of criminal justice in a segment on Santa Fe High School installing metal detectors.

 KHOU CH. 11 interviewed Dr. Krista Gehring, associate professor of criminal justice, about the parole process.

FOX26’s “The Isiah Factor” interviewed Dr. Gene Preuss, associate professor of history, about the remains of laborers found in Sugar Land.

Dr. Kevin Buckler, associate professor of criminal justice, was interviewed by Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” about parole violations.

Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, was interviewed on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters.”

UHD Professor Larry Karson, associate professor of criminal justice, was interviewed by the Houston Chronicle regarding the shooting of a prominent local doctor.

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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 45,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates of any four-year university in Houston and Texas and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.