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UHD In The News: Week of Sept. 20

By Mike Emery

Members of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) community were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.

Dr. David Branham, associate professor of political science, was featured on Houston Matters “Political Round-Up.”

The Houston Chronicle interviewed Dr. Larry Karson, associate professor of criminal justice, for an article on a teen shooting by a Galveston police officer.

FOX26’s “Isiah Factor” featured Dr. David Branham in a segment on the retirement of Justice Kennedy.

Dr. Peter Li, associate professor of political science, authored an article for Nelive about the Chinese dog meat trade.

Dr. Kristin Anderson, professor of political science, was interviewed on FOX26’s “Isiah Factor Uncensored.”

Dr. Rebecca Pfeffer, assistant professor of political science, was interviewed about human trafficking on Houston Matters.

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 43 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.