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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) 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.