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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: April 12

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Texas, Utah Bar Public Colleges From Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Community Colleges Face A Long Road To Recovery
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Era of Artificial Scarcity
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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M. Katherine Banks, Texas A&M Incoming President, Said She’s Planning For A Campus in “Normal Mode” This Fall
The Texas Tribune
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Using Innovative Technologies Improve Transfer Student Success
Inside Higher Ed
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Biden Is Taking A Fresh Look At Title IX. Here’s What To Expect.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Here’s A List of Colleges That Will Require Students To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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HSI’s On The Rise
Inside Higher Ed

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AACU Survey Finds Employers Want Candidates With Liberal Arts Skills But Question Preparedness
Inside Higher Ed

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Why Students Aren’t Filling Out The FAFSA
Inside Higher Ed

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UH Gets $4.5 Million Gift for Engineering, Scholarships, Equity And Social justice
Houston Business Journal
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How One University Is Preparing For A Vaccine Blitz
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Biden Has Promised To Crack Down On Troubled For-Profit Colleges. Some Are Already In Peril.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want To Pursue It
The New York Times
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What Should Higher Ed Learn From World War II?
Inside Higher Ed
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A Great Admissions Year, For Some
Inside Higher Ed
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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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 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 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.