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Higher Education Headlines: October 18

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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University of Houston Powers Up AI Research Thanks to $50 million Grant
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Maryland’s 2+2 Transfer Scholarship: A Preliminary Analysis
Inside Higher Ed
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The Educational Equivalent of Energy Star
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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How Baylor Steered Lower-income Parents to Debt They Couldn’t Afford
The Wall Street Journal
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Asks Gov. Greg Abbott to Add Higher Education Construction Projects to Third Special Session
The Texas Tribune
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Enrollment, Diversity Increases at Some Texas Colleges
Houston Chronicle
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Expert View: Targeting The “Structural Mismatch” Between Universities and Modern Students
Houston Business Journal
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Review: The Way We Classify Colleges is All Wrong
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Education and Justice Departments Warn of COVID’s “Profound” Toll on Student Mental Health
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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At Stephen F. Austin University, A Quiet Pay Pump for the President Sparks Outrage and Questions Over the Budget and Furloughs.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Georgia’s University System Takes on Tenure
The New York Times
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Opinion: Bret Stephens: What does a university owe democracy?
Houston Chronicle
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How did these pandemic predictions turn out?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Numbers Are In: Online Education Isn’t Going Anywhere
Houston Business Journal
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What Strategic Plans Reveal About Higher Ed Marketing
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).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.