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Higher Education Headlines: December 7

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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The Five Biggest Lessons on How Coronavirus Spreads on Campus
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Latest College Scorecard is Out. Here’s What It Said About How Much Parents Borrow for Higher Ed.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Healthcare Professionals Campus Aims to Fill Houston’s Pandemic Demands
Houston Chronicle
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Texas Launches Artificial Intelligence Platform to Assist College-bound Students with Financial Aid
Houston Chronicle
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Opinion: UT Stayed Open Because Students Stepped Up In the Fight Against COVID-19
Houston Chronicle
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The Federal Government is Verifying Fewer FAFSA Filers. Here’s Why That Matters.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Colleges Grapple With Grim Economic Realities
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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International Enrollment Declines at Texas Colleges
Houston Chronicle
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The Number of International Students is Shrinking. Here’s How That’s Affecting the Economy.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Texas Enrollment and FASFA Applications Down as Education Leaders Worry Pandemic is Disrupting College Plans
The Texas Tribune
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University Employees Rely on Social Safety Net
Inside Higher Ed
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Student Loan Crisis Looms
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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 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.