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Higher Education Headlines: July 19

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Tomlinson: When It Comes to Value for Money, Texas Colleges Don’t Score Well
Houston Chronicle
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UT Hired Consultant for Up to $1.1 million to Revamp Battered Image of “Eyes of Texas” Song
The Texas Tribune
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University of Houston Research Awarded $2M From
Department of Energy for Chemical Feedstock Tech

Houston Business Journal
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Here’s a List of Colleges That Will Require Students or Employees to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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This College’s Tuition-Free Model Will Let Students Pay What They Can Post-Graduation
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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What’s Up With the Lambda Variant? Can Ivermection Help?
Texas A&M Virologist Answers COVID Questions

Houston Chronicle
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This College’s Tuition-free Model will Let Students Pay What They Can Post-graduation
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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MBA Programs From Stanford to Columbia and NYU Pass on Hybrid Learning
The Wall Street Journal
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U.S. Education Dept. Will Relax Aid-verification Rules in 2021-22
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Is Free Community College A Good Idea?
Inside Higher Ed
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Former HCC Instructor Sues College System for $15 Million in Sexual Harassment Case
Houston Chronicle
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The Culture War Has Come for Higher Ed
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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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.