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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 54,000 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.