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Higher Education Headlines: March 23

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Calls for Trump Administration to Release Migrants from Detention Increase Amid COVID-19 Pandemic—Texas Tribune 3/20/2020 

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Extends Tax Filing Deadline to July 15—The New York Times 3/20/2020
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Will the Coronavirus Bring the End of Globalization? Don’t Count on It—The Wall Street Journal 3/20/2020
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Opinion: Make All Courses Pass/Fail Now—The Chronicle of Higher Education 3/20/2020
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Fundraising During the Corona Outbreak: Answers to 5 Pressing Questions—The Chronicle of Philanthropy 3/19/2020https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Fundraising-During-the-Corona/248280?cid=cpfd_home[Subscription Required] 

Coronavirus-Era Food Supply: America Has a Lot. Moving It Is Tricky—The Wall Street Journal 3/19/2020
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How to Help Students Keep Learning Through a Disruption—The Chronicle of Higher Education 3/19/2020
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Stay Positive: Here are 23 Pieces of Good News Regarding COVID-19—Houston Chronicle 3/19/2020 
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Houston Barbecue Restaurant Owner Pens Letter Asking for Mayor's Help Amid Shuttered Businesses—Houston Business Journal 3/19/2020 https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2020/03/19/houston-barbecue-restaurant-owner-pens-letter.html[Subscription Required] 

Coronavirus Updates in Texas: Supreme Court Halts Evictions StatewideTexas Tribune 3/19/2020 

Amazon's 100,000-person Hiring Effort Will Bring Nearly 6,000 Jobs to Texas—Houston Business Journal 3/17/2020
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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.