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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: May 10

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

Get your daily dose of higher ed headlines.

Editorial: Rice University’s Growth Provides It A Chance to Spur Broader Prosperity
Houston Chronicle
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Editorial: New TSU Library Is A Beacon for School and Third Ward Community
Houston Chronicle
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This Research Project Aimed to Vaccinate 12,000 Students. It’s Found Just 1,000.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A Historic Decline in U.S. Births Signals More Enrollment Troubles
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Key to Safe and Sustained College Reopenings
Inside Higher Ed
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Rowan University Offers Students $1,000 to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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At Some Colleges, Remote Work Could Be Here to Stay
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Promoting Financial Transparency for Students
Inside Higher Ed
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UT-Austin Tour Guides on Strike Over ‘Eyes of Texas’
Inside Higher Ed
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Longtime UH leaders Gift Will Create Chair, Scholarships for College of Medicine
Houston Business Journal
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Tensions Boil at UT-Austin Over “The Eyes of Texas” As Man With Gun Crashes Virtual Event
Houston Chronicle
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How Students Are Furthering Academe’s Corporatization
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Faculty Report Threats and Hate Mail After Appearing in Campus Reform Articles
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Moving From Triage to Transformation in Uncertain Times
Inside Higher Ed
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Free College Lures Thousands in Michigan
Inside Higher Ed
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New Head of Student Aid Programs Signals Focus on Loan Foregiveness and For-profit Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Texas Southern’s Flight Program Prepares Future Pilots for A Changing Industry
Houston Chronicle
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Rice University to Demolish, Rebuild Science and Engineering Building
Houston Business Journal
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Making The Most of $40 Billion
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).

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.