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Higher Education Headlines: May 17

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Arizona State’s Success: Model or Mirage?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Advancing Equity, Accessibility, Affordability and Achievement
Inside Higher Ed
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Biden Nominates Former Education Dept. Official Known for Aggressive Title IX Enforcement
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Expert View: Why The Focus on Free Community College Misses The Mark
Houston Business Journal
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Georgia’s Public Universities Will Reinstate ACT/SAT Requirement
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Here’s How Much Money Your College Could Get from the Latest COVID Relief Package
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Why Doomsday Hasn’t Happened
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Texas Colleges and Universities Get $2 Billion in Federal Stimulus Money. Half Must Go Directly to Struggling Students.
The Texas Tribune
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The Cost of Doing Nothing
Inside Higher Ed
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U.S. Colleges Can Tap Into COVID-19 Relief Fund
Houston Chronicle
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Resuming In-person Learning at Texas Schools Last Fall Accelerated Spread of COVID-19, Study Says
The Texas Tribune
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Study Sheds Light on COVID ‘Supercarriers’ on Campus
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.