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Higher Education Headlines: November 16

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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COVID Cancels Spring Break for Many Colleges
Houston Chronicle

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COVID-19 Caused International Enrollments to Plummet This Fall. They Were Already Dropping.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Applications Are Decreasing
Inside Higher Ed
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How Higher Ed Helped Flip Five States in the 2020 Election
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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As Texas Universities Prepare to Send Thousands of Students Home for the Holidays, Few are Requiring COVID-19 Safety Precautions
The Texas Tribune

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Undergraduate Picture Worsens as Pandemic Drags On
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Pandemic May Have Changed International Recruiting Forever
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Despite Rising COVID-19 Cases, Universities Including Texas Tech and Texas A&M are Planning In-person Fall Graduations
The Texas Tribune
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Beyoncé Teams Up with Peloton to Gift TSU Memberships
Houston Chronicle
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Colleges Have Shed a Tenth of Their Employees Since the Pandemic Began
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Texas A&M Football Game Postponed After Player, Staffer Test Positive for COVID-19
The Texas Tribune

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Joe Biden Won. Here’s What Higher Ed Can Expect.
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 61,000 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 awarded UHD 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.