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2020
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Higher Education Headlines: November 16

Summary

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 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.