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September
2021
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Higher Education Headlines: September 13

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Unable to Shadow Doctors During COVID, These Houston Siblings Found a New Way to Connect
UHD Senior Alexandro Gil featured in article.

Houston Chronicle
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Smith: Big 12 Nearly Passed on UH Again Until Fertitta Stepped In
Houston Chronicle
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Several Texas Colleges Make 2022 Ranking of Best Universities in the Nation
Houston Chronicle
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The Black Labrador Takes on New Life as a Space for Students, Alumni
Houston Chronicle
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Colleges Still Obsess Over National Rankings. For Proof, Look at Their Strategic Plans
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Value Colleges Releases Rankings of The Best Online Criminal Justice Programs in the U.S.
PR Newswire

More Than a Commuter School: UH-Downtown Gets Rebranding Under a New President
Houston Chronicle
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It’s Official: UH is Joining The Big 12
Houston Chronicle
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Nearly $10 Billion in Student Debt has Been Erased Under President Biden, But Calls are Growing for More
The New York Times
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As America Grows More Diverse, A State’s Colleges Follow Suit
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UTSA No Longer Using ‘Come and Take It’ Phrase at Football Games After Online Backlash
Houston Chronicle
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Blue Language Stains Texas A&M’s ‘Red, White and Blue’ Endeavor
Houston Chronicle
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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 54,000 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.