21 novembre 2017

Crisis to opportunity: Rehumanising internationalisation

By Jenny J Lee. A warning bell went off this past week when the Institute of International Education Open Doors reported a 3% decrease in new international students at American universities and colleges during 2016-17. While seemingly insignificant, this was the first drop since the IIE Open Doors has reported new enrolments over the past 12 years. More...

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12 novembre 2017

Economic research on international capital flows: where do we stand 10 years after the Global Financial Crisis started?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Financial globalisation has given international capital flows a central role in the functioning of the global economy, leading to considerable economic research over the past 30 years. Making the most of these capital flows has always been a challenge, as they can bring both good and bad. More...

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07 novembre 2017

Accommodation crisis forces students to sleep in tents

By Michael Gardner. Many first-year students are having to sleep in cars, tents or party halls due to continuing accommodation shortages this winter semester, and the German National Association for Student Affairs – Deutsches Studentenwerk or DSW – is calling for more affordable accommodation and more government money to maintain cheap rent levels in its new student hostels. More...

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29 octobre 2017

New HEPI paper warns of crisis in UK creative arts education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The UK’s pipeline of creative talent is fracturing because Art, Media and Design are being downgraded in schools, according to a new report – A crisis in the creative arts in the UK? – from the Higher Education Policy Institute by Professor John Last, Vice-Chancellor of Norwich University of the Arts (NUA). More...

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26 octobre 2017

Collegiate recovery movement gains strength in midst of addiction crisis

University Business LogoAs the nation looks for solutions to the complex addiction crisis underlying its staggering overdose epidemic, one idea gaining strength is to confront the culture of widespread substance use on university campuses with something called "collegiate recovery programs" (CRPs). More...

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24 octobre 2017

What You Can Learn From the Social Media Crisis That Wasn't

What You Can Learn From the Social Media Crisis That Wasn't
Ken Wheaton, Advertising Age, 2016/12/06
When I was the editor of a student newspaper so many years ago I was amazed how sensitive people were to every word we wrote. I knew our influence was far less than people thought. More...

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22 octobre 2017

How can universities help solve the creative arts crisis?

The Guardian homeThe creative arts have come under fire for poor graduate outcomes. But universities need to defend the important skills they provide. More...

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Aung San Suu Kyi award suspended by UK union over Myanmar crisis

The Guardian homeUnison one of a number of institutions in Britain to withdraw honours in response to humanitarian crisis. More...

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Oxford college drops Aung San Suu Kyi from common room's name

The Guardian homeDecision by students at St Hugh’s, where the leader of Myanmar also studied, is over her response to the Rohingya crisis. More...

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18 octobre 2017

How better training can help fix the research reproducibility crisis

It’s a common story. A bright young graduate student starts her research program with high ambitions. Six months later she is staring at hundreds of genomes, thousands of pages of digital text, or hundreds of thousands of environmental measurements and wondering how to even begin to analyze them. More...

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