Informations internationales hors Europe
14 juillet 2017

Princeton Professor Dies While Teaching in India

HomeBy Nick Roll. A Princeton University professor died after a fall last week while leading a course abroad in India. 
Isabella Clark-Decès (right) was leading a seminar for the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies, titled At Home (and Abroad) in the Indian Himalayas, according to the university. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:59 - - Permalien [#]


13 juillet 2017

Enseignants de français: entente entre les universités françaises et canadiennes

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "lapresse.ca"Un accord a été conclu mardi à Ottawa entre les universités françaises et canadiennes pour augmenter le nombre d'enseignants de français au Canada tout en facilitant à plus d'étudiants canadiens d'aller poursuivre leur formation en France.
Les responsables universitaires ont convenu de «faciliter et d'encourager la venue au Canada d'étudiants ou diplômés français issus de programmes d'enseignement de français langue étrangère», selon les trois signataires, la Conférence des présidents d'université (CPU), l'Association des collèges et universités de la francophonie canadienne (ACUFC) et Universités Canada. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:15 - - Permalien [#]

Droit : L’université Assas lance une formation au Maroc

Une Convention de partenariat a été signée, mardi à Rabat, entre l’Université internationale de Rabat (UIR) et l’Université Paris II Panthéon Assas, portant sur le lancement d’un double diplôme de niveau Exécutive Master en droit international économique en Afrique. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:01 - - Permalien [#]

Hungary’s Higher Ed Law Ensnares U.S. College

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Maryland liberal arts college held negotiations last week with members of Governor Larry Hogan’s cabinet and Hungarian diplomats to hammer out an agreement to keep its campus in Budapest open, The Baltimore Sun reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:14 - - Permalien [#]

Britain, Canada, France Seek Foreign Researchers

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The British government this week announced a 100-million-pound fund (about $129 million) to attract international researchers to the United Kingdom. The Ernest Rutherford Fund will provide fellowships for early-career and senior researchers, according to the government’s announcement. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:12 - - Permalien [#]


Iranian Cancer Researcher Denied Entry to U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An Iranian cancer researcher coming to Boston Children's Hospital as a visiting scholar on a J-1 visa was detained at Boston Logan International Airport with his wife and three children and was expected to be sent back to Iran Tuesday, The Boston Globe reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:04 - - Permalien [#]

Student Released From North Korea Dies

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A University of Virginia student who was released from North Korea in a coma last week after being detained for 17 months died Monday at age 22, The New York Times reported. Otto Warmbier, who was detained at the end of a five-day tour to North Korea in January 2016 and convicted two months later by the country’s authoritarian government for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster, is believed to have been in a coma for more than a year. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:00 - - Permalien [#]

Chinese Paper Blasts UCSD for Dalai Lama Invitation

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein called for an apology and a retraction after a state-run Chinese publication, the Global Times, published an article condemning the University of California, San Diego, and its chancellor for inviting the Dalai Lama to speak at its recent commencement. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:46 - - Permalien [#]

12 juillet 2017

Scottish University Gains Approval in New York

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Scottish university has gained approval to offer degrees in the state of New York, the BBC reported. Glasgow Caledonian University opened a campus in New York City in September 2013 but has not been able to award degrees. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:03 - - Permalien [#]

North Korea Releases U.S. Student, Reportedly in Coma

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The U.S. Department of State announced Tuesday it had secured the release of a former University of Virginia student, Otto Warmbier, who has been held in North Korea since early 2016. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:01 - - Permalien [#]