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21 avril 2018

Closing a Confucius Institute, at Congressmen's Request

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. After two congressmen write to Texas A&M raising concerns that the Chinese-government backed Confucius Institutes are platforms for political propaganda and espionage, Texas A&M says it will close them. More...

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An Ivy Degree, With an Irish Twist

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Columbia and Trinity College start dual B.A. program modeled on an existing Columbia collaboration with France's Sciences Po. More...

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20 avril 2018

Universities discuss cooperation to boost science

A delegation from the University of Dubai recently visited the People’s Republic of China to discuss scientific and academic cooperation with Peking and Ningxia universities and the Confucius Institute, write Esraa Ismail and Rasha Abubaker for Emirates News Agency. More...

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University think tank to close as Seoul pulls funding

The US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies – the only think tank in Washington DC devoted to Korean Peninsula issues – will close next month after a dispute over funding and academic independence with the government in Seoul, writes Anna Fifield for The Washington Post. More...

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How to train young people for the labour market

By Reuben Kyama. Most higher education stakeholders agree that Africa’s large and growing youthful population generates a demographic dividend that needs to be tapped but how to do so within the current framework of university education remains a little less clear. More...

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Chinese partnership to boost HE infrastructure

By Kudzai Mashininga. Zimbabwe and China have developed a framework that will pave the way for skills and infrastructure development at Zimbabwean universities and in other sectors as the African government pushes to create university towns. More...

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New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments

HomeBy Doug Lederman. “New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here. More...

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15 avril 2018

Corse: réception officielle du Consul Général des Etats-Unis

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.Gilles Simeoni, Président du Conseil Exécutif de Corse et Marie-Antoinette Maupertuis, Conseillère Exécutive chargée des Affaires européennes et internationales ont accueilli tour à tour Simon Hankinson, Consul Général des Etats-Unis, lors d'une visite officielle en Corse dans le cadre de ses nouvelles prises de fonctions au Consulat de Marseille. Plus...

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La Réunion: étudier au Québec, un passeport réussite pour les jeunes

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.La Région Réunion place la mobilité parmi ses priorités: elle constitue pour les jeunes Réunionnais une voie de poursuite d'études qui correspond à leur projet personnel de formation et d'insertion professionnelle. Plus...

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14 avril 2018

Danger to Planet Stressed as Fiji Presides over COP23

66b94efa-f77d-49f2-9030-193b6047b0b1Not only are the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 set to be the three hottest years ever recorded, but they have been punctuated by extreme weather events

“The sea is swallowing villages, eating away at shorelines, withering crops. Relocation of people... Cries over lost loved ones, dying of hunger and thirst.  It's catastrophic. It’s sad…but it's real. My home, my school, my source of food, water, and money was totally destroyed. My life was in chaos.” [1]

At the beginning of November 2017, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) highlighted the danger: the pledges to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions made so far by states worldwide will result in a temperature rise of at least 3°C by 2100. More...

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