26 avril 2017

Marching for Science Internationally

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Events advocating for science and research are scheduled around the world Saturday. More...

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New Scrutiny for Confucius Institutes

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. National Association of Scholars calls on universities to close their Confucius Institutes. Defenders say there's nothing sinister about the Chinese-backed centers. More...

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UNESCO Paper on Gaps in Global Completion Rates

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. While higher education participation rates are growing worldwide, and while women are closing the participation gap, students from low-income families and from ethnic minority and indigenous groups continue to lag behind, according to a new policy paper from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. More...

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Trump Directs Review of H-1B Visas

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The H-1B visa program is important to colleges both because many international students look to it as a route to permanent residency in the U.S. and because universities use H-1Bs to hire postdoctoral researchers and others from abroad. More...

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British Student Killed in Jerusalem Stabbing

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A British exchange student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem was killed in a stabbing attack on a tram in Jerusalem Friday, the BBC reported. A 57-year-old Palestinian man who police said had recently been released from a psychiatric hospital was detained at the scene of the attack. More...

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California Dreamers -- and Their Nightmares

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. For many undocumented immigrant students at California State University, Fullerton, it's been a tough semester. More...

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The Evolving Visa and Border Regime

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Since Trump came into office, questions have swirled around U.S. visa and border policy. What’s changed so far, what hasn’t, and what does it all mean for higher education. Read more...

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New Developments for Central European University

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The European Commission will investigate whether amendments to higher education law in Hungary that Central European University says would force it out of the country conflict with European Union rules, the Associated Press reported. The announcement of the investigation came on the same day that Hungary's education minister, László Palkovics, floated a possible compromise and suggested that CEU could continue to offer American degrees through its Hungarian sister school. Read more...

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Students With Sugar Daddies

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The cheerleading team at Coastal Carolina University was suspended because some members allegedly set up an escort service through Seeking Arrangement, drawing attention to the online operation. Read more...

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Aftermath of a Professor's Suicide

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A death this week leads to renewed discussions about academics and mental health. Read more...

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