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International educators consider the challenges in integrating students from abroad

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U.S. universities are recruiting increasing numbers of students from abroad, but many worry about the students' disconnection from campus life.

Florida International University attempts to infuse global learning across the curriculum

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Florida International University has embarked on an ambitious effort to internationalize the curriculum and assess students' global learning.

In the Netherlands, the growth of liberal arts colleges has influenced the higher ed sector as a whole

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The growth of liberal arts colleges in the Netherlands has helped pave the way for broader changes in the country’s higher education sector.

New Russian technical university has high aspirations

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Russia wants to build a top university, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, from scratch. “Skoltech” enjoys the patronage of politicians and mentorship from MIT, but some fear the “best” is being built at expense of the base.  

University of Nevada at Las Vegas to end relationship with its Singaporean partner

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UNLV is the latest Western university to end its branch campus in Singapore -- at least in its current form.

Conditional admission and pathway programs proliferate

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Eager to increase their international enrollments, colleges create more conditional admission and pathway options for students lacking in English language proficiency. The challenge: uphold minimum standards while expanding access.

Study finds increased risk of sexual assault on study abroad

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New preliminary research suggests that the risk of sexual assault for female undergraduates increases during study abroad.

Australian university's partnership with American academic health center graduates its first class

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U. of Queensland graduates its first class from its clinical school in Louisiana as medical education in general grows more international.

Foundation provides educational and leadership opportunities to women in Cambodia

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The Harpswell Foundation provides housing and leadership training to some of Cambodia’s top female college students.

At Southern Utah, concerns about the intensive English program come to light

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A former instructor at Southern Utah University's intensive English program raises concerns about the prevalence of plagiarism and low standards for students and instructors.

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