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Apr 17, 2014
Noted Irish institution -- considered to have a strong reputation -- faces opposition over a rebranding idea.

Booklets

"Globalization in Higher Education" is a free compilation of articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about long-term trends in the recruitment of foreign students, study abroad, internationalization of the curriculum, online education and more. The articles aren't breaking news -- they contain analysis and context about long-term trends and some of the strategies colleges are embracing. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To view the webinar, please click here.

 

Blogs

The World View
April 20, 2014 - 8:23pm

OECD has just published results of its assessment of student proficiency in 45 countries and regions of problem-solving at age 15.

University of Venus
April 15, 2014 - 9:05pm

Tips for navigating online drama.

The World View
April 14, 2014 - 7:20pm

Several forms of cross-border or transnational engagement in the higher ed press recently have focused on alternatives to the highly scrutinized brick and mortar international branch campuses.

Archive

January 28, 2014
The study abroad provider Living Routes will close its doors after the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, citing health and safety concerns, suspends its affiliation agreement with the organization.
January 24, 2014
Government wants academe to work more closely with business. Many academics are dubious.
January 23, 2014
Ashley Dawson sees danger in the way presidents -- without consulting professors -- are taking a stand against the boycott of Israeli universities.
January 23, 2014
Turmoil in the Middle East demonstrates why American higher education should be expanding ties and exchanges with all countries in the region, writes Devorah Lieberman.
January 22, 2014
The University of the Arctic promotes research collaboration, joint educational programs and mobility across a region of increasing geopolitical importance. 
January 20, 2014
American U. of Afghanistan mourns a professor and a student affairs officer killed in a Taliban attack.
January 16, 2014
Boosting skills and access are the aims of a new Portuguese-medium platform.
January 14, 2014
The Middle East Studies Association isn't backing a boycott, and while it regularly raises concerns about academic freedom in Israel, it also draws attention to issues throughout the region and the United States.
January 13, 2014
MLA Delegate Assembly narrowly approves controversial measure criticizing Israeli decisions on travel of scholars to the country and the West Bank. Should the meeting have been chaired by someone who backs boycott of Israel?
January 10, 2014
At separate events at separate hotels, MLA panelists discuss the Israel boycott movement and academic freedom. Only those who attended both sessions heard divergent views.

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