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December 18, 2018
Nine Japanese medical schools have manipulated entrance exams to favor men over women or give preference to relatives of alumni, a report by the education ministry found, according to The Japan Times.
December 18, 2018
The University of Rhode Island is closing its Confucius Institute, the local news broadcaster WPRI 12 reported. Rhode Island is at least the sixth U.S.
December 17, 2018
State Department reverses long-standing policy against working with commissioned international recruiting agents, will welcome them at EducationUSA events.
December 14, 2018
A Russian national who pleaded guilty Thursday to acting as a foreign agent in the U.S. entered the country in 2016 on a student visa and completed a master’s degree at American University.
December 14, 2018
Australian university officials are urging caution regarding a proposal by the New South Wales government to offer incentives to encourage international students to study in regional areas of the state outside Sydney so as to relieve population pressures in the capital city, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.
December 13, 2018
A chemistry professor at Sweden’s Lund University intervened to rescue a doctoral student from an Islamic State warzone, The Local reported.
December 13, 2018
The head of a Japanese medical school apologized for giving preference in admissions decisions to children of alumni, The Japan Times reported.
December 12, 2018
The Britain-based publisher Taylor & Francis reversed itself on a decision to decline to publish an article in a mathematics journal due to sanctions on Iran, where one of the article’s authors is based.
December 12, 2018
The University of Michigan will close its Confucius Institute next year when the current agreement governing the institute expires.
December 11, 2018
A number of colleges and higher education groups have registered their opposition to a proposed rule by the Trump administration that would redefine how the government determines an immigrant or nonimmigrant visitor is likely to become a “public charge” and thus ineligible for a green card or other change of immigration status.

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May 8, 2018
Four-fifths of the money approved by Education Department to help students from Puerto Rico went to those on the mainland. And critics say new pot of money has application process that will disadvantage island universities.
February 8, 2018
Senate budget agreement lifts spending caps in ways that could enable significant gains in spending on research and student aid. But no solution is provided for undocumented students.
October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.
May 26, 2017
Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.
May 29, 2015
15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.
November 21, 2014
President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 
October 10, 2013
Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?
July 30, 2009
Middlebury burns biomass, UNC Chapel Hill (re)claims a new water supply, and Michigan State relies on environmental stewards.
February 15, 2008
Former graduate student opened fire in a lecture hall before turning the gun on himself.
May 23, 2007
Congress seems poised to expand tuition tax breaks for students, but will colleges be taxed more to pay for them?

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