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October 10, 2018
A second instructor at the University of Michigan declines to write a letter for a student to study in Israel, citing support for the boycott, and a first professor who refused to write a letter is disciplined. Meanwhile, Israel has detained and ordered the deportation of a U.S. student for her support for the boycott movement.
October 8, 2018
As part of a hard-line speech on China Thursday, Vice President Pence said that China seeks to exert pressure on scholars, students and universities abroad to toe the Chinese Communist Party line.
October 5, 2018
An American student is expected to be deported from Israel for backing the boycott movement against the nation, Haaretz reported Thursday.
October 3, 2018
Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship demands.
October 3, 2018
White House aide Stephen Miller urged President Trump to end all student visas for Chinese nationals before the proposal was abandoned over concerns about the economic and diplomatic impact, the Financial Times reported, citing four people familiar with the deliberations.
October 2, 2018
The University of Brighton, in Britain, has sought to clarify that it is not promoting prostitution after a support organization for sex workers was given a booth at a fair for new students, the BBC reported.
September 27, 2018
Middle East studies scholars are criticizing a decision by George Washington University to cooperate with The New York Times to create a public online archive of the “ISIS files,” internal Islamic State documents that were removed from Iraq by the newspaper and became the subject of the investigative article "The ISIS Files." The Middle East Studies Associ
September 24, 2018
British academic said she had to leave the country after Johns Hopkins declined to submit an application to renew her H-1B visa due to perceived likelihood of denial.
September 20, 2018
A new study looks at the motivations of international students studying in China. According to the study, published in the Journal of Studies in International Education, the number of international students in China has grown more than tenfold since 1995, from 36,855 to 442,773. More than half (57.9 percent) of international students in China come from other countries in Asia.
September 19, 2018
University of Michigan professor refuses to write on behalf of student hoping to study in Israel. Are such letters a professional responsibility or subject to faculty members' political views?


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