international

Abroad and online -- beyond Title IX’s reach?

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Ruling in high-profile sexual harassment case suggests that foreign students in online courses have no recourse under Title IX.

Some universities are reporting declines in international enrollments, ranging from modest to substantial

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Amid concerns about visas and the political environment, some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their enrollment numbers, but many report drops, some by as much as 30 to 50 percent for new students.

In U Miami announcement on Cuba, some see an outsized role for outside groups

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After meeting with hardline, anti-Castro leaders, University of Miami says it won't enter into institutional agreements with Cuba. But what do faculty members think?

$41.5M verdict for student who fell ill on school trip to China has implications for study abroad

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Could finding in favor of a high school student infected by a tick-borne disease on a school trip to China have a chilling effect on other study abroad programs?

Facing criticism, Cambridge University Press changes course and won't comply with Chinese government censorship request

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Facing intense criticism for caving to censors, Cambridge University Press restores access to more than 300 journal articles it had blocked in China -- but the problem for publishers isn’t going away. Chinese authorities also try to block articles from another journal.

Cambridge University Press blocks access to 300-plus articles on request of Chinese censors

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Cambridge press agrees to block access in China to more than 300 articles from a key journal for scholarship on the nation.

Purdue to play key role in Infosys U.S. hiring and training push

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University touts new deal to train for IT outsourcing firm’s U.S. hiring push, but faculty balk at lack of control over curriculum.

Qatar Foundation leader discusses Education City and the blockade's impact

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Interview with leader from Qatar about the small country’s Education City, which has six U.S. university partners, and how it is coping with a blockade by five Arab nations.

After jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars consider safety of research in Iran

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Following 10-year jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars discuss the uncertainties of doing research in Iran.

Surveys document declines in international student yield rates

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At undergraduate level, Southern institutions appear to be having a tougher time attracting students from outside the U.S. Nearly half of graduate deans see declines at the master’s level, and 31 percent at the Ph.D. level.

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