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Chicago faculty object to their campus's Confucius Institute

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A faculty petition at the University of Chicago calls for the institution to terminate its contract for a Chinese-government funded center of research and language teaching.

 

 

 

Survey shows increase in international applications to U.S. grad schools, but mix of applicants by country is shifting

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International applications to U.S. graduate schools increase, but the Council of Graduate Schools says the distribution of applicants by country is cause for concern.

Hillary Clinton outlines goals for higher education globally and in the U.S.

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Globally and in the U.S., Clinton calls for more focus on those who need postsecondary training but not necessarily a four-year degree. She endorses online education, but with some cautions.

Amid the branch campus building boom, some universities reject the model

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These universities aren't building international branch campuses, at least not now. Here's why.

A look at U. of Michigan's partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong U.

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Together, U. of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong U. run innovative joint institute.

At gathering of senior international educators, the integration of international students was a theme

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So you have X number of international students on your campus. So what?

 

A case in Costa Rica illustrates the complexities of responding to sexual assault in study abroad

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After a student is sexually assaulted during a semester in Costa Rica, the faculty members who assisted her lose their jobs, the study abroad provider shuts its doors, and the student says the wrong people have been punished. What happened?

Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses

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If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

Attack by Taliban kills 2 from American U. in Afghanistan

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American U. of Afghanistan mourns a professor and a student affairs officer killed in a Taliban attack.

MESA's Committee on Academic Freedom has rejected boycotts, while condemning abuses in Israel and beyond

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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.

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