Higher Education Webinars


Surveying the Construction of Global Knowledge/Spaces for the ‘Knowledge Economy’

July 1, 2011 - 1:00pm
A cold summer ale on the Memorial Union Terrace (or 'the Terrace' as it is known) at UW-Madison is a genuinely glorious experience. I was down there the other evening with my family, observing students, faculty, visiting conference types, as well alumni and members of the public. The Terrace functions like a defacto community center, alongside all of the functions typically associated with student unions (including food services, the weak link in an otherwise splendid set-up).
June 28, 2011 - 9:30am
Dear colleagues,
April 20, 2011 - 10:15pm
Note: our thanks to the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) for the funds to create this map, and to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Cartography Lab for creating it.
April 10, 2011 - 5:00pm
GlobalHigherEd is still alive, I assure you! Unfortunately, our respective responsibilities, and some surprises, have been all consuming of late.
February 24, 2011 - 4:30am
It is not very common to see marches of tens of thousands of people in small cities like my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin (with a population of approximately 235,000 people).
February 10, 2011 - 4:00pm
Higher education institutions around the world are feeling increased pressure to deepen inter-institutional connections and accelerate human mobility.
January 24, 2011 - 9:15am
Editors' note: Anne Corbett's entry below was originally published in Open Democracy (19 January 2011). Our thanks to David Hayes for permission to repost it here.
January 3, 2011 - 8:45pm
Editors' note: we are very pleased to mark the start of 2011 with Karen Hanson's thought provoking response to Nigel Thrift's 'A question (about universities, gl
December 5, 2010 - 2:45pm
Editors' note: our sincere thanks to Stephen J. Toope, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of British Columbia, for his thought provoking contribution below.
November 27, 2010 - 3:45pm
Do our associations of universities have the adequate capabilities, including infrastructures, to support the well-spring of 'internationalization' that is emerging in member universities in virtually all countries? On some levels yes, but on other levels perhaps not.


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