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Professor suspended for saying Chinese word that sounds like an English slur

Professor suspended for saying a Chinese word that sounds like a racial slur in English.

Prosecution in China of student for tweets he posted while studying in U.S. raises free speech concerns

The arrest and sentencing of a Chinese student at the University of Minnesota for tweets he posted while studying in the U.S. raise concerns about restrictions on Chinese students' speech.

Colleges restrict university travel to China in response to coronavirus

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Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, colleges are suspending travel to China, a popular destination for faculty and students and a country where many colleges have deep connections.

Colleges see declines in Chinese student enrollments

After an unprecedented boom in Chinese undergraduate enrollments, universities see declines.

Kansas professor indicted for allegedly failing to disclose appointment at Chinese university

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Kansas professor faces federal fraud charges for allegedly failing to disclose a full-time appointment at a Chinese university held while receiving government research grants. The indictment comes amid rising tension over Chinese scholars and security.

State Department's top education official says Chinese students are welcome, but…

A State Department official says Chinese students are welcome. She also speaks of Chinese propaganda and influence activities on U.S. campuses, and of academic espionage.

Chinese officials warn students of visa problems if they come to U.S.

China's Ministry of Education warns students of the risk of visa problems if they come to the U.S.

Researchers want less restrictive policies on accepting money from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, but that appears unlikely

Researchers want less restrictive policies on accepting money from the Chinese telecom giant -- but that appears unlikely, given recent federal policy moves and legal action against the company. Professors also question why they aren't involved in making decisions on bans.

Federal granting agencies and lawmakers step up scrutiny of foreign research collaborations

Over past 18 months, the White House, federal agencies and Congress have all signaled concerns about theft of sensitive academic research by foreign competitors. Here's what's been happening.

Chinese companies seek to buy American campuses

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When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last several years, Chinese buyers have purchased a number of campuses in the U.S.

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