Foreign countries

Some Chinese students at UC San Diego condemn choice of Dalai Lama as commencement speaker

Some at UC San Diego object to their university's choice of commencement speaker.

Two students from Libya consider Trump's entry ban

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Two students from Libya consider the executive order banning entry to the U.S. for them and their compatriots.

Foreign-born professors account for U.S. Nobel haul

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All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey tells his story

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A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey and fired from his university for alleged links to coup-plotters tells his story. 

Annual Open Doors report finds increases in international students, study abroad participation

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Annual Open Doors report finds 10 percent increase in international students in the U.S. and 5 percent increase in the number of Americans studying abroad.

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.

Peking University's partner institutions in the West respond to controversial dismissal of Xia Yeliang

Wellesley and other American colleges that collaborate with Peking University respond to its controversial decision to fire Xia Yeliang allegedly for political reasons.

Laureate's growing global network of institutions

Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?

Foundation provides educational and leadership opportunities to women in Cambodia

The Harpswell Foundation provides housing and leadership training to some of Cambodia’s top female college students.

George Mason moves ahead with a South Korea campus

After withdrawing from the Gulf, George Mason plans to branch out once more -- participating in a South Korean university's effort to attract numerous foreign campuses.

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