International education

Trump administration proposes major overhaul to student visa rules

Trump administration proposes revamping visas so students would have to apply for an extension after fixed terms of no more than four years. Some students would have to reapply after two years, depending on their country of origin.

White House convenes meeting on international students


Emphasis of discussion was on those who may want to stay and work in the U.S. after graduation.

In protest of Trump entry ban, some scholars are boycotting U.S.-based conferences


Amid concerns over entry ban, calls to boycott academic conferences in the U.S. begin. International Studies Association, which will meet in Baltimore next month, is criticized for not condemning Trump's actions.

China and India producing larger share of global college graduates

A new report predicts that China and India will produce a larger share of worldwide college graduates than the U.S. and some EU countries combined by 2020.

Panel focuses on mental health needs of international students


Research suggests that international students are less likely than domestic students to seek mental health treatment -- or even be aware of the availability of services. Speakers at international education conference discuss the barriers and what advisers can do.

China's Ministry of Education approves termination of more than 200 Chinese-foreign cooperative programs

China's Ministry of Education approves the termination of more than 200 Chinese-foreign partnerships. An expert says it's a cumulative list of all terminations since 2006.

Panelists at international education conference discuss policy landscape for foreign students and scholars


Policy experts speak about the myriad regulatory and subregulatory changes that are in ways potentially big and small changing the landscape for international students and scholars in the U.S.

International education program axed in House appropriations bill

House appropriations bill eliminates funding for small but critical program supporting international research and travel by doctoral students.

Longstanding Arabic language program loses federal funding

Loss of federal funding for highly regarded program has one scholar asking, “What’s our strategy here?”

Why are some countries better at science and technology?

Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.


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