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After jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars consider safety of research in Iran

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Following 10-year jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars discuss the uncertainties of doing research in Iran.

After Trump entry ban, Iranian students and scholars share their stories

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Iranian scholars and students in the U.S. reflect on Trump’s executive order -- temporarily suspended by federal court -- barring travel from their country.

Iranian student bound for Northeastern removed from U.S. despite court order

The student was bound for study at Northeastern University but was sent back after arriving in Boston. He's the latest in what experts say has been a troubling number of cases of Iranians being turned back despite having valid student visas.

New book looks at role international education has played in U.S.-Iran relations

Tens of thousands of Iranian students studied in the U.S. in the 1970s. New book tells how they helped unsettle the diplomatic relationship between Washington and Tehran in lead-up to Iranian Revolution.

An American student and researcher is among the prisoners released by Iran

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An American student enrolled in an intensive language program affiliated with the University of Tehran is among the prisoners released by Iran.

UMass Amherst reverses policy barring admission to Iranian students in certain fields

UMass, after consulting with State Department, reverses policy that would have prohibited Iranian students from enrolling in certain programs.

New report on repression of academics in Iran

New report from Amnesty International documents the increasing repression of Iranian scholars and students during the Ahmadinejad presidency.

A call for the renewal of Arab science

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Physics professor reflects on his personal history to suggest path forward for researchers in the Middle East.

Underground online institute serves Baha'i students in Iran

Underground and online, an institute reaches those unable to attend Iran's universities.

 

U. of Texas Grad Student on Trial in Iran

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Science groups say a researcher is unfairly facing accusations of espionage.

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