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Jun 19, 2015
The University of Washington announces a new joint institute with China's Tsinghua University -- and $40 million in funding from Microsoft.

Booklets

"Globalization in Higher Education" is a free compilation of articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about long-term trends in the recruitment of foreign students, study abroad, internationalization of the curriculum, online education and more. The articles aren't breaking news -- they contain analysis and context about long-term trends and some of the strategies colleges are embracing. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To view the webinar, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

 

Blogs

University of Venus
June 30, 2015 - 9:04pm

Pushing ahead amid tragedies.

The World View
June 30, 2015 - 8:07pm

We are glossing over the more difficult quandaries of international forays much too readily

University of Venus
June 24, 2015 - 8:00pm

Trigger warnings and campus safety, in another part of the world.

Archive

February 20, 2014

A British MOOC on vampire fiction is first in the country to offer an option of paying for credit. There were no takers.

February 18, 2014

At gathering of senior international educators, presenters discuss programs in which students double-major in STEM fields and a foreign language.

February 18, 2014

Report notes unpredictability of the higher education landscape in the South Asian country, but cites significant opportunity for universities that take a "long view" in expanding there.

February 14, 2014

British universities make different choices about their operations in Shanghai.

February 13, 2014

After a student is sexually assaulted during a semester in Costa Rica, the faculty members who assisted her lose their jobs, the study abroad provider shuts its doors, and the student says the wrong people have been punished. What happened?

February 6, 2014

Would Scotland's universities be helped or hurt if it leaves the United Kingdom?

February 5, 2014

The number of non-full-time academics on Australian campuses rises by 17 percent, a figure officials attribute to universities' need for flexibility and financial constraints.

January 31, 2014

If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

January 30, 2014

In global survey of early career researchers, those in Europe are least confident of finding a permanent research or teaching position.

January 28, 2014

The study abroad provider Living Routes will close its doors after the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, citing health and safety concerns, suspends its affiliation agreement with the organization.

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