In impoverished part of Rio, struggles to get a branch campus that the government pledged to build there.
International Higher Education
Number of enrolled international students rises 10 percent, and government officials say policy changes position the country well against competitors in Europe and North America.
Government wants them classified as students, but they see many benefits to being considered employees.
Multiple governmental initiatives seek to increase academic mobility and scientific collaboration with the U.S.
At international education conference, panelists discuss how to develop more meaningful international collaborations.
European university leaders are worried about the potential higher education-related impacts of two trade agreements involving the U.S. that are under negotiation.
Flogging and jailing of liberal blogger in Saudi Arabia renews debate on whether Western universities and scholars should be helping to build higher education in the country.
Rather than build a branch campus abroad, UC Berkeley hopes to bring foreign universities to California to participate in a proposed global educational hub.
British professors urged to tell their graduate students that they can't assume a Ph.D. will translate into a "job for life."
Let's rethink the language we use to describe students and faculty members who aren't from the United States, Shari Motro writes.
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