In a major development vis-à-vis international scientific collaboration, NASA has suspended the majority of its ties with the Russian federal space agency, Roscosmos, in light of what NASA described as “Russia's ongoing violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity,” CNN reported. Collaboration with Roscosmos will continue, however, in regards to the International Space Station. Since the retirement of NASA’s shuttle program in 2011, the U.S. has had to rely on Russian Soyuz vessels in order to send American astronauts to the station.
Inside Higher Ed reported earlier this week that many academic partnerships between the U.S. and Russia are continuing per usual despite growing tensions between the two governments over Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
- Campuses must create formal networks for female STEM professors (essay)
- Addressing the mismatch between colleges and the job market (essay)
- Amid Russia-U.S. tensions, educational exchanges continue
- Study Abroad Programs Evacuate from Ukraine
- In Russia, a crackdown on foreign funding and influence
- Russian Institute Fires Professor Who Criticized Annexation of Crimea
- Colleges start new programs
- Academic Minute: Memory and Aging in Brain Networks
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