International higher education

Freshman Year Abroad

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An increasing number of colleges are offering long-term study abroad options starting in the first semester.

Mixed Picture on International Enrollment

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Survey finds increases in total numbers of international students at U.S. graduate schools, but rate of growth among new students is slowing.

More Foreign Students -- Everywhere

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Annual report finds first significant growth in U.S. enrollments of international students since 9/11, and upturn in study abroad fueled by short-term programs and study in nontraditional locales.

Study Abroad Gone Awry

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U. of Washington faculty-led program in Ghana is under investigation after students cited serious health and academic concerns.

Studying Human Trafficking

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Academics discuss ways to incorporate the subject into a range of college courses and disciplines.

Turmoil at a Mexican University

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Months after forcing out a host of professors and administrators, the rector of an institution with close ties to U.S. colleges himself departs.

Rose-Colored Glasses on China?

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One study finds Western universities rushing in without a plan. Another study questions institutes being created by Chinese government at universities worldwide.

Settlement in Singapore Over Failed University

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University of New South Wales agrees to reimburse government of island nation for millions it spent to help establish first foreign university -- which closed within five months of opening.

Fear Factor

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In wake of high-profile murders at Louisiana State, experts consider the impact on conceptions of U.S. campus safety among prospective international students.

Scholar's Visa Denial Upheld

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The case of Tariq Ramadan has become central to efforts by academic and civil liberties groups to challenge the denial of U.S. visas to foreign scholars. And on Thursday, a federal judge handed those groups a defeat by upholding the right of the government to deny a visa to Ramadan, a prominent Muslim scholar who has been unable to enter the United States to accept a position at the University of Notre Dame.

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