International higher education

Calling on Consulates, Just $2.50 a Minute

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While U.S. says it worries about attracting foreign students, it angers many by charging those who call seeking information and interviews.

Paying for Exclusivity

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One university's unconventional approach to outsourcing international student recruitment and services -- involving multi-million dollar payment from a corporate provider -- raises questions.

Reflections on 35 Years in International Education

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Outgoing director of Arcadia's Center for Education Abroad talks about the growth of third-party providers, oversight and, yes, subpoenas.

Science Knows No Borders. But Funders Do.

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House panel tackles obstacles to scholarly collaboration in light of important role research can play in international relations -- and AAAS announces new center devoted to science diplomacy.

On Accountability, Consider Bologna

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If you want to understand what the a-word really means, a new report suggests, look to what's happening in Europe.

A Bookended Approach to Attracting Chinese Students

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1+2+1 dual degrees, in which students start and finish at a Chinese university with two years at an American college in between, are becoming more popular.

Getting Out of Georgia

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For small groups of American students and scholars in a country hit by war, evacuation replaces research and study.

International Admits and Applicants Up, But Not As Much

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Survey spotlights increased competition for U.S. graduate schools, which are increasingly creating degree programs with institutions abroad.

In Canada, a Bid to Retain Top Talent From Abroad

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Changes in immigration policies seek to attract and retain more foreign students, who are increasingly a hot commodity the world over.

Calculating Credits for Short-Term Study Abroad

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Shorter programs have grown in recent years, but there's a lack in consistency across home institutions as to their worth -- in the currency of credits, at least.

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