International higher education

Growing and Adjusting Abroad

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Research explores impact of short-term study abroad, and factors that put foreign students at risk of cultural adjustment problems.

Pacem in Terris

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At La Roche, an idealistic program to reach students from countries in conflict was too ambitious to sustain, and yet it transformed the institution.

Not-So-Secret Agents

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When it comes to international students, the still-controversial practice of paying commissions to recruiters gains greater acceptance, and visibility.

States as Study Destinations

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Hawaii is sunny and serious. Iowa has four seasons and is more diverse than you think. Recruiting messages for international students reflect states, not institutions.

'At Home in the World'

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WASHINGTON – Leaders of international and multicultural education offices may not always talk much, but here at the At Home in the World: Educating for Global Connections and Local Commitments Summer Institute, there’s plenty of discussion of potential “synergies” -- and “creative tensions,” too.

A Global Agenda

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Attendees at Unesco World Conference on Higher Education, the second such gathering, will discuss "new dynamics" and persistent challenges -- including expanding access and combating degree mills.

Iraqi Scholarship Program Gets Started

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It's a late start, but government officials prepare to send a pilot group of 500 to 700 students abroad starting this fall.

Public Good, Private Money

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World Conference on Higher Education concludes, with government officials from Brazil and India taking up issues of access and branch campuses, respectively.

Australians Open U.S. Med School

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In transnational program, American students will begin medical school in Brisbane, and end it at the U. of Queensland's new clinical school in New Orleans.

Scholar's Visa Denial Suit Revived

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A federal appeals court has revived the challenge by scholarly and civil liberties groups to the U.S. government's denial of a visa to Tariq Ramadan, an internationally acclaimed scholar, to accept a faculty position at the University of Notre Dame.

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