U.S. Campuses Abroad

Fallout in the Middle East

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Colleges in Lebanon and Israel -- with many American students enrolled for the summer -- deal with return of violence to the region.

Endangered Progress

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President of American University of Beirut has overseen remarkable recovery over the last decade -- and now fears a tragic reversal.

A Divorce in Singapore

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Johns Hopkins program, seen as pathbreaker for global graduate education, to close -- amid acrimony from former partners.

Cuban Collaboration

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After period of uncertainty, scholars in Boston and Havana celebrate release of their co-authored book.

No Risk, No Reward

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For-profit educators and investors discuss an enticing, but potentially dicey, new international market.

Another Move From Public to Private

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Laureate Education, a big player abroad, becomes latest higher ed company planning to abandon Wall Street.

Christian College Grows Roots Abroad

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Russian-American Christian University shows both the promise and challenge of foreign expansion.

Outposts of American Academe in Middle East

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In podcast interview, presidents of 4 universities share views on evolving role of their institutions and education in their region.

House Panel Studies Abroad

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Congress asks university officials for pros and cons of the "globalization of American universities," and its effects on U.S. competitiveness.

'A Mini-NYU'

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The typical model for establishing branch campuses abroad is to offer specialized programs or schools. In Qatar, for instance, Carnegie Mellon University offers business administration and computer science, Cornell a medical school and Georgetown a School of Foreign Service. Also in Qatar, Texas A&M offers engineering, and Virginia Commonwealth art and design.

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