U.S. Campuses Abroad

Policing Plagiarism Abroad

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It’s not uncommon for colleges to discontinue academic programs overseas for financial reasons. But Centenary College, in New Jersey, is shutting down an M.B.A. program in Asia to contain a plagiarism epidemic. About 400 students are currently enrolled in the program at locations in Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan.

Transition in Egypt

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Incoming and (in podcast) departing presidents of American University in Cairo discuss role of key institution in a volatile region.

Getting Out of Egypt

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American colleges scramble to evacuate students.

Evolving Higher Ed Hubs

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What will the next generation of university centers look like? Experts discuss how Qatar and the United Arab Emirates illustrate the choices before many countries.

Another Middle East Effort Challenged

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Vanderbilt students seek to keep the university from setting up an education school in Abu Dhabi -- even before administrators announce their plans.

Second Thoughts on China

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16 months after Duke faculty approved a campus, costs are rising and professors are voicing concerns about the endeavor.

If You Build It, They Might Not Come

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A report for Duke raises questions about the demand among Chinese students for Western branch campuses.

Habitats for Academic Freedom

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In weighing a proposed outpost in Singapore, Yale considers the parameters of inquiry and speech in a more authoritarian society.

Throwing in the Towel

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UCLA scientist gives up his research involving animals in the face of activists' pressure on him and his family.

Gulf Withdrawal

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Three years after establishing branch campus in United Arab Emirates, George Mason is closing its operations there -- highlighting the difficulties of such ventures.

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