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Potential of the 'Arab Spring'

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At gathering of European university leaders, speakers urge them (and American counterparts) to promote reforms in Middle Eastern higher education.

'Positive Discrimination' at Sciences Po

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Poor and ethnic-minority students selected through what is called "positive discrimination" are thriving at an elite French university, according to a report by one of its academics.

L’Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris – better known as Sciences Po – was criticized when it announced it would drop entrance examinations for 10 percent of its intake in 2001 to recruit more poor students. Schools in deprived areas put forward their most promising pupils for admission via interview, with those chosen eligible for financial aid to cover fees.

Point of No Return to Bologna

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With deadline approaching for unifying higher ed system, European universities pick up pace on aligning degrees.

Removing the Language Barrier

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As European higher education internationalizes, master's programs taught in English proliferate.

American (Mathematicians) in Paris

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Brown University program is unusual in its ambition for graduate education.

The French Academic Diaspora

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Are too many of France's most talented academics settling in the United States?

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