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March 19, 2018
New State Department rating system provides more nuance to colleges in deciding where they will and won't let students travel. Russia may lose students, but Israel and Mexico may see gains.
March 16, 2018
Amid reports of screening of visiting scholars, university apologizes for “oversight.”
March 16, 2018
News reports that the Trump administration is considering restrictions on visas for Chinese citizens raise concerns about potentially “devastating” impact on American colleges and U.S. competitiveness.
March 15, 2018
Continuing his campaign against Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes on U.S. campuses, Senator Marco Rubio has proposed adding provisions to a forthcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that would make colleges’ eligibility for some federal funding conditional upon the closure of their institutes.
March 15, 2018
The Trump administration is considering restricting visas for Chinese citizens and tightening controls on the export of particular technologies with military and civilian uses as part of a push by President Trump to impose a package of tariffs and investment restrictions against China, Politico reported.
March 14, 2018
Cornell University plans to collaborate with a property development company in Vietnam to establish a new private university in Hanoi. Cornell announced Tuesday that it “is involved in a multiyear consulting services contract that includes advising on the development of infrastructure, campus reviews, curriculum and faculty hiring” for what will be known as VinUniversity.
March 13, 2018
Central European University, which faces an uncertain future in its home country of Hungary, announced Monday that it is in talks to establish a satellite campus in Vienna. The university’s president and rector, Michael Ignatieff, said the university remains committed to resolving a standoff with the Hungarian government to allow it to continue to operate in Hungary.
March 8, 2018
An investigation by Foreign Policy examines the links between the Chinese Embassy and consulates and campus chapters of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, which have long hosted cultural and social events and provided support for Chinese students at U.S. universities.
March 7, 2018
A federal district judge in Maryland on Monday upheld the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offers temporary protection against deportation and provides the right to work to hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children, known as Dreamers.
March 5, 2018
Injunctions mean DACA will largely remain in place beyond today's deadline, but colleges will be called upon to help students who face possible lapses in work authorizations and continuing stress and uncertainty about their prospects in U.S.


February 8, 2018
Senate budget agreement lifts spending caps in ways that could enable significant gains in spending on research and student aid. But no solution is provided for undocumented students.
October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.
May 26, 2017
Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.
May 29, 2015
15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.
November 21, 2014
President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 
October 10, 2013
Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?
July 30, 2009
Middlebury burns biomass, UNC Chapel Hill (re)claims a new water supply, and Michigan State relies on environmental stewards.
February 15, 2008
Former graduate student opened fire in a lecture hall before turning the gun on himself.
May 23, 2007
Congress seems poised to expand tuition tax breaks for students, but will colleges be taxed more to pay for them?
April 20, 2007
In wake of Virginia Tech shootings, colleges respond to wave of copycat bomb scares with extra attention.


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