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March 27, 2017
The American University of Beirut has agreed to pay $700,000 to settle a civil lawsuit alleging that it provided material support to three organizations that the U.S. government has linked to the militant group Hezbollah.
March 27, 2017
A federal judge in Virginia ruled in favor of President Trump’s travel ban in finding that the president’s past statements about banning the entry of Muslims do not disqualify him from exercising his broad powers on national security and immigration, The Washington Post reported.
March 24, 2017
Director of McGill Institute for the Study of Canada steps down after publishing column critical of Quebec, and many raise questions about academic freedom.
March 24, 2017
Memos from U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offer a first glimpse of what President Trump’s proposed “extreme vetting” of visa applicants will look like, Reuters and The New York Times reported Thursday.
March 23, 2017
The president of National Taiwan University, Yang Pan-chyr, said he will resign when his term ends in June following allegations of academic misconduct involving papers he co-wrote, the Taipei Times and Focus Taiwan reported.
March 21, 2017
Increasing numbers of Indian students are looking to study at Canadian business schools rather than in the U.S. and the U.K., The Financial Times reported. The article discusses the impact of the Trump presidency and Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on student choices and preferences.
March 21, 2017
More than 560 college and university presidents have signed a letter urging President Trump to keep in place protections for “Dreamers,” a term for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children -- many of whom are now college students.
March 20, 2017
A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.
March 13, 2017
Four in 10 colleges are seeing drops in applications from international students amid pervasive concerns that the political climate might keep them away.
March 10, 2017
Scholars in the U.S. oppose new law barring foreign supporters of boycotts from entering Israel, a measure defended by the country's education minister as necessary to keep out those who wish the state ill.

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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.
April 17, 2007
A killing spree leaves 33 dead, a shocked campus, and questions about security.
April 2, 2007
Some institutions accept N.Y. attorney general's settlement offer to change student loan practices and repay disputed funds.
March 9, 2007
A House of Representatives subcommittee lambasted college leaders Thursday for their perceived failure in stemming the illegal downloading of music and movies by students. Committee members, responding to complaints by the entertainment industry that campuses have been slow to restrict copyright infringement, pressed for answers and made vague threats about possible changes in intellectual property law that could result if higher education as a whole does not adopt a more aggressive approach.

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