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October 2, 2015
At the Generation Study Abroad summit, a shared goal is to increase -- and diversify -- the pool of American students going overseas.
October 1, 2015
Two new reports raise concerns about attempts “to silence advocacy for Palestinian rights” on campuses.
September 30, 2015
In a case that’s been closely watched for its academic freedom implications, the University of Hong Kong’s governing council voted 12 to 8 to reject the appointment of Johannes Chan Man-mun to a pro vice chancellor post, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday.
September 25, 2015
Four international students at North Seattle College were killed on Thursday in a collision between a charter bus and an amphibious "Ride the Ducks" tour vehicle that left dozens of others injured, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported.
September 25, 2015
Staffordshire University, in England, has apologized to a student who was questioned by a university official after he was seen reading a terrorism studies textbook in the library, The Guardian reported. Mohammed Umar Farooq, who was enrolled in the university’s terrorism, crime and global security master’s program, said he was asked his views on homosexuality, the Islamic State and Al Qaeda.
September 25, 2015
Multiple programs and scholarships seek to help refugees from Syria and elsewhere obtain higher education, but the need dwarfs the response.
September 21, 2015
Dartmouth College will no longer be need blind in admitting international students, starting with the next admitted class (the class of 2020). The college had previously been one of a small number of American institutions that didn’t consider financial need in admitting international students under a policy that was in place for the classes of 2012 through 2019.
September 17, 2015
A college leader accused of participating in a scheme to commit student visa fraud has been sentenced to a year in prison for submitting false documents to the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California announced. Jerry Wang, the chief executive officer of Herguan University, pleaded guilty to document fraud in April.
September 14, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped all charges against a Temple University professor and physics department chairman accused of sharing secret semiconductor-related technology with scientists in China after a key flaw emerged in the government’s evidence, The New York Times reported. Xi Xiaoxing, a naturalized U.S.
September 14, 2015
A large-scale foreign scholarship program funded by the Brazilian government will likely be scaled back as the country faces an economic crisis and a dramatic slide in the value of its currency, Times Higher Education reported.


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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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