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January 5, 2015
Stockholm University is the latest university to announce that it will close its Confucius Institute, one of hundreds of Chinese government-funded centers for Chinese language and cultural education that have been established at universities around the globe.
December 18, 2014
Obama's announcement on resumption of diplomatic relations also broadens the kinds of educational travel that may now be possible.
December 11, 2014
The veterinary school accreditor comes under fire as it prepares to face its federal oversight committee. Issues include a perceived weakening in standards and opposition to the accreditation of foreign institutions.
December 8, 2014
At American Anthropological Association’s meeting, members reject resolution opposing the academic boycott of Israel and approve a measure condemning police brutality.
December 5, 2014
At the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting, momentum builds in favor of a boycott of Israeli universities.
December 2, 2014
A recent report from China’s Ministry of Education describes the increasingly fierce job market faced by students returning from overseas, Shanghai Daily reported.
December 1, 2014
As international student enrollments have skyrocketed, U.S. universities are just starting to sort out the implications for the classroom. Do professors need to adjust grading expectations for written assignments?
November 26, 2014
Seven students of an imprisoned Uighur professor are being tried in a Chinese court on charges of belonging to a separatist group, The New York Times reported. The students’ professor, Ilham Tohti, was convicted of separatism and sentenced to life in prison in September in a case that has attracted widespread outrage from human rights groups and foreign governments. Tohti formerly taught economics at Minzu University of China.
November 17, 2014
Report shows 8.1 percent increase in international student enrollment at U.S. universities and 2.1 percent growth in the number of Americans studying abroad.
November 13, 2014
Some academics in Australia are accusing universities of admitting “functionally illiterate” international students and tolerating widespread cheating because they are “addicted” to the fees these students pay, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.