A traveling exhibit featuring an original copy of Magna Carta has been abruptly relocated from a Chinese university museum to the British ambassador’s residence, The New York Times reported. The document was originally supposed to be exhibited at Renmin University, in Beijing.
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October 16, 2015
October 15, 2015
Michigan State University plans to recruit 100 new faculty members as part of what it’s calling the Global Impact Initiative. The university plans to hire in priority research areas identified by faculty in the fields of computational science, engineering, genomics, plant science, physical science and precision medicine.
October 15, 2015
A student activist at Oxford University is resigning from her political positions after admitting in a since-deleted Facebook post that she “failed to properly establish consent before every act” when having sex during a National Union of Students conference, The Guardian reported.
October 13, 2015
The University of Oxford has released a list of sample interview questions prospective students could face in advance of the Oct. 15 application deadline, Times Higher Education reported.
October 6, 2015
Anthropology association task force recommends the group take action in response to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Task force charged with evaluating how anthropology association should respond to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict recommends that group take action, and suggests that censure of Israeli policies is insufficient.
October 5, 2015
Cairo University is banning faculty from wearing the niqab, a veil worn by some Muslim women that covers the face, in classrooms, Ahram Online reported. The university’s president said the decision was made to "ease communication with students," but others have criticized the ban as discriminatory.
October 2, 2015
At Generation Study Abroad summit, discussions focus on how to double U.S. study abroad participation
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
Multiple programs and scholarships seek to help refugees from Syria and elsewhere obtain higher education, but the need dwarfs the response.