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October 27, 2015
Radical Islamists have threatened to bomb a university in southern Yemen if it does not segregate the sexes on campus, Al Arabiya News reported. Students at the University of Aden said armed militants distributed leaflets signed by ISIS containing the threats. The authenticity of the leaflets signed by two Yemeni branches of the Islamic State has not been verified.  
October 26, 2015
The South African government has canceled plans for tuition increases after widespread student protests. President Jacob Zuma announced on Friday that the government will not raise university tuition fees in 2016.
October 22, 2015
A series of scandals has led to increased political and media scrutiny of a visa program important to colleges.
October 22, 2015
South African police fired stun grenades at students protesting university tuition increases as they attempted to storm the Parliament, BBC News reported. The student protests have forced closures at universities across the country, with protesters arguing that proposed fee hikes of 10-12 percent could cut off access for poorer black students. Students have rejected a compromise proposal limiting fee increases to 6 percent in 2016.
October 21, 2015
A biology institute at one of Russia’s leading universities is requiring scientists to get their papers approved by the federal security service before submitting them to conferences or journals, Nature reported. Nature cites minutes from a meeting at the A. N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology at Lomonosov Moscow State University instructing scientists on how to comply with a recently amended state secrets law.
October 20, 2015
Students at Hong Kong’s Lingnan University are protesting two appointments to the university's governing body and calling for the creation of a task force to discuss ending the practice in which Hong Kong’s chief executive serves as chancellor of the city’s universities, the South China Morning Post reported.
October 20, 2015
Protests over fee increases have caused the suspension of classes at three South African universities, BBC News reported. Protests have caused closures at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg; Rhodes University, in Grahamstown; and the University of Cape Town.
October 20, 2015
Israel’s Ministerial Committee for Legislation is supporting a bill that would bar noncitizens or permanent residents who have advocated for boycotts of Israel from entering the country, various Israeli media sources, including Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post, reported Monday.
October 19, 2015
A proposed new rule scheduled to be published in the Federal Register today would extend the work authorization period known as the optional practical training program for international students at U.S. universities with degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
October 16, 2015
Board chair of U of British Columbia resigns as the university releases an investigative report into "a cascading series of events" triggered by his phone call to a faculty member.


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