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May 11, 2016
The country's strict new law regulating the activities of foreign nongovernmental organizations raises many unanswered questions for universities operating there.
May 11, 2016
Israel has barred a prominent founder of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement from traveling internationally.
May 9, 2016
SUNY Oswego has seen success expanding the diversity of its students who study abroad.
April 29, 2016
China passed a law on Thursday subjecting foreign nongovernmental organizations to increased regulation and police supervision, according to Chinese and international media reports. The law, which requires foreign NGOs to register their activities with police and public security agencies, has attracted widespread concerns that it will further constrain the activities of civil society organizations in China and inhibit international cooperation in any number of areas, including science and academe.
April 28, 2016
At a Ugandan university, a research fellow locked out of her office for refusing to teach in a Ph.D. program undresses in protest.
April 28, 2016
A Chinese company has offered $12.6 million to purchase a University of Connecticut satellite campus with the aim of converting it into a private high school for international students, but the university “is hardly a disinterested seller,” The Boston Globe reported.
April 26, 2016
Can a language requirement be discriminatory? A dyslexic student has filed a complaint in the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario after he was denied admission to a University of Ottawa master of political science program because he couldn’t meet a requirement to take one French-language course, the CBC reported.
April 25, 2016
A professor of English at Bangladesh's Rajshahi University was hacked to death on Saturday in an attack for which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility, The New York Times reported.
April 25, 2016
Four Turkish academics who had been detained on charges of spreading “terrorist propaganda” in connection with their support for a petition opposing a military campaign against Kurdish separatists have been released pending trial, The Guardian reported. Prosecutors intend to seek a lesser charge, “denigrating Turkishness,” which carries a maximum two-year prison sentence, against the academics.
April 22, 2016
A “Hijab Day” at the prestigious Sciences Po, in Paris, has sparked controversy, Agence France-Presse reported.

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