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March 30, 2015
As it releases its second annual ranking, the European Union's U-Multirank project continues to face challenges, but many see value in the effort to revise the way rankings are done.
March 20, 2015
The American Association of University Professors has issued a statement saying that it is "deeply troubled" by a recent incident in which New York University Professor Andrew Ross was denied entry to the United Arab Emirates. 
March 20, 2015
An engineering professor at the University of Florida was arrested and is being detained in Abu Dhabi pending resolution of his case, The Gainesville Sun reported. John Schueller was arrested last week, reportedly after taking pictures of buildings in the United Arab Emirates capital, and was released on bail. He was in Abu Dhabi on university-approved travel to attend a conference on world hunger.
March 18, 2015
After N.Y.U. professor working on migrant labor issues is barred from entering the United Arab Emirates, questions emerge about implications for faculty at the university's branch campus there.  
March 18, 2015
Hillel chapter at Swarthmore votes to change its name after its parent organization threatened legal action regarding Israel-related programming.
March 17, 2015
A New York University professor who has been critical of the treatment of migrant construction workers in the United Arab Emirates has been barred from the country, The New York Times reported. Andrew Ross, professor of social and cultural analysis, was at New York’s Kennedy International Airport when he was prohibited by U.A.E. authorities from boarding a plane bound for Abu Dhabi, where N.Y.U.
March 16, 2015
Scholars in Hong Kong are concerned that the Chinese government is attacking their academic freedom in the aftermath of last year’s pro-democracy protests, The Washington Post reported.
March 16, 2015
Analysis of international branch campuses suggests that the trend isn't going away, but won't work for all institutions.
March 13, 2015
Federal immigration agents have indicted three individuals in connection to an investigation into a network of four schools in the Los Angeles area accused of admitting foreign nationals who were not bona fide students and never had any intention of taking classes. The four schools involved in the alleged "pay-to-stay" (in the U.S.) scam -- Prodee University/Neo-America Language School, Walter Jay M.D.
March 9, 2015
The American Association of University Professors chapter at the American University of Beirut has issued a statement condemning the Ministry of Labor’s “selective discrimination against some foreign nationals seeking employment or work permit renewals at AUB.”

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