13 juillet 2017

Britain, Canada, France Seek Foreign Researchers

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The British government this week announced a 100-million-pound fund (about $129 million) to attract international researchers to the United Kingdom. The Ernest Rutherford Fund will provide fellowships for early-career and senior researchers, according to the government’s announcement. More...

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Shaky International Yields

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. At undergraduate level, Southern institutions appear to be having a tougher time attracting students from outside the U.S. Nearly half of graduate deans see declines at the master’s level, and 31 percent at the Ph.D. level. More...

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After Brexit, King's College London Considers German Campus

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. King’s College London is considering opening a campus in Germany in what could be the first such European campus to be established by a British university after the U.K.’s vote to exit the European Union, the BBC and Times Higher Education reported. More...

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Proposal Would Require International Students to Reapply for Permission to Stay

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Department of Homeland Security is discussing a proposal to require international students to reapply for permission to stay in the United States every year, a proposal that, if enacted, would create new costs and paperwork burdens and could dissuade international students from coming to the U.S., The Washington Post reported. More...

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Trump Administration Delays, Moves to Rescind Foreign Entrepreneur Rule

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Trump administration is delaying the effective date of an Obama-era rule that would allow foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the U.S. while it solicits public comments on a proposal to rescind the rule altogether. More...

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Iranian Cancer Researcher Denied Entry to U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An Iranian cancer researcher coming to Boston Children's Hospital as a visiting scholar on a J-1 visa was detained at Boston Logan International Airport with his wife and three children and was expected to be sent back to Iran Tuesday, The Boston Globe reported. More...

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The State of Campus Internationalization

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Survey finds progress in comprehensive internationalization efforts. The top two priority activities for colleges are sending U.S. students abroad and recruiting international students. More...

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Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. President Trump is expected today to direct changes to American policy toward Cuba, including by stepping up enforcement of the statutory ban on travel to Cuba for tourism-related purposes and by eliminating an option for Americans to travel to the island for individual people-to-people exchanges outside the auspices of an organized group, according to senior White House officials. More...

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Student Released From North Korea Dies

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A University of Virginia student who was released from North Korea in a coma last week after being detained for 17 months died Monday at age 22, The New York Times reported. Otto Warmbier, who was detained at the end of a five-day tour to North Korea in January 2016 and convicted two months later by the country’s authoritarian government for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster, is believed to have been in a coma for more than a year. More...

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Britain Tries to Evaluate Teaching Quality

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Controversial effort sorts universities into gold, silver and bronze. Some prestigious institutions didn’t get gold. More...

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