09 octobre 2017

Update on Central European Bid to Stay in Budapest

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Central European University provided an update Tuesday on the status of negotiations between the Hungarian and New York State governments over an agreement that would allow the institution, which is chartered in New York but does not have a campus there, to continue to operate in Budapest. More...

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A ‘Global Innovation Exchange’

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Seeking to “invert the model” of U.S. universities opening campuses abroad, the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University will open degree-granting academic center near Seattle. More...

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Business Programs See Drops in Non-U.S. Applicants

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The majority of graduate business programs in the U.S. reported declines in international applications this year compared to last year, even as the majority of programs in Canada and Europe reported increases, according to a survey of 965 graduate business programs in 45 countries conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council, which owns and administers the GMAT entrance test. More...

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International Enrollments: From Flat to Way Down

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Amid concerns about visas and the political environment, some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their enrollment numbers, but many report drops, some by as much as 30 to 50 percent for new students. More...

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Trump Ends DACA

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Colleges look to support students after administration announces end of program that granted hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants protection from deportation and the right to work. More...

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Chinese Students Plead Guilty to TOEFL Fraud

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Three Chinese students have agreed to plead guilty to cheating on the Test of English as a Foreign Language and will likely be deported, Reuters reported. More...

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Democratic Attorneys General Sue to Keep DACA

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Attorney generals from 15 states and the District of Columbia – all Democrats -- filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to stop the Trump administration’s plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced plans to end DACA, through which about 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children have obtained the right to legally work and protection against deportation. More...

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Dissenting Chinese Academic Departs for U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A dissenting Chinese professor has left for the U.S. amid an intensifying crackdown on liberal academics, The Guardian reported. Friends of Qiao Mu said he decided to leave China after his academic career was destroyed by his refusal to toe the line. More...

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Is China Punishing a U.S. University for Hosting the Dalai Lama?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Chinese scholars may have more difficulty coming to the University of California, San Diego, after the university invited the Tibetan religious leader to deliver a commencement speech. More...

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4 Boston College Students Attacked With Acid in France

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Four Boston College students were attacked with acid at a train station in southern France Sunday, The Boston Globe reported. The four women, all juniors, were treated for burns at a Marseille hospital and released, according to Jack Dunn, a spokesman for the college. Dunn said one of the students plans to visit an eye doctor Monday. More...

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