24 novembre 2017

Publisher Complies With Chinese Censorship

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The publisher Springer Nature has blocked access to more than 1,000 journal articles in China to comply with government censors, the Financial Times reported. The newspaper found that more than 1,000 articles had removed from the websites of two Springer journals, the Journal of Chinese Political Science and International Politics. More...

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Chinese Universities Set Up Centers for Xi Thought

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. At least 20 Chinese universities have established research institutes focused on the ideology of Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping, the South China Morning Post reported. More...

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Billion-Euro Plan for France's Universities

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. France pledged to spend €1 billion (about $1.16 billion) on universities to increase the number of spots in popular programs, build more student housing, and try to reduce drop-out rates, Reuters and The Local France reported. More...

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Scientist Sentenced to Death in Iran

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A researcher of disaster medicine has been sentenced to death in Iran on charges of spying for the Israeli government, Nature News reported. More...

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U.S., Turkey Suspend Visa Processing

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The U.S. embassy has suspended all non-immigrant visa processing in Turkey after the arrest of a consulate employee, prompting Turkey to respond by stopping visa processing for Americans, The New York Times reported. More...

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Foreign Students and Graduate STEM Enrollment

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. International students make up the large majority of full-time students in many graduate science- and engineering-related programs, and their numbers have been rising much faster than the number of domestic students, according to a new report from the National Foundation for American Policy, a research organization focused on immigration and the economy. More...

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Federal Judge Blocks Third Trump Travel Ban

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A federal judge in Hawaii on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order blocking the implementation of a new iteration of the Trump administration’s travel ban. The ban, which was scheduled to go fully into effect today, would block all would-be travelers from North Korea and Syria in addition to prohibiting all immigrant travel and imposing various restrictions on certain types of nonimmigrant travel for nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Venezuela, and Yemen. More...

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Central European Seeks Resolution to ‘Legal Limbo’

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Leaders of Central European University held a press conference Tuesday where they called on the Hungarian government to sign an agreement that would enable the university to continue to operate over the long term in Budapest. More...

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College Leaders Urge ‘Legislative Fix’ for Dreamers

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Nearly 800 college and university presidents signed a letter to leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives calling on them to “pass a long-term legislative fix as soon as possible to protect Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. More...

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Overhaul Planned for China's College Entrance Exam

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. China is overhauling its national college entrance exam, the gaokao, with plans to be finished by 2020, the People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, and Sixth Tone, a state-funded English-language media outlet, reported. More...

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