24 novembre 2017

Oxford, Cambridge Criticized for Lack of Black Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Ten of the University of Oxford’s 32 colleges, and six of the University of Cambridge’s colleges, did not admit a single black British student with A-level qualifications in 2015, The Guardian reported, prompting a former education minister to accuse the universities of “social apartheid.” More...

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Australian Academic Refused Entry to the U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A professor at the University of Otago, in New Zealand, said she was initially denied entry to the U.S. after the academic honorarium she was to receive from a U.S. university came under scrutiny. More...

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British Politician Criticized for Inquiry on Courses

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. British academics accused a Euro-skeptic member of Parliament of “McCarthyite” behavior after he wrote to university leaders asking for the names of professors who teach European affairs, “with particular reference to Brexit” -- Britain's planned exit from the European Union -- and for copies of syllabi and links to online lectures on this topic, The Guardian reported. More...

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