25 mars 2018

Another Admissions Letter Snafu

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is the latest institution to have an email error confuse people about who was admitted. The university sent out 11,000 messages this week that were supposed to go only to parents of admitted applicants. More...

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Foreign Language Enrollments Drop Sharply

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Foreign language enrollments dropped 9.2 percent from fall 2013 to fall 2016, according to new data from the Modern Language Association. The drop is the second largest since the MLA started tracking such information in 1958. More...

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DACA Lives, but for How Long?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Injunctions mean DACA will largely remain in place beyond today's deadline, but colleges will be called upon to help students who face possible lapses in work authorizations and continuing stress and uncertainty about their prospects in U.S. More...

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Judge Upholds Decision to End DACA

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A federal district judge in Maryland on Monday upheld the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offers temporary protection against deportation and provides the right to work to hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children, known as Dreamers. More...

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Race and Gender Bias in Online Courses

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A study being released today by the Center for Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University, however, finds that bias appears to be strong in online course discussions. More...

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Report: China Intensifying Oversight of U.S. Student Groups

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An investigation by Foreign Policy examines the links between the Chinese Embassy and consulates and campus chapters of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, which have long hosted cultural and social events and provided support for Chinese students at U.S. universities. More...

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Should Parental Visa Status Count?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Some colleges continue to ask applicants who are legal residents of the U.S. about their parents' status. More...

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Central European U in Talks to Open Vienna Campus

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Central European University, which faces an uncertain future in its home country of Hungary, announced Monday that it is in talks to establish a satellite campus in Vienna. More...

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Helping an Applicant Stretch His Ethnic Identity

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. College counselor finds herself doubting an applicant whose wealthy parents see his Latin American grandmother (whom he hasn't met) as a route to being admitted to a top college. More...

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Cornell Consults on New University in Vietnam

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Cornell University plans to collaborate with a property development company in Vietnam to establish a new private university in Hanoi. Cornell announced Tuesday that it “is involved in a multiyear consulting services contract that includes advising on the development of infrastructure, campus reviews, curriculum and faculty hiring” for what will be known as VinUniversity. More...

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