25 mars 2018

Report: Trump May Limits Visas for Chinese Citizens

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Trump administration is considering restricting visas for Chinese citizens and tightening controls on the export of particular technologies with military and civilian uses as part of a push by President Trump to impose a package of tariffs and investment restrictions against China, Politico reported. More...

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Trump's Choice for NEH

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. President Trump nominated Jon Parrish Peede Friday to become chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Peede has worked at the NEH since April 2017, serving as senior deputy chairman. More...

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Rubio Wants Higher Ed Act to Take on Confucius Institutes

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Continuing his campaign against Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes on U.S. campuses, Senator Marco Rubio has proposed adding provisions to a forthcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that would make colleges’ eligibility for some federal funding conditional upon the closure of their institutes. More...

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New Obama Scholars Program at Chicago

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Obama Foundation, supporting the work and ideals of the former president, is creating an Obama Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Chicago. More...

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Will U.S. Restrict Visas for Chinese Students?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. News reports that the Trump administration is considering restrictions on visas for Chinese citizens raise concerns about potentially “devastating” impact on American colleges and U.S. competitiveness. More...

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‘Voided’ Invitation to University in Singapore

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A well-known journalism scholar reported that a talk he planned to give on state censorship and the media at the National University of Singapore had to be canceled after delays in what he was told was a routine screening process for all visitors to the university’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More...

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Is Russia Really Too Risky?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. New State Department rating system provides more nuance to colleges in deciding where they will and won't let students travel. Russia may lose students, but Israel and Mexico may see gains. More...

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Tariff Package Does Not Include Visa Restrictions

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. President Trump on Thursday announced plans to impose $60 billion in tariffs on China to retaliate against allegedly unfair trade practices but made no mention of a proposal to limit visas for Chinese citizens that reportedly had been under consideration. More...

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Canadian Budget Includes 'Historic' Boost for Research

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Canada's new budget includes almost 4 billion Canadian dollars (about $3.1 billion) in new funding for science and research over the next five years, Nature reported. More...

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Supreme Court Won't Hear DACA Case

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from the Trump administration that it review a lower court's ruling keeping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in place, The Washington Post reported. More...

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