14 janvier 2019

New French national recruitment strategy revealed

By Patrick Atack. Campus France, in partnership with the French government, has revealed a new strategy for international student recruitment for 2019 and onwards. More...

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Deep Cleaning After Student's Death

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Maryland, College Park, officials are disinfecting every residence hall after a deadly viral outbreak on campus. Some have questioned whether the problem stems from persistent mold issues. More...

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Calif. Court: USC Sexual Assault Investigations Unfair

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A California state appeals court has ruled that college students who could be expelled or severely punished for sexual misconduct must be allowed to question their accuser. More...

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Go Greek and See Grades Drop?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A study presented at the American Economic Association suggests that students' GPAs fall after becoming Greek affiliated and that joining a fraternity or sorority doesn't necessarily guarantee a higher salary. More...

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Man Arrested For Swallowing Student's Fish

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. More than two years after a man ate a student’s pet fish in her Louisiana State University dormitory, he has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty, according to TV station WBRZ. More...

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Global Higher Ed in Changing Times

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Panelists at Inside Higher Ed-organized event discuss international student recruitment and keeping their institutions global amid political headwinds and public skepticism of internationalization activities. More...

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Closing Confucius Institutes

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The tide may be turning for the Chinese government-funded centers of Chinese language and cultural education as universities grapple with calls from Washington to close the institutes down. Over past year at least 10 have closed or announced plans to close. More...

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Graduate Education Reform, Starting With Advising

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings. More...

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Push for Uniform Policy on Sexual Harassment Across Federal Agencies

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Proposed legislation from the House science committee would require federal research agencies to adopt a common policy on sexual harassment, similar to what the National Science Foundation announced in 2018, Science reported. More...

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Blowback Against a Hoax

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. More...

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