02 mars 2019

‘Voluntary’ Departures: the New Expulsion?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Legal experts ponder whether public universities can ask students who are racist or who misbehave to leave. Has this become the new strategy to avoid kicking them out and facing First Amendment backlash. More...

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McGill Lands Largest Gift Ever to Canadian University

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. McGill University announced Wednesday that it had received gift of 200 million Canadian dollars (about $151 million) -- what it called “the single-largest gift in Canadian history” -- from the McCall MacBain Foundation to create a graduate-level scholarship program. More...

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Saudi Students' Flights From U.S. Justice

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Oregonian reports on a series of cases in which Saudi students at U.S. colleges were accused of crimes but disappeared before facing U.S. criminal charges. More...

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Chinese Students Contact Embassy Over Talk

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Angered by a talk by a Uighur activist, a group of Chinese students at McMaster University, in Ontario, contacted Chinese government officials, The Washington Post reported. More...

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International Enrollment Up 16% in Canada

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The number of international students in Canada increased by 16 percent from 2017 to 2018, following on a 20 percent increase the year before. More...

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China Turned to Yale Scientist in Surveillance Campaign

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The New York Times reported that Chinese authorities turned to a Yale University geneticist to help them build a system of genetic surveillance targeting Uighurs, a predominantly Muslim ethnic group that has been subject to an intense government campaign of oppression and surveillance. More...

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Dutch University Drops Dutch Degree

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam is eliminating a bachelor’s degree program in Dutch due to low enrollments, the NL Times, an English-language newspaper covering the Netherlands, reported. More...

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Settlement in Wrongful-Death Suit for Study Abroad Student

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The family of a University of Wisconsin Madison student who died on a study abroad program at John Cabot University, in Rome, has settled a wrongful death suit it filed against John Cabot. More...

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Planning for No Deal on Brexit

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. As the date for the U.K.'s planned withdrawal from the European Union approaches, universities plan for a "no-deal" Brexit while hoping that won't happen. More...

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Who Controls Confucius Institutes?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Two new government reports look at questions of Chinese government control over Confucius Institutes hosted by U.S. campuses. More...

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