10 juin 2019

Scientist Fired From Emory Disputes Charges

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A neuroscientist fired by Emory University for allegedly failing to disclose funding and ties to Chinese institutions is disputing the charges, ScienceInsider reported. More...

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A Donor's Demands, a Revoked Chair

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A religion professor at the American University in Cairo says the university had no right to revoke his chair title after he resisted a donor's demands that he teach Islam in a preferential manner. More...

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Professors Found to Have Undisclosed Chinese Ties

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Emory University found that two professors working on National Institutes of Health-funded projects had “failed to fully disclose foreign sources of research funding and the extent of their work for research institutions and universities in China,” The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported. Emory said that the two professors are no longer employed by the university. More...

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Fees for International Students to Increase

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The mandatory government fee that prospective international students must pay before obtaining a U.S. visa will increase from $200 to $350 on June 24, according to a final rule published today in the Federal Register. The fee for academic exchange visitors will increase from $180 to $220. More...

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X-ing Out Xinjiang

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A China studies scholar says a journal editor censored him by striking out a section of a book review critical of the Chinese government's policies in Xinjiang. More...

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Favoring Mount Ida, Judge Says Colleges Owe Students Little

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A federal judge late last week threw out a lawsuit in which a group of former students alleged that the recently shuttered Mount Ida College and its former officials had breached their contracts with and fiduciary duty to the students by failing to disclose information about its troubled financial situation. More...

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Curriculum Sharing Without Limits

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Two Canadian colleges agree to share academic programs with each other at no charge -- to save their government money and speed their ability to offer new offerings to students. More...

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Bizarre Case Tests Limits of Incentive Compensation Rules

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Justice Department settlements with two Christian universities pull back curtain on confusion over incentive compensation rules -- and raise questions about how they are enforced. More...

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Online Is (Increasingly) Local

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The proportion of students studying fully online who are enrolled within 50 miles of their homes has risen from under half to fully two-thirds, a new study finds. More...

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Partnership Seeks to Bolster Information on Digital Credentials

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Credential Engine, creator of a national directory of degrees, diplomas, digital badges and other nondegree credentials, is teaming up with IMS Global Learning Consortium to try to broaden and speed up the acceptance of digital credentials. More...

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