12 janvier 2020

Russian Court Orders Deportation of SUNY Buffalo Group

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Russian court ordered the deportation of five Americans affiliated with the State University of New York at Buffalo for violating the terms of their visas, Reuters reported. The court said that the Americans entered on tourist visas but had given a lecture at a local university. More...

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Official: Foreign Gift Investigation Found 'Disturbing Facts'

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Federal investigations into whether six universities are complying with a law requiring disclosure of gifts and contracts from foreign sources have “revealed disturbing facts,” Reed D. Rubinstein, the principal deputy general counsel, said in a Nov. 27 letter to the head of the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. More...

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College on the Range

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A conservative Catholic college in Wyoming educates students in great books, horsemanship and other outdoors skills and bans cellphones on campus. It also turned down federal funding. More...

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Chinese University Drops 'Freedom of Thought' From Charter

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A leading Chinese university deleted the phrase “freedom of thought” from its charter and added a clause pledging allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party, The Washington Post reported. More...

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Columbia Starts Scholarship for Refugees, Displaced Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Columbia University announced a new universitywide scholarship for refugees and other displaced students. The scholarship will fund full tuition and housing and living expenses for up to 30 students annually to attend undergraduate or graduate programs across the university. More...

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Survey: 91% of Researchers in Arab Nations Want to Emigrate

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Ninety-one percent of researchers working in Arab countries would like to emigrate to another nation for a permanent academic position, according to a new survey by Al-Fanar, a publication that covers higher education in the Middle East. More...

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