14 janvier 2020

Lessons From the King Charles Cavalier

I write this piece for the mamas whose kids nag them about getting a pet. It’s a post about mama guilt and mama lessons. It’s also about leadership insights learned over the years that I resisted adding a four-legged member to our family. More...

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A Reckoning with Ritual

There’s something about having just turned 39, and moving into a new year, that has me reconsidering how I engage with the world. I know -- I’m a little early for an existential crisis, and a little bit late for resolutions. I am nothing, if not paradoxically prompt and procrastinating. More...

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I Started College at 16

I first registered for classes at 15 years old, during my junior year of high school. My first day of class was just after my 16th birthday. While, at the time, it appeared to be a brilliant way to get a head start in life and save me some money (dual-enrolled college/high school students had all tuition costs waived), it also laid a heavy burden of stress on my teenage shoulders. More...

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Gender Parity and the Leaking Pipeline

The implementation of policies is challenging, insufficiently supported or insufficiently integrated with regional or local conditions affecting enrollment and completion. More...

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Does Study Abroad Provide Career Advantages?

A survey conducted in Japan showed 69.7 percent of respondents felt that study abroad was helpful in planning their career, and 64.4 percent felt it was helpful in gaining their current jobs. More...

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Ethnic Violence Challenging Ethiopian Universities

Universities in Ethiopia have not proved capable of resolving ethnic tensions on their own campuses, let alone playing a vital role in addressing the ethnic-related problems of the larger society. More...

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The Internationalization of Indian Higher Education

It has become increasingly clear that the Narendra Modi government views the higher education sector as a tool of soft power and also as a means to enhance the country’s international competitiveness. More...

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Buying the American Mind -- Who’s Doing It?

U.S. government investigations of possible espionage by Chinese researchers and students in the United States and nonstop media coverage of purported malfeasance are having an effect on U.S.-China educational relations. More...

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Keeping Perspective on China

Many years of graduate education have trained me to rely on demonstrable evidence before reaching a conclusion -- evidence confirmed often enough from a sufficient number of reliable sources to ratify a belief. More...

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Crisis and Recovery for Universities in Hong Kong

Can Hong Kong and its universities recover?
Universities have played an important role in social movements around the world. Some became bastions of reform. Some led uprisings. Others were pulled into uprisings that devastated the cities in which they were located. Some cities and their universities have come out of it stronger; others never fully recovered. Among the earliest were the University of Paris Uprising of 1229 and the Beijing May 4 Movement of 1919 led by Peking and other universities. More...

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