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40 Years After Students Sparked Apartheid’s End, a New Anger

40 Years After Students Sparked Apartheid’s End, a New Anger

by Cara Anna, Associated Press | June 15, 2016 JOHANNESBURG ― The day was a key moment in the long campaign to end South Africa’s harsh ap Read more
Refugees and Scholars: Colleges Offer War-torn a Route to U.S.

Refugees and Scholars: Colleges Offer War-torn a Route to U.S.

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | May 25, 2016
BOSTON ― Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors ― and their financial aid ― to Syri [...] Read more
High-tech Devices Take Cheating to New Level in Thai Schools

High-tech Devices Take Cheating to New Level in Thai Schools

by Natnicha Chuwiruch, Associated Press | May 11, 2016
BANGKOK ― Glasses with embedded cameras and smartwatches with stored information seem like re [...] Read more
Notre Dame, Vatican Library Sign Agreement to Collaborate

Notre Dame, Vatican Library Sign Agreement to Collaborate

| May 9, 2016
SOUTH BEND, Ind. ― The Vatican Library and the University of Notre Dame have entered an agree [...] Read more

Mauritius President: Africa Behind in Technology, Entrepreneurship

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 8, 2016
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, president of Mauritius, acknowledges that, although Sub-Saharan Africa is [...] Read more

International Educators: College Ranking Systems Ineffective

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 5, 2016
Competitive ranking systems used in the United States and Europe to label colleges and universi [...] Read more

Chicago Group Providing Refuge en Route to an Education

by Catherine Morris | May 4, 2016
A­ Chicago-based organization is working at helping North Koreans in the United States adapt a [...] Read more

Alliance Creates Scholarships to Boost Study Abroad

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 13, 2016
A new three-year initiative aimed at increasing student study abroad at minority-serving instit [...] Read more

Israeli Scholar Advocates for Class-based Affirmative Action

by Michael Levitin | April 12, 2016
Sigal Alon compared the quality and effectiveness of affirmative action policies in the United [...] Read more
Egypt’s Oldest Secular University Honors Saudi Monarch

Egypt’s Oldest Secular University Honors Saudi Monarch

by Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | April 11, 2016
CAIRO — Egypt’s oldest secular university on Monday granted King Salman of Saudi Ar [...] Read more
Italy’s Ambassador Leaves Egypt Over Student’s Killing

Italy’s Ambassador Leaves Egypt Over Student’s Killing

by Associated Press | April 10, 2016
CAIRO — Italy’s ambassador left Egypt on Sunday, Egypt’s state-run news agenc [...] Read more
More Students Seeing the World Without Getting Credits

More Students Seeing the World Without Getting Credits

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 30, 2016
A survey found that roughly half of the 227 institutions responding reported an increase in the [...] Read more

UVA Student Group Supporting Undocumented Students Finds Its Footing

by Catherine Morris |
A new student group at the University of Virginia—DREAMers on Grounds—is working to create [...] Read more
Louisville Professor Offers Farm to Syrian Family

Louisville Professor Offers Farm to Syrian Family

by Chris Kenning, The Courier-Journal | March 27, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. ― He was a vegetable farmer in Syria before the civil war forced the family o [...] Read more
University of California Approves Anti-Semitism Statement

University of California Approves Anti-Semitism Statement

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | March 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO ― A University of California committee agreed Wednesday to single out anti-Semi [...] Read more
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