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South Africa’s University Protests Show Racial Division

South Africa’s University Protests Show Racial Division

by Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | October 5, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― In a racially charged scene, a mostly Black group of South African student pro [...] Read more

Scholars: Take Global Approach to Black Male Crisis

by Jamal Eric Watson | October 4, 2016
Scholars say that the crisis that Black males face has to be viewed and confronted from a globa [...] Read more
China Concerned About Death of Syracuse Student from Beijing

China Concerned About Death of Syracuse Student from Beijing

by Associated Press |
BEIJING ― The Chinese government expressed concern Tuesday about the death of a Syracuse Univ [...] Read more
South African Police Fight Students Demanding Free Education

South African Police Fight Students Demanding Free Education

by Christopher Torchia, Associated Press |
JOHANNESBURG ― South African students protesting for free education disrupted lectures at one [...] Read more
Montana Tech Faculty Seek Changes After Students Expelled

Montana Tech Faculty Seek Changes After Students Expelled

by Associated Press |
BUTTE, Mont. ― Montana Tech faculty members want to revise the school’s “academic dishone [...] Read more
South Africa’s Zuma says Protests Put Universities in Peril

South Africa’s Zuma says Protests Put Universities in Peril

by Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | October 3, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― Recent violent protests at some South African universities have caused about $ [...] Read more
Egyptian Lawmaker’s Call for Virginity Tests Draws Fire

Egyptian Lawmaker’s Call for Virginity Tests Draws Fire

by Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | October 2, 2016
CAIRO ― A women’s rights group has filed a legal complaint against an Egyptian lawmaker who [...] Read more
Student Protests at Mugabe-attended Zimbabwe Graduation

Student Protests at Mugabe-attended Zimbabwe Graduation

by Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press | September 29, 2016
HARARE, Zimbabwe ― Witnesses say a student has been whisked away by unknown people for protes [...] Read more
South African Official Blames Students for Worker’s Death

South African Official Blames Students for Worker’s Death

by Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | September 27, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― The death of a South African university worker who was hospitalized after a st [...] Read more
South African Police Battle Stone-throwing Students

South African Police Battle Stone-throwing Students

by Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | September 22, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― South African police battled students on a university campus on Thursday in th [...] Read more
Ghana Professors Campaign for Removal of New Gandhi Statue

Ghana Professors Campaign for Removal of New Gandhi Statue

by Brennan Weiss, Associated Press |
ACCRA, Ghana ― Professors at a university in Ghana’s capital are campaigning for the remova [...] Read more
South Africa says OK to University Fee Hikes, Amid Protests

South Africa says OK to University Fee Hikes, Amid Protests

by Associated Press | September 19, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― South Africa’s government says universities in the country can increase fees [...] Read more

Experts: Billing of Foreign Students a Gray Area

by Reginald Stuart | September 18, 2016
A group of Alabama State University students from Nigeria are suing over how the university use [...] Read more
Ex-Berkeley Law School Dean Sues Over Sex Harassment Probe

Ex-Berkeley Law School Dean Sues Over Sex Harassment Probe

by Associated Press | September 15, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO ― The former dean of the University of California, Berkeley law school filed a [...] Read more

Airbnb Boosts Study Abroad in China

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 12, 2016
In a move that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday should inspire other businesses t [...] Read more