October 17, 2016
A major Chinese education company has been buying access to US college admissions officers
NEW YORK/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A major Chinese education company has paid thousands of dollars in perks or cash to admissions officers at top U.S. universities to […]
October 17, 2016
‘Nail in the Coffin’ for Chicago State?
“I just wonder how long we can go,” one faculty member at the financially struggling public university says. A belligerent crowd greeted Chicago State University’s Board […]
October 11, 2016
Doubling Down on Innovation for Success
Joseph E. Aoun, president, Northeastern U. Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern University, discusses how his institution has used a combination of global focus and experiential […]
October 6, 2016
How One University Enticed a World-Famous Rapper to Stop by Campus at 2 a.m.
Drake the rap star wore a jersey and a letter jacket from Drake the university during a concert appearance in Des Moines on Tuesday night. And […]
October 6, 2016
Creativity (or Lack Thereof) at Chinese Universities
Chinese students at top-ranking universities are less creative than those at less prestigious institutions, a new study has found, with the authors blaming China’s exam-dominated education […]
October 6, 2016
Clinton, Sanders Push Tuition-Free College Plan
The Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, joined with her primary rival Senator Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire Wednesday to promote a tuition-free college plan they said […]
October 6, 2016
Constraints on Chinese Campuses
U.S. Government Accountability Office examines American universities’ policies and practices on academic and other freedoms for their educational programs in China. A U.S. Government Accountability Office […]
September 20, 2016
Turkey’s purge of academia leads to record asylum requests
Post-coup crackdown has led to a huge number of requests for help, say charities for at-risk scholars. Turkey is now the number one country for applications […]
September 20, 2016
Want to advertise? Click here England Promotes University-School Partnerships
Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, on Friday proposed requiring universities to establish a new primary or secondary school or sponsor an existing, “underperforming” school as a […]
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