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April 23, 2018
A California institution that a U.S. senator recently characterized as a suspected “visa mill” has shut down after state authorities revoked its certificate to operate. A notice on Silicon Valley University’s website says it has been notified by California’s Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education “not to conduct any classes or exams at this time, effective immediately.”
April 20, 2018
A Minneapolis man was acquitted of murder but convicted of aggravated battery in the October 2016 death of a Saudi Arabian student at the University of Wisconsin Stout, the Associated Press reported.
April 19, 2018
Groups of visiting Chinese students and scholars have formed Chinese Communist Party cells at U.S. universities in what seems to be part of a broader strategy by the party to increase ideological monitoring and control, Foreign Policy reported.
April 18, 2018
A Swedish university was ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to refund tuition fees to an American student who dropped a program due to low-quality teaching, The Local reported. Connie Dickinson began a program in analytical finance at Mälardalen University in 2011, the same year Swedish universities introduced tuition fees for international students.
April 13, 2018
A pro-government magazine in Hungary published a list of more than 200 people – including academics, journalists and representatives of nongovernmental organizations -- who it said were likely among what Prime Minister Victor Orbán has described as a group of “mercenaries” allegedly hired by the billionaire philanthropist George Soros to overthrow the government, The Washington Post
April 12, 2018
A congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the vulnerability of U.S. academic institutions to foreign espionage activities and intellectual property theft.
April 11, 2018
The chairman of the U.S. Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies said the South Korean government withdrew funding from the institute after it rejected what he described as “utterly inappropriate meddling” in the institute’s academic affairs, the Associated Press reported.
April 10, 2018
The U.S. Department of State on Monday published an inaugural list of top producers of Gilman scholars. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Award supports study abroad for undergraduates with financial need. The scholarship is open to two- and four-year college students who are Pell Grant recipients.
April 10, 2018
The Association of University Presses has issued a statement urging scholarly publishers to refuse requests from foreign governments to restrict digital access to content.
April 10, 2018
University of British Columbia president Santa J. Ono issued a statement of apology Monday for the university’s role in the Indian residential school system, a system that persisted for more than a century until the last school closed in 1996. Ono made the apology at the opening of the university's new Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre.


February 8, 2018
Senate budget agreement lifts spending caps in ways that could enable significant gains in spending on research and student aid. But no solution is provided for undocumented students.
October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.
May 26, 2017
Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.
May 29, 2015
15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.
November 21, 2014
President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 
October 10, 2013
Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?
July 30, 2009
Middlebury burns biomass, UNC Chapel Hill (re)claims a new water supply, and Michigan State relies on environmental stewards.
February 15, 2008
Former graduate student opened fire in a lecture hall before turning the gun on himself.
May 23, 2007
Congress seems poised to expand tuition tax breaks for students, but will colleges be taxed more to pay for them?
April 20, 2007
In wake of Virginia Tech shootings, colleges respond to wave of copycat bomb scares with extra attention.


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