The defense contractor Raytheon will provide $50-million to help cover operating costs over the first seven years.
By signing deals with China and building facilities there, are universities "accepting restrictions" on their core values? A member of Congress has questions.
The group and many of its members dismiss accusations of anti-Israel bias as attempts to stifle academic freedom.
Not since World War II have so many academics fled persecution.
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Like the anti-Israel boycotts before it, this one applies an enlightened sheen to a bigoted logic.
An Iranian philosopher in Tehran heard the cell door shut behind him. His solitary education was about to begin.
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From University World News
With more Nigerians seeking to study overseas, student fairs have started to attract agents who sell them false promises about admissions to Western universities.
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From Al-Fanar Media
The University of Mosul, in Iraq, is now open, but officials from the so-called Islamic State have imposed a harsh interpretation of sharia law on the campus.
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