Not since World War II have so many academics fled persecution.
New state and federal legislation, as well as a big payout in a liability lawsuit, raises concerns about whether students will be told to avoid destinations deemed risky.
An older generation of professors and others had been planning a mass demonstration. Then a boycott of college classes unleashed students to the streets.
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- A Missionary for the Liberal Arts
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.
- A Muhammad for Every Age
- Should We Be Optimists or Pessimists on China?
- NYU Eats World
From University World News
By 2019, China is expected to spend more on research and development than the United States, though many question the quality of its scientific output.
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- China Closes Door to Research by Taiwanese Civil Servants
From Al-Fanar Media
The move reverses a long-sought after policy that gave faculty in Egypt’s public universities the right to elect their leaders.
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