But an "unfortunate gap" between international and research offices often hinders the growth of scientific ties abroad.
The biologist Haruko Obokata was on her way to academic stardom. Her fall has led to soul searching about gender equity and scientific quality.
"Some damned fool thing in the Balkans" would lead to a world war, Otto von Bismarck once predicted. A meeting proves that such pressures persist, even among scholars.
The European Humanities University was founded to help bring democracy to its homeland. But now some wonder if it’s time to refocus.
- Accreditors Are Urged to Help Safeguard Academic Freedom Abroad
- Iran Signals Support for Greater Freedom in Academe
- Retention Is a Growing Issue as More International Students Come to U.S.
From University World News
Fudan University and other universities are under scrutiny from the government's anti-graft watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
- In India, a Political Row Over a Decision to Offer U.S.-Style Degrees
- Western Universities Join Group To Advise Chinese Government
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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