PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global http://www.chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2017-02-19T06:57:56-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Even Before the Travel Ban, Signs of Weakening Interest From Students Abroad http://www.chronicle.com/article/Even-Before-the-Travel-Ban/239152 2017-02-09T04:55:00-05:00 Graduate-student applications from overseas increased by only 1 percent last year, suggesting global markets were already rattled before President Trump took office. By Karin Fischer Trump’s Order for a ‘Big, Beautiful’ Wall Renews Fears at a Border Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/Trump-s-Order-for-a-Big/239083 2017-02-02T04:55:00-05:00 At the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, some students commute daily from northern Mexican cities. People there say the president’s action threatens the university’s reputation as a welcoming place. By Katherine Mangan Why the Travel Ban Probably Hits Iranian Professors and Students the Hardest http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-Travel-Ban-Probably/239050 2017-01-31T04:55:00-05:00 The Iranian and U.S. governments have long been at odds, but the academic relationship between the two countries runs deep. By Ian Wilhelm How Colleges Help Students Land International Jobs http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Colleges-Help-Students/239022 2017-01-29T19:00:23-05:00 By necessity, some American colleges are becoming more adept at helping their Chinese graduates navigate U.S. regulations or China's raucous job market. By Karin Fischer From China to America. Then What? http://www.chronicle.com/article/From-China-to-America-Then/239023 2017-01-29T19:00:23-05:00 To stay or to go: It’s the decision that thousands of young Chinese students must make when they graduate from an American college. By Karin Fischer Trump's Travel Ban http://www.chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2017-01-29T17:03:00-05:00 Coverage of how the president's executive order barring all refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries from entering the United States affects higher education. As Trump Crackdown Looms, a Syrian Student in Indiana Worries About His Future http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Trump-Crackdown-Looms-a/239004 2017-01-26T04:55:00-05:00 The 21-year-old senior at the University of Evansville has a job waiting for him when he graduates, but he doesn’t "know what is going to happen" as a result of an expected presidential order this week. By Karin Fischer Chinese Donors Step Up Giving to American Universities http://www.chronicle.com/article/Chinese-Donors-Step-Up-Giving/238736 2016-12-21T10:51:00-05:00 A Chinese billionaire's $115-million contribution to the California Institute of Technology tops a big year of giving by philanthropists in China. By Mimi Leung and Yojana Sharma, of University World News Cuts in Spending for Research Worldwide May Threaten Innovation http://www.chronicle.com/article/Cuts-in-Spending-for-Research/238693 2016-12-14T15:23:00-05:00 A decline in government funding of science and technology research in some countries could pose a threat to innovation at a time when global challenges such as climate change and ageing populations demand solutions, according to a new OECD report. By University World News A History Lesson on the Future of Foreign Enrollments http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-History-Lesson-on-the-Future/238372 2016-11-14T00:01:00-05:00 American colleges enroll more foreign students than ever before, says the latest Open Doors report. But the plunge in Iranian students after 1979 offers a lesson on the need for geographic diversity. By Karin Fischer International Students Wonder What a Trump Administration Will Mean for Them http://www.chronicle.com/article/International-Students-Wonder/238395 2016-11-11T13:30:23-05:00 The president-elect’s nativist rhetoric has left those students worried about a backlash. By Nadia Dreid Online Effort Seeks to Connect Refugee Students With Scholarships http://www.chronicle.com/article/Online-Effort-Seeks-to-Connect/237925 2016-09-28T12:05:00-04:00 The new Platform for Education in Emergencies Response is meant to act as a global clearinghouse for educational opportunities for displaced people.  By University World News How 'Safe Spaces' Are Roiling British Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Safe-Spaces-Are-Roiling/237833 2016-09-19T11:28:00-04:00 As in the United States, the campus idea has become something of a political football in Britain, where even the prime minister has weighed in.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News How Britain’s Brexit Could Benefit Universities Elsewhere http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Britain-s-Brexit-Could/237317 2016-08-01T04:55:00-04:00 Canada, Germany, the United States, and Australia are poised to make brain gains, as a third of students surveyed say they are having second thoughts about studying in the United Kingdom. By Karin Fischer A Trump Presidency Could Keep Some International Students Away http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Trump-Presidency-Could-Keep/236662 2016-06-01T04:56:06-04:00 In a survey of prospective students in 118 countries, 60 percent said they’d be less likely to seek an American degree if the presumptive Republican nominee won election. Only about 5 percent said the same of Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders. By Karin Fischer Colleges Help the Faculty Adapt Teaching for Foreign Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Help-the-Faculty/236363 2016-05-05T04:55:00-04:00 Even taking small steps, like posting lecture slides online, can help an instructor better connect with international students, say experts. By Karin Fischer When Everyone Goes to College: a Lesson From South Korea http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Everyone-Goes-to-College-/236313 2016-05-01T18:30:00-04:00 Hearing American officials say the United States should emulate a near-universal college-attendance rate, some higher-ed experts in the East Asian nation scratch their heads. By Karin Fischer German Universities Are Told to Be More Transparent About Industry Research Ties http://www.chronicle.com/article/German-Universities-Are-Told/236272 2016-04-27T14:36:00-04:00 Universities should do a better job of informing the public about financial links with companies, says a coalition of donors and businesses. By Michael Gardner, for University World News How the N.Y. Institute of Technology Says It Changed the Branch-Campus Model http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-NY-Institute-of/236270 2016-04-27T12:32:00-04:00 With signifcant operations in seven countries outside the United States, the institute sees itself as one globally connected campus. By Benjamin Plackett, for Al-Fanar Media Universities Build a 'Connected Learning' Network for Refugees http://www.chronicle.com/article/Universities-Build-a/235817 2016-03-23T14:42:00-04:00 A coalition of colleges and NGOs want to offer refugees better higher-education opportunities through a mix of online courses and peer learning.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News