PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global http://www.chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2016-10-22T14:03:00-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education 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 Muslim Ambassadors on an American Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/Muslim-Ambassadors-on-an/235765 2016-03-20T18:35:00-04:00 Whether they like it or not, many of the women in the United States on Saudi  study-abroad programs find themselves representing the Muslim world to curious, sometimes wary Americans. By Karin Fischer Why Studying Abroad Is Safer Than You May Think http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Studying-Abroad-Is-Safer/235732 2016-03-17T04:56:05-04:00 A student is more likely to die on campus than overseas, a new report finds. But the perception that international study comes with risk is widespread. By Karin Fischer U.S. Colleges Look to Recruit More Students From Africa http://www.chronicle.com/article/US-Colleges-Look-to-Recruit/235727 2016-03-16T10:59:00-04:00 Representatives from more than two dozen colleges visited Africa this month on a tour sponsored by the U.S. government. By Karen MacGregor and Francis Kokutse, for University World News At Science Academies Worldwide, a Paucity of Women http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-Science-Academies/235641 2016-03-09T13:18:00-05:00 Female scientists represented only 12 percent of the membership at 69 national academies around the world, says a new report.    By Karen MacGregor, for University World News To Measure Teaching, Look to Health Care and Other Industries, Says British Think Tank http://www.chronicle.com/article/To-Measure-Teaching-Look-to/235552 2016-03-01T13:52:00-05:00 As Britain develops plans to evaluate university teaching, the Higher Education Policy Institute says lessons can be learned from other sectors.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News Why Wearing a Veil Divides Cairo University http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Wearing-a-Veil-Divides/235551 2016-03-01T11:05:00-05:00 The institution has added new restrictions to when female professors can wear a veil, raising objections from across its campuses. By Ahmed ElShamy, for Al-Fanar Media Why University Leaders Want Britain to Stay in the European Union http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-University-Leaders-Want/235457 2016-02-24T14:48:00-05:00 Leaving the political bloc would hurt research and the ability to attract global talent, says a public letter from 103 vice chancellors. By David Jobbins, for University World News Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars and Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/Top-Producers-of-US/235384 2016-02-22T04:55:00-05:00 Fulbright Seeks More Diverse Pool of Scholars and Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/Fulbright-Seeks-More-Diverse/235379 2016-02-22T04:55:00-05:00 State Department officials, study-abroad experts, and Fulbright alumni agree: The best way to diversify is through mentoring and word of mouth. By Courtney Kueppers Britain Pushes Universities to Expand Access to Poor, White Men http://www.chronicle.com/article/Britain-Pushes-Universities-to/235347 2016-02-17T13:47:00-05:00 The government wants to increase enrollment for minority and disabled students. But it also seeks a new focus on white men from disadvantaged backgrounds. By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News Why the OECD Wants a Global Effort to Measure Student Learning http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-OECD-Wants-a-Global/235264 2016-02-10T11:01:00-05:00 Without it, judgments about the quality of colleges will be based on "flawed" rankings, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's director for education and skills. By Nicola Jenvey, for University World News