PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global http://www.chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2018-02-19T05:27:08-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education International Grad Students’ Interest in American Higher Ed Marks First Decline in 14 Years http://www.chronicle.com/article/International-Grad-Students-/242377 2018-01-30T00:01:00-05:00 Colleges and universities saw a 1-percent drop in fall enrollments and a 3-percent drop in applications. By Bianca Quilantan Mexican Universities Prepare for a Potential ‘Tsunami’ of DACA Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/Mexican-Universities-Prepare/241198 2017-09-14T17:37:46-04:00 While the program’s fate is unclear, institutions in Mexico are taking steps to enroll students who face possible deportation. By Karin Fischer Many Colleges See a Drop in International Students, Chronicle Survey Finds http://www.chronicle.com/article/Many-Colleges-See-a-Drop-in/241109 2017-09-06T21:25:00-04:00 The impact of President Trump’s policies and other issues may not have been “catastrophic.” But about 40 percent of respondents said undergraduate enrollment had declined. And next year could be worse. By Karin Fischer Canada Capitalizes on a ‘Trump Bump’ — and Years of Preparation http://www.chronicle.com/article/Canada-Capitalizes-on-a/240682 2017-07-18T17:31:41-04:00 Universities there have seen a surge in international applications, but say the U.S. president’s isolationist rhetoric isn’t the only factor. By Karin Fischer Assessing the Travel Ban: What New Data on Overseas Recruitment Does — and Doesn’t — Tell Us http://www.chronicle.com/article/Assessing-the-Travel-Ban-What/240548 2017-07-06T15:29:00-04:00 Here are three takeaways from the latest studies on whether President Trump’s policies and rhetoric have affected student interest from abroad. By Karin Fischer International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist http://www.chronicle.com/article/International-Students-Dodge/240442 2017-06-26T19:47:24-04:00 The U.S. Supreme Court says students from six Muslim-majority countries can enter the United States. But prospective students still could be affected. By Karin Fischer For Students Going Overseas, an ‘America First’ Presidency Complicates Their Studies http://www.chronicle.com/article/For-Students-Going-Overseas/240312 2017-06-09T17:02:40-04:00 Colleges and study-abroad providers are making sure students are prepared to deal with anti-Trump sentiment and other challenges. By Karin Fischer Colleges Grapple With How to Help Students Still Left in Limbo by Trump’s Travel Ban http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Grapple-With-How-to/240114 2017-05-18T16:45:12-04:00 With the academic year almost over, affected international students need housing, on-campus jobs, and other support during the summer. By Karin Fischer Even in Limbo, Trump’s Travel Ban Reverberates http://www.chronicle.com/article/Even-in-Limbo-Trump-s/239864 2017-04-23T19:00:00-04:00 After the president tried to bar travelers from six countries, the personal effects are still being felt. By Karin Fischer Colleges’ Use of a Foreign-Worker Program Draws Mixed Reviews http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Use-of-a/239854 2017-04-21T04:55:00-04:00 Critics say H-1B visas allow citizens of other countries to take American jobs, but their university sponsors regard them as entrepreneurs creating opportunity for American students and workers. By Karin Fischer Trump’s New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas http://www.chronicle.com/article/Trump-s-New-Order-on-Visas/239825 2017-04-19T04:55:00-04:00 Like previous executive orders banning travel from some majority-Muslim nations, the president’s move to overhaul the H-1B program could affect international enrollments in the United States. By Karin Fischer China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas http://www.chronicle.com/article/China-Steps-Up-Efforts-to-Lure/239636 2017-03-29T16:43:00-04:00 To help renergize its economy, the government plans to allow foreign students to remain in the country after they earn a degree to get a job or internship. By Yojana Sharma, for University World News Prospective International Students Show New Reluctance to Study in the U.S. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Prospective-International/239468 2017-03-13T04:56:00-04:00 Nearly one in three potential applicants say they are less interested because of the current political climate, a survey finds. By Vimal Patel New Travel Ban Still Sows Chaos and Confusion http://www.chronicle.com/article/New-Travel-Ban-Still-Sows/239419 2017-03-06T14:45:00-05:00 While the new executive order provides some reassurance to students and scholars already on campus that they can travel freely, it offers little guidance to those seeking to enroll this coming fall. By Karin Fischer China Seeks Tighter Ideological Control of Its Top Universities http://www.chronicle.com/article/China-Seeks-Tighter/239364 2017-03-01T12:46:00-05:00 An anti-corruption drive by the central government will also stress "political discipline" at Peking University and other leading institutions, experts say.  By Yojana Sharma, for University World News 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