PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global https://www.chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2020-05-25T01:37:18-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Oldest Confucius Institute in U.S. to Close https://www.chronicle.com/article/Oldest-Confucius-Institute-in/247893 2020-01-22T16:55:00-05:00 The University of Maryland at College Park plans to shut down its 15-year-old institute. And other news of global higher ed. By Karin Fischer Florida to Investigate Foreign Ties to Researchers https://www.chronicle.com/article/Florida-to-Investigate-Foreign/247869 2020-01-16T13:23:00-05:00 It’s the first state to set up its own commission to examine such foreign influence. And more news of global higher education. By Karin Fischer New Law Creates Working Groups on Foreign Influence on Campus https://www.chronicle.com/article/New-Law-Creates-Working-Groups/247818 2020-01-08T16:04:00-05:00 Defense legislation signed into law by President Trump sets up two new working groups to tackle the issue of foreign influence on American campuses. And more news of global higher ed. By Karin Fischer As Anti-Academic Anger Goes Global, 11 American Colleges Revive an Institution for Exiles https://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Anti-Academic-Anger-Goes/244392 2018-08-29T16:55:55-04:00 The University in Exile was originally formed in 1933 as refuge for Jewish scholars fleeing Nazi rule. Now a group of private and public campuses are attempting something similar. By Emma Pettit How Should Higher Education Be Responding to Refugee and Migrant Crises? https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Should-Higher-Education-Be/244087 2018-07-27T17:33:14-04:00 Scholars and nonprofit leaders gathered at Rutgers this week to share ideas on how colleges can help immigrants on campus and elsewhere. The stakes are higher than ever, one attendee said. By Marc Parry NYU’s Abu Dhabi Campus May Still Be Exploiting Workers, Report Says https://www.chronicle.com/article/NYU-s-Abu-Dhabi-Campus-May/243387 2018-05-10T12:53:06-04:00 Policy failings and lack of public responsibility persist at NYU, according to the report. The university disputed the report’s accuracy and released its own, showing progress. By Emma Kerr Why a Saudi Prince’s Visit to Harvard and MIT Drew Protests https://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-a-Saudi-Prince-s-Visit/243174 2018-04-19T19:02:02-04:00 Mohammed bin Salman, the next in line to the throne, stopped at the two universities last month. Some students and faculty members are still alarmed by the occasion’s lack of transparency. By Nell Gluckman Mental-Health Care on Arab Campuses is Increasing—Slowly https://www.chronicle.com/article/Mental-Health-Care-on-Arab/242876 2018-03-21T13:32:00-04:00 Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all. By Benjamin Plackett and Al-Fanar Media correspondents Study To Map Mental-Health Needs of Lebanese Youth https://www.chronicle.com/article/Study-To-Map-Mental-Health/242821 2018-03-14T16:54:00-04:00 Researchers will conduct a nationwide survey as a first step toward increasing access to care. By Benjamin Plackett Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth https://www.chronicle.com/article/AnxietyDepression-Often/242757 2018-03-07T10:22:00-05:00 The rate of mental-heath problems among Arab young people matches or exceeds global rates, research has found. But treatment and support are often not available. By Benjamin Plackett Amid Fear of Foreign Influence, Colleges’ Confucius Institutes Face Renewed Skepticism https://www.chronicle.com/article/Amid-Fear-of-Foreign/242687 2018-02-28T18:42:58-05:00 The China-sponsored institutes, on more than 100 campuses, are drawing increased scrutiny as America’s rivalry with China grows and as worries about Russian meddling expand. By Dan Bauman International Grad Students’ Interest in American Higher Ed Marks First Decline in 14 Years https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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