UMD: A Globally Connected University


Speaker Uninvited to Academic Freedom Event

U of Cape Town rescinds speaking invitation to Danish publisher of cartoons of Muhammad, citing security concerns and risk of polarization. 

English To Be Second Language in Vietnam HE

Educational institutions in Vietnam have been directed to implement English as a second language on campus. 

How to Encourage and Model Global Citizenship in the Classroom

What are teachers doing to support online learning both locally and globally? 

Studio “Bridges the Gap” Between Continents and Cultures

Winning designs seek to heal the wounds of war. 

Cheating Found in ACT-Owned Preparatory Program

A Reuters investigation found evidence of cheating in a preparatory program owned by a Hong Kong-based subsidiar. 

Majoring in Diversity

Hamilton College's new requirement that all majors incorporate diversity into their curricula sparks debate. 

'The Politics of Innovation'

Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology. 

Australia: Confidence High Among Educators Despite Long Federal Election

Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal-National Coalition has formed a government in Australia and announced a new international education minister. 

From Books to Journals

British academics shift the way they share scholarship. 

The Chilcot Report: the Longest Work of Academic History Ever?

The report’s deep meditation on foreign policy makes it more than an inquest.