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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. 

Diversity Index Developed for Study Searches

Hotcourses introduced a new metric that allows students to filter search results based on the diversity of the international student body. 

UMD Journalism Students & International Students Cover Republican and Democratic National Conventions

The CNS convention crew includes journalists from the University of Maryland, as well as Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom and Penn State University.

'Unprecedented' Purge in Turkey

The space for academic freedom in Turkey has been shrinking. 

Turkey Purge: EUA Condemns Move On University Deans

Hundreds of deans have been ordered to resign while academics have been told not to travel abroad for work in the wake of the failed coup. 

Clinton Pledges Green Cards for STEM Grads

Hillary Clinton has pledged to “staple” green cards to student visas for international students completing STEM courses at master’s or PhD level.