UMD: A Globally Connected University


Russia: Project 5-100 Doubles Foreign Students

Russia’s flagship higher education internationalisation initiative, Project 5-100, is beginning to see results. 

ELS Expands in Japan, India to Support US Growth

ELS Educational Services is undergoing a strategic expansion to support its pathway growth in the US that will open up new recruitment channels in Japan and India. 

Working Together, We Have a Real Chance to Make Global Education a Reality

World leaders tasked with exploring education funding have a clear message for the UN secretary general: to put schooling first is to put society first. 

Being Un-American on the Job Market

When search committees promote a one-size-fits-all model of successful job interviewees, they erase or undervalue rich professional experiences. 

Latin American ‘Privatisation’ and Research Performance Under Fire

Progress needed on equity, quality assurance and research, says University of Chile academic. 

Race to Rio

Alum and hurdle hopeful set for upcoming Olympic trials. 

Gender Equity or Else

Ireland considers plan for financial punishments for universities that fail to meet specified targets. 

Social Science Research in Madagascar: It’s a Jungle

David Mould had to navigate cartoon lemurs & other barriers in order to help local academics study factors hindering development.  

Focus on Interdisciplinary Research Or Lose Out, Academics Warned

Iain Gillespie, former research and innovation director at Nerc, explains why the University of Leicester is setting up four new institutes. 

Brexit's Enrollment Effects

Following the Brexit vote, many anticipate a drop in the number of E.U. students at U.K. universities.