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Is Geopolitics Closing the Door on Open Research?

Since the end of the Cold War, and even before, intellectual exchange across borders has been viewed as inherently beneficial.…

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Lapse in GI Benefits Highlights a Rocky Start for U. of Arizona’s Online Campus

The University of Arizona Global Campus is facing an uncertain future amid allegations of past predatory recruiting practices and a…

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Higher Ed’s Labor Shortage Is Easing. But These Parts of Its Work Force Are Struggling to Return to Normal.

Recently revised employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics bore good news for higher ed: The shortfall in…

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The Ukraine Dilemma: U.S. Colleges Debate Whether to Sever or Sustain Ties with Russia

Apple, Netflix, McDonald’s, General Motors — these American brands are among nearly 400 companies to announce they are pulling out…

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‘Where Is Everybody?’ Some Public Colleges Cut Ties With Russia Over Ukraine War

Public universities in Arizona this week joined a handful of others nationwide that said they would sell their Russian assets…

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Teaching a Sea of Students

The pandemic has created a huge demand for advice on good, evidence-supported teaching methods. But much of the conversation seems…

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U.S. Department of Justice Ends Controversial Probe of Researchers’ China Ties

The U.S. Department of Justice is ending a Trump-era investigation of national-security threats from China following several failed prosecutions of…

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U. of Arizona Is Tightening Its Embrace of Troubled UA Global Campus. Will Reputational Damage Follow?

The University of Arizona announced last week that it plans to take over and operate the University of Arizona Global…

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The Attendance Conundrum

Sarah Craig was frustrated. In late September, a vice provost at Georgetown University, where Craig is a junior majoring in…

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Biden Ordered Federal Contractors to Get Employees Vaccinated. Universities Have Begun to Comply.

More than a month after the Biden administration announced it would require federal contractors to be vaccinated against Covid-19, universities…

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