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Xia Yeliang, dismissed from his job at Peking University after clashes with his government, warned that American universities should be careful about partnerships with Chinese universities.
Many Chinese schools have sprung up in towns along the Laos-China border, and the schools in Vientiane are gaining popularity.
Transparency International is working with students to expose what they see as a creeping corporate influence as more top universities embrace “strategic partnerships” with businesses.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is now seeking to revive the populist zeal of his mayoral bid for a new campaign: persuading state lawmakers to back a tax increase to pay for prekindergarten.
Police say 11 University of Georgia fraternity members face hazing charges after students were beaten with fists as part of an initiation ritual.
At the country’s first Islamic fraternity, Alpha Lambda Mu, students get the opportunity to express both sides of their identity, the American and the Muslim.
Having left the active military, Robert H. Latiff, a major general, returned to teach at the University of Notre Dame, helping students grapple with the moral meaning of arms.
Hakan Yalincak, a former N.Y.U. student who was imprisoned after pleading guilty to fraud, has tried to reinvent himself overseas.
The most elemental skills of romantic intimacy are going the way of cursive handwriting. Colleges can help — in the classroom.
The Learning Network Blog: For the Sake of Argument: Writing Persuasively to Craft Short, Evidence-Based Editorials
In this lesson, we offer suggestions on how to guide students through the process when writing editorials — from brainstorming a topic to publishing their work — and all the steps in between.
The goal of bystander intervention programs is to block bad behavior before it crosses the line from drunken partying to rape.
Once the stuff of “Saturday Night Live” parody, “consent” today is proudly emblazoned on T-shirts, underwear and condom wrappers.
The Learning Network Blog: What Are Five Everyday Problems That Bother You, and What Can You Do About Them?
Do a version of the assignment students in Introduction to Creative Studies at Buffalo State College did, and tell us what you find.
Nine renowned researchers are to arrive on Friday as part of the Institute for Advanced Study and a strategy to promote excellence at Texas A&M University.
In our first Student Editorial Contest, we’re asking teenagers to write short, evidence-based persuasive essays like the editorials The New York Times publishes every day. Post yours here by March 17.