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Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

More than one million Mexicans and their families, including US-born children, returned to Mexico from 2009 to 2014 after living in the US, ... more

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Although SUNY Oswego has a study abroad participation rate of over 20 percent—more than double the national average—campus leaders have recognized the need to deliver global learning to all students.

That’s why Provost Lorrie Clemo, a member of the ACE Fellows Class of 2007-08, authorized the university’s Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), under the direction of IGE director Ulises Mejias, to create a series of faculty development awards to encourage course internationalization.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

The number of researchers has risen by 21% to 7.8 million since 2007 with a corresponding explosion in scientific publications, according to the newly-released UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030. But 72% of the world’s researchers can still be found in the European Union, China, Russia, the United States and Japan

The European Union remained world leader with a 22.2% share of researchers, but since 2011 China (19.1%) has overtaken the US (16.7%), as predicted in the UNESCO Science Report 2010

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

The 2015 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities had the highest rate of growth in 35 years, increasing by 10 percent to a record high of 974,926 students in the 2014-15 academic year. 

Friday, Nov. 06, 2015

La Junta de Gobierno de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico anuncio este viernes al sustituto del doctor Jose Narro Robles. 

http://m.aristeguinoticias.com/0611/mexico/junta-de-gobierno-de-la-unam-...

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Doudly Elius was visiting America from Haiti during his Partners of the Americas Legislative Fellow program in 2013 when he developed a motor disability. “I struggled a lot to walk, to climb stairs, or even to raise myself up from a chair,” Elius said. Still, New Jersey, where he was stationed, was well-equipped to support his needs.

http://action.partners.net/page/m/275bbc9a/423540fa/37a373ef/19219b2a/834283836/VEsP/

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Earlier this month, Canada’s Liberal Party displaced Stephen Harper’s Conservatives, swinging to power on a platform that included a promise to ease the route to citizenship for international students. Though the party hasn’t yet been officially sworn in, international education stakeholders are optimistic about what the change in leadership might bring for the sector.

http://thepienews.com/news/canada-new-pm-pledges-to-ease-citizenship-path-stakeholders-optimistic/

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds.

http://bigstory.ap.org/urn:publicid:ap.org:c16cf73e384d46deb5cdc7f80d5ef6da

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

The killing of nine people in an Oregon college is the 294th "mass shooting" in the US this year, according to one definition of such tragedies.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-34422235

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